One Life to Live
One Life to Live fans have reason to be concerned about what Prospect Park's decision to shelve the long-running soap means for their beloved Llanview citizens. NPR's Steve Inskeep, host of PBS' Morning Edition, discusses the soap once again being on life support.
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On today's Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
Genoa City gathers for Kay Chancellor's funeral, but did The Young and the Restless give Mrs. C. and Jeanne Cooper the tribute she deserves? Why in the world was Cane the one comforting Jill and not Billy? Find out what the DC gang thought of Paul and Cricket's sudden wedding. What is Nikki's secret? Steve Burton as Dyldumb has been a bust with a large number of fans, but would connecting him to a core character make him more appealing?
Prospect Park announced it is shelving One Life to Live and blamed ABC. Is it a ploy to mask the fact One Life to Live didn't do as well as All My Children? All My Children begins taping its second season in October.
General Hospital kills off Connie. Franco's tumor has its day in court. The Spixie storyline has the entire gang debating the pros and cons of Spinelli, Maxie, Dante and Lulu's actions. Does General Hospital have enough romance? Felix's sister Taylor is recast. READ MORE
Is All My Children gearing up to return to production? Soap Opera Digest is reporting Prospect Park hopes to begin taping the second season of AMC on Oct 21. This news comes on the heels of the announcement of One Life to Live being shelved, allegedly pending the outcome of Prospect Park's lawsuit with Disney-ABC.
Oprah should send her pal Tyler Perry a gift basket. Perry's soapy drama The Haves and the Have Nots pulled in a series high of 2.6 million viewers. The drama–which features soap grads Tika Sumpter, Peter Parros and Eva Tamargo–also earned its best rating among women 25-54.
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One Life to Live's grande dames, Erika Slezak and Robin Strasser, have shared their reaction to news of Prospect Park shelving the soap opera. In a statement on her website, Slezak thanked fans for watching One Life to Live and told them to keep their fingers crossed.
Strasser tweeted she is rooting for Prospect Park, but asked fans to not call her famous hotline.
One Life to Live star and High School Musical alum Corbin Bleu has joined the Season 17 cast of Dancing with the Stars. Bleu’s addition was announced on Good Morning America Wednesday morning.
He will compete against Saved by the Bell’s Elizabeth Berkley, Pretty Little Liars’ Brian Daugherty, comic Bill Engvall, legendary television star Valerie Harper, former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, The Voice co-host and R&B singer Christina Milian, scientist Bill Nye, Jack Osbourne, Jersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, The King of Queens and The Talk alum Leah Remini, and Glee's Amber Riley. READ MORE