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NOTE: Exact dates are for on air credits


Executive Producers



Selig J. Seligman


1963 - 1976

James Young


1976 - 1977

Tom Donovan


January 1 1978 - 1987

Gloria Monty


1987 - 1988

H. Wesley Kenney


1989 - 1990

Joseph Hardy


1991 - 1992

Gloria Monty


January 28, 1992 - January 22, 2001

Wendy Riche


January 23, 2001 - January 31, 2012

Jill Farren Phelps


February 1, 2012 - Present

Frank Valentini





Head Writers


April 1, 1963 - Late 1963

Theordore and Mathilde Ferro


Late 1963 - 73

Frank and Doris Hursley


1973 - 1975

Jerome and Bridget Dobson



Richard and Suzanne Holland


1976 - 1977

Eileen and Robert Mason Pollack



Irving and Tex Elman



Richard and Suzanne Holland


1977 - 1979

Douglas Marland


1979 - 1982

Pat Falken Smith & Margaret Depriest



Robert S. Shaw



Joyce & John William Corrington


1983 - 1985

Anne Howard Bailey


1985 - 1988

Pat Falken Smith & Norma Monty



Ann Marcus


1989 - 1991

Gene Palumbo


1991 - 1992

Norma Monty



Maralyn Thoma


1992 - 1993

Bill Levinson


1993 - March 1996

Claire Labine


March 1996 - October 1996

Robert Guza Jr. & Karen Harris


October 1996 - 1997

Richard Culliton & Karen Harris


1997 - May 1997

Richard Culliton


May 1997 - December 5, 1997

Janet Iacobuzio & Christopher Whitesell


December 8, 1997 - December 2000

Robert Guza Jr.


January 2001 - April 2001

Elizabeth Korte & Michele Val Jean


April 2001 - June 2002

Megan McTavish


June 13, 2002 - March 10, 2006

Robert Guza Jr & Charles Pratt Jr


March 13, 2006 - January 3, 2008

Robert Guza Jr


January 4, 2008 - March 14, 2008

Garin Wolf (Interim Head Writer)


March 17, 2008 - July 25, 2011

Robert Guza Jr


July 26, 2011 - January 6, 2012

Garin Wolf


January 6, 2012 - February 20, 2012

Garin Wolf & Shelly Altman


February 21, 2012 - October 5, 2015
Ron Carlivati


October 7, 2015 - Present
Shelly Altman & Jean Passanante



Note: Strike episodes aired from January 4, 2008 to March 12, 2008 (49 episodes)

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