There was a major development behind the scenes at Days of our Lives revealed on Thursday. Josh Griffith has left the series as co- head writer, and has been replaced in the position by DAYS staff writer Ryan Quan.
In an official statement from the daytime drama on the writing change at the top, it reads: “Days of our Lives is pleased to announce that staff writer Ryan Quan has joined co-head writer Dena Higley to form a new head writing team. Josh Griffith has left the show to pursue other projects and interests, and we wish him the best.”
As for Quan’s resume, Ryan started at DAYS as a writer’s assistant in 20o8, became a script writer, and went to be the DAYS associate head writer by 2012, and has comprehensive understanding of the lives of the people of Salem. Ryan started his daytime drama career as a script typist on the now defunct Passions, back in 1999.
Griffith came aboard the NBC daytime drama series along with Higley to reenergize the show through its 50th anniversary storylines. Their episodes began airing late August/early September of 2015, and they replaced outgoing co-head writers, Gary Tomlin and Chris Whitesell.
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