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Did the 2007 Writers Strike Save Daytime’s Highest-Rated Drama?

Did the 2007 Writers Strike Save Daytime’s Highest-Rated Drama?

Chapter:
(p.154) Did the 2007 Writers Strike Save Daytime’s Highest-Rated Drama?
Source:
The Survival of Soap Opera
Author(s):
J. A. Metzler
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0020

This chapter examines the recent writers strike as a formative moment in the development of The Young and the Restless, the creative renaissance of which was, it suggests, driven by a return to respect for the show’s history.

Keywords:   soap operas, daytime television, television writers, Young and Restless

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