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  • Michael Muhney on Groping Rumors: ‘I Didn’t Do It!’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    In an exclusive interview with Australia's TV Week Soap Extra, "The Young and the Restless'" Michael Muhney (ex-Adam Newman) has point blank denied the allegations that he groped the breasts of one of his former co-stars, which was reportedly the reason show producers opted to drop him from his contract last December. "I didn't want to be desperately screaming: 'I didn't do it!’” Muhney told the publication in its newest issue as to why it took him so long to defend himself after staying silent for so long. “The rumour was untrue," he continued. READ MORE
  • CENTERSTAGE: Gina Tognoni Opens Up About Finally Hitting ‘Y&R’s’ Genoa City as Feisty Phyllis!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless” has cemented its spot as the number one daytime drama for the past 25 years with a record of outstanding decisions, and the sudser’s latest flawless move was the addition of Emmy-winning actress Gina Tognoni, who took over the role of Phyllis Summers (previously portrayed by Michelle Stafford, Nina Clay, “General Hospital”) this year. The Missouri native showed off her serious acting chops as “Guiding Light’s” Dinah Marler and “One Life to Live’s” Kelly Cramer, and now that Phyllis is finally out of her lengthy coma and headed back to Genoa City starting this... READ MORE
  • Kelly Sullivan Joins ‘Y&R!’

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    Genoa City is about to become one of the hottest towns in soap operas: Former “General Hospital” star Kelly Sullivan (ex-Kate Howard, ex-Connie Falconeri) has joined “The Young and the Restless!” READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Y&R’s’ Joshua Morrow Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Nominates Jill Farren Phelps, Bradley Bell and Steve Kent

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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! READ MORE
  • BREAKING NEWS: Justin Hartley is ‘Y&R’s’ New Adam Newman

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    He's been prancing around Genoa City only showing his hands to viewers, while the rest of the town thinks he's dead, but Adam Newman is most certainly returning to CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in the coming months with a new face after supposedly dying in a fiery explosion in late January as played by actor Michael Muhney. TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting that "Smallville" and "Revenge" star Justin Hartley is returning to daytime television to assume the role of the devilish Adam just in time for the all important November sweeps ratings period. Hartley, who will... READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMY EXCLUSIVE: Winners React to Emmy Honors!

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    Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
    The best of the best took home statues during the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last night, and while viewers were able to see the winners accept their honors on stage, Soap Opera Network caught up with many of them for exclusive backstage reactions! Where will they put their gorgeous gold statues? And how will they celebrate being the top of the top in their field? Read on to find out! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Ordway Dishes on the Explosive Drama Ahead for Abby and Tyler!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    Since Melissa Ordway joined “The Young and the Restless” as Abby Newman just over a year ago, she hasn’t had much exciting story to sink her teeth into — until now! The drama between Abby, Tyler (Redaric Williams) and Mariah (Camryn Grimes) is about to explode, and Soap Opera Network caught up with Ordway to get the juicy details! READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘Y&R’s’ Amelia Heinle Celebrates First Emmy Nod

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    Robert Voets
    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 ... but this year, I just thought, you know, I’m just going to put myself in there,... READ MORE
  • ThoughtsOn: Cady McClain Dishes on ‘Y&R’ Romance, Her New Executive Producer, ‘AMC’s’ Tragic Second Ending and More!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    Last week, Soap Opera Network featured an exciting interview with “The Young and the Restless’” Cady McClain (Kelly Andrews), but the actress had MUCH more to say regarding her new CBS soap role — as well as a slew of other topics, including the tragic second ending of “All My Children,” where she played Dixie Cooney for over 25 years. Read on to get additional scoop on a variety of subjects from “Y&R’s” newest star! READ MORE
  • InSESSION: Cady McClain Dishes on Her Debut as ‘Y&R’s’ Kelly Andrews!

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    Courtney Lindberg
    “The Young and the Restless” viewers were recenlty hit with a one-two punch regarding the role of Kelly Andrews: Current portrayer Cynthia Watros was officially announced as stepping out of the role in order to take part in MTV’s new series “Finding Carter,” while Emmy winner Cady McClain (Dixie, “All My Children;” Roseanna, “As the World Turns”) was announced to be stepping into the role of the grieving mother! Soap Opera Network took part in McClain’s very first “Y&R” press conference, and the actress dished on how she landed the exciting role, how she feels about replacing Watros,... READ MORE