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CBS Axes As the World Turns

Soap ends 54-year run in September
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 8, 2009 2:02 PM CST
CBS Axes As the World Turns
Van Hansis, left, as Luke Snyder and Jake Silbermann as Noah Mayer on "As the World Turns".   (AP Photo/John Paschal-JPI Studios,Proctor & Gamble Productions)

(Newser) – CBS is canceling As the World Turns, ending a soap saga that has run for more than half a century. The last episode will air in September. The network's move, coming 3 months after the cancellation of Guiding Light, will leave just six soap operas on the air—and ABC's One Life to Live is rumored to be next, Entertainment Weekly reports.
(Read more Guiding Light stories.)

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