Finally the Canadian fans prayers have been answered, so they can see all-new episodes and the returns of iconic soap operas, All My Children and One Life to Live. The Online Network just released confirmation that FX Canada will be the exclusive Canadian television broadcast home of the two soaps, making it as of now the only North American broadcaster currently airing AMC and OLTL. And yes, they will start to air on FX Canada concurrently when they run online in the U.S on the premiere date of April 29th!
Here is the official press release with all the exciting details! “FX Canada pumps up the drama, the passion, and the scandal with the exclusive Canadian broadcast of brand-new, 30-minute episodes of beloved serial dramas, All My Children and One Life to Live. Breathing new life into the popular series with an edgier and sexier spin, both programs reignite the classic franchises with modern themes, fresh new faces, and the return of fan-favourite characters. The long-running serial dramas premiere Monday, April 29, airing weekdays starting with All My Children at noon ET/2 p.m. PT, followed by One Life to Live at 12:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT, exclusively on FX Canada. (check local listings.)
FX Canada is the only television network in North America to offer the new, re-imagined All My Children and One Life to Live series to subscribers. Produced by Prospect Park’s The Online Network (TOLN) All My Children and One Life to Live will be available in the United States through online stream via www.hulu.com, to subscribers through Hulu Plus, and for purchase on iTunes.
FX Canada is the exclusive broadcaster of critically acclaimed and envelope-pushing hit series such as American Horror Story, Louie, Wilfred, and The Americans.
“All My Children and One Life to Live are a unique addition to FX Canada’s slate of provocative and critically-acclaimed dramas,” said Scott Moore, President of Broadcast, Rogers Media. “As the only television channel in North America broadcasting these new series, FX Canada continues its commitment to deliver exclusive, premium content to its viewers.”
Our partnership with Rogers answers an overwhelming demand from viewers in Canada to access our transformed All My Children and One Life to Live programming, and incrementally furthers our footprint across all of North America. We have the fans to thank for forging this partnership, and bringing their shows to Canada,” said Prospect Park’s Rich Frank. “We are grateful to the team at Rogers Media including Keith Pelley, President, Scott Moore, and Malcolm Dunlop, Executive Vice-President of Programming and Operations for sharing our vision and empowering our network to reach this very significant audience.”
The social media links to follow all updates on AMC and OLTL in Canada are as follows: FX Canada Official Website FXCanada.ca Like FX Canada on Facebook Follow FX Canada @FX_canada Follow One Life to Live @onelifetolive Follow All My Children @allmychildren Like One Life to Live on Facebook Like All My Children on Facebook
So Canadian AMC and OLTL fans excited by the news? U.S. fans encouraged that if All My Children and One Life to Live can find a television home in Canada, that perhaps we can make it happen in the States? Let us know what you think of the exciting developments?