‘Young and the Restless’ Boss Fires Entire Breakdown Writing Staff, Says He’ll Do Their Jobs | Exclusive

The move comes just before WGA negotiations, as well as the series celebrating its 50th anniversary

Sally Spectra’s brutal firing from the fictional Newman Media may be nothing compared to the real-life pink slips just handed out in the writing department at CBS’s top-rated daytime drama “The Young and the Restless.”

Co-executive producer and head writer Josh Griffith has sacked all five writers that comprised the show’s breakdown writing staff, multiple individuals with knowledge of the situation told TheWrap.

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