Picks and Pans Review: The Soaps

UPDATED 07/30/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 07/30/1984 at 01:00 AM EDT

Let's look at priorities, America. No. 1 is the Olympics. No. 2 is the soap operas. We can't do without them. And we won't. During the games, ABC is running its three top-rated soaps—All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital—in 40-minute shows, all "especially hard-hitting and action-packed," promises the network.

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It is, of course, impossible to know which days will be best for watching. But here's a look at the probable tops, including the names of some high-ranked athletes expected to compete:

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