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The Brighter Day

The Brighter Day

The Brighter Day is an American daytime soap opera which aired on CBS from January 4, 1954 to September 28, 1962. Originally created for NBC radio by Irna Phillips in 1948, the radio and television versions ran simultaneously from 1954-1956. Set in New Hope, Wisconsin, the series revolved around Reverend Richard Dennis and his four children, Althea, Patsy, Babby and Grayling. The Brighter Day was the first soap opera to air on network television with an explic...

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#19 of 30 The All Time Greatest Daytime Soap Operas 1.4k votes The soap opera was among the first genres of television to gain traction with audiences, since the birth of TV in the late 1...

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