Y&R News, Scoops, &
NEWS AND INFORMATION! Scoops and
A new episode will air on Monday, July 4, 2016.
Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella, Y&R) will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of
Fame in 2017.
Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R), hosts a podcast "Single
Mom A Go-Go" beginning on Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET, which
features Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe, Days).
Watch full daily episodes of Y&R at
(for Canadian viewers only).
Scott Elrod (ex-Joe) and Vanessa Vazart were blessed with their first child
together. Easton Thomas Elrod was born on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, weighing in at
7 lbs 14 oz and 21 inches long. Vanessa has a daughter named Lilli.
Erin Chambers (ex-Siobhan, GH; ex-Melanie, Y&R) & her husband Carson McKay
welcomed Roan James on June 2, 2016.
Greg Rikaart (Kevin, Y&R) and husband, Rob Sudduth welcomed a son Montgomery
Argo Rikaart-Sudduth on June 12, 2016.
Click here for a
beautiful family photo.
Jill Farren Phelps was ousted as Y&R's executive producer on June 7, 2016.
Mal Young took over.
Marisa Ramirez (ex-Gia Campbell, GH; ex-Carmen Mesta, Y&R), 38, who plays
Maria Baez on the CBS hit "Blue Bloods" gave birth to her first child, a
daughter named Violet Rae, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. It is rumored that her
ex-husband, Nathan Lavezoli, always wanted children, and they're now back
Erin Chambers (ex-Melanie, Y&R; ex-Siobahn, GH) and her husband, Carson
McKay, welcomed their first child, a son, on June 2, 2016.
Burgess Jenkins revealed that he left the role of Billy in November, 2015,
because his wife, Ashlee Payne Jenkins, was diagnosed with breast cancer and had
radiation and chemo in his hometown of Winston-Salem, NC where he has an acting
school. Six months later, in May, 2016, he announced that she is now
Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R; ex-Patrick, GH) and his wife Paloma Jonas
welcomes their first child, son Earth Bowie, on May 25, 2016.
Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella, Y&R) wed José Antonio "Pepe" Bastón on Saturday,
May 21, 2016, in a sunset ceremony at his home in Valle de Bravo,
Mexico. Among the 80-some guests in attendance were Ricky Martin (ex-Miguel,
GH) & Mario Lopez (ex-Christian, B&B). This is her third marriage. One of her
ex-husbands is Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, GH).
Jensen Buchanan (ex-Elise, Y&R; ex-Marley/Vicky, AW & ATWT; ex-Sarah, OLTL;
ex-Melissa, GH & PC) was arrested for driving under the influence on the
morning of May 18, 2016, when her black 2016 Mercedes drifted across a
double yellow line and slammed into a 2014 Ford C-Max at 6:20 a.m. in
Buellton, near Santa Barbara. While her injuries were considered minor, the
other driver was treated for "major injuries" at Cottage Hospital.
43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Here! Click here for the list of nominees and winners.
Jessica Collins (ex-Avery) gave birth to a daughter named Jemma Kate Collins
Cooney on January 23, 2016. This is the 44-year-old actress' first child. On May
4, 2016, she and Michael Cooney were married.
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) and her husband Justin Gaston (ex-Ben, Days) had a
daughter, Olivia Christine Gaston, on April 30, 2016.
Live-streaming channel Parachute TV
will provide red-carpet coverage and behind-the-scenes access for both the
Daytime Emmys on Sunday, May 1 & the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, April
29. Also, winners will immediately interact with fans on
Periscope moments after they make their
Here's an interview with Justin Hartley (Adam) from the current April issue
of Watch! Magazine. In the
article, Hartley discusses playing one of daytime’s favorite demons, his 11-year
old daughter and dating a fellow soap-star.
Michael Muhney (ex-Adam)
suffered a concussion and some nasty cuts and scrapes when he crashed during a
bike race in Southern California on Saturday, April 9, 2016. He had to be rushed
in an ambulance wearing a neck brace but is doing fine.
https://www.youtube.com/user/emmys/videos to see nominee reels for the 43rd
Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
For the week of March 28, 2016, the number of women 18-49 watching Y&R is 101,000 less than last year. Also, in the women 25-54
category, the show has lost 160,000 viewers. However, total viewership is up
414,000. Either that's a lot of men or folks over 54, not their ideal
Tatyanna Ali (ex-Roxanne) and her fiancé,
Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, assistant professor of English at Stanford University, are
becoming first-time parents. They are planning to marry in summer 2016.
Ken Howard (ex-George Summers) passed away in LA on March 23, 2016 at the
age of 71. He is survived by his wife Linda and three stepchildren with
ex-wife Margo (Abra, Adam, & Cricket).
Peter Brown (ex-Dr. Greg Peters, Days; ex-Blake Hayes, B&B; ex-Robert
Laurence, Y&R; ex-Roger Forbes, Loving; ex-Charles Sanders III, OLTL) passed
away at 80 on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his wife
Kerstin and two sons, Matthew & Joshua.
Siri Pinter is Mark Pinter's (ex-Marcus Wheeler) daughter by his first wife.
She's married to NBC's Carson Daly and has a food blog at
During SNL's Weekend Update on Saturday, December 19, 2015, cast member Kate
McKinnon came out as Deenie, an avid soap watcher, who updated host Colin Jost
on the latest happenings on her favorite show while chowing down on leftover
baked salmon. The joke is that, after 40 years, she doesn't really know any of
the characters' names, but the nicknames she gives like "Moustache Man," "Skinny
Minnie," "Big Boobs," & "Sexpot" while describing high-rise fires and people
kept in boat houses perfectly describe the recent plots on Y&R. It's a gag made
even funnier if you're a soap fan yourself and know exactly what she's talking
Check out the video here!
Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber, B&B/Y&R) and her husband, Scott Bailey (ex-Sandy,
GL) became first-time parents with the arrival of their daughter, Amélie Irene
Bailey, on December 1, 2015. Two weeks earlier, Adrienne was in the hospital
with a broken rib courtesy of her "ninja warrior baby."
Daniel Goddard (Cane) badly fractured his left elbow during a fight sequence
on the Y&R set on Friday, September 18, 2015 and underwent surgery on the 23rd.
UPDATE: On November 24, he tweeted that he has suffered a setback and needed
emergency surgery, because his body rejected the metal in his elbow and it
had to come out.
FURTHER UPDATE: On December 7, Daniel was back at work on the Y&R set. :)
Get all the latest up-to-date cast news, comings and goings, on the
Y&R Cast Page.
Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R) announced the birth of her
second child, son Jameson Jones Lee Stafford, on Saturday, October 24, 2015,
with a sweet Instagram shot
of the baby with his big sister, Natalia, 5.
Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla) sued CBS, Sony, and Bell-Phillip Television
Production, Inc. for not rehiring her, because she spoke out about the show's
lack of diversity in front and behind the camera. She says she left in 2007 due
to racial discrimination but then wanted to return to Y&R or join B&B and was
rejected. CBS responded that "after leaving Y&R on her own initiative, Ms.
Rowell has attempted to rewrite that history through lawyers' letters and a
lawsuit that has no merit. We harbor no ill will toward Ms. Rowell, but we will
vigorously defend this case."
UPDATE: On May 13, 2015, CBS & Sony in a motion to dismiss responded that
her claims are patently absurd since she never actually applied for any role on
Y&R or B&B. "This lawsuit is nothing more than a blatant attempt by Plaintiff to
force her way back onto a daytime television soap opera after she voluntarily
resigned from her role in 2007."
Read the document
FURTHER UPDATE: On November 10, 2015, California District Judge John Kronstadt
dismissed six causes of action against Sony, with leave to amend if Rowell can
prove a more viable retaliation claim.
Read more here!
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, B&B) & Tracey Bregman (Lauren, Y&R) each
designed a Rhonda Shear Ahh Bra which they are auctioning to benefit breast
cancer research. Go to
Rhondashear.com until Friday, October 30, to bid.
Pop TV airs "The Bold and the Beautiful" at 6:30 p.m. ET and "The Young and
the Restless" at 7 p.m. ET. Starting on Monday, August 24, 2015, "Days of Our
Lives" joins the lineup at 8 p.m. ET.
Mishael Morgan (Hilary) and her husband welcomed a son, Niam, on August 9, 2015.
Watch the August 4, 2015 Video Chat with Eric Braeden
(Victor) & Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki).
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B) and her fiance Robert Adamson (Noah, Y&R)
announced their separation on August 3. They have a 1-year-old daughter, Aleda.
View a video chat
from July 14, 2015, with Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R;
ex-Annie, AMC) & Justin Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions).
Scoops and Spoilers
Adam’s Trial Begins! As Adam’s trial gets underway, the defendant is
understandably on edge. At the prison, Victor, who will be cuffed and taken to
the courthouse so he can testify at Adam’s trial, steals a quick moment with
Meredith in the infirmary. The doc wants to be present in the courtroom as a
show of support for Victor, but he wants her to stay away in order to protect
her because he has to say things that will imply she’s lying. Ian passes by,
dressed in a crisp suit and in handcuffs, ready to speak on Adam’s behalf. After
Ian smiles that he and Victor are after the same thing - justice - Ward is led
away. Another guard arrives to escort Victor out. In the courtroom, the gallery
is packed, including Summer, Victoria and Nikki, and the jury is in place. Adam
enters and joins Michael at the table. Just before the doors close, Meredith
slips in and takes a seat near Nikki. The women exchange a tense look. After
Adam pleads not guilty to the charges, Christine is asked to make her opening
statement. However, an explosive twist will have a huge impact on the
Ratings for 5/30: 3.4
Yvette Nicole Brown returns on 7/18 as Lois Thompson.
Michael E. Knight is out as Dr. Simon Neville.
*Hot Plots Preview* Jack And Phyllis Reconnect! With her mind
preoccupied by Billy, it’s no surprise that Phyllis forgets hubby Jack’s
birthday. Phyllis covers the gaffe by pretending she had a romantic weekend at
the Abbott cabin already planned. Once the couple has arrived at their
destination, Jack decides to return to town for Adam’s trial, while Phyllis opts
to stay put. At the GCAC to grab a snack, Jack runs into Billy and mentions that
Phyllis is still at the cabin. Later, Phyllis is upset when Billy shows up.
Mariah resorts to extreme measures to protect Sharon on 6/27. Lily
plays hardball with Hilary on 6/28, while Victoria puts Billy on notice. Chelsea
pulls out all the stops on 6/29. Devon confronts Jack on 6/30. Victor surprises
his family with a shocking announcement on 7/1.
Robert Adamson (Noah) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Sharon’s Worst Nightmare Comes True! Mariah shares her concern that
holding on to the Sully secret will end up doing more harm than good for Sharon.
Despite Mariah’s pleas, Sharon once again insists that Sully belongs with her.
Sharon keeps her cool until Mariah suggests that a way to relieve her own stress
is to confide in someone like Kevin. Much to Mariah’s disappointment, Sharon
reiterates her commitment to raise Sully as her own. Later that night, Sharon is
awakened by a noise downstairs, and goes to investigate on her own. Sharon is
confronted by an enraged Sage, who screams that she is taking Sully back to
Nick. Sharon jolts awake, her heart racing from this latest vision of Sage. Will
the dearly departed words finally compel Sharon to do the right thing?
Ratings for 5/23: 3.3
Hunter King (Summer Newman) is now off-contract due to being a series
regular on CBS sitcom LIFE IN PIECES.
*Hot Plots Preview* Billy Meets Travis! Billy is unexpectedly
introduced to Travis by Summer at the GCAC, without the former knowing the
latter is Victoria’s new beau. After Travis leaves, Summer updates Billy on who
he is, then adds that Victoria’s relationship with the hunky bartender might
already be fizzling. However, Billy knows better than to discount Travis as a
passing fancy to Victoria.
Someone crashes Phyllis and Billy’s romantic getaway on 6/20. Devon
sees Hilary in a new light on 6/21. Chelsea and Adam worry about their future on
6/22. Paul comforts Nikki on 6/23, while Summer questions Luca’s loyalty. Victor
recruits a partner in crime on 6/24, while Kevin makes a shocking discovery.
*Breaking Up Is Hard To Do* The End Is Near For Nikki And Victor! With
the end of their marriage looming, Victor acts indifferent when Nikki visits him
in prison. The soon-to-be-ex Mrs. Newman explains that she has come one last
time to warn Victor that his vendetta against his children will destroy what’s
left of the relationship he has with them. Nikki then snarks that if Victor is
determined to destroy his own company while Victoria is in charge, at least do
so in a more environmentally responsible way. Victor assumes his wife is
referring to the oil rig disaster, and Nikki declares it was obvious sabotage on
his part. Victor denies involvement and points out that nobody has a clue as to
who was really behind the catastrophe. Victor then charges that his betrayers
put Newman Enterprises at risk the day they all, including Nikki, put him in
prison. Nikki notes that it’s not too late to stop this madness. Nikki calls out
Victor on the pleasure he seems to be deriving from his children’s troubles, and
pleads with him to remember how much family means to him. Victor remains
defiantly unruffled, so Nikki insists that in his heart, he knows they didn’t
act out of malice when they testified against him in the courtroom. Nikki once
again contends it’s not too late for him to salvage his bond with his kids.
Nikki reveals that she received word from her attorney that the divorce will be
finalized in two weeks. Victor shows no sign of emotion, so Nikki challenges him
to keep pretending it doesn’t mean anything to him. That’s when Nikki realizes
that a reconciliation is not in the cards. Victor then bellows that all the
hardships that have befallen his family are because of lessons they were doomed
to learn. When Nikki accuses Victor of being consumed with hate, he rages that
she is the one who filed for this divorce and now she’s getting what she wants.
Nikki rises to her feet and voices regret for wasting so many years on a man who
is cold-blooded enough to inflict so much misery on his own family. Nikki
prepares to walk out on the love of her life.
Adam Strikes A Dangerous Deal With Ian! Adam is counting on Ian to
testify at Adam’s trial that Victor framed his son. Chelsea expresses misgivings
about banking on slippery Ian. Adam, meanwhile, is concerned that Michael
doesn’t want his client to defend himself in court. Given Ian’s
unpredictability, Adam decides to visit Ward in prison before he’s transferred
to more comfortable accommodations preceding the trial. During their
conversation, Adam realizes that Ian could be planning to escape once he’s
outside prison walls - and before the trial. To insure that Ian appears in
court, Adam offers to help Ward make a break for freedom.
Elizabeth Hendrickson is reportedly returning as Chloe Mitchell!
*Hot Plots Preview* Will Jack Catch Billy And Phyllis? Phyllis shows up
at the Chancellor mansion and laments to Billy that she couldn’t confess their
affair to Jack. Billy is disappointed, but that doesn’t stop him from taking his
sister-in-law to bed. However, there’s no afterglow because they’re both too
consumed with remorse. Phyllis may want to think of an exit plan when they hear
Jack call out for Billy from downstairs.
Lily uses Ashley to take down Hilary on 6/13. Victor is backed into a
corner on 6/14, while Victoria confronts Travis about his past. Chelsea forces
Adam to tell the truth on 6/15. A plan to break up Luca and Summer backfires on
6/16. Ashley warns Hilary to stay away from Jack on 6/17.
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