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  • Prospect Park Suspends Online Plans for ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    After five months of negotiations with various guilds, hundreds of presentations to potential financial and technology partners, and a hope that we could pioneer a new network for the future, it is with great disappointment that we are suspending our aspirations to revive “One Life to Live” and “All My Children” via online distribution. It is now becoming clear that mounting issues make our ability to meet our deadlines to get OLTL on the air in a reasonable time period following its January 13, 2012 ABC finale impossible. READ MORE
  • ‘OLTL’ Stars Bid Farewell to ABC Era

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    A collection of Twitter and Facebook posts from current and former cast and crew members of "One Life to Live" during and following the show's final days of production on its ABC Daytime run, which wrapped production last Friday. READ MORE
  • Ford Trio’s Daddy Dearest Comes Back to ‘Life’ as John Wesley Shipp Returns to Set

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    Looks like another ghostly return for "One Life to Live." John Wesley Shipp, who played the abusive father of the Ford brothers and ex-husband of their mom Inez Salinger (Jessica Leccia) appears to be headed back to Llanview for the show's final days on the air. But just what brings the murdered deadbeat dad back to the canvas? READ MORE
  • Hutchison Brings Gabrielle Back to Llanview

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    Add another name to the list of the caravan of returning stars to "One Life to Live." Fiona Hutchison shocked fans this week by announcing the soap has asked her to reprise her signature role of Gabrielle Mednina. READ MORE
  • Soap Opera Network: 10 Years of Soap Opera Discussion, News and Much More

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    October 8, 2011 marks the tenth anniversary of Soap Opera Network, an online magazine celebrating the world of soaps past, present and future. READ MORE
  • Ron Carlivati Releases Statement on Joining ‘One Life to Live 2.0′

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    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." READ MORE
  • CONFIRMED: Ron Carlivati Heading to Prospect Park, Plus More Stars from ‘One Life to Live’ Moving Online

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    Lou Rocco/ABC
    "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. READ MORE
  • 10 Years of Roxy: Ilene Kristen Reflects on the Past and ‘One Life’s’ Future

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    George De Sota/jpistudios.com
    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. READ MORE
  • Report: ‘One Life to Live’ Head Writer Ron Carlivati Heading to Prospect Park?

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    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... READ MORE
  • ‘One Life’ Fall Casting Notes

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    The latest cast changes and other odds and ends for "One Life to Live." READ MORE