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Do You Know Your Agnes Nixon Trivia? Your Chance To Win Her Memoir, MY LIFE TO LIVE!

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OK, All My Children and One Life to Live fans, buckle up!

On-Air On-Soaps is offering up your chance to win a copy of the iconic Agnes Nixon’s just released memoir, My Life to Live!

Agnes Nixon set the bar for a standard of excellence in daytime dramas with her powerful and humane characters, her sense of storytelling, plot, and of course, telling the social issues of our time.

In My Life to Live, fans learn of how Agnes was a trailblazer in the industry in a world dominated by men and how she followed her dreams, her ambitions, and brought to life the character of Pine Valley and Llanview, while raising four children at the same time!

In 2010, Agnes received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and her shows are missed every day by its legions of fans.

So now, play our Agnes Nixon trivia contest!  Answer these questions after the jump correctly, and the first five people to have all the answers correct will receive her book.  We will contact you via email if you have won.  Good Luck!

AGNES NIXON TRIVIA QUESTIONS

1. What was the name of the character Agnes Nixon played in All My Children’s 35th anniversary episode in 2005?

2. What was the name of the first Jewish family ever represented on a daytime soap opera that Agnes wrote when One Life to Live premiered back in the late 60’s?

3. What soap opera where Agnes was the head writer featured a cancer scare for a legacy character where the words PAP smear, cancer, and uterus, where never before allowed to be mentioned on-air?

Post your answers in the comment section below!

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Antonio
Antonio

1-Agnes Eckhart
2-The Siegels
3-Guiding Light with Bert Bauer

Geoffrey-Martin Cyr
Geoffrey-Martin Cyr

1.) Agnes Eckhardt
2.) The Goldbergs (as a show) or Rose Kransky (GL) and Nora Hanen (OLTL)
3.) Guiding Light

Geoffrey-Martin Cyr
Geoffrey-Martin Cyr

2.) The Siegels (…for my final answer!)

G
G

1. Agnes Eckhart
2. Siegel
3. Guiding Light

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
Jimh(leave it to beaver)

1-Agnes Eckhardt 2-The Seigals 3-Guiding Light..Bert Bauer,character had the exam in the early 1960s

Candice Mack
Candice Mack

1.Agnes Eckhardt
2.The Woleks
3.Guiding Light with Bert Bauer

Mitch Lopatin
Mitch Lopatin

Agnes Eckhart

The Siegals

The Guiding Light

Mike Dubin
Mike Dubin

1: Agnes Eckhardt
2: The Siegels
3: Guiding Light (Bert Bauer)

Mandy
Mandy

1) Agnes Eckhardt

2) The Siegels

3) Guiding Light

Jay
Jay

Aggie

Dave and Eileen Riley Siegel

Guiding Light for Bertha Bauer

Russ nichol
Russ nichol

1. Agnes Eckhart
2. The Segall
3. Guiding Light

Casey Hutchison
Casey Hutchison

1. Agnes Eckhardt
2. The Siegel Family
3. Guiding Light

Elyse Worth
Elyse Worth

1. She played Agnes Eckhardt
2. The Siegel’s; Joe Riley’s sister married a Siegel
3. Guiding Light

Iakovos
Iakovos

Don’t need to play as I pre-ordered the book for delivery as soon as it was released. It is a wonderful book. What an interesting and creative woman! I love these memoirs from/about our daytime greats!

Stacy
Stacy

1. Agnes Eckhart
2. Siegel
3. Guiding Light

Iris cohen
Iris cohen

1. Agnes Eckhardt

2. The Siegels

3. Guiding Light.

Thank you. I appreciate the chance to win Agnes Nixon’s book. I loved All My Children and miss it.

vinman
vinman

She played Agnes Echart is 35 the anniversary show.
The Segal’s …on OLTL
The Guiding Light…Bert Bauer’s character.

DAVID
DAVID

Agnes Eckhardt
The Siegels
The Guiding Light

darlene
darlene

1. Agnes Eckhardt
2.Siegel
3.Guiding Light

Tracey M.
Tracey M.

My answers are:

1. Agnes Eckhardt
2. Siegel
3. Guiding Light

Marc Harshbarger
Marc Harshbarger

1. Agnes Eckhardt
2. The Siegels
3. Guiding Light

Thad Bosley
Thad Bosley

1-Agnes Eckhart
2-Dave, Eileen, Julie, Tim Siegel
3-Guiding Light, Bert Bauer

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davlestev1
davlestev1

1) Agnes Eckhart (aka Aggy a member of the pine valley hospital board) she convinced Joe Martin to move to pine valley and work for the hospital.

2) The Siegels (who were actually Jewish/Irish catholic mixed)

3) Bert Bauer Guiding Light (uterine cancer pap smear)

su0000
su0000

As for the trivia questions I haven’t a clue, zero knowledge..
However!
I have heard of Agnes Nixon the Godmother of the soaps..

((do I win a prize? ))

Jarrett Edwards
Jarrett Edwards

1. Agnes Eckhardt, Nixon also portrayed the ghost of Aggy, the founder of Pine Valley in a later episode. On OLTL she played Agnes, an angel and Agnes Dixon the creator of Fraternity Row.
2. The Siegels
3. Guiding Light, she actually won an award for crafting that story 40 years after it aired.

Bonus: What legendary soap was she the first head writer of? Search for Tomorrow, she wrote the first 13 weeks.

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The Chew Cancelled After 7 Seasons; A Slice Of Justice For All My Children Fans?

Karma is a bitch! ABC announced yesterday that the foodie series The Chew has been axed after seven seasons. 

The Chew lost significant viewers when ABC fired main co-host chef, Mario Batali after reports of alleged sexual harassment over many years. Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall, and Michael Symon have remained the regular series hosts.

In addition, The Chew dropped 17% with women in the 18-49 demo and this has been its least watched season since its debut in 2011.  As ABC Daytime fans know, The Chew replaced iconic soap opera All My Children, when ABC made the decision to cancel the beloved soap and replace it with the food show.

So, let’s take a look at the numbers: All My Children lasted 41 years, while The Chew lasted 7 seasons. Hmm …

ABC noted that The Chew will cease production at the end of this season, but will continue to air until September with all-new episodes in June.  In addition, ABC announced that Good Morning America will expand to three hours.  Thus, switching up the ABC morning line-up.

So, are you glad that The Chew got fried?  Is this justice for All My Children fans who miss their beloved Pine Valley?  Comment below.

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All My Children Alum Kim Delaney Joins The Cast of CHICAGO FIRE!

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Pine Valley’s Jenny Gardner, who is all grown up and had a successful career in primetime television and films, has landed a primo role on NBC’s hit drama, Chicago Fire!

Casting news has revealed that Kim Delaney is joining the show in Season 6 where she will play the role of Jennifer Sheridan, the mother of Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney).

According to Deadline, Kim’s new role as Jennifer Sheridan is described as “warm, scripture-quoting and church-going. At one point she may have partied like it was 1979, but now it looks like she’s on the path of the straight and narrow. If you ask her, she’s moved on from the past, namely her messy divorce from her ex-husband Benny (Treat Williams), but old habits die very hard.”

Chicago Fire is currently on hiatus until after the Winter Olympics, when it begins again on March 1st.  As viewers know, in the last episode prior to the break, Kelly and Casey (Jesse Spenver) were seen jumping off a roof of a building while it was in flames in an exciting cliffhanger. (more…)

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TAINTED DREAMS Season 2 To Bow December 21st!

Tainted Dreams is back with a second season offering from Daytime Emmy-winning director and series creator, Sonia Blangiardo!

Beginning December 21st, the next chapter of Blangiardo’s the soap behind a soap, will be available for streaming on Amazon and Amazon Prime. (season one is also currently available on Amazon)

This series, which was nominated for five 2017 Daytime Emmys, follows the behind-the-scenes drama of a fictitious soap opera titled Painted Dreams.  Many soap opera notables have roles in the online series including: Alicia Minshew, Michael Lowry , Austin Peck. Terri Ivens,  Walt Willey, Kelley Menighan, Grant Aleksander, Bobbie Eakes, Natalia Livingston, Marnie Schulenburg, Nathan Purdee, Colleen Zenk, James DePaiva, Tonja Walker, Ilene Kristen, and the late Larkin Malloy . In addition, Jessie Godderz of Impact Wrestling and Big Brother fame, and Dina Manzo of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, also appear.

In a statement, Sonia Blangiardo said that she is “excited to take everyone along these characters’ journeys in Season 2, as they evolve and deal with ever increasing professional and personal turmoil.”

Fore more on Tainted Dreams visit their official website here.  (more…)

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