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SOAP LIFE Documentary Now Available To The Public Via iTunes!

The documentary feature Soap Life which chronicles the rise and fall of the American soap opera, and attempts to find out why, despite millions of fans and viewers, these icons of American culture are disappearing from the television landscape is now available as of today for the first time to the public on iTunes! The informative documentary features interviews with fans, writers, directors, producers, journalists, and actors including  AMC and OLTL creator Agnes Nixon, GH’s Rick Hearst, former AMC favorite Bobbie Eakes, and many more.

As well as on iTunes today Soap Life is being released and made available on Amazon, Xbox, Google Play (aka YouTube Movies,) Playstation, Vudu, Blinkbox (UK only) and CinemaNow.  The film will be available in Canada, Australia and the UK on Google Play, Playstation and Xbox. The film will also be available in Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, Australia and the UK through iTunes.

For some engaging, heartfelt, informational and true behind-the-scenes glimpse of what went down when some of the most famous network soap operas of all-time were cancelled year after year, this is a must-have for any soap fan!   Let us know if you will be getting your copy on iTunes!

 

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Peoples life style have changed since the at home house wives..
It is daytime tv that has killed the soaps more than other reasons..
If, the soaps would have moved to an evening time slot they would have done well..
Also; many as myself watch via the internet since we were able to and we were not counted until recently.
There are not many at home moms to watch daytime tv..

Seems to me the Senior’s and disabled would mainly be the at home daytime viewers.. Most all women work these days..
Women are too busy to sit through an hour show during the day or 2 or 3 hours of soaps daytime..
Daytime is no longer good for the soaps..

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WATCH: All My Children Reunion On Strahan & Sara

On Monday’s episode of ABC’s Strahan & Sara, the show welcomed several stars of the beloved All My Children for a reunion, of sorts. Joining hosts Michael Strahan and Sara Haines were Susan Lucci (Erica), Walt Willey (Jack), Cady McClain (Dixie), Jacob Young (JR) and Jill Larson (Opal).

While it was wonderful to see the stars from Pine Valley again, it was also a painful reminder that this network, ABC, canceled the show, and had put in its place – The Chew, and now Strahan & Sara – since canning the series.   In fact, as you will see on the clips below, many of the crew who work on this talk show were once the crew for All My Children.

During the segment, Susan Lucci was tested to see if she remembered all of Erica Kane’s wedded names.  Later, Walt Willey and Susan re-created the final scene of the ABC version of All My Children between Erica and Jack, where Jack walks out on her.  However, this time, they have Jack changing his mind and coming back to Erica and sealing their relationship with a kiss – a moment of closure that never happened (since the show moved to online via Prospect Park).

In addition, Cady McClain and Jacob Young re-created the infamous Dixie “dying from eating poison pancakes” scene, as JR watches his mother die, only this time she lives.

It’s always great to see these veteran performers, but Strahan & Sara is trying to capture the soap viewers to put eyeballs on their show by bringing in talent from the show that sadly and wrongly went off the air.

Watch the clips below from the All My Children reunion below.  Then, let us know what you thought of it via the comment section below.

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Soap Alums On Parade At ABC TCA Winter Press Tour: Photo Gallery

This week at the annual ABC TCA (Television Critics Association) Winter Press Tour, the network introduced members of the media to some of the new shows that will be rolled out in the coming months on both ABC and Freeform.  Many notables, who started on the soaps, are in the casts of some of the more exciting new offerings.

In addition, several soap graduates, who are currently appearing on the network in major primetime series were also in attendance promoting the ABC line-up of programming.

Look no further than the photo gallery below to see: Bryan Craig, Denye Tonzts, Eric Winter, Sam Page, Eva Longoria, Jason George, Rome Flynn, and a host of others as they step out and pose for some photos.

So, are you excited to see GH alums, Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan), in his new role as Javi on Grand Hotel? Hayley Erin (Ex-Kiki) in her new role on Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists?  Check out the gallery, and let us know via the comment section.

 

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All My Children Reunion Coming Up On ABC’s Strahan & Sara

Some of your all-time favorites from Pine Valley are getting together to appear on Good Morning America’s re-branded Strahan & Sara ,formerly known as GMA Day.

Make sure to catch the show next Monday, February 11th when hosts Michael Strahan and Sara Haines welcome Susan Lucci (Ex-Erica), Jacob Young (Ex-JR), Cady McClain (Ex-Dixie), Walt Willey (Ex-Jack),and Jill Larson (Ex-Opal).  And, you never know who else might pop up and join this group.

Strahan and Sara airs on ABC at 1PMEST/12PMCST weekdays.

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Are you missing Pine Valley? Here’s a chance to see some of these enduring stars together again.  Most recently, Home & Family back in February of 201,7 held an on-screen reunion for many notables from the series following the passing of its legendary creator, Agnes Nixon.

Will you be checking out Strahan & Sara next week for the segment? Let us know via the comment section below.

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