After nearly 42 years of scandalous affairs, decades-long rivalries, fairy tale romances, kidnapped babies, serial killers, resurrected loved ones and the occasional Pennsylvania tornado, All My Children as fans have known it will come to an end on Friday. Two weeks before production wrapped, TVGuide.com spent a few days behind the scenes of Pine Valley as writers, producers and cast performed something of a three-ring circus, rallying to deliver what they hoped would be a satisfying conclusion for their loyal viewers.
During one morning meeting, longtime director Steven Williford planned out the moment in which Angie (Debbi Morgan) would get her sight back, enacting how she would stumble, joyful and teary-eyed, toward Jessie (Darnell Williams). Downstairs on set at the Pine Valley police station, Tad (Michael E. Knight) and Dixie (Cady McClain) -- together, at last — confronted David (Vincent Irizarry) perhaps for the final time, begging to know
Before All My Children signs off on ABC, TV Guide Network is looking back at the beloved daytime drama with a special tribute.
Hosted by Cameron Mathison, the one-hour special features ...
Sadly, All My Children's Leo du Pres was not one of the lucky, formerly-late Pine Valley citizens resurrected by David Heyward in recent weeks. Instead, Josh Duhamel returned as Leo for a single episode this month, appearing to Greenlee in an all-too-brief dream in which she imagined he'd been saved by David and hidden away all these years.
At least there was smooching before she woke up though, right? Still, it's not exactly what Rebecca Budig had in mind. Last week on location at the Descanso Gardens, Budig, who joined the soap as Greenlee in 1999, told TVGuide.com that she had envisioned a different "ever after" for her character
ABC's Castle is having a little fun with star Nathan Fillion's beginnings on the soap opera One Life To Live with an episode titled "One Life To Lose." The episode, which will air this spring, involves a murder on the set of a fictional daytime drama called Temptations.
Just cast are All My Children favorites Cameron Mathison and Rebecca Budig, as well as L.A. Law veteran Corbin Bernsen, who has been popping up as a priest on The Young and the Restless for several years...