Rachael Ray 'really excited' about 'One Life to Live,' 'All My Children' replacements


Rachael Ray has much more than a casual interest in ABC's new daytime plans.The popular food expert's syndicated weekday show airs on many of the network's affiliates, so the cancellations of the long-running soap operas "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" may impact the Daytime Emmy-winning "Rachael Ray" with the arrivals of the replacements: the food-oriented "The Chew" in September, and the lifestyle-focused "The Revolution" in January."I think it's exciting," Ray tells Zap2it on Friday (April 15) at the site of her annual cooking show that benefits the Alumni Association of her alma mater, Lake George (N.Y.) Jr.-Sr. High School. "My good friend Mario Batali and Michael Symon are going to be part of 'The Chew,' and I'm thrilled to see them join the roster."Also with Oprah Winfrey's imminent departure from syndication and Regis Philbin's upcoming exit from :"Live! With Regis and Kelly," Ray knows how much the daytime scene will be changing...



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