Who is the most popular soap opera star? There is no denying that Susan Lucci is arguably the biggest name in soap opera history. Portraying Erica Kane on All My Children, Lucci became one of the biggest stars on a show that had a successful run of over 40 years.
What was the most popular soap opera ever? 1. Guiding Light. The first entry on our list is Guiding Light, which is an American daytime TV drama that had the largest number of episodes while it ran.
Does Soap Opera Digest still exist? Soap Opera Digest, published by a360media, LLC, currently publishes 52 times annually.
What is the latest soap opera? Today, only four of them remain — The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS), Days of Our Lives (NBC), General Hospital (ABC), and The Young and the Restless (CBS). Their ratings are a fraction of what they used to be, even just a few years ago, so it can feel like they’re on borrowed time.