All's well that is negotiated well. Prospect Park and I.A.T.S.E New York Production Locals 52, 161, 600, 700, 764, 798 and USA829 have ended their dispute over the production budgets for online soaps, All My Children and One Life to Live. According to a joint statement, production will resume on August 12.
“We are pleased that the parties were able to successfully address their concerns in a mutually beneficial way, which will enable these innovative shows to continue to be produced with our talented crews,” said New York Production Locals, Local 600 Representative David Blake. READ MORE
The denizens of Pine Valley and Llanview, Pennsylvania are getting their potty mouths washed out with soap! The Online Network has announced all swear words will be eliminated from new episodes of All My Children and One Life to Live starting June 24. READ MORE
Here's a bit of good news for troubled, Prospect Park sudser All My Children. The "anytime" drama has topped TV Guide's Social Power Ranking.
Apparently more TVG website visitors are talking about Agnes Nixon's soap opera than about the final season of USA Network's Burn Notice (No. 2), Fox's American Idol (No. 3), HBO's Game of Thrones (No. 4) or NBC's Revolution (No. 5).
BREAKING NEWS: Prospect Park Begins Hiatus For All My Children and One Life to Live Early Amid Union Dispute!By Jamey Giddens on June 05, 2013
The planned summer hiatus for All My Children and One Life to Live will begin earlier than expected — like tomorrow! In a statement to the press, The Online Network confirmed a dispute with the union representing production staffers on both soaps is causing production to stop on June 6, as opposed to June 17. When will the soaps return to production? According to TOLN, that depends on when the dispute is settled. See the full statement below. READ MORE
Just what has been the hold up in regards to Erica Kane fabulously descending upon Pine Valley? All My Children legend Susan Lucci broke it down in a recent We Love Soaps interview. Said La Lucci:
"I'm trying, and they are trying. There's a lot to work out simply because when they went into production I was in Atlanta working on the Marc Cherry series, DEVIOUS MAIDS. And now we're about to start Season 2 on my Investigation Discovery series, DEADLY AFFAIRS next week in New York. So that's a lot of complicated scheduling. Plus, ALL MY CHILDREN's schedule is also complicated and challenging because they work five weeks on and five weeks off. So trying to marry those two things, that's what the challenge is and that's what we're going to try to make happen." READ MORE
A sexy newcomer is headed to Llanview, Pennsylvania, one who looks an awful lot like a former resident of Oakdale, Illinois — by way of Malta. Check out the first snapshot above of popular As The World Turns alum Paolo Seganti as One Life to Live's art enthusiast Arturo Bandini. READ MORE