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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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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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Two Stars Ink Deals For Online ‘All My Children’

One of “All My Children’s” biggest stars, Camaron Mathison (Ryan) and one of its most popular newcomers Lindsay Hartley, (Cara) have signed deals with production company Prospect Park to join the online version of the soap, the company announced Monday. They are the first AMC actors to do so. While there have been numerous announcements […]

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‘All My Children’ Gets A Five Star Send Off

“All My Children” Commemorated With Book & TV Special This is going to be a tough two weeks for “All My Children” fans. With reports that production company Prospect Park may be putting its plans to continue the show on the internet on hold, there is a possibility that the show’s September 23rd ABC finale […]

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‘All My Children’ Stars Open To Moving to the Internet

On September 23rd, “All My Children” will air its final ABC episode. Prospect Park, the production company that has bought the show with plans of continuing it on-line, has made an initial offer to AFTRA, the actor’s union, outlining a proposed minimum pay scale for the cast. According to Deadline, the company has offered the […]

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