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All My Children-related news from 2013
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Agnes Nixon
January 2013
It's looking increasingly likely that All My Children and One Life to Live fans will see the return of their beloved soaps in 2013. Agnes Nixon, the creator of both soaps, has issued a statement about the transition of the soaps to the Internet.
Billy J Miller
January 2013
Emmy winner Billy J. Miller has signed on to play Billy Abbott for at least a little while longer. The actor, whose contract talks have become an annual "Will he or won't he?" has inked a new Y&R contract. Miller joined The Young and the Restless in 2008.
Debbi Morgan
January 2013
Emmy winner Debbi Morgan is headed back to Pine Valley. The actress revealed on Twitter that she's agreed to appear on the web-based version of AMC when it returns. Morgan first appeared as Angie Hubbard in 1982. She's also appeared on The Bold and the Beautiful, Generations, Port Charles, and The Young and the Restless.
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January 2013
Prospect Park has confirmed that All My Children and One Life to Live will be returning to the airwaves later this year. Production of both soaps will begin in February and they will be broadcast on an newly developed Internet-based entertainment channel.
Jordi Vilasuso
January 2013
All My Children's bold online venture has another Emmy winner on its roster. Jordi Vilasuso announced on Soap Central Live that he's signed with Prospect Park for its AMC reboot. Vilasuso joined AMC in November 2010. He also appeared on Guiding Light.
Christina Bennett Lind
January 2013
All My Children's bold online venture has another Emmy winner on its roster. Jordi Vilasuso announced on Soap Central Live that he's signed with Prospect Park for its AMC reboot. Vilasuso joined AMC in November 2010. He also appeared on Guiding Light.
Cameron Mathison
January 2013
Cameron Mathison has kept busy since All My Children wrapped in 2011. Now the actor is working on a new holiday film, but says he hopes he'll also be able to return for the show's online reboot. Mathison debuted on AMC in 1998.
Jacob Young
January 2013
All My Children viewers might finally learn the answer to the show's ultimate cliffhanger: Who did JR Chandler shoot? For the series' relaunch, the role of JR will be recast.
JR Martinez
January 2013
J.R. Martinez will not be reprising his role of Brot Monroe when All My Children returns online later this year. The actor/author has cited scheduling problems.
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January 2013
Prospect Park has announced that All My Children and One Life to Live will be available digitally on Hulu and iTunes. Two of three viewing options will have costs associated, but a third will make sure fans can view both soaps for free.
YaYa DaCosta
January 2013
Cassandra Foster, Angie Hubbard's adopted daughter, is headed back to Pine Valley. Yaya DaCosta, who played Cassandra in 2008, will not be returning, and the role will be recast.
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January 2013
If you live in New England or the Greater Philadelphia area, a rare opportunity to meet the stars of All My Children is headed your way. The A Tribute To Pine Valley tour will hit both areas on February 16 and 17.
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February 2013
All My Children and One Life to Live are soon to take another step forward in their returns. Both shows will go into production in the coming weeks. Both shows are expected to present their first new episodes in the spring.
Cady McClain
February 2013
Two-time Emmy winner Cady McClain may be the next fan favorite to sign on with Prospect Park's reboot of All My Children. The actress revealed she is "confident" that she'll be returning to the show on which she first appeared in 1988.
Rudolf Martin
February 2013
All My Children has issued a casting call for two recurring roles. Both roles are Eastern European males.
Susan Lucci and David Canary
February 2013
Susan Lucci and David Canary will be part of All My Children's Internet relaunch, but the two Emmy winners will have very different levels of involvement. Lucci is an original AMC cast member, and Canary joined the soap in 1983.
Michael E Knight
February 2013
Three-time Emmy winner Michael E Knight will not be a part of All My Children's initial relaunch. In a newly published interview, the actor reveals that the timing isn't quite right -- but that he could return in the near future.
Melissa Claire Egan
February 2013
Melissa Claire Egan and her long-time boyfriend have a wedding to plan. Over the weekend, Egan posted a photo with a sparkling new ring on her finger. Egan joined The Young and the Restless in 2011, following a run on All My Children.
Julia Barr
February 2013
Daytime favorite Julia Barr will reprise her role as Brooke English when All My Children resumes production on February 25. The two-time Emmy winner first appeared as Brooke in 1976.
Eden Riegel
February 2013
Eden Riegel will return to All My Children as part of its Internet revival. The Emmy-winning actress will be part of a guest story arc. Riegel first appeared as AMC's Bianca in 2000.
Ray MacDonnell
February 2013
Original cast member Ray MacDonnell will once again be a part of All My Children. The actor, who has played Joe Martin since 1970, will reprise the role in Prospect Park's online revival.
Ryan Bittle
February 2013
Ryan Bittle has been cast as JR Chandler in All My Children's Internet revival. Bittle previously appeared as Logan on AMC in 2010. JR was last portrayed by Jacob Young.
Susan Lucci
February 2013
Susan Lucci has not yet signed on for All My Children's relaunch, but the Emmy-winning actress expressed her desire to reach a deal that will allow her to step back into Erica Kane's shoes. Lucci debuted as the iconic Erica in 1970.
Eric Nelsen
February 2013
Another of Pine Valley's newest teen roles has been cast: AJ Chandler, the son of Babe Carey and JR Chandler, will be played by Eric Nelsen.
Saleisha Stowers
February 2013
Cassandra Foster, Angie Hubbard's adopted daughter, is headed back to Pine Valley. America's Next Top Model winner Saleisha Stowers will assume the role previously portrayed by another Top Model alum, Yaya DaCosta.
Denyse Tontz
February 2013
All My Children has cast another of its core teen characters. Soap newcomer Denyse Tontz has been cast as Miranda Montgomery, the eldest daughter of Bianca Montgomery.
Robert Scott Wilson
February 2013
You, too, could be an All My Children star -- if the price is right (and you've got some top-notch acting skills.) Newcomer Robert Scott Wilson has been cast as Peter Cortlandt for AMC's Internet revival.
March 2013
Alicia Minshew is returning to All My Children. The Emmy-nominated actress is scheduled for a cameo appearance, but a longer return is not out of the realm of possibility. Minshew debuted on AMC in January 2002.
Ricky Paull Goldin
March 2013
Four-time Daytime Emmy nominee Ricky Paull Goldin is headed back to daytime -- but he won't be reprising his All My Children role. Goldin has inked a deal for an open-ended appearance on The Bold and the Beautiful. Goldin has also previously appeared on Another World, Guiding Light, and The Young and the Restless.
Peter Bergman
April 2013
Peter Bergman has been part of the soap opera community for 34 years. As The Young and the Restless marks its 40th year on television, Bergman sat down to reflect on his time in daytime -- including his time on All My Children -- in a refreshingly candid interview.
Daniel Covin
February 2013
Could the next Tad the Cad be roaming the corridors of Pine Valley High? It's possible, as All My Children has cast a new high school Romeo named Hunter.
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February 2013
All My Children's confirmed cast list continues to grow. It now includes twelve stars reprising their roles, another vet in a new role, five newcomers taking on existing characters, and two newly created roles.
Francesca James
February 2013
All My Children's confirmed cast list continues to grow. It now includes twelve stars reprising their roles, another vet in a new role, five newcomers taking on existing characters, and two newly created roles.
Darnell Williams
February 2013
All My Children's confirmed cast list continues to grow. It now includes twelve stars reprising their roles, another vet in a new role, five newcomers taking on existing characters, and two newly created roles.
Alfredo Diaz
March 2013
All My Children's confirmed cast list continues to grow. It now includes twelve stars reprising their roles, another vet in a new role, five newcomers taking on existing characters, and two newly created roles.
AMC Harlem Shak
March 2013
All My Children is back in production -- and what better way to celebrate than with a little dance. In a new YouTube video, the AMC cast dances the Harlem Shake.
Alicia Minshew
March 2013
Alicia Minshew is returning to All My Children. The Emmy-nominated actress is scheduled for a cameo appearance, but a longer return is not out of the realm of possibility. Minshew debuted on AMC in January 2002.
Lamman Rucker
March 2013
All My Children and As the World Turns vet Lamman Rucker stars in the award-winning film, The Undershepherd, a film that explores corruption in the church. Rucker appeared as AMC's Garret Williams in 2005, and ATWT's Marshall Travers from 2002 to 2003.
Jacob Young
March 2013
Emmy winner Jacob Young's family is about to grow. Young and his wife are expecting another child later this year.
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April 2013
When All My Children returns on April 29, fans will have a couple of places to catch new episodes of the show. In advance of the return date, Hulu and iTunes have unveiled their homepages for the show.
Jordi Vilasuso
April 2013
When All My Children returns on April 29, fans will have a couple of places to catch new episodes of the show. In advance of the return date, Hulu and iTunes have unveiled their homepages for the show.
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April 2013
When All My Children returns on April 29, fans will have a couple of places to catch new episodes of the show. In advance of the return date, Hulu and iTunes have unveiled their homepages for the show.
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April 2013
When All My Children returns on April 29, fans will have a couple of places to catch new episodes of the show. In advance of the return date, Hulu and iTunes have unveiled their homepages for the show.
Paula Garces
April 2013
Television and film star Paula Garcés is joining the cast of All My Children in a newly created role. The actress previously appeared from 1999 to 2001 as Pilar Santos on Guiding Light.
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April 2013
Prospect Park has released an extended preview of the "new" All My Children. If the two-minute preview of all-new material is any indication of what fans can expect, it looks like AMC is back and better than ever!
Chrishell Stause
April 2013
Chrishell Stause has been cast in a yet-to-be-named role on NBC's Days of our Lives. The actress made her daytime debut in 2005 as Amanda Dillon on All My Children.
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April 2013
For more than 30 years, Emmy-winning actress Julia Barr has been known to millions of fans as All My Children's Brooke English. Now that AMC is back, Barr sits down to talk about her soap life and her real life.
Brooke Newton
May 2013
Another of Adam Chandler's children will soon reappear in Pine Valley. All My Children has hired actress Brooke Newton to play the role of Colby Chandler. She'll first appear later this month.
Jason Pendergraft
May 2013
All My Children is upping its doctor-patient ratio. The online program has cast Jason Pendergraft in the newly created role of Dr. Anders, a doctor whose all-business persona hides a secret.
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May 2013
Emmy winners Debbi Morgan and Darnell Williams are once again reunited in Pine Valley. The pair sat down for an interview that reflected on more than 30 years of soap opera history.
Matthew Cowles
May 2013
Billy Clyde Tuggle is headed back to Pine Valley. One of daytime's best-known pimps will somehow be involved in the abduction of Angie and Jesse's daughter, Cassandra. What remains to be seen is what side of the law Billy Clyde might be on this time.
Michael Nader
May 2013
It's been more than twelve years since Michael Nader last appeared as All My Children's Dimitri Marick. However, the Hungarian count will be headed back to Pine Valley at the request of Brooke English. Nader originated the role of Dimitri in September 1991.
Hunter Tylo
May 2013
Hunter Tylo has announced on her official web site that she is exiting The Bold and the Beautiful. The actress, who has also appeared on All My Children and Days of our Lives, first appeared on B&B in 1990.
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May 2013
Changes are coming to All My Children and One Life to Live. The series, which have each been broadcasting four episodes per week, will now broadcast just two episodes each. The change is said to have been brought about by viewer feedback.
Jill Larson
May 2013
The stars of All My Children are weighing in on the decision by Prospect Park's Online Network to trim the number of new episodes offered each week to two from four.
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May 2013
The stars will once again be joining soapcentral.com on Emmy Night to help bring fans an inside look at the big awards show. General Hospital's Haley Pullos and All My Children/Days of our Lives' Chrishell Stause will join Dan J Kroll for interviews, fashion, and behind-the-scenes stories.
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May 2013
All My Children has reshuffled its writing team. In a statement, AMC creator Agnes Nixon announced the hiring of two new co-head writers, both of whom she said have a "long and stellar history" with AMC.
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June 2013
Allegations that Prospect Park violated terms of an agreement with the union representing crew members has brought production of All My Children and One Life to Live to a halt.
Grant Aleksander
June 2013
Guiding Light's Grant Aleksander has been added to the star-studded cast of the upcoming dramedic web series, Tainted Dreams. Aleksander debuted on GL in 1982. He's also appeared on All My Children.
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June 2013
A labor dispute that forced the stoppage of production on All My Children and One Life to Live has now been resolved. At issue was whether or not episodes of AMC and OLTL had gone over budget.
June 2013
Having a hard time waiting for new episodes of All My Children and One Life to Live to air? Your wait time is about to be cut, as the entire week's worth of AMC and OLTL episodes will be available at once.
June 2013
Beginning July 15, All My Children and One Life to Live are headed back to television. Both series will be given a special 10-week run on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network.
July 2013
Emmy nominee William deVry has been cast in a newly created role on General Hospital. The actor previously appeared on All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Port Charles.
July 2013
All My Children's Reggie Montgomery may not have gotten a proper send-off, but actor Michael B. Jordan is earning rave reviews for his work in the new film, Fruitvale Station.
July 2013
All My Children vets Bobbie Eakes and Walt Willey reunited on stage at the 2013 Miss Virginia pageant and celebrated the occasion with the aptly soapy song, "The Lady Is a Tramp."
August 2013
Lifetime's primetime soap Devious Maids has been cleaning up in the ratings -- and now the series has been rewarded with a second season. The series co-stars AMC vet Susan Lucci. Devious Maids airs Sundays at 10pm ET/9pm CT.
August 2013
Eva LaRue will returning to primetime drama this fall. The former All My Children actress has landed a guest spot on CBS's Criminal Minds.
August 2013
Kimberly McCullough is headed back to General Hospital. The Emmy winner exited her full-time role on GH in 2012 but has appeared in short-term story since that time. McCullough began on GH in 1985 when she was just seven.
August 2013
The Young and Restless has hired two daytime veterans to helm its writing team. Emmy winners Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman will serve as co-head writers, replacing the recently ousted Josh Griffith. Griffith had served as head writer since July 2012.
September 2013
Emmy winner Jacob Young's family has a new member. Jacob and his wife are the parents of a baby girl.
September 2013
Prospect Park has announced that production of One Life to Live will remain on hold until a lawsuit with ABC is resolved. The news is better for All My Children, where writers are currently working on scripts for the series' second season.
September 2013
Two-time Emmy nominee Rebecca Budig may not have been a part of the All My Children cast for its first online season, but the actress will be back on-screen. Budig has been named the new co-host of a nationally syndicated talk show.
September 2013
All My Children favorite Cady McClain has stepped behind the camera for the first time, and the result is the short film, Flip Fantasia. The two-time Emmy winner is already at work on her next project. McClain first appeared on AMC in 1998. She also appeared on As the World Turns.
October 2013
Susan Lucci is keeping a full dance card. The actress will return to Hot In Cleveland, and will start taping the second season of Devious Maids in early 2014. As for that All My Children return, though...
October 2013
The sixth episode of Emmy winner Michelle Stafford's web series, The Stafford Project, is now online. This episode features a guest appearance by All My Children's Thorsten Kaye.
October 2013
All My Children vets Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are producing a new primetime comedy. Ripa joined AMC as Hayley Vaughan in 1990. Consuelos joined the show in 1995. Both exited in 2002.
October 2013
All My Children and One Life to Live have been invited to the Daytime Emmy table. Both series will be able to compete against the networks soaps at next year's Emmy ceremony. Web series also now have their own category.
October 2013
A huge casting decision will impact fans of two soaps. The Bold and the Beautiful has hired Emmy-nominated daytime vet Thorsten Kaye as its new Ridge Forrester. Kaye had been appearing as Zach Slater on All My Children. For 25 years, the role of Ridge had been played by B&B original cast member Ronn Moss.
November 2013
A purportedly imminent announcement regarding All My Children's future has yet to be made, but an Emmy-winning AMC star's comments on Twitter have fans wondering if a cancellation announcement is now merely a formality.
November 2013
Television's only all-soaps channel, SOAPnet, will sign off for good at the end of the year. The Walt Disney Company first announced in 2010 its plans to shutter the channel.
November 2013
Cady McClain is the latest All My Children star to take to social media to share her thoughts on the end of Prospect Park's relaunch of the long-running soap. McClain expressed her gratitude to fans, and expressed that Prospect Park had 'done their utmost to make continuing them possible.'
November 2013
In the wake of All My Children's untimely Internet demise, Eden Riegel shared her disappointment and some of her favorite photos with fans. The Emmy winner made her first appearance as AMC's Bianca in 2000.
November 2013
Reviving two long-running soaps for the Internet proved to be no walk in the park. While no official statement has been made, multiple sources have confirmed to soapcentral.com that there will be no second season for All My Children and One Life to Live.
November 2013
Prospect Park has amended its multi-million dollar breach of contract lawsuit against ABC, alleging that the network sabotaged its plans to relaunch All My Children and One Life to Live. The filing comes just days after AMC stars revealed that the show would not be returning for a second season.
November 2013
Two-time Emmy nominee Jill Larson has shared her thoughts on the premature end of All My Children. Larson offered insight into why Prospect Park might have been silent, and wondered if the AMC Internet relaunch was an idea ahead of its time.
November 2013
Could Billy J. Miller be exiting The Young and the Restless? A source tells soapcentral.com that the Emmy-winning actor and the top-rated CBS soap have hit an impasse in contract talks. Miller joined The Young and the Restless in 2008.
November 2013
At least one half of a very popular on-screen pairing will be sticking around on The Young and the Restless. All My Children and Loving/The City vet Amelia Heinle has signed a new contract to continue playing Victoria Newman.
November 2013
All My Children's Denyse Tontz has booked a role on TNT's Dallas. Tontz appeared as Miranda Montgomery during the first season of the online relaunch of All My Children.
November 2013
It's now official: two-time Emmy winner Billy J. Miller is out as Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless. Fellow Emmy winner David Tom will take over the role, a role he previously played from 1999 to 2002.
December 2013
Prospect Park has another lawsuit on its hands -- but this time the company is being sued by one of its founders. CEO Jeff Kwatinetz is seeking to have terms of his contract invalidated, terms that if breached could result in a $5 million penalty against him.
December 2013
Debbi Morgan has informed fans that she will not be submitting her name for Daytime Emmy consideration this year. The Emmy-winning actress has already landed some post-All My Children work.
December 2013
Now that he's taped his final scenes as The Young and the Restless' Billy Abbott, Billy Miller has opened up about what led to his exit from a role he'd played for six years. Miller, who also appeared on All My Children, has won two Daytime Emmys for his work on Y&R.



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