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Prospect Park Networks v. ABC Case Dismissed, Alphabet Network Regains Rights...

First filed in April 2013, the lawsuit brought against the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) by Prospect Park Networks, LLC over soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" has been dismissed, court records show. As a result, rights to the soap operas have been returned to ABC.

NBC Buys ‘The Bourbon Kings’ and ‘Talent’ Drama From Jeff Kwatinetz’s...

In addition to the previously reported untitled Cain and Abel themed soapy family drama that the network gave a put pilot order to on Friday, Deadline is reporting that NBC has bought family drama "The Bourbon Kings," based on the best-selling novel of the same name by J.R. Ward, and "Talent," a family oriented soap opera following a music prodigy who is dealing with the murder of his one true love in a unique way. Both projects are in development for the 2016-17 television season.

DAYTIME EMMYS: LIVE Blogging The Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards

On Friday, June 20, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented "The 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards," which honors the...

DAYTIME EMMYS: Creative Arts Awards Presenters Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is set to formally announce a list of individuals scheduled to attend as presenters for the 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards later today, Soap Opera Network has learned. The list includes several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars, past and present, and a number of behind the scenes talents from "All My Children," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live" and "The Young and the Restless," among other forms of daytime programming.

Official Dates Set for Daytime Emmy Awards

It’s been a long time coming, but the date for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards has officially been set: A spokesperson for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences confirms that the ceremony will be taking place on Sunday, June 22 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.

Corday Productions Launching NetSoaps/Net Novelas, A New Interactive Soap Venture with...

While Prospect Park's The OnLine Network (TOLN) failed to re-launch "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" to a brand new audience via the internet last year, Corday Productions, which produces NBC's "Days of our Lives," has joined with All Screens Media, an international interactive digital media company founded by former Comcast digital media executive Peter Heumiller, to form a new online network dedicated to the soap opera and telenovela format. Per Variety, the production entities have joined together to form NetSoaps Net Novelas LLC (NSNN), which will strive to develop domestic (Net Soaps) and international (Net Novelas) online soap operas for a new generation of soap fans. Net Soaps will be geared toward American and English speaking audiences while Net Novelas will be targeted toward Latin American and Brazilian audiences.

BREAKING: Prospect Park Networks Files for Bankruptcy

The war between ABC and Prospect Park Networks over "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" continues to rage on, but today Prospect Park Networks took an expected step: filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

‘OLTL’s’ Robin Strasser on Money: ‘I Respectfully Requested To Be Paid...

Earlier today on Twitter, Strasser revealed that she recently asked Prospect Park Productions to pay out the balance of her one-year contract. According to Strasser, she only worked and was paid for eleven weeks before production was halted, despite signing on for a year. "#PPP sed w/ due respect: NO," Strasser tweeted.

ABC Responds to $95 Million Lawsuit Filed By Prospect Park; Network...

Back in November 2013, Prospect Park amended its lawsuit against ABC by demanding more than $95 million in damages following what it claims was the network's scheme to create a "mega soap" after ABC utilized characters from "One Life to Live" on "General Hospital."

ABC Being Sued By Former Co-Head Writer of ‘One Life to...

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.

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