'All My Children' Actress Lindsay Hartley (Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Deep Soap: Online ‘One Life to Live’ Gets an Executive Producer

Update 2: Apparently Prospect Park has realized they need WGA writers to produce high quality shows and has reached out to the union to negotiate a deal, according to Daytime Confidential. Update:Vincent Irizarry,who played the villainous Dr. David Hayward on All My Children just signed a deal to join the on-line show. Irizarry announced the […]

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More Details Emerge About Plans for Online Revival of Two Soaps

What is it about the holidays and the online versions of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live”? The plans to move the two canceled ABC soaps online fell apart the day before Thanksgiving 2011.  Here we are on the day after Christmas 2012 starting this whole dance again. Last Monday, Deadline reported that […]

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Deep Soap: Have ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Come Back From The Dead… Again?

Soap fans, view this as less of a Christmas miracle and more of a Festivus airing of grievances. Deadline reports that Prospect Park, the production company that infamously bought the rights to ABC’s canceled soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with plans to turn them into daily full length online programs, then […]

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‘All My Children’ Actor Arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police at Los Angeles International Airport say actor Jack Scalia has been arrested after security screeners found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag. Sgt. Belinda Nettles says the 61-year-old Scalia, who had recurring roles on “All My Children,” “Remington Steele” and “Dallas,” was arrested Thursday afternoon in Terminal 7. No […]

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Stars of Canceled Soaps Reinvent Themselves in Daytime, Primetime, Theater and Blogging

Three years ago, there were eight American daytime soaps. Today, there are four. The cancellations of “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live” left hundreds of people who worked both in front of and behind the camera unemployed. The four canceled soaps all filmed in New York City […]

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Mark Consuelos Joins ‘American Horror Story’ for Season 2

First Mark Consuelos’ wife Kelly Ripa said she would go crazy if her husband became the permanent co-host of her daytime show, but now it is Consuelos himself who is headed to the asylum. The “All My Children” actor is joining the second season of “American Horror Story” where he will play Spivey, a patient […]

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Deep Soap: Fearless Daytime Emmy Predictions

The Daytime Emmys are just one day away, which means it’s time for my annual Daytime Emmy predictions. After watching all of the nominees reels, I have some strong opinions about who should win and who will win. At least half of them will inevitably be wrong. So without further ado, here are my picks. […]

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Deep Soap: 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 39th Annuals Daytime Emmy Awards were announced today. “General Hospital” was the most nominated Daytime Show, scoring 23 nominations, followed by “Sesame Street” and “The Young & the Restless” with 16. The nominations for Outstanding Drama Series are “All My Children“, “Days of Our Lives“, “General Hospital” and “The Young & […]

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