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Jerry verDorn Signs On For Prospect Park's One Life to Live!

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Great news for Llanview fans!  While many have been commenting that all the actors thus far who have announced that they are participating in the upcoming Prospect Park reboots are from All My Children, well that ends tonight thanks to fan favorite Jerry verDorn!

The Daytime Emmy winner took to his Facebook page to announce he has signed on for the revival of One Life to Live! 

Jerry verDorn stated,  “Hello Everybody. One Life Lives.  And good things come to those who wait.  Or so it is said.  About an hour ago I agreed to be part of the OLTL revival and I’m thrilled to be involved in entertainment history as the show we love moves to other formats. The fans consistent drum beat of support played a large part in Prospect Park never giving up trying to find a solution. And today they announced it to the world.  With the cherry-on-the-top-news that Agnes Nixon has been hired as a consultant! For those who doubted, I don’t blame you as this has never been done before.  For those who never lost hope and never stopped writing and calling, well, good things come to those who wait.  Congratulations to you all. Welcome back to Llanview.  Love, Jerry verDorn.”

So soapers excited to see Jerry back in the saddle as Clint Buchanan?  Weigh-in on this exciting news!

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Torrey
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Torrey

Now that’s what I’m talking about!!! I’m so happy and excited to see Jerry has signed on to continue playing the role of Clint. I can’t wait to see who else follows……here’s hoping I see an announcement about Erika Slezak soon….LOL

Max Dweefenheimer
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Max Dweefenheimer

Wonderful news! Great progress is being made. Ditto on hoping to see an announcement from Erika Slezak! Can’t wait to see the show again!

Jules
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Jules

Another HUGE get!!!! So important to get one of the Buchanan brothers on board! One down, 20 or so more to go.

This is so unbelievable! A year ago, it was all but dead and buried. And here we are, and there is a glorious light ahead. So, so proud of all this beautiful movement taking place in the right direction! THANK YOU Prospect Park!!!

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Yeah! Great news, great day for soap fans! OLTL needs the Buchanans.

susan M.
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susan M.

We sure do !!!!!!

Beth
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Beth

This is the best news ever~

Renee
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Renee

Michael thanks so much for passing on this wonderful news from PP about Jerry Verdorn aka Clint Buchanan! Love him and this is some of the best news 🙂

brian
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brian

I hope that Jerry’s comments are enough to dispel any disbelieve that anyone has had about OLTL’s reboot happening.

I can not wait until the show begins !

Mark
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Mark

The good news keeps on coming! I am looking forward to hearing who else will be joining Mr. VerDorn.

louisa
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louisa

LOVE it!!! What he said was perfect. I never gave up hope.

Now Clint is going to need his Viki and Dorian!!

susan M.
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susan M.

DITTO!!!!!!!!!!

Alley
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Alley

I’m afraid to hope that this will really happen. Crossing my fingers that it does. I love JVD and Clint! Hope we hear of more OLTL actors signing on soon.

Torrey
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Torrey

Hey Michael, It will be so cool when you can take the RIP off of OLTL & AMC……LOL : )

DC
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DC

GREAT NEWS!!! I wonder if we will get new opening credits and theme music.. my fav OLTL opening is with pebro singing……………

susan M.
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susan M.

I like the theme song it had. I hope it doesn’t change!

gloria
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gloria

I go around humming both of them all the time-love them both-so glad to even be discussing this! SO EXCITED.

Lynn
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Lynn

I seen this posted on facebook and was jumping up and down literly!!!! Now we need ES, RW, MA, ME, TW, RH, TSJ, KDP and so on! I think we will hear more before the weeks out. I’m more positive after today but being a long time Jolie and TnB fan its gonna be bitter sweet for me.

susan M.
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susan M.

I agree!

Elhu
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Elhu

This is getting more promising with each passing day, may it continue!!! I am glad to see Jerry aka Clint on board. Here is hoping his coming back will help lure Erika Slezak, Robert Woods and Hillary B Smith (although I believe she might be doing another online soap) back as well. I hope all of our beloved actors and actresses, who have not moved on to other shows or endeavors can all come back too, like Trevor St. John (Victor), Rex and Gigi, Roxy, Blair and her boys, Tea and her daughter, Shaun, Destiny and Mathew B, the hunky… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

Last year at the end.. there were 13? OLTL who had signed on to go forward on-line..
I’m sure now they still will, all of them 🙂
we just have to wait to hear ..

TRW
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TRW

Not all. One is contracted to GH 😉

Chris
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Chris

Actually, Michael Easton (McBain), Kristen Alderson (Starr), and Roger Howarth (Todd) all have contracts to GH!

TRW
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TRW

But only one of them had announced they were staying with PP…

susan M.
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susan M.

We don’t know how long their contact w/GH is ???? Maybe they will return or
maybe not. We will just have to wait & see.

MK
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MK

Still Hoping for ES and RS, without them there is no show.

Annie
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Annie

Let’s go Prospect Park! Now we need Ms. Victoria, Dorian, Joey and Kelly, and Blair and Jack, Tea and Dani. Go, go, go!

debikra
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debikra

ME & KA can head back for all I care….Start packing………..
KA has a 3 year contract and I believe ME only signed on for 6 months.

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

I’m hoping ME will head back to Llanview and Natalie & Liam 😉 Todd & Starr are working out nicely in Port Charles, so they can stay with brief pop-ins to visit Blair, Dorian, Vickie, etc.

ethel
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ethel

awesome news!

Myrl
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Myrl

Will GH be apart of Prospect Park? I thought PP had brought rights to them too.

Robert
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Robert

Great news! Can someone please tell Chris to stop acting like their the only person who was disappointed in PP falling through last year and get out of the past!! Everything is falling into place and this is going to happen this time. Get over it negative Chris! 🙂

Flo DiBona
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Flo DiBona

Jerry IS IN THE HOUSE!!! Fantastic news!

gloria
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gloria

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!

Rodd
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Rodd

Very Happy!!!

LJ
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LJ

When will the RIPs come down?

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

I was wondering too. Like a dead soap character risen from the ashes! HA!

Robert in Jersey City
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Robert in Jersey City

wow. really happenning!

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Mr. Fairman, when you remove the R.I.P.s could you add “Pretty Little Liars” to your list? Other than GH and SOAPnet it is the ONLY ABC/D product I watch. It is an excellent drama featuring many soap actors. Thank you for your consideration.

Anthony Masala
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Anthony Masala

Awesome news!! Can’t wait to hear more. Can’t wait for the return of OLTL. Been too long without it!!

Michael
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Michael

Great- now how about Erika Slezak?

Joy Mathew
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Joy Mathew

I think its fantastic, he was always a good guy. Love him

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