All My Children Names New Head Writer

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All My Children Names New Head Writer
Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group announced today that Emmy Award-winning writer Charles Pratt, Jr. will serve as head writer and consulting producer for All My Children.

He'll begin on June 23.

"Charles Pratt, Jr. is a master storyteller. His talents in writing today’s biggest primetime hits in conjunction with his vast experience with daytime dramas will undoubtedly elevate All My Children stories in new and exciting directions," said Frons.

Ddded executive producer Julie Hanan Carruthers: "I am incredibly excited to welcome Chuck as headwriter of All My Children. I look forward to his contemporary storytelling sensibility, his warmth and sense of humor enriching the entire canvas of Pine Valley."

Pratt served as co-head writer (isn't that an oxymoron?) of General Hospital from 2002-2006.

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All My Children Quotes

Pine Valley isn't exactly the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

Erica

Vanessa Bennett Cortlandt: Palmer, come on. It's a perfectly understandable concern. I mean, nobody knows what the future will hold. A meteor could drop on the Valley Inn tonight and kill us all.
Palmer Cortlandt: Well, that's a cheery thought.
Vanessa Bennett Cortlandt: Oh. And what would happen to Leo then?
Palmer Cortlandt: Well, he'd be dead. I mean, a meteor, you know.