Barbara Esensten

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    New Characters, Recasts or Ignoring History? Who Do You Want to Write, Direct or Act On ‘All My Children?’

    With Prospect Park now signing agreements with key unions SAG-AFTRA (actors), the DGA (directors), and the WGA (writers), with an expectation to begin filming episodes of "All My Children" as soon as next month, we wondered who you...

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    Barry Morgenstein

    Barbara Esensten Passes

    On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the world of soaps lost a true legend in Barbara Esensten, who passed at age 75. Esensten co-created "The City" along with her more than 20 year long writing partner James Harmon Brown. The...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    One Year Later, Pratt Falls Off ‘AMC’

    “All My Children” Head-Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. has been released from his duties at the ABC soap. Soap Opera Digest confirmed on Friday afternoon that controversial “All My Children” Head Writer Charles Pratt, Jr. has been released from his position...

  • BREAKING NEWS: List of ‘Financial Core’ Writers

    EXCLUSIVE: Soap Opera Network has learned the names of soap opera writers who declared “Financial Core” status to keep on working during the strike. By going “Fi-Core,” these writers can never be members of the WGA again but they...