The Guiding Light began as a radio drama 75 years ago. On TV, it takes place in the fictional Midwestern town of Springfield. In its early years the stories centered on the middle class Bauer family, but later the wealthy Spauldings, Chamberlains, and Lewises, along with the working class Reardons and others, took their own places of prominence, though the Bauers remained the heart of the show.
Last Episode55x235 Ep. #15186 Aired: Jan. 28, 2011
Josh and Reva talk about the past that they have shared together. Josh realizes just how much Cassie means to him and after Reva hears on the …
Series Fun Facts
- The series received a special citation from the Emmy Awards' New York Chapter "for distinguishing itself as the longest running program in the history of daytime drama" in 1997.
- It's the world longest soap opera, credited on the Guiness Book of World Records.
- Beverlee McKinsey asked the producers to consider her friend and former TEXAS costar Daniel Davis (THE NANNY) for the role of Alan Spaulding after Christopher Bernau died in 1988.
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