Alright soapers, as we reported earlier this morning an announcement was imminent from Prospect Park’s Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank on the All My Children and One Life to Live reboot.
Now, just moments ago the company did release its statement! As you will note in the announcement, Prospect Park is having the two soaps as their anchor programs for The Online Network (TOLN) and have entered into a consulting agreement with AMC & OLTL creator Agnes Nixon!
Here now is the 0fficial statement from Prospect Park: “We are pleased to confirm that Prospect Park is reviving the beloved soap operas, All My Children and One Life To Live as the anchor programs on The Online Network (TOLN).
Today we are also pleased to confirm that Prospect Park has: 1) signed guild agreements with both SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and the DGA (Directors Guild of America); 2) entered into a consulting agreement with Agnes Nixon the creator of All My Children and One Life to Live guaranteeing her active involvement; 3) hired Foz McDermott (coordinating producer Heroes) as TOLN’s head of production, Jennifer Pepperman (Director, One Life to Live) as Executive Producer on One Life to Live, and Ginger Smith (Producer, All My Children) as Executive Producer on All My Children; and 4) arranged the necessary financing to begin production in February on both All My Children and One Life To Live.
We thank the loyal audience and new generation of fans of both shows who have demonstrated that passion and exciting story lines are not just reserved for traditional television. Their enduring support encouraged us to move forward each and every day. We look forward to sharing more details including our launch air date and additional specifics in the coming weeks.”
So soapers, what do you think of the official announcement? Are you now optimistic and excited to see two of the most beloved soaps continue online? Let us know!