OLTL has always been the soap that pushed the envelope, for better (social issue storylines that actually took stands on controversial issues) and for worse.
[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/One-Life-to-Live/97348/2183290979/Tue%2C-Jan-3%2C-2012/embed?skipTo=166 580 476] Llan(d)view of Psychos The great Statesville prison break of 2012 is an awesome way to kick off the final nine episodes of “One Life To Live.” Only nine more episodes? Gosh, that’s got to be a mistake. How can a tense umbrella suspense storyline kick off as the show is winding […]
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 […]
Sometimes, bad characters happen to good actors. That was true of Nathan Parsons who tried his best in the role of “General Hospital’s” Ethan. Soap Opera Digest reports that his character will be departing the show in early 2012.
What will the Frank Valentini/Ron Carlivati “General Hospital” be like? That’s been the question on every soap fan’s mind since news broke that the executive producer and headwriter of “One Life To Live” are moving to GH. Will the dynamic duo do as well in Port Charles as they did in Llanview? Will they convince […]
2011 was the most newsworthy year for daytime television ever. Two popular soaps were canceled. Two beloved talk show hosts opted to leave their long-running shows. The internet seemed to be the future home of soap operas, until it proved financially impossible to launch a daily show online. Here’s a look back on a year […]
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 […]
It’s Halloween, the greatest of soap holidays. It’s the chance for characters to don elaborate expensive costumes that reveal aspects of their personality and attend masquerade parties where anything can happen. With the holiday falling on a Monday, Halloween became a four day extravaganza this year in both real life and on television. It’s unfair […]
Thorsten Kaye Reveals Why He Did Not Return to “One Life to Live” Fans and critics have sung the praises of “One Life to Live’s” so-called Tale of Two Todds, in which Roger Howarth, the original actor who portrayed Todd Manning returned to the show, leading to the revelation that the man everyone thought was […]
Production company Prospect Park has signed some of “One Life to Live’s” biggest stars to continue with the online version of the show that is expected to debut shortly after the show airs its final episode on ABC in early 2012. Erika Slezak (Viki), Kassie DePaiva (Blair), Michael Easton (John) and Ted King (Tomas) have […]