Interviews

  • CENTER STAGE: Will Colin’s Return Lead to the Ultimate Demise of ‘Y&R’s’ Cane and Lily? And How Does Victor Fit In? Daniel Goddard Discusses!

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    They say a happy couple never lasts long on soaps, and yet “The Young and the Restless’” Cane (Daniel Goddard) and Lily (Christel Khalil) have endured for over half a decade. The pair hasn’t exactly been happy the entire seven years, but the two seem to share a love and strength within their relationship that… Read More » READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE DETAILS: If No TV Deal, Daytime Emmys Will Be Streamed Online

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    Courtesy of David Michaels
    While we wait to find out who is nominated for the "41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" when nominations are announced on Thursday, May 1, David Michaels, Senior Executive Director and Co-Executive Producer of the awards show, which falls under the purview of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), which is not to be confused with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (now known as simply the Television Academy), recently took time to speak with Soap Opera Network about the upcoming broadcast that still finds itself without a TV home after cable network HLN announced earlier... READ MORE
  • Q&A with ‘Y&R’s’ Sean Carrigan: Actor Discusses Stitch’s Explosive Secret, Romance with Victoria and Working with Eric Braeden

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless” fans have gotten to know quite a bit about Sean Carrigan’s Dr. Ben “Stitch” Rayburn since the actor joined the show nearly a year ago, but when Soap Opera Network recently caught up with the Virginia native, he revealed that there’s much more — and we mean much more — to Stitch than meets the eye. Read on for details about the shocking secret the doc has been hiding from Victoria (Amelia Heinle) and what it’s been like for Carrigan to work with Genoa City’s patriarch, Eric Braeden (Victor Newman)! READ MORE
  • ThoughtsOn: Cady McClain Dishes on ‘Y&R’ Romance, Her New Executive Producer, ‘AMC’s’ Tragic Second Ending and More!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    Last week, Soap Opera Network featured an exciting interview with “The Young and the Restless’” Cady McClain (Kelly Andrews), but the actress had MUCH more to say regarding her new CBS soap role — as well as a slew of other topics, including the tragic second ending of “All My Children,” where she played Dixie Cooney for over 25 years. Read on to get additional scoop on a variety of subjects from “Y&R’s” newest star! READ MORE
  • Q&A With ‘Y&R’s’ Peter Bergman: Actor Discusses Kelly/Jack Romance, Phyllis’ Future and the Possible Recast of Michael Muhney!

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    Robert Voets/CPT Holdings, Inc.
    During “The Young and the Restless’” recent 41st anniversary celebration, Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) told Soap Opera Network that he’s one of the luckiest men in daytime. And if you look at his embarrassment of riches — an impressive 33 year career in soaps, numerous Emmy nominations and wins, exciting storylines, and talented co-stars — it’s easy to see what he means. But lately, he’s been feeling exceptionally blessed. Read on to find out why! READ MORE
  • InSESSION: Cady McClain Dishes on Her Debut as ‘Y&R’s’ Kelly Andrews!

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    Courtney Lindberg
    “The Young and the Restless” viewers were recenlty hit with a one-two punch regarding the role of Kelly Andrews: Current portrayer Cynthia Watros was officially announced as stepping out of the role in order to take part in MTV’s new series “Finding Carter,” while Emmy winner Cady McClain (Dixie, “All My Children;” Roseanna, “As the World Turns”) was announced to be stepping into the role of the grieving mother! Soap Opera Network took part in McClain’s very first “Y&R” press conference, and the actress dished on how she landed the exciting role, how she feels about replacing Watros,... READ MORE
  • InSESSION: Melissa Claire Egan Dishes on Major Chloe/Chelsea Catfights, Deals with the Devil, Recasting Adam and More!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Fur is flying over on “The Young and the Restless,” but it’s more than just of the coat variety during the sudser’s big fashion show this week: The recent rivalry between Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) comes to a dramatic and rather violent head beginning today, and the fallout may change the canvas forever! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: Jill Larson Drops By ‘Y&R;’ Cracks the Whip on Major Characters!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Oh, snap! Former “All My Children” actress Jill Larson (ex-Opal Cortlandt) is set to appear on “The Young and the Restless” next week during the sudser’s major fashion show crossover storyline with “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and it seems her alter ego will be quite the force to be reckoned with! Soap Opera Network caught up with the actress to get the details on her exciting guest-starring role, so read on to find out how she’ll impact some of Genoa City’s most popular characters! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: Elizabeth Hendrickson Says Goodbye to ‘Y&R’ (Part 1 of 2)

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. And so it goes for Elizabeth Hendrickson’s time as “The Young and the Restless’” Chloe Mitchell. The actress recently announced that she’ll be wrapping up her six-year stint as the character and will be saying goodbye to daytime — at least for the time being. But before she takes off, she sat down with Soap Opera Network to spill the beans on why she decided to walk away from “Y&R,” what’s in store for her future, and what fans can expect from Chloe’s final days on the... READ MORE
  • InSESSION: ‘DAYS’’ Alison Sweeney and Freddie Smith Reveal Details from Daytime’s First Gay Male Wedding!

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    Howard Wise/jpistudios.com
    Don your finest and bust out a bottle of bubbly, because “Days of our Lives” is making history this week with the first ever male-male wedding to be seen on a soap opera! The important and heartfelt marital ceremony between longtime lovers Will (Guy Wilson) and Sonny (Freddie Smith) officially begins today, Tuesday, April 1, and in celebration of the very special event, Soap Opera Network snagged a few comments from Smith and Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady)! Read on for their special sneak peek into WilSon’s big day! READ MORE