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One Life to Live-related news from 2002
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during 2002 that focus on One Life to Live or past and present OLTL performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link.
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One Life to Live is continuing with its search for a new Will Rappaport.
When Roger Howarth (Todd Manning) is nominated for a category in One Life to Live's edition of the soapcentral.com awards, it's a pretty safe bet that he'll emerge victorious - and win by a big margin.
Fan favorite Roger Howarth
) will once again be leaving One Life to Live. While contract talks are ongoing, Howarth's manager has asserted that the chances of the actor leaving the fictional town of Llanview are quite high.
It's not exactly uncharted territory, but it is territory that hasn't been explored in almost twenty years.
) has confirmed on his official fan club web site that he will, in fact, be exiting his role on One Life to Live when his contract expires later this year.
has learned that Brandon Routh
) has been fired from One Life to Live. Routh was given the news on March 21st.
One Life to Live will broadcast a week's worth of live episodes all this week. The last time daytime viewers saw a live broadcast of a soap opera, Ronald Reagan was still in the White House.
A rag doll modeled after One Life to Live character Todd Manning created controversy of soap opera proportions last week.
In recent years, The Daytime Emmys have all but overlooked One Life to Live. This year it looked to be more of the same for the 34-year-old soap.
) will return to her wickedly delicious role as Passions' Hecuba later this summer.
ABC Daytime has announced that Brian Scott Frons will succeed Angela Shapiro as President of ABC Daytime.
Emmy-nominated Andrea Evans
(ex-Tawny Moore) can add another feather to the cap of her already accomplished career. Evans will be writing a regular column for the bi-monthly Healthy Cooking Magazine.
ABC Daytime will take some bold steps in an attempt to boost Port Charles' stagnant ratings including, according to a published report, airing a special hour-long episode in a new timeslot later this year.
Effective November 4th, One Life to Live will have a new head writing team. The change is seen as one of the first signs of change under ABC Daytime's new president Brian Frons.
One Life to Live viewers have literally seen Erin Torpey
) grow up before their eyes. It's been thirteen years since Torpey first set foot in the fictional town of Llanview, Pennsylvania. But soon, viewers will be getting their last look at Torpey.
After just two years
at the helm, Gary Tomlin has been replaced as executive producer of One Life to Live. Effective immediately, Frank Valentini has taken over Tomlin's duties.
The speculation over who will take over the head writing duties at All My Children has come to an end. In naming the head writer, AMC has also tapped a One Life to Live scribe as co-head writer.