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  • ‘AMC’s’ Cady McClain on New Writers: They Are Killin’ It

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As previously reported, "All My Children" has named Marlene McPherson and Elizabeth Snyder as co-head writers. What's so significant about their hiring is that this marks the first time since 2003 that a daytime soap opera has had two females leading its writing team. The last time was with Ellen Weston and Carolyn Culliton co-head writing CBS' "Guiding Light." Prior to that was in 2002, when Millee Taggert and Culliton also co-head wrote for "GL."
  • Paos Revolution Launches Website; Prospect Park’s Jeff Kwatinetz Posts New Blog on ‘AMC’ and ‘OLTL’

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    Paos Revolution
    On Monday, February 11, Paos Revolution, the team behind the upcoming "On Air" film starring "All My Children's" Jordi Vilasuso (Dr. Griffin Castillo) and Alicia Minshew (ex-Kendall Hart) announced the launch of their official website. "The launch of paosrevolution.com is the first step of our plan to connect fans to the soap actors and insiders they love. Founding partners Jordi Vilasuso, Dock (Jeff Dockweiler) and John Homa are committed to creating an interactive actor friendly environment," said a press release announcing the launch.
  • Former ‘One Life’ Star Owns Up to Drug Charge

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    Scott Evans, who played Oliver Fish on "One Life to Live," has pleaded guilty to attempted cocaine possession. From 2008-10 Evans was one half of the show's popular, yet controversial gay couple nicknamed "Kish," which also featured Brett Claywell as Fish's love interest Kyle Lewis. However, according to TMZ, Evans isn't expected to serve any jail time.
  • Prospect Park Forges Ahead with Casting Soaps

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    The resurrection of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" has moved another step closer to reality with published reports that the production company has hired Alison Goodman as casting director for the defunct ABC soaps.
  • Former ‘As The World Turns’ and ‘Guiding Light’ Writer Passes

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    TeleNext Media, Inc.
    Emily Squires, who was nominated for fifteen Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards throughout her career based on her work on "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light," "Sesame Street" and "Between the Lions," passed on Wednesday, November 21 at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital. She was 71 years old.
  • Barbara Esensten Passes

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    Barry Morgenstein
    On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, the world of soaps lost a true legend in Barbara Esensten, who passed at age 75. Esensten co-created "The City" along with her more than 20 year long writing partner James Harmon Brown. The duo worked together on such shows as "Dynasty," "All My Children," "Days of our Lives," "One Life to Live," "Port Charles" and "Guiding Light."
  • ‘On Air’ Follows Life After the Death of a Canceled Soap

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    Paos Revolution
    "I wish she'd tell me what she was thinking" are the first spoken words in the teaser trailer for the upcoming  film "On Air" by Paos Revolution, a new production company formed by Jordi Vilasuso ("All My Children," "Guidiing Light") and acting coaches from "AMC" and "General Hospital." The film will tell the fictionalized story of life after a popular soap opera gets canceled and how the stars of the program are forced to move on.
  • Happy Birthday to ‘Y&R’s’ Christian LeBlanc

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Soap Opera Network wishes “The Young and the Restless” star Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin) a very happy birthday as the three time Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2005, 2007, 2009) turns 54 years-old today.
  • New Cop Hits Port Charles

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    Photo Credit: IMDb
    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Marshall Hilliard will appear for eight episodes as a new officer at the Port Charles Police Department. "I call him Officer Marshall," the actor joked to Digest.
  • Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer Investigate ‘Tainted Love’

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    David Lang/Investigation Discovery
    Next week Investigation Discovery invites you to spend your afternoons with Josh and Reva Shayne ("Guiding Light"), or at least with their portrayers Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer, as the network launches "Days of our Knives," a programming initiative aimed at Women 25-54.