Soap Opera Royalty.

Daytime legend Agnes Nixon will be honored at the Annual Giants of Broadcasting Awards on October 6. Ms. Nixon will be at the 8th annual event as “Queen of the Modern Soap Opera.”

Agnes Nixon has contributed to Daytime for decades, serving as a writer for “Search For Tomorrow,” Guiding Light, As The World Turns and “Another World.” She also created One Life To Live and All My Children, where she continues to serve as the Executive Story consultant, and co-created “Loving.”

The event will be held in New York, where Dick Clark, Rue McClanahan, Art Linkletter, Sam Donaldson and others will also be honored. Charles Osgood of “CBS Sunday Morning” will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

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