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‘Y&R’ Stars React to Renewal News

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The recent behind-the-scenes drama over at “” has created quite a storm, but a little bit of sunshine broke through the clouds today when CBS announced it has renewed the 40-year-old soap opera through 2017. Fans of the show have taken to Twitter to congratulate the cast and crew, and they’re not alone in the celebration: The actors are also thrilled that the sudser they call home received the official extension.

“This is amazing news!” (Cane) tweeted. “You, our amazing fans, will get to enjoy ‘Y&R’ for years to come!”

Added (Nicholas): “Huge thank you to all of our fans… U appreciate what we do… U stick with us through our ups and downs… our rich history lives on because of u!”

(Chelsea) also chimed in upon hearing the great news. “”RT 2 congratulate the entire family at The Young and the Restless on their multi year pick up today! Best fans in the world!”

Melissa Ordway (Abby): A huge thank you to all the amazing fans of #YR!!! You guys are seriously the best!!! Xoxo

Sean Carrigan (Stitch): A big thank you to all the fans!!! #YR renewed through 2017!

Camryn Grimes (Cassie): Have you heard?? #YR is picked up through 2017!! Surely thanks to you guys 🙂

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Cliff Lipson/CBS

In addition, shortly after the news broke that “Y&R” — as well as all of the network’s daytime programs including “,” “,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” and “” — had been renewed, Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime  tweeted a shout out to viewers. “A special thank you to our loyal fans for watching and for making us #1 in daytime!”

As part of the celebration, the show posted behind the scenes photos of the cast as they celebrated the news:

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(Nikki), (Dylan), (Neil) and (Devon)

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Goddard, James, Morrow and St. John

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Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren), Collins, Christian Le Blanc (Michael) and Redaric Williams (Tyler)

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