Guiding Light is a CBS soap opera.
The daytime drama tells the story of the town of Springfield. Multiple generations of families have grown up here. The most famous, though, is the Spauldings, led by patriarch Alan.
In 2008, the series took the bold step of reinventing itself with a new production style. Included in this move is the decision to shoot every exterior shot on location; this makes for more intimate, true-to-life footage.
This is the longesr-running scriped show on TV.