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Today marks one full year since the heart-wrenching death of “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper, the much-loved and celebrated actress who played Katherine Chancellor for 40 years. During the final weeks of her life, her son, Corbin Bernsen, kept fans updated on his mother’s deteriorating status via honest and touching social media posts, and he’s once again championing the woman the daytime community misses so much — this time, with a candid interview with TV Guide.

‘DAYS’ and ‘Y&R’ Renewed in Canada

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:59 AM EDT
Good news to Canadian soap opera fans: Sony Pictures Television and Shaw Media have reached an agreement that will extend the run of both “Days of our Lives” and “The Young and the Restless” on Global Television (a Shaw Media Network) through the 2015-2016 season!
“All My Children” grad Finn Wittrock (ex-Damon Miller) is on a role: Not only will he be starring in the upcoming Angelina Jolie-directed film “Unbroken” (which you can read more about here), he’s also been cast opposite Aaron Eckhart in the new film “My All American.”

‘Y&R’ Officially Recasting Phyllis

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014 1:26 PM EDT
Fans hoping to see Michelle Stafford make a grand return to “The Young as the Restless” as Phyllis have a bitter pill to swallow: With the actress now on contract as “General Hospital’s” Nina, it seems the CBS sudser she formerly called home has decided to move on!
Though “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) has been nominated for four Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy awards in the past, this fifth nomination isn’t any less special. In fact, she says it’s always an honor to be recognized for hard work. “It’s always so thrilling, and it’s always an exciting, pleasant, flattering thing,” she enthuses. “I’ve gotten texts and emails and Facebook messages, and it really is so, so lovely. You really feel like it’s your birthday but even more so. Everybody professionally and personally comes out. And it’s so, so heartwarming.”
With over 20 years of daytime experience, you’d think that Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman, “The Young and the Restless”) would have already been nominated at least once for a Daytime Emmy Award, but shockingly enough, this year’s nomination marks the first for the actress! And she says it’s all due to the incredibly emotional Delia’s death storyline she and her “Y&R” counterparts were given this year. “I don’t always put myself in the running, because I don’t always have [strong material to submit]... but this year, I just thought, you know, I’m just going to put myself in there, so it feels really good, because my instincts, I guess, were right!” she says, adding that the impact of the storyline was felt by everybody right from the beginning. “The first day of shooting the Delia stuff, after she died, this weird sort of camaraderie came over all of us. I don’t think we anticipated the magnitude of how heavy it would be, because sometimes you get a storyline that’s really heavy and nobody is into it and nobody can play it, and it’s like, ‘Ugh, this isn’t really working.’ But that day, it meant something to everybody. It almost felt like [the death] really happened. It was surreal, because it was the first time I’ve ever experienced this in all of my years of daytime, where the storyline actually felt pretty real.”

Michael Muhney Breaks His Silence

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 11:19 AM EDT
It’s been almost six months since “The Young and the Restless’” Michael Muhney (ex-Adam Newman) was let go from the show reportedly due to sexual harassment accusations, and after months of keeping mum following the controversy, Muhney has finally broken his silence with a simple, positive Twitter message.