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On Sundays all-new edition of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, the show provides an update on the status of former "General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Jack Wagner. In the episode, Wagner opens up about his real-life divorce from former "GH" on-screen love interest, Kristina Wagner (Felicia Scorpio), meeting his long-lost daughter for the first time, and his music career.
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the cast of its newest Tyler Perry drama series, "If Loving You is Wrong."Previously titled "Single Mom's Club," the series follows the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While they all come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and keeping romance in their relationships. But just below the surface - secrets, lies and deception threaten to destroy what they have built.Former "All My Children" actor Aiden Turner (ex-Aidan Devane) has been cast as Bill, the husband of Amanda Clayton's (“John Carter”) Alex. While on the surface Bill and Alex's relationship seems solid, a secret threatens to derail everything they hold important. The two have two children together.Also starring in the series is Zulay Henao (“The Single Moms Club”) as Esperanza, the ex-wife of Edward, played by Joel Rush...
According to Law360.com, Allison "Sam" Hall, a former co-head writer of ABC's "One Life to Live," is suing the network over what he claims are royalties owed since the soap transitioned to the web via Hulu and iTunes, and broadcast during summer 2013 on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), courtesy of Prospect Park - the company that licensed the rights to both programs from Disney/ABC in 2011. Hall reportedly filed his complaint against American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC) on Tuesday, January 7, in New York. Hall was named co-head writer of the soap in 1984, and remained with the series until 1985.
Prospect Park's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have shown ratings growth in their second week (week of July 22) airing on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, reports TV Media Insights. During their debut week (week of July 15), which included the airing of the first six episodes, "AMC" averaged approximately 124,000 viewers and "OLTL" averaged approximately 113,000 viewers. In week two, which included the airing of episodes seven through ten, both soaps increased their viewership with "AMC" averaging 151,000 viewers and "OLTL" averaging 155,000 viewers.

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Finally Turns A Profit

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 5:12 PM EDT
In May of this year, David Zaslav, CEO, Discovery Communications, stated that OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network would turn a profit for the first time at some point later this year. The network, which launched January 1, 2011 as a replacement of the Discovery Health Channel, has done it ahead of schedule.
"Who are you, who are you, who are you? Why are you doing this to me?" says a frantic Dani to the man she thought was dead on The OnLine Network's (TOLN) "One Life to Live," which along with "All My Children" made its cable network debut on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network on Monday, July 15. For millions of potential viewers out there who have yet to view either soap on the internet via Hulu, Hulu Plus or iTunes, they are now being re-introduced to both soaps from the beginning as OWN signed a deal with Prospect Park (owner of TOLN) late last month to air the first 40 episodes of the current incarnations of both "AMC" and "OLTL." OWN is billing the airings as the "OWN Summer Soap Fling."
It’s a day that almost never came, but thanks to the team at Prospect Park, “One Life to Live” is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Monday, July 15. In honor of the sudser’s big milestone, iconic actresses Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair Cramer) spoke with reporters about their favorite memories, proudest moments and surprisingly awkward first days.

AMC/OLTL: The OWN First Week Schedule

Monday, July 15, 2013 10:11 AM EDT
As previously reported, OWN has picked up the first 40 episodes of both "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" for what they are billing as the "OWN Summer Soap Fling." Episodes begin airing today, July 15. The launch of both soaps will consist of 3 repeat episodes each day and a "brand new" episode airing in each soaps regularly scheduled timeslot (1:00 PM ET/PT for "AMC"; 3:00 PM ET/PT for "OLTL"), according to recently released TV listings and an OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network representative. Actual new episodes of both soaps will continue to release on Mondays via Hulu, Hulu Plus, iTunes and iTunes Canada.