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'''Michelle "Shelly" Altman''' is an American [[soap opera]] writer.<ref name="Directory2003">{{cite book|title=Hollywood Creative Directory|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=cgqBY11EsSgC|accessdate=5 April 2011|volume=49|date=September 2003|publisher=Hollywood Creative Directory|isbn=978-1-928936-26-8|page=358}}</ref> She has been the associate head writer of numerous American daytime soap operas, including ''{{W|Another World (TV series)|Another World}}'', ''[[General Hospital]]'' and ''{{W|One Life to Live}}''. She served as co-head writer of ''{{W|The Young and the Restless}}'' alongside [[Jean Passanante]] from November 4, 2013 to March 18, 2015. In July 2015, Altman and Passanante returned to ''General Hospital'' as its co-head writers, replacing [[Ron Carlivati]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://daytimeconfidential.com/2015/07/24/ron-carlivati-out-at-gh |title=ABC Replaces ''General Hospital'' Head Writer Ron Carlivati With Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman |publisher=Daytime Confidential|first=Jamey |last=Giddens |date=July 24, 2015 |accessdate=July 27, 2015}}</ref>
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'''Michelle "Shelly" Altman''' is an American [[soap opera]] writer.<ref name="Directory2003">{{cite book|title=Hollywood Creative Directory|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=cgqBY11EsSgC|accessdate=5 April 2011|volume=49|date=September 2003|publisher=Hollywood Creative Directory|isbn=978-1-928936-26-8|page=358}}</ref> She has been the associate head writer of numerous American daytime soap operas, including ''{{W|Another World (TV series)|Another World}}'', ''[[General Hospital]]'' and ''{{W|One Life to Live}}''. She served as co-head writer of ''{{W|The Young and the Restless}}'' alongside [[Jean Passanante]] from November 4, 2013 to March 18, 2015. In July 2015, Altman and Passanante returned to ''General Hospital'' as its co-head writers, replacing [[Ron Carlivati]].<ref>{{cite web |url=http://daytimeconfidential.com/2015/07/24/ron-carlivati-out-at-gh |title=ABC Replaces ''General Hospital'' Head Writer Ron Carlivati With Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman |publisher=Daytime Confidential|first=Jamey |last=Giddens |date=July 24, 2015 |accessdate=July 27, 2015}}</ref> In 2019, Altman retired from writing and departed GH.
   
 
==Head writing history==
 
==Head writing history==
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| align="center"| [[Garin Wolf]]<br>(2011)
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| align="center" | [[Garin Wolf]]<br>(2011)
| align="center"| [[Garin Wolf]]<br />'''Shelly Altman'''<br />(2011-12)
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| align="center" | [[Garin Wolf]]<br />'''Shelly Altman'''<br />(2011-12)
| align="center"| [[Ron Carlivati]]<br />(2012-15)
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| align="center" | [[Ron Carlivati]]<br />(2012-15)
 
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| align="center"| [[Ron Carlivati]]<br />(2012-15)
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| align="center" | [[Ron Carlivati]]<br />(2012-15)
| align="center"| '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Jean Passanante]]<br>(2015-2017)
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| align="center" | '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Jean Passanante]]<br>(2015-2017)
| align="center"| '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Chris Van Etten]]<br>(2017-present)
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| align="center" | '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Chris Van Etten]]<br>(2017-2019)
 
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| align="center"| '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Jean Passanante]]<br>(2015-2017)
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| align="center" | '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Jean Passanante]]<br>(2015-2017)
| align="center"| '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Chris Van Etten]]<br>(2017-present)
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| align="center" | '''Shelly Altman'''<br>[[Chris Van Etten]]<br>(2017-2019)
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| align="center" | '''[[Chris Van Etten]]'''<br>[[Dan O'Connor]]<br>(2019-present)
 
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Position Co-Head Writer
Duration 2011-2012; 2015-present

Michelle "Shelly" Altman is an American soap opera writer.[1] She has been the associate head writer of numerous American daytime soap operas, including Another World, General Hospital and One Life to Live. She served as co-head writer of The Young and the Restless alongside Jean Passanante from November 4, 2013 to March 18, 2015. In July 2015, Altman and Passanante returned to General Hospital as its co-head writers, replacing Ron Carlivati.[2] In 2019, Altman retired from writing and departed GH.

Head writing history

Predecessor General Hospital Successor
Garin Wolf
(2011)
Garin Wolf
Shelly Altman
(2011-12)
Ron Carlivati
(2012-15)
Ron Carlivati
(2012-15)
Shelly Altman
Jean Passanante
(2015-2017)
Shelly Altman
Chris Van Etten
(2017-2019)
Shelly Altman
Jean Passanante
(2015-2017)
Shelly Altman
Chris Van Etten
(2017-2019)
Chris Van Etten
Dan O'Connor
(2019-present)

Positions held

Another World

  • Associate head writer: 1995 - 1999

General Hospital

  • Associate head writer: August 10, 2011 – January 6, 2012; February 21, 2012 – February 28, 2013
  • Co-head writer: January 9 – February 20, 2012; October 7, 2015 – Present

One Life to Live

  • Associate head writer: 1999 - February 22, 2008; May 2, 2008 – September 20, 2011

The Young and the Restless

  • Co-head writer: March 18 – November 1, 2013
  • Head writer: November 4, 2013 – March 18, 2015
  • Breakdown Writer: March 23, 2015 – October 21, 2015

Awards and nominations

Daytime Emmy Awards

Win

  • (2008; Best Writing; One Life To Live)[3]
  • (2014; Best Writing; The Young and the Restless)

Nominations

  • (2002, 2006, 2009; Best Writing; One Life To Live)
  • (1996; Best Writing; Another World)
  • (2012, 2013; Best Writing; General Hospital)

Writers Guild of America Award

Nominations

  • (2003 and 2005 season; One Life To Live)
  • (1997 season; Another World)

See also

References

  1. (September 2003) Hollywood Creative Directory. Hollywood Creative Directory. Retrieved on 5 April 2011.
  2. ABC Replaces General Hospital Head Writer Ron Carlivati With Jean Passanante and Shelly Altman. Daytime Confidential. Retrieved on July 27, 2015.
  3. 35 th ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY ® AWARDS PRESENTED AT STAR-STUDDED GALA ON ABC. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved on 5 April 2011.
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