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Y&R News, Scoops, & Spoilers

NEWS AND INFORMATION!  Scoops and Spoilers Below

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

CBS casting calls for a walk-on role on "The Bold and the Beautiful" or "The Young and the Restless." Try out on Saturday, July 23 in Pensacola, FL; Thursday, July 28 in Sioux Falls, SD; Saturday, July 30 in Cary, NC; Friday, August 5 in Altoona, PA; Friday, August 18 in Philadelphia, PA; or Date TBD in Eastern & Central Maine. Ten finalists will be selected in each location and submitted to CBS as part of the nationwide search. The winner gets a five-day trip to Los Angeles and a walk-on role in a single episode. Click here for the casting call release and here for the casting call scene.

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.


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 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.

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 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.

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 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 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 8/1/16

Phyllis vs. Victor! Before Victor’s hearing to ask for an early release, his family assembles at the GCAC, ready to present a united front and anxious to spring their patriarch - well, sort of. Phyllis approaches and kills the Newmans’ fighting spirit. Later, Jack advises his wound-up wife that the best way to get back at Victor is by living a happy life. At the hearing, Nikki is extolling Victor’s heroics to Judge Gates (Meredith’s father), when Phyllis barges in and demands to be heard. Phyllis rages about what Victor has done to her and why he should serve every day of his 10-year sentence.

Ratings for 6/27: 3.3

Michael Graziadei returns on 8/25 as Daniel Romalotti, Phyllis’s son.

Alicia Coppola is out as Meredith Gates.

*Hot Plots Preview* Jill’s Crafty Plan! At the Chancellor mansion, Billy confronts Cane about his purchase of Brash & Sassy. Jill shows up and confirms that it was her idea to purchase the cosmetics line. Jill then announces that she’s already decided who will be running the line. Cane and Billy are stunned when Jill reveals that they will both be in charge.

An act of revenge backfires on 7/25. Chelsea’s world spirals out of control on 7/26, while Nick and Victoria fight for their positions at Newman Enterprises. Phyllis is forced to defend her actions on 7/27. Mariah and Kevin get shocking news on 7/28. Victoria receives a tempting proposition on 7/29.

SOD 7/25/16

Devon Is Desperate To Save Hilary! As Hilary’s condition deteriorates, Devon is at her hospital bedside, trying to cheer her up. Despite their recent discord, Hilary shows a genuine appreciation for Devon’s support. However, the mood turns tense when Simon enters the room to check on Hilary. Devon curtly informs Dr. Neville that another specialist has been called and Simon’s services are no longer necessary. When Simon claims that the only way for him to save the patient is for him to continue with his treatment, Hilary accuses him of trying to finish her off. When Devon orders Simon to beat it, the physician stands his ground and refuses to leave. He passionately claims that he never meant to hurt Hilary and he’s been working tirelessly to fine-tune his treatment in order to restore her health. Hilary rages that he’s the reason for her current condition. Simon makes one more plea to help, but Devon refuses to let his wife be used as a human guinea pig and vows to save Hilary.

Ratings for 6/20: 3.3

*Hot Plots Preview* Chelsea Threatens Victor! When Chelsea shows up in Victor’s hospital room, he assumes she’s come about Adam. And he’s right. Chelsea grabs a scalpel and demands to know the whereabouts of the real pages of Sage’s diary. Victor is impressed by his daughter-in-law’s chutzpah. However, Victor is surprised when Chelsea reveals that she and Adam know about his female accomplice, then orders him to fix the damage he’s caused.

Adam’s life changes forever on 7/18, while Dylan encourages Victor to make a confession. Nikki calls on Paul for a big favor on 7/19. Victoria receives shocking news on 7/20. Cane makes a power move on 7/21. Victor fights for his freedom on 7/22, while Phyllis loses her cool.

*Cheating Hearts* Jack Discovers That Phyllis Has Been Lying To Him - But Will The Road Lead Him To Billy? Phyllis’s months-long affair with her brother-in-law, Billy, has taken an emotional toll on the redhead. The fact that Jack has been loving and patient with his wife hasn’t made it easier on Phyllis. Even now, when Phyllis has asked for a break from their marriage, Jack isn’t thinking the worst. But Jack finally gets a clue that something is amiss with Phyllis when his assistant brings him the monthly expense reports to sign off on. While scanning the entries, Jack notices that Phyllis’s use of the company jet for her recent trip to Canda (really, her weekend hook-up with Billy) isn’t listed. To get to the bottom of what he feels is simply a bookkeeping error, or perhaps a last-minute change to the flight plan, Jack calls the company pilot, who reports that Phyllis never used the jet on those days. As Jack mulls his recent discovery, Ashley enters and asks her brother if he and Phyllis have gotten their marriage back on track. When he doesn’t respond, Ashley asks what’s wrong. Jack, at last, vocalizes his first real suspicion about his wife. Jack then shows his sister the report that has no record of the flight that Phyllis supposedly took to Canada. Ashley also suggests an accounting error was made, but Jack informs her that he already talked to the pilot, who confirmed that Phyllis never took the trip. As Jack begins to stew, Ashley jokes that maybe his wife is cheating on him, but he isn’t laughing. When Ashley sees how upset her brother is, she assures Jack that Phyllis hasn’t been unfaithful. He’s far from appeased. Jack suddenly shakes it off, declaring how absurd it all sounds. He reiterates his trust in Phyllis, and Ashley urges Jack not to let his imagination run wild. However, doubt creep into Jack’s mind again when he wonders why Phyllis moved out. Ashley grabs Jack’s shoulders and instructs him to keep quiet. When Jack seems unsure about how to handle the situation, Ashley pushes him not to bring this up with Phyllis. Phyllis asks what he shouldn’t bring up as she enters the office. Will Jack speak up or heed his sister’s advice?

SOD 7/18/16

The Hunt For Victor’s Accomplice! Adam’s only chance to beat the trumped-up murder charges hinges on finding the mystery woman who’s been carrying out Victor’s nefarious orders. Chelsea has recruited Kevin and his hacking skills, but even he is having trouble uncovering the woman’s identity. Chelsea then suggests that Kevin try to find out why this person is colluding with Victor. Adam returns from visiting his father in prison and tells Kevin and Chelsea that Victor said the real pages that belong in Sage’s diary are still out there, which, if found, can prove the pages used in evidence are forgeries. Despite Victor’s seemingly helpful advice, Adam is still convinced that Dad is behind the set-up. Later at the coffeehouse, Kevin is checking security cameras around Genoa City on his laptop, but the mystery woman’s face is hidden in the footage he finds. Natalie shows up and Kevin explains that his target seems to know the location of every camera. Natalie offers to help, but isn’t she still a possible suspect? Dylan enters and asks Kevin to trace a call from an anonymous tip that someone phoned in to McAvoy about Adam’s case.

Ratings for 6/13: 3.1

Keith Szarabajka appears on 7/18 as Judge Walker!

*Hot Plots Preview* Hilary Collapses! Hilary’s health problems come to the fore after she promises Devon that she will be gunning for a sizable divorce settlement since she never signed a prenup. Devon decides to stop the divorce and realizes that he still loves his wife. Devon relays this development to Neil, who advises his son to do whatever makes him happy. But things take an alarming turn when an unsteady Hilary approaches them and asks for help. Hilary collapses and Devon catches her.

Nikki turns to Michael for a favor on 7/11. Billy spars with an old rival on 7/12, while Victoria pulls rank with Luca and Summer. Phyllis and Jack reach a crossroads in their marriage on 7/13. Sharon struggles to keep her secret on 7/14. Stitch opens up to Abby about their relationship on 7/15.

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