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The Young and the Restless-related news from 2007

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January 2007
Y&R goes off the air -- in Australia
Daytime drama series are an increasingly endangered species. With the announcement of Passions' cancellation last week still looming large, Australian soap fans are about to get their own dose of bad news. The top-rated American soap, The Young and the Restless, is about to end its 30-plus-year run on Australian television.
Eileen Davidson
February 2007
Davidson goes from Restless to Beautiful
For most people, being fired from a job brings with it a whole host of lifestyle changes. That will not be the case for one daytime star. Despite being fired from The Young and the Restless late last year, Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott) will still be reporting to CBS's Los Angeles studios and she will still find herself being called "Ashley" on a daily basis.
Victoria Rowell
February 2007
Rowell asks to be released From Y&R
Though the actress is in the midst of a front burner storyline, Soap Central has learned that Victoria Rowell (Drucilla Winters) will exit The Young and the Restless this spring.
Brenda Dickson
February 2007
Former Y&R actress jailed in Hawaii
As Jill Abbott on CBS's The Young and the Restless, actress Brenda Dickson earned a People's Choice Award for Best Villainess. But her refusal to leave an upscale apartment in Los Angeles has earned Dickson another honor that she might not want listed on her resume - a jail cell.
Marisa Ramirez
March 2007
Ramirez returns as a Carmen look-alike
Though Carmen was killed, someone that looks just like her has been skulking about Genoa City and driving Drucilla crazy. Marisa Ramirez returned to Y&R last month, but her latest role is not a ghost or an evil twin.
Joshua Morrow
March 2007
To Morrow more tomorrows with Y&R
Not all casting news is about folks coming and going. Sometimes there are stories about performers staying put. Fans of Joshua Morrow will be pleased to know that the Emmy-nominated performer has signed a new long-term contract with The Young and the Restless.
Billy Warlock
April 2007
DAYS, GH vet Billy Warlock joins Y&R
After two recent high profile dismissals from daytime, Billy Warlock is once again headed back to give soaps another shot. But this time around Warlock is doing something that he hasn't done in nearly 21 years: he is getting ready to head into uncharted waters.
Adrienne Leon
June 2007
Adrienne Leon surprised by Y&R firing
Emmy-nominated Adrienne Leon has been let go from The Young and the Restless. The actress, who previously appeared on General Hospital, has already taped her final scenes. It is unclear at this time if the role will be recast.
June 2007
CBS soaps go online
In a major online development, CBC has announced that it will begin broadcasting its entire daytime lineup via its corporate web site, CBS.com. The move will allow fans of its daytime lineup to watch episodes of The Young and the Restless, As the World Turns and Guiding Light from the comfort of their own personal computer.
Eric Braeden
July 2007
Eric Braeden earns Hollywood star
Emmy winner Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) has another received another honor. On Friday, July 20th, the star of The Young and the Restless received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Heather Tom
August 2007
Heather Tom is latest Y&R star to join B&B
Nine-time Daytime Emmy nominee Heather Tom will join the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful next month. Tom, known for roles on The Young and the Restless and One Life to Live, has already started taping at B&B. The actress earned Emmy wins in 1993 and 1997.
Edward J. Scott
August 2007
DAYS taps former Y&Rers for co-EP and casting director
As Days of our Lives struggles to find its footing, the NBC soap announced today that it has made some behind-the-scenes changes. The show has appointed a new co-executive producer and tapped a new casting director and both newcomers -- Edward J. Scott and Marnie Saitta, respectively - most recently served on the top-rated CBS soap The Young and the Restless.
Nia Peeples
September 2007
No "Dancing" for Peeples
An All My Children star has joined the roster for the latest round of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Several other celebs with daytime ties -- including Y&R's Nia Peeples -- were expected to be dancing it up too -- but it was all part of an Internet ruse.
September 2007
Michael Evans, Y&R's Douglas, dead at 87
Michael Evans, who appeared for over a decade as Y&R's Col. Douglas Austin, has died. The veteran of film, screen and stage appeared opposite Harry Belafonte and Audrey Hepburn during his spectacular 40-plus-year career.
Enrique Iglesias
November 2007
Enrique Iglesias to perform on Y&R
Grammy winner Enrique Iglesias will appear on The Young and the Restless later this month. The singer will perform his latest single from his hit album Insomniac. This will mark the actor's first appearance on a U.S. soap opera.
Billy Warlock
November 2007
Warlock returns briefly to Y&R
Billy Warlock (Ben Hollander) returns to The Young and the Restless this week for a brief guest appearance. Warlock appeared previously on Y&R from May to August 2007.
Lynn Marie Latham
December 2007
Y&R writers deny crossing the picket lines
The Young and the Restless has been number one in the ratings for as long as anyone can remember, but the show has now taken another top spot: It is the main battleground in a war of words between striking Writers Guild of America members and a trade publication that claims the show's writers are crossing the picket lines to continue working on the top-rated CBS soap.
Eileen Davidson
December 2007
Davidson returns to Genoa City
Ashley Abbott returns to Genoa City this week for the first time in a year. The short-term visit does not, however, mean that actress Eileen Davidson is done at The Bold and the Beautiful.

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