SoapNet Puts Reality Show Online

Oct 15, 2004  •  Post A Comment

SoapNet is partnering with AOL to make its new reality series “I Wanna Be a Soap Star” available in its entirety online, the network announced. The six-episode series follows 12 aspiring actors as they compete for a role on ABC’s “General Hospital.” Three days after each episode airs starting Oct. 19, each episode will be available on AOL.

“By offering full episodes of ‘I Wanna Be a Soap Star’ online, we’re continuing to break new ground in using the Internet as a tool to drive awareness and sampling for television shows,” said Patricia Karpas, VP and general manager, AOL Television. “We have a large and active community of television fans — including a strong base of reality television fans — so we know our members will be excited to experience this show online each week.”

“I Wanna Be a Soap Star” is hosted by Cameron Mathison, best known as Ryan Lavery on “All My Children.”