OWN has acquired the first 40 episodes of each of the Online Network’s soaps and will air them over 10 weeks beginning July 15.
“All My Children” will air at 1 p.m. on weekdays, with “One Life” Airing at 3 p.m.
“These shows have proven to be very popular with a significant, loyal fan base, not to mention Oprah herself is a big fan,” said OWN prexy Erik Logan. “Many of our viewers across numerous platforms have expressed their passion for the soaps, so we are especially excited to air this limited engagement on OWN.”
The series, which ran for four decades on ABC before leaving the air in 2011, made their return digitally on April 29. Originally airing four days a week, their schedules were halved to two original episodes for each per week in May, with Prospect Park producers Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz saying that data indicated viewers were having trouble keeping up with the volume.
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The owner of TV’s Hallmark Channel on Sunday reversed a decision to ban a commercial depicting a same-sex wedding, suggesting that it was not in keeping with the company’s well-known slogan, “When you care enough to send the very best.” Earlier this week, Hallmark Channel decided to reject an ad from online-weddings firm Zola which [...]
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In a banner year for Asian American representation in Hollywood, Randall Park, Constance Wu and the cast of “Fresh Off the Boat” were among the honorees at the 18th Annual Unforgettable Gala, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Saturday evening. Host Simu Liu, who flew in from Sydney where he [...]
Scarlett Johansson may be nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in “A Marriage Story,” but when she hosted the Dec. 14 episode of “Saturday Night Live,” she slid into a less flashy role for that sketch comedy’s parody of the new dramatic film. Johansson took on the role of therapist to Kate McKinnon’s [...]
Scarlett Johansson hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the sixth time on Dec. 14 and kicked things off with an “Avengers”-themed monologue. Stepping out on stage at Studio 8H in New York City, Johansson was first joined by Aidy Bryant who did a quick change from her cold open snowman character into Elf on the Shelf. [...]
With the December holidays upon us, “Saturday Night Live” took a brief detour from its usual parodies of political press conferences and the impeachment hearings to instead begin its Dec. 14 episode with a sketch about average families discussing the state of the world over dinner — with a special message from Greta Thunberg (as [...]