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Hot Chelle Rae (TOLN/AMC)

Spencer (FayesVision/

Actor updates for April 17 – 23.

We're less than a week away from the online premiere of "All My Children." This week's digest shares honors for the driving force behind the happenings in Pine Valley, some advice on how to watch your stories online and news of recent and upcoming soap star visits to television.

Honoring Agnes Nixon.
In honor of Emmy winning writer and creator Agnes Nixon, Prospect Park's The Online Network is partnering with Northwestern University to offer winners of the Agnes Nixon Playwriting Festival a chance to write a script for "All My Children." The writers and festival will receive a grant. Agnes Nixon is a Northwestern University alum.

Hot Chelle Rae as first musical guest.
Hot Chelle Rae has the honor of being the first musical guest on "All My Children" when AJ Chandler (Eric Nelsen) asks the band to visit Pine Valley to perform "Hung Up" for Miranda Montgomery (Denyse Tontz). Look for this special appearance on Thursday May 9.

AMC Young Artist Awards nominees
Find out who from "AMC" was nominated for best performance in a feature film for the category of leading actress, and which actor was nominated for best performance in a TV series in the category of recurring young actor ten and under in the 34th Annual Young Artist Awards.

ABC in legal troubles with Prospect Park:
ABC found new ways to create drama when it killed three "One Life To Live" cast members. Currently ABC faces a lawsuit filed by Prospect Park over the matter.

Former AMC star promotes Rectify.
Abigail Spencer was on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday April 23 and shared how she was discovered by Regis and Kathy Lee who got her recognized and later cast as Becca Tyree on "AMC." She currently stars on the new series "Rectify" airing on Sundance Monday nights at 10:00 PM.

Chrishell Stause to Days of our Lives.
In late February she couldn't talk about why she wasn't returning to the new "AMC" but late last week it was announced that (ex-Amanda Dillon) Chrishell Stause joined Days of our Lives.

A Tribute To Pine Valley.
Saturday April 27, Sarasota welcomes Walt Willey (ex-Jackson), Alicia Minshew (ex-Kendall), Vincent Irizarry (David), Darnell Williams (Jesse), Debbi Morgan (Angie) and Jacob Young (ex-JR, "B&B's" Rick) to the Sarasota Opera House for "A Tribute To Pie Valley." Visit the Facebook page A Tribute To Pine Valley for additional information and tickets.

TOLN stars on The View.
Catch "AMC" stars Vincent Irizarry (Dr. David Hayward) and Thorsten Kay (Zach Slater) on "The View" Thursday April 25. Find out which OLTL legend will be on The View with them.

Vincent shared a photo from the set of "AMC" yesterday of him and the love of his life.

FX Canada online.
Check out FX Canada's AMC show page featuring the cast list and an incredible cast photo before Monday's reboot.

Save the date!
"AMC" may not air on Fridays but "More All My Children" will. The informational weekly show recap is set to start airing on May 3 and will include a behind the scenes look and cast interviews.

A message from Cady McClain's Suzy Homemaker:
Suzy Homemaker (Cady McClain, who plays Dixie) tells soap fans how to watch all the cute hotsy totsy folks on "All My Children" on Hulu on their computers or smart phones. Like Suzy says, "It's not Rocket Science."

AMC History:
Pine Valley may be void of Erica Kane but Brooke English will be around even if things don't pick up where they left off. Their age-old feud had a bit to do about men over the years including sharing two husbands and Brooke having a couple more flings with men from the Erica Kane man pool.

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Header Photo Credit: Agnes Nixon (Nikki Nelson/

- Violette DeSantis