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World Turns, Light Still On at CBS

CBS has re-upped two shows that, between them, have almost 120 years on the air (no, that's not a misprint).

Soaps As the World Turns and Guiding Light have been renewed through the 2006-2007 season.

Guiding Light will celebrate its 67th birthday June 30 (including its radio run and 53 years on TV), while World has been turning since 1956.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.