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CBS Renews Entire Daytime Programming Schedule! Y&R Receives Multi-Year Pick Up Through 2017!

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It was some great news today for The Young and the Restless, against all the sturm und drang of late!

This morning at the CBS TCA (Television Critics Association) Winter Press Tour, Nina Tassler, the President of CBS Entertainment announced the entire CBS Daytime programming block which includes:  The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Talk, Let’s Make a Deal and The Price is Right have all been renewed for another season.  However for Y&R, the number one soap received a multi-year pickup through the 2017 television season!

Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime, Angelica McDaniel acknowledged in the  CBS official press release: “The return of all five of our CBS Daytime shows is a credit to the collaborative spirit of the casts, crews and staff who work tirelessly to make their creative vision come to life. A special thank you goes out to our loyal fans for watching and for making us #1 in daytime.”

The renewals of the entire line-up came as no surprise, since the daytime programming block came off a season of growth  in viewers and in key women demos for all of its daytime programs!

What do you think of the multi-year pickup for The Young and the Restless? Are you glad to know the show is definitely staying put through 2017?  Are you glad to hear of the success for the CBS Daytime line-up?  Let us know!

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Monica Junge
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Monica Junge

Glad to hear about all CBS daytime shows being renewed but also for the multi year Y&R renewal, I wish the same for B&B also though,

robert
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robert

Love Y&R.

Luke
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Luke

Looks like reports of the death of daytime soaps have been greatly exaggerated – so happy that Y&R will be around another THREE YEARS! – it almost makes me finally want to give Let’s Make a Deal or The Talk a chance in gratitude – and after all the nastiness of the past few weeks, I can’t think of a better way to lift everybody’s spirits.

Iakovos
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Iakovos

Glad to see faith in the genre, evidenced by this multiyear commitment by CBS. Am surprised B&B did not receive same deal with its recent resurgence in ratings and popularity overseas. I pray for the day one of the nets launches a new soap, likely a half hour story. I do not think much of LET’S MAKE A DEAL or THE TALK. It would be nice to see more of a quiz show instead of DEAL’s silliness. PRICE is an institution, I know, but it is not as fun anymore. As CBS is such a news power, I wonder if… Read more »

PatF
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PatF

I’m so glad for the entire CBS lineup, but mostly for the most loyal YR fans!

Three years will give the show more than enough time to fix a couple of things that are wrong, and also means that Phelps can also soon be gone, and the show will continue strong without her.

As for all the “fans” and haters that continue to bash the #1 Daytime soap, I’m sure you are as thrilled as the rest of us!

Congrats YR cast!

Eileen Hargis
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Eileen Hargis

HA, TOLD U!!!!!

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Told us what ?

Cookie
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Cookie

Lol 😉

ricardo
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ricardo

Great news for a change. young and the restless is hear, to stay. my only wish is, for jill phelps to be fired. i cannot stand that woman. she is a soap killer. also i love the talk. the ratings are getting higher and higher, that’s really great news.

Mary SF
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Mary SF

Good news– but I still hope they lose their number one spot in the ratings— because I think they are taking their fans for granted believing we will watch whatever they put on the screen and never suffer any consequences for it— so it would be nice if they took a tiny tumble, just to light a fire under them to be better on the creative end of things. And as long as this show is on I doubt the other networks will pull the plug on their remaining soap, so I think this news bodes well for both GH… Read more »

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Congratulations Y&R and B&B. Glad to see CBS has enough faith (and sense) to give Y&R the multi-year deal. Loving live soaps!

Scarlett
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Scarlett

I hope after JAN 31 Y&R won’t expect the same viewership after what they have done. After 25 yrs, I am finished after the bogus firing of MM and also losing Billy abbot, replacing ppl, IT WON’T WORK. Normal viewer’s get tired of that. Try doing that on a show like Breaking Bad, past tense or another no. 1 show! That’s why they will lose a noticeable chunk of their fan base. Or maybe some ppl can’t tell a good actor from a desperate, young not so great replacement character! Back up your claim, HK? Hmmm

Scarlett
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Scarlett

Michael Muhney’s firing is going to make a huge difference, Hunter
King, none. Y&R should have called her bluff. If you were ” groped” who uses that term anyway? Well you would report the crime. Top Brass at CBS is like the mgr atMcDonald’s! is a young actress that dumb? Maybe attend college first. Can’t believe JFP couldn’t see this as extortion, so that HK can never be fired! Dumb, it’s ashame the women with power don’t have the brains to make good decision! Mr. Moonves were are you?

e c
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e c

i think it is great CBS is airing Y and R.. and basic channels should air the daytime awards. good job CBS channel.!

Vicky
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Vicky

LOVE Y&R , eh on B&B, CAN’T STAND JFP! Still Boycotting Y&R in February, STILL WANT HER AND ANGELICA OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lawrence
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Lawrence

Phelps will have it cancelled before 2017 if they do not fire her.

Jared
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Jared

Wow! Great news! Maybe the tide has reversed, and our genre is on the upswing! CBS having the #1 show in the USA and the #1 show in the world is quite an accomplishment.

Sylvia Gillis
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Sylvia Gillis

Thirty days ago I would have been thrilled for Y&R for 40 years but, since they pulled the plug on Michael Muhney, I’ve been shocked & sickened by the behavior of Management & actors. He doesn’t say anything but they continue to attack him. I think CBS RENEWED Y&R specifically for 3 yrs instead of 1 yr. was to show the fans of Michael Muhney that we can’t hurt the show. Their message was “to Hell with you. We don’t count. So Be It. We won’t go quietly into the night. Our goal now will be to knock them out… Read more »

Barbara Wilson
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Barbara Wilson

Good news. Especially glad to hear about Y & R.

Mary Lou
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Mary Lou

I also am happy that Y& R will be on for another 3 years. I also agree that some of the storelines are bad. I don’t understand way they are bringing new people on,instead give some of the actors who been on the show decent story lines. Paul, Christine, Gloria, Devin and Neil etc. All who played these parts are good actor. Gave them a chance. I will be watching my favorite soap.

Alice Garcia
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Alice Garcia

Ive been watching this soap, since almost the beginning. Ive always beleived it is one of the best written soaps ever. Im amazed at how storylines are intertwined, and evole to include things from the past that you almost forgot about. There is so much great writing, I prefer to watch my soap over most nightime programming.

Suzanne Short
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Suzanne Short

Yes, I am very glad to hear that Y&R has been renewed through 2017. Even though, at times the writing has upset me, I feel that for the most part Y&R beats out all of the other soaps regarding the acting and plots. I am happy to see that the character, Sharon, finally has some substance as this character always had in the earlier years, for she kept her marriage together in spite of Nick’s cheating and Nicki’s hatred. At any rate the acting on the program is superb. Thanks Y&R and CBS. God Bless America. Oh, More scripts should… Read more »

Becky
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Becky

I am very glad to hear the Y&R will continue. I have been watching it since the beginning. I DVR it and it is the one thing I can watch and put all my troubles aside. Thank you!!

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Corbin Bernsen to Reprise His Role of Arnie Becker in ‘LA Law’ Revival Pilot

Corbin Bernsen (Father Todd, The Young and the Restless) and the son of Y&R’s late great Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) has signed on to reprise his signature primetime television role of womanizing lawyer Arnie Becker in the upcoming LA Law revival pilot.

This makes Corbin the co-lead of the series alongside Blair Underwood (Ex-OLTL) who previously signed on to the pilot to reprise his role of Jonathan Rollins.  ABC has greenlit the pilot.

According to Deadline, it is believed that Bernsen and Underwood will be the only original members of the mid 80’s-90’s legal drama on NBC in the pilot, but more may guest-star if the show gets picked up for a full-season order.

In the premise of the reboot, the law firm of McKenzie Brackman, now named Becker Rollins, reinvents itself as a litigation firm specializing in only the most high profile, boundary pushing and incendiary cases.  The show will feature familiar characters working alongside new ones on the most hot button issues of the day.  As for Bernsen’s Becker, now in his 60’s, look for him to struggle with a rapidly shifting sexual and political landscape.

The original LA Law ran for eight seasons from September 15, 1986 to May 19, 1994 on NBC.

So, what do you think of Corbin taking on the role of Arnie Becket in a revival of LA Law? Would you be intrigued to check out the show if it makes it to series? Comment below.

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Justin Hartley Voices ‘Superman’ In New Animated Feature ‘Injustice’

Here’s yet another role that Justin Hartley was born to play, but this time he’s doing it with a twist! Hartley is playing the man of steel, Superman, in the new animated feature from DC Comic and Warner Brothers titled Injustice.

However, being that it’s animated, fans can hear Justin’s voice as Superman.  This is the third superhero role in Hartley’s career having played Green Arrow on Smallville and then Aquaman for a proposed series from the same team.  Of course, soap fans love him for his roles on Passions (Fox Crane) and The Young and the Restless (Adam Newman), while primetime audiences continue to love his portrayal of Kevin Pearson on This Is Us.

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In this new animated featured inspired by the popular video game, things go very wrong for Superman, when The Joker tricks him into murdering Lois Lane!

Justin spoke to TV Insider about taking on the legendary super hero via voice-over and shared what was the appeal for him to do. Hartley expressed: “I loved the arc of the character. I love the way it started and how you get behind him. You go, ‘This is very cool to see him at home and nesting and having a good time.’ And then all hell breaks out and I loved the idea that they wrote this guy flawed and this idea of Superman not having all of the answers… and sometimes, the answers that he has are outrageous. That’s a fun character to play.”

Injustice is out tomorrow on October 19th on 4K, Ultra-HD Blu-ray Combo Pack,Blu-ray, and Digital.  Check out a trailer for it below.

So what do you think of Justin as Superman? Comment below.

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Melissa Claire Egan Teases Her Return to Y&R: “Chelsea’s Missed You All!! Excited to be Back in Genoa City Soon”

Looks like Melissa Claire Egan’s (Chelsea) maternity leave is soon coming to a close and she will be back taping new episodes of The Young and the Restless sooner than later!

Back on August 21, Missy and her husband Matt Katrosar welcomed their son, Caden into the world and since then fans have gotten a glimpse of her life as a new mama via her Instagram posts.

Viewers of Y&R last saw Egan’s Chelsea via video calls, but that will be coming to an end when the often trouble-making Chelsea is back in the mix full force.

At the start of this week, Egan posted on Instagram: “Chelsea’s missed you all!! Excited to be back in Genoa City soon🤗 (sans the mental hospital scrubs, good for baby bump hiding tho!). What do you think is in store for Chelsea when she returns???”

And that’s a great question! What do you think will happen when Chelsea returns on-screen?

Share your thoughts and theories on the imminent return of Melissa Claire Egan to Y&R via the comment section below.

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