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Please welcome Lee Phillip Bell and Michael Maloney to The Best Ever You Show. Michael and Lee are with us to talk about their new book "The Young and the Restless Life of William J. Bell"
Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Lee Phillip Bell is co-creator, with her late husband William J. Bell, of two daytime television’s most successful dramas: the Emmy Award-winning The Young and the Restless, and The Bold and the Beautiful.
Bell’s career as a broadcast journalist in Chicago, where she hosted The Lee Phillip Show and produced and narrated many specials has brought her many honors and national recognition. She has won 17 regional Emmys, Golden Mike awards, a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series as co-creator of The Young and the Restless 1975, and the Daytime Emmys’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.
Michael Maloney is a contributing editor at Soaps In Depth magazine.
He began his TV career as a page at CBS Television City and worked for two years on the production staff of The Bold and the Beautiful. He is the former West Coast editor of Soap Opera Digest and has also been on staff at Soap Opera Magazine, Soap Opera Update, In Touch and Inside TV.
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