All My Children fans will be terribly upset to hear that the show has officially been cancelled and its last episode will air in September.
Fans of the show were skeptical as to whether the show would remain on the air after rumors of a cancellation began swirling last month. But, when Susan Lucci assured viewers that the speculation was false, it gave fans of the show a sense of comfort knowing their favorite soap opera would remain on air.
Today, however, it has been officially announced that All My Children is cancelled – along with ABC’s other hit soap opera One Life to Live.
Such a sad news day for soap fans!
The only remaining ABC soap opera is General Hospital – a show that has an incredibly dedicated following and one that will hopefully continue despite the recent shutdowns.
So what will take the place of these two hit shows? ABC will be airing two new shows: Chew and The Revolution.
Chew will be a live show about the world of food and will feature a wide variety of popular chefs and food experts as hosts. The Revolution is a show about health and lifestyle transformations. So original.
Here’s what ABC Daytime President Brian Frons had to say about the cancellations:
“While we are excited about our new shows and the shift in our business, I can’t help but recognize how bittersweet the change is,” he said.
“We are taking this bold step to expand our business because viewers are looking for different types of programming these days. They are telling us there is room for informative, authentic and fun shows that are relatable, offer a wide variety of opinions and focus on ‘real life’ takeaways.”
I think the number of comments on websites everywhere shows just how many viewers ABC might lose with this change.
Let Brian Frons know your opinions: Would you rather watch All My Children and One Life to Live or Chew and The Revolution?