Prospect Park has announced that production for “One Life to Live” 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 January 2012, will take place in Stamford, Conn.
“One Life to Live” is slated to debut on Prospect Park’s Online Network later in the spring of 2013. “OLTL” 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.
“One Live to Live” cast members returning for the Prospect Park reboot of the long-running soap include Erika Slezak as Victoria Lord Buchanan, Robin Strasser as Dorian Lord, Tuc Watkins as David Vickers, Robert S. Woods as Bo Buchanan, Kassie DePaiva as Blair Cramer, Jerry verDorn as Clint Buchanan, Florencia Lozano as Tea Delgado, Melissa Archer as Natalie Buchanan Banks, Hillary B. Smith as Nora Buchanan, Kelley Missal as Danielle Manning, Josh Kelly as Cutter Wentworth and Andrew Trischitta as Jack Manning.
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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