CBS will air a full week of classic episodes of “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of April 27, 2020, dedicated to legendary characters and epic travels, the network announced today.
“Y&R’s” episodes will be dedicated to beloved and iconic Genoa City matriarch Katherine Chancellor (played memorably by the late Jeanne Cooper). The “Katherine the Great”-themed episodes, some dating back as far as 1990, will star Cooper and feature early performances from show legends Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren Fenmore), Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), Jess Walton (Jill Abbott) and the late Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), among others. Each episode will air in “Y&R’s” regular timeslot, 12:30-1:30 p.m. EDT/11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., PDT.
“B&B” will air episodes the theme of “Escape to Monte Carlo.” With episodes filmed on location in the Mediterranean paradise and starring Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer), Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer), Don Diamont (Bill Spencer), Courtney Hope (Sally Spectra), Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan), John McCook (Eric Forrester), Rena Sofer (Quinn Fuller) and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester). As part of the themed week, two documentary-style “making of” episodes filmed on location in Monaco will air Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28. These two “Becoming Bold and Beautiful” episodes have never been seen before on CBS, and feature rare, behind-the-scenes footage of cast and crew (including head writer and executive producer Bradley P. Bell) as they shot throughout the enchanting mountainside country. Also, as an early kickoff to the theme week, on Friday, April 24, “B&B” will air the Monte Carlo-themed episode in which Forrester Creations and Spectra Fashions face off for a fashion showdown benefiting charity. Each episode will air in “B&B’s” regular timeslot, 1:30 p.m. EDT/12:30 p.m., PDT.
“It’s incredibly fun to offer fans an opportunity to look back at such memorable moments from ‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B,’” said Amy Reisenbach, Executive Vice President, Current Programs, CBS Entertainment. “Both of these shows have extraordinary legacies, and these specially curated episodes are only a small portion of what we hope to be able to present in the coming weeks.”
The stars of “Y&R” and “B&B” will provide bonus content with fresh commentary at the beginning and end of many episodes. Additional “theme weeks” of both series will be announced in the near future.
You can watch promo clips from the episodes below.
“The Young and the Restless”:
“The Bold and the Beautiful”: