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  • AFTRA and the WGA Respond to Prospect Park’s Decision to Suspend Plans for ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    After rumblings for the last two weeks and a shocking report by Deadline Hollywood earlier today, Prospect Park officially pulled the plug on plans for producing online versions of ABC's "All My Children" and "One Life to Live." Of the key issues, Prospect Park cited its inability to come to terms with the unions including those representing the actors (AFTRA) and the writers (WGA). Shortly afterward, the various unions began issuing statements in response to the production companies decision. READ MORE
  • AFTRA Still in Talks with Prospect Park

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    AFTRA/Prospect Park
    It was Tuesday, October 4 when Soap Opera Network first reported on the current status of union discussions between the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and Prospect Park following word back in July that Prospect Park would be launching "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" on the web. Now more than a month later, and with news that "AMC" is being delayed for various reasons, an AFTRA rep tells Soap Opera Network that they are "still in discussions with ." This at some point could place a damper on the company's plan of... READ MORE
  • Breakdown Writer Shelly Altman Named Co-Head Writer of ‘General Hospital’

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Yesterday afternoon, Soap Opera Digest reported that "General Hospital" has named breakdown writer Shelly Altman as its Co-Head Writer working alongside Head Writer Garin Wolf. Per the magazine's website Altman's new role is effective immediately. READ MORE