NEW YORK (AP) — "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are returning to TV.
Oprah Winfrey's OWN network says it's acquired the first 40 episodes of the daytime dramas' revival on The Online Network. They'll air Monday through Thursday for a 10-week period beginning July 15.
In a statement Wednesday, OWN President Erik Logan said: "These shows have proven to be very popular with a significant, loyal fan base."
When the two soaps were canceled by ABC in 2011, fans begged Winfrey to give them a second life on OWN.
She responded by releasing a video message on her website saying she couldn't save the shows because "there just are not enough people who are home in the daytime to watch them."
From Julianne Hough to Duchess Kate, see some of our favorite celebrities hair transformations
Khloe Kardashian, Jennifer Hudson, and Christina Hendricks all get an F on this week's Fashion Offenders
From George and Sandra to Taylor and Ed, see more of Hollywood's platonic pairs.
From Ariana Grande to Kylie Jenner, see some of Hollywood's newest romances on Wonderwall Replay hosted by Kirby Kristen.
Katy Perry, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Lady Gaga all get an F on this week's Fashion Offenders
Candace Cameron Bure talks to WW's Chris Gardner about "Full House" reruns, her famous brother and finding her purpose in life through faith.
© 2013 Microsoft