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Jacob Young
  • Pine Valley Continues to Rise In Genoa City

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    Steve Fenn/ABC
    It was recently announced that Darnell Williams would be joining the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in 2012. The two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner becomes the forth "All My Children" actor to land on the high rated CBS daytime dramas since the 41-year old ABC soap went off the air in September 2011. He joins Jacob Young who returned to "The Bold and the Beautiful" last September, and past and future co-stars Debbi Morgan and Melissa Claire Egan. READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ Stars Hit the Midwest This Weekend

    ABC
    ABC
    After a successful three-city tour on the east coast, "A Tribute to Pine Valley," produced and presented by Celebrity Events Group, Soap Opera Digest and Visit Myrtle Beach: South Carolina, is taking the show to the midwest. Beginning today, January 13, the tribute will hit three venues in Wisconsin and Illinois. The tour boasts a cast of some of "All My Children's" most popular and sustaining actors for a question and answer session as well as an autograph and photo session where you can meet your favorite stars up-close and personal. READ MORE
  • Irizarry Responds to Claims That He’s Reason For Pause on ‘All My Children’ 2.0 (Updated)

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    Yolanda Perez/ABC
    On Monday afternoon, Vincent Irizarry learned of Jamey Giddens (of Daytime Confidential) rather strong implication on Twitter that lack of cooperation along with Agnes Nixon and Lorraine Broderick's "story projections" were a major reason production company Prospect Park decided to reportedly halt early production efforts to move "All My Children" to the internet. Read on to find out how the none too pleased Daytime Emmy Award winner responded to the claim on Facebook on Monday evening. READ MORE
  • ‘All My Children’ 2.0 Put on Hold, But Wasn’t It Obvious?

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    There has been much discussed about "All My Children" 2.0 following a report by Soaps in Depth in which the magazine reported on its website that "All My Children," as conceived by the minds behind the scenes at Prospect Park, has been placed on hold. This of course is after months of rumors and speculation stating that the company had planned to launch the show just days following its September 23 ABC finale and again in January 2012 following the network finale of sister soap "One Life to Live," which in addition to "AMC" was licensed to Prospect Park... READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: Actors Union (AFTRA) on Status of Prospect Park Talks

    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    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 its transitioning of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to the web in January 2012. While exact details of the meeting are still unknown in that respect, a representative speaks to Soap Opera Network exclusively on where things stand at this time between the actors union and Prospect Park. READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’ Welcomes Back a ‘Bachelor’ and Adds Another Model to its Runway

    Craig Sjodin/ABC
    Craig Sjodin/ABC
    You can expect to see at least two reality shows stars guest this fall on "The Bold and the Beautiful". READ MORE
  • B&B PreVUE: Week of September 26 Edition

    Yolanda Perez/ABC
    Yolanda Perez/ABC
    A look at what's happening on "The Bold and the Beautiful" during the week of September 26, 2011. READ MORE
  • ABC, CBS Soaps to Receive Prism Awards

    Prism Awards
    Prism Awards
    When the 15th annual Prism Awards are handed out later this month in Los Angeles, two of daytime's leading drama series will be honored for recent storylines involving drug abuse and lung cancer. Both "One Life to Live" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" will be recognized at this year's ceremony for the awards, which "honors the creative community for accurate portrayals of substance abuse, addiction and mental health in entertainment programming." READ MORE
  • CBS Daytime Gives ‘All My Children’ Fans Something Different to ‘Chew’ On

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    CBS
    On September 26, "All My Children" will be replaced on ABC Daytime by a lifestyle program - with a focus on food - titled (arguably in poor taste) "The Chew." Early this morning, Entertainment Weekly revealed that CBS Daytime reached out to several actors from the cancelled ABC drama to assist them in some interesting counter-programming beginning on September 26. READ MORE
  • More Stars Being Courted as the Relaunch of ‘All My Children’ Remains in Question

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    Marina Chavez/ABC
    Moments before the announcement that production company Prospect Part had licensed "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" from ABC and saved it from imminent cancellation, it was announced that Debbi Morgan (Angie) had already signed on to "The Young and the Restless." She will debut on the popular CBS soap this fall. Not too long after that, Jacob Young (JR) announced that he was unable to ignore the call back to "The Bold and the Beautiful." He returns as Rick Forrester on Monday, September 26. At this moment, Prospect Park is still trying to work out a... READ MORE