‘All My Children’ & ‘One Life To Live’ Set To Resume Production Feb. 25

By | Monday February 11, 2013 @ 9:57am PST

Los Angeles. CA – February 11, 2013 – The Online Network announced today that production will commence on the highly-anticipated revivals of the beloved long-running serial dramas “All My Children,” and “One Life to Live,” beginning February 25. Principal production for both series will take place in Stamford, Connecticut with new episodes of “All My Children” and “One Life to Life” set to debut later this spring.

In an announcement earlier this year, Prospect Park’s The Online Network revealed its plans to re-introduce the beloved vanguard franchises, through a groundbreaking content deal that will bring premium first-run, broadcast-quality programming to a mass market audience via the Internet. Brand new 30-minute episodes of both “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” will be launched each weekday and available to stream online via the free Hulu.com service and to subscribers of Hulu Plus making these venerable dramas available in a new format that suits the viewing habits of the digital generation. In addition, the iTunes Store will offer both series via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac or PC.

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‘Bold & Beautiful’ And ‘General Hospital’ To Return As Daytime Soaps Stage Comeback

Nellie Andreeva

What a difference a year makes. Between 2009 and 2012, daytime soaps went from 8 to 4, and by the end of 2012, Prospect Park’s effort to revive two of the departed, All My Children and … Read More »

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‘All My Children’, ‘One Life To Live’ Set For Spring Premiere On Hulu & iTunes

By | Friday January 25, 2013 @ 11:12am PST

The online revival of cancelled ABC daytime dramas All My Children and One Life To Live is officially just months away. Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz’s Prospect Park today announced a distribution agreement with Hulu and iTunes that will bring the soaps to fans beginning this Spring. New 30-minute episodes will be introduced each weekday They’ll be available on the free Hulu.com service as well as subscription-based Hulu Plus and iTunes for viewing on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, Mac or PC. “I believe that both Hulu and iTunes have the vision, the reach and the technology to help us launch TOLN in a significant way,” Prospect Park Chairman and CEO Jeff Kwatinetz said in a statement. “We think these platforms are part of history, helping us to transform distribution”. Prospect Park recently cleared the last major hurdle for the soaps’ online revival, reaching agreements with SAG-AFTRA, WGA, and DGA. The company also closed its financing with ABRY Partners and has entered into a consulting agreement with All My Children and One Life To Live creator Agnes Nixon. Prospect Park also recently announced more deals with cast members and production executives. You can read today’s release below:

Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY – January 25, 2013 – In a groundbreaking move that brings premium first-run, broadcast-quality programming to a mass-market audience via the internet, Prospect Park’s The Online Network (TOLN) announced today that the Company has reached an agreement with Hulu and the iTunes Store to distribute all-new episodes of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live.” Through the Hulu distribution agreement, the hugely popular daily dramas will reach tens of millions of fans via the free Hulu.com service, as well as millions of Hulu Plus subscribers watching on connected TVs, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. iTunes customers can enjoy viewing on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV and their Mac or PC. The announcement was made today by Prospect Park Chairman and CEO, Jeff Kwatinetz.

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Prospect Park Closes More Cast, Exec Deals For ‘All My Children’ & ‘One Life To Live’ Online Revivals

By | Tuesday January 22, 2013 @ 1:34pm PST

UPDATES: Prospect Park has closed more deals with cast members and production executives for The Online Network’s productions of All My Children and One Life To Live. Production is scheduled to begin in February.

Related:
Prospect Park Closes Deal With WGA, Clearing Way For AMC’, ‘OLTL’ Production
‘AMC’, ‘OLTL’ Creator Agnes Nixon Gives Prospect Park Reboots Her Blessing

One Life To Live Cast:
Erika Slezak as Victoria Lord Buchanan
Robin Strasser as Dorian Lord
Tuc Watkins as David Vickers
Robert S. Woods as Bo Buchanan
Kassie DePaiva as Blair Cramer
Jerry verDorn as Clint Buchanan
Florencia Lozano as Tea Delgado
Melissa Archer as Natalie Buchanan Banks
Hillary B. Smith as Nora Buchanan
Kelley Missal as Danielle Manning
Josh Kelly as Cutter Wentworth
Andrew Trischitta as Jack Manning

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Prospect Park Closes Deal With WGA, Clearing Way For AMC’, ‘OLTL’ Production

By | Friday January 11, 2013 @ 5:32pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz’s Prospect Park has cleared the last major hurdle in its effort to revive the cancelled ABC daytime dramas All My Children and One Life To Live online, reaching an agreement with … Read More »

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UPDATE: Prospect Park Confirms ‘All My Children’ & ‘One Life To Live’ Revivals, Production To Begin In February

By | Monday January 7, 2013 @ 9:25am PST
Nellie Andreeva

UPDATE, 9:25 AM: Prospect Park has sent out a letter from Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz confirming our earlier break. The new developments include confirmed deals with SAG-AFTRA and the DGA — sticking points in previous talks — and inking the soaps’ creator Agnes Nixon to a consulting agreement. Here’s the entire letter, which says a launch date for the anchor programs on the company’s The Online Network will be announced in the coming weeks:

We are pleased to confirm that Prospect Park is reviving the beloved soap operas, All My Children and One Life To Live as the anchor programs on The Online Network (TOLN). Today we are also pleased to confirm that Prospect Park has: 1) signed guild agreements with both SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and the DGA (Directors Guild of America); 2) entered into a consulting agreement with Agnes Nixon the creator of All My Children and One Life to Live guaranteeing her active involvement; 3) hired Foz McDermott (coordinating producer Heroes) as TOLN’s head of production, Jennifer Pepperman (Director, One Life to Live) as Executive Producer on One Life to Live, and Ginger Smith (Producer, All My Children) as Executive Producer on All My Children; and 4) arranged the necessary financing to begin production in February on both All My Children and One Life To Live.

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‘AMC’, ‘OLTL’ Creator Agnes Nixon Gives Prospect Park Reboots Her Blessing

By | Friday January 4, 2013 @ 11:17pm PST

Agnes Nixon, creator of both All My Children and One Life To Live, chimed in tonight with her approval of Prospect Park‘s plans to resurrect the canceled ABC soaps. On her blog and on Facebook, Nixon … Read More »

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‘All My Children’s Vincent Irizarry Signs On For Prospect Park Revival

By | Friday December 28, 2012 @ 1:52pm PST

Fans anxious for the Internet resurrection of All My Children by Prospect Park have a bit more to celebrate. Vincent Irizarry, who played Pine Valley’s Dr. David Hayward on the long-running ABC soap, announced on his Facebook page … Read More »

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‘All My Children’ & ‘One Life To Live’ Revival Update: Location, Format, Fi-Core Writers

By | Monday December 24, 2012 @ 1:07pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

There has been a lot of chatter online since we last week broke the story that Prospect Park has resurrected its plan to continue cancelled ABC daytime dramas All My Children and One Life To LiveRead More »

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HOLIDAY MIRACLE: Prospect Park Back On Track To Revive ‘All My Children’ & ‘One Life To Live’ After Deals With SAG-AFTRA & DGA

By | Monday December 17, 2012 @ 1:26pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

All My Children One Life To Live ReturningEXCLUSIVE: Here is a great holiday gift for soap fans: I’ve learned that Prospect Park has revived its plan to continue cancelled ABC daytime dramas All My Children and One Read More »

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‘General Hospital’ Producer Says ABC Supporting Show: TCA

By | Thursday July 26, 2012 @ 12:39pm PDT

Ray Richmond contributes to Deadline’s TV coverage.

Frank Valentini General HospitalThe cast and executive producer of the ABC soap General Hospital appeared before critics this morning at TCA, looking and sounding like people thrilled simply to still have jobs. The fate of most of their cohorts on One Life To Live and All My Children weren’t so lucky, with only a few of the cast members — and producer Frank Valentini — absorbed into GH. It was touch-and-go whether even General Hospital would survive the ax. But it’s back, and as Valentini said, the fact a panel for the show was arranged shows a certain support for the show going forward. “They invited us here, and to me that’s a great sign,” he noted. “They’re behind this 100% and very excited about the 50th anniversary coming up. I’m pretty confident. You just need to watch the show to sort of catch the energy and the momentum that we have, and the network’s a big part of that.” One of the challenges for the show going forward is that it’s being displaced from its longtime 3 PM perch by Katie Couric’s new syndie talk show Katie. But Valentini did his best to put a positive spin on things, calling the time slot change “great” in that it will “shake up the lineup a little bit. And the network is doing a big push to inform the audience about the change.” Read More »

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Susan Lucci To Co-Star In Marc Cherry’s ABC Pilot ‘Devious Maids’

By | Friday March 9, 2012 @ 3:18pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Susan Lucci Devious MaidsEXCLUSIVE: Daytime icon Susan Lucci is heading to primetime while staying close to her soap roots. The former All My Children star is returning to ABC with a plum co-starring role in the network’s pilot Read More »

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WGAW & AFTRA React To ‘AMC’ & ‘OLTL’ Not Continuing Online: Don’t Blame Us

By | Wednesday November 23, 2011 @ 3:16pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

‘One Life To Live’ And ‘All My Children’ Won’t Continue Online
The WGAW and AFTRA just issued statements in response to Prospect Park’s decision today not to proceed with its plans to continue to produce … Read More »

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It’s Official: ‘One Life To Live’ And ‘All My Children’ Won’t Continue Online

By | Wednesday November 23, 2011 @ 11:55am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Online Soap Opera Network May Fold Ending ‘OLTL’, ‘AMC’

Sad news for soap fans just before Thanksgiving — One Life To Live and All My Children won’t get a second life online. Prospect Park, … Read More »

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ON THE BRINK: Online Soap Opera Network May Fold, Spelling The End Of ‘OLTL’, ‘AMC’

By | Wednesday November 23, 2011 @ 10:16am PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: This is potential very bad news for soap fans who feel thankful this Thanksgiving that canceled ABC series One Life To Live and All My Children may continue online. That now may not be happening. It was considered a … Read More »

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ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Posts Series Highs

By | Thursday November 3, 2011 @ 12:23pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Increasing its audience for a third consecutive week, ABC’s The Chew hit series highs in total viewers and all key demos last week: total viewers (2.156 million), women 18-34 (179,000), women 18-49 (500,000) and women 25-54 (658,000). After a curiosity … Read More »

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OK Ratings Start For ABC’s ‘The Chew’

By | Tuesday September 27, 2011 @ 11:52am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

All My Children fans probably won’t be too happy about this, but ABC Daytime’s new lifestyle program The Chew, which replaced the canceled ABC soap, launched to solid numbers yesterday. The food-themed series drew 2.5 million viewers for its premiere … Read More »

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Prospect Park Names Its Internet Network

By | Tuesday September 27, 2011 @ 9:16am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Prospect Park’s upcoming Internet-delivered network will be named The Online Network. It is slated for a January 2012 launch with new episodes of canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live as well as first-run entertainment and lifestyle shows, with plans to add reality, scripted … Read More »

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First ‘All My Children’ Actors Sign On To Stay On The Show

By | Monday September 19, 2011 @ 4:03pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Prospect Park, the company, which is taking over from ABC in producing canceled soaps All My Children and One Life To Live for online … Read More »

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