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"A Holiday Affair" on ABC Daytime & "Very Soapy Christmas" on SOAPnet


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Holiday song collection CD on air,  in store, and online.

 

Susan Lucci (Erica, AMC)In true soap opera fashion, ABC Daytime has gathered some of it's top musical talent from  "All My Children," "One Life to Live" and "General Hospital" to perform a selection of holiday songs to be recorded for the first time ever on a new CD entitled "A Holiday Affair." What else would they call it?  Only in soaps, do the holidays bring out the adulterers in us all! 

The CD will feature classic holiday tunes chosen, interpreted and performed by ABC daytime's talent. "All My Children's" Susan Lucci will headline the CD with "I'll Be Home for Christmas." The final track is an ensemble rendition of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." The CD will be released by Buena Vista Records, a division of the Disney corporation, parent company of ABC.

The first time "A Holiday Affair" goes on sale will be at this year's ABC Super Soap Weekend (November 10-12 at the Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World Resort).  Not only can you buy the CD at Super Soap, but you'll be treated to performances of selections from the CD that will take place throughout the event. Plus, the stars will be on hand to autograph the CDs purchased during the weekend.

Following November 12, "A Holiday Affair" will be available at mass-market retailers with a suggested retail price of $18.98. Fans will also be able to find songs from the CD on abc.com and through other digital music service providers.

Additionally, you can expect to hear snipets of the songs on air in holiday episodes of AMC, OLTL and GL. In keeping with ABC's tradition of seamlessly integrating merchandising opportunities into its daytime storylines, selected songs from the CD will be woven into series storylines during the coming months.

ABC has also partnered with SOAPnet, who will deliver exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the featured talent with a one-hour special, "A Very Soapy Christmas." The special will focus on the making of the new holiday album and reveal special holiday memories from each performer, complete with stories, personal photos and favorite family home videos. Featured performers are: "One Life to Live" and Broadway stars Kathy Brier ("Hairspray"), Renee Goldsberry ("The Color Purple" and "The Lion King") and Kristen Alderson ("Annie"), along with "All My Children" and Broadway stars Susan Lucci ("Annie Get Your Gun"), Jacob Young ("Beauty and the Beast") and Eden Riegel ("Les Miserables"), as well as Bobbie Eakes, Vincent Irizarry, "One Life to Live's" Kassie DePaiva and Tika Sumpter, and "General Hospital's" Jason Thompson, Scott Clifton and Ignacio Serricchio. The special will air December 2 at 1:00 p.m. and midnight, ET/PT on SOAPnet. LMNO Productions is producing the special for SOAPnet.

Featured tracks include:

* "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - Susan Lucci
* "The Christmas Song" - Renee Goldsberry
* "Please Come Home for Christmas" - Vincent Irizarry
* "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" - Kassie DePaiva
* "Even Santa Gets the Blues" - Tika Sumpter
* "Sleigh Ride" - Kristen Anderson
* "Winter Wonderland" - Jason Thompson
* "River" - Kathy Brier
* "Joy to the World" - Bobbie Eakes
* "Silver Bells" - Jacob Young
* "Santa Baby" - Eden Riegel
* "Drummer Boy" - Scott Clifton
* "Silent Night" - duet with Kathy Brier and Ignacio Serricchio
* "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" - ensemble

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