Fan Shares Moving Tribute to OLTL and Hope for Its Future!

One Life to Live was born on July 15th FORTY NINE years ago.

One Life to Live mega-fan and leader in the Save Our Soaps movement, Justin Brockwell, posted to Facebook an impassioned tribute to the ABC sudser.

On This Day

Forty-nine–yes 49!–years ago, on July 15th, One Life to Live premiered on the Alphabet Network, ABC.

Brockwell wrote a mini-essay on why One Life to Live is special and so valuable.

Because We Only Have Three Lives to Live

Brockwell, who’s an active part of the vibrant movement to bring OLTL back to our screens, also encouraged ABC to give OLTL a third chance and bring it back to our screens.

Brockwell noted why OLTL’s pioneering socially relevant storylines a la creator Agnes Nixon mattered, and how the touched his life personally.

See his post below.

And make sure to check out these stories on OLTL (and All My Children) reboot hopes–and see what some of your OLTL faves are up to these days.

ABC programming executive Nathan Varni shared on the efforts to bring Llanview back to life–and what you can do to help see that it happens!

Judith Light reflected on the role that changed her life–Karen Wolek!

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Llanview alum Eddie Alderson shared on the latest in his battle with cancer.

Another Llanview is set to reprise a different daytime role–Kassie DePaiva is headed back to Days of Our Lives.

Give us your input in the comment section below. Check back with Soap Cities for more AMC/OLTL news, updates, fun, and more! Follow us on Twitter at @soapcities, on Instagram at @soapcities, and come chat with us in our Facebook group. All My Children and One Life to Live will one day be back on-screen—never doubt!

Akbi Khan has been watching and loving soap operas for 31 years and writing about them for the last four. She also loves sitcoms; musicals; laughter; going dancing; spending time with family and friends; fighting for animal rights, ethical environmental stewardship, civil liberties preservation, and LGBTQ rights; and evolving along a spiritual path. She has a Master’s in rhetoric and composition. Akbi is 39 years old and lives in Ellicott City, Maryland.

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