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Nominations for the "2020 Writers Guild Awards" were announced. Find out which shows were nominated and why some writers were excluded.
Nominations for the "2019 Writers Guild Awards" have been announced. "Days of our Lives" and "General Hospital" are the only daytime soaps competing this year.
Former CBS Daytime head honcho Barbara Bloom is heading back to daytime television, this time as part of the writing team at "General Hospital."
"General Hospital" has promoted Chris Van Etten to the role of co-head writer. He replaces recently retired Jean Passanante in the position.
"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.
After three go-rounds in Port Charles, he's back on set for a fourth. Michael Easton, who previously portrayed John McBain, Caleb Morley and Silas Clay, has returned to work at "General Hospital" and announced his first air date.
In the newest issue of <em>CBS Soaps In Depth</em>, on newsstands now, <strong>Nathan Varni</strong>, manager, current series, ABC Entertainment, reveals that despite all the fan chatter on message boards, Facebook, Twitter and the like, offline viewers of the network's "General Hospital" continues to thwart online viewers when it comes to storyline direction.
As <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/07/news-dump-friday-ron-carlivati-out-at-gh-altman-and-passanante-in">previously reported</a>, "General Hospital" will soon be saying goodbye to scribe <strong>Ron Carlivati</strong> and hello again to co-head writers <strong>Shelly Altman</strong> and <strong>Jean Passanante</strong> when the team officially takes over writing duties next month, with material not expected to fully hit the screen until mid-October, <a href="https://twitter.com/SoapOperaNetwrk/status/624711136110346240" target="_blank">according to insiders</a>. But what forced ABC to make a change in its writing regime? Ratings, of course! Thirteen consecutive weeks of ratings lows that is.
With <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/07/ratings-gh-and-days-up-in-women-18-49-demo">13 consecutive weeks of record low ratings</a> in the key Women 18-49 sales demo, ABC announced today that it has decided to oust "General Hospital's" current head writer, <strong>Ron Carlivati</strong>, and replace him with newly appointed co-head writers <strong>Shelly Altman</strong> and <strong>Jean Passanante</strong>. The duo, who will officially take over writing reins beginning <strong>Monday, August 10</strong>, previously served together in the same capacity at CBS' "The Young and the Restless" up until January of this year. They won two consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team for their work on "Y&R" during their tenure.
After returning from holiday break in Australia, "The Young and the Restless'" <strong>Tristan Rogers</strong> (Colin Atkinson) announced that he is sticking around for at least another year on the daytime drama series, which recently <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/12/young-restless-marks-26-years-daytimes-watched-drama">celebrated</a> 26 years as the most watched scripted series in the daypart.
While it had been <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/09/chuck-pratt-named-head-writer-young-restless-executive-producer-credit">widely reported</a> to be the case, CBS finally confirmed on Monday, November 10, that <strong>Charles "Chuck" Pratt, Jr.</strong> has been hired on as the new head writer of "The Young and the Restless." The <a href="https://twitter.com/YRInsider/status/531934873649295360" target="_blank">official word</a> came from "Y&R's" Twitter page, which also noted that Pratt will receive a co-executive producer credit on the series. Pratt replaces <strong>Shelly Altman</strong> and <strong>Jean Passanante</strong>, "Y&R's" current head writing team.