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  • Save Our Show! ‘One Life’ Parodies Its Own Demise

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    Art imitates life as "One Life to Live" does what it does best by poking fun at itself for an upcoming storyline. Beginning next month, the show's once popular soap-within-a-soap, "Fraternity Row," gets canceled due to sagging ratings, leading one loyal Llanview fan to take drastic action to save her soap. The plot mirrors "OLTL's" own predicament, having been dumped by ABC earlier this year. READ MORE
  • BREAKING NEWS: Prospect Park Signs Four More Actors to ‘One Life to Live’ 2.0; Total of 13 Stars Now Signed!

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    Prospect Park executives Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank have confirmed to Soap Opera Network that the production company has signed "One Life to Live" cast members Tuc Watkins (David), Josh Kelly (Cutter), Florencia Lozano (Tea), and Shenell Edmonds (Destiny) for the online version of the ABC soap pending final Guild agreements. READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘One Life to Live’s’ Kelley Missal on Signing on for Online Version of Soap

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    On Friday, September 30, Prospect Park officially announced actors Melissa Archer (Natalie Buchanan Banks), Kelley Missal (Danielle Rayburn), Sean Ringgold (Shaun Evans),Andrew Trischitta (Jack Manning) and Jerry VerDorn (Clint Buchanan) will be joining already signed Ted King (Thomas Delgado), Michael Easton (John McBain), Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer) and Erika Slezak (Viki Banks) when "One Life to Live" is transitioned over from ABC to the web beginning in January 2012. Since the announcement, Soap Opera Network has reached out to a number of the signed stars and today Missal explains why she signed on. READ MORE
  • ‘One Life’ November Casting Updates

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    Casting changes for "One Life to Live" for the month of November. READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: Actors Union (AFTRA) on Status of Prospect Park Talks

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    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
  • 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. READ MORE
  • ‘Guiding Light’ Alum Kurt McKinney Lands Role on ‘One Life’

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    Even though viewers have yet to learn the identity of Kim's (Amanda Setton) comatose friend, look for her doctor to make his first appearance at the Kentucky hospital next month as her conditions takes a sudden change. And it is a face that some soap fans may remember. READ MORE
  • Cord Returns to the Buchanan Family Fold on ‘One Life to Live’

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    John Loprieno brings Cord Roberts back to Llanview just as the Buchanan clan needs him most. But just how accepting will he be of his new kinfolk? READ MORE
  • 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! READ MORE
  • A Recurring Theme: ‘One Life’ Gives Some Seldom Used Actors More Screentime

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    "One Life to Live" fans hoping to catch another glimpse of some of their favorite recurring characters before the show wraps production on its TV run in November, can now breath a collective sigh of relief. In the coming weeks, several of Llanview's "seen, but not heard" characters will be appearing in upcoming episodes. READ MORE