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One Life to Live Cast March 2013

One Life to Live Cast March 2013
One Life to Live Cast: (L-R) – Jerry verDorn, Kassie DePaiva, Melissa Archer, Robert S. Woods, Andrew Trischitta, Laura Harrier, Tuc Watkins, Erika Slezak, Josh Kelly, Florencia Lozano, Kelley Missal, Robert Gorrie | Chapman Baehler Photo; Styling by George Kotsiopoulos

Hey, Soap Fans! You no doubt already know this — and have been counting the seconds — but to everyone who doesn’t, that time has finally arrived.

Beginning Monday, April 29, 2013, BRAND NEW 30-minute episodes of two beloved soaps, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” will be available to stream online weekdays in HD via the free Hulu.com service and to Hulu Plus subscribers ($7.99/mo.) watching on select Internet-connected devices such as iPad, iPhone, gaming consoles and set top boxes.

Not only will you be able to watch your favorite episodes on-the-go, but you’ll also have full access to the Hulu library, which includes complete series episodes of top TV hits. To begin a free week trial of Hulu Plus, click here.

In addition, the iTunes Store will offer both shows via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac and PC, making these dramas available in a new format that suits the viewing habits of the digital generation. That’s us, people. We ARE the digital generation.

My history with both shows dates back to the 1970s, when Marco Dane (Gerald Anthony) had one of the big storylines on “One Life to Live.” Remember how nervous Karen Wolek (Judith Light) was that Marco would expose her past? So nervous that she delved into prostitution to keep him quiet!

It’d be a hoot if those characters came back (Marco showed up on “General Hospital” in 1992 and was there for about a year), although they’d have to recast Marco, as Gerald Anthony died in 2004 at the age of 52. Judith Light is still around, however, and has a role on the current incarnation of “Dallas.” 

Over on “All My Children” in the 1970s, the show was making history with Erica Kane’s decision to have an abortion — the first legal abortion to air on American television. It was controversial not only because it aired shortly after Roe v. Wade, but because of her reasons for having the abortion. She didn’t want to gain weight and lose her modeling job.

All My Children Cast
All My Children Cast: Top row (L-R) – Heather Roop, Jordi Vilasuso, Darnell Williams, Eric Nelson, Cady McClain, Vincent Irizarry, Denyse Tontz, Sal Stowers, Robert Scott Wilson, Jordan Lane Price; Middle row (L-R) – Ray MacDonnell, Francesca James, Debbi Morgan, Jill Larson, David Canary, Ryan Bittle; Bottom row (L-R) – Lindsay Hartley, Julia Barr, Eden Riegel | Chapman Baehler Photo; Styling by George Kotsiopoulos

Along with the new episodes, Prospect Park’s The Online Network will offer original weekly recap shows, “MORE One Life to Live” and “MORE All My Children,” beginning May 3.

Friday’s half-hour installments, hosted by former KABC correspondent and anchor Leslie Miller and executive produced by Tomorrow Productions’ Marc Victor, will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and one-on-one interviews with the series’ stars. Fans will also be able to interact with their faves in real time through Twitter and Skype.

Plus, both shows will feature a variety of original lifestyle segments, ranging from fashion to beauty to relationship advice that offer content that entertains, informs and celebrates the storylines of the prior week’s content.

It’s all about the fans, and Prospect Park’s Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank totally get that. In a press release, the duo said, “We thank the fans whose tenaciousness to see these shows return made this historical moment possible. We are determined to repay their support by delivering new and creatively groundbreaking episodes that both the fans, as well as legions of new viewers, will love.”

Emmy Award winner Agnes Nixon, creative consultant for both programs and a soap opera pioneer, knows that, too. “I am so pleased that our dream of bringing these two series back to life is coming to fruition,” she said in the press release. “I am grateful to Prospect Park for their unwavering commitment to this project and to the amazingly talented casts of ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ – their devotion to these franchises has made this moment possible.  And to the fans – well, we wouldn’t be here without you.”

Both new and returning cast will be featured. Here’s the rundown:

All My Children: Revolves around the lives of the residents of fictional Pine Valley. For nearly 40 years, this town has seen the trials and tribulations of its dynamic families. Now your favorite stories are back, and more dramatic than ever!

“All My Children” cast members include:

  • Julia Barr as Brooke English
  • Ryan Bittle as JR Chandler
  • David Canary as Adam Chandler
  • Lindsay Hartley as Cara Martin
  • Vincent Irizarry as Dr. David Hayward
  • Francesca James as Evelyn Johnson
  • Thorsten Kaye as Zach Slater
  • Jordan Lane Price as Celia Fitzgerald
  • Jill Larson as Opal Cortlandt
  • Ray MacDonnell as Dr. Joe Martin
  • Cady McClain as Dixie Cooney
  • Debbi Morgan as Dr. Angela Hubbard
  • Eric Nelson as AJ Chandler
  • Eden Riegel as Bianca Montgomery
  • Heather Roop as Jane McIntyre
  • Sal Stowers as Cassandra Foster
  • Denyse Tontz as Miranda Montgomery
  • Jordi Vilasuso as Griffin Castillo
  • Darnell Williams as Jesse Hubbard
  • Robert (Rob) Scott Wilson as Pete “Petey” Cortlandt

One Life to Live: Follows the complicated lives of three main families: the wealthy Lords, the powerful Buchanans and the strong-willed Cramers. The quiet simplicity of small town living is often interrupted by the drama between them yet despite the struggles, strong family bonds keep them united.

“One Life to Live” cast members include:

  • Melissa Archer as Natalie Buchanan Banks
  • Kassie DePaiva as Blair Cramer
  • Robert Gorrie as Matthew Buchanan
  • Laura Harrier as Destiny Evans
  • Roger Howarth as Todd Manning
  • Josh Kelly as Cutter Wentworth
  • Florencia Lozano as Tea Delgado
  • Kelley Missal as Danielle Manning
  • Erika Slezak as Victoria Lord Buchanan
  • Hillary B. Smith as Nora Buchanan
  • Robin Strasser as Dorian Lord
  • Andrew Trischitta as Jack Manning
  • Jerry verDorn as Clint Buchanan
  • Tuc Watkins as David Vickers
  • Robert S. Woods as Bo Buchanan
  • Shenaz Treasury as Rama Patel

Recurring “One Life to Live” actors include:

  • Nick Choksi as Vimal Patel
  • Sean Ringgold as Shaun Evans

SWEEPSTAKES!  Of course, we can’t have the re-entry of such awesome daytime drama without a sweepstakes! Answer at least one of these questions in the comments below:

For fans of “One Life to Live” and “All My Children”: 

  • Who do you want to see fall in love?
  • Who is cheating on who?
  • Which characters do you miss the most from the old show?
  • Submit your best idea for an episode, spin, love story, intro of an old character, etc.

If you’re not familiar with the shows, but are excited about tuning in: 

  • Why are you excited to start watching SOAPs on Hulu?

At the end of the sweepstakes, one winner from each blog hosting this sweepstakes will receive a yearlong subscription to Hulu Plus. One grand prize winner will win a Roku

Good luck to all!

Sweepstakes Rules:

No duplicate comments.

You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:

a. Leave a comment in response to the sweepstakes prompt on this post
b:Tweet (public message) about this promotion; including exactly the following unique term in your tweet message: “#SweepstakesEntry”; and leave the URL to that tweet in a comment on this post

c: Blog about this promotion, including a disclosure that you are receiving a sweepstakes entry in exchange for writing the blog post, and leave the URL to that post in a comment on this post

d: For those with no Twitter or blog, read the official rules to learn about an alternate form of entry.

This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected.

The Official Rules are available here.

This sweepstakes runs from 4/29/2013-5/26/2013

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  1. 1. The characters I want to see fall in love is Dani and Mathew. Dani has had her tragedies and family drama. Enough for twenty lifetimes. Mathew has had his share of the same. The two met when they needed each other the most in London and had a very tight bond. The puppy love could be seen a mile away. Both were timid kids at the time but now they are both growing into adults and still have a lot of growing up to do. Mathew with his baby drama Dani with her issues they can really support each other and bond over their hangups and get through them by being there for each other. I can see these two being the next super couple of the soap genre.

    The character I’d love to see return is Shane Morasco. He had his share of ups and downs and ended on a high note. I think now would be the perfect time for a sweet caring laid back kid to come back. Considering all the other “young adults” in llanview have lost their mind Shane would be a nice change of pace. Not to mention the jealousy from Jack that Shane got out of the podunk town and achived something great being a cartoonist and maybe even got published driving Jack to want to torture Shane again but this time Shane doesnt take it.

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  3. Which characters do you miss the most from the old show?
    I would have to say that I miss Ford(David Gregory) and Jessica (Bree Williamson) as well as Victor Jr. (Trevor St. John) but I just watched the first episode and it looks like I won’t be missing one of those characters for long.

  4. I don’t miss Todd Manning yet, but will after his short appearance is over. He should remain with One Life To Live and not go back to General Hospital.

  5. I’ve been watching All My Children since 1970. Pulling it off the air showed ni regard for the watching public that had invested so much time into the story. For what? Another mediocre cooking show.
    Thank you for bringing it back.

  6. I am a total OLTL fan and am soo happy that it is back! I would love to see Natalie get settled down with someone and I really hope at some point they bring Jessica back!

  7. I am excited to start watching SOAPs on Hulu because I know the story lines can really get you involved in seeing what will happen to the characters.

  8. OMG, to see the gang from Pine Valley together again on a daily basis is this All My Children’s Fan dream come true.

  9. It would be a great way to pass time on a long commute. My mother and very favorite aunt were One Life to Live junkies. I’d come home to hear my mom on the phone in a passionate argument. About …you guessed it, something that happened on that day’s installment of One Life to Live.

  10. I would love to begin watching them on Hulu, because I’ve seen quite a few episodes, but not nearly all of them. I’d love to get caught up!

  11. I used to watch soaps on and off when I was sick at home as a kid. There’s always so much fun drama. It’s great to know that they are on Hulu now!!!

  12. always worked outside of my home and missed out on the whole soaps world! with the roku/hulu – I can find one to get into!

  13. I’m glad to see these shows move to Hulu. Much more convenient to watch, especially for working people.

  14. I have been watching both OLTL and AMC all week. So happy they are back. I like watching on Hulu because I can watch on my schedule.

  15. I’m excited to start watching because I’m not home when it’s on! This would be a great way to keep up 🙂

  16. Wouldn’t it be fab if on All My Children they went WAY back in time, and Jenny wasn’t dead? They bring back dead characters all the time, why not bring back one character the fans actually cared about? 🙂

    Seeing Jenny and Sam back would be AWESOME!!!!

    And on One Life to Live I would like to see Vicki and Joe back together again! So over Clint!

    I’ve been enjoying having the shows back and can’t wait to see how much more daring they can be since they are online now and not bound by the constraints of network TV anymore!

  17. I’m a big AMC fan! I really miss Tad & Erica being on the show but am still so glad to have the show back !

  18. I’m excited to start watching SOAPs on Hulu because I love tuning into Hulu while I’m walking on the treadmill. It’s always a treat to watch a favorite show while I’m exercising!

  19. Unlike most people, we cannot get streaming here in the country so we cannot even watch the show anymore. I have been a fan of AMC since 1977, when I was 13. I wouldn’t think Pine Valley would be the same without Tad and Erika.

  20. I am not too familiar at this point, but love that I could watch the episodes whenever I want at my own convenience with Hulu. That’s awesome!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  21. I’m excited to start watching SOAPs on Hulu because I’ve always wanted to get into soap operas but haven’t been able to because of work

  22. I dont watch the show but I am looking forward to watching Soap because there are so many soaps out there that i am missing that I know that i would love!

  23. I am not familiar with these shows but I would love to start watching on Hulu. I have a streaming player, but no services right now!

  24. I’m a teacher with the summer off, my kids are older, and I don’t have much else to do. Might as well kick my feet up, eat some bon bons, and watch soaps!

    kelleyc76(at)live(dot)com

  25. i am excited to start watching soaps on hulu because i can watch them when i get home from work. i love that they are always available to be watched!

  26. I have been watching One Life Ti Live since I was 8. I am 45 now. When they took it off I was devastated So glad to be watching again on Hulu. I want to see Todd & Blair back together. I think Matthew should step up &7 be a father to his baby & want to see Dorian & Viki go back to being mortal enemies!

  27. It’s been years since I’ve watched any soaps, but I’d be excited to start and watch them at my own pace on Hulu!

  28. I miss One Life to Live and would love HULA that way I can catch up anytime. I would love to see Vicki and Clint together forever. I hope they bring some of the other characters back like Gigi and Rex.

  29. I’ve always worked so I’ve never had the opportunity to watch the soaps. I’d love to see what everyone is talking about.

  30. It would be great to be able to catch Soap on Hulu, especially considering that soaps come in during normal working hours so you can bet you have missed something important and it feels as if you can never catch up!

  31. I am not a soap watcher, but my daughter is, and I would give this to her so that she could get back into to watching.

  32. I’m excited because I am never around to actually watch the soaps when they are on. Love that I can watch them when I want.

  33. I watched this show for years and was so disappointed when i could not so needless to say this is exciting i have been wishing i had Hulu and the ROKU i am going to like this on Facebook too!

  34. On All My Children I would like Kendall to come back it is not the same seeing Zack without her . And on One Life to Live Jess or Tess should come back

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