Tag: Michael Conforti

Daytime Emmy Nominations: Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team

"The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" nominations were announced today live on CBS' "The Talk," but several categories were not included during the television broadcast including Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team.

WGA Nominations: Where’s Gary Tomlin and Josh Griffith?

While reporting on the nominees for the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards (See: WGA Nominations: ‘Days of our Lives’, ‘General Hospital’ and ‘The Young and the Restless’), a couple of names appeared to have been omitted, specifically "Days of our Lives" co-head writer, Gary Tomlin, and former "The Young and the Restless" head writer, Josh Griffith. A couple of you inquired with us about that, and I in fact initially questioned it myself, at least until I was quickly reminded that both Tomlin and Griffith went "fi-core" during the 2007-2008 writers strike.

Inside The Writers Room: May 2013 Edition

Two writers from "The Young and The Restless" were given the axe. Exiting the show are breakdown writers Paula Cwikly and Michael Conforti.  Cwikly has...

Inside The Writers Room: March Edition

Two more long time "General Hospital" writers leave.

BREAKING NEWS: List of ‘Financial Core’ Writers

EXCLUSIVE: Soap Opera Network has learned the names of soap opera writers who declared “Financial Core” status to keep on working during the strike. By going “Fi-Core,” these writers can never be members of the WGA again but they continue to pay reduced union dues and the Guild is obligated to continue providing services such health insurance, pension and residuals. Though they can still work on Guild projects, Guild members will not be keen to hire them.

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Ron Carlivati Reveals ‘DAYS’ Debut Date

It's been months since it was announced that Ron Carlivati would be taking over head writing duties at "Days of our Lives" and we're finally just weeks away from seeing where he plans to take the folks of Salem.

CBS Daytime Promotes Three Veterans