Did Mal Young Get the Boot at The Young and the Restless?

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Has The Young and the Restless given current showrunner Mal Young the heave ho? It seems that way. According to online reports, Young was given his pink slip.

Young, who came to the number one daytime drama back in 2016, was a former producer for the British sudser EastEnders. Young also was a producer on the drama Brookside and co-created And The Beat Goes On for the U.K.'s Channel 4. From 1997-2004, he acted as the BBC's controller of continuing drama. He oversaw EastEnders, along with other serials, and co-created BBC's drama, Doctors.

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Last year, Young was named Y&R's head writer and executive producer after Sally Sussman and Kay Alden exited.