AMC Launches Weekly Video Podcast


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Joining the pack, AMC video podcasts available on abc.com and itunes

 

Susan Lucci (Erica, AMC)First As the World Turns and Guiding Light offered podcasts on CBS.com.  Then, just two weeks ago, Passions joined in the fun by being the first NBC daytime show to offer an iTunes podcast.  As the World Turns recently premiered a webisode spin off, called InTurn, where fans are being asked to vote for the finalists.  Days of our Lives asked fans several years ago to vote for "Who's the Daddy?" on line.

Now, ABC is jumping on board.  It's Emmy Award-winning drama "All My Children" will launch a weekly video podcast starting on September 4, 2006, it was announced by Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney/ABC Television Group.

The premiere will feature guest star Hollywood Records recording artists Jesse McCartney and Jordan Pruitt, behind the scenes during their day taping a special episode of the show.

The free feature is available on ABC.com and iTunes."For the first time, fans will have intimate access to exclusive cast and guest star interviews as they are taken behind the scenes. The video podcast will provide an enhanced fan experience, allowing our loyal viewers to become equally as intimate with the actors as they have already become with the characters they play," says executive producer Julie Hanan Carruthers.

Jesse McCartney The backdrop of the first video podcast follows the show's actors Ambyr Childers and Taylor Gildersleeve, who respectively play the show's teen characters Colby and Sydney, as they celebrate their dual Sweet 16 party. Jesse McCartney, who previously starred on "All My Children" playing the role of JR Chandler, returns as himself to perform along with Jordan Pruitt. The episodes will air on "All My Children" September 8 and 12.