Legendary One Life to Live actress Erika Slezak is firing back against allegations she used racial epithets against former co-star Ellen Holly. In Jeff Giles’ book, Love in the Afternoon- The Oral History of One Life to Live, Holly claims Slezak used racist remarks towards her and was the cause of being fired from the sudser.
According to Holly (ex-Carla/Clara), the actress who played Viki Lord, used derogatory remarks during OLTL’s 15 th anniversary party. Through her fan club president, Slezak released a statement on her official web site: READ MORE
On this week’s More One Life to Live, Llanview grand dames Robin Strasser and Erika Slezak reflect on One Life to Live’s 45th Anniversary, memorable moments and their Daytime Emmy awards.
In one clip Slezak reads a touching letter from Agnes Nixon about the show’s 45th Anniversary. Watch the wonderful clips after the jump!
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:
Cady McClain Declares All My Children is Reclaiming "Daytime Structure of Storytelling" From PrimetimeBy Jillian Bowe on May 07, 2013
In her first post about the new AMC, McClain revealed:
Every single character has something going on internally, some drive, some need, as well as a purpose. Perhaps most importantly, we all have some romance! READ MORE