ALL ARTICLES ABOUT
The Young and the Restless



1
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 2:24 PM EDT
“The Young and the Restless” may have lost some pretty popular actors as of late, but that can only mean one thing: There are some prime Genoa City spots to fill! And one of the open positions already has its face: “Parenthood” and “Jane By Design” actor Matthew Atkinson!
Anyone who’s been watching “The Young and the Restless” as of late knows that Nicholas Newman’s life is about to be blown to smithereens. Not only has his father been tricking the love of his life into thinking she’s been seeing and speaking with her dead daughter, he’s on the verge of finding out that the very same woman he loves has been lying to him about the true paternity of his daughter! The drama is all pretty typical for Nick’s portrayer, Joshua Morrow — who’s been dealing with twisted Genoa City plots for nearly 20 years — but the drama he faces in his latest stint in the political drama thriller ‘Tentacle 8?’ Not so much! Soap Opera Network spoke with the actor about momentarily stepping away from his ‘Y&R’ craziness to film the exciting project, which is available on DVD in stores and on Amazon today. And we also got him to spill on all of the Victor (Eric Braeden), Sharon (Sharon Case) and Adam (formerly Michael Muhney) drama, too!
If you’re ready for more secrets, scandals, passion and romance than ever before, you’re in luck: The Emmy-nominated online soap opera “The Bay” is returning with an all-new Chapter 12 that promises to deliver sudser standards with a serious bang! What’s more, the cast has already begun new installments of the ever-popular pre-launch “Confessions of Bay City,” in which Bay City’s biggest and baddest take the hot seat for jaw-dropping confessions!

65
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:30 PM EDT
What started as just a rumor has officially transformed into a hard truth for “The Young and the Restless” fans: Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe Abbott) has officially confirmed that she is indeed leaving the soap she joined in 2008.
Cast, crew, executives, and reporters gathered on the set of “The Young and the Restless” last week to celebrate Melody Thomas Scott’s 35th anniversary playing the legendary Nikki Reed. Her closest co-stars gave heartfelt words of congratulations to the actress, followed by an incredibly emotional speech from Scott herself. But don’t fret about not being able to take part in the special event: Soap Opera Network was there to capture every moment!
Being on the winning team during this year’s Super Bowl was a dream come true for Seattle Seahawk’s fullback Michael Robinson, but the true touchdown for the Virginia native was being asked to film a scene for CBS’s “The Young and the Restless” — a soap opera he recently admitted is his guilty viewing pleasure! Soap Opera Network took part in a call with the sports star where he discussed his love of the show, how the gig came about and a very interesting conversation had had with legend Eric Braeden (Victor Newman). Read on for the detailed play-by-play!
Eileen Davidson may have just returned to the set of “Days of our Lives” to reprise her role as Kristen DiMera (to air later this summer), but that’s not the only sudser she’ll be appearing on: She’s heading back to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott later this month — and Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott) will be joining her!

8
Monday, March 10, 2014 12:35 PM EDT
Last week’s ratings for soaps may have been a little low (as Soap Opera Network reported here), but as for February Sweeps? “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” kicked some major you-know-what!

72
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:04 AM EDT
Ratings Report for the Week of February 24-28, 2014 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 4,839,000 (-387,000/+225,000) 2. B&B 3,585,000 (-212,000/+27,000) 3. GH 2,877,000 (-162000/+112,000) 4. DAYS 2,686,000 (-150,000/+169,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.6/12 (-.2/+.3) 2. B&B 2.7/9 (-.1/+.1) 3. GH 2.2/7 (-.1/+.1) 4. DAYS 2.0/6 (-.1/+.1) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 773,000 (-86,000/-124,000) 2. GH 687,000 (-37,000/+15,000) 3. DAYS 640,000 (-8,000/+93,000) 4. B&B 626,000 (-26,000/-124,000) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.2/8 (-.1/-.2) 2. GH 1.1/7 (same/same) 3. DAYS 1.0/7 (same/+.1) 3. B&B 1.0/7 (same/-.2) Women 18-34 Viewers 1. GH 227,000 (-13,000/+8,000) 2. Y&R 209,000 (+5,000/-15,000) 3. DAYS 190,000 (+1,000/+22,000) 4. B&B 167,000 (-15,000/-8,000) Women...
There’s been some behind the scenes buzz that perhaps Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Collins, “General Hospital”) and Cady McClain (Kelly Andrews, “The Young and the Restless;” Dixie, “All My Children”) recently had a secret wedding ceremony, but it’s a mere rumor no longer: Lindstrom has revealed that McClain is in fact his brand new wife!