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  • 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
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: Who Should Win? Outstanding Supporting Actress (VIDEO)

    ABC and JPI Studios
    ABC and JPI Studios
    In 2013, "General Hospital's" Jane Elliot (Tracy Quartermaine) and Kelly Sullivan (ex-Connie Falconeri) and "The Young and the Restless'" Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman), Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman) and Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe Fisher) proved they were the outstanding supporting ladies for their respective daytime dramas. They now compete with each other to find out which of them was the most Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series during "The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards." READ MORE
  • Former Soap Star Cameron Mathison Clears Up ‘Y&R’ Casting Rumors

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC
    When word had it that Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery, "All My Children") had been spotted on the set of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" in late April, the rumor mill immediately lit up with speculation that the actor had secretly met with show producers and had signed on to portray the contract role of Adam Newman (previously portrayed by Michael Muhney). Earlier today, Mathison took to Twitter to clear up said rumors while visiting Israel for a friend's wedding. READ MORE
  • FIRST LOOK: Burgess Jenkins on ‘Y&R’ Set, Plus Additional Cast Odds and Ends

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    As previously reported, Burgess Jenkins takes over the role of Billy Abbott on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" later this month. Last night on our social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter), we noted that the actor's first airdate is scheduled for Tuesday, June 24. Jenkins began filming scenes last week. In the picture above, fans get their first look at the actor on set. READ MORE
  • David Tom On Why ‘Y&R’ Let Him Go: ‘I Looked Too Young When They Placed Me With [The New] Kelly’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Recently ousted from CBS' "The Young and the Restless" after just five months back on the job, David Tom (Billy Abbott) reveals in an exclusive interview with CBS Soaps In Depth the reason he was let go from the drama series and whether or not he'd be willing to give daytime another shot. READ MORE
  • DETAILS: ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan Champions for Animals

    Courtesy of Melissa Claire Egan
    Courtesy of Melissa Claire Egan
    While “The Bold and the Beautiful” is bringing awareness to pet adoption with the recent Liam (Scott Clifton) and Hope (Kim Matula) cat rescue storyline, “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) is championing for animals during Pet Cancer Awareness month in a different way: By being involved in and spreading information… Read More » READ MORE
  • DAYTME EMMYS: ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan Says Emmy Race Is ‘Anybody’s Ball Game!’

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    Though “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) has been nominated for four Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy awards in the past, this fifth nomination isn’t any less special. In fact, she says it’s always an honor to be recognized for hard work. “It’s always so thrilling, and it’s always an exciting, pleasant, flattering thing,” she enthuses. “I’ve gotten texts and emails and Facebook messages, and it really is so, so lovely. You really feel like it’s your birthday but even more so. Everybody professionally and personally comes out. And it’s so, so... READ MORE
  • And the Official 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominees Are…

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Today, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officially announced the nominees of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards! The list of pre-noms in the categories for Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor and Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress, Younger Actor and Actress and more was whittled down to just a few final contenders who will compete for the coveted National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy award statuettes during the event that will be taking place on Sunday, June 22. Read on for the official list of nominees in the major categories! READ MORE
  • Who Has It Better on CBS Daytime Soaps?

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    CBS
    In CBS' newest comedy hit, "Friends with Better Lives," a group of friends who are either married, divorced, newly engaged or single, secretly question who has it better? With that in mind, on its official website for the series, CBS asks fans to answer that very question in relation to several of its popular series and its characters, including "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful." READ MORE