Sony CEO Steve Kent is taking on a new role at Y&R

Steve Kent is stepping down from his position at Sony Pictures Television, where he oversaw production young and restless and days of our lives. However, there is a veteran of the day No Departing for Genoa City. He takes on a new role in the top-rated CBS series, which was recently renewed for another four years.

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Deadline reports that a spokesperson for Sony Pictures Television confirmed to the news outlet that Kent will no longer serve as senior EVP of programming, however, he will Become an executive in charge of production at Y&R.

Steve Kent has overseen Y&R and DAYS since 2007. He was responsible for development and production. Outlander, Nikola, As if, and other shows, both scripted and unscripted. The executive’s role as senior EVP programming will be eliminated, and Kent’s responsibilities will be covered by other members of Sony Pictures Television’s production team.

Deadline reports that Y&R was created by William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell, but added that the show focuses on two main families “the wealthy Brooks family and the working-class Foster family”. While these two clans launched the show and were prominent for the first few years, today’s Y&R focuses on the Newman, Abbott and Winters families and many other characters.

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