AMC Gets Soprano's Star

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Jamie Lynn Sigler heads to Pine Valley

Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Meadow, The Sopranos, guest stars as herself on AMC's The Wave!Soprano's Jamie-Lynn Sigler to Appear
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Popular actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Meadow, The Sopranos) makes her daytime television debut with a special one-time "guest star" appearance on All My Children in December.  Sigler, who will portray herself, appears as a guest on The Wave, the fictional Pine Valley talk-show hosted by Hayley Vaughn Santos (Kelly Ripa). 

Mark Consuelos (Mateo, AMC) and Kelly Ripa (Hayley, AMC)As Hayley's husband, Mateo (Mark Consuelos) comes to realize that his wife's show has truly grown in popularity, an offer to relocate to Los Angeles may represent an opportunity they can't afford to ignore.  Is this goodbye for Mateo and Hayley?  We know that Kelly Ripa requested a lighter schedule and Consuelos is taking off in his feature film career.  Be sure to tune in to see what's in store for Pine Valley's darling couple!

Best known to television audiences for her role as Meadow, the rebellious daughter of Tony Soprano on HBO's critically-acclaimed series, The Sopranos, Sigler can currently be seen as Belle in Disney's lavish Tony-Award winning Broadway musical production of Beauty and the Beast.  In addition, she recently published her autobiography, Wise Girl, and completed principal photography on her first feature film, eXtreme Dating.  Next summer she begins work on her second film.'

All My Children will celebrate its 33rd anniversary in January 2003.  The program has successfully maintained its popularity and continues to be one of Daytime's most compelling dramas.  AMC took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series for the third time in 1998, having also received this top honor in 1994 and 1992.  AMC also received it's third consecutive Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing, it's second Writers Guild Award and its second GLADD Media Award in 2002.

Created by Agnes Nixon, All My Children, premiered on the ABC Television Network on January 5, 1970, as a half-hour show. Seven years later it expanded to an hour. Jean Dadairo Burke is executive producer, with Conal O'Brien and Angela Tessinari directing.  AMC is produced at ABC Television Studios on west 66th Street in NYC.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler guest stars as herself on The Wave, Tuesday, December 10, 2002 on All My Children.  Just how her appearance will impact the characters of Hayley and Mateo remains to be seen.  Be sure to tune in!