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Dena Higley FIRED!; New Headwriters: Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas
Topic Started: May 19 2011, 11:35 AM (54,739 Views)
Kenny
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Breaking News: 'DAYS' Fires Dena Higley

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- SON Exclusive! Soap Opera Network has learned "Days of our Lives" has fired Head Writer Dena Higley. Stay tuned to SON as more details become available.

Source: Soap Opera Network

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BREAKING NEWS: Marlene Clark Poulter & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. Named New Head Writers

BREAKING NEWS! SON Exclusive! Soap Opera Network can confirm that Marlene Clark Poulter & Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. have been named new Head Writers for "Days of our Lives." Stay tuned to SON as more details become available.

Source: SON

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'Days of Our Lives' hires new head writers

NBC has confirmed that Dena Higley has vacated her post as head writer of Days of Our Lives and will be replaced by Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas. The news was first reported by Soap Opera Network.

A spokeswoman released this statement: “Ken Corday, executive producer of Days of our Lives, announced that Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas have been named the head writing team on NBC’s longest running scripted program, effective immediately. McPherson and Thomas will bring Days of our Lives back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and contemporary approach including beloved characters.”

Higley joined Days in 1985 as an associate head writer; she became the head scribe in August 2003.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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New DAYS Head Writers

Ken Corday, executive producer of DAYS OF OUR LIVES, announced today that PASSIONS writers Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas have been named the show's head writing team, replacing current scribe Dena Higley. "McPherson and Thomas will bring DAYS OF OUR LIVES back to its core values by telling exciting stories with a fresh and contemporary approach," said Corday in a statement.

Source: Soap Opera Digest
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AngelOB
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Life is awesome

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG

I can now die in peace. Holy crap thank the soap gods!
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talbab1994
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WOW!! OH WOW!! OH WOW!!! PLEASE NO BOB GUZA!!!!!

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michelle
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HOLY FUCKIN MOLY!!!
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downwhtone
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Yay!!!! Good job Kenny and the rest of you that called over and over! LOL
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Matt
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Classic Soap Fan

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Kenny
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HALLE-FUCKING-LUJAH!

:cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:
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Kenny
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It worked, you guys! It worked!

Congratulations!
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six
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:cheer: About time!
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Kenny
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Thanks to everyone who called the comment lines!

This is fabulous news! I'm dancing in my seat!
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kika
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:rockon: yeah :)
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Ally
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The Royal Princess

Is this the week where all the head writers get let go?
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Tammy
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OMFG! I don't watch this show... but this is awesome news for those of you who do... Fans can accomplish ANYTHING!! :cheer:
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pspcindy
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Is this a dream? Can this be true?

Please let this be true.

thanks Kenny!!
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blueskies
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yay! :) Now the real question is....who's taking over for her?? It'll be Gary Tomlin, watch :P He can do two jobs, right?
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Kenny
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I'm guessing this was what yesterday's meeting was all about.

Oh my God.

I can't believe it actually happened. FINALLY!
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Beth
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Is this a joke???? If not, I hope this means that we're all going to finally see a new and improved Days of Our Lives.
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Mirage75
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WOW! Don't know what to say lol.
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Tammy101
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Bout time. Someone finally removed their head from their ass.
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Ana75
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OMG!! Ou.r voices have been heard
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