The economy is affecting more than just the automobile workers.
According to All My Children creator Agnes Nixon, everyone involved with that ABC soap opera has been forced to take a pay cut.
"All the actors on All My Children have been reduced [in salary]," said Nixon, who also created One Life to Live and is a paid consultant to the network's daytime division. "Susan Lucci, Michael Knight and Ray McDonald have all been reduced -- substantially. And so have I, as a consultant. The ratings are not the same."