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Erika Slezak
  • More Details on Prospect Park Networks Bankruptcy; Company Owes ABC $1.7 Million

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    Prospect Park
    As we reported yesterday, Prospect Park Networks — the company behind the online re-launch of soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. And as news of the latest PPN vs. ABC twist spread, further details were revealed: The production company reportedly owes ABC $1.7 million, and it also owes some big name actors large sums of money, as well!
  • 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.
  • Erika Slezak Delivers Holiday Message To Fans

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    People Magazine
    Out of all the talent behind "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," the one voice missing after news that neither series would be moving forward with new episodes was that of Daytime Emmy Award winning actress Erika Slezak (ex-Victoria Lord, "OLTL"). On her official website, Slezak has broken her silence via her 2013 Holiday Letter for fans. In it, Slezak says, "I loved being back at 'OLTL'; I loved being back with all my friends on the show and we had a wonderful time although it was short lived. Still, I am very grateful for that brief opportunity to have played Viki once more."
  • For A Cool $1.8 Million, You Could Own Erika Slezak’s Upper West Side Co-Op

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    According to The New York Post, "One Life to Live's" Erika Slezak (ex-Victoria Buchanan) has put her two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op on the market for $1.82 million. Located in the eight-story, 60-unit brick-and-terracotta Musician's Building in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, the property includes built-in bookcases in a large living room, an eat-in kitchen with wine refrigerator and all-in-one washer/dryer, and a wood-burning fireplace.
  • ‘OLTL’s’ Erika Slezak Accused of Using Racial Slurs By Former Co-Star

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    In the new book, "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of One Life to Live," actress Ellen Holly (ex-Clara "Carla" Hall) accused former co-star Erika Slezak (Viki Lord Buchanan) of getting her fired off of the ABC soap back in the 1980's. The actress says Slezak used the words, "Get those two black bitches out of my face," in reference to Holly and Lillian Hayman (Sadie Gray) during an anniversary party for the show in 1983. Until now, Slezak had not commented on the matter since the book hit Amazon and other outlets in early September.
  • ONE LIFE ON HOLD: Erika Slezak Responds Prospect Park’s Decision To Halt Production of Soap

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    As previously reported, "One Life to Live" has become an apparent (albeit possibly temporarily) casualty of the lawsuit between Prospect Park and the ABC Television Network, which the latter canceled in April 2011 after opting to restructure its daytime lineup. Erika Slezak, who has portrayed Victoria Lord on the drama series on both the ABC incarnation and the current Prospect Park/The OnLine Network version for more than 40 years, has released a statement on Prospect's decision to halt production on the soap pending the resolution to its lawsuit against ABC.
  • ‘MORE’ Releases ‘OLTL’ Anniversary Message From Agnes Nixon + Never-Before-Seen Footage of Robin Strasser and Erika Slezak

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    “One Life to Live” is celebrating the 45th anniversary of it’s very first episode, which aired on July 15, 1968, and in honor of the special moment, the suder’s ‘MORE’ show has released never-before-seen footage from two of the show’s iconic stars, Robin Strasser (Dorian Lord) and Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord)!
  • OLTL Celebrates 45th Anniversary; Erika Slezak and Kassie DePaiva Share Memories and Proudest Moments (Part One of Two)

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    The OnLine Network/TOLN
    It’s a day that almost never came, but thanks to the team at Prospect Park, “One Life to Live” is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Monday, July 15. In honor of the sudser’s big milestone, iconic actresses Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer) spoke with reporters about their favorite memories, proudest moments and surprisingly awkward first days.
  • EMMYS FASHION: The Who, What and Whys of Emmy Night

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    If you think picking out an outfit for work in the morning is stressful, imagine what it would be like if your work was going to the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, where swarms of reporters and photographers were going to capture your every detail! Stressful, yes. But also ridiculously fun! Soap Opera Network caught up with some of daytime’s hottest stars on the red carpet during the exciting event, and they spilled details on who they were wearing and why they chose the specific looks they did. So sit back, relax and hear the stories on how these bold performers got so dang beautiful!
  • HLN Announces Drama Series, Drama Writing and Drama Technical Direction Award Presenters

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards is set to be a star-studded night, and some of the industry's brightest will even be presenting awards on stage during the big celebration. Read on to find out who will be handing the winners of the Outstanding Drama Series category, Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team category and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series category their coveted awards!