Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Charles Pratt, Jr. Named 'All My Children' Head Writer and Consulting Producer

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 ABC's Emmy Award-winning Daytime Drama, All My Children. Pratt will begin on June 23, 2008.

"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," Frons said in the press release announcing the hire..

"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," added executive producer Julie Hanan Carruthers.

Pratt. served as co-head writer of General Hospital from 2002-2006. His additional TV credits include ABC's hit primetime series Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty, in addition to Melrose Place, Titans, Manchester Prep, Sunset Beach, Pacific Palisades, Models, Inc., Life Goes On, Gabriel's Fire and Santa Barbara. His film credits include The Initiation and A Cry for Angels.

Pratt currently has two primetime pilots in the works.

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