“I know Susan thinks it’s great news for the fans that it seems a deal is in the works so that 'AMC' can continue. I don’t have any information at this point on Susan’s upcoming plans,” her rep told FOX411.com.Which ALL MY CHILDREN stars do you think the show must keep? Which stars will you not watch without? Weigh in in our Comments section.
ALL MY CHILDREN star Michael E. Knight, who has portrayed Tad Martin on and off since 1982, seems to be leaning toward leaving. His contract with the show ends in August.
“Michael is looking forward to new roles and new projects,” Knight's rep said.
It isn’t only the actors who are facing online's slimmer salaries. Writers say they expect to see significant decreases in their salaries as well, if they are even invited back when the shows begin life online.
“I didn’t think the Internet needed writers,” one disgruntled scribe said. “I thought they had a bot for that."
Even though the two soaps were not huge money makers on television, they both charged just under $10,000 per 30 second commercial slot last year. That made each soap around $250,000 per episode. Those advertising revenues simply don’t exist online.
“Everything is going to be scaled down, from the production costs to paying the writers and everyone involved in the show,” Adgate said. “It is going to have to be completely scaled back.”
ALL MY CHILDREN: Who's Staying & Who's Going?
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A new story published by FOX411 about ALL MY CHILDREN's move from television to the internet today included some new information on stars that may be leaving. Here's an excerpt: