American Media, Inc.'s Soap Opera Titles Release Exclusive "All My Children" Tribute Issue

Sep 12, 2011, 12:00 ET from American Media, Inc.

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc. (AMI) has released a special commemorative magazine as the 41-year old All My Children series concludes its broadcast run on September 23. Top reporters from the editorial teams at Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly created this unique edition that will hit newsstands on September 20, just as fans are ready to say their final TV farewell.

With nearly 400-photos, this star-studded 96-page magazine covers four decades of everything viewers have loved about the fictional town of Pine Valley and the people who have lived in it.

All My Children fans across the world love the unforgettable love stories they have watched blossom over the years. This special edition revisits the real-life romances of stars like Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, the enchanting on-screen weddings of favorites like Cliff and Nina and the heartwarming tales of popular couples from yesteryear and today.

This can't miss issue is jam-packed with never-before-seen photos from the archives of Soap Opera Digest and Soap Opera Weekly. The limited edition tribute, on sale for just 90 days, features exclusive interviews with stars past and present and so much more to make this edition an essential keepsake.

Other exciting highlights from the one-of-a-kind issue include a special section devoted to the iconic Susan Lucci, messages from the stars to their fans, family trees and special backstage history.

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American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Soap Opera Weekly, Pixie, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. AMI also manages 18 different digital sites including RadarOnline.com, OKmagazine.com, Shape.com, MensFitness.com, MuscleandFitness.com and FitPregnancy.com. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of almost 7 million and reach more than 55 million men and women each month. AMI's digital properties reach an average of 10 million unique visitors and 80 million page views monthly.

AMI also operates a Publishing Services business unit which includes Distribution Services, Inc. (DSI), the No. 1 in-store magazine sales and merchandising marketing company in the U.S. and Canada. DSI places and monitors AMI's publications and third-party publications to ensure proper displays in major retail chains and national and regional supermarket chains. DSI also provides marketing, merchandising and information gathering services to third parties including non-magazine clients. Publishing Services also provides print and digital advertising sales and strategic management direction in the following areas: manufacturing, subscription circulation, logistics, event marketing and full back office financial functions. Playboy is one of many publishers who have taken advantage of these additional services.

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