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On 8/10/2017 at 2:28 AM, Cat said:

I don't understand the amount of hate this woman is getting. JFP/Pratt did not get this much. People here are talking about her like she is LML or MAB and has ruined the show irreparably. Hardly. Her stories may have been meh, but at least she kept the show on a mostly even keel. Do I think she's on a par with William J Bell, Kay Alden or Jack Smith? Lol, no way. But she is being very honest in this interview about her faults and her lack of drive as HW. She's 100% taking the blame for the show of the past year, which is more than the showkillers I mentioned above have EVER done. 

 

The show as it stands currently may not be on fire, but neither is it in the 'scorched earth' state it was at each of the times LML, MAB and Pratt were fired. Y'all acting like she left it like Pratt left AMC -- gutted.

 

THIS. Exactly. I give Sussman credit for copping to her failures and falling on her sword. I wonder if Kay Alden was there as a favour to her, rather than out of real passion. 

 

On 8/10/2017 at 11:36 AM, Jerry675 said:

I agree witth you. At least Janice and Nat have training under Jean and Shely. It should serve them well when they pitches stories fo Mal and Angellica. 

 

Jonnysbro and Jerry675 - who are one in the same, obviously, though Jerry's spelling is poorer than Jonnysbro...you cannot be serious about Janice Ferri Esser and Natalie Minardi Slater receiving TRAINING from those hacks Passanante and Altman? Janice has been a member of the Y&R writing team since 1989 and Natalie since 1998 (having been with Y&R in production since 1991). Any training they received was under William J. Bell. 

 

You are such a troll. Get the hell off this board. 

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On 2017-08-12 at 8:09 AM, ajsp35801 said:

 

So you don't think Tessa in between Mariah and Noah is enough? A woman cheating on a man with his sister seems great drama to me. 

 

That's true and it's still drama that can be played out. But I find it more realistic that Mariah would be in a relationship first. Kind of like having Devon as a "beard" so to speak. It creates a dynamic that now brings even more characters into it.

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8 minutes ago, StepBack said:

 

That's true and it's still drama that can be played out. But I find it more realistic that Mariah would be in a relationship first. Kind of like having Devon as a "beard" so to speak. It creates a dynamic that now brings even more characters into it.

 

I get it. That could have been anyone though. It didn't have to be Devon. And definitely not at the expense of what I assume the show sees as Devon's long term relationship. 

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4 hours ago, Adamski said:

Is it just me that found Sally's "I wish everyone at Y&R at least three more years of continuing success" comment to be quite loaded?

 

Subtext: "Because that's all you're going to get."

 

That jumped out at me too. Was it said with genuine sentiment or a mock sentiment with a touch of bitterness? 

 

There was definite subtext that the show was not long for the television landscape but I'm not quite convinced that SS knows with any certainty how many years Y&R has left on the air.

I definitely think the comment was loaded and intentionally so.

Hey, if I'd been dismissed, I might not be in the most charitable moods. SS may not have wanted to burn any bridges, but that doesn't mean she couldn't set off a spark or two on the way out.

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Sally who?  Let's move on.  They will never tell the truth; she's out and it was faster than most of us who wanted her gone could have hoped for.  Buy Bye Girl.  Now let's hope Mal makes some smart choices.  Signs are mixed given his past production decisions (good moves: giving Sally more episodes to direct after JFP cut them for pet boy Renfroe; bringing back Dean LaMont, generally bringing some smart directing).  Other choices i.e set design, music and costumes have gotten worse.  Writing staff needs major overhaul.  Get rid of script writers Montgomery and McLaughlin, breakdown writer Seidman.  Bring back Milstein/Schoettle and Paula Cwickly.  To start.  Burn down Victor's house; redo the Chancellor manse.

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4 hours ago, DramatistDreamer said:

 

That jumped out at me too. Was it said with genuine sentiment or a mock sentiment with a touch of bitterness? 

 

There was definite subtext that the show was not long for the television landscape but I'm not quite convinced that SS knows with any certainty how many years Y&R has left on the air.

I definitely think the comment was loaded and intentionally so.

Hey, if I'd been dismissed, I might not be in the most charitable moods. SS may not have wanted to burn any bridges, but that doesn't mean she couldn't set off a spark or two on the way out.

 

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