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Melody Thomas Scott
  • 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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    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!
  • Get Ready For the September Casting Blitz At ‘Y&R!’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City became a powerhouse place today with the return of Eileen Davidson’s Ashley Abbott, but she’s not the only one set to turn the canvas completely upside down in the weeks to come!
  • THIS WEEK: A Sociopath Threatens Their ‘Y&R’ Family and Will Push Them Over the Edge

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    On "The Young and the Restless," Ian Ward (Ray Wise) has kidnapped Mariah (Camryn Grimes), who was just revealed to be Sharon Newman's (Sharon Case) biological daughter after months of will they or won't they, and Sharon is none too pleased with the "sociopath." She demands that he give her back her daughter, while Ian informs her that the clock is ticking. Meanwhile, Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) is dangling with bottle issues as she ponders how much more a woman can take without breaking into a million pieces, or taking a drink in this case. Will this latest drama push Nikki over the edge? Tune into CBS' "The Young and the Restless" next week to find out!
  • ‘Family Ties’ Star Meredith Baxter Joins ‘Y&R’

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    “The Young and the Restless’” Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) is already getting a blast from the past in the form of booze bottles, but the sauced-up socialite is about to get another: “Family Ties” star Meredith Baxter is hitting Genoa City as Maureen, Nikki’s new drinking buddy!
  • ‘Y&R’ Marks One-Year Anniversary of Jeanne Cooper’s Death; Brings Back Two Fan Favorite Characters

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    She’s gone, but she’ll never be forgotten — a statement proven true by “The Young and the Restless” regarding Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), who passed away last year but still remains quite central to storylines playing out in Genoa City. And the soap will once again honor her memory — exactly one year after Katherine’s onscreen death — with a remembrance ceremony in Chancellor Park that includes Tricia Cast (Nina Webster) and Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy).
  • 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!
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Phyllis Summers: While You Were Sleeping… (Photos) + Gina Tognoni’s First Airdate Revealed!

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    George De Sota/JPI Studios
    After nearly a year in a coma, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will once again say hello to Phyllis Summers when daytime veteran Gina Tognoni takes over the role beginning Monday, August 11, Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively. In our tribute to the character as she gets ready to wake up for the first time in the coming weeks, we take a look back at what Phyllis has missed while she was sleeping, including what former loves Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) and Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow) have been up to since last seeing their favorite feisty redhead.
  • THIS WEEK: A ‘Y&R’ Reveal That’s Unreal, A Wedding “I Do” or “I Don’t” And A New Billy Abbott!

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    Following last week's revelation to her husband, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden), that Dylan (Steve Burton) is actually Paul's (Doug Davidson) son and not Ian Ward's (Ray Wise), Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) is nearly at a loss for words as she tells Paul that he's Dylan's father just as Dylan walks into the room. Meanwhile, Hillary (Mischael Morgan) is dabbling in a father/son triangle and potential "Who's The Daddy?" territory with her upcoming nuptials to Neil (Kristoff St. John). Will Devon (Bryton James) be able to stop the wedding?
  • THIS WEEK: The ‘Y&R’ Bombshell That Will Change Their Lives Forever

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    After getting shot on last week's "The Young and the Restless," Paul Williams (Doug Davidson) needs a liver transplant and the only person who might be able to save his life is Dylan McAvoy (Steve Burton), but how is that possible? Well in a twist that's about to rock Genoa City, it looks like Dylan might actually be Paul's son with Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) and not Ian Ward's (Ray Wise).
  • David Tom OUT! Burgess Jenkins IN! The Shocking Recasting of Billy Abbott on ‘Y&R’

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    Just as the long memorial day holiday weekend was getting ready to begin word broke that "The Young and the Restless" was recasting the role of Billy Abbott. According to Daytime Confidential, "Y&R" has decided to go in a different direction with the character and has let David Tom go. He is being replaced by actor Burgess Jenkins.