Get ready "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" fans, your soaps are set to return online on April 29.
Prospect Park, the production company behind the online return of the soap operas, announced the news on March 11, with new photos of the casts. The cast of "All My Children" can be seen in the photo above while "One Life to Live" cast members can be seen in the photo at the bottom of this article.
(Pictured above: Heather Roop, Jordi Vilasuso, Darnell, Williams, Eric Nelson, Cady McClain, Vincent Irizarry, Denyse Tontz, Sal Stowers, Robert Scott Wilson, Jordan Lane Price, Ray MacDonnell, Francesca James, Debbi Morgan, Jill Larson, David Canary, Ryan Bittle, Lindsay Hartley, Julia Barr and Eden Riegel appear in a promotional photo for the online debut of 'All My Children' in 2013.)
"We thank the fans whose tenaciousness to see these shows return made this historical moment possible. We are determined to repay their support by delivering new and creatively groundbreaking episodes that both the fans as well as legions of new viewers will love," Jeff Kwatinetz and Rich Frank, Prospect Park's partners, said in a statement. "These viewers will absolutely embrace the flexibility HULU and iTunes provide to watch their shows anywhere, anytime."
Agnes Nixon, the creator of both programs, said about both shows returning, "I am so pleased that our dream of bringing these two series back to life is coming to fruition."
She added, "I am grateful to Prospect Park for their unwavering commitment to this project and to the amazingly talented casts of 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' - their devotion to these franchises has made this moment possible. And to the fans-well, we wouldn't be here without you."
"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" ended their broadcast runs on ABC in 2011 and January 2012 after some 40 years on the air. The production company Prospect Park announced in January that a licensing deal was reach to bring the shows online. Productions on new episodes of the series began in February in Stamford, Connecticut.
Each episode will last 30 minutes and will be made available to stream online on Hulu, Hulu Plus and via iTunes, where viewers can download them and watch them on an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac and PC computers and Apple TV.
Check out a photo of the "One Life to Live" cast below.
(Pictured below: Jerry verDorn, Kassie DePaiva, Melissa Archer, Robert S. Woods, Andrew Trischitta, Laura Harrier, Tuc Watkins, Erika Slezak, Josh Kelly, Florencia Lozano, Kelley Missal and Robert Gorrie appear in a promotional photo for the online debut of 'One Life To Live' in 2013.)