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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.