Countdown to final episode of All My Children

The final episode for All My Children (AMC) will air this week.  The popular ABC soap opera can be seen on KTRE-TV weekdays at noon, repeat episodes air weeknights on SOAPnet.

AMC came on the scene January 5, 1970.  The show was created by Agnes Nixon featuring Susan Lucci as Erica Kane, one of daytime TV's most popular personalities.  Its original owner was Creative Horizons, Inc., the show was sold to ABC in January 1975.  ABC expanded its length from a half-hour to an hour on April 25, 1977.

The last episode on ABC will be Friday, September 23, 2011.  You can view free full episodes of All My Children at

If you are like most viewers, you love All My Children and you have fond memories of the Martins, Kanes, Tylers, Chandlers, Cortlands, Maricks, Santos's and every other family that has travelled through Pine Valley over the past four decades.  We would like you to share your favorite All My Children storyline in the comments section below and on our KTRE Facebook page.

ABC will replace All My Children with a new talk show called The Chew, centering on food-related and lifestyle topics.  The Chew is set to premiere on September 26, hosted by Iron Chef America's Mario Batali and Michael Symon, Top Chef's Carla Hall, What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly and Dr. Oz's daughter, author and nutritionist Daphane Oz.