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Friday
Jul012011

ABC Announces 'All My Children' Finale Date

George Doyle/Stockbyte(NEW YORK) -- The final episode of All My Children will air Friday, Sept. 23, ABC announced Thursday.

The soap is ending its run after 41 years.

The following Monday, ABC will unveil its new lifestyle series, The Chew, at 1 p.m. Eastern time.

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Thursday
Apr142011

'All My Children', 'One Life to Live' Going Off the Air 

(NEW YORK) -- Two of ABC's legendary soap operas will both have unhappy endings.  The network announced Thursday that iconic daytime dramas All My Children and One Life to Live are both going off the air.  All My Children will broadcast its last episode this September, while One Life to Live will say farewell this January. General Hospital will remain on the air.

In a statement, ABC executive Bryan Frons said, "All My Children and One Life to Live are iconic pieces of television that have made an indelible mark on our culture's history. Each of the shows has touched millions and millions of viewers and informed the social consciousness."  He added, "We thank the cast, crew, producers and most especially the fans for their commitment to the shows through their history."  ABC promises both shows will end "in a manner that honors viewers and shows' creative legacies."

In the place of the two departing soaps will come two new shows: The Chew, which focuses on food, and The Revolution, a health and lifestyle show.  Hosts for The Chew include Top Chef favorite Carla Hall and celebrity chefs Mario Batali and Michael Symon.  Hosts of The Revolution include Tim Gunn, American Idol alum Kimberly Locke and celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak.

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