Prospect Park co-founders Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz have released the following statement to Soap Opera Network shortly after word broke that the company has decided to sue ABC over what it considers a breach of its licensing agreement.
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:
If you’ve been missing “All My Children’s” Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda Dillon), you’re in luck: The actress recently tweeted that she has joined the cast of a new show, and we can now confirm she’ll be headed to Salem as part of “Days of our Lives”!
A representative for the actress confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Stause is joining the “DAYS” cast, but unfortunately, couldn’t reveal whether or not she’s a recast or a brand new character: “It’s kind of secretive,” the rep says of the details regarding her alter ego. Adds Stause of joining the show: “So happy that they finally announced it; I couldn’t be happier!”
Just a few weeks ago, news broke that Jacob Young (Rick Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” ex-JR Chandler, “All My Children”) is expecting a second child with his wife, Christen Young, and Soap Opera Network caught up with the actor for a few more details on the newest addition to his clan!
Dan Martin is back as Lt. Baker on Friday, April 26.
Zane Achor, real-life son of “B&B” Actress Heather Tom, will portray Baby Will on Wednesday, April 24, Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26.
Jon Hensley returns as Dr. Meade on Tuesday, April 23.
Aaron D. Spears continues his return as Justin on Monday, April 22 and Tuesday, April 23.
Phil Abrams will portray “The Jeweler” on Thursday, April 25.
Like “One Life to Live” with its storyline integrated, or otherwise, celebrity appearances with the likes of Snoop Lion, Australian DJ sisters Mim and Liv Nervo, Jenni ‘JWOWW’ Farley (Nikki; “Jersey Shore”), rapper Riff Raff, etc., The OnLine Network has announced that RCA recording artist and American Music Awards winner Hot Chelle Rae will appear in the Thursday, May 9 episode of “All My Children” as they perform their brand new single “Hung Up.”