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Jill Farren Phelps
  • CENTER STAGE: Jill Larson Drops By ‘Y&R;’ Cracks the Whip on Major Characters!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Oh, snap! Former “All My Children” actress Jill Larson (ex-Opal Cortlandt) is set to appear on “The Young and the Restless” next week during the sudser’s major fashion show crossover storyline with “The Bold and the Beautiful,” and it seems her alter ego will be quite the force to be reckoned with! Soap Opera Network caught up with the actress to get the details on her exciting guest-starring role, so read on to find out how she’ll impact some of Genoa City’s most popular characters! READ MORE
  • Elizabeth Hendrickson Confirms She’s Leaving ‘Y&R’

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    What started as just a rumor has officially transformed into a hard truth for “The Young and the Restless” fans: Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe Abbott) has officially confirmed that she is indeed leaving the soap she joined in 2008. READ MORE
  • ON THE SET: Melody Thomas Scott Celebrates 35 Years at ‘Y&R’

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    Jeremy Fraser/LA Exposures
    Cast, crew, executives, and reporters gathered on the set of “The Young and the Restless” last week to celebrate Melody Thomas Scott’s 35th anniversary playing the legendary Nikki Reed. Her closest co-stars gave heartfelt words of congratulations to the actress, followed by an incredibly emotional speech from Scott herself. But don’t fret about not being able to take part in the special event: Soap Opera Network was there to capture every moment! READ MORE
  • REPORT: ‘Y&R’ Star Fired For Allegedly Groping Co-Star’s Breasts

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    It had long been rumored and speculated about on social media and message boards, including the SON Community, since word of Michael Muhney's firing from "The Young and the Restless" first came to light. Now, TMZ is reporting that as per their sources, Muhney, 38, was fired for allegedly groping a female co-star's breasts on more than one occasion. READ MORE
  • The Muhney Exit Interview: ‘CBS and Sony Want To Give Adam A Break For 3-6 months and Then They’ll Bring Him Back With A Different Actor’

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    With one day left before he films his final scenes as Adam Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Michael Muhney has spoken out via the Huffington Post on when and why he was fired, what's next and whether or not the soap plans to recast his popular role. READ MORE
  • DETAILS: Cynthia Watros Takes ‘Y&R’s’ Genoa City By Storm!

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    Sony Pictures Television
    If you couldn’t get enough of Cynthia Watros as “Guiding Light’s” crazy Annie Dutton Banks or as “Lost’s” sympathetic psychologist, Libby Smith, you’re in luck: She’ll be tackling an equally intense role during her upcoming stint on “The Young and the Restless.” READ MORE
  • Francis Ford Coppola Visits ‘Y&R!’

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    Sony Pictures Television
    Hollywood’s obsession with soap operas just won’t quit, with the latest cross-over being Academy Award-winning writer-director Francis Ford Coppola making “The Young and the Restless” an offer they couldn’t refuse: A visit to the sudser’s set! READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’ Announces New Headwriters; Material Begins Airing Week of October 21

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    Disney/ABC Television Group (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)
    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. READ MORE
  • Life Imitates Life on ‘The Young and the Restless’

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    Sony Pictures Television
    As previously reported, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, when the soap opera pays tribute to the character and her portrayer, Jeanne Cooper, in a two-part memorial service. Per a website dedicated to the character, Katherine died on Thursday, August 1 after a short illness. Cooper died on Wednesday, May 8, also from a brief illness. Fan favorites Lauralee Bell (Christine), Tricia Cast (Nina Webster), Beau Kazer (Brock Reynolds), Adrienne Frantz (Amber Moore), Patty Weaver (Gina Roma) and Michael Damian (Danny Romalotti) will return... READ MORE
  • RUMOR RUMOR: ‘Y&R’ Head Writer Out?

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    Sony Pictures Television
    Just as the fall season gets ready to kick into high gear next month comes word that "The Young and the Restless" may have lost its head writer as a result of creative differences with the shows executive producer, Jill Farren Phelps. Josh Griffith, who took the reigns from Maria Arena Bell one year ago, has reportedly given notice to Sony Pictures Television and Bell Dramatic Television of his decision to leave. READ MORE