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  • TODAY: The Death of Katherine Chancellor Begins

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    Beginning with today's episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," the citizens of Genoa City will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor, whose portrayer, Jeanne Cooper, passed earlier this year after a short illness. According to the network, loved ones of Katherine's will begin receiving postcards asking them to gather at the Chancellor Estate, where they'll learn that Katherine died while exploring the world with her husband, Murphy (Michael Fairman). READ MORE
  • Doug Davidson On Emmy Rules and ‘Y&R’s’ Most Recent Regime

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    “The Young and the Restless’” Doug Davidson (Paul Williams) may have been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor twice before, but the veteran actor admits that the honor never, ever gets old. In fact, he says the onset of social media has actually made receiving the honor all the more spectacular! “The support we get from the fans is so immediate now, because of Facebook and Twitter and all of that, and it’s almost like they’re riding along with you. So it’s really exciting!” he says. “Everybody should have something like this in their job, where you... READ MORE
  • CBS Daytime on Passing of Jeanne Cooper: ‘Her Legacy Will Live On In Our Hearts Forever’

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    "The CBS Daytime family mourns the loss of our matriarch and beloved Jeanne Cooper. Her legacy will live on in our hearts forever," read CBS Daytime's tweet after news of Cooper's (Katherine Chancellor, "The Young and the Restless") passing spread through social media. Jill Farren Phelps, executive producer of "Y&R," stated, "It is with immeasurable sadness and our deepest condolences to her family, that 'The Young and the Restless' mourns the loss of our beloved Jeanne Cooper." READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: A View from the Top with Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime (Part 1 of 2)

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    As Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime, Angelica McDaniel is ultimately responsible for the daily operation of television's most popular daily lineup consisting of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Talk" and "The Young and the Restless." Just a few weeks ago, Soap Opera Network had the opportunity of speaking with McDaniel about her diverse lineup filled with soap operas, game shows and talk shows. READ MORE
  • CBS Daytime Wishes Prospect Park’s ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live’ Nothing But the Best

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    When "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" debut with brand new episodes on Monday, April 29 on Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes, they will have the full support of CBS Daytime. Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime, wishes Rich Frank and Jeff Kwatinetz, whose Prospect Park licensed the two soaps from ABC in 2011, nothing but the best. She relays via Soap Opera Network, "Congratulations and best of luck on the success. Your success is our success and vice versa. And it’s just a thrilling new experience and I look forward to seeing where the journey... READ MORE
  • Actress Exits ‘The Young and the Restless’

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    A CBS spokesperson has confirmed to Soap Opera Network that actress Jhoanna Flores has completed her run as Adriana Stone on "The Young and the Restless" with her last airdate being Tuesday, April 9. The actress joined the series on January 4 as the onscreen sister of Ignaccio Serricchio's Alejandro “Alex” Chavez. The news was first reported by Daytime Confidential. READ MORE
  • Steve Burton and Jack Wagner Help Move ‘Y&R’ and ‘GH’ On Up!

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    Earlier today we posted our ratings report for the week of February 4-8, 2013 and it looks as though the debut of Steve Burton on "The Young and the Restless" and Jack Wagner's return to "General Hospital" have helped bring new (or returning) viewers back to daytime television. READ MORE
  • Steve Burton Confirms Move to ‘The Young and the Restless’

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    On today's edition of "The Talk," former "General Hospital" star Steve Burton (ex-Jason Morgan) confirmed, what Soap Opera Network had been hearing for the past several months, that he is joining CBS' "The Young and the Restless." The actor begins filming tomorrow, January 8. He first airs on Tuesday, January 29. He will portray the contract role of Dylan McAvoy, a rugged ex-soldier with a secret upon arriving in Genoa City. READ MORE
  • Steve Burton’s HUGE Announcement: Monday, January 7 on ‘The Talk’

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    On Monday, January 7, former "General Hospital" star Steve Burton (ex-Jason Morgan) will appear on CBS' "The Talk" with a huge announcement, according to a promo released Friday by the network. Does that mean he will announce his joining "The Young and the Restless?" It's definitely a possibility! READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’ Casts New Female; Ignaccio Serricchio Joins Cast

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    According to a tweet by Robert Adamson, who portrays Noah Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," daytime newcomer Jhoanna Flores has joined the cast in an as yet to be determined role. "@ jhoannamarissa welcome to #YR.. I'll keep it under wraps for now who she's playing. But she's doing a great job!" read Adamson's tweet. READ MORE