Cameron Mathison: Prospect Park deal 'looking very good'

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:17:11 PM
Cameron Mathison: Prospect Park deal 'looking very good'

It's been more than two months since ABC announced that it had licensed All My Children to Prospect Park. Since that time there's been little of what fans might consider good news. Now, an AMC star has confirmed that talks are taking place between the actors and the new production company.

It's been five months since daytime fans were rocked by the news that ABC had decided to cancel All My Children and One Life to Live. Now, there are just a handful of episodes remaining before All My Children airs its final episode on ABC on September 23, and fan have been concerned about the lack of news regarding the show's move to an online format.

That and reports that the show's biggest star had opted not to sign on for the web-based AMC.

That changed earlier today when Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery) appeared on Good Morning America to offer a look behind-the-scenes of AMC's final days -- and to offer some positive news about the show's future.

"I have been given permission to announce that I and others from All My Children have been approached by the company, Prospect Park, who bought AMC with the intention to move it online," Mathison announced. "Just as soaps were very pivotal in the transition from radio to television, they will be right in the thick of things again in the transition from television to the Internet."

Though he was unable to offer specifics -- and noted that there are "a few more I's to be dotted and T's to be crossed" -- Mathison noted that "it's looking very good."

All My Children fans have been worried about the future of the show because there has been little in the way of communication about their. Last week, Prospect Park announced that it had reached a deal to have four big-name stars from One Life to Live continue with the show when it makes it move to the Internet. The same day, and online report claimed that Susan Lucci (Erica Kane) had opted not to continue with AMC after it concludes its run on ABC.

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