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One Life to Live
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Debuted

July 13, 1968 (Network) / April 29, 2013 (online)

Finale

January 13, 2012 (Network) / August 19, 2013 (online)

Created by

Agnes Nixon

Network

ABC/The OnLine Network

Running Time

  • 30 Minutes (1968-1976; 2013)
  • 45 Minutes (1976-1978)
  • 60 Minutes (1978-2012)

One Life to Live debuted on ABC on July 15, 1968. The show aired its final network episode on January 13, 2012. The series was created by Agnes Nixon.  The series returned online from April 29, 2013  to August 19, 2013.

Original Cast[]

Executive Producers and Head Writer History[]

Executive Producers

Duration Name
July 15, 1968-July 1977 Doris Quinlan
July 1977-August 1983 Joseph Stuart
August 1983-July 1984 Jean Arley
August 1984-June 1991 Paul Rauch
July 1991-June 1994 Linda Gottlieb
July 1994-October 1996 Susan Bedsow Hogan
October 1996-December 1997 Maxine Levinson
December 1997-January 2001 Jill Farren Phelps
January 2001-February 2003 Gary Tomlin
January 2003-January 13, 2012 Frank Valentini
April 29, 2013-August 19, 2013 Jennifer Pepperman

Head Writers

Duration Name
July 1968-July 1972
  • Agnes Nixon
  • Paul Roberts
  • Don Wallace
August 1972-September 1973
  • Agnes Nixon
  • Gordon Russell
September 1973-October 1978
  • Gordon Russell
November 1978-March 1980
  • Gordon Russell
  • Sam Hall
March 1980-May 1982
  • Sam Hall
  • Peggy O'Shea
July 1982-January 1983
  • Sam Hall
  • Henry Slesar
February 1983-June 1983
  • Henry Slesar
June 1983-December 1983
  • John William Corrington
  • Joyce Corrington
December 1983-June 1984
  • Sam Hall
  • Peggy O'Shea
July 1984-June 1987
  • Peggy O'Shea
July 1987-July 1990
  • S. Michael Schnessel
September 1990-May 1991
  • Craig Carlson
  • Leah Laiman
May 1991-August 1991
  • Craig Carlson
August 1991-January 1992
  • Michael Malone
January 1992-February 1995
March 1995-March 1996
  • Michael Malone
April 1996-December 1996
December 1996-June 1997
  • Jean Passanante
  • Peggy Sloane
June 1997-March 29, 1998
  • Claire Labine
  • Matthew Labine
March 30, 1998-December 31, 1998
  • Pamela K. Long
January 1999-September 1999 No one Credited
September 1999-January 2001
  • Megan McTavish
January 2001-January 31, 2003
February 3, 2003-March 7, 2003
  • Josh Griffith
March 10, 2003-March 22, 2004
  • Josh Griffith
  • Michael Malone
March 24, 2004-November 24, 2004
  • Michael Malone
November 29, 2004-December 10, 2004
December 13, 2004-May 7, 2007
May 8, 2007-September 10, 2007
September 11, 2007-February 14, 2008
  • Ron Carlivati
February 15, 2008-May 1, 2008 (WGA Writers Strike)
May 2, 2008-January 13, 2012
  • Ron Carlivati
April 29, 2013-July 15, 2013
  • Thom Racina
  • Susan Bedshow Horgan
July 22, 2013-August 19, 2013
  • Thom Racina
  • Jessica Klein

Daytime Emmy Awards/Nominations[]

Winners noted in bold:

Preceded by
As the World Turns (2001)
Drama Series Winner
2002
Succeeded by
As the World Turns (2003)
Preceded by
Guiding Light (1986, 1993, 2007)
Writing Team Winner
1987, 1994, 2008
Succeeded by
All My Children (1988);

General Hospital (1995, 2009)

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