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January 4, 2021
The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful are preparing for a fun crossover event in which Y&R's Summer Newman (Hunter King) heads to L.A. to get the scoop on Sally (Courtney Hope), while B&B's Wyatt (Darin Brooks) and Flo (Katrina Bowden) head to Genoa City.
January 4, 2021
As great as it would be if The Young and the Restless alum Daniel Goddard (ex-Cane Ashby) joined Days of our Lives, it turns out that the "news" that he's been cast as E.J. DiMera stemmed from a big misunderstanding.
January 5, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Jordi Vilasuso (Rey Rosales) opens up about his character's marriage to Sharon (Sharon Case), who comes with a whole lotta baggage in the form of Genoa City exes.
January 5, 2021
Passions' alum Dana Sparks (ex-Grace Bennett/Faith Standish) has joined The Young and the Restless in a new role connected to Chelsea's (Melissa Claire Egan) medical storyline.
January 6, 2021
The Young and the Restless is kicking of 2021 with the return of Judith Chapman in the role of Kevin (Greg Rikaart) and Michael's (Christian LeBlanc) mom, Gloria Fisher.
January 6, 2021
Daytime veteran Eva LaRue (Celeste Rosales, The Young and the Restless; ex-Maria Santos, All My Children) reveals that she and her daughter, Kaya, are currently recovering from coronavirus.
January 6, 2021
All My Children alums Jacob Young (ex-J.R. Chandler) and Eva LaRue (ex-Maria Santos) discuss the primetime revival of the ABC soap opera, a secret project for which they recently reunited, and more on Young's podcast, Real Conversations with Jacob Young.
January 11, 2021
Former The Young and the Restless star Loren Lott (ex-Ana Hamilton) shares that she just wrapped a film directed by Ambitions star Robin Givens, who previously guest-starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Dr. Phillips.
January 13, 2021
Actress Dana Sparks was incredibly nervous about taking on her new role as The Young and the Restless' Dr. Cavett, but the Passions alum reports that the experience has been an utter delight.
January 14, 2021
It takes a bad girl to recognize a bad girl, and The Young and the Restless' Hunter King says that her alter ego, Summer Newman, definitely has Sally Spectra (Courtney Hope) sussed out -- and it's actually got her shaking!
January 14, 2021
Mishael Morgan opens up about playing Amanda's adoption storyline and thanks fans of The Young and the Restless for their heartfelt comments about her performance.
January 18, 2020
Redaric Williams (ex-Tyler Michaelson, The Young and the Restless) romances a divorcée in Don't Waste Your Pretty, a romantic comedy film headed to TV One this February.
January 20, 2021
Former daytime writers Charles Pratt Jr. and Tracey Thomson open up about the soapy elements of their Disney series, The Secrets of Sulphur Springs, plus they reveal their favorite soap opera storylines -- and what they would have done differently as writers for General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, and All My Children.
January 20, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Faith Newman is veering off the rails in a coming-of-age story that's set to get a lot more emotional in the weeks ahead. Portrayer Alyvia Alyn Lind opens up about the fictional teen's alcohol issues -- and what her real-life parents think about her tackling such serious subject matter.
January 25, 2021
Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning composer Perry Botkin Jr., best known for The Young and the Restless' ''Nadia's Theme,'' has passed away at age 87.
January 26, 2021
In a move that Don Diamont says "took [him] by surprise," his The Bold and the Beautiful character, Bill Spencer, is taking part in the crossover storyline with The Young and the Restless and will be heading to Genoa City.
January 26, 2021
Screen legend Nichelle Nichols (ex-Lucinda Winters, The Young and the Restless) is bringing her groundbreaking career to a close with the Star Trek origin story Renegades: Ominara, and she and American Idol star Loren Lott (ex-Ana Hamilton, Y&R) will be sharing the role of the title character.
January 27, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Melissa Claire Egan says that Chelsea is getting closer and closer to her breaking point, and "bad things" are around the corner for Sharon (Sharon Case) and Adam (Mark Grossman).
January 29, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Tyler Johnson is heading back to the CBS soap opera as Theo Vanderway, who left Genoa City for Paris back in December 2020.
January 29, 2021
Tricia Cast is once more reprising her role as The Young and the Restless' Nina Webster and will be back on fans' screens really soon!
January 31, 2021
In a surprising move, The Young and the Restless has opted to release Donny Boaz from the show. The actor, who made his debut as Chance Chancellor in November 2019, discussed his exit on social media
February 3, 2021
The nominations are out for the 2021 Writers Guild Awards, and NBC's Days of our Lives and ABC's General Hospital will be vying for the win in the Daytime Drama category.
February 12, 2021
Valentine's Day makes a lot of men shudder, but not The Bold and the Beautiful's Don Diamont (Bill Spencer), who shares that he loves pulling out all the stops for the romantic holiday.
February 15, 2021
Soap stars Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos, General Hospital) and Courtney Hope (Sally Spectra, The Young and the Restless/The Bold and the Beautiful) are thrilled to share that they now call each other fianceés!
February 16, 2021
Kyle Abbott's past is about to catch up with him! The Young and the Restless has cast Elizabeth Leiner as Tara Locke, Kyle's former fling and possibly the mother of his child.
February 19, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Sasha Calle (Lola Rosales) has acting talents of steel and just nabbed the role of Supergirl in the upcoming DC Comics superhero film The Flash.
February 19, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Sasha Calle (Lola Rosales) has acting talents of steel and just nabbed the role of Supergirl in the upcoming DC Comics superhero film The Flash.
February 20, 2021
The nominees for the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards include the beauty teams from CBS soap operas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
March 1, 2021
There's a new writer penning the lives of Genoa City residents. The Young and the Restless has added Susan Banks, a former CBS promotions director, to its writing staff.
March 2, 2021
Several cast members from The Young and the Restless recited Maya Angelou's "Equality" in a powerful black and white video to honor Women's History Month and Black History Month.
March 2, 2021
If you've wondered if the repeated mentions of Ashland Locke meant the character might soon pop up on-screen, the answer is yes. And now we know which soap vet will play the role.
March 2, 2021
Netflix has invited sisters Joey King and Hunter King (Summer Newman, The Young and the Restless) to participate in its cake-off reality series, Nailed It: Double Trouble.
March 8, 2021
The Child's Play reboot series Chucky has chosen Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith Newman, The Young and the Restless) as one of its four teen leads, along with Zackary Arthur, Teo Briones, and Björgvin Arnarson.
March 9, 2021
With things quickly heating up between Jack and Sally on The Young and the Restless, Courtney Hope reveals the one thing that her Genoa City alter ego has on her mind: real, long-lasting love!
March 10, 2021
The Young and the Restless viewers are about to meet power-hungry businessman Ashland Locke, who portrayer Richard Burgi says LOVES poking the inner souls of Genoa City residents.
March 11, 2021
Not sure what to think about The Young and the Restless' Tara Locke? Portrayer Elizabeth Leiner shares what viewers can expect from Kyle's (Michael Mealor) "fiercely protective" mom and why Tara is with a power-hungry maniac like Ashland (Richard Burgi).
March 12, 2021
ABC has set the cast for Adopted, a single-camera comedy pilot, and it includes The Young and the Restless' Sofia Pernas (ex-Marisa Sierras).
March 22, 2021
Tear-jerker Disney+ film Crater is set to feature The Young and the Restless' Mckenna Grace (ex-Faith Newman) as a girl who explores a crater on a moon colony.
March 22, 2021
Michael Graziadei (ex-Daniel Romalotti, The Young and the Restless) announced that his next role will be father to twins: "We in trouble!"
March 25, 2021
On the cusp of turning 80, Eric Braeden opens up about when he'll be retiring from his role as The Young and the Restless' Victor Newman.
March 26, 2021
The Young and the Restless' Ptosha Storey reveals the real reason why Naya wants Amanda's help
March 29, 2021
Watch the cast of The Young and the Restless thank fans as the CBS soap opera celebrates its 48th anniversary.
March 29, 2021
Smack in the middle of a huge story, Faith Newman is being recast on The Young and the Restless! Meet Reylynn Caster, who will be taking over for Alyvia Alyn Lind.
March 30, 2019
Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott, The Young and the Restless; ex-Kristen DiMera, Days of our Lives) snags Supporting Actress award for her role in 7 Days to Vegas.
March 31, 2021
The Young and the Restless has cast actor Jack Landron as Amanda's (Mishael Morgan) grandpa, Sutton Ames.
March 31, 2021
The Young and the Restless has cast actor Jack Landron as Amanda's (Mishael Morgan) grandpa, Sutton Ames.
April 1, 2021
Sharon Case (Sharon Newman) sheds light on why The Young and the Restless has been delving back into Sharon and Adam (Mark Grossman) territory.
April 6, 2021
The Young and the Restless has put out a casting call for an all-American "playful, roguish adventurer" leading man. So, who's coming to Genoa City?
April 6, 2021
Jacob Aaron Gaines is honored to play The Young and the Restless' Moses Winters as it allows him to show fans a little piece of the character's father, Neil (Kristoff St. John).
April 6, 2021
A huge congratulations to Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Lawson, The Young and the Restless; ex-Annie Novak, All My Children), who just announced that she is pregnant!
April 6, 2021
Soap beauty Ashley Jones (Bridget Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) is thrilled to announce the launch of her first jewelry collection.
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