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CBS Exec Dispels Rumors of a Jason Thompson Departure from ‘Y&R’

Before news of Steve Burton's return to "General Hospital" became official, rumors began to swirl that Jason Thompson might soon be leaving "The Young and the Restless" and his role as Billy Abbott, and possibly be heading back to Port Charles as Dr. Patrick Drake. But not so fast!

First Round of Daytime Emmy Presenters Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the first round of presenters for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," taking place Sunday, May 1 from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and "The 43rd Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards" taking place on Friday, April 29, also at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

‘Y&R’ and ‘B&B’ Stars Face Off in Live Basketball Competition

Get ready for a soap opera showdown. Stars from "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" are competing against one another in CBS' Soap Mayhem Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 10. Part of March Madness 2016, the event will stream live on the CBS Facebook page at 11:30 am ET/8:30 am PT.

‘The Price Is Right’ Model to Play Wedding Planner on ‘Y&R’

Every wedding needs a planner, even if it is a couple's fourth time saying, "I Do." So the newly engaged Billy (Jason Thompson) and Victoria (Amelia Heinle) hire one to coordinate their next trip down the aisle on "The Young and the Restless," and she's being played by "The Price Is Right" model Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith.

WATCH: ‘Y&R’s’ Jason Thompson on ‘The Talk’

On today's edition of CBS' "The Talk," "The Young and the Restless" star Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott) appeared for the first time on the daytime talk show. After welcoming him to the CBS family, the co-hosts asked the actor about working on the soap opera and how things have gone so far him, including how easy it was to be "sleeping" in bed while his castmates cried over the possible loss of his character. The actor also shared where he hides his lines when necessary.