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Posting its best Women 18-49 rating since April, CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” leads the week amongst all broadcast daytime drama series in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54, while averaging 4.47 million viewers for the week of August 18-22, per Nielsen Media Research ratings data. The soap was up 2% in viewers from the week-ago, posting its largest audience since the week of July 21-25.

“Y&R” scored a 1.2/9 rating in Women 18-49, up 9% from last week and its best rating in the demo since the week of March 31-April 4, 2014. In Women 25-54, “Y&R” posted a 1.9/13 rating. With its best rating since the week of July 14-18 in the demo, the soap gained 6% compared to the prior week.


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Cliff Lipson

Get ready to drop it like it’s hot, because “The Young and the Restless’” Shemar Moore was in the house (Neil’s house, specifically) to talk about his upcoming return as Malcolm Winters — and the heat really is too much to handle! From stepping back into Genoa City, to reuniting with his daytime counterparts, to details regarding the new season of his hit primetime series, “Criminal Minds,” the actor spilled every fiery little detail. So read on… if you dare!

It’s no surprise to viewers that “Y&R” would roll out the red carpet for the exciting return of Shemar Moore, who wowed audiences as the little brother of Neil (Kristoff St. John) from 1994 to 2005. But it was a surprise to Moore himself, who was taken off guard by the exceptionally warm welcome he received upon entering the CBS studio where “Y&R” films. “I was somebody for one day; I even got an ovation when I walked on here!” he shares. “I didn’t get that in 10 years of me being on this show. That was nice.”

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NBC Universal

Retro TV has announced that its finally set a debut date for reruns of the classic soap opera, “The Doctors.” According to an official press release sent out today, the sudser will join the network’s afternoon lineup starting Monday, September 29!

The Emmy-winning series will air twice a day every weekday, with back-to-back episodes beginning at 12PM E/P. Says Emily Bronze, Luken’s Director of Affiliate Relations: “The positive feedback we’ve received since Retro TV’s initial announcement of ‘The Doctors’ has been phenomenal. Classic soap fans are excited about Retro TV and we look forward to expanding our offerings with this genre and audience.”

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Shemar Moore Returns to ‘The Young and the Restless’

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CBS

As previously reported, “Criminal Minds” star Shemar Moore is returning to CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” on Wednesday, September 10 and Thursday, September 11, to once again portray his iconic role of Malcolm Winters on the daytime drama series. In a newly released promo set to the song “More, More, More” by Clooney, the network is getting fans pumped with shots of Moore on a studio lot in between filming takes (not “Y&R”) and generally being his oh, so sexy self. No storyline details were revealed, however.

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Donna Svennevik/ABC

Two days after it was revealed that Melissa Archer (ex-Natalie Buchanan, “One Life to Live”) would be joining the cast of NBC’s “Days of our Lives” this fall as an as yet to be named character fans have been wetting their teeth looking to hear more and today they get their answers!

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CBS

“The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin) hasn’t been seen much in Genoa City these days, but the young actor is still very much a part of the CBS family — as computer hacker Hunter on the network’s primetime series, “Under the Dome!” Soap Opera Network caught up with Ehrich shortly after he returned from North Carolina (where “Dome” films) to get the scoop on his new nighttime alter ego and when fans can look forward to seeing him back at “Y&R!”

Anyone who’s been keeping up with season two of the action-packed science-fiction drama “Under the Dome” knows that its one of the most intriguing and entertaining shows on television at the moment — especially now that Ehrich’s Hunter is a part of the ensemble cast. If you’re not up to speed, the series (which is based on a Stephen King novel of the same name) follows a small town in Maine that is suddenly cut off from the rest of the world by a transparent, indestructible dome that zaps Internet access, mobile signals and radio communication. As government, military and media on the outside try to break down the dome, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and if it will go away. Ehrich’s Hunter is part of that small group.

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Sean Smith/JPI Studios

As we previously reported, “The Young and the Restless’” is honoring the one-year anniversary of Katherine Chancellor’s (Jeanne Cooper) onscreen death with a remembrance ceremony in Chancellor Park. The touching episodes began yesterday, Tuesday, August 26, with a special appearance by Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy). And today, they continue with a return by Nina (Tricia Cast), who flies in from Los Angeles to honor her dearly departed friend. Tune in today, Wednesday, August 27, to see part two of the special episodes.


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Chris Barnes/OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

He played the very sexy Jagger Cates on ABC’s “General Hospital” and SOAPnet’s “General Hospital: Night Shift,” but is ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” getting ready to welcome Antonio Sabato Jr. to the dance floor? That’s what E! Online is reporting.

According to E! Online’s Watch with Kristin, sources are telling her that when the full cast of celebrities is announced on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Thursday, September 4, fans of the actor/model will be rejoicing when they see him revealed as a dancer on 19th season of the dance competition series, which premieres Monday, September 15 at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT on ABC.

Does Sabato stand a chance on the dance floor? You’ll have to tune into “GMA” on Thursday, September 4 to find out and “Dancing” on Monday, September 15 to watch him strut his stuff.


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Things are about to get downright juicy on “Revenge” when the new season premieres Sunday, September 28 on ABC. In a newly released promo, Victoria Grayson (Madeline Stowe) narrates a dramatic version of Emily Thorne’s (Emily VanCamp) revenge plot against her and her family, but in season four it looks like it’s Victoria’s turn for some revenge. Watch out, Emily!

In the video, Victoria shares with viewers new and old her story of “Revenge” so far. “Over the past three years, my family was destroyed, the love of my life murdered, my freedom taken away. When everything you love has been stolen from you, someone has to pay. Emily Thorne, I’m coming for you!”

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Sean Smith/JPI Studios

“The Young and the Restless’” Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by CBS Daytime Senior Vice President Angelica McDaniel and he’s gladly accepted!

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