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All My Children

Soap Opera
5 January, 1970
All My Children

All My Children is an American television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 5, 1970, to September 23, 2011, and on The Online Network from April 29 to September 2, 2013, via Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children is set in Pine Valley, Pennsylvania, a fictional suburb of Philadelphia, which is modeled on the actual Philadelphia suburb of Rosemont. The original series featured Susan Lucci as Erica Kane, one of daytime television's most popular characters. The title of the series refers to the bonds of humanity. All My Children was the first new network daytime drama to debut in the 1970s. Originally owned by Creative Horizons, Inc., the company created by Nixon and her husband, Bob, the show was sold to ABC in January 1975. The series started at a half-hour in per-installment length, then was expanded to a full hour on April 25, 1977.

Genre Soap opera, Drama
Created by Agnes Nixon
Written by See below
Directed by Jill Ackles, Larry Auerbach, James A. Baffico, Jack Coffey, Jean Dadario Burke, Conal O'Brien, Casey Childs, Christopher Goutman, Sherrell Hoffman, Del Hughes, Henry Kaplan, Andrew Lee, Robert Scinto, Susan Simon, Diana B. Wenman, Anthony Pascarelli, Steven Williford, Christopher Goutman, Angela Tessinari, Michael V. Pomarico, Sonia Blangiardo, Habib Azar
Starring Series cast
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes ABC: 10,712 (television), TOLN: 43 (internet and television), Total: 10,755
Executive producer(s) Agnes Nixon (1970–1982), Bud Kloss (1970–1978), Jorn Winther (1978–1982), Jacqueline Babbin (1982–1986), Jorn Winther (1986–1987), Stephen Schenkel (1987–1989), Felicia Minei Behr (1989–1996), Francesca James (1996–1998), Jean Dadario Burke (1998–2003), Julie Hanan Carruthers (2003–2011), Ginger Smith (2013), Jeffrey Kwatinetz (2013), Richard Frank (2013)
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Production company(s) Creative Horizons, Inc. (1970–1975), ABC (1975–2011), Prospect Park (2013)
Distributor ABC (1970–2011), The Online Network (2013)
Original network ABC (1970–2011), The Online Network (2013)
Picture format NTSC (1970–2010), HDTV 720p (2010–2011, 2013)
Audio format Stereo
Related shows The City, General Hospital, Loving, One Life to Live

About All My Children

Following the intertwining relationships between people in the affluent community of Pine Valley, Pennsylvania. The show had a one year run on The Online Network in 2013 after finishing its run on ABC in 2011.

Achievement of All My Children

The show originally ran for 40 years on ABC. The show won 28 Daytime Emmys during its run. 

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Latest information about All My Children updated on July 28 2021.