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As we get closer to daytime's biggest night, taking place on Sunday, May 1, the industry is abuzz today over which actors were submitted for a pre-nomination for the "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). With at least two actors per show for each category (exception being Supporting Actress) several of daytime television's biggest and brightest stars are looking to vie for the coveted trophy that celebrates their hard work during calendar year 2015.
"The Young and the Restless" will soon produce a face and a name of the Swiss hacker that Kevin Fisher (Greg Rikaart) has been parading about in recent episodes with the casting of daytime newcomer Mara McCaffray in the recurring role of Natalie, an expert with technology who has a passion for life in the cyber world.
"The Young and the Restless" has cast "Home and Away" alum Lachlan Buchanan in the contract role of Kyle Jenkins, the son of Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) and Diane Jenkins (last played by "General Hospital's" Maura West). The actor will report to work at the CBS Television City studio, where "Y&R" is filmed, beginning Tuesday, January 27. His first airdate is set for Wednesday, February 25.

TODAY: Tweet Live With Stars of ‘Y&R’

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:00 AM EDT
With Elizabeth Hendrickson returning as Chloe Mitchell on today's episode of "The Young and the Restless" in remembrance of the one year anniversary of the death of her daughter, Delia Abbott, it's only appropriate that the stars from daytime's most watched drama series take part in a live tweet during the show to talk about the emotional scenes they filmed and what the storyline has meant for them overall. Hendrickson, Burgess Jenkins (Billy Abbott), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) and Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher) plan to do just that!
As previously reported, "The Young and the Restless'" Nicholas (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) are heading down the aisle one more time, but before the happy occasion can take place, they along with several of their closest friends and family members are heading to lockup! Set to air on Tuesday, September 30, CBS has released a first look clip of the pre-celebration of the joining of the high school sweethearts, who are determined to put the past behind them and face the future together once more.

‘Y&R’ Cast Members Head to Jail!

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:17 PM EDT
Just as Nicholas (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) get ready to head down the aisle one more time, cast members from CBS' "The Young and the Restless" took time out of their busy schedule to pose for their mug shots in a hilarious photo gallery posted on Entertainment Tonight's website. If you thought it was all for laughs, however, think again!
After being challenged by "The Young and the Restless" co-star Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman), Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher) has exclusively shared with Soap Opera Network video of himself taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which included a surprise appearance by best friend and neighbor, Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe, "All My Children").
It's the craze that has swept the nation, social media and Hollywood over the last month as the world seeks to help fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord according to the ALS Association website. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft's Bill Gates and Harpo's Oprah Winfrey have already done it and so have a cruise ship load of daytime soap stars past and present, which now includes real-life best friends Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, "The Young and the Restless") and Chrishell Stause (Jordan, "Days of our Lives"), who were challenged by Egan's mother, Mary. They weren't alone! Also taking part was "Y&R's" newest star, and Stause's real-life boyfriend, Justin Hartley (Adam Newman).