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  • TODAY: Tweet Live With Stars of ‘Y&R’

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    JPI Studios
    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! READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: Justin Hartley’s First ‘Y&R’ Airdate Revealed + The 10 Things Adam Has Missed (Or Maybe Not) Since He Was Presumed Dead!

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    Nicole Wilder/ABC
    It’s been almost eight months since “The Young and the Restless’” Adam Newman was declared dead following a horrific showdown and subsequent car crash with Billy Abbott. And since most of the town believed he’d perished in the fiery accident, they’ll be getting quite a shock when the very-much-alive CEO — now played by former “Passions” star Justin Hartley — makes a surprise return to Genoa City, which Soap Opera Network has exclusively learned will take place on Wednesday, November 5! READ MORE
  • THIS FALL: If You Miss ‘Y&R,’ You’ll Miss Everything!

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    CBS
    With summer almost (officially) over and fall right upon us, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" is gearing up for one sexy, fun and exciting season of juicy television. In a newly released promo, aired at the conclusion of today's episode, highlighting all the goings on in Genoa City, viewers better get ready for several twists and turns in ongoing stories and the beginnings of new story arcs. READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Y&R’s’ Greg Rikaart Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, But Who Doused Him?

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    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"). READ MORE
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Melissa Claire Egan and Chrishell Stause Take Part; Douse ‘Y&R’s’ Newest Star Justin Hartley

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    YouTube
    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... READ MORE
  • Stars React to Justin Hartley Joining ‘Y&R’ as Adam Newman

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    The soap opera world has been abuzz all morning over the big news that “Smallville” and “Mistresses” star Justin Hartley (ex-Fox Crane, “Passions”) has been cast as “The Young and the Restless’” Adam Newman, and it’s not just fans who are voicing their opinions over the casting announcement: The stars of daytime have taken to social media to share their thoughts on the news, which further lays to rest any hope that former portrayer Michael Muhney will return to the popular role. Read on to see what kind of comments are flying around about Hartley’s new gig — including... READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan Ties the Knot!

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Lawson) always seems to be smiling (off screen, anyway!), but her beaming grin is particularly bright at the moment: She wed sweetheart Matt Katrosar over the weekend! READ MORE
  • Sizzlin’ Summer Preview: ‘The Young and the Restless’ Gets Hot, Hot, Hot!

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Forget about the sun, BBQ flames and bikini-clad bodies: The one thing that will be heating up the most this summer is CBS’ “The Young and the Restless.” From shocking secrets, babydaddy drama, rip-roaring returns and more, the CBS sudser is pulling out all of the stops in the weeks to come — and Soap Opera Network spoke with several cast members to get the exciting scoop! READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Y&R’s’ Burgess Jenkins on Succeeding David Tom/Billy Miller, Villy Drama and More; Amelia Heinle and Jess Walton Share Insight on Jenkins

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    On Tuesday, June 24, Genoa City said hello again to a familiar name with a new face. On that day, daytime newcomer Burgess Jenkins took over the role of Billy Abbott on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" from David Tom, who himself succeeded three-time Daytime Emmy Award winning actor Billy Miller in the popular role, but how did Jenkins land himself on daytime's most watched drama series? "My management called me and they were talking to me about this role, and when they sent me the breakdown on the character, I just fell in love. I absolutely fell... READ MORE
  • Win Lunch with ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan; Save Animals, Too!

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    Courtesy of Melissa Claire Egan
    “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) may be busy creating drama in Genoa City and preparing for her upcoming real life nuptials to fiancé Matt Katrosar, but she’s still managing to squeeze in time to meet fans and simultaneously save sick animals! READ MORE