Writers Guild Awards

The Young and the Restless Wins WGA Award For Daytime Drama

Daytime’s No. 1 rated soap, The Young and the Restless, took home the Writers Guild of America Award for Daytime Drama in Los Angeles on February 17. The Y&R team beat out Days of Our Lives and One Life to Live for the award.

The Young and the Restless, Written by Amanda Beall, Jeff Beldner, Susan Dansby, Janice Ferri Esser, Jay Gibson, Scott Hamner, Marla Kanelos, Natalie Minardi Slater, Beth Milstein, Michael Montgomery, Anne Schoettle, Linda Schreiber, Sarah K. Smith, Christopher J. Whitesell, Teresa Zimmerman; CBS

According to Daytime Confidential’s Jamey Giddens, who attended the award show, Y&R’s win was for the episode in which Phyllis’ (Michelle Stafford) shrink Dr. Tim Reid (Aaron Reid) dies in her home. READ MORE

Bob Guza's Last General Hospital Writing Team Wins WGA Award

Former General Hospital scribe Bob Guza is having the last laugh on ABC for replacing him with Garin "Woman In White" Wolf. This past Saturday, Guza, along with writers Nathan Fissell, David Goldschmid, Karen Harris, Elizabeth Korte, Mary Sue Price, Susan Wald, Tracey Thomson, Meg Bennett (Guza's wife) and former GH-turned-The Bold and the Beautiful writer Michele Val Jean, took home the Writers Guild of America (WGA) award for daytime drama series writing.