The longest series, written by former teacher Irna Phillips, premiered on NBC Radio on January 25, 1937, and was later acquired by CBS, which in 1952 transformed "Guiding Light" into a television series that later lived more half a century.
Since its inception, the series has been nominated 357 times for various awards and won 98 awards, including the prestigious Daytime Emmy Awards. "Pointing Light" has entered the Guinness Book of Records as the longest-ever TV series. What can we talk about throughout the 15 762 episode, but if you start watching them without interruption, it will take 164 days, 4 hours and 30 minutes.
In April 2009, the management of the CBS company decided that due to the low ratings of the series, it will be broadcast until September 18, 2009.