One Life to Live

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Premiering on July 1968, One Life to Live has followed the lives of the fictional city of Llanview, P.A. for over forty years. Originally the focus of the show was on the wealthy Lord family and the "normal" Woleks and Rileys. Although the Lord family remains very much a part of the show, the focus has moved to the Buchanans, Rappaports, Gannons, Holdens and Cramers, among others. Over the years One Life to Live has featured stories on interracial couples, personality disorders, drug addiction, gang violence, cultism, rape, time travel and even out of body experiences. Located only a short distance away from Pine Valley, there have been many crossovers over the years between One Life to Live (Llanview) and All My Children (Pine Valley), including a 2004 baby switch story that has spanned most of the year, and involved One Life to Live's Cramers and Buchanans and All My Children's Chandlers, Kanes and Martins. Following its cancellation on ABC, the show was originally intended to move on to an on-line network, but the plans for that were scrapped until early 2013, when the show was finally revived. Due to a lawsuit with ABC which was filed back in September that lead to Prospect Park to cancel both All My Children and One Life to Live.

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  • Erika Slezak

    Erika Slezak

    Viki Lord [3] (1971-2012, 2013)

    Robert Woods

    Robert Woods

    Bo Buchanan (1979-1986, 1988-2012, 2013)

    Robin Strasser

    Robin Strasser

    Dorian Cramer Lord [3] (1979-1987, 1993-2000, 2003-2011, 2013)

    Hillary Bailey Smith

    Hillary Bailey Smith

    Nora Hanen Buchanan (1992-2012, 2013)

    Kassie DePaiva

    Kassie DePaiva

    Blair Cramer [2] (1993-2012, 2013)

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    Categories

    Drama

    Themes

    characters with hidden agendas, extraordinary situations, ensemble cast, beautiful people, high stake situations