Lawsuit Halts Production of ‘One Life to Live’

by | September 3, 2013 at 8:22 PM | One Life To Live

"One Life to Live" (Photo: The Online Network)


Accusations of murder and betrayal may be common in front of the cameras of daytime soaps, but they are now taking a role behind the scenes as well.

Producers Prospect Park is suing ABC, accusing the network of breaking its trust and sabotaging its former show when the channel killed off two “One Life to Live” characters who made appearances on “General Hospital,” according to The Los Angeles Times. Producers say that they agreed to lend the characters to ABC so the actors could keep working while Prospect Park got the online version up and running.

Now, production for the second online season of former ABC series “One Life to Live” is on hold, as producers await resolution on a $25 million lawsuit against the network.

“ABC inexplicably killed off two ‘One Life to Live’ characters on loan to ‘General Hospital’ by having their car forced off a cliff,” Prospect Park said in its April lawsuit.

ABC maintains that it did nothing wrong, stating in a court filing it had “acted reasonably and in good faith at all times.”

The first online season of “OLTL” began in April and wrapped up its first run this week. Here’s the finale…