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CBS to Air Original Episodes of ‘Y&R’ on Christmas and New Year’s Day; Full CBS Daytime Holiday Schedule

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On Thursday, December 25 and Thursday, January 1, CBS is handing fans of “” a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s present in the form of original episodes of the daytime drama series, the network recently announced.

Original episodes of “Y&R” on two of the biggest holidays comes as a surprise as historically the network has aired an encore or preempted the daytime soap in place of sports or parade related programming.

CBS has scheduled encores of “,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “” and “” on those days.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday, December 24, Christmas , CBS has scheduled original episodes of “Let’s Make a Deal,” “The Price is Right,” “Y&R” and “B&B.” An encore of “The Talk” will air on Christmas .

On Wednesday, December 31, CBS will air original episodes of “Y&R” and “B&B.” A “Best of 2014” edition of “The Price is Right” will air with a guest appearance by James O’Halloran, the recent winner of the Male Model Search. O’Halloran will be joined by finalists and .

Encores of “Let’s Make a Deal” and “The Talk” will air on New Year’s eve.

All episodes (original and encores) will air in the regularly scheduled time periods of each program.