Friday, April 12, 2024

“Days of our Lives” Halts Production, But Headwriter Says They’ve Already Taped Halloween, “Y&R,” “B&B” Also Shut Down

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The soaps are now all on hiatus.

“Days of our Lives” headwriter Ron Carlivati has tweeted that the show has halted production.

Luckily, that show tapes so far ahead he says they’ve already taped Halloween, and have shot into November. He’s just writing Christmas now.

Late last night, “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” also shut down after waiting til the last minute. “General Hospital” had already shut down last week.

The latter three shows tape about six weeks in advance. If they run out of shows, they can always rerun classic episodes. Viewers would love to see “best of ” weeks.

 

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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