Friday, August 18, 2006


Lisa Rinna And Ty Treadway Tapped To Host SOAPNET REVEALS...ABC SOAP SECRETS Airing Thursday, August 31 On ABC And Soapnet

SOAP TALK hosts Lisa Rinna and Ty Treadway are set to host SOAPNET REVEALS...ABC SOAP SECRETS a star-studded preview special that will give fans the inside scoop on all of their favorite ABC shows including "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital." The special will air on the ABC Television Network on Thursday, August 31 in "The View′s" timeslot (11:00 a.m., ET/10:00 a.m., PT) and on SOAPnet (4:00 p.m., ET and midnight, ET).

Popular ABC stars will pack the hour long special along with never-before-seen interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and shocking plot twists that fans have to look forward to on their favorite ABC soaps. "All My Children′s" Bobbie Eakes and Cady McClain will join the hosts on-stage with behind the scene footage that includes Jeff Branson, Colin Eggelsfield, Alexa Havins, Cameron Mathison and Alicia Minshew. From "One Life to Live," Bree Williamson and Kamar de los Reyes will be on-stage while Melissa Archer, Renee Goldsberry, John-Paul Lavoisier, David Fumero, Melissa Gallo, Kassie DePaiva and Trevor St. John will share secrets from the set. Laura Wright and Natalia Livingston from "General Hospital" will be on stage while their co-stars Tyler Christopher, Greg Vaughan, Julie Berman, Rebecca Herbst, Kimberly McCullough and Jason Thompson will be on set with some sneak peaks. Triage Entertainment will produce the special.

Viewers will become privy to some of their favorite stories on ABC Daytime and will get the answer to the following questions:

* (General Hospital) What decision will Lulu make about her pregnancy?

* (All My Children) Will Kendall leave Zach for Ryan?

* (One Life to Live) Will Spencer get caught as the murderer of Thomas McBain?

"This special shares some of the most closely held secrets at each of the shows and is an opportunity for us to share them with the fans," said Brian Frons, President, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group. "This show delivers some big surprises on the characters and stories the viewers most want to know about."

"This special is a perfect example of how we can work with ABC Daytime to provide original programming soap fans crave," said Deborah Blackwell, General Manager, SOAPnet. "As the only 24/7 destination for inside access to stars and storylines we are thrilled to bring this show to the ABC and SOAPnet audiences."