Just when viewers thought it was safe, Y&R is in turmoil! In a move that has Y&R viewers fuming, as of July 28th Kay Alden was fired from daytime’s number one soap! As always, Highlight Hollywood had the scoop before anyone else got wind of it.
According to the article, which can be found here; the plot only thickened, and grew more disgusting and murky when viewers learned that Sally Sussman wanted to hire her son, who is college age; to replace the top scribe who worked for Y&R’s late co-creator, Bill Bell, for three decades. Alden, who started out, like all other writers, as a script writer for Y&R, and rose through the ranks through hard work and diligence, combined with a passion for storytelling, and the genre itself. She was devoted to the show and bringing Bill Bell’s vision to life, and she did so, seemingly effortlessly; and much to viewers’ delight, for three decades.
Such a betrayal coming from Sony shocks nobody. It is Sally’s betrayal of her longtime coworker and colleague, however, that has viewers dumbfounded and furious; especially since Alden is easily one of daytime’s best, and most talented writers. Alden is easily among the top scribes in all of daytime; one of the very best, and most respected in the genre!
Viewers got played like violins, not only by Sony, but by Sussman herself, who we now know, never had any intention whatsoever of restoring Bell’s legacy. Kay was simply brought on to appease us, but was ignored completely; by both Sally, and Sony. The phrase no good deed goes unpunished has never been more apt, nor more tragic and revolting.
Sussman didn’t count on karma catching up with her quite so soon, but it sure did; and in spades!
Per Highlight Hollywood’s July 31st article, Sussman, who snubbed and ignored Alden, despite Alden’s thirty year career in Bell soaps, and the wealth of experience that she’s earned because of it; found herself out in the cold just two days after having betrayed Alden. Daytime’s number one soap, will now be written and executive produced by current executive producer, Mal Young. Young, despite his many credits and successes with British soaps, is a novice when it comes writing to North American soaps.
Contrary to what some would have viewers believe, neither Sussman, nor Alden retired, and anyone who believes it needs his or her head read! If you believe that, I’ve got all kinds of bridges to sell you; and at rock bottom prices!
#YR fans LISTEN UP! With Sally no longer a factor at Y&R; Sony&CBS MUST get the message that Angelica McDaniel, Mal Young, and Steve Kent MUST GO&they MUST #BringBackKayAlden! Angelica, Steve, Mal, and Sally are ALL responsible for the current state of Y&R!
Tweet Steve Kent, Sony’s head of daytime @SteveKentSony, @SonyPictures; @CBSDaytime, @YRInsider, @YandR_CBS, and @malyoung
Email Steve Kent firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Sony Pictures Television, Inc. and ask for Tony Vinciquierra (Sony’s new Chairman&CEO); leave a message for him.
Steve Kent continues taking advantage of Tony Vinciquierra, who was only fairly recently promoted to the top spot of Chiarman and CEO at Sony; knowing nothing of what’s gone on in Sony’s daytime division, as Angelica McDaniel has done for years at CBS. Therefore ALL above people, except for Tony are a threat to Y&R & must go!
Mr. Leslie Moonves Chairman&CEO-CBS Corporation
7800 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles CA, 90036
ATTN Mr. Leslie Moonves
CBS Studio Center Radford Avenue
Studio City, CA 91604
ATTN Mr. Tony Vinciquierra Chairman&CEO-Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Studios
10202 West Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Emails&snail Mail are easily deleted/tossed en mass; BEST, MOST EFFECTIVE WAY to get this done is CALL RELENTLESSLY!