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Guiding Light

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.

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55x235 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 …

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Guiding Light is Canceled/Ended
The show had 58 seasons and 3568 episodes air between 1952 and 2009.

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Guidng Light, the longest running show in broadcast history, will complete it's final season on CBS Television Network in September. The daytime drama was not renewed by CBS for the 2009-2010 broadcast season, marking the end of its 57 year run on the Network.

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Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Jun. 30, 1952
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
1952 - 2009
To-Date:
58 Seasons
3568 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network
AKA:
The Guiding Light (Original Title)
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Series Fun Facts

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  • In 2002, Joan Collins made a well-publicized stint as Alexandra Spaulding, the third actress to play the role, but was soon replaced by Marj Dusay, the second actress to play Alex after the…
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    In 2002, Joan Collins made a well-publicized stint as Alexandra Spaulding, the third actress to play the role, but was soon replaced by Marj Dusay, the second actress to play Alex after the first, Beverlee McKinsey, played her for seven years. Collins wanted to schedule her filming around her book promotion tour, but producers wanted Collins full-time. Collins playing Alexandra had a bit of soap opera irony: Alexis Carrington, the nasty character that made her famous on DYNASTY, was modeled after Iris Carrington, the nasty daytime character that made Beverlee McKinsey famous.
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  • Due to Kristen Vigard falling ill, Elizabeth Berridge played the part of Morgan Richards in this episode.
  • This episode has survived and has turned up on various video-sharing sites. The original commercials for Duz and Ivory have survived along with it.

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