The new head writer of The Young and the Restless, Chuck Pratt Jr.’s episodes are going to begin airing shortly on the number one soap opera. Fans of the CBS Daytime drama are of course wondering what he has planned for the residents of Genoa City and how he plans to tell story.
In a intriguing feature in this week’s Soap Opera Digest (on newsstands now) called, “The Future Is Now” which has several daytime creatives weighing in on how they foresee the 2015 landscape in the world of daytime dramas, Y&R’s Pratt Jr., predicted that 2015 will be a year of surprises speaking solely about his show.
When SOD asked what is Chuck’s game plan to make Y&R shine, he related: “Emotional stakes will be at the forefront across all stories – and you’ll see more centralized stories, with bigger umbrellas, touching more characters with shared challenges and hopes and fears.”
The scribe went on to also say, “Overall, expect a faster pace, deeper, more relatable emotions and a sense of, “I can’t believe they’re doing that!”
So, what do you think about some of Chuck Pratt Jr.’s plans for Y&R? Excited to see what 2015 has in store as we turn the page to a new chapter with a new head writer? Comment below!