Read this and thought it was rather interesting...hindsight is 20/20 as they say!
I would watch GL if I had to hold the reel in one hand and twirl it with the other...anyway just sharing the following:
Starting in January 2008, Guiding Light moved from the traditional multi-camera style of filming to hand-held digital cameras. All of the show's traditional sets were scuttled and new four-wall sets were erected in their place, as well as two new permanent outdoor filming locations in New Jersey. Executive producer Ellen Wheeler was quoted in the New York Post as saying that the show didn't feel real, and that the show's new production style would have a completely different and more realistic look