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  • Details on Erin Torpey’s Return to Llanview

    ABC
    ABC
    As we previously reported, after nearly a decade since departing "One Life to Live," Erin Torpey is returning to the fictional town of Llanview to shake things up with one of her former characters childhood lovers. READ MORE
  • ABC Sets Carol Burnett’s First Airdate on ‘All My Children’

    PBS
    PBS
    One of the first high-profile returns announced following news of the cancellation of "All My Children" on ABC this past April was that of Carol Burnett as Verla Grubbs. Soap Opera Network has learned Burnett will mark her re-entrance into Pine Valley society on Tuesday, September 6. The comedic legend started taping her scenes this past Friday, August 12. Burnett is expected to appear in several episodes of the soap. READ MORE
  • SOAPnet: The Definition of “Classic” Made Clear

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    On Friday, August 12, both Soap Opera Network and Soap Opera Digest reported SOAPnet's post "All My Children" schedule (Monday, September 26), which included the insertion of "Brothers & Sisters" re-runs and the shuffling of more than 80% of the schedule into different time periods. Other than "Days of our Lives" picking up a primetime spot (8:00 PM ET/PT), nothing caught reader attention more than the network announcing classic episodes of "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live." So what is a classic episode according to the network? READ MORE
  • Jacob Young Heading Back to ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

    Yolanda Perez/ABC
    Yolanda Perez/ABC
    Jacob Young is returning to the soap that started his daytime career back in 1997. This fall the Daytime Emmy Award winner will reprise the role of Eric Forrester (John McCook) and Brooke Logan's (Katherine Kelly Lang) son, Rick Forrester, on the CBS daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful." READ MORE
  • Airdate for Gellar’s Return to ‘All My Children’ Announced

    (L) Jordan Nuttall/The CW; (R) Cliff Lipson/CBS
    (L) Jordan Nuttall/The CW; (R) Cliff Lipson/CBS
    Earlier this month, Soap Opera Network reported that Sarah Michelle Gellar would be returning to "All My Children" for a cameo appearance before the Friday, September 23 finale, which is when the soap ends its 41-year run on ABC. Now we've learned when she'll first air! READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ Stars Flock to the East Coast to say Good-Bye

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    "All My Children" is scheduled to last air on ABC on Friday, September 23. Although "AMC" and "One Life to Live" are slated to go on in a different format thanks to a licensing deal between ABC and production company Prospect Park, several events have been organized to assist the actors and viewers in saying good-bye to "AMC" in the format fans have come to know and love it in for the first 41-years of its existence. These events will be held on the East Coast where the soap was produced for four decades before being moved to Los... READ MORE
  • Kathy Brier and Chris Stack Return to ‘One Life to Live,’ Plus Details on David Fumero’s Exit

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    Thomas A. Montalto/MontaltoPhotos.com
    After nearly a two year absence, Kathy Brier and Chris Stack are set to return to ABC's "One Life to Live" just before the series ends its run on broadcast television. According to Brier during last nights "Divas" concert at the Triad in New York City, Michael (Stack) and Marcie (Brier) McBain are heading back to Llanview for a few months beginning in October, although the actors have yet to begin filming their first scenes. READ MORE
  • A Recurring Theme: ‘One Life’ Gives Some Seldom Used Actors More Screentime

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    Lou Rocco/ABC
    "One Life to Live" fans hoping to catch another glimpse of some of their favorite recurring characters before the show wraps production on its TV run in November, can now breath a collective sigh of relief. In the coming weeks, several of Llanview's "seen, but not heard" characters will be appearing in upcoming episodes. READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: Prospect Park Sets first Airdates for Online Versions of ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As Soap Opera Network first reported on our Twitter page, Prospect Park has quietly confirmed that "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will premiere online on Monday, January 16, 2012 and "One Life's" last airdate on ABC will be Friday, January 13, 2012. Previously "One Life" was expected to air its ABC finale on Friday, January 20, 2012, according to sources. READ MORE
  • SOAPnet Reveals Post ‘All My Children’ Schedule, Slots ‘Days of our Lives’ into Primetime for the First Time

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    After a number of years being relegated to the 11:00 PM time slot (outside of the primetime hours of 8:00 to 11:00 PM), SOAPnet's same day re-airings of NBC's "Days of our Lives" are about to replace ABC's canceled "All My Children" in the 8:00 PM ET/PT slot after the latter soap goes off the air on Friday, September 23. READ MORE