Daytime's number one drama, The Young and the Restless, is approaching its 11,000th episode, and in celebration of the impressive event, the CBS series has released a brand-new cast photo.
Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development, CBS Entertainment and CBS Television, took to Twitter to share the gorgeous snap that commemorates yet another special moment in the soap's history. She used the hashtag #YR11K for the photo that features:
Hunter King (Summer Newman), Miles Gaston Villaneuva (Luca Santori), Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman), Sean Carrigan (Stitch Rayburn), Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis), Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman), Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott), Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott), Gina Tognoni (Phyllis Summers), Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), Steve Burton (Dylan McAvoy), Sharon Case (Sharon Newman), Joshua Morrow (Nick Newman), Justin Hartley (Adam Newman), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman), Jess Walton (Jill Abbott), Tristan Rogers (Colin Atkinson), Christel Khalil (Lily Winters), Daniel Goddard (Cane Ashby), Robert Adamson (Noah Newman), Sofia Pernas (Marisa Sierras), Michael E. Knight (Simon Neville), Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott), Tracey Bregman (Lauren Fenmore), Christian Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin), Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), Lauralee Bell (Christine Blair), Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), Camryn Grimes (Cassie Newman), Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher), Mara McCaffray (Natalie), Catherine Bach (Anita Lawson), and Kate Linder (Esther Valentine).
Y&R's 11,000th episode will air on Thursday, September 1.
Elsewhere in the soaposphere, Days of our Lives marked its 13,000th episode. For more on that and a preview of what's ahead, head over here.
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