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Friday, September 20, 2013 6:11 PM EDT
Get ready to hit the dance floor — or rather the dance path — with “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman),Angell Conwell (Leslie Michaelson), Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin), Hunter King (Summer Newman) and Ignacio Serricchio (Alex Chavez), because all five have signed up to participate in the 1st annual The Beat MS Dance Walk, honoring director/producer/choreographer Adam Shankman.
“General Hospital’s” 50th Anniversary commemoration episodes have been bringing the sudser some of its highest ratings in months, and the numbers haven’t stopped soaring! According to a press release sent out by the network, the show’s recent baby and legal drama powered it to a five-month high of 2.78 million total viewers. In addition, the episodes propelled the show to its 2nd-most-watched week in five months in Women 18-49 (665,000/1.0 rating) and Women 25-54 (917,000/1.5 rating), respectively.

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Friday, September 13, 2013 5:19 PM EDT
Former daytime actor Kyle Lowder (ex-Rick Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful;” ex-Brady Black, “Days of our Lives”) is shedding the super-tight 80s leather pants and sexy, shaggy long hair he’s been sporting for the Las Vegas production of Rock of Ages and trading them in for a — wait for it — coat! That’s right, folks: The actor is walking away from the 80s rock show in which he portrayed rockstar Stacee Jaxx to play the title lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
"I am extremely passionate about the pit bull breed, and involved in events and action to raise awareness - awareness that these wonderful animals can be loving pets and furry family members. In an effort to rehab the image of the pit bull breed, I volunteer with Angel City Pit Bulls - www.angelcitypits.org - and we have a big fundraising event this weekend," says "The Young and the Restless'" Hartley Sawyer, who will be attending the "Strut Your Mutt" event on Sunday, September 15 at 9:00 AM in Woodley Park (Address: Woodley Park, located at 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91436).
Things are about to start looking a bit different in Genoa City, as “The Young and the Restless” has named its new headwriters: Current ‘Y&R’ scribe Shelly Altman and daytime writer Jean Passanante will share the position, along with ‘Y&R’ scribe Tracey Thomson, who’s been promoted to co-writer within the new, all female headwriting team.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 7:50 PM EDT
On Saturday, September 14, “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fen Baldwin), Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman) and Hunter King (Summer Newman) will be on hand as part of the Los Angeles portion of the 5th annual “Get Your Licks on Route 66” adoption tour, which was founded by FIDO Friendly magazine publisher, Susan Sims. The trio will appear at the East Valley Animal shelter in Van Nuys from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM alongside Ashley Bell, the official “Licks” tour spokesperson, actress and animal lover.

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Monday, September 9, 2013 1:08 AM EDT
Ratings Report for the Week of August 26-30, 2013 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,618,000 (+164,000/+279,000) 2. B&B 3,592,000 (+302,000/+481,000) 3. GH 2,673,000 (+55,000/+12,000) 4. DAYS 2,419,000 (+36,000/-152,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (same/-.1) 2. B&B 2.6/8 (+.1/+.2) 3. GH 2.1/7 (+.1+.1) 4. DAYS 1.8/6 (same/-.2) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 758,000 (+32,000/-46,000) 2. B&B 665,000 (+83,000/+65,000) 3. GH 636,000 (-13,000/+10,000) 4. DAYS 529,000 (-15,000/-2,000) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.2/8 (+.1/-.1) 2. B&B 1.0/7 (+.1/+.1) 2. GH 1.0/7 (same/same) 4. DAYS 0.8/6 (same/same) Women 18-34 Viewers 1. GH 223,000 (-23,000/+31,000) 2. Y&R 203,000 (-13,000/+16,000) 3. B&B 186,000 (+21,000/+37,000) 4. DAYS 158,000 (-4,000/-24,000) Women...
According to People Magazine, New Zealand-born actor/director/producer Stephen Kay, who portrayed Reginald Jennings on ABC's "General Hospital" for more than a decade, is engaged to "Covert Affairs" star Piper Perabo. Kay is a co-executive producer on the hit USA Network series, which returns with new episodes on Thursday, October 17 after a four-week hiatus.