‘One Life To Live’ Writer, Producer Taking Over ‘General Hospital’

Update: It’s official. ABC has issued a press release confirming that Frank Valentini is “General Hospital’s” new executive producer and Ron Carlivati is the show’s new headwriter. ABC Daytime President Brian Frons states, “Frank and Ron’s creativity, passion and outstanding leadership will be a welcome addition to the cast and crew as well as viewers […]

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Deep Soap: Reasons For Soap Fans To Be Thankful

This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]

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‘All My Children’ Tapes Its Final ABC Episode

The Beginning Of The End It’s a wrap for “All My Children,” at least on ABC. The show taped its final broadcast television episode Tuesday. The show’s ending is a closely guarded secret. Ricky Paull Goldin (Jake), tweeted a photo of a sign on the set prohibiting anyone who works on the show from revealing […]

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Deep Soap: James Franco Update & Epic Friday Cliffhangers

When is  James Franco Returning to General Hospital? Early last week TVGuide published a story stating that James Franco would be reprising his role as serial killer Franco on “General Hospital” as part of a major storyline, first appearing on the show’s September 20th episode. Friday, Access Hollywood’s website broadcast an interview with the actor […]

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Clues to ‘All My Children’s Online Premiere Date?

Will “All My Children” Premiere Online September 26th? There is still no confirmed information about “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” moving from ABC to the Internet. However, TVGuide is reporting that AMC may not go on hiatus at all. According to the magazine, production company Prospect Park plans to debut the first […]

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The Soap World is Heavy on Rumors, Light on Facts

The Rumor Mill Screenwriter William Goldman famous summed up the movie industry in three words: nobody knows anything. That applies doubly to daytime right now. In the past few weeks, several credible sources have published rumors that “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” are on the verge of being canceled. This week, AMC […]

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