BREAKING NEWS: Agnes Nixon Reveals MAJOR Head Writer Changes at One Life to Live and All My Children!By Jamey Giddens on May 24, 2013
The behind-the-scenes shakeups keep coming for the new versions of All My Children and One Life to Live. Series creator Agnes Nixon has issued a statement revealing Chip Hayes and Lisa Connor are the new co-head writers of All My Children; while Jessica Klein and Marin Gazzaniga will now lead the writers' room at One Life to Live.
Marlene McPherson initially served as co-head writer for Prospect Park's new version of AMC, alongside Elizabeth Snyder. Thom Racina had been the sole head writer of OLTL, since the exit of Susie Bedsow Horgan. See Nixon's full statement below:
According to sources, Prospect Park is very high on former Days of Our Lives head writer Marlene McPherson for their All My Children continuation. McPherson was allegedly thisclose to getting the head writer position at One Life to Live. However, PP decided Susie Bedsow Horgan and Thom Racina would make a better fit for that sudser's reboot.
Has Prospect Park found the writing team to bring One Life to Live back to life? Rumors are swirling that former OLTL executive producer Susie Bedsow Horgan has revealed via Facebook that she and veteran soap scribe Thom Racina have been tapped to co-head write the sudser's online version. I'm running this as a RUMOR REPORT, as I am not a friend on Horgan's profile.
According to Horgan's LinkedIn profile, she was OLTL's E.P. from 1994–96. During her tenure the Patrick (Thorsten Kaye) and Marty (Susan Haskell) romance was frontburner, as the exec reportedly pushed hard for the popular pairing. Since 2005, she has worked as a life coach. READ MORE