Perry Botkin Jr., ‘The Young And The Restless’ Theme Composer, Dies At 87

Madison Thompson Joins ‘The Young And The Restless’

‘Y&R’ Viewership Nosedives Upon Return

After airing repeats for three-plus months due to the coronavirus shutdown, CBS’s The Young and the Restless returned with original episodes  the week of Aug. 10. However, a sizable chunk of the show’s audience was not there to greet it.

CBS’s ‘Y&R” Sets Return Date

The daytime drama The Young and the Restless follows The Bold and the Beautiful back on to the schedule after resuming production in July. New episodes will resume on Aug. 10.

‘Young And The Restless’ Eyes July Restart

CBS’s The Young and the Restless is poised to become the second U.S. daytime drama to return to the set. The producers of the soap have sent a letter to the cast and crew, notifying them of a tentative plan to restart production on July 6.

CBS Soaps Run Out Of Original Eps This Week

The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful will air their last original, pre COVID-19 shutdown episodes this week — Thursday, April, 23, specifically. So, bginning Monday, April 27, the network will dip into Y&R and B&B‘s collective 80-year library and present memorable theme weeks.

‘Y&R’s Greg Rikaart Tests Positive For Coronavirus

CBS Soaps Suspend Production

CBS daytime dramas are the latest TV series impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In the face of a fast-escalating health crisis and new restrictions by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti aimed at slowing the epidemic, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful are stopping production. The shutdown is effective Tuesday, March 17, as both series are dark on Mondays. Currently, filming is suspended for the next two weeks.

‘Young And Restless’ Gets 4-Season Renewal

On the heels of Days of Our Lives‘ official pickup at NBC, CBS has renewed fellow sudser The Young and the Restless for four — count ’em, four — more seasons. The blockbuster deal ensures that daytime’s No. 1 soap will be around through (at least) the 2023-24 TV season.

‘Young And The Restless’ Marks Peter Bergman’s Milestone

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years ago, “The Young and the Restless” celebrated Peter Bergman’s quarter-century on the daytime serial with a cake and speeches. The actor says he didn’t expect any fuss over his 30th year playing Jack Abbott, but producers devised a plot twist worthy of a soap opera. To publicly honor the […]

‘Bold & The Beautiful’ Tops Soap Operas

After more than 8,100 episodes and 32 years on the air, The Bold and the Beautiful finally snared first place in the key soap opera demographic. The CBS daytimer hit a 0.9 among women 25-54, beating longtime No. 1 and sister show The Young and the Restless’ 0.8. In actually sheer audience, that’s 530,000 for B&B to 507,0000 for Y&R.

CBS Renews Its Entire Daytime Lineup

The network has renewed all five of its daytime shows — soaps The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful and game shows The Price Is Right and Let’s Make a Deal along with The Talk — for 2019-20. The lineup collectively earned 56 Daytime Emmy nominations and is set to be the most-watched network daytime slate for the 32nd straight year.

‘Young And The Restless’ Honors Kristoff St. John

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As “The Young and the Restless” head writer Josh Griffith screened the episode in which Neil Winters’ family learns of his death, the tears began to flow. Viewers might brace for a similar reaction when the CBS daytime serial says farewell to Neil and to Kristoff St. John, the actor who […]

Coroner: ‘Young And Restless’ Star Died Of Heart Disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with excessive drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor, according to a coroner’s report released Tuesday. Investigators listed “hypertrophic heart disease” as the cause of the 52-year-old’s death on Feb. 4 at his home in Los Angeles. Hypertrophic means […]

‘The Young And The Restless’ Pays Tribute To Kristoff St. John

‘Y&R’ Star Doug Davidson Leaves After 40 Years

Melissa Claire Egan Exits ‘Young And Restless’

Greg Rikaart Leaving CBS’s ‘Y&R’ After 14 Years

‘Young And The Restless’ Star Steve Burton Leaving

CBS, ‘Young & Restless’ Lead Daytime Emmys

Two longtime soaps, CBS’s Young and the Restless and ABC’s General Hospital, lead the Daytime Emmy Award nominations announced today. The May 1 awards ceremony, however, will not broadcast on TV. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nixed plans for a telecast of the ceremony because of the cost.

‘TY&TR’ Top Daytime Drama For 27th Straight Year

‘Young And The Restless’: 26 Years As No. 1 Soap

‘Young and the Restless’ Actor Hit With Car, Beaten

CBS Tops Daytime Emmy Nominations

The network receives 61 nominations, with its The Young and the Restless receiving 26, the most of any daytime show. The 41st annual Daytime Emmys will be presented June 22 in Beverly Hills.

‘Young And The Restless’ Celebrates 41 Years

Led by longtime stars Eric Braeden, Melody Thomas Scott and Peter Bergman, the cast and crew gathered to celebrate a day early. The CBS show has been daytime’s top-rated soap since December 1988 and was recently renewed through 2017. “We’ve been very fortunate that we’re still number one and our ratings are even higher than they have been,” Scott said.

‘Young & Restless’ Star Fired Over Groping Charge

Michelle Stafford Exiting Soap After 16 Years

‘Y & R’ To Memorialize Soap Star Jeanne Cooper

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says “The Young and the Restless” will broadcast a tribute to Jeanne Cooper, the veteran star of the daytime drama who died earlier this week. It is scheduled to air May 28. The network says cast members, friends and family of the actress will gather next week to tape a […]

‘Young & Restless’ Star Jeanne Cooper Dies At 84

Top Soap ‘Young & Restless’ Marks 40 Years

The CBS show, daytime’s top-rated soap since December 1988, hits the big 4-0 on Tuesday. The show is seen daily by an estimated 10 million viewers in such countries as Australia, Canada, France, Romania and South Africa.

‘Young & Restless’ Winning Streak Hits 24 Years

‘Young And Restless’ Marks 23 Years As No. 1

New Life For Canceled Soap Stars?

Some of the cast members of ABC’s recently canceled daytime dramas All My Children and One Life To Live may get new soap gigs courtesy of Sony TV. The studio is planning to bring in a number of actors from AMC and OLTL to join its two daytime dramas, NBC’s Days of Our Lives and CBS’ The Young & the Restless.

‘Young And Restless’ Gets 3-Year Renewal

CBS’s daytime drama The Young and the Restless will be restless for at least three more years with a new renewal that will keep the top-rated soap on the network through the 2013-14 season.