As the World Turns: History of as the World Turns, List of as the World Turns Characters, Cast Members of as the World Turns, Riley Morgan

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: As the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, List of as the World Turns Characters, History of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, Cast Members of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, History of as the World Turns, Riley Morgan. Excerpt: As the World Turns (often referred to as ATWT ) is an American television soap opera that airs each weekday on CBS.Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, Illinois , the show debuted on April 2, 1956, at 1:30 pm EST . Prior to then, all serials were fifteen minutes in length. As the World Turns and The Edge of Night , which premiered on the same day at 4:30 pm EST, were the first two to be thirty minutes in length from their premiere. At first, viewers did not respond to the new half-hour serial, but ratings picked up in its second year, eventually reaching the top spot in the daytime Nielsen ratings by fall 1958. In 1959, the show started a streak of weekly ratings wins that would not be interrupted for over twelve years. In the year-to-date ratings, As the World Turns was the most-watched daytime drama from 1958 until 1978, with ten million viewers tuning in each day. At its height, core actors such as Helen Wagner , Don MacLaughlin , Don Hastings , and Eileen Fulton became nationally known. Irna Phillips created As the World Turns as a sister show to her other soap opera Guiding Light .The show switched to color on August 21, 1967, and expanded from a half-hour in length to one hour starting on December 1, 1975 when The Edge of Night moved to ABC .The show passed its 10,000th episode on May 12, 1995, and celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 2, 2006. As the World Turns is the last remaining Procter and Gamble produ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156397275
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/20/2010
  • Pages: 40
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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