Deep Soap: Will ‘One Life To Live’ Characters Work on ‘General Hospital’?

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2186435969/Thu%2C-Jan-12%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=1018 580 476] Watch “One Life To Live’s” Emotional Tribute to Soaps The penultimate episode of “One Life To Live” (it is killing me to write that) contained a beautiful love letter to soaps and its fans. In what has got to be the most meta scenario in television history, everyone gathered to watch […]

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Deep Soap: Fearless New Year’s Predictions

2011 was the year that daytime soaps died — again and again and again.  What will 2012 bring to daytime television? Will CBS and NBC decide to axe their surviving soaps? Will “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” miraculously come back from the dead for a second time?  Will The Powers That Be […]

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Deep Soap: Soaps Serve Up A Holiday Treat

Friday was an anxious day for anyone who covers daytime. The day before Thanksgiving brought the news that Prospect Park was abandoning plans to continue “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” online. Would the ultimate news dump day, the last weekday before a three-day Christmas weekend, bring something equally terrible? Fortunately the answer […]

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Deep Soap: Plans To Move Soaps Online Canceled

Update: Prospect Park has officially canceled its plans to continue “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” on-line. The production company released a lengthy statement, authored by the company’s founders Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank, explaining its decision. “After five months of negotiations with various guilds, hundreds of presentations to potential financial and technology […]

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Four More Stars Join Online ‘One Life To Live’

Production company Prospect Park announced that four more “One Life to Live” cast members have signed contracts to join the online version of the show that it hopes to launch in early 2012 on the fledgling internet television network,  The On-Line Network. Florencia Lozano (Tea), Tuc Watkins (David), Josh Kelly (Cutter) and Shenell Edmonds (Destiny) […]

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Is ‘The Chew’ Devouring ABC’s Surviving Soaps?

Is “The Chew” Sinking Its Teeth Into Soap Ratings? People are watching the rebooted “Days of Our Lives.”  The week of the October 3rd, “Days” was tied with “The Young & the Restless” for number one among  Women 18-34 (0.6/4), and was the number two show among Women 18-49 (1.0/7). That is a quick turnaround […]

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Deep Soap: Headwriter and More Stars Join Online ‘One Life to Live’

Headwriter Ron Carlivati and five more actors have signed contracts to join the online version of “One Life To Live,” which is scheduled to premiere in January 2012 on The On-line Network, production company Prospect Park’s new online internet entertainment network.  The cast members making the move are: Melissa Archer (Natalie), Kelley Missal (Dani), Sean […]

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