Dena Higley Taking Leave from ‘DAYS’?

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Is ‘s reign as co-head writer of “” over before it even hits the air? According to a report by Daytime Confidential last week, Higley asked for, and was granted, a leave of absence from the show citing personal reasons.

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Cliff Lipson/CBS

In addition to Higley’s sudden departure, DC shares that “” will be loaning out one of its own to assist co-head writer  (“,” “The Young and the Restless”) with “DAYS” writing duties.

It’s rumored that , currently a script writer at “Y&R,” is the individual working with Griffith as she recently updated her Facebook page and listed her position as a writer at “DAYS.” She previously served as interim head writer at the show from August 2006 through October 2006.

Material written by Higley and Griffith is expected to finally hit the screen sometime this week, reports The duo took over writing duties of the soap opera in mid-February. They replaced outgoing head writers and .

In addition to naming new writers, “DAYS” promoted director to co-executive producer alongside . Alarr officially took on the position from  “(,” “”) beginning with the Monday, August 3 episode.


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