ABC's daytime president Brian Frons quipped to Deadline.com that he "pre-entered the witness protection program prior to today's events."
The call to go ahead with canceling a daytime soap was made a couple of weeks ago, while the final decision to axe both AMC and OLTL was made within the past week, Frons said. He confirmed that there was a brief discussion about a year ago to combine the two soaps into one, bringing together some of the best characters from both series. "It was one of my craziest ideas," Frons said.
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