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As the World Turns aired on CBS from April 2, 1956 until September 17, 2010.

As the World Turns
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Debuted

April 2, 1956

Final Episode

September 17, 2010

Created by

Irna Phillips

Number of Episodes

13, 858

Network

CBS

Running Time

  • 30 Minutes (1956-1975)
  • 60 Minutes (1975-2010)

Executive Producer and Head Writer HistoryEdit

Executive Producers

Duration Name
1956-1965 Ted Corday
1965-1971 Mary Harris
1971-1973 Fred Bartholomew
1973-1978 Joe Willmore
1978-1980 Joe Rothenberger
1980-Fall 1981 Fred Bartholomew
Fall 1981-10/1984 Mary-Ellis Bunim
10/1984-10/1988 Robert Calhoun
10/1988-05/1995 Laurence Caso
05/1995-11/08/1996 John Valente
11/11/1996-06/04/1999 Felicia Minei Behr
06/07/1999-06/23/2010 Christopher Goutman

Head Writers

Duration Name
1956-1965
  • Irna Phillips
1965-1966
1966-1970
1970
1970
1970
1971
1971
1971-1973
1973-1978
1979
Late 1979
Late 1979-1981
1981
1981
1981
1981
1982-1983
  • Bridget Dobson
  • Jermone Dobson
1983
Mid 1983-1984
  • John Saffron
1984-11/1984
11/1984-04/1985
04/1985-11/1985
  • Susan Bedsow Horgan
11/1985-1988
  • Douglas Marland
1988 During WGA Writers Strike
1988-04/1993
  • Douglas Marland
04/1993-01/1995
01/1995
01/1995-01/1996
  • Richard Culliton
02/1996-Late 1996
Late 1996-05/1997
05/1997-Fall 1997
Fall 1997
  • Stephen Demorest
  • Mel Brez
  • Addie Walsh
12/1997
  • Addie Walsh
01/1998-06/1999
06/1999-06/12/2000
06/13/2000-07/2001
07/16/2001-09/2002
09/2002-05/2005
  • Hogan Sheffer
  • Jean Passanante
05/2005-10/2007
10/2007-01/24/2008
  • Jean Passanante
  • Leah Laiman
01/25/2008-04/17/2008 WGA Writers Strike
  • Christopher Goutman
04/18/2008-01/2010
  • Jean Passanante
  • Leah Laiman
01/2010-03/12/2010
03/15/2010-09/17/2010

Daytime Emmy Awards/NominationsEdit

Preceded by
The Young and the Restless (1986);

Santa Barbara (1990); General Hospital (2000); One Life to Live (2002)

Drama Series Winner
1987, 1991, 2001, 2003
Succeeded by
Santa Barbara (1988);

All My Children (1992); One Life to Live (2002); The Young and the Restless (2004)

Preceded by
The Young and the Restless (2000);

General Hospital (2003)

Writing Team Winner
2001, 2002, 2004, 2005
Succeeded by
General Hospital (2003);

The Young and the Restless (2006)

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