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One Life to Live and All My Children, two long-running soap operas created by Agnes Nixon in 1968 and 1970, respectively, were both cancelled in 2011. But in a shocking twist even by soap opera standards, they came back from the dead after being picked up by Online Network earlier this year. Both shows now air as streaming-only programs on Hulu and iTunes, the biggest leap for the genre since Guiding Light moved from radio to television in 1952. And those streaming versions have proved successful enough to catch the eye of Oprah, who will be picking up both shows »

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