All My Children
Airs Weekdays at 1:00 a.m. & 2:00 a.m. ET/PT
"All My Children" revolves around the lives of the residents of fictional Pine Valley, a town which closely resembles the Philadelphia Main Line. The show was created by the legendary Agnes Nixon.
"All My Children" aired for 41 years on ABC, taking home the 1998 Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, the third time the show received this top honor, having also garnered the award in 1994 and 1992. It also received its third consecutive Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing. "All My Children" received its third Writers Guild Award and its third GLAAD Media Award, as well as GLAAD's inaugural Out Image Award for the character of Bianca Montgomery.
In all, "All My Children" had received more than 30 Emmy Awards and consistently distinguished itself in the field of daytime drama. The show had historically been committed to social issues, focusing on such topics as AIDS, abortion, teenage alcoholism, racial bias, acquaintance rape, spousal abuse, homosexuality, Reyes syndrome, Vietnam MIAs, drug abuse, the risks of motherhood over 40, safe sex, pet therapy and organ donations, among others. The show made television history by airing daytime television's first same-sex kiss between the characters of Bianca and Lena.