SoapCity.com Launches 'SOAPvivor II'

Sony Pictures Digital Network - 01/31/2001

For the second year running, the producers of the web's most popular destination about daytime drama -- http://www.soapcity.com/ -- will be giving the cultural phenomena, Survivor, an even more twisted and entertainingly vicious spin with "SOAPvivor II."

"SOAPvivor II" is an interactive fictional cyber-drama where the devoted SoapCity Community first got to strand their favorite soap opera characters in a remote locale, and now -- in true survivor style -- get to vote one character off each week until there's a sole savvy and conniving soap duke or diva standing.

"Last year's SOAPvivor stimulated so much community fever, we had to open up more message boards and add another server just to handle the volume," adds Mary Coller, Vice President and General Manager of SoapCity.com. 'SOAPvivor II' is an all-star soap edition of the show, where the vixens and villains from the world of daytime drama go at it, in a set of circumstances created and controlled by their fans -- this is something they dream of doing every day."

SoapCity fans have ultimate control of the direction of this cyber shoot-out. Community members participated in the voting for which soap stars they would like stranded in this struggle, and starting tomorrow, the all-star cast will be unveiled at SoapCity.com. Beginning the week of February 5th, SoapCity visitors will have the chance to vote off a character each week, and, ultimately, determine the final savvy "SOAPvivor." New chat and message boards at the site will be dedicated to garnering visitor input into the ongoing storylines and challenges that will face the characters over the following weeks.

About SoapCity

SoapCity, The Soap Opera Capital of the World™ located at http://www.soapcity.com/, is Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment's premiere soap opera destination. The site provides extensive coverage, updated daily, for all ten daytime dramas and hosts the official sites for top soaps, "Days of our Lives," "The Young and The Restless," "Guiding Light," and "As the World Turns." SoapCity is driven by a fan-based community eager to connect with their favorite shows. With behind the scenes video clips, celebrity chats, fashion and style reviews, up-to-the-minute news and its e-commerce destination, The SoapCity Store, SoapCity has emerged as the number one Soap Opera entertainment hub.

SOURCE: SoapCity

Contact: Sal Cataldi, sal@cataldipr.com, or Carrie Nork, both of Cataldi
PR/NYC, 212-244-9797, for SoapCity; or Susan Wright of Sony Pictures Digital
Entertainment, 310-840-8178, swright@sonypictures.com

Website: http://www.soapcity.com/

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