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One Life to Live

"Hollywood Heights": A Bold Summer Experiment on Nick at Nite

Ed Martin | Posted 09.01.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

Amazingly, despite the demands of so much larger an episode order, Heights is as well-produced and professionally packaged as those shows.

Daytime Emmy Awards By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

The Daytime Emmy Awards aren't shy about nominating veteran performers more than once. But do you know how many current stars have won two or more Emm...

Daytime Emmy Nominees: Did Your Favorites Make The Cut?

Posted 05.09.2012 | TV

It's the last hurrah for "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" at the Daytime Emmy Awards. The canceled soaps got their last nominations in key cat...

'General Hospital' Update: Bring on Susan Lucci!

Ed Martin | Posted 06.24.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

Lucci is a genuine ABC Daytime icon and one of the most popular women working in television. A guest stint by her on GH could be one of the biggest daytime events of the year.

Save Our Soaps!

Maggie Quale | Posted 05.30.2012 | TV
Maggie Quale

We fans know soap operas are cheesy. It's not some big secret. I spend half my time laughing at the show and the other half crying with the storylines. We love it because of the drama, the absurdity, and the tacky nuance that are tropes of this genre.

General Hospital Update: Is it Still on Life Support?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.28.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I'm not sure what to make of the big surprise on General Hospital this week -- but then again, I haven't known what to make of GH in a very long time.

General Hospital: A New Beginning or a Dead End?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.02.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

I began watching GH in 1978, shortly after fearless executive producer Gloria Monty had been brought on board to save the show from seemingly certain cancellation. Thirty-five years later GH is once again on life support -- and, once again, it may very well be terminated in a few months.

'The River' Trend: Are Shorter Seasons The Way To Go?

Laura Prudom | Posted 04.09.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

We're all familiar with the age-old adage, "Less is more;" but find me a TV fan who wouldn't eagerly take an extra 12 (or 24, or 48, or non-stop until...

David Lohr

'One Life To Live' Stars Bid Farewell To Fans In NY | David Lohr | Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

WESTBURY, N.Y. -- Several stars from ABC's recently cancelled soap opera "One Life to Live" met with eager fans at a tribute event Saturday. The ne...

'One Life To Live' Star On Cancellation: 'I Was So Sad'

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

Hillary B. Smith, or Nora to the loyal fans of "One Life to Live," is moving on to "The Bold And The Beautiful," but she's not done reflecting on her ...

'General Hospital' Moving To Primetime?

Posted 01.19.2012 | TV

Update: A source told The Huffington Post that Paul Lee, president of ABC Entertainment, and Vicki Dummer, head of ABC's Times Square Studios, are loo...

'One Life To Live' Says Goodbye With A Shock!

Posted 01.13.2012 | TV

Note: The following contains spoilers about the series finale of "One Life to Live," which aired Fri., Jan. 13 on ABC. After 44 seasons and 11,105 ...

'The View' Salutes 'One Life To Live'

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

On the day that "One Life To Live" broadcast its final episode, "The View" (weekdays on ABC) paid tribute to the beloved soap. Past and present cast m...

'One Life To Live's' Beloved Moments

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

As the sun sets in Llanview for the last time, "One Life to Live" fans are paying tribute to their beloved soap opera, which signs off on the unlucky ...

'One Life To Live' Veterans Move To 'General Hospital'

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

"One Life to Live" may be going off the air, but veteran cast members will be sticking around ABC. Kassie DePaiva, Roger Howarth, Michael Easton and K...

Erika Slezak: 'One Life To Live' Cancellation Bullsh--t

Posted 06.18.2012 | TV

The end of an era is upon us: ABC's "One Life to Live" signs off on Fri., Jan. 13. The show joins sister soap "All My Children" in canceled TV heaven,...

Say Goodbye To 'One Life To Live'

Posted 12.20.2011 | TV

It's almost time to say goodbye to Victoria Lord and the rest of the Llanview gang, but before "One Life to Live" signs off for good in January, SOAPn...

One Life to Live Entertainingly Reflects on Its Own Demise

Ed Martin | Posted 02.18.2012 | TV
Ed Martin

At first blush, it may appear that this brilliant bit of reflexive storytelling is being played for laughs, especially because it has so many of the show's adult characters in tizzies of varying intensity.

Gazelle Emami

Judith Light On 'Other Desert Cities' And What She Learned From Tony Danza | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Judith Light's career has been stamped with a series of "defining" roles -- which is exactly what makes it so hard to define. She's had a hold on the ...

IT'S OFFICIAL: 'All My Children,' 'One Life To Live' Both Canceled For Good, Won't Go Online

Posted 06.18.2012 | Entertainment

"All My Children" and "One Life To Live" are both dead, after all. Following their cancellations by longtime network ABC in April, it was announced...

Jo Piazza

'Dirty Soap' Cast Reveals Secret Celebrity Crushes | Jo Piazza | Posted 12.03.2011 | Celebrity

Many cast members on E!'s "Dirty Soap" are in serious relationships, but that doesn't stop the soap opera stars from having very active imaginations. ...

Canceled Soaps Could Make A Comeback | Posted 10.04.2011 | Media

ABC's canceled daytime dramas All My Children and One Life to Live may be returning to television. I hear that Prospect Park, the company that license...

All My Children TV to Web Transfer Could Change Everything

Ed Martin | Posted 09.24.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

The long-running ABC soap opera All My Children two months from tomorrow will end its run on the network -- and three days after that, thanks to an un...

Daytime Disaster! Did ABC Have to Kill All My Children and One Life to Live?

Ed Martin | Posted 06.21.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

I don't know what bothers me most about ABC's announcement that it canceled All My Children and One Life to Live.

Soaps Matter

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

Any primetime show featuring recurring characters, storylines and cliffhangers -- from Star Trek to Friends to CSI to Mad Men -- owes its heritage to soap operas.