What happened to Guiding Light soap opera? On April 1, 2009, CBS announced that it would be canceling Guiding Light after a run of 72 years (15 on radio and 57 on television) due to low ratings. The show taped its final scenes for CBS on August 11, 2009, and its final episode on the network aired on September 18, 2009.
Who was Molly on Guiding Light? ‘Guiding Light’ Actress Maureen Garrett Comes Out Publicly.
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How old is the Guiding Light soap opera? The show has been on radio and television for 72 years, beginning on NBC radio in 1937 and moving to CBS television in 1952. The show’s run will end with an episode Sept. 18.