7 Cancelled Soap Operas We Wish Would Return
Going way back into the soap opera history vault is a daytime drama that revolved around the hospital in a little town known as Madison. Doctors aired from April 1963 to December 1982 and had a huge fan following. Sadly, the show met its demise due to a reshuffling in NBC’s daytime schedule and got moved from its original time slot. Nothing could help revive the soap after that move as ratings declined.
4. Guiding Light
Guiding Light (GL) ran for an unprecedented 57 years from 1952 to 2009 and is currently listed as the longest-running televised drama in U.S. history. It was picked up by CBS after broadcasting for 19 years on the radio. The soap was originally created by Irna Phillips, who based the show’s storylines on her own personal experiences. The soap had many differing plots, characters, and evolved tremendously during the over 70 years it had been entertaining fans. While it has been off the air for about eight years now, GL audiences still miss the soap and all the daily drama it brought into their lives.