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“ABC remains very supportive of the online launch of both ‘One Life to Live’ and ‘All My Children,’” the network said in a statement. “With respect to Prospect Park’s lawsuit, we believe the claims are baseless and we will defend them vigorously in court and not the press.”
All My Children creator Agnes Nixon and TOLN are giving Northwestern University students the chance to pen a script for All My Children as part of the annual Agnes Nixon Playwriting Festival, TOLN has announced.
Prospect Park co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz, a Northwestern alumnus, and Barbara O’Keefe, Dean, Northwestern University School of Communication, announced today that the writing winners for this year's festival will be given the opportunity to craft a script for Nixon's iconic serial drama "All My Children" which will relaunch online on April 29th along with the popular drama "One Life To Live." Emmy Award winner Agnes Nixon, a soap opera pioneer, is a creative consultant on both programs.
Current and former soap stars, from The Young and the Restless’ Melody Thomas Scott to Days of Our Lives grad Trevor Donovan, walked the red carpet at the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards on April 20 in Los Angeles. Crystal Chappell, The Talk’s Sara Gilbert, cast members from Days of Our Lives, ex-One Life to Live stars, The Bold and the Beautiful's Linsey Godfrey and Guiding Light grad Matt Bomer also celebrated the evening.
No. 20: Kristina Wagner, General Hospital
General Hospital’s Kristina Wagner returned to the Daytime Confidential Top 20 for the first time since November 2011. She hit No. 20 on the countdown in March, as Felicia was caught in a love triangle between ex-husbands Frisco (Jack Wagner) and Mac (John J. York). READ MORE
Amazon isn’t waiting for upfronts to release the pilots for eight comedies and six children’s series. According to Variety, Amazon Studios will let consumers help determine which shows get picked up.
Ranging from the Washington D.C. based Alpha House, starring All My Children grad Mark Consuelos, John Goodman, Matt Malloy and Clark Johnson as politicians, to a TV version of Zombieland there is a something for everyone.
“Alpha House” – Created by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Garry Trudeau, “Alpha House” is a live-action comedy about four Republican senators (John Goodman, Matt Malloy, Clark Johnson and Mark Consuelos) who live together in a Washington D.C. townhouse. Veteran TV helmer Adam Bernstein directed the pilot, featuring cameos from Bill Murray and Stephen Colbert.
Former General Hospital star Ted King appears in the pilot as a tea party candidate trying to unseat Mark Malloy’s Louis Laffer. READ MORE