Jill Farren Phelps

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Jacklyn Zeman’s Bombshell ‘GH’ Interview!

    Five years after being taken off contract and placed on recurring status, Jacklyn Zeman (ex-Bobbie Spencer, "General Hospital") has opened up to Soap Opera Digest in its newest issue about the circumstances surrounding her unexpected departure from the ABC...

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    CBS

    ‘Y&R’ Beefing Up African American Presence with New Female

    Daytime's most watched soap is also daytime's most heavily viewed series for African American audiences, but you wouldn't know it based on the storyline's written for its African American characters of late. With a new writing team in place,...

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    Photo Credit: Sony Pictures Television

    ‘Y&R’ Casting African American Male

    While "The Bold and the Beautiful" canceled its casting call last week following news of Ronn Moss' (soon-to-be ex-Ridge Forrester) departure, sister soap "The Young and the Restless" has announced its plans to cast the contract role of an...

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    CBS

    Josh Griffith Tweets Excitement in Re-Joining ‘The Young and the Restless’

    On Thursday, July 26, Sony Pictures Television announced Josh Griffith as the new head writer of "The Young and the Restless." He replaced Maria Arena Bell, who also served as the soaps executive producer (she's been replaced by Jill...

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    Sony Pictures Television

    UPDATE: Graham Shiels Heading to ‘The Young and the Restless’

    Soap Opera Network has learned that actor Graham Shiels, who most recently appeared in an episode of TNT's "Leverage," has booked a recurring role on CBS' "The Young and the Restless."

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    CBS

    Eric Braeden on ‘The Talk’ and 10,000 Episodes of ‘Young and Restless’

    Eric Braeden is best known to daytime fans of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Victor Newman and in celebration of the shows upcoming 10,000th episode (tentatively scheduled for Thursday, September 27), the actor appeared on today's edition...

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    Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos

    Maria Arena Bell Mystified on her Ouster from ‘The Young and the Restless’

    In a posting on her facebook page yesterday, following the announcement by Sony Pictures Television and CBS that Jill Farren Phelps and Josh Griffith, Jr. would be stepping in to replace her, Maria Arena Bell stated that she was...

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    Sony Pictures Television

    ‘Y&R’ Gets New Executive Producer and Head Writer

    "The Young and The Restless" is making major changes at the top. Executive Producer/Head Writer Maria Arena Bell is leaving the show and is being replaced by Jill Farren Phelps, who will be the new Executive Producer, and...

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    CBS

    Jill Farren Phelps and Josh Griffith ‘Reach For A Star’

    Nickelodeon has tapped former "General Hospital" executive producer Jill Farren Phelps and former "One Life To Live" head writer Josh Griffith to adapt the popular Mexican telenovela "Alcanzar una Estrella" for Nick at Nite.

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC

    Ron Carlivati Releases Statement on Joining ‘One Life to Live 2.0′

    In a statement released via Soap Opera Digest, "One Life to Live" head writer Ron Carlivati says, "I am both excited and honored to remain with 'One Life to Live' as Head Writer and Consulting Producer when the show...