Michael Montgomery

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Our guest this week is Michael Montgomery, Daytime Emmy nominated writer and story coordinator of the CBS daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.

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Michael Montgomery is an award-winning and Daytime Emmy nominated writer.

Michael received a B.S. in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a member of the Writers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America.

Since 2003, Michael has worked for the CBS daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS as a Production Assistant, Script & Story Coordinator, Staff Writer – Dialogue, script editor and a breakdown and script writer. He and his writing team received the  2013 Writers Guild of America award for Outstanding Script – Daytime Drama.

Michael got his start in the business working on The Price is Right, Late Late Show, and The Bold and the Beautiful for CBS Broadcasting in Los Angeles.

Michael was born and raised in Austin. Based in Los Angeles, he is able to split his time between both cities.

The Young and the RestlessAbout THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Now in its 44th season, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the number one daytime drama for more than 25 consecutive years.

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has launched countless careers and has been showered with Emmys. The show dominated the 2016 Daytime Emmys nominations with 27  nominations in all.

 When the show premiered in 1973, it revolutionized the daytime drama. It continues to set the standard with strong characters, socially conscious storylines, romance and sensuality, revolving around the lives and loves of generations of the Newman, Abbott, Chancellor, Baldwin and Winters families. ­

Y & RTHE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS also spawned the equally lavish soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful.

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS airs weekdays at 11:30 am Central on CBS. Encore episodes of The Young and the Restless air weeknights at 6pm Central on the cable/satellite channel,  Pop TV.  Full episodes are also available at CBS.com. The show is also in international syndication.

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