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Steve Burton (ex-Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) has launched
a guide for losing weight and becoming fit. The online program offers tips,
recipes and products to purchase to help achieve a healthier lifestyle. There's
also a VIP Club to join that offers more benefits, such as weekly webinars with
Burton and other fitness celebrities.
Y&R debuted a glamorous new opening with its cast on Tuesday, February 14,
2017. Check out one of the versions
The pre-nom results were announced on January 25
with 10 in each category moving forward to Blue Ribbon voting for which actors
can submit 20 minutes from up to 4 episodes. The final nominations will be
announced on March 22. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards show will be on April 28
while the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017
both at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
Steve Burton (ex-Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) & Derk Cheetwood (Max, GH) have
launched a new business called
HollywoodSchooled.com where people can sign up for audio coaching lessons,
learn how to avoid common mistakes, and become working and thriving actors in
Justin Hartley (ex-Adam) talks about getting shirtless, on "Access
Y&R's new head writer is Sally Sussman, who has been on the show's writing staff
in the past. She is also Co-Executive Producer along with Mal Young. Kay Alden
is story consultant. Their new material began airing on Wednesday, December
Clementine Ford (ex-Mac) gave birth to a baby girl, Welles Molavi,
on September 13, 2016, with husband Cyrus Wilcox. They also have a son, Elijah.
Charles Pratt, Jr. has left Y&R as head writer, so he can
be showrunner and executive producer of Lee Daniels' "Star," set to premiere on
FOX in early 2017.
Mal Young became Y&R's executive producer on June 7, 2016.
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
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
(for Canadian viewers only). View day-ahead videos at the
Facebook Page or AbbyG413.
Y&R celebrated 11,000 episodes on Thursday, September 1! Check out the new cast
photo...Click to see the larger version.
Front row pictured left to right:
Miles Gaston Villanueva,
Melody Thomas Scott,
Melissa Claire Egan,
Tristan Rogers, Christel Khalil,
& Daniel Goddard.
Second row pictured left to right:
Michael E. Knight,
Tracey Bregman, Christian LeBlanc, Doug Davidson, Lauralee Bell, Kristoff St. John,
& 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.
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 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.
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
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 fiancé Robert Adamson (Noah, Y&R)
announced their separation on August 3. They have a 1-year-old daughter, Aleda.
Scoops and Spoilers
Billy Turns To Victoria And Colin Seeks Forgiveness!
With Jill still hospitalized following her heart attack, Victoria stops by
Genoa City Memorial to visit her former mother-in-law. However, when Victoria
arrives, Billy is at his mother's bedside, so she decides not to interrupt. As
Victoria is waiting for the elevator, Billy emerges from Jill's room and spots
his ex. At first, Billy thinks something is wrong with the kids but Victoria
assures him that she was just checking on Jill. A touched Billy thanks Victoria
for her concern. Victoria is careful not to get sucked back into Billy's drama
and keeps the focus on Jill. Later, Colin, who's been banned from visiting Jill
by Billy, slips into her room and the sight of his pale wife hooked up to
monitors overwhelms him with guilt.
Colin makes a startling discovery. A secret falls into the wrong hands. Victor plays hero. Cane spreads his wings.
*Ratings for 1/23: 3.4
Laur Allan appears on 2/28 as Juliet Helton, a Brash & Sassy
Yvette Nicole Brown returns on 3/14 as Lois Thompson.
*Hot Plots Preview - Lauren's Son Scott Is Missing*
Lauren's anxiety continues to mount because her oldest son, Scott, has been
out of contact with her for longer than usual. Since he travels from one war
zone to another as an overseas reporter, Lauren's fear is justified. While
Michael tries to reassure his wife, they're both surprised when a somber Paul
shows up and shares that he just received word from a friend in the State
Department that Scott may be missing. Understandably, Lauren is horrified.
Reed makes some beautiful music.
Hilary and Mariah welcome Victoria and Lily to GC Buzz.
Nick and Sharon discuss their past on 2/20. Ashley puts Phyllis on
notice on 2/21. Devon fights temptation on 2/22. Sharon and Nikki call a truce
on 2/23, while Reed is thrown into the spotlight. Michael catches Gloria and
Jack in a compromising position on 2/24.
Nick And Chelsea Kiss!
Despite their reservations about the significance of Valentine's Day, Chelsea
and Nick decide to go out for dinner on their first date. Chelsea and Nick's
evening is interrupted when a bartender calls in sick at The Underground. That
means Nick has to fill in, ruining their dinner plans, so Chelsea volunteers to
work alongside him. Although it's a busy night, Chelsea and Nick have fun
working side by side. After closing time, Chelsea and Nick return to her
penthouse, where he apologizes for the change in their plans. Chelsea says that
she had a lot of fun. Nick starts to leave, but first he gives Chelsea a hug
good-bye. When they part, they stare into each other's eyes, then come together
in a kiss.
Hilary pushes Devon's buttons.
Lauren's world is turned upside down.
Ashley makes a confession.
Victoria sets boundaries with Billy.
*Ratings for 1/16: 3.4
Robert Gant appears on 2/14 as David Sherman.
Daniel Hall returns as Scott Grainger, Lauren's oldest son.
*Hot Plots Preview - Health Crisis For Jill*
A furious Jill confronts Colin after finding out he drained her personal bank
accounts. Mid-tirade, Jill is overcome with stomach pains but refuses medical
attention. Colin summons Billy, who escorts his mom to the hospital. There, Jill
is certain that her acid reflux is acting up again and wants to go home. But
when test results come back, Jill is told she isn't going anywhere.
Noah and Chelsea compare notes about blenders.
Victoria and Billy toast to their future on 2/13, while Lauren receives
a cryptic message. Lily's plan for a romantic evening with Cane takes an
unexpected turn on 2/14. Jack has revenge on his mind on 2/15. Victor keeps
Nikki in suspense on 2/16, while Lily confides in Jordan.
Christian J. LeBlanc (Michael) is featured in the Take Five interview
Gloria Accuses Jack Of Sexual Harassment!
Gloria is on the warpath after Jack wouldn't give her a job after she helped
him buy into Lauren's department stores. Gloria shows up at GC BUZZ and tapes an
exclusive interview (her face pixilated, of course) where she claims Jack used
his power and position to seduce her for a business deal, then cast her aside.
Jack later finds Gloria sipping champagne at the GCAC bar and asks what she
could possibly be celebrating. Gloria uses her tablet to give Jack a preview of
her interview that will be airing that night.
Chelsea surprises Nick.
Michael is suspicious of Gloria.
Jill is pushed to the limit.
Ashley stands her ground.
*Ratings for 1/9: 3.4
Darnell Kirkwood debuts on 2/10 as Jordan Wilde, a photographer.
*Hot Plots Preview - Victoria Makes A Power Play*
In order to get some quick cash to buy Jack's stake in Fenmore's, Jill
surprises Victoria, Cane and Billy with an offer to buy Brash & Sassy! Later,
Victoria announces to the guys that she intends to purchase the company on her
own. However, Cane refuses to allow Victoria to become sole owner. Not
surprisingly, she doesn't agree. As Cane secretly decides to make his own pitch
to Jill, Billy opts out of the deal and supports his ex.
Chelsea's wedding design leads to a close moment with Nick.
Sharon has a message for Nikki.
Lily exhibits model behavior.
Billy comes to Phyllis's rescue on 2/6. Lily second-guesses herself on
2/7. Nikki pushes Sharon too far on 2/9, while Chelsea and Nick test the waters.
Victor receives an unexpected request on 2/10.
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