If you think the only drama that happens on The Young and The Restless is on the screen, then you are going to be surprised. The latest news on the block is that a major upheaval has taken place behind the scenes of the famous CBS soap. In the writers room, to be more precise. In a shocking move, Y&R’s head writer and Co-Executive Producer Josh Griffith has sacked a whole writing team. This decision will certainly have a lasting impact on the stories of the soap,
An insider from The Young and The Restless spoke to The Wrap and shared that this move is an attempt to cut costs. The insider divulged that the whole breakdown writing staff, that includes five writers, was fired. Apparently, Josh Griffith intends to take over the duties of the five fired member upon himself. In case you are wondering what a breakdown writes does, we got you. They help in charting out the various ongoing stories of the soap across various episodes.
The Young And The Restless Cast And Crew In Trouble?
The Young and The Restless fans might remember that in December 2022, the former Co-Executive Producer, Anthony Morina, was also fired. Hence, leaving Josh Griffith as the solo show-helmer. Interestingly, Josh has made these moves at a very crucial juncture for the soap. The Young and The Restless is approaching its 50th Anniversary. This should be a time of celebration for everyone on the s how. May it be the cast or the crew. Hence, Josh’s mass-firing decisions might really rock the boat.
Moreover, the fact that he is taking up so many responsibilities might affect the quality of the soap. After all how many roles can one person perform in an industry as hectic as daily soaps! We wonder if other cost-cutting measures might also take place. Could the cast members of The Young and The Restless might also be in trouble? We hope not! We haven’t heard of any cast regular hanging the hat; hopefully, it would say that way. Meanwhile, stay tuned to TV Season and Spoilers for more updates on your favorite stars and soaps. We will report to you as soon as there is any new development.