Episodes: 352 (hour)
TV show dates: November 13, 1995 — March 28, 1997
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Laura Wright, Amelia Heinle, Randolph Mantooth, Catherine Hickland, Philip Brown, Ted King, Lisa Lo Cicero, Darnell Williams, Corey Page, George Palermo, Debbi Morgan, Alimi Ballard, Joni Allen, Roscoe Born, James Sioutis, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Carlotta Chang, Melissa Dye, Morgan Fairchild, Melissa Dye, Jane Elliot, P.J. Aliseo, Joel Fabiani, Amy Van Horne, Al Martino, Joseph Sirola, and Maggie Rush.
TV show description:
Airing opposite The Young and the Restless, this soap opera is a continuation/spin-off of the Loving serial and is co-created by soap veteran Agnes Nixon.
When ABC was getting ready to cancel Loving after 12 years on the air, head writers James Harmon Brown and Barbara Esensten were asked to find a creative way to salvage some of the components of the show. Their answer was to create what some consider to be the show’s most memorable storyline, the Corinth Serial Killer.
Stacey Forbes (Lauren-Marie Taylor), Clay Alden (Dennis Parlato), Curtis Alden (Linden Ashby), Cabot Alden (Wesley Addy), Isabelle Alden (Augusta Dabney), and Jeremy Hunter (Jean LeClerc) all lose their lives to a mysterious murderer, someone the victims knew. The culprit turns out to be Gwen Alden (Christine Tudor Newman) who’d killed her friends and family “to make their pain go away.” After breaking down, she injects herself with poison before she can be arrested.