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Terrell Tilford (Barton, Y&R; ex-Greg, OLTL; ex-David, GL) and wife Victoria Platt
(ex-Vicky, GL) welcomed their first child, a daughter named Marley, on
Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Listen to the 8/7/14
Soap Nation Live with Michael Fairman and guest co-host Kimberly McCullough (Robin, GH)
as they were joined by guests Finola
Hughes (Anna, GH & GH: Night Shift; ex-Alex, AMC; ex-Helena, Sunset Beach),
Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma), Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R; ex-Kelly, OLTL;
ex-Dinah, GL), Galen Gering (Rafe, Days), & Minae Noji (ex-Kelly, GH & GH: Night
Shift) plus a moving special message and interview by Michael Sutton (ex-Stone).
Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R), fiancée 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.
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
www.daytimeemmys.net 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
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
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.
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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
"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
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
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
Peter Bergman (Jack),
Kristoff St. John
(Neil), & Jessica
Collins (Avery) on his online talker "Soaps and Other
Y&R petitions to bring back Michael Muhney (Adam)
Petition #1 and
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 (
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.
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
(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
with this caption: Not getting married anytime soon, but celebrating #equality
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
theyoungandtherestless.com 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
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
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,
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,
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
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
Sharon To Mariah: I Am Your Mother! Ian makes a drugged-up Mariah his
bride, but escapes before Sharon, Nick and Harding are able to track him down. A
relieved Sharon takes Mariah in her arms for the first time since discovering
they’re related. Nick is unaware of Mariah’s seduction scheme. Mariah, who is
still groggy, reveals to Nick and Sharon that Ian forced her to marry him. When
Sharon insists they will make it like it never happened, Mariah can’t help but
wonder why Sharon is being so friendly to her. Though Harding wants to question
the young woman, Nick insists on taking her to the hospital. Mariah clings to
Nick and thanks him for taking care of her. The big conversation takes place at
the hospital, in Mariah’s room. The family reunion may not yield the results
Sharon is hoping for, however.
Ratings for 8/4: 3.2
Justin Hartley has been cast as Adam Newman. Hartley replaces Michael
Muhney in the role.
*Hot Plots Preview* Ian Surprises Nikki! After getting hitched to
Mariah, Ian tracks down Nikki, who is understandably rattled to find him in her
home with a syringe in his hand. Dylan calls, and Ian instructs Nikki to answer
the phone. During their brief chat, Nikki is able to tip off Dylan that
something is amiss. Dylan beelines for Paul. Back at the ranch, Ian is about to
put the syringe into Nikki’s arm.
Kelly and Jack take a big step in their relationship on 9/2. Lauren and
Michael’s marriage hits a bump in the road on 9/3. Victor tries to get answers
from Phyllis about Sharon on 9/4, while Ashley has an interesting proposition
for Stitch. Also, Nick fights to keep his family together.
*Fall Preview* Mariah will shake up the family dynamic for Sharon and
Nick, but she will also be wreaking havoc for some people her age. Phyllis’s
return may not be welcomed by Kelly. Problems at home and tensions with Victor
heighten as he takes drastic measures to find out the truth about Sharon. Nikki
starts to act recklessly, aided and abetted by a new friend. Nikki and Paul will
get closer. One person in particular becomes the focus of the mystery
surrounding Ian’s disappearance, while plenty of people have their reasons for
wanting him to stay gone. Victoria tries to hold fast to her resolve to hold
both potential fathers at bay and protect herself and the baby. But she can’t
ignore the sparks coming off Billy and Chelsea, nor can she easily turn her back
on Stitch. Summer will try to focus on her marriage while learning new things
about her husband, Austin. However, events beyond Summer’s control will
seriously impact her life and marital situation. Ashley returns with a bold
agenda to shake up business, but someone may be shaken up in the process.
Avery’s ex-husband, Joe, stirs things up for her and Dylan, but others may catch
his eye. Lauren and Michael will face a new challenge that tests their love.
Hilary and Devon heat up despite their best intentions.
Nikki Falls Off The Wagon! With the one-year anniversary of Katherine’s
death coming up this week, Nikki is about to reach her breaking point, but
refuses to let anyone know just how badly she’s been battling her demons and the
urge to drink. Victor senses that something is going on with his wife, but when
he asks her about it, Nikki shrugs him off. It doesn’t help when Paul arrives at
the ranch and reports that the police are searching for Ian following his sudden
disappearance. Victor predicts that they will soon hear from Ward, adding that
this may have been what Ian meant when he mentioned having more vital
information about the Newmans. Victor accompanies Nikki to the coffeehouse,
where she fills in Dylan. A concerned Dylan asks Nikki how she is holding up.
Before heading to Chancellor Park, Victor and Nikki return to the ranch, but
when he leaves to talk to his security people, she falls apart. Nikki then pours
herself a shot of vodka, but this time her resolve to stay sober is gone.
Jill Remembers Katherine! This week, friends and loved ones gather to
mark the one-year anniversary of Katherine’s death, which finds Jill especially
emotional. The party, which Jill planned per Kay’s request, is interrupted by
Murphy, who is also following his late wife’s directive. Before the day is out,
Jill is able to get a handle on her feelings.
Ratings for 7/28: 3.2
Tricia Cast returns on 8/27 as Nina Webster, when she attends
Katherine’s memorial service.
Eileen Davidson returns on 9/3 as Ashley Abbott.
Michael Fairman returns on 8/26 and 8/27 as Patrick Murphy.
*Hot Plots Preview* Neil’s Menu For Disaster! Before showing up for
dinner at Neil’s apartment, Hilary informs Devon that they have to let go of
this thing between them. Meanwhile, Kelly and Jack arrive at Neil’s place and
they’re devastated to learn that he is blind. Devon and Hilary appear in time to
hear Neil tell Jack that his other senses have heightened and he can almost hear
what people are thinking. Hearing that causes Devon and Hilary to worry, but
they’re even more concerned when Neil announces that he will be attending
Sharon and Nick race to save Mariah on 8/25. Jill suspects that Michael
is having an affair on 8/28, while Avery unexpectedly hears from her ex-husband
Joe. Phyllis opens her eyes on 8/29.
Jack and Summer are inside the courtroom, waiting for Austin's trial to begin.
Outside, Victor finishes a phone call with Dr. Cutler. Jack hears the end of the
call and misinterprets it, and they get into an argument. Summer comes out and
stops them from fighting again. Victor pretends to support Summer and Austin,
which makes Jack even more suspicious. Victor still needs to get a signature in
order to approve of Phyllis' treatment. He offers to let Summer have part of her
trust fund to pay for Austin's legal fees.
Ratings, week of 7/21: 3.3
Nathan Anderson plays Brian Lynch, a new social worker assigned to help Neil
deal with his new medical situation starting 8/18.
Meredith Baxter plays Nikki's new drinking buddy, Maureen, starting 9/8. She'll
interact with other characters as well.
Helen, Mariah's mother, leaves town.
Another former GH star has met with Y&R casting directors about a role.
Billy and Chelsea share a warm moment in the park about Connor and almost kiss.
Victoria sees them, and it becomes clear to Chelsea that they still love each
other. She tells Billy later that she's leaving town, which disappoints him.
8/18 Stitch feels the brunt of Abby's anger. 8/19 Vicky waits to find out
important news about the baby. 8/20 Avery is questioned by Dylan. 8/21 After
Jack's offer, Kelly considers it strongly. 8/22 Something shocking happens to
Nick is investigating Mariah and her mom, trying to find out all about her
past. He records a conversation between her and Ian. Meanwhile, Mariah is
disappointed to learn that Nick and Sharon might remarry. Sharon is very
shocked and hurt when Mariah shows up in a skimpy negligee, thinking it's Nick
home and not Sharon. They exchange very harsh words, and then Sharon tells
Victor what happened.
Hilary feels very guilty about Neil's blindness, even though Devon tries to
reassure her that it's not her fault. Neil is in denial and refuses to accept
his situation when a social worker, Brian, tries to help him get used to being
blind. Brian helps Neil get his voice mail, so he hears Hilary's urgent message
about how they need to talk, which concerns him. Neil asks her about the voice
mail, and she's about to confess when Devon comes in and covers, so she decides
not to confess.
Heather Tom (ex-Victoria) is featured in a pictorial.
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