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  • Ron Carlivati Releases Statement on Joining ‘One Life to Live 2.0′

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    In a statement released via Soap Opera Digest, "One Life to Live" head writer Ron Carlivati says, "I am both excited and honored to remain with 'One Life to Live' as Head Writer and Consulting Producer when the show moves online. My heartfelt thanks to Executive Producer Frank Valentini, as well as to Rich Frank and Jeff Kwantinetz of Prospect Park for this incredible opportunity."
  • CONFIRMED: Ron Carlivati Heading to Prospect Park, Plus More Stars from ‘One Life to Live’ Moving Online

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    "One Life to Live" isn't even finished filming its last ABC episodes yet and already the soap has signed deals with "OLTL" head writer Ron Carlivati and several of the soaps cast members. By comparison, Prospect Park has signed far fewer deals with cast members from "All My Children," which ended its television run on Friday, September 23.
  • 10 Years of Roxy: Ilene Kristen Reflects on the Past and ‘One Life’s’ Future

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    Ilene Kristen didn't debut as Roxy Balsom on ABC's "One Life to Live" until November 2001, but the actress did learn she had the job on September 10 of that year and began filming on September 27. Ten years later the actress reflects on the days after learning she had gotten the job, and what she is looking forward to when the soap transitions to Prospect Park in the coming months.
  • Report: ‘One Life to Live’ Head Writer Ron Carlivati Heading to Prospect Park?

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    As previously reported, "One Life to Live" executive producer Frank Valentini will be taking over both "OLTL" and "All My Children" when he begins his new position as Vice President, Serial Dramas, for Prospect Park immediately following the end of production for "One Life" under the guidance of ABC. Now comes word from our friends at Daytime Confidential, who are reporting that "One Life to Live" Head Writer Ron Carlivati will be joining the show when it transitions to the web beginning in January, despite ABC declaring his move to "General Hospital" in June - weeks before it was announced production company Prospect Park would be taking over production of the series from the network along with "All My Children."
  • ‘One Life’ Fall Casting Notes

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    The latest cast changes and other odds and ends for "One Life to Live."
  • Frank Valentini to Remain with ‘One Life to Live’

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    Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
    After recently signing four of "One Life to Live's" most prominent cast members, including long-time veteran Erika Slezak (Viki) to continue with the show when it moves to online-only distribution early next year, Prospect Park takes the next step in their commitment to make for a smooth transition for the show. According to Deadline Hollywood, the production company has hired "One Life" Executive Producer Frank Valentini to remain in his current post with the show, along with becoming Vice President of Serial Dramas.
  • My View of Llanview: September 15 Edition

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    With the Prospect Park era about to begin for "One Life to Live," the show appears to be in better shape than its sister soap "All My Children."
  • Ratings Reflection: Kassie DePaiva Comments Proven Right

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    "One Life to Live" star Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer) had many fans in attendance at last weekends "One Life to Live" Fan Club Weekend Luncheon scratching their heads when she said "I was told by our executive producer yesterday, that on Wednesday we tied with 'Y&R.'" Considering "The Young and the Restless" is daytime's #1 soap, we thought she may have made a mistake too, but it turns out she wasn't wrong at all.
  • Ron Carlivati Still Heading to ‘General Hospital?’

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    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 move "One Life" head writer Ron Carlivati to "General Hospital" as a script writer once production wrapped on the soap in November. Is that still the case two months later?
  • Look Who Never Left!

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    Back in June at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, "One Life to Live" executive producer Frank Valentini alluded to Soap Opera Network that we hadn't seen the last of Farah Fath despite her character, Gigi Morasco, being killed off. In our Twitter posting that night, we stated "according to Frank Valentini, more surprises in store for #OLTL. Have we seen the last of Gigi? Don't believe what you see!" Come August, that's never been more certain!