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Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R), fiancťe of Darin Brooks (Wyatt, B&B; ex-Max, Days), who is set to appear on B&B as a publicist named Eva on August 8, has launched a beauty and lifestyle blog. The actress shares her favorite products, DIY projects, as well as photos of her and Brooks. Check it out at

Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R; ex-Annie, AMC) married Matt Katrosor on Saturday, July 26, 2014, and tweeted a photo of the beautiful ocean-front ceremony in CA: "Best. Day. Ever."​

Rosemary Murphy (ex-Lydia Summers) passed away at 89 on July 5, 2014, in New York City.

Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) and his wife Sheree welcomed a baby girl named Brooklyn Faith on July 7. They already have a daughter, Makena, 11, and a son, Jack, 8.

Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B) and Robert Adamson (Noah, Y&R) welcomed a baby girl, Aleda Seren Adamson, on Saturday, June 12, 2014.

The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony hosted by Kathy Griffin streamed live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel at beginning at 5:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, June 22, 2014. The nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday, May 1. The winners are in bold.

On Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented. Click here to see who won!

Y&R's publicist, Jimmy Freeman, has been promoted to Associate Producer!

Enjoy Lunch in LA or a Skype Session with Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R; ex-Annie, AMC) by bidding here until Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 3 p.m. ET, to benefit The Riedel & Cody Fund, a non-profit organization that gives money to people whose pets have cancer and cannot afford treatment.

B&B had a 10% gain in viewers during the current 2013-2014 season, taking its audience up to 3.89 million, while Y&R rose 8% to reach 5.24 million viewers.

Jeff Branson (Jonathan, AMC; ex-Ronan, Y&R; ex-Shayne, GL) and girlfriend Jaimie Foley announced the birth of their first child, son Van James in March 2014. You can see a pic of the happy family on Twitter by clicking here!

Get all the latest up-to-date cast news, comings and goings, on the Y&R Cast Page.

Sony Pictures Television and Shaw Media have reached an agreement that will extend the run of both "Days of our Lives" and "The Young and the Restless" on Global Television (a Shaw Media Network) through the 2015-2016 season.

We need more daytime recap/update writers, article writers, MS FrontPage and Web Expression users, graphics designers, and more, so please email us if you can help out!  More volunteers always needed!  Thanks!

The nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday, May 1. The award show will take place on Sunday, June 22 at the Beverly Hilton, with the Creative Arts categories being presented on Friday, June 20 at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Thus far, no television outlet is scheduled to broadcast the ceremony.

Kristoff St. John's (Neil) new documentary, "A Man Called God," won the 2014 Best American Feature Documentary at the AmDocs Festival in Palm Springs. It's the real life story of his family trapped in a cult, after his stepmother convinced his father, actor Christopher St. John, to travel to India and live in the ashram of Sai Baba when Kristoff was a young teenager.

"Soap Life," a documentary about the evolving face of daytime, was released on March 11, 2014 and is now available on iTunes for $12.99. Also, buy or rent at Amazon. For more info. and to view the trailer, visit

Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan, GH & PC; ex-Craig, ATWT) and Cady McClain (Kelly, Y&R; ex-Dixie, AMC; ex-Rosanna, ATWT) tied the knot on February 14, 2014, at a courthouse in Beverly Hills. They met playing love interests Craig and Rosanna on ATWT and became engaged in December 2012. For more details, click here.

Kristoff St. John (Neil) and Tatyana Ali (ex-Roxanne) won Outstanding Actor & Actress in a Drama Series at the 2014 NAACP Image Awards in February.

Y&R & B&B are returning for the 2014-2015 season on CBS. B&B will be celebrating its 27th anniversary in March, and averages nearly four million viewers. Y&R averages over five million viewers and received a multi-year pickup that will keep it on the air through the 2017 season!

Eileen Davidson (Ashley, Y&R & B&B; ex-Kristen, Days) is partnering with Evolution Vintage for charity by selling several of her own dresses that she previously wore on the red carpet, with most of the proceeds going to No Kid Hungry. To find out what's available for purchase, click here or go to Facebook and Twitter.

Read the latest on the Y&R scandal by Tommy Lightfoot Garrett!

TMZ is reporting that Michael Muhney (Adam) was fired for sexual harassment of Hunter King (Summer). Read our article!

Watch Josh Morrow (Nick) interviewing other Y&R cast members such as Amelia Heinle (Victoria), Peter Bergman (Jack), Kristoff St. John (Neil), & Jessica Collins (Avery) on his online talker "Soaps and Other Stuff."

Y&R petitions to bring back Michael Muhney (Adam) Petition #1  and Petition #2

Paul Walker, who played Brandon Collins on Y&R in 1992 and starred in the "Fast & Furious" movies, died in a fiery car crash in Valencia, California on Saturday, November 30, 2013. His friend Roger Rodas (from AE Performance "Always Evolving") was driving a $450,000 2005 red Porsche Carrera GT which crashed into a pole and tree and burst into flames 60 seconds later. Paul, 40, had a 15-year-old daughter named Meadow. Watch a few minutes of his performance on Y&R!

Enjoy the "I'm A Soap Star" comedic rap video starring Sean Kanan (AJ, GH; ex-Deacon, B&B & Y&R), Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge, B&B), Joshua Morrow (Nick, Y&R), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Kim Matula (Hope, B&B), and more.

"Days of Our Lives," "General Hospital," & "The Young and the Restless" were nominated for Artios Awards by the Casting Society of America. On Monday, November 18, 2013, Judy Blye Wilson won for her work on Y&R.

After 14 years on the air, SOAPnet will go dark on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 when Walt Disney Co. will no longer provide programming for the channel in favor of Disney Junior, a channel for toddlers. Click here for the full story.

Tammin Sursok (ex-Colleen, Y&R) and husband Sean McEwen welcomed a daughter named Phoenix Emmanuel, weighing almost 10 lbs., on October 8, 2013.

Corbin Bernsen (Father Todd, Y&R), the son of the late Jeanne Cooper (ex-Katherine), has paid tribute to his mother in a film he directed, wrote and stars in, "Beyond The Heavens." It is a family film that explores issues of faith, religion, and science inspired by his mother. Bernsen was able to show her the film before she died in May. She simply looked at him with a knowing smile on her face, and nodded, knowing that her work, her wisdom and her words, her lessons to a young son live on. The movie came out on DVD 10/25/13, which was also Cooper's birthday. To order your copy of "Beyond The Heavens" and see a trailer, go to:

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) writes a celebrity baby blog for People Magazine about her journey to have a daughter, Natalia Scout Lee, via a surrogate and raising her alone.

Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) wrote a song called "You Killed Romeo" with Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky, GH), which aired on the Monday, September 23 episode of Y&R and is available on iTunes on Tuesday, September 24. See the montage on YouTube.

As of September 12, 2013, Y&R's Head Writers are Jean Passanante & Shelly Altman, with Co-Head Writer Tracey Thomson.

Eva Marcille (ex-Tyra, Y&R) is expecting her first child in December with her significant other, songwriter Kevin McCall.

Y&R's head writer Josh Griffith has abruptly resigned from the show over creative differences. The show will not comment or confirm the exit, but word is that veteran soap writer Shelly Altman, a member of the current Y&R team, will move into the top position.

Watch full daily episodes of Y&R at and Global TV (for Canadian viewers only).

"Soap Life," a documentary about the evolving face of daytime, was completed in June, 2012. It will be released worldwide in March 2014. For more info. and to view the trailer, visit

Greg Rikaart (Kevin), who has never publicly discussed his personal life but has long been an advocate for LGBT rights, made a public statement in support of the Supreme Court's ruling on DOMA by posting a sweet snapshot with his beau, writer Robert Sudduth, on Twitter with this caption: Not getting married anytime soon, but celebrating #equality tonight nonetheless."

HLN (Headline News) presented the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16. Go to our Daytime news page to find out who won!

Diana DeGarmo (ex-Angelina) married Ace Young on Saturday, June 1, at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

Julia Pace Mitchell (Sofia) and her husband welcomed their first child, a boy named Stephen L. Hightower, III, in late May 2013.

Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm) was involved in a minor incident with the police.

Jeanne Cooper (Katherine) passed away on May 8, 2013 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. She'd been ill for the past few months and had been in the hospital several times. Her son, Corbin Bernsen (ex-Father Todd) let fans know about her on Twitter and Facebook.

At the Young Artist Awards on Sunday, May 5, Daniel Polo (ex-Jamie) received the award for Young Actor in a Daytime TV Series and Samantha Bailey (ex-Summer) earned hers for Young Actress in a Daytime TV Series.

Clementine Ford (ex-Mackenzie) married actor Cyrus Wilcox on April 6, 2013.

TVGN became the exclusive basic cable home for Y&R when it moved from SOAPnet, keeping the 7:00 p.m., ET/PT time slot on the same day it airs on CBS.

Y&R's two websites have joined forces. Fans going to the Sony-run website are automatically redirected to the Y&R page on

Sean Kanan (Deacon) and new wife Michele, who married in July, are expecting a baby this spring. He has a 11-year-old daughter, Simone, with ex Gladis Jimenez (ex-Carmen, B&B), and Michele has four children of her own (13-year-old twins Annie and Julie, 17-year-old Gigi, and 20-year-old Peter).

Bonnie Franklin (ex-Sister Celeste, Y&R), who starred in the series "One Day at a Time," passed away from pancreatic cancer on March 1, 2013. She was 69.

Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, Y&R; ex-Annie, AMC) is engaged to longtime beau Matt Katrosar.

Nominations for the 2013 Writers Guild Award for Best Daytime Drama included the writing teams of "Days of Our Lives," "One Life to Live," and "The Young and The Restless." On February 17, 2013, the award went to Y&R.

Kristoff St. John (Neil) won as Outstanding Actor and Tatyana Ali (Roxanne) was Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards on February 1, 2013.

CBS Daytime has renewed its entire daytime lineup, including B&B and Y&R for the 2013-2014 season.

GH's previous costume designer, Mary Ianelli, is now working at Y&R.

Choose from two different 2013 Vincent Irizarry (ex-David Wong) calendars at

Paul Rauch, executive producer of Another World, Guiding Light, One Life to Live, Y&R, Santa Barbara, and Texas, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2012.

Y&R marked its 24th consecutive year as the #1 daytime drama. The winning streak began the week of December 26, 1988.

Carolyn Conwell (ex-Mary) passed away in November 2012 at the age of 82. Doug Davidson, who played her son, Paul, posted this on his Facebook page 12/3: "As some of you might know, Carolyn Conwell (Mary Williams) passed. I attended her funeral yesterday and her two sons and daughter were in attendance. She was the finest actor I have ever known and such a giving soul. Her progeny are fabulous people. A credit to a life well lived. I truly can't say enough about her. I love her and miss her presence. God bless her and her family."

On October 30, 2012, Joshua Morrow (Nick, Y&R) and his wife Tobe welcomed their fourth child, a daughter, named Charlie Jo to join brothers Cooper, 10, Crew, 7 and Cash, 4.

Max Page (Reed) was honored with a Special Award from the American Advertising Federation on November 13, 2012 in New York City in recognition of his charitable works on behalf of Children's Hospitals.

Michael Muhney (Adam) and his wife, Jaime, welcomed their third child, Truman, on November 4, 2012. He joins siblings Ella and Dylan.

Victoria Rowell, who played Y&R's Drucilla from 1990-2000 and then again from 2002-07, claims on Twitter she will not be returning in the near future, because of her past criticism of unfair minority hiring practices on the show, resulting in "blackballing and bullying."

John Driscoll (ex-Chance, Y&R; ex-Coop, GL), has joined the military, and is in training for 52 weeks while also planning his wedding to Beth Nelson.

Greg Rikaart (Kevin) wrote this article about the Chik-Fil-A controversy after Melissa Reeves (Jenn, Days of Our Lives) tweeted her support of the fast food chain on Twitter.

Jill Farren Phelps has been named Executive Producer of Y&R.

Josh Griffiths is the new Head Writer, replacing Maria Arena Bell, who was not given a reason for her firing by CBS or Sony.

Congratulations to "The Young and The Restless" for winning a Daytime Emmy Award on June 23, 2012 for Outstanding Supporting Actress Christel Khalil as Lily Winters.

The winners of the 43rd NAACP Image Awards were announced during a live telecast on NBC on Friday, February 17, 2012: Emerson Brooks (Erica's captor, Ben, AMC) and Tatyana Ali (Roxanne, Y&R).

Y&R hired All My Children's Daytime Emmy-winning casting director Judy Blye Wilson.

Scoops and Spoilers by Mandy and Suzanne

SOD 8/4/14

Fallout From Stitchís Confession! After Billy forced Stitch to admit that he was responsible for his own fatherís death, a distraught Victoria fled the GCAC, leaving Stitch to deal with the emotional fallout. Victoria returns home, where Stitch soon shows up and begs for a chance to explain everything, but she refuses to hear him out. Stitch heads to the coffeehouse, where he fills in Dylan about his past. Meanwhile, a concerned Billy searches for Victoria. Billy tracks down Victoria at the hospital, where she is conferring with a doctor.

Ratings for 6/30: 3.2

J. Paul Boehmer appears on 7/29 as Dr. Cutler, who Victor meets with about helping Phyllis.

Scott Elrod debuts in October as Joe Clark, Averyís ex-husband.

Karina Logue appears on 8/14 as Helen Copeland, Mariahís mother.

Robert Gant wraps up his run as David Sherman on 8/4.

*Hot Plots Preview* Roadblock For Victor! While Victor is on the phone making arrangements for Phyllis, Nikki enters and overhears some of her husbandís conversation. Luckily for Victor, his wife misinterprets the exchange. Nikki says itís not the right time for a getaway and Victor agrees. Later, he meets with Dr. Cutler, who shares that Phyllis is an excellent candidate for his drug trial, but he insists on getting the approval of Phyllisís family.

Emotions run high between Devon and Hilary on 7/28. Nikki warns Austin about hurting Summer on 7/29. Lily plays matchmaker for Abby and Devon on 7/30, while the claws come out between Mariah and Summer. Jill tries to be the voice of reason with Billy on 7/31, while Kevin ends up in hot water with Detective Harding. Chelsea and Billy try to define their relationship on 8/1, while Jack plans to say good-bye to Phyllis.

Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!

SOD 7/28/14

Stitch Is Busted! At the hospital, Stitch panics when Barton approaches and reveals that heís been hearing interesting rumors about Dr. Rayburn. Barton wants to know if Stitch is all the great things that his supervisor has said about him. If so, Barton would like to offer Stitch the job of chief resident. Stitch visits Victoria, who has just returned from a visit with Reed. She informs him that a pre-natal paternity test will be performed the next day. Victoria is adamant that no matter what the results are, she and Billy arenít getting back together. To prove her point, Victoria wants to get rid of all the pictures she has of her husband, but Stitch points out that Billy is still Johnnyís father. Theyíre interrupted by a call from Kelly, who tells her brother that she blabbed everything about him to Jack. Stitch dashes out to meet up with Kelly. The next day, Stitch calls Victoria and offers to escort her to the paternity test, but she declines. Before Victoria leaves for her appointment, Billy shows up to acknowledge that it wonít be long until they know who the father of her baby is. Billy reels when Victoria tells him that Stitch will be with her. After Billy stalks away, Victoria calls Stitch and asks him to go with her to the test, but first she wants to have lunch. Meanwhile, Billy stumbles upon the information that Chelsea and Kevin have uncovered about the doc. Billy decides to force Stitch to reveal the truth about his past to Victoria. Billy confronts his rival at the GCAC, where heís lunching with Victoria. Stitch has no choice but to tell all.

Ratings for 6/23: 3.3

*Hot Plots Preview* Trouble For Austin And Summer! Summer is invited to the Abbott mansion for a family dinner and wants her husband to join her, but Austin is not sure that itís a good idea. In fact, he wonders if his presence is even requested. Summer concedes that Austin wonít fit in right away, but says relations will improve by the time they have their first baby. They arrive chez Abbott, where Austin immediately feels the tension.

Abby and Traciís plans for an Abbott family dinner hit a snag on 7/22. Kevin ignores Michaelís advice on 7/23, while tensions rise between Christine and Paul. Summer visits Phyllis on 7/24. Devon pushes Hilary to admit how she really feels on 7/25.

*Trial And Error* Two Very Different Legal Maneuvers Could Alter Many Lives In Genoa City! Nikkiís Worst Nightmare Comes True! The trial for Ianís lawsuit against Nikki for emotional distress is set to start this week, despite her efforts to settle quietly with Ward. Now pushed into a corner, Nikki has decided to fight fire with fire by using her very personal diary that she kept while she was a member of Ianís commune. Michael asks his client if sheís sure she wants to use her diary in a public forum. Later, Nikki warns Dylan that some very unpleasant details about her past will emerge during the trial. Dylan remains supportive. Meanwhile, Christine arrives at the police station to find an agitated Paul, who has just talked to a tabloid journalist. Christine insists that her husband stop putting Nikki ahead of his own health and recovery. Paul assures her that he can handle being a character witness for Nikki, but Christine isnít so sure. Paul reminds his wife that Nikki didnít intentionally deceive him about Dylan being his son. Nevertheless, Paul agrees not to testify. Instead, Paul opts to be present in the courtroom as a silent observer, and Christine insists on accompanying him. Just before the trial begins, Dylan and Nikki are surprised and touched by Paulís arrival. Before the trial kicks off, Michael and Ianís lawyer, David Sherman, whose father, Mitchell Sherman, was the Chancellor legal rep for decades, meet with the judge. While the attorneys confer with the judge, Paul comforts Nikki, which doesnít make Christine happy. Expect fireworks as Nikkiís worst nightmare comes true when she is forced to defend herself against Ianís attack. Victorís Secret Mission To Save Phyllis! Victor is more determined than ever to ensure that Phyllis wakes up from her coma, but his motives arenít purely altruistic. Victor hopes that Phyllis can expose Sharonís dangerous secret. Armed with new medical information, Victor decides to visit Phyllisís physician without his family or Jack knowing. Victor arrives at the clinic where an unconscious Phyllis is housed and meets with her doctor, who offers an update on the patient. Victor explains to Dr. Burnett that heís been in communication with Dr. Cutler in Switzerland about a new experimental drug trial that may help Phyllis. Certain that another space in Cutlerís trial will open up, Victor requests a copy of Phyllisís records. When Dr. Burnett states that he must first call Phyllisís family, Victor insists that they remain out of the loop. Victor makes an offer Hoffman canít refuse: A large endowment to the clinic - if things are done his way. An obedient Dr. Burnett exits to contact Dr. Cutler, and Victor takes Phyllisís hand to assure her that if all goes well, sheíll be home soon.

SOD 7/21/14

Will Nikki Fall Off The Wagon? Nikkiís bid to settle out of court with Ian regarding his frivolous emotional distress lawsuit is turned down, leaving Nikki in a tough spot. Unfortunately for Nikki, Ian is prepared to fight dirty. A rattled Nikki shows up at Newman-Chancellor, where she catches sight of a decanter of alcohol in the boardroom. Although greatly tempted to drink, Nikki is able to walk away, but she still feels vulnerable. To clear her head, Nikki goes to Chancellor Park. After working through her troubling thoughts, Nikki feels more capable of fighting Ian.

Ratings for 6/16: 3.3

Dar Dixon appears on 7/22 as Dr. Burnett, the doctor treating a comatose Phyllis.

*Hot Plots Preview* Devon Plans To Leave Town! Unable to cope with the Hilary situation, Devon decides to leave Genoa City. Meanwhile, it appears Lily has her own agenda where her stepmother is concerned when she offers to pick up Hilaryís dry cleaning. Lily returns and announces that Hilaryís clothes were lost. Devon heads out to help Hilary search for the items, and sparks fly when theyíre alone. Devon reveals that heís moving away for good.

Summerís big day hits a snag on 7/14. Victor stops at nothing to get answers about Sharon on 7/16. Traci returns to Genoa City with upsetting news on 7/17. The mystery man watches from afar as things heat up between Chelsea and Billy on 7/18.

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