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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Y&R’ Fires Lynn Marie Latham


” Swings the Axe!

Soap Opera Network has just learned that Executive Producer and Head Writer has been fired from CBS’ “The Young and The Restless,” effective immediately. Latham’s husband, , who served as a Creative Consultant and Writer, has also been let go. Other writers exiting the show are and Lynsey Dufour. More writers from Latham’s team are expected to follow.

, who went on “Financial Core” status and replaced Latham as Executive Producer, is expected to remain in that position. However, there is no word yet if Griffith will remain as Head Writer. The status of Co-Head Writer and Writer were unclear at press time.

“Y&R” is the second owned soap to have mass firings. On February 1, 2008, nine writers from NBC’s “Days Of our Lives” were given the axe.

Stay tuned to SON as more details become available.