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The Revolution's ratings continue to erode! Has half the audience OLTL had a year ago!

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While One Life to Live viewers are now in week four without their favorite soap, week three of its replacement, The Revolution, proved to be disastrous and quite the embarrassment for ABC Daytime programming in the just released ratings for the week of January 30th!

According to TV Media Insight, “Based on the Live Plus Same Day ratings from Nielsen, week three of ABC daytime talk show The Revolution dipped to 1.44 million viewers, which is now half the audience of year-ago occupant One Life to Live (2.85 million viewers for the week of 1/31/11). ”  Can you imagine?  They cancelled One Life for ratings like these?

But that is not all the bad news for the lifestyle/makeover series! The Revolution has 50 percent less of its share of the audience in three key demos than OLTL a year ago at this time— women 25-54, women 18-49 and women 18-34.  So who we ask,  is this show aimed at when women are clearly tuning out? 

TV Media Insight also points out some more fun facts! “Three weeks to-date and The Revolution on ABC is turning into one of the biggest failures in the history of daytime.”  And as far as the last three shows to replace the soaps, The Revolution is lagging way behind The Talk and even, The Chew with The Talk at 2.31 million, The Chew at 2.23, and The Revolution at 1.44 for the ratings week!

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On-Air On-Soaps also stumbled across yesterday another casting call that went out for the series taking place in Long Beach, California that read like this: “LOOKING FOR OUR NEXT “HERO” WOMEN for ABC’S NEWEST DAYTIME TALK SHOW! The Producers of The Biggest Loser and ABC’s newest hit Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition have a new daytime talk show for ABC that will help you shed the weight once and for all! Our team of experts will provide YOU with a lifestyle makeover!

We are looking for inspirational and relatable WOMEN who are ready to drop 50-100 lbs and regain control of their lives. On this show, we will provide you with a trainer and nutrition plan to help you lose the weight within your own environment. Have career, family, life situation or kids taken control of your weight? Have you overcome challenging circumstances that have caused you to gain the weight? Are you constantly giving to others or just neglecting yourself? Is it finally time to lose that extra weight?  If you answered yes to any of these, then this is your chance to turn it all around!”

We say, how about turning this all around and putting One Life to Live back on the air and admitting that this was a huge mistake? Since that may never happen, perhaps  because The Revolution is performing way below sub-par that it helps General Hospital get some additional time on the air! Let us know your thoughts to all the above! We know you have plenty to say.

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KaShi
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KaShi

Gosh, you say it’s week 4 without our soap. It seems like it’s been off at least twice as long. I sure miss my One Life. I am boycotting ABC except for GH and Castle (Nathan Fillion supported the soaps verbally). I ‘d like to hear what Michael things we can do to help save GH and hopefully get One Life back on the air somehow in some way.

Heather
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Heather

There isn’t anything that can be done to get back One Life to Live on the air. It’s over. But if there’s anything that can be done to save General Hospital, I sure would like for Michael and the rest of the community to give us more ideas and suggestions. Until ABC publicly cancelled it, it is never not too late to save General Hospital. By the way, here’s a list of ABC’s syndicated shows. Boycott all of these shows even if the stations in your local area that is airing them is not affiliated to ABC. According to Jim… Read more »

Terri
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Terri

You say that OLTL is over, well it may be for ABC/Disney but we can bring it back on another network. Please don’t be so negative about not getting our shows back. We soap fans are millions strong and we have been heard. If you are not already, go to Facebook and search for the sites that support our soaps and who are supporting Agnes Nixon and who are boycotting ABC/Disney. The sites are called: SWANS: Standing with Agnes Nixon Daytime Fans Unite Boycott ABC Veto anythings ABC or Disney OLTL Fan page SOS: Save Our Soaps I would pay… Read more »

Jaydon
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Jaydon

Thank you for the list.

david
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david

BOYCOTT the ADVERTISERS of The Chew and The Revolution. Low ratings are not enough for cancellation. With no advertisers, the shows cannot exist. A list of all the advertisers should be posted for all to see. The advertisers have to understand they will be boycotted for supporting ABC’s cancellation of soaps.

STOP watching ALL ABC shows and channels, including the upcoming Academy Awards.

david
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david

Correction: Advertisers will not know you are boycotting them. We have to watch the commercials on The Chew and The Revolution and WRITE the ADVERTISERS saying WE WILL NOT BUT THEIR PRODUCTS because they support these shows.

Remember the publicity when Hoover stopped advertising when OLTL was canceled?

1loveabcsoaps
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1loveabcsoaps

RE: Im still letting the mouse house hear from me every day,

What is the mouse house?

barbara t
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barbara t

come on your kidding me.abc disney ,just in case you really dont know.when I get mad I like to throw in all the dirty mouse stuff ,last week I read an article ,I thought was interesting , the writer,wish I could remember who or where I read it ,but the writer was saying that maybe disney should get rid of abc .I agree ,I hate the thought of hating goofy ,donald ,mini mouse and all of the disney characters because of the dopes at abc daytime that killed my soaps ,but ,thats the way it goes,I said several years ago,when… Read more »

1loveabcsoaps
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1loveabcsoaps

What U can do is continue to show your fustration by sending soap (get it cheap in large consuptions from the dollar store) and send SOAP BAR’S to the abc studio’s in NYC. Millions of us have. U can call the number tha Barbara t, will be contacting you with. U can sign the petition on Tonja Walker’s Facebook. U can cancel cable and get the DISH (so the Disney and abc dont make a profit off of other Disney Channels). You can do that if U are a home owner, OR encourage other friends and family that to do… Read more »

barbara t
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barbara t

here are two numbers you can call they are to abc,818 460 7477/663 or 818 560 1000/2 leave a message or e mail them at any abc sight ,they will send you a long dragged out e mail saying they get a large amount of letters cant read them all ,but we at abc care about you,which is bull shit,and then when I e mail back and tell them that they dont care,I do this every day several times ,depends on how angry I get when I think of what abc did to my soaps,just annoy them ,they do get… Read more »

sheila
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sheila

ive watchoed o.l.t.l. n g.h. for over 21 years it has been a well needed escape from my daily life not to mention the propaganda of shoving the revolution down r throats i dont want to change who i am because of a show tells me i need to lose weight abc can k.m.a. If they take away sonny corinthos too i,ll have nothing left to watch

Jenna
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Jenna

ABC is also dead last in the prime time ratings this fall and I believe it is due to the mass boycott of disgruntled soap fans. Their ONLY choice at this point is to make sure that General Hospital takes over The Revolting’s time slot or “Katie” will die a quick death because NO ONE will be watching ABC Daytime at all.

Susan M.
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Susan M.

Yet ABC continues to keep The Revolution on theT. V…. Low ratings & all… This show should be cancelled asap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The white lab coat has to go!!!!!!!!!!!! ABC is keeps garbage on daytime & cancels the #1 soap OLTL!!!!!!!! Figure that one out!!!! ABC doesn’t make any sense these days…………I miss OLTL still !!!!!!!!!! Thats a hard one to replace……. In fact it’s unreplaceable!!!!!!!!!! Nothing can replace our beloved soaps!!!!!!!!!!! ABC is at the bottom of the totem pole!!!!!!!!!!

Susan M.
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Susan M.

AbC Refuses to admit they made a HUGE MISTAKE in canceling OLTL most of all !!!!!!!!!!! I have sent messages to the big wigs connected to ABC/disney..Guess what no response to my e-mails……..They are sooooo rude………..They know I’m right……….

david
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david

The “white lab coat” comment is funny. You’re right–why is this OB/GYN wearing this on television? It’s not like she’s going to get her clothes dirty talking to people. She just wants to remind everyone she’s a doctor–and she HAS to: what normal physician would waste their time appearing on television talking about facial scrubs or grooming your feet for sex appeal? She’s an embarrassment to her profession. Some people will do anything to be seen on television, no matter how ridiculous it makes them look–and she’s clueless. I can’t see the promotions for The Revolution without cringing. I still… Read more »

Susan M.
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Susan M.

ABC is so pathetic…………. They lost a lot of viewers because of the revolution & the chew which should be cancelled also………The revolution should be put on at 2:00 A. M. That’s were it belongs… Right time for it , no one will ever watch it.. viewrs will not watgh it no matter what time it comes on… Cancel it QUICKLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Susan M.
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Susan M.

Cancel this crap already(The Revolution) !!!!!!!!!!!!!! We don’t like it and will never watch it!!!!!!!!!!!

melody
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melody

I wonder if the revolution would have already been cancelled if the Dr. was not the daughter of Dr. Oz who was the first male to appear on the cover of O magazine and has been on her show. So many coincidental connections, I don’t think ABC/Disney are the only big hurdles to overcome. It is sad when a network says that a show is not worth picking up but can run constant reruns of Cincinnati Police Women, I mean REALLY!!

Susan M.
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Susan M.

Iam sooooooooooo pissed off with ABC!!!!!!!!!!! Dr. Oz’s daughter is on The Revolution , the one in the white lab coat … GOOFY!!!! What is ABC giving them slack or showing favortism because Dr. Oz is daughter’s on the revolution…Or because Dr. Oz is also on ABC .. (at 4:00 p. m.) Watched it twice and that was it… Not interested in that type of show!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Too much info for me…………..I want to be entertained !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! These show”s fail to do that………… It never entered my mind that our beloved soaps would ever be cancelled !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I thought they would… Read more »

Susan M.
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Susan M.

None of my friends are soap fans… I have no one to discuss about missing our beloved soaps.. If I bring it up ,they say enough already.. that they are tired of hearing about it!!!!!!! And that they are gone & never coming back & that I should get over it already!!!!!!!!!! They just don’t get it……… What are your feelings about my comment??????? OLTL FAN FOREVER My friends get me angry.. That subject is a taboo……..I would like someone’s feelings on this… You are welcome to REPLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

barbara t
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barbara t

dr oz is on in the morning where I am ,ellen comes on at 4 ,the lab coat comment is funny,I thought dr.oz daughter was on that chew show and the woman in the lab coat (the apple and oranges woman) is married to some older doctor who shows up on the news channels all the time ,and he is way older then her,a subject for another time.any way you are right about any show that abc has replaced the soaps for ,they all stink.I have no soap fan friends either, only in passing ,Ive been crying soap bubbles since… Read more »

Susan M.
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Susan M.

The people on The Revolution are sooooooo GOOFY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s soooooooo PATHETIC!!!!!!!!!!! Such nonsense……………….talk about stuff no one will ever be interested in!!!!!! NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Will never watch this GARBAGE!!!!!!!! It’s soooooooo STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s a moron show!!!!!!!!!! And looks very boring !!!!! I wish this crap would DISAPPEAR!!!!!!!!!!! The guy w/ the glasses and short gray hair!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OLTL FAN ALWAY”S…I have the cast picture of OLTL………I bought a frame to put it in………..Wonderful picture!!!!!!!!!!! Every soap fan should have one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Serena
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Serena

I knew that Daphne from the Chew was Oz’s daughter. I didn’t kow that Lab Coat was his daughter, too. ABC seems to be the land of Oz these days… And that actually seems to shed some speculative light on why Oprah didn’t want to pick up the soaps… We, the soap fans are disgruntled enough over the fact that these programs are taking the time slots of our beloved shows. Dr. Oz is her doctor and her friend. She would much rather stand in support of him (and it seems his family) than soap fans, soaps and her own… Read more »

susan M.
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susan M.

I don’t like Dr. OZ’S show… He says buy this eat that!!!! Don’t eat that or this will happen… You might as well stop eating …………… Watched his show the other day…About checking your tongue to see if it is yellow,that means you have acid reflex………..Ck. your elbows to see if you had red bumpie rash….You never want to look at your body again…He makes you even more paranoid………..I don’t think his show will last……..Too much info for me…And I don’t find it entertaining……….As far as Oprah goes it was her deceision not picking up the soaps…Even if I don’t… Read more »

susan M.
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susan M.

ABc continues to keep The Chew and The Revolution on daytime….Can’t stand these two shows…. They should be cancelled right away… Abc keeps putting commericals on for them when you are watching GH everyday.. ABC never put a lot of commericals for AMC & OLTL when they were on….But this garbage cooking show & info show their commericals are on every time the soaps went to a commerical….I resistant that………Forcing to watch something you will never ever watch…

Heather
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Heather

I don’t have a problem with The Revolution. It just happens to be the show that has replaced One Life to Live. If it wasn’t The Revolution, it would have been another show. My big problem is with ABC (aka the Always Be Cancelling network). They refuse to promote their soaps while CBS and NBC are still doing it (even during the evening in the case of NBC). During the Go Red event a few days ago, ABC Daytime promoted all of its daytime shows except of course General Hospital. ABC seems to forget that this is the show that… Read more »

david
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david

You don’t have a problem with The Revolution? It’s offensively stupid trash. Even if it hadn’t replaced OLTL, it wouldn’t be worth watching.

Gloria
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Gloria

Oh you are so right! I just cringe when I see the promos for this awful show. The same with the Chew. The people on these shows should be embarrassed! Have they ever watched themselves on these shows? Lord.

auotb
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auotb

GH ratings are down to 1.6

barbara t
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barbara t

heather,you have to admit what david said is funny.I was going to say something along the same lines but he beat me to it,i was going to call it garbage.and it would help if we could get a hold of a list for the advertisers,without having to watch ,because I cant sit through stuff like that to find out.we have to do something to bring the ratings up on general hospital they are low this week ,again.and I know its being watched and us one life to live fans cant wait for blair ,todd and starr to show up in… Read more »

Jim
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Jim

I blocked ABC on my satellite box…so for me ABC ceased to exist on January 13th.

Outspoken
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Outspoken

I tell you, if this doesn’t get the message across, nothing will and it looks like nothing will. What do they want with another Talk Show? Even if it makes it over a year, it will crash and burn as do most others. The Viewers continue to let the Execs know What WE Want To Watch— does it have to come to the first huge announcement this century appelling us to please tune in before Disney cancels the alphabet Network or are they finally going to get humble and do the right thing? I guess as I have already said,… Read more »

SoapFanSince72
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SoapFanSince72

This comes as no surprise to the 2M+ who watched OLTL & AMC and supported ABC and their sponsors for the past for decades. Boycott the station and those who sponsor them. Maybe we can save General Hospital and the Daytime Drama genre, in general. Good for jobs, good for the economy. Meant in jest, mostly.

SoapFanSince72
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SoapFanSince72

Meant in jest about the previous sentence, only.

cassandra
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cassandra

Well shoot,,,,,,I hate to hear that. Not! Karma is biting ABC in the tush. I do wish Frons was still on board right now just to watch his reactions/reasoning.

ethel
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ethel

i read that the revolution is offering $30 per person to be in their studio audience – can we say desperate???

Torrey
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Torrey

Now that’s sad….they have to pay people to be in their audience. If ABC really wanted to make this right, and make a smart business decision…they would admit they were wrong, bring back OLTL and get rid of The Revolution. Put stupid Katie on during Oprah’s old time slot. Don’t they realize, soap fans are what made Oprah Winfrey who she is today. Millions of people would watch ABC soaps and then keep the channel on ABC when Oprah came on…..so it makes sense to put Katie in that time slot, if they want to try and build a strong… Read more »

Robert C
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Robert C

Torrey let me tell that Oprah was not on ABC here in Sacramento but when it still was on it was on the local NBC Channel.

Susan M.
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Susan M.

Pretty pathetic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CANCEL IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Robert
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Robert

This is one of the best things I’ve heard today. Plus to see the Chew sinking as well is just more music to my ears. As a loyal fan of AMC and OLTL it’s sad that ABC choose profit…oh wait, they are losing millions with these pathic shows…over viewer loyalty and true entertainment. Hopefully they will swallow their pride and right the wrong they did to their former daytime audience.!

Elhu
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Elhu

Totally agree with you Robert.

Susan M.
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Susan M.

I knew it would happen !!!!!!!!!!!!! Soap fans don’t watch this garbage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bring OLTL back!!!!!!!!!! Whatever channel.. I will watch it !!!!!!!!!!

angela
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angela

Well no surprise here. ABC should not have bitten the hand that fed you. We protested the loss of our soaps. Made our voices be heard. Also, we told them we would not watch their network during the day, especially any replacement shows after the soaps were gone. Obviously they did not believe us. Well do they believe us now? Will they bring back OLTL? I doubt it. I would love to know has anyhing like this ever happened in the past? Where they put a show back on the air? What I don’t understand is why no one else… Read more »

rose
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rose

Just like in the soaps there is always the redemption/error of my ways story. We can forgive (maybe not forget) if ABC brings back AMC and OLTL. I could even handle if the cut costs by making them 1/2 hour each. I can’t believe yet another weight show possibly in the middle of the day. And we still have to “look forward” to Katie. Cripes!!! Like thousands of others, I don’ watch ABC anymore except for GH. I can catch “Castle” on reruns on cable. It’s like going to a store or restaurant…if they treat me badly, I find another… Read more »

Judy
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Judy

I just wish The Chew’s ratings were equally as bad. The fact that 2 + million are tuning into that show gives ABC a measure of satisfaction they do not deserve. It would thrill me to no end to see the ratings for the Revolution dip below 1 million!!! That would be great!!!! Hello…..sponsors??? Are you paying attention? Cause we’re not!!! We want OLTL BACK!!!!

Gussie
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Gussie

ABCs daytime sucks except for GH.Maybe they could combinde all the soap worlds together (AMC,OLTL & GH). I boycott ABC except for GH and some nitetime shows. Stop jamming the chew and the revelution down our throats.I don’t even watch the news anymore because the annoying cast members of these shows keep popping up.What’s up with the orange crocks anyway? Mark my words “This will go down as One of the biggest ****ups in television network history”. Who ever came up with the brainfart of taking the soaps off to add another food/talk/make over weight loss show should be FIRED!… Read more »

carol binkley
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carol binkley

“Anything is possible” now isn’t that the truth in soapland– how many times has a charactor been killed off and returns from the dead LOL — that is the one thing you can count on with the soaps –you never know what is going to happen. Dr. Hayward on AMC was bring people back from the dead for years LOL — What about the DNA lab at the Llandview Hospital? It looks like after all of these years of baby switching and trying to prove who the babys daddy is the fine people of Llanview would use three or four… Read more »

Devoted Fan
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Devoted Fan

On one hand, I think it’s funny and on the other I think it is tragic how so many people lost their jobs for THIS.

lew
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lew

Yeah, I have something to say. The ABC daytime programming dept sucks!!!!! The fools just do not listen to the fans!!! This is not what we want!! We want our soaps!!! Not just OLTL, but AMC and GH!! They tried to fix something that was not broken. We have a responsibility too, to not be fair-weathered fans. We should voice our concerns to the execs of the shows about the things we do not like, but if we give up and stop watching, the ratings drop.and cancellation is not too far behind.

sue shirley
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sue shirley

Wow, ABC /Disney just put our soaps back on and viewers will return ( we can forgive) missing them sooo.. much . I am a working woman who has no interts in watching this kind of programs -I think the ratings show that (maybe 1-2 week in the evings i might watch. boycotting ABC & Disney now. cancled movie club & family fun magazine also only watch GH & castle .

Nancy Melman
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Nancy Melman

Why won’t they put the soaps back on the air? It seems like big time baby stubbornness. No one is going to watch anything they put on the air at this point. We are a huge group and we will not watch ABC ever again until our soaps are back on the air.

carol binkley
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carol binkley

The soap fans have spoken but ABC did not listen . I record GH and still watch three prime time shows. That is a far cry from what I use to watch on ABC. I use to turn the TV on ABC as soon as I got up and didn’t change the channel until Jay Leno came on — that is not the case now. I will not watch any of the new show on prime time — the morning and afternoon line up is more like Good Morning America Exetended — to many talk shows !!!! I don’t cook… Read more »

Debbie Harris
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Debbie Harris

I don’t know what ABC was hoping to accomplish with all these reality shows and talk shows on ALL DAY long! They get really old after awhile since there is no storyline to keep you coming back each day. I have Not nor will I Ever watch Any of these shows on ABC! I turn ABC on Only for General Hospital now and I hope the revolution continues to Fail!!! I can’t believe the chew is doing well either! Missing my OLTL terribly and the void I feel without it Cannot and Will Not be filled with those 2 AWFUL… Read more »

Nancy Melman
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Nancy Melman

I like to play Kristen Alderson’s song and I try so hard not to get upset but it does every time. I wish that they would combine OLTL and GH. I really think that ABC has no money to spend on quality anything. Wait till poor Natalie Portman’s new show Scruples comes on the air. I will always be a AMC and OLTL fan forever. I hope that Ron and Frank are listening to what we want.

cathy trinque
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cathy trinque

ABC execs had better admit they made a mistake or the network may be going.
I don’t think anybody really watches the Chew either. Chew ratings will become
and more evident come sweeps time. Who will want to advertise on ABC with their
awful ratings! Seems to me the big wigs put all their eggs in one basket!

barbara t
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barbara t

this is such wonderful news ,Im not surprised by it ,but lets enjoy anyway.to bad abc didnt listen to its audience when we tried in every way we could to let them know we wont watch this garbage,petitions ,e mails ,letters ,phone calls ,not watching abc unless its general hospital ,only thing after all of this ,that I can say is abc doesnt listen to there ,use to be fan base,and we are not going to change our views or change our channels till the soap problem is fixed.I miss all my children and one life to live so much… Read more »

1loveabcsoaps
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1loveabcsoaps

Barbara t: Go to KaShi, at the TOP of this page, the 1st post and leave her the telephones number U have so that she can call up This is what she is saying>” I‘d like to hear what Michael things we can do to help save GH and hopefully get One Life back on the air somehow in some way. ”

Leave her the telephones number’s you have.

1loveabcsoaps
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1loveabcsoaps

Hey Barb: So sad about our beloved Whitney. Scott is back. He was the 1st to leave a comment on the page about Whitney Houston. I been watching CNN all night on and off.

barbara t
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barbara t

good ,scott is back, saw his post , sad about whitney houston I ve been watching cnn to ,still have it on,really hard to find the words to say ,she has a beautiful voice,will never be another one like her.there isnt a song that she sang that I didnt like ,have a couple of her cds.

Donna
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Donna

Revolution is sinking quicker than the Titanic and soap fan will continue to BOYCOTT ABC this will not stop, wait till the OSCARS and see that soap fans will not watch, what part of WILL NOT WATCH ABC ANYMORE don’t you understand??????

Sally
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Sally

I think the only people tuning in to The Revolution are the family and friends of the audience members that are getting paid $30 to be there. I can’t believe we lost OLTL for this. What boggles my mind even more is how ABC and Disney seem to be oblivious to the anger of the fans. It has been 10 months since the cancellation announcements and the fan outrage continues to grow. No company in their right mind would want this kind of bad PR.

carol binkley
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carol binkley

I read that Disney believes ABC viewers left when Ms. O left. I don’t believe that to be the case. I believe ABC started loosing viewers after they cancelled AMC and OLTL. The AMC fans have not been as vocal in the past as the OLTL fans . Why? Because everyone was lead to believe the day time dramas would be returning in January 2012 (of course that didn’t happen) Now AMC and OLTL fans have ban together. I know ABC/D would love for us fans to shut up and go away—-Well, we will not shut up but we have… Read more »

Colleen Judge
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Colleen Judge

If ABC thinks viewers left when Oprah stopped her show they are really stupid because Oprah was syndicated and wasn’t even on the ABC in my area. It was on CBS here.

gloria
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gloria

In my town too, CBS-4-5 p.m. Central time.

Robert C
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Robert C

In my town i think it was at 4pm on channel 3 which is an NBC Station.By the way i live in Sacramento CA.It was also on another station at 11pm.

Terri
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Terri

I was visiting my neighbor the other day and our local news unfortunately is the ABC network. We were sitting at the kitchen and she had the local news on. At one she excused herself and went into the living room and flipped the channel to CBS. I don’t think as many people are watching the Chew either. They keep saying they are but that’s right when the ratings come out for February sweeps I don’t think either one of those shows from 1-3 on ABC will be on the list and if they are they will be at the… Read more »

carol binkley
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carol binkley

Gee, I love this part —“
Can you imagine? They cancelled One Life for ratings like these?

The answer is NO , I can not imagine —- LOL

ToolGal
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ToolGal

Well now ABC, you can’t say you weren’t warned…..Now, if ABC/Disney has even just ONE smart person in charge over there….they would announce that they made a big mistake and get rid of those responsible (I know Fronz is already gone)….but bring in somebody new and have them announce that they will be righting the ship and bringing the Soaps back! Otherwise….mark my words things will continue to get worse at your awful network..

Lynne
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Lynne

I hope that they go down the tubes, because they should of never taken our soaps off. I’ve never been so darn upset over this as I am now!!!!!!!!! It sucks. That Fronz made a big mess of things and hear he’s not even around and leaves. Why he did this to us I don’t know?!!!!!!!!!!! I miss all those fine actors on all my children and OLTL . They were part of my family everynite, but now their is nothing to look forward to anymore.

Pat
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Pat

TALK TALK TALK – let it STOP! ! ! I don’t watch and will never watch the CHEW – I watch Young and Restless and Bold and Beautiful on CBS now. I watch Judge Alex at 2 and go to ABC for General Hospital at 3. I WILL NEVER WATCH Revolution – enough with the talk shows. Count how many talk shows are on all the channels during the day – ridiculous! ! ! Yet ABC is planning another talk show with Katie. If you must – move GH to 2 and maybe I will give Katie’s show a try… Read more »

Robert in Jersey City
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Robert in Jersey City

You don’t even see commercials for it during Y&R on soapnet. It’s not even mentioned when ABC advertises daytime. Looks like a spot for GH is open after-all.

Brian
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Brian

I hope the Revolution continues to sink… even lower !

kay killgore
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kay killgore

I think that probably Revolution will be the one to get canceled for Katie not GH! If they improve writing etc!

Jen
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Jen

Well, I thought this would happen. You can’t cancel long running iconic shows like All My Children and One Life to Live and expect viewers to just accept it and watch their replacements. What’s the point? If you’re a soap viewer, you’re a soap viewer, and you want to watch stories, not reality television. Personally, I’ll only watch scripted television during my lunch break, and ABC disappointed me greatly with the cancellations. If there’s not a soap on for my lunch break, I’ll just read whatever book I’m reading at the time. People like stories. Let’s hope the network sees… Read more »

gloeevalens
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gloeevalens

TO: ABC DAYTIME EXECS
FROM: ME

HA HA HA, we told you so…too bad you had to have sooo many people lose their jobs over your idiotic decisions…if $$ are the bottom line.. poor ratings insure less $$…HA HA HA…ABC…may U gotcha…one PO ‘d soap fan..

Becky Cloutier
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Becky Cloutier

Im not giving up ! We want our soaps back!!! ABC is horrible!

Crystal
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Crystal

I know they will never bring back the soaps they cancelled but If ABC is smart, they will give GH, the Revolution’s time slot instead of replacing it with another reality show. Maybe then, Katie’s show won’t face severe backlash when it airs which it defintely will if GH gets cancelled and more importantly, there will be at least one show for viewers who are not into reality shows to watch on ABC daytime.

Fran
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Fran

ABC/D needs to know if they bring the soaps back we will forgive them for canceling our shows. If not, we will continue to boycott them off the air

lesley
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lesley

ha ! ha! HA! karma bites doesnt it ABC I will never watch the 2 stupid shows they replaced my soaps with soaps that my great grandmother watched, my grandmother and mother watched and now i can no longer watch. I wish the other stations would pick AMC and OLTL they would have the loyalty of every fan they would be our hero i have enough people in my life telling me what to do i dont need another help show telling me what to eat, wear and behave bring our soaps home

td655
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td655

Well, I imagine ABC is feeling pretty damned stupid about right now–at least, they should.

Christy
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Christy

I’m not sure the Revultion was meant to be on air past September… they only ordered 200 shows which is roughly 9 months, started in January, so maybe it will be gone by the time Katie Yucky comes on. As far as available time slots for General Hospital, I think earlier in the day would be better — either way, my local ABC station has a lot of hours available for it. They’ve got news 4:30am-7. Then GMA 7-9, a local program 9-10, The View 10-11, another local program 11-12, The Spew 12-1, The Revultion 1-2, General Hospital 2-3, Local… Read more »

Jenna
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Jenna

Oh come on people! The Revolution isn’t THAT bad. Ha! Ha! Sitting here watching GH and saw a preview for Monday’s show … Tim styles a DOG!

What a joke that show is.

barbara t
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barbara t

poor dog.wonder if they gave the dog 30 dollars worth of doggie treats just to show up.jenna I love the sound of your smallest violin,,hey mickey mouse ,can you hear us now?

david
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david

A dog? Do you mean an ugly woman or a real canine dog? They are so desperate for viewers they are hoping to attract dogs as viewers by making over dogs? Or, are they so desperate for people to makeover that they have resorted to styling dogs because women refuse to humiliate themselves by appearing on the show?

Jenna
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Jenna

I only wish I were joking. No. The preview showed Tim walking onstage with a cute little dog dressed in some sort of parka or winter coat. Poor dog. Tim and its owner should be ashamed. But that is ABC, they have no shame anymore.

I’m sorry I saw that preview. I am trying hard to erase if from my mind, but no such luck. Ha! Ha!

barbara t
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barbara t

I saw it to for a split second ,it had to be during general hospital,abc loves rubbing it in,why ,thats any ones guess,the truth is no one other then an idiot will watch ,and truly say they enjoy this crappy show ,those poor dogs.and I am a critter lover ,still wont watch.I have 2 yorkies and they wont put up with clothes on them ,hell I cant even get my female to wear a bow.and I will admit ,because I am a big dog person ,I bought several little outfits for them and they still have all the tags on.dont… Read more »

Jenna
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Jenna

That sound you hear is me playing the world’s smallest violin for The Revolution’s sad ratings.

And this sound is me laughing my butt off. Long live the ABC boycott until they restore our soaps!

Denise
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Denise

Revolution, your ratings are MUSIC TO MY EARS! Big BOOBOO Mouse Network….

dallasmom
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dallasmom

I hate to admit it but ABC/D is not going to put OLTL and AMC back on the air. So TPTB should admit their mistake and give the rights back to Agnes so she can continue our beloved stories on another network or cable channel. GH should be left alone. We soap fans do not want to watch a washed-up newswoman Oprah wannabe. Wise up ABC!

Melissa
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Melissa

The only thing I watch on abc and continue to watch is GH. I will never tune into The Chew or Revolution. These are the worst two shows. Hope their ratings drop big time during sweeps. ABC should have listened! Who wants to watch reality tv. I will always stay true to my soaps.

Barbara Schulman
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Barbara Schulman

ABC/DISNEY admit what everyone knows…..YOU MADE A MISTAKE !!!!!!! WE ARE NOT WATCHING YOUR REALITY TV GARBAGE !!!! WE WANT WELL WRITTEN SCRIPTED TV !!! One Life To Live and All My Children were on 40 plus years for a reason ….THEY WERE GOOD. BRING OLTL AND AMC BACK OR GIVE AGNES NIXON THE RIGHTS TO HER SHOWS !!!! Pretty soon ABC/DISNEY will have to LOOK UP TO SEE THE GUTTER !!!

Barbara Schuima
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Barbara Schuima

Admit WHAT EVERYONE KNOWS…………IT WAS A MISTAKE !!!! Bring back One Life to Live and you will have your “extremely LOYAL ” audience back OR GIVE AGNES NIXON HER RIGHTS TO HER SHOWS BACK !!!!! WE WILL NOT BE “TRAINED ” TO WATCH CHEAP REALITY GARBAGE !!!!! ABC/DISNEY IS BANNED IN MY HOME WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GENERAL HOSPITAL. !!!!!!

JoAnne Hippert
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JoAnne Hippert

I have watched” the Talk

I have watched “The Talk” and Rachel Ray.
They are the best of the talk shows currently on the air. Cannot abide “The View” Most of us call it :the Spew”. Runs by blood pressure up with all the talking over one another. Spending a lot of time on my puter and reading since the soaps were cancelled. I don’t think ABC/Disney cares. Soaps have wide appeal and they only want their kind of viewer. Really sad..

Marisa
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Marisa

ABC needs a reality check, Katie is a has been. She lost her luster many years ago. Nice lady but her time has passed.

Torrey
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Torrey

Agnes Nixon should just get the cast of AMC together and get the cast of OLTL together….and start over from scratch, approach another network or cable station, and give us our shows back. Instead of calling it All My Children, it could be….Pine Valley or….The Valley. And OLTL could be called LLanview, P.A. or just LLanview. I’m sure most, if not all of the cast would come back from both shows. I don’t know how it works with ABC owning the rights to the shows…if that means the characters names and everything associated with AMC or OLTL is owned by… Read more »

Ted
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Ted

LOVE IT ! —Absolutely LOVE reading of this embarrassing daytime TV meltdown. And may the ratings get even WORSE for Chew and Revolution. Let the great boycott continue! Of course, ABC won’t EVER concede or admit how foolish their decisions have been. They’ll keep these two loser replacement shows around for quite awhile for pure spite and of course be “tweaking them” along the way. — I don’t care WHAT they do with them at this point. You know, I’ve been watching more of B&B on CBS (only a 30 minute show) and was just thinking: for many, many years,… Read more »

Shelly
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Shelly

@Ted, I would certainly support a half hour format. A good friend of mine watches only B & B during the day. She told me she likes it because it fits perfect with her schedule and she doesn’t have to invest a lot of time. Oh and you can bet the local affiliates are paying attention. How could they not? I know I just viewed my affiliate’s home page and while several daytime shows are being promoted, replacement #2 is not. The dye was cast on Friday the 13th when they posted the FB question “are you excited for Monday’s… Read more »

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Another World Reunion On Tap With Alice Barrett, Alicia Coppola, Anna Stuart & More

What to know more about how Frankie Frame was killed-off in an unpopular storyline move on Another World? Well, you may get more insight when stars of the beloved NBC daytime drama visit with Alan Locher in his Locher Room You Tube channel.

The online virtual reunion will happen next Thursday, August 13th at 2 pm. EST/11 am PST.

Joining Alan will be: Alice Barrett Mitchell (Frankie Frame / Anne O’Donnell), Kale Brown (Michael Hudson), Alicia Coppola (Lorna Devon), Anna Stuart (Donna Love)  and Christine Tucci (Amanda Cory Harrison).

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OLTL Alum Christopher Cousins Appears on General Hospital as Dante’s Doctor

On Thursday, the very shrewd fans of daytime drama, noticed a very familiar face on General Hospital in scenes with Dominic Zamprogna in Dante’s return storyline.

Playing Dante’s Doctor turned out to be Christopher Cousins, most soap-famous for his role as Cain Rogan on One Life to Live from 1991 to 1994 and later reprising the role of the conman back in 2008.  Cain was romantically involved with Tina Lord (Andrea Evans) while in story in Llanview.

Cousins also made appearance on two other daytime drama: as Greg Houston on Another World in 1986 and as Colin Crowley on As the World Turns in 1990.  More recently Christopher has been appearing in numerous primetime TV shows and films.

So, do you hope Christopher sticks around on General Hospital?  Do you think it’s just a guest stint for him to serve Dante’s story? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Briana Lane Fills-In For Amanda Setton As General Hospital’s Brook Lynn

Since Amanda Setton has taken maternity leave from General Hospital, so Brooke Lynn will looks a little different starting with today’s all-new episode of the ABC daytime drama series. Briana Lane will take over the role temporarily while Setton is on her leave.

Amanda opened up about expecting her third child and her decision to be safe during this time to Soap Opera Digest, stating:  “Despite being really excited and eager to jump back into GH, due to the many unknowns with Covid and expectant mothers, it was advised for us to wait it out.”

Amanda went to say on her temporary exit from playing Brook Lynn: “I will miss her, but only temporarily! Looking forward to stepping back into her shoes soon enough!”

Setton had nothing but good things to say about her replacement: “I can’t wait to see what Briana brings to the character! I’m sure she will do an incredible job and will bring her own interpretations to this fun and complex character! I’ll be watching and rooting for her all the way!”

Meanwhile, Lane took to her Twitter account to express: “Honored to fill some big, wildly talented shoes and step in as the fierce and loving Brook Lynn Quartermaine. Working alongside such gifted actors and a kind=-hearted crew on such a legendary show has been a career milestone… So happy to be on board!!

Lane has appeared in American Horror Story, NCIS, All American, and 9-1-1 to name a few.

So ready to give Briana a chance at her take on Brook Lynn, while we wish Amanda all the best during her maternity leave? Comment below.

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