Company That Killed ALL MY CHILDREN & ONE LIFE TO LIVE Going Bankrupt

And believe us when we say we think they deserve worse. 10 scripts a week, doomed by the hands of this asshats. Damn them all to hell–

What? Oh, sorry, guess we got a bit carried away. Anyway:

We can't see it in this pic, but the tree is D-E-A-D.
We can’t see it in this pic, but the tree is D-E-A-D.

Prospect Park Networks Files for Bankruptcy
by Jared Kaplan

The war between ABC and Prospect Park Networks over “One Life to Live” and “All My Children” continues to rage on, but today Prospect Park Networks took an expected step: filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. read article

Extra! ONE LIFE TO LIVE & ALL MY CHILDREN Cut to 2 Eps Weekly

Already? Is this an “Uh-oh…” or a “Good thing?” Check out the press release:

all_my_children_castby Team TVWriter™

For close to two years we have been working passionately to bring first run premium content to an online platform with the creation of brand-new versions of the two iconic series, All My Children and One Life To Live. There was no precedent for this effort- we had no history-no barometer for how our fans would respond. We always knew there would quickly be new insights into how audiences would respond to our shows and this new platform, and that our ability to adapt quickly to audience needs would ultimately determine the long-term success of the shows and our mission. This is a new medium, a new time and we have always planned to make changes quickly by listening to you, our fans and customers.

Today it is clear these shows have resonated, as many millions of views have been logged since our April 29th debut, a mere two and a half weeks ago. We’ve consistently been in the top ten shows viewed on Hulu and viewers and critics alike have told us how impressed they are with the quality of both programs. The past two weeks have been invaluable in terms of learning about how you watch and when you watch our shows on this new platform. We have gained enormous insight through our actual viewing data and our research. And our research has revealed the following: read article

LB: If I Hadn’t Made It in Television, I Would’ve Been a Comic Book Writer

…Like my buddies Roy Thomas and Gerry Conway. (Although Gerry did a fine job of escaping that ghetto, didn’t he, by rising to Co-Executive Producer of LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, among other TV shows?).

I’ve always thought that those working in the two media had a lot in common, and recently two writers still working in comic books have cemented that theory – John Ostrander and Martha Thomases. Here’s Martha’s take on soap opera, which coincidentally happens to be right in line with, yeah, you guessed it – mine.

Thomases Art 130111 Martha Thomases SoapSoap by Martha Thomases (ComicMix.Com) read article

munchman: ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Could Relaunch in January

Okay, okay, so I’m a huge, erm, Susan Lucci fan. So what? Does that mean I lose all my cred?

I’m thrilled, I tells ya, thrilled, to learn the following:

Susan Lucci soap returns-maybe read article