How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

 
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The Young and the Restless
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Vince Bucci/Getty Images

Former “Guiding Light” actress Cynthia Watros has been pulling double duty: Not only has the “Lost” alum been taping an upcoming three-day arc for “The Young and the Restless,” she’s also been gearing up to star in MTV’s pilot, “Finding Carter!”

Deadline first reported the news that the actress had landed the drama pilot, which centers on Carter, a happy teen whose life comes crumbling down when it’s discovered that her seemingly perfect mother actually abducted her! Watros (who’s no stranger to bad ass roles, having won an Emmy for her portrayal of “GL’s” psychotic character, Annie) stars as Carter’s biological mother, a tough-as-nails detective who’s hell bent on finding her daughter’s kidnapper.

For more on Watros’ busy schedule, including details on her November run as “Y&R’s” Kelly, stay tuned for an upcoming interview with the actress!



Disney/ABC Television Group

Disney/ABC Television Group

Ratings Report for the Week of October 7-11, 2013

NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,524,000 (-228,000/-125,000)
2. B&B 3,378,000 (-143,000/-22,000)
3. GH 2,793,000 (+62,000/+122,000)
4. DAYS 2,492,000 (+66,000/+126,000)

Households
1. Y&R 3.3/11 (-.1/-.2)
2. B&B 2.5/8 (-.1/-.1)
3. GH 2.1/7 (same/+.1)
4. DAYS 1.9/6 (+.1/+.1)

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John Paschal/JPI Studios

John Paschal/JPI Studios

As we previously reported, a few stars from “The Young and the Restless” are slated to make appearances on CBS’s popular game show, “The Price Is Right,” and next week’s schedule featuring two of the soap’s stars has been released!

Watch for Daniel Goddard (Cane Ashby) to appear alongside host Drew Carey on Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23, and for Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman) to appear on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25.

 



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File Archive

It’s been a whopping 24 years since Elizabeth Dennehy graced the daytime stage as “Guiding Light’s” Christina ‘Blake’ Thorpe Marler, and she’s finally ready to get back into soap operas. But this time, she’s headed to “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City!

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John Paschal/JPI Studios

John Paschal/JPI Studios

This past August, “The Young and the Restless” fans saw one of those rare circumstances when behind-the-scenes drama rivals that of the intense drama seen onscreen: actress Christel Khalil (Lily Winters) filed a lawsuit against her talent agency for reportedly being so sloppy and remiss, they sent her on an audition for the very sudser she was already working on!

According to The Wrap, attorneys for the defendant, Mavrick Artists Agency (which Khalil left prior to filing the suit) went on record saying that Khalil’s accusations were ridiculous. “There’s no way in hell that she went on an audition. That just couldn’t have happened,” the lawyers said. “Do you think ‘The Young and the Restless’ is so stupid that their casting office would have scheduled such an audition? It wasn’t an audition — it was a submission.”

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John Paschal/JPI Studios

John Paschal/JPI Studios

As we previously reported, Eileen Davidson is making a return to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott, but don’t expect the sunshine and lollipops that surrounded her last return to Genoa City (for Victor’s wedding); the tragic death of Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) and Billy’s (Billy Miller) daughter, Delia, is what brings the makeup maven back for three episodes.

“It was pretty depressing,” she reveals about the overall mood on set and the emotional funeral scenes in which she’ll be taking part beginning Monday, October 28. “Especially when you’re dealing with the death of a child. It’s a horrible thing to play. I remember I had to play it when I just had my baby (Faith), and they didn’t even tell me, because they didn’t want to freak me out. Really hard to do.”

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Sean Smith/JPI Studios

Sean Smith/JPI Studios

Since the passing of “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) this past May, her son, Corbin Bernsen, has done everything possible to properly honor his mother’s life. Not only did he personally take part in memorial episodes the sudser broadcast — and brought some of her real life ashes to be included in Kay’s funeral scenes — he kept fans apprised of his mother’s declining health before her death and the family’s status afterward. Now, he’s doing yet one more touching act in his mother’s honor: Dedicating his latest film to her.

“Beyond the Heavens” tells the story of Oliver, a 12-year-old boy who scientifically investigates the existence of God after his brother disappears. “My hope is that ‘Beyond the Heavens’ will encourage people to explore faith, open their mind and go beyond what they think they know,” says Bernson, who wrote, directed and co-stars in the film. “This is what my mother encouraged me to do. I hope to encourage others to do the same through this story.”

Look for the release of the film, which received praise from The Dove Foundation as a “terrific inspirational film” and includes a very special dedication to Cooper, on DVD and VOD on Friday, October 25.



John Paschal/JPI Studios

John Paschal/JPI Studios

Anyone who’s watched the past few days of “The Young and the Restless” knows that it has been heart wrenching, to say the least. The hit-and-run accident that caused the death of Billy and Chloe’s young daughter, Delia, has been center stage, and the performances that have gone along with the emotional storyline are what Emmy dreams are made of. We caught up with Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman), who not only had plenty of kudos for her onscreen best friend, Elizabeth Hendrickson, but also had a few details as to how the tragic story will affect Chelsea… and beyond.

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Bell-Phillip Television Productions (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)

Bell-Phillip Television Productions (Top); Sony Pictures Television (Bottom)

Ratings Report for the Week of September 30 – October 4, 2013

NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,752,000 (+24,000/+334,000)
2. B&B  3,521,000 (-44,000/+332,000)
3. GH 2,731,000 (-71,000/+17,000)
4. DAYS 2,426,000 (-200,000/+27,000)

Households
1. Y&R 3.4/12 (-.1/+.1)
2. B&B 2.6/9 (same/+.2)
3. GH 2.1/7 (same/+.1)
4. DAYS 1.8/6 (-.2/-.1)

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Corday Productions/Sony Pictures Television

Corday Productions/Sony Pictures Television

Ratings Report for the Week of September 23-27, 2013

NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R  4,728,000 (+112,000/+278,000)
2. B&B 3,565,000 (+59,000/+288,000)
3. GH 2,802,000 (+25,000/+281,000)
4. DAYS 2,626,000 (+131,000/+270,000)

Households
1. Y&R 3.5/12 (+.1/+.1)
2. B&B 2.6/9 (same/+.1)
3. GH 2.1/7 (same/+.2)
4. DAYS 2.0/7 (+.1/+.2)

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