Has former Daytime Emmy winning scribe Josh Griffith returned to his old Genoa City stomping grounds at CBS’ The Young and the Restless? TV Source Magazine is hearing that may be the case, and if so, in what capacity?
Word is that former Y&R head writer Josh Griffith is back at the CBS soap after being unceremoniously forced out five short years ago. Griffith first joined the show in 2006 as a consultant, who then became apart of the writing team before finally replacing Maria Arena Bell as head writer in 2012. Griffith then went on to become the co-head writer of Days of our Lives in 2015 alongside Dena Higley before leaving just one year later.
In the never ending revolving door that is daytime drama, it looks like Griffith’s door has swung back to Genoa City but this time as a producer, according to sources. What does this mean for current executive producer and head writer Mal Young? That has yet to be determined. But we have a feeling this won’t be the only shake up at Television City.
We have reached out to reps for The Young and the Restless for comment. Stay tuned to TV Source Magazine as more news becomes available.
Update 6:58 PM EST: A spokesperson from Y&R tells TV Source Magazine, “Yes, I can confirm that Josh has joined our producing team.”