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Y&R News, Scoops, & Spoilers

NEWS AND INFORMATION!  Scoops and Spoilers Below

On Labor Day Monday, September 5, B&B & Y&R will air new episodes. NBC will have golf instead of Days, while GH will be a rerun from March.

Charitybuzz: Y&R Behind-the-Scenes Set Tour in LA and Show Swag, including a signed script from episode #10788, a T-shirt, tote bag, and pen. Bid here until Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at 3 p.m. ET.

Check out this CBS promo celebrating Y&R's 11,000th episode on Thursday, September 1. Also, bloopers from the promo shoot.

Chrishell Stause (Bethany, Y&R; ex-Jordan, Days; ex-Amanda, AMC) & Justin Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions) became engaged at the end of July 2016 after being together for 2-1/2 years. She just celebrated her 35th birthday on July 21. He is 39 with a 12-year-old daughter, Isabella, with ex-wife Lindsay.

Tatyanna Ali (ex-Roxanne) and Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, assistant professor of English at Stanford University, are becoming first-time parents. They  married in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

Y&R Co-creator Lee Phillip Bell will make a guest appearance on the 11,000th episode of the No. 1 soap on Thursday, September 1. She will encounter real-life daughter Lauralee Bell as Christine and Doug Davidson as Paul in a scene at the Genoa City Athletic Club.

Watch full daily episodes of Y&R at CBS.com, Xfinity, & Global TV (for Canadian viewers only). View day-ahead videos at the Canadian Facebook Page or AbbyG413.

Y&R celebrates 11,000 episodes on Thursday, September 1! Check out the new cast photo...Click to see the larger version.
Y&R cast pic (thumbnail) Click to see the larger pic!Front row pictured left to right: Hunter King, Miles Gaston Villanueva, Melissa Ordway, Sean Carrigan, Mishael Morgan, Bryton James, Amelia Heinle, Jason Thompson, Eileen Davidson, Gina Tognoni, Peter Bergman, Eric Braeden, Melody Thomas Scott, Steve Burton, Sharon Case, Joshua Morrow, Justin Hartley, Melissa Claire Egan, Jess Walton, Tristan Rogers, Christel Khalil, & Daniel Goddard.
Second row pictured left to right: Robert Adamson, Sofia Pernas, Michael E. Knight, Beth Maitland, Tracey Bregman, Christian LeBlanc, Doug Davidson, Lauralee Bell, Kristoff St. John, Camryn Grimes, Greg Rikaart, Mara McCaffray, Catherine Bach, & Kate Linder.
The cast gets silly in blooper reel. Enjoy!

Meet the new Executive Producer, Mal Young!

Casting Director Judy Blye Wilson, 74, left Y&R in July 1, 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 Mondays.

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 together.

Erin Chambers (ex-Melanie, Y&R; ex-Siobahn, GH) and her husband, Carson McKay, welcomed their first child, a son, on June 2, 2016.

OLDER NEWS:

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 cancer-free.

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 Jose' 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.

See the 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 way backstage.

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.

Visit 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 demographic.

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 http://siriouslydelicious.blogspot.com.

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 about! 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 here!
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. See baby pics here!

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

By Mandy

SOD 9/5/16

Phyllis Confesses To Billy! Billy runs into Phyllis on the elevator. When Phyllis mentions that the surprise return of Travis didn't thwart Luca and Summer's wedding, Billy has a noticeable reaction. As the elevator doors open and Phyllis exits, she makes a flippant comment about Billy's unresolved feelings for Victoria. Billy goes after Phyllis. When Billy demands to know the reason for Phyllis's change in attitude, she turns on him. Billy rages that Phyllis doesn't get to have an opinion since she's the one who pushed him away and went running back  to Jack. Phyllis then blurts out that Jill found out about their affair and blackmailed Phyllis into breaking up with him.

Ratings for 8/1: 3.3

Nichelle Nichols appears on 9/1 as Lucinda.

Chrishell Stause is out, for now, as Bethany Bryant.

*Hot Plots Preview* Daniel Encounters Mariah! Upon meeting Daniel, Mariah declares that he's the one who killed her sister, Cassie. Daniel doesn't defend himself and remarks that looking at Mariah is like seeing Cassie's future. Mariah is not amused. Daniel recounts the night that he and Cassie were in the horrible car accident that ultimately claimed her life, but Mariah is taken aback when he says it was all his fault for being too drunk to drive. Daniel then asks to spend more time with Mariah.

Adam puts his face in an enemy's hands on 8/29, while Nikki makes a risky move. Nick makes a surprising promise on 8/30. Chelsea is faced with an unexpected dilemma on 8/31. Nikki and Victor unite during a crisis on 9/1, while Christine and Paul receive a pleasant surprise. Victor's world is rocked on 9/2.

*Fall Preview* Victor is putting his family back together, one child at a time. He will uncover some truths and help them get their relationships in order. Nick's promise to a friend will turn his life upside-down, or may it's right-side up. Adam's love for Chelsea will grow to new heights! It's Adam versus the world to protect his family. Brash & Sassy will rise to the top as a place of simmering romance and brewing scandal. Billy and Victoria are like moths to a flame. Chloe's thirst for vengeance reaches a new plateau, erupting in a plume of new secrets. Kevin is caught between two women: Chloe and Mariah. Hilary and Devon will be in the middle of a scandal. Fiercely defensive, Ashley is out to protect her brothers. Sharon and Dylan are on pretty solid ground now, but there is still the Sully secret. There will be a dramatic turn, or two, in Dylan and Sharon's relationship.

SOD 8/29/16

Will Summer Marry Luca? Although Summer had her doubts about Luca, she's positive that marrying him is the right thing to do. However, Summer is distracted as she and Luca put the finishing touches to their wedding plans. Summer is surprised - and ready for a confrontation - when Phyllis shows up. Phyllis asks to be on the guest list. At the engagement party that night, Summer is stunned when her brother Daniel shows up. But has Daniel come to watch her sister get married, or is he part of their mother's plan?

Ratings for 7/25: 3.4

Angell Conwell returns on 8/22 as Leslie Michaelson, who helps Victor with a legal matter.

Michael Graziadei appears on 8/25 as Daniel Romalotti.

Tristan Rogers appears on 8/24 as Colin Atkinson.

*Hot Plots Preview* Victor Is Adam's Last Hope! After attacking a guard, Adam faces assault charges and may not get out of prison, so Victor springs into action to help his son. Victor decides to replace Michael, Adam's lawyer, with legal eagle Leslie Michaelson. But it may be too late for Adam, who has given up. Will Victor come through?

Victoria struggles with an important decision on 8/22. Nikki is drawn into Victor's plot to protect their family on 8/23, while Chloe lets her guard down with Kevin. Jack romances a distracted Phyllis on 8/24. Adam turns his world upside down on 8/25. Victor makes a huge sacrifice on 8/26.

SOD 8/22/16

Will Chloe Give In To Victor? With the missing pages from Sage's diary in her hand, Chloe confesses to Victor that she never burned them. When Chloe admits she's concerned that Victor will turn on her once he has the pages, he assures her that doing so would expose their collusion and land them both in prison. Still, Chloe is unsure what to do. Chloe realizes that giving up the pages will not only mean losing her power over Victor, but Adam will most likely go free. Victor then reveals his plan to use the pages to incriminate someone else, so that person takes the fall for tampering with the journal.

Ratings for 7/18: 3.4

Lee Phillip Bell will appear on 9/1 as a Genoa City resident at the GCAC.

Angell Conwell appears on 8/22 as Leslie Michaelson.

Nichelle Nichols will appear on 9/1 as Lucinda.

Chrishell Stause returns on 8/16 as Bethany Bryant.

*Hot Plots Preview* Chancellor Mansion Restored! Billy enters the Chancellor mansion and discovers that it's been restored to its former glory, and the living room looks like it did before the drastic change. Billy also finds Jill positively giddy over the results. When Jill points out that it isn't Billy's home, he assumes he's being evicted. She agrees that if he doesn't feel welcome, then he should move out. When Jill explains that home is where you feel safe, Billy realizes she is talking about when he was married to Victoria.

*Hot Plots Preview* Adam's Meltdown! Life behind bars is taking an emotional toll on Adam. Even a prison guard mentions to the inmate that he looks like hell and that Adam is not eating. Adam then has a nightmare where his father shows up as a guard. Adam bolts awake and has a violent reaction to the vision of Victor.

Luca covers his tracks with Summer on 8/15. Nick turns to Victoria for help during a family crisis on 8/16. Jack struggles with Phyllis's behavior on 8/17. Dylan gives Chelsea shocking news on 8/18. Kevin confronts Mariah on 8/19.

Peter Bergman (Jack) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!


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