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    Official General Hospital Fan Club

    GH Fan Club Weekend 2012: The Stars Came Out, Plus Frank Valentini

    On Saturday, July 23, 2011, "General Hospital" held its annual fan club weekend event at the Sportmen's Lodge Event Center. Incidentally, in the year that followed many were left wondering if the 2012 event would ever come to be...

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    Apple, Inc.

    Disney/ABC Television Group Now Measuring iPad Usage via Nielsen Media Research

    On Wednesday, March 28, the Disney/ABC Television Group and Nielsen Media Research announced they would begin measuring behavior in consumers using proprietary metering technology.

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    Fred Lee/ABC

    ‘Katie’ Premiere Date Set, Last Episode of ‘GH’ Too?

    On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the Disney/ABC Television Stations Group released a press release (see below) informing stations across the country of its plans to launch the long anticipated talk show "Katie," hosted by news personality Katie Couric, on...

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park

    AFTRA Still in Talks with 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...

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    Quantrell Colbert

    ABC Affiliate WFTV Picks Up Steve Harvey Hosted Talk Show for Fall 2012 Launch in Vacated ‘General Hospital’ Timeslot

    Beginning in September 2012, ABC affiliate WFTV in Orlando, Florida will begin airing a new daily syndicated talk show from comedian and radio host Steve Harvey reports the Orlando Sentinel. The affiliate plans to launch the program in the...

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park

    EXCLUSIVE: Actors Union (AFTRA) on Status of Prospect Park Talks

    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...

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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...

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    Thomas A. Montalto/MontaltoPhotos.com

    Ron Carlivati Still Heading to ‘General Hospital?’

    Just weeks before the Prospect Park deal to pick up the production and distribution rights of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" from the Disney/ABC Television group was announced, ABC revealed that they had decided to...

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    Prospect Park

    Prospect Park Aligning Staff for Online Television Network

    Details are slowly trickling in from Prospect Park, the new production company that will be handling production and distribution of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" once both series complete their runs on ABC.

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    Rick Rowell/ABC

    ‘All My Children’ Creator Agnes Nixon Makes a Return Visit to Pine Valley

    Agnes Nixon is returning to ABC's "All My Children," for which she created, to once again portray the role of Agnes Eckhart, one of the longest reigning board members overseeing the fictional Pine Valley Hospital on the daytime soap....