Words cannot express what I’m feeling right now.
CBS has officially cancelled Guiding Light. Not an April Fool’s Joke. It feels like a giant kick in the chest, one that pole-axes you into not being able to breathe.
New York Post: Guiding Light Cancelled
We Love Soaps Blog: CBS’s “GUIDING LIGHT” To Broadcast Its Final Episode On Friday, Sept. 18
72 Year Institution GUIDING LIGHT Cancelled by CBS
Alternative Approaches to Keep GL On The Air
Also, go over to the Big Purple Dreams fan-forum and find other ways to help.
Yes, it is a television show. But one that has been breaking down barriers and creating wonderful stories. More coherent thoughts later…maybe.
I was thinking, just as GL moved from Radio to Television many years ago as it searched out new mediums, now is the time to move towards a new medium: cable, DirecTV, web-based programming. There is an audience and we will marshall ahead.