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SOAPS TO RETURN ONLINE AFTER DEAL WITH UNION

June 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest life-or-death plot in the drama to rescue the onetime TV soap opera favorites All My Children and One Life to Live as original Internet series reached a climax on Thursday when, in true soap opera fashion, several locals of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union reached a new agreement with Prospect Park, which is producing the two shows. Prospect Park had insisted that it could not continue doing so if the union persisted in its demands for payments in line with those disbursed by television production companies. Terms of the agreement, which involved seven locals of IATSE, were not disclosed, but a representative for one of them, Local 600, said in a statement that union members were “pleased that the parties were able to successfully address their concerns in a mutually beneficial way, which will enable these innovative shows to continue to be produced.”