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Jess Walton
  • WATCH: Hot New ‘Y&R’ TVGN Promo; Full Episode of ‘Y&R On Set: InFanity’

    Sony Pictures Television
    Sony Pictures Television
    As previously reported, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is moving to TVGN (née TV Guide Network) beginning Monday, July 1, after spending just over 7 years on SOAPnet. The soap will continue airing same-day episodes Monday through Friday at 7:00 PM ET/PT. In the just released new promo, "Y&R" fans will see Kristoff St. John's Neil Winters and Angell Conwell's Leslie Michaelson having a heated convo that turns to passion. In addition to the promo, TVGN has also released the full episode of "The Young and the Restless On Set: InFanity," the special hosted by St. John that... READ MORE
  • EMMYS: Jess Walton on the Passing of Jeanne Cooper and What It Means for Katherine Chancellor

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    Sony Pictures Television
    EXCLUSIVE: On Sunday, June 16, shortly after the conclusion of the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, Soap Opera Network caught up with Jess Walton (Jill Abbott, "The Young and the Restless"), who said, "She was so loved, and she so loved her fans more than anyone," while discussing the passing of Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor). Cooper died on Wednesday, May 8 after a brief illness. READ MORE
  • What’s Next for ‘Y&R’s’ Esther? Portrayer Kate Linder Discusses!

    Sony Pictures Television
    Sony Pictures Television
    It’s been 31 years since “The Young and the Restless’” Kate Linder first donned a black and white outfit and debuted as Esther, the maid of Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper). And even though the character has had a number of her own storylines, she will forever and always be tied to the great dame who first brought her to the screen. Soap Opera Network recently spoke with Linder to discuss Esther’s future sans Katherine and sans Cooper. READ MORE
  • HLN Announces Additional Emmy Presenters; Teases Special Surprise Guest!

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    We're certainly hoping that the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards will feature tons of soap opera related content, but we don't want to forget about all of the other daytime programming set to shine during the big night! Several other categories will be celebrated, and HLN just released the list of presenters who will be handing out the coveted awards. READ MORE
  • TVGN Announces Special Programming To Prepare Viewers for Launch of ‘The Young and the Restless’

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    Sony Pictures Television
    In addition to the previously noted on air promo touting the launch of "The Young and the Restless'" same day airings on TVGN beginning Monday, July 1 at 7:00 PM ET/PT, the network has also announced special programming that will surely help provide ample tune in. READ MORE
  • Italian Opera Trio Il Volo To Perform Hit Song ‘Màs Que Amor’ During Daytime Emmy ‘In Memoriam’ Tribute

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    Turner Broadcasting Systems
    Il Volo, the Italian Opera trio, have been confirmed to perform their hit song "Mas Que Amor" during the “In Memoriam” tribute of the "40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which will be introduced by “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin), Bryton James (Devon Hamilton), Hunter King (Summer Newman), Jess Walton (Jill Foster) and Corbin Bernsen, the son of the late Jeanne Cooper. The tribute is scheduled to honor the legendary actress who died last month. READ MORE
  • Additional Emmy Presenters Announced: Erika Slezak, Nancy Lee Grahn, Kristen Alderson, Freddie Smith, Lindsey Morgan and More

    Turner Broadcasting Systems
    Turner Broadcasting Systems
    HLN, the host network of the annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards, has announced additional presenters for the awards telecast, now in its 40th year, presented live from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16, 8-10 p.m., ET/PT. READ MORE
  • COMING SOON: Genoa City Will Say Goodbye to Katherine Chancellor

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    Sony Pictures Television
    With the passing of Jeanne Cooper, many wondered what would happen to the iconic character she portrayed for more than 39 years - that of Katherine Chancellor. In today's "Tribute to Jeanne Cooper," Jess Walton (Jill F READ MORE
  • Betty White, Steve Harvey, Wayne Brady and More to Present at the Daytime Emmy Awards; In Memoriam Honors Jeanne Cooper

    Turner Broadcasting Systems
    Turner Broadcasting Systems
    With the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards just a couple of weeks away, HLN has released a list of presenters slated to appear and hand over awards at the exciting award show ceremony. Betty White, Steve Harvey, Wayne Brady, Alex Trebek, Todd Newton, Bethany Frankel and Kris Jenner are included, with White and Brady presenting Monty Hall and Bob Stewart, respectively, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. READ MORE
  • Jess Walton on the Passing of Jeanne Cooper: ‘Hers is the Presence I Will Never In My Life Forget’

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    Sony Pictures Television
    "Jeanne Cooper was one of a kind. No one who has ever known her would disagree with that statement. Her life force and energy were legendary. Many a time I marveled as she outlasted the rest of us on late night shoots. She was a moving, inventive, and powerful actress. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She was part warrior, part rabble rouser, part truck driver and part Diva, all wrapped up in one Great Lady. Most of all, to me, she was my friend and I loved her. For the last 26 years, hers was the face... READ MORE