Today in Soap Opera History (June 30)

1952: The Guiding Light premiered on CBS television after 15 years on the radio."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial ...

Rise Stevens dies: 'Carmen' mezzo-soprano was 99

Rise Stevens, a woman best known for performing in New York's Metropolitan Opera, has died. She was 99. Of all her roles, Stevens was beloved for being the lead in "Carmen" in the 1940s and 1950s. ...

Today in Soap Opera History

On this date in... 1952: Popular radio soap opera The Guiding Light moved to television. The show also continued to air on the radio until 1956. 2005: Four-time Emmy winning General Hospital ...