Big changes coming to ABC soaps.

A couple of veteran writers are now on hand for all three ABC soaps. Kay Alden and Jack Smith, both recently dismissed from CBS’s “The Young and the Restless” have been hired as consultants for “All My Children,” “One Life to Live” and “General Hospital.” The pair have been brought in to up the story power on ABC Daytime . Rumor has it their first stop will be Pine Valley! is anxious to see what that will mean for the soap.

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Originally written January 16, 2007. Refreshed September 22, 2016 by Christine Fix.