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  • DAYTIME EMMYS: LIVE Blogging The Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    On Friday, June 20, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented “The 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards,” which honors the behind the scenes creative minds that bring daytime programs to television screens each and every day. David Michaels opened the show and talked about the how the creatives this year had… Read More » READ MORE
  • Official Dates Set for Daytime Emmy Awards

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    Cliff Lipson/CBS
    It’s been a long time coming, but the date for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards has officially been set: A spokesperson for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences confirms that the ceremony will be taking place on Sunday, June 22 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. READ MORE
  • ABC Countersues Prospect Park Networks!

    In a cross-complaint suit made available by Deadline.com, ABC is now suing PPN for "all unpaid series fees owned up to and through the date of the trial of this action as a result of Prospect Park's failure to pay in breach of the License Agreement." READ MORE
  • BREAKING: Prospect Park Networks Files for Bankruptcy

    Prospect Park
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    Prospect Park
    The war between ABC and Prospect Park Networks over "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" continues to rage on, but today Prospect Park Networks took an expected step: filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. READ MORE
  • DGA Rule Change Leaves Daytime Serials to Compete With Likes of ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and ‘House of Cards’

    AMC; Netflix
    AMC; Netflix
    Last night marked the 66th annual Directors Guild of America Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, but none of today's daytime drama directors received a nomination. Why? Because the "Daytime Serials" category was integrated into the "Dramatic Series" category following a June 22, 2013 DGA National Board meeting that voted on rule changes, which forces daytime and primetime dramas to compete against internet distributed dramas such as "House of Cards," which essentially leaves daytime itself shut out from ever receiving a nomination as the dynamics of daytime is no where near the likes of... READ MORE
  • ABC Responds to $95 Million Lawsuit Filed By Prospect Park; Network Looking To Get ‘AMC’ and ‘OLTL’ Rights Back

    The OnLine Network
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    The OnLine Network
    Back in November 2013, Prospect Park amended its lawsuit against ABC by demanding more than $95 million in damages following what it claims was the network's scheme to create a "mega soap" after ABC utilized characters from "One Life to Live" on "General Hospital." READ MORE
  • TWO YEARS LATER: A Look Back at ABC’s ‘One Life to Live’

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    ABC Photo Archives
    Two years ago today the final television broadcast of "One Life to Live" aired on ABC. While the show would go on to have an additional forty episodes in 2013 via Prospect Park's The OnLine Network, this day marks the end of a 43 year run on ABC. READ MORE
  • ABC Being Sued By Former Co-Head Writer of ‘One Life to Live’ Over Royalties Owed

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    According to Law360.com, Allison "Sam" Hall, a former co-head writer of ABC's "One Life to Live," is suing the network over what he claims are royalties owed since the soap transitioned to the web via Hulu and iTunes, and broadcast during summer 2013 on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), courtesy of Prospect Park - the company that licensed the rights to both programs from Disney/ABC in 2011. Hall reportedly filed his complaint against American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC) on Tuesday, January 7, in New York. Hall was named co-head writer of the soap in 1984, and remained with the series... READ MORE
  • TONIGHT OnTV: ‘Revenge’ Has Amnesia

    Colleen Hayes/ABC
    Colleen Hayes/ABC
    Sunday, January 5 marks the return of guilty pleasure TV with all new episodes of ABC's "Revenge," CBS' "The Good Wife" and the returns of "The Bachelor" and PBS' "Downton Abbey." Which to choose to watch? It's hard to say, but Soap Opera Network is providing you with a lowdown on what to expect on "Revenge." READ MORE
  • Daniel Visits Emily In The Hospital When ‘Revenge’ Returns With All New Episodes on January 5!

    Colleen Hayes/ABC
    Colleen Hayes/ABC
    In the episode entitled, "Homecoming," allies and enemies scramble to learn what happened the night of Emily Thorne's (Emily VanCamp) wedding, while the Graysons close ranks to protect their own. But when everyone’s a suspect, it's only a matter of time before they tear each other apart. In honor of the primetime guilty pleasures return, TVLine has your exclusive first look at Emily, who is recovering in a hospital after being shot by her husband, Daniel Grayson (Josh Bowman), after he learned that she lied to him and she was not in fact pregnant. In the sneak peek released... READ MORE