As the World Turns

About

Created as a companion to Guiding Light, the show was a slow-moving character study of the people in the fictional town of Oakdale, Illinois.

Trivia

Marked the second longest running soap opera at 54 years, it was the most watched daytime drama between 1958 to 1978. It was named Outstanding Daytime Drama Series by the Daytime Emmys in 1987, 1991, 2001, and 2003.

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Premiered
April 2, 1956
Origin
United States
Network
CBS
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