About As The World Turns


Set in the closely-knit community of Oakdale, IL, AS THE WORLD TURNS centers on the complex lives of the Hughes, Montgomery, Ryan, Snyder, Stewart and Walsh families. The show celebrates its 53rd Anniversary in April 2009.

Premiere: April 2, 1956

Produced By: Procter & Gamble Productions, Inc.

Executive Producer: Christopher Goutman

Senior Producer: Carole Shure

Producer: Vivian Gundaker

Associate Producer: Jennifer Salamone

Head Writer: Jean Passanante

Writers: Lisa Connor, Anna Theresa Cascio, Richard Culliton, Susan Dansby, Leah Laiman, Mimi Lehey, David Levinson, Elizabeth Page, Courtney Simon, Gary Sunshine, Judy Tate and Chris Whitesell

Directors: Habib Azar, Sonia Blangiardo, Michael Eilbaum, John O'Connell, Jennifer Pepperman and Maria Wagner