CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is getting a new head writer in the form of Charles 'Chuck' Pratt, Jr.
, who is best known for his writing stints at "All My Children," "General Hospital" and "Santa Barbara." The news was first reported by Highlight Hollywood
. Thanks to the power of social media, Pratt has already updated his Twitter profile
to reflect his writing duties at "Y&R" while also indicating he will receive an executive producer credit.
Although the network and Sony Pictures Television, producers of the series, have yet to issue comment on the matter, Daytime Confidential
that Pratt will lead the writing team of daytime's number one drama series beginning in November.