Prospect Park on FX Canada Cutting All My Children and One Life to Live: "The Agreement is No Longer Valid"By Jamey Giddens on May 20, 2013
A spokesperson for Prospect Park has elaborated on FX Canada cancelling airings of All My Children and One Life to Live, following the production company's decision to cut their number of weekly episodes in half. Said the PR rep to ABC Soaps In Depth:
"The terms of the F/X Canada deal stipulated a five day run," a rep for Prospect Park told Soaps In Depth. "Now that the shows have been reduced, the agreement is no longer valid. However, the great news is that Canadian viewers can now access the shows via iTunes Canada." READ MORE
Since talk of Prospect Park renewing their efforts to bring back One Life to Live and All My Children first began, the production company has benefited tremendously from guerilla-style, social media marketing from the sudsers' passionate stars. Legendary actors Vincent Irizarry, Cady McClain, Jill Larson, Debbi Morgan, Kassie DePaiva and Robin Strasser have led the charge in spreading positive news about the endeavors. They've been aided by newcomers like Rob Wilson, Sal Stowers, Eric Nelsen and Rob Gorrie.
Many of these stars have been working overtime to quell panic from fans since Prospect Park announced they were cutting their weekly number of episodes in half. Below are a sample of their tweets and Facebook posts:
Oh, ye of little faith...The Online Network has finally announced what yours truly told you two weeks ago. Michael Nader is back at All My Children!
The former Count Andrassy will return to Pine Valley, when Brooke (Julia Barr) offers him a job at Chandler Media, a new arm of Chandler Enterprises. According to my sources, Dimitri will also be caught up in Jesse (Darnell Williams) and Zach's (Thorsten Kaye) quest to bring home Angie's (Debbi Morgan) daughter Cassandra (Sal Stowers). READ MORE
Prospect Park's Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank are continuing to utilize their pop music connections to cross promote their new online soaps. R&B sensation Jason Derulo taped an episode of All My Children on May 8. He performed his new single "The Other Side" at a fictional gala thrown by Brooke English (Julia Barr).
"I was thrilled to stop by Pine Valley to perform my new single for All My Children. It's such an iconic show and it’s cool to be a part of its revival online,” says Derulo. “I have nothing but love and respect for the cast and series and had a blast on set.”
Get ready for a blast from the past to hit Pine Valley! The Online Network has announced All My Children is bringing on back Matthew Cowles in his signature role of Billy Clyde Tuggle. Cowles sent the soap world into a frenzy after he was spotted last month at TOLN’s advanced screening event of AMC and One Life to Live. READ MORE
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