It's official. Sony TV has confirmed Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante as head writers of The Young and the Restless. Veep Steve Kent made the announcement Thursday in a press release.
“Shelly has been an important part of the Y&R writing team since joining the show last year and Jean brings with her a wealth of daytime writing experience. We are excited to have these two talented daytime veterans leading our writing team at Y&R,” said Kent. “We are also thrilled to have Tracey take on a new role and we look forward to her creative input to the show.”
In other news, former
All My Children
, who has been with
has been named co-head writer of daytime's top soap.