Admit it. You've been able to think of nothing else since learning that ABC has whacked All My Children and One Life to Live, two soaps that have been airing since roughly around the Precambrian Era. Well, one major sponsor isn't accepting the news without a fight: Hoover, a company that knows from things that suck, is pulling all advertising from the network in protest.
The only form of media more endangered than magazines is soap operas. Today, ABC announced that daytime mainstays All My Children and One Life to Live will go off the air in September and January, respectively. James Franco's playground General Hospital will be the network's only remaining daytime drama.
Soap lovers, get happy: Oprah used an entire episode of her "Farewell Season" to reunite some of Daytime TV's best.
Eric Burns, NOT pictured, plays dreamy police officers on soap operas like All My Children and As The World Turns. To unwind, he sometimes likes to spend some time relaxing at a club — say, after a few cognacs and four shots of vodka, as was apparently the case one night in August at Club Mansion. Then, around 4:50 am (!), some real cops came along and things took a decidedly unsexy turn, police told the Times: