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'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live': By the Numbers

Susan Lucci
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From Susan Lucci's record Emmy nominations (22), to the number of episodes that have aired over the decades.

ABC announced plans Thursday to end All My Children and One Life to Live in September and January respectively. Here are a few stats about the long-running soaps:

41 Seasons: Time Susan Lucci played Erica Kane

21: Times Lucci has been nominated for -- but did not win -- an Emmy, a record

1999: Year Lucci finally won her first Emmy. "There's something to be said for anticipation. It's not all bad," she joked

3: Times All My Children earned best drama series at the Emmys

1: Times One Life to Live won best drama series at the Emmys

1970: All My Children premiered on Jan. 5 of that year

10,601: Number of episodes of All My Children that have aired as of April 15

1968: One Life to Live premiered in July of that year

More than 11,000: Number of episodes of One Life to Live that have aired

1990: Year Kelly Ripa joined All My Children. The end of the show is "like losing a member of your family," she said Thursday

35: Estimated number of employees who will lose their jobs when Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly turns over operations to American Media Inc. on a licensing deal