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    CBS Exec Reveals How ‘Y&R’ Won Eileen Davidson Back; Teases ‘Powerful’ Stories For Ashley Are Ahead!

    Ever since it was revealed that Emmy-winning actress Eileen Davidson will be returning to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott this September, fans have been chomping at the bit for more details regarding her return — including...

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    Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos

    Former ‘Y&R’ EP/HW Maria Arena Bell on Muhney Firing Post TMZ Report: ‘He Should Have Been Let Go Months Before Because of His Behind the Scenes Actions’

    In a new interview with Highlight Hollywood, former executive producer and head writer of "The Young and the Restless," Maria Arena Bell, has clarified a statement she made in Soap Opera Digest after the publication released their report on...

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    Keadrick D. Washington/PR Photos (left); Howard Wise/JPI Studios (right)

    Former ‘Y&R’ Executive Producer and Head Writer Speaks Out on Michael Muhney Firing

    In Soap Opera Digest's reporting on the firing of Michael Muhney as Adam Newman on "The Young and the Restless," in its January 13, 2014 issue, the magazine included a quote from former executive producer and head writer, Maria...

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    MONDAY: TVGN Presents ‘Who Shot The Daytime Soap?’ Featuring a Host of Daytime Legends and Talents (PROMO)

    TVGN is proving why it's now the "the new way to watch soaps." With the network already picking up encore airing rights to "The Young and the Restless" this past summer, and "The Bold and the Beautiful" earlier this...

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    Sony Pictures Television

    RUMOR RUMOR: ‘Y&R’ Head Writer Out?

    Just as the fall season gets ready to kick into high gear next month comes word that "The Young and the Restless" may have lost its head writer as a result of creative differences with the shows executive producer,...

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    Sony Pictures Television

    Former ‘Y&R’ Executive Producer and Head Writer, Maria Arena Bell, Talks Emmy Nominations and Online Soaps

    In an interview published in the newest issue of Soap Opera Digest, Maria Arena Bell, the former executive producer and head writer of "The Young and the Restless," shares that the soap submitted episodes #9,999 and #10,000 as part...

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    12/12/12: Maria Arena Bell’s Day of WIN

    Maria Arena Bell, who was let go as Executive Producer and Head Writer of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" earlier this year, was honored on Wednesday, December 12 with a Humanitarian Award for her dedication to arts advocacy...

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    Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

    Shocker! Maria Arena Bell Appears at ‘Y&R’ Paley Center LA Event

    During tonight's Paley Center LA event in Beverly Hills, CA, celebrating 10,000 episodes of "The Young and the Restless," former head writer and executive producer, Maria Arena Bell, joined cast members Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Eric Braeden (Victor Abbott),...

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    Sony Pictures Television

    Hogan Sheffer: Staying or Going?

    When Maria Arena Bell was fired as head writer and executive producer of "The Young and the Restless" on Thursday, July 26, just one day earlier Soap Opera Digest reported that Scott Hamner, one of the soaps co-head writers,...

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    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...