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.