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  • AFTRA and the WGA Respond to Prospect Park’s Decision to Suspend Plans for ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    After rumblings for the last two weeks and a shocking report by Deadline Hollywood earlier today, Prospect Park officially pulled the plug on plans for producing online versions of ABC's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." Of the key issues, Prospect Park cited its inability to come to terms with the unions including those representing the actors (AFTRA) and the writers (WGA). Shortly afterward, the various unions began issuing statements in response to the production companies decision. READ MORE
  • AFTRA Still in Talks with Prospect Park

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    It was Tuesday, October 4 when Soap Opera Network first reported on the current status of union discussions between the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and Prospect Park following word back in July that Prospect Park would be launching "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" on the web. Now more than a month later, and with news that "AMC" is being delayed for various reasons, an AFTRA rep tells Soap Opera Network that they are "still in discussions with ." This at some point could place a damper on the company's plan of... READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: Actors Union (AFTRA) on Status of Prospect Park Talks

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    On Saturday, October 1, the National Board of Directors of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) met for the final time in 2011, as previously reported. One of the topics of discussion was Prospect Park and its transitioning of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web in January 2012. While exact details of the meeting are still unknown in that respect, a representative speaks to Soap Opera Network exclusively on where things stand at this time between the actors union and Prospect Park. READ MORE
  • National Board of Directors for AFTRA Meet for Final Time in 2011; Prospect Park Topic of Discussion

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    Prospect Park
    The final meeting of the year for the National Board of Directors of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) took place today via video conferences in New York and Los Angeles and one of the key topics of discussion effects Prospect Park and television network contracts including those surrounding daytime soaps. READ MORE