Today is the day that soap fans have been dreaming of since “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” left the network airwaves. Today, is the day that the shows finally move back to a network. That network is OWN, which is also known as Oprah Winfrey’s Network. No, it is not one of the top four networks. No, it is not getting currently getting high ratings. But thanks to the addition to these beloved shows, the rating situation may change.
Yes, fans were angered when Oprah refused to air these shows when they were first cancelled. Some may even still be angry with her and the word she about it them.
However, most fans love their soaps more than their anger towards Oprah. This is the reason many will tune into and tomorrow. They will even tune in after watching these shows via the Internet and sites like Hulu, Hulu Plus, and iTunes. They will tune in to support the soaps, the soap writers, the soap actors, everyone else associated with the soaps.. They will also tune into to help build the ratings in hopes htat OWN will continue airing the soaps past their 40 episode promise. This will ensure that more people will be able to watch.
Today’s schedule for these shows includes:
12:00 pm, ET: “All My Children” Jesee plans a surprise. Pete spots something that will change everything.
12:30 pm, ET: “All My Children” A Pine Valley legend returns. Dixie sits vigil.
1:00 pm, ET: “All My Children” An ex-con learns who helped him. Jesse gets big news. Cara fears the truth will come out.
1:30 pm, ET: “All My Children” Rebroadcast of the show that aired at 1:30
2:00 pm, ET: “One Life To Live” Find out what all the “OLTL” residents have been up to since viewers last visited Llanview. This includes clips of actors such as Eddie Alderson, Kristen Alderson, and Melissa Archer.
2:30: pm, ET: “One Life To Live” Llaview residents cope with a surprise. Viki and Dorian’s historic feud begins a new chapter.
3:00 pm, ET: Todd tries to understand Dani. Nora tries to convince Matt to take responsibility for hi actions.
3:30 pm, ET. “One Life To Live” rebroadcast of the show that aired at 2:30 pm
This is a mini-marathon event. The event may continue for the first week of the airing of the soaps on Own. Their regular schedule will have “All My Children” airing at 1 pm, ET and “One Live To Live” airing at 3 pm.
Schedule was compliments of this writer’s DIRECTV guide.