Susan Lucci on All My Children Cancellation: “I Was Blindsided”

In 1970, Susan Lucci joined the cast of ABC’s daytime drama All My Children to play the beloved villain Erica Kane. She went on to earn an astounding 21 Emmy nominations for the role, with a win in 1999. Then, after more than 40 years, the soap opera was suddenly canceled. Watch as Susan reveals how she felt after the life-changing announcement. Plus, she shares her enthusiasm for her role in Devious Maids—the show that helped put her professional concerns to rest.


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