Four more years: The Young and the Restless is renewed through 2024

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2020 16:46:17

Fans don't have to fear about the future of their fictional friends in Genoa City. TV's top-rated soap opera, The Young and the Restless, has been renewed for a whopping four more years.

The Young and the Restless has been renewed for four more years. The renewal, which was announced by CBS and Sony Pictures Television, means that television's most-watched soap opera, will continue to air through at least the 2023-2024 broadcast season, it was announced today by CBS and Sony Pictures Television.

"Having the #1 show for any length of time in any daypart is a tremendous accomplishment," Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "But The Young and the Restless has been daytime's top drama for over three decades. The last time any other show was on top, Ronald Reagan was president, and the Berlin Wall was still standing. It's a remarkable achievement and a testament to the extraordinary cast, gifted writers, talented producers and supremely passionate fans, as well as our tremendous partnership with Sony Pictures Television."

"We are thrilled to continue the legacy of The Young and the Restless at CBS, as this renewal will take us to our 50th anniversary in 2023, and beyond," added Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, Sony Pictures Television. "The iconic characters created by William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell 47 years ago continue to captivate audiences in the U.S. and across the globe, and we look forward to building on the dynamic storylines featuring these beloved characters."

The Young and the Restless currently leads all other daytime dramas in total viewers (4.11 million) and in the Women 25-54 (1.0) and Women 18-49 (0.6) demographic groups.

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