Frank Valentini and Ron Carlivati
As reported exclusively here last week, ABC Daytime has made a break with corporate tradition and confirmed new multi-year deals with One Life to Live's executive producer Frank Valentini and head writer Ron Carlivati. This is an obvious effort to quell the cancellation rumors that have plagued OLTL for months. Valentini, now in his eighth year as showrunner, has re-upped for two more. Carlivati has signed for three years. Because ABC owns its soaps, this is the closest it comes to a show pickup. But is it truly a reason to rejoice? TV Guide Magazine corralled Valentini and Carlivati to find out....
Lenny Platt, Nic Robuck, David Gregory
Maybe this will help put those pesky cancellation rumors to rest. TV Guide Magazine has exclusively learned from ABC that the network recently struck new deals with ...
Can one soap possibly contain Erika Slezak, Robin Strasser and Kim Zimmer without imploding? We'll find out October 1, when Guiding Light alum Zimmer returns to One Life to Live as Echo DiSavoy, a role she was fired from 27 years ago. Back then, Echo sneakily seduced Clint Buchanan and tried to get him convicted of murder. And she's still a hell-raiser. ...
It's a boy for One Life to Live star Matt Walton.
Greyson James was born Aug. 4, Walton's rep tells Us Magazine.
Michael Easton has no plans to give up his day job as One Life to Live crime-buster John McBain. But it must be tempting. The actor turned fantasy writer just released Soul Stealer: Last to Die (DMF Comics), the third and final chapter in his series of critically acclaimed graphic novels about an ancient Etruscan warrior searching for his lost love across three millenniums. Come October...
Michelle Stafford, Sarah Joy Brown
Only one thing is certain about the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: My predictions will suck and as always I will blame it on those crazy blue-ribbon judges! Still, after re-watching each of the episodes submitted by the soap nominees, I can't resist my yearly exercise in embarrassment. So here goes...
Sarah Joy Brown
General Hospital nabbed a leading 18 Daytime Emmy Award nominations Wednesday as it goes for its 11th outstanding drama series trophy.
The ABC soap, which has won outstanding drama series more times than any other show, will vie for the top honor against All My Children, defending champion The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless. General Hospital last won the award in 2008.
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Notably snubbed was the departing As the World Turns, but the long-running CBS drama fielded ...
Sex and they City star Cynthia Nixon, Joy Behar, and ABC drama Brothers & Sisters were all winners at the 2010 GLAAD Media Awards.
Check out photos of Nixon
At the ceremony, hosted annually by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Nixon received the...
Grey’s Anatomy, Glee
Dramas Grey's Anatomy and Mad Men and the freshman comedies Glee and Modern Family were among the nominees for the 21st annual GLAAD Media awards.
Also in the running for best drama series: Brothers & Sisters, True Blood and Skins. And the other best comedy series nominees...
Phil Carey, who was well-known to daytime television fans for playing One Life to Live's Asa Buchanan, died on February 6, following a battle with lung cancer. He was 83.
Carey took a medical leave from OLTL to undergo treatment after he was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2006. He returned to the role later that year. Though the character of Asa died in his sleep in August 2007, Carey made three subsequent appearances, most recently on ...