Posts Tagged ‘daytime television’

Soap Operas Have One More Life to Live — On the Web

July 7, 2011

Soap Operas Have Onw More Life to Live -- On the Web

ABC TV announced the cancellation of the long-running daytime dramas “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” but the programs will have a new life. Sort of.

The network has licensed the two soaps to a company that plans to keep the shows running on the Web. Four decades of our precious video heritage have been saved (cue the organ music and roll credits).

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‘One Life to Live’ Euthanized; ‘All My Children’ to Foster Homes

April 15, 2011

'One Life to Live' Euthanized; 'All My Children' to Foster Homes

The ABC television network is pulling the plug on serial daytime dramas “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” America’s unemployed will have to watch Dr. Phil, food shows, and Fox News instead.