Remember Them? From Soaps to Stars

Following on the heels of "Guiding Light," "As the World Turns" is the latest soap opera to get the axe. CBS announced Tuesday that "World" will stop spinning next September after 54 years. The show is the last remaining daytime drama made by Procter & Gamble, which coined the term "soap opera" because it used the shows to hawk products like Ivory soap. Earlier this year, another Procter & Gamble-produced show, "Guiding Light," ended its 72-year run -- first on radio and then television --...Full Story
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