Hawkins Falls, Population 6200

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Hawkins Falls, Population 6200

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Hawkins Falls, Population 6200

First Air Date: June 17, 1950

First Aired on    :   1950
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Doug Johnson
Networks    :   NBC
Genres    :   Soap,Drama
Seasons/Episodes    :   1 episodes in 1 Seasons

Hawkins Falls, Population 6200 is the first successful American television soap opera. Sponsored by Unilever's blue detergent, Surf, the program began as a one hour comedy-drama on June 17, 1950, and ran in prime time on the NBC network until October 12, 1950. On April 2, 1951, the series was moved to a fifteen-minute daytime slot, where it was retitled Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel, and developed into a soap opera format. Hawkins Falls ran until July 1, 1955, making it NBC's longest running soap opera until The Doctors exceeded it in 1967. The town of Hawkins Falls was patterned after the real-life town of Woodstock, Illinois.


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Season 1 (1950)

1 episodes




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