Monthly Archives: April 2013
As first noted on our Twitter page, when pressed for comment on the news that Prospect Park had filed a lawsuit against the network over an apparent breach in their licensing agreement with Prospect Park, ABC tells Soap Opera Network, "We haven't seen the complaint or been served so we can't comment."
Shortly after word broke that Prospect Park had filed a lawsuit against ABC, Inc. over a reported breach by ABC in its licensing agreement with Prospect Park as it relates to "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," Soap Opera Network has learned that one sticking point listed in the lawsuit seems to have been rectified already.
According to Deadline, Prospect Park has filed a lawsuit against ABC claiming the network "has been breaking the licensing agreement and sabotaging Prospect Park's efforts to continue 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' online." Prospect Park is seeking $25 million in monetary damages. It is understood that the lawsuit won't hinder the launches of either soap when they premiere in less than two weeks nor take away from the red carpet premiere schedule for next week in New York City.
As previously reported, Canadian viewers of "All My Children" have finally learned that they won't have to miss a moment of their favorite soap as FX Canada has agreed to carry The OnLine Network produced series (via Prospect Park) beginning with the shows very first episode airing Monday, April 29 at 12:00 PM ET/2:00 PM PT. Recently, the network uploaded a web page for the series along with its own description of the happenings in Pine Valley.
As previously reported, Canadian viewers of "One Life to Live" have finally learned that they won't have to miss a moment of their favorite soap as FX Canada has agreed to carry The OnLine Network produced series (via Prospect Park) beginning with the shows very first episode airing Monday, April 29 at 12:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT. Recently, the network uploaded a web page for the series along with its own description of the happenings in Llanview.
Just in case you “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” fans are still a bit confused as to how you can watch your favorite shows once they debut on iTunes, Hulu and Hulu Plus on Monday, April 29, Vincent Irizarry (David Hayward, “AMC”) has released a simple, straightforward viewing guide.
Whoever said soaps were dying sure didn’t have a reliable crystal ball: “General Hospital” is at it again with yet another week of climbing ratings! As the show’s 50th Anniversary continued through the week of April 8, the show saw an 18-month high in women ages 18-49, placing it in the number two spot in the demos and — you better believe it — generating the biggest year-to-year increase of any broadcast daytime program! Read on for the official press release containing more information regarding “GH’s” upsweep.