Inside The Writers Room: October Edition

Legion College

( — New head writer makes some changes to “The Young and The Restless” writing staff.


Associate head writer/breakdown writer Marla Kanelos has left the show.   Taking her spot on the breakdown team is Lisa Seidman, who returns for her second stint with “Y&R”.   Seidman wrote for the show from July 7 – October 2, 2008, and last worked on “” where Griffith was the head writer.    , another “” alum, is the  show’s new script editor replacing Beth Milstein.   This is  Boyd’s first time writing for a daytime drama.   Milstein, who has been “Y&R’s” script editor since 2008, will transition over to writing scripts.


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  • tree

    towhom it may concern i like watching the young and the restless except when the writters mess with my favorite couples tthan i stop watching it untill writte bring them back or i stop waching period ilike phillis and nick together phillis gives nick a while and nick tames philis just a bit ut not to becuse he loves the fire she brings to their marriage/relationship the fact that u wrote phillis sister and nick to be togetther is upsetting to m and i don;’t want to watch the show any more. u just throw out the most #1 rule never date your sister x-husband or soon to be x u made that charecater with out loyality to family so untill i see changes i will discontinue watching the show