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Bid on a Set Tour of "The Young and the Restless" & Lunch with Eric Braeden
for two in Los Angeles until Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 3 p.m. ET.
Visit the "Young and the Restless" Set in LA & Have Lunch with Greg Rikaart
(Kevin). Bid until Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 3:08 p.m. ET.
Bid on a visit for two to the closed set of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in
LA until Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. ET.
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 will begin 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" Bastůn 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, Amťlie 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.
Scoops and Spoilers
Hilary Is Fired!
Being your wifeís boss is a tough job, which Devon learns firsthand when heís
forced to fire Hilary from GC BUZZ. Hilaryís pink slip is set in motion when she
edits Dylanís interview to make it as salacious as possible. She deletes his
quotes supporting Sharon and discussing her difficulties with bipolar disorder,
as well as his praise about how far sheís come. Devon walks in on Mariah railing
at Hilary for twisting the entire interview and refusing to put Dylanís deleted
quotes back in. Later, Hilary scrolls through her phone, reading the social
media praise for her latest episode. Devon points out that the audience never
saw Dylanís original interview, so they donít know that they were manipulated.
Hilary calls out Devon on his hypocrisy, noting that Mariah was just as guilty
of manipulation by trying to sway the audience in Dylanís favor. And there was
no way she was going to let that traitor use her again. A furious Devon orders
his wife to cut out any hint of scandal in the next episode of GC BUZZ. When
Hilary balks, refusing to decimate her show, Devon announces that itís not her
show anymore and fires her.
The Verdict Is In!
A crisis with Christian gives Sharon and Dylan hope in their quest to gain
visitation rights to the little boy and leaves Nick in fear of losing his son.
The child is hospitalized after wheezing and breaking out in a rash when he eats
strawberries, a food heís highly allergic to. Nick is frustrated because he
wasnít told about the allergy. However, Nick quickly realizes that the blame for
what happened lies on him, too, because he never got the information. Faith
persuades Nick to let Sharon and Dylan see Christian. Despite the restraining
order Nick filed against them, he relents, and the group shares a nice moment
comforting the child they all love. Unfortunately, it doesnít last long, because
Nick ends up seeing Dylanís GC BUZZ interview about Christian. Christian is soon
given a clean bill of health, and Nick is grateful to move on. Michael alerts
Dylan and Sharon that all of this could work in their favor. Nick didnít ask the
right questions regarding his son and isnít doing a good job of parenting. If
they want to play that up, it could help their case. While Dylan and Sharon mull
things over, Nickís made aware of the situation by Leslie and Victor. As Nick
awaits the judgeís decision, heís scared. The group is then summoned to the
courthouse, where the judge renders a verdict.
Victor reflects on his past. Victoria loses control. Devon pulls out all the stops for Hilary. Phyllis turns over a new leaf.
*Ratings for 11/7: 3.2
Margarita Franco returns on 12/7 as Mrs. Martinez, the Abbott housekeeper.
Tristan Rogers is back as Colin Atkinson!
*Hot Plots Preview - Lauren Has A Secret*
Black Friday sales figures at Fenmoreís arenít what Lauren was hoping for,
but she downplays it to Michael because she is confident the situation will
improve. Besides, itís a special weekend for the couple. Michael rents a suite
at GCAC, but senses Lauren is still distracted. He reminds her that marriage is
about sharing everything, for better or worse.
Traci and Billy have a tree-trimming party. Cane undergoes physical therapy. Chelsea lets off some steam.
Chloe plays games with Kevin on 12/5. Travis crosses the line with Victoria
on 12/6. Traciís plan to reunite her siblings backfires on 12/7. Jack is
determined to punish Billy on 12/8. Dylan second-guesses himself on 12/9.
Dylan And Sharon vs. Nick In Court!
Nick and Dylan prepare to do battle at Christian's visitation hearing. Dylan
is convinced that he and Sharon are doing the right thing and hopes to let a
judge decide. When Dylan informs Sharon that Michael is stopping by, she freaks,
thinking Christine has changed her mind and is about to press charges against
her. Dylan reassures his wife that it's not happening. He just wants to talk to
Michael about representing them in a civil action to pursue visitation rights.
Michael arrives and warns the couple that it's one thing to sue for visitation,
but going up against Nick means taking on Victor, too. When Sharon is called
away on business, Michael takes the opportunity to get real with Dylan. Michael
tells him his chances for visitation would be better if Sharon wasn't part of
* Early Editions *
Lauren keeps a secret from Michael. Traci is determined to reunite her siblings. Victor smells trouble. Chelsea puts Sharon on notice.
* Ratings for 10/31: 3.4
Janzy Paraiso appears on 11/30 as Leah.
Karishma Ahluwalla appears on 12/1 as Louise.
* Hot Plots Preview - Will Billy Spill The Beans? *
Victoria and Travis's engagement weighs heavily on Billy, who starts second
guessing his decision to keep quiet about Travis sleeping with Michelle. Jill
suspects something is amiss when she meets with Billy after interviewing Travis
for Brash & Sassy. When Billy tries to evade the subject of Travis, Jill becomes
suspicious. Billy takes his mother's words to heart and realizes what needs to
* 1st Look *
Leslie stands by Nick in court. Lily helps Cane get ready for work.
Victor knocks Travis down a notch on 11/28. Nick prepares for battle on
11/29. Nikki and Victor have a difference of opinion over family ties on 11/30.
Neil urges Jack to make a change in his life on 12/1, while Phyllis is hopeful
about the future. An emergency with Christian changes everything on 12/2.
Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea) is featured in the Take Five interview this
Billy Tries to Make Amends With Jack!
Thanksgiving paves the way for Billy to try to make peace with his estranged
brother, Jack. And Phyllis, of all people, is the one who sets the whole thing
in motion when she and Billy end up side by side doling out food to the homeless
at Crimson Lights. The pair starts chatting about their holiday plans, and Billy
assumes Phyllis will be meeting up with Summer. Phyllis explains that her
daughter will be dividing her time between the Abbotts and the Newmans, while
she doesn't belong at either gathering. Phyllis then asks what Billy will be up
to and wonders about Jack, concerned that her ex will be spending the day alone,
since Ashley and Traci canceled their plans with him. Phyllis suggests that
Billy go to the cabin to try to mend fences with Jack. Billy doesn't see the
point, but takes Phyllis's suggestion to heart. Billy gets a takeout bag filled
with turkey and all the trimmings, heads up to the cabin, and rings the
doorbell. Jack opens the door, surprised to find his estranged brother standing
Dylan will stop at nothing to stay in Sully's life. Chloe makes a huge mistake. Jill can't shake her suspicions about Travis.
Hilary relishes her position of power at GC Buzz. Victor forces Nikki to choose sides.
Ratings for 10/24: 3.4
Judith Chapman returns on 12/21 as Gloria Bardwell.
Erika Girardi appears on 12/15 as Farrah Dubose.
Aileen Quinn appears on 12/23 as a Christmas caroler.
Dax Randall appears on 11/22 as Moses Winters, Neil's son.
*Hot Plots Preview - Travis Proposes To Victoria*
Travis drops to one knee and proposes to Victoria, stunning both her and
Billy, who is watching from afar. Travis feels it's time to take the next step
in their relationship, but Victoria isn't quite so sure. And, of course,
Victoria doesn't know what's really prompting Travis's sudden proposal: the fact
that he cheated on her with his ex, Michelle.
Nick channels his inner pilgrim.
Abby and Jack spring into action.
Sharon confronts Chelsea about her feelings for Nick on 11/21, while Devon
faces an ethical dilemma. Hilary shows her true colors on 11/22. The residents
of Genoa City put their differences aside to celebrate Thanksgiving on 11/23.
Dylan Makes A Shocking Move That Pushes Sharon To Her Breaking Point!
Faith decides she wants to live with Nick and confesses to Dylan that she
doesn't want to be around Sharon right now. Dylan supports the little girl's
decision and takes Faith to her father's. Sharon panics when she discovers Faith
has already moved and sees it as the ultimate betrayal from Dylan that he
supported Faith's decision to go. After an argument with his wife, Dylan heads
to the station and stays all night. When he returns the next morning, Dylan
finds his wife eager to make amends. Sharon apologizes for kicking him out of
the house, acknowledging that it's been just as painful for him as it's been for
her to say goodbye to Christian and have Faith decide to live with Nick. She
can't bear to lose Dylan, too, and begs for forgiveness. Dylan responds by
pulling Sharon into an embrace. The couple's warm moment is interrupted when
Nikki arrives at the door. Needless to say, the tension between Dylan's mom and
his wife is thick. Nikki mentions how hard this holiday will be on Dylan and
suggests he join the family for dinner at the Newman ranch, noting that Nick
will be there with Christian. Sharon immediately realizes that the invitation
doesn't include her, which Nikki confirms. An angry Sharon blasts Nikki for
asking Dylan to choose his mother over his wife and storms off. Meanwhile, Nikki
is appalled by Sharon's behavior, trying to make her out to be the villain when
Sharon's the one who betrayed her son. Dylan respectfully declines Nikki's
invitation, noting that it would be awkward and tense with Nick and Christian
there. After Nikki leaves, Sharon reappears and admits she shouldn't have gone
off like that. Nikki just got under her skin, stirring things up just as she and
Dylan were making up. She was hoping they could spend Thanksgiving together. To
Sharon's surprise, Dylan agrees to do exactly that, and the pair heads over to
Chelsea's penthouse to spend the day with Chloe, Mariah and some friends. As
fate would have it, Nick arrives at the penthouse with Christian to pick up
Chelsea, who agreed to have Thanksgiving with him and his family at the Newman
ranch. The trio are about to make their exit, when they open the door to find
Sharon and Dylan standing there. Dylan and Sharon want to savor the moment of
accidentally running into the little boy they raised from birth, but Nick won't
allow it. Nick proceeds to walk out the door without giving Dylan or Sharon so
much as a minute with the little boy, stunning both of them. Nick and
Christian's abrupt exit leaves Sharon and Dylan overwhelmed. Dylan isn't going
to stand for it and it prompts him to make a shocking decision.
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