The daytime drama had been gradually losing viewers, and ABC feared losing money on the production.
On Thursday, Lucci, Erica Kane on "AMC," took to Twitter to note her upcoming "View" appearance saluting "41 incredible years." Show creator Agnes Nixon is to be on hand for the special, and ABC promises "surprise guests." PHOTOS: 10 long-running soap operas She Knows rounded up cast comments on the show's demise: "It's a sad day in Pine Valley" -- Stephanie Gatschet, who plays Madison on the show.
1972: On As the World Turns, Tom Hughes (Peter Galman) and Carol Deming (Rita Mc Laughlin) were married.
Welcoming the challenge, Roger guides Nick through the city's wild nightlife for an all-night crash course, only to realize that he--the adult--still has something to learn about what women, and men, really want.
Terri Colombino, Alexandra Chando, Stephanie Gatschet and Austin Peck were among the early attendees.
Shelley Hennig, who was nominated for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series, kicked off the star-studded event in a dark green short dress with a simple hair-do.
Roger Swanson is a hopelessly cynical advertising copywriter with a razor-sharp wit who believes he has mastered the art of manipulating women.
But Roger's seemingly foolproof world of smooth talk and casual sex begins to unravel when he is paid a surprise visit by his teenager nephew, Nick.
This makes Abby’s final airdate between mid-May and mid-June as DOOL films 5 1/2 months is advance.