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REPORT: Mal Young OUT! Josh Griffith IN at ‘The Young and the Restless’?

Mal Young is reportedly out as executive producer/head writer of CBS' "The Young and the Restless." Josh Griffith said to be replacing him.

REPORT: Mal Young OUT! Josh Griffith IN at ‘The Young and the Restless’?

Mal Young is reportedly out as executive producer/head writer of CBS' "The Young and the Restless." Josh Griffith said to be replacing him.

The Young and the Restless” is reportedly making major changes at the top with executive producer/head writer Mal Young said to be on his way out.

According to a report by HighlightHollywood, Young’s replacement is Josh Griffith who returned to the soap in August as a supervising producer. Griffith previously served as head writer from 2012-13 and a number of occasions as its executive producer.

Young joined “Y&R” in 2016 as its executive producer. He replaced Jill Farren Phelps at the time. He was named the show’s sole head writer a year later, replacing the retiring Sally Susman.