One Life To Live Spin-Off in the Works

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Move over, General Hospital: Nightshift!

SoapNet is making plans to spin-off nighttime versions of One Life To Live and, possibly, The Young and The Restless.

ABC Daytime President Brian Frons told reporters at a One Life To Live press conference this week that he and the network have been in talks to develop a primetime spin-off for the series.

Nothing firm has been settled, but rumored ideas include taking police detective John McBain (Michael Easton) and following him on a case. Sounds pretty cool, no?

SoapNet is also considering the idea of spin-off characters from The Young and The Restless, though no ground work for that has been laid yet. We'll have more news on this possibility as it breaks.

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One Life To Live Quotes

Antonio: What would you call that, Jessica?
Jessica: Doing what I have to do. Mitch has hurt my family in every way possible and I want to make sure that not only does he pay, that he never hurts my family again.
Antonio: Oh yeah? Well, not tonight you're not.

Natalie: Everything's going to be fine, guys. Just - just do what he says.
Flash: How can you be so calm?
Natalie: I don't know if I am calm, okay? I just - I've been through worse.
Flash: Yeah? Like what?
Natalie: Oh, like being strapped to a table and your grandfather ready to cut your heart out.
Flash: Oh. Yeah, you got me beat, then. Never mind