One Life to Live (1968–2013)

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One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and ... See full summary »

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 John McBain / ... (876 episodes, 2003-2012)
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 Starr Manning / ... (799 episodes, 1998-2012)
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 Blair Cramer / ... (774 episodes, 1993-2013)
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 Rex Balsom / ... (758 episodes, 2002-2012)
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 Jessica Brennan / ... (682 episodes, 2003-2012)
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 Victoria Davidson Banks / ... (619 episodes, 1971-2013)
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 Bo Buchanan / ... (608 episodes, 1979-2013)
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 Dorian Lord / ... (599 episodes, 1979-2013)
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 Gigi Morasco / ... (570 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Cole Thornhart / ... (538 episodes, 2006-2010)
Jerry Ver Dorn ...
 Clint Buchanan / ... (523 episodes, 2005-2013)
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 Nora Hanen / ... (511 episodes, 1992-2013)
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 Brody Lovett / ... (471 episodes, 2008-2012)
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 Téa Delgado / ... (463 episodes, 1997-2013)
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 Cristian Vega / ... (459 episodes, 1998-2012)
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 Langston Wilde / ... (448 episodes, 2006-2012)
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One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview, PA. Concentrating on the wealthy Lord family, and the middle-class Woleks and Rileys, the show was one of the first daytime dramas to depict people from all sorts of backgrounds. The show was the first to depict an interracial relationship, and among the first to explore drug addiction. It has also depicted dissociative identity disorder, cultism, out-of-body experiences, international espionage, time travel, and even underground cities! Written by Anonymous

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15 July 1968 (USA)  »

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Between Heaven and Hell  »

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(1968-1976) | (1976-1978) | (1978-)

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This series and "General Hospital" were both originally half-hour long shows. When NBC and CBS began expanding the length of rival soaps to an hour, the ABC network made the unusual move of expanding both shows to 45 minutes in length in 1977. The reason for this was that it would still be cheaper to produce than an hour-long series, and the unusual time schedule would discourage viewers from flipping the channel to other networks (Viewers of "One Life to Live" would presumably be less likely to flip the channel to a rival soap if they knew it was already half-over.) The scheme backfired, as more viewers began turning off "Life" early to watch rival soap than were staying tuned to watch "General Hospital." In less than a year, the network expanded both soaps to an hour in length. See more »

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Marcie: All my life, Al, nobody has even been attracted to me.
Al: Well, listen, those days are over, Marcie.
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best show ever
5 January 2010 | by (United States owensboro, ky) – See all my reviews

One Life To Live is absolutely the best show on television. i do mean EVER!!!! I WORK DURING THE DAY BUT THANK GOODNESS FOR SOAPNET.i have watched this show since i was in grade school. i feel like they are family. i love all the characters,.... Rex, Gigi,Bo,Nora,Blair my favorite,Vicki, and of course Dorian i absolutely love all the characters from Llanview. thanks ABC and Agnes for such a great show !!!!!!! i will always watch,story lines are terrific and the acting is far better than other shows. by the way Jessica is a fantastic actress, this show has many many great actors. keep it up thanks again Agnes for a job well done.


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