Another World (TV series) | Wikipedia audio article

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00:02:14 1 Development
00:04:11 2 History
00:04:21 2.1 1960s
00:04:30 2.1.1 The Beginning
00:07:20 2.1.2 Rachel Davis
00:08:49 2.2 1970s
00:08:59 2.2.1 Steve, Alice, and Rachel
00:11:40 2.2.2 Mac, Rachel, and Iris
00:14:01 2.2.3 The Matthewses, Randolphs, and Ewings
00:15:58 2.2.4 The 90-minute experiment
00:17:39 2.3 1980s
00:17:49 2.3.1 Iris moves to iTexas/i
00:19:39 2.3.2 Mac, Rachel, Janice, Mitch, (and again) Steve and Alice
00:24:07 2.3.3 A new iAnother World/i
00:27:11 2.3.4 The Romance
00:30:16 2.3.5 The Old and New Generation
00:32:46 2.3.6 Turning Point: Mac’s death
00:35:55 2.4 1990s
00:36:05 2.4.1 A New Era
00:40:50 2.4.2 Renewal
00:44:17 2.4.3 Decline
00:47:26 2.4.4 The Controversial Death of Frankie Frame
00:49:04 2.4.5 Cancellation
00:53:04 3 After the final episode
00:58:59 4 Cast
00:59:26 5 Broadcast history
01:00:03 5.1 The 1960s
01:01:04 5.2 The 1970s
01:04:26 5.3 Expansion to 90 minutes and its impact on ratings
01:05:33 5.4 The 1980s
01:08:42 5.5 The 1990s
01:10:48 6 List of firsts
01:13:12 7 Spin-offs
01:13:54 8 Airtimes
01:15:28 9 Theme songs
01:16:14 10 Notable alumni
01:16:23 10.1 Before they were stars
01:16:56 10.2 Well-known actors and Guest stars
01:17:06 11 Awards
01:17:16 11.1 Daytime Emmy Awards
01:17:25 11.1.1 Drama series and performer categories
01:17:36 11.1.2 Other categories
01:19:21 11.2 Other awards
01:19:35 12 Executive Producers / Head Writers
01:19:51 13 On location filming
01:20:39 14 See also
01:20:52 15 Bibliography
01:21:44 16 Further reading

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Another World (often shortened to AW) is an American television soap opera that aired on NBC from May 4, 1964, to June 25, 1999. It was created by Irna Phillips along with William J. Bell, and was produced by Procter & Gamble Productions at NBC Studios, 1268 East 14th Street in Brooklyn.
Set in the fictional town of Bay City, the series originally opened with announcer Bill Wolff intoning its epigram, “We do not live in this world alone, but in a thousand other worlds,” which Phillips said represented the difference between “the world of events we live in, and the world of feelings and dreams that we strive for.” Another World focused less on the conventional drama of domestic life as seen in other soap operas, and more on exotic melodrama between families of different classes and philosophies.
In 1964, Another World was the first soap opera to talk about abortion when such subjects were taboo. It was the first soap opera to do a crossover, with the character of Mike Bauer from Guiding Light, which was also created by Irna Phillips, coming from Springfield to Bay City. It was also the first to expand to one hour, then to ninety minutes, and then back to an hour. It was the first soap to launch two spin-offs, Somerset and Texas, as well as an indirect one, Lovers and Friends, which would be renamed For Richer, For Poorer. Another World was also the second soap opera with a theme song to chart on the Billboard record charts, “(You Take Me Away To) Another World” by Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris, in 1987. On April 12, 1999, NBC announced it was canceling Another World with its final episode on the network airing on June 25, 1999. NBC replaced Another World with another soap opera, Passions, on July 5, 1999.


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