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Katherine Chancellor’s ‘Y&R’ Remembrance Ceremony Continues Today; Tricia Cast Returns

As we previously reported, “The Young and the Restless’” is honoring the one-year anniversary of Katherine Chancellor’s (Jeanne Cooper) onscreen death with a remembrance ceremony in Chancellor Park. The touching episodes began yesterday, Tuesday, August 26, with a special appearance by Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy). And today, they continue with a return by Nina (Tricia Cast), who flies in from Los Angeles to honor her dearly departed friend. Tune in today, Wednesday, August 27, to see part…

Justin Hartley Was Almost Not ‘Y&R’s’ New Adam Newman?

As they celebrated their first anniversary as hosts of "Soap Box with Lilly & Martha" on Thursday, August 21, former daytime soap stars Lilly Melgar ("General Hospital") and Martha Madison ("Days of our Lives") had soap journalist Michael Maloney, talent manager Michael Bruno and online soap reporter Michael Fairman on as guests as they discussed the week's biggest soap opera news. No story was bigger this past week than the news of Justin Hartley ("Passions," "Revenge," "Mistresses")…

‘Y&R’ Marks One-Year Anniversary of Jeanne Cooper’s Death; Brings Back Two Fan Favorite Characters

She’s gone, but she’ll never be forgotten — a statement proven true by “The Young and the Restless” regarding Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), who passed away last year but still remains quite central to storylines playing out in Genoa City. And the soap will once again honor her memory — exactly one year after Katherine’s onscreen death — with a remembrance ceremony in Chancellor Park that includes Tricia Cast (Nina Webster) and Michael Fairman (Patrick Murphy).

‘Y&R’s’ Phyllis Summers: While You Were Sleeping… (Photos) + Gina Tognoni’s First Airdate Revealed!

After nearly a year in a coma, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will once again say hello to Phyllis Summers when daytime veteran Gina Tognoni takes over the role beginning Monday, August 11, Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively. In our tribute to the character as she gets ready to wake up for the first time in the coming weeks, we take a look back at what Phyllis has missed while she was sleeping, including what former loves Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) and Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow)…

TODAY: The Death of Katherine Chancellor Begins

Beginning with today's episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," the citizens of Genoa City will honor the life of Katherine Chancellor, whose portrayer, Jeanne Cooper, passed earlier this year after a short illness. According to the network, loved ones of Katherine's will begin receiving postcards asking them to gather at the Chancellor Estate, where they'll learn that Katherine died while exploring the world with her husband, Murphy (Michael Fairman).

‘B&B’ Scribes Discuss The Shows First GLAAD Media Award Nomination

"The Bold and the Beautiful" was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award this year for its first same sex romance storyline "My Two Moms" featuring the characters of Karen and Danielle Spencer (Joanna Johnson and Crystal Chappell) and their welcoming daughter Caroline (Linsey Godfrey). Veteran "B&B" script writers (and LGBT community members) Tracey Ann Kelly and Patrick Mulcahey, along with Head Writer/Executive Producer Bradley P. Bell chatted with On-Air On-Soaps' Michael Fairman in an…