Prospect Park has announced that production for “All My Children” will begin taping new episodes on Feb. 25, Soapdom.com reported on Feb. 11. Principal production of the long-running ABC soap, which was cancelled in September 2011, will take place in Stamford, Conn.
“All My Children” is slated to debut on Prospect Park’s Online Network later in the spring of 2013. “AMC” will air weekdays in 30-minute episodes. Prospect Park has revealed that each weekday episode will be available to stream online via the free Hulu.com and to subscribers of Hulu Plus. In addition, the iTunes Store will offer both series via iPhone, iPad, iPad Touch, Apple TV and Mac or PC.
“All My Children” cast members returning for the Prospect Park reboot of the long-running soap opera include Darnell Williams as Jesse Hubbard, Debbi Morgan as Dr. Angela Hubbard, Vincent Irizarry as Dr. David Hayward, Lindsay Hartley as Cara Martin, Jordi Vilasuso as Griffin Castillo, Jill Larson as Opal Cortlandt and Thorsten Kaye as Zach Slater.
Cady McClain announced last week on her blog that she is close to signing on the dotted line to bring Dixie Martin back for the revival of “All My Children.”
The full press release from Prospect Park reads:
"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.
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Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank"
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