Josh Griffith, head writer of “The Young and the Restless,” has resigned from the job, according to multiple sources.
The two soaps that are creatively struggling right now, “The Young & The Restless” and “General Hospital,” decided to add insult to injury this week.
Eileen Davidson Does Double Duty Eileen Davidson will soon be one actress starring on two soaps. She will be making at least a few appearances as Ashley on “The Young & the Restless” while continuing to play Kristen on “Days of Our Lives.” When she left Y&R in 2012, there were rumors that Sony wanted […]
Last Thanksgiving was bleak for daytime fans. The day before the holiday, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” were canceled for a second time when plans for the shows to continue online fell apart. There was every expectation at at least one more soap would be canceled in 2012. What a difference a […]
This week’s episodes of “The Young & the Restless” were the first shows produced by Jill Farren Phelps and written by Josh Griffith. In just a few days, the duo has made some aggressive moves to change the floundering show.
Since former “General Hospital” executive producer Jill Farren Phelps took the reins of “The Young & the Restless,” fans have been wondering if she was going to cast any GH actors.
“General Hospital” Prepares to Time Travel Daytime is an oasis of stability in the desert of television. Every year, returning primetime shows change time periods. Networks trust that fans of, say, “Revenge” will follow the show to a different night and time and will then stay tuned for the program that follows. Next Monday, September […]
“The Young & the Restless” filmed its 10,000th episode this week. Thursday night the Paley Center honored the number one soap’s accomplishment by hosting a retrospective and panel discussion in the show’s honor. This milestone comes at a difficult moment for the soap, as former showrunner Maria Bell departs and new headwriter Josh Griffith and […]
There’s another major shake-up rocking the soap world. “Young and the Restless” showrunner Maria Bell has been replaced by for “General Hospital” executive producer Jill Farren Phelps, while Josh Griffith returns to the role of the soap’s headwriter.
Can a daily English language telenovela work on primetime cable? Nick at Nite thinks so.