Shortland Street full Episode September 30, 2022: is a New Zealand prime-time soap opera centring on the fictitious Shortland Street Hospital, first broadcast on Television New Zealand’s TV2 on 25 May 1992.
It is the country’s longest-running drama and soap opera, being broadcast continuously for over 6,000 episodes and 25 years, and is one of the most watched television programmes in New Zealand.
The show was originally screened as five half-hour episodes each week and initially receiving mixed reviews on its premiere.After its launch it dropped in ratings and would have been cancelled if TVNZ had not ordered a year’s worth of episodes in advance.
By early 1993, the show’s rating picked up and TVNZ renewed the production. Today, it is one of New Zealand’s highest-rated shows, frequently making AGB Nielsen Media Research’s top 5 programmes of the week.