Brian Frons

  • THE FINAL DAYS OF SOAPnet: The Rise and Fall of A Cable Network

    From re-runs of soap classics "Dallas," "Dynasty," "Another World," "Port Charles," and "Falcon Crest," to the launches of original series "SoapCenter," "Soap Talk" and "General Hospital: Night Shift," SOAPnet was defined as the "new way to watch soaps" for...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Lisa Hackner Named EVP, Daytime and Syndicated Programming, ABC Entertainment Group

    Lisa Hackner has been named Executive Vice President, Daytime and Syndicated Programming, ABC Entertainment Group, it was announced today by Paul Lee, President, ABC Entertainment Group, with whom she will report. Hackner will be responsible for first-run development and...

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    Prospect Park

    UPDATE RUMOR REPORT: Brian Frons A Hired Consultant at Prospect Park?

    According to We Love Soaps, there are rumors floating around that Brian Scott Frons, former President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group, may be secretly working with Prospect Park as it gets ready to re-launch "All My Children" and "One Life...

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN

    LIFE AFTER ABC: ‘AMC’ and ‘OLTL’ Actors Dish On Their New and Former Bosses

    As the old saying goes, a happy employee is a productive employee. And that must be a mantra Prospect Park believes in. According to the actors who have signed on to the serial dramas, “All My Children” and “One...

  • Virginia Sherwood/NBCUniversal
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    Virginia Sherwood/NBCUniversal

    EXCLUSIVE: ABC Daytime Announces New Vice President of Communications

    As part of the growing changes at ABC Daytime, the Disney/ABC Television Group has announced Mirian Arias as its new Vice President, Daytime Communications. Arias replaces Jori Peterson, who headed up the division for a number of years in...

  • Soap Opera Network
    Soap Opera Network

    Soap Opera Network: 10 Years of Soap Opera Discussion, News and Much More

    October 8, 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of Soap Opera Network, an online magazine celebrating the world of soaps past, present and future.

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC

    Erika Slezak Lashes Out at ABC, Says ‘People Always Want Entertainment’

    Never one to mince words when it comes to voicing her opinions on the behind-the-scenes antics of both Llanview and ABC, "One Life to Live" leading lady Erika Slezak (Viki) speaks out against her soon-to-be-ex boss Brian Frons...

  • ABC
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    ABC

    Lucci Out! Star Accused of Gouging In Wake of Blasting of ABC Daytime Exec

    As Soap Opera Network reported late last week, Susan Lucci has added a scathing new chapter to "All My Life" scheduled to be included in the paperback release of her memoir on September 13. In the new epilogue, the...

  • Yolanda Perez/Harper Collins
    Yolanda Perez/Harper Collins

    Lucci Gets Real In New ‘All My Life’ Chapter Set to be Released

    Susan Lucci's memoir "All My Life," a New York Times Bestseller, hit book stores on March 29, 2011. On September 13, 2011, the paperback edition of the book will be released with a new chapter where the actress, who...

  • Disney/ABC Television Group
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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    ‘The Opportunity Begins’ for Katie Couric Talker

    As reported back in June, the Disney/ABC Television Group has hired Katie Couric to host a new daily syndicated talk show that is expected to air on virtually all ABC affiliated stations, including the eight owned and operated stations...