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Steve Burton Signs On With The Young and the Restless For Another Year!

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Fan favorite and Daytime Emmy winner, Steve Burton has re-upped his contract, and is staying put in Genoa City for at least another year, which means more of Mr. Dylan McAvoy!

According to CBS Soaps In Depth, Burton told them he is staying for awhile at Y&R, “I’ve re-signed for a year, and I’m very happy!”

Burton joined The Young and the Restless family back in January 2013 after two decades as Jason Morgan on General Hospital.

The actor has been commuting back and forth from his home in Nashville, where he resides with his wife, and three children to tape episodes of the number one daytime drama!

So, glad to know Steve is staying put in Genoa City for the near future?  Share your thoughts below!

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ces
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ces

who cares?!! we have Billy Miller on GH 😀 He’s cuter and a better actor!!
neener neener neener …

Nikki
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Nikki

I have to agree Who cares. Their always looking to save money by cutting salary’s Why not get rid of Avery (the cookie maker), Summer (the pouter) and Dylan who does nothing but pour coffee.

Minniegirl
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Minniegirl

No he is not need Steve back at gh to play Jason things have not been the same some actors not just not beeeee replaced on a soap and Jason is one of tbem

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Not a fan. Don’t care for Dylan either. How can a character with rage issues be so boring?

jaybird369
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jaybird369

MBmomof3…OH, I AGREE!!!!! To me, Dylan is B-O-R-I-N-G PERIOD!!!!!

Harry
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Harry

Jaybird, can you just once pick a lane and tell us how you really feel?

Sharice
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Sharice

DULLAN

CeeCee
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CeeCee

I love you and your comments, jaybird. And, I love how you emphasize every word.
The blue jay is beautiful, just like you.
You are right, and, I cannot say it enough either. Dylan is boring….I get more action from my doorknob….I can open the door with it….later.

jaybird369
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jaybird369

CeeCee,

W-o-w!!!!! Girlfriend, I am so TOTALLY flattered!!!!! Thank You. And I love you, too. Girl…you are such a COOL CHICK!!!!! I hope that your husband knows that he is one LUCKY DUDE!!!!! BTW, your ‘doorknob’ comment made me LOL!!!!! Thanks.

Later.

k/kay
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k/kay

Now could we please make him more interesting a love interest that he has chemistry with! Avery acts too much like his mom .

Nanci
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Nanci

I was going to say the same thing. I used to really like him with Avery.
And I love Steve in general, and like Dylan. But he needs better
storylines, and to be paired with a woman who doesn’t act like his
mom.

Timmm
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Timmm

I hope he hooks up with Sharon.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

You know, Timmm. Now that I think about it, I can see Dylan and Sharon together. She will definitely give him a run for his money . He needs someone with a complex personality to make HIM interesting ….great idea, Timmm. Then again, you and jimh always come up with goodies.

Timmm
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Timmm

Steve seems like a great guy. Good news BUT I hope they write him better. He is a huge talent with crappy story lines! I never FF him on GH. Here at Y&R I cannot say the same.

Harry
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Harry

I agree, Timm. His coupling with Betty Crocker, attorney at law, didn’t help and somehow saddling him with the earnest over grown boy scout (Paul) and the somnolent zombie (Nickie) as his parents sure have not helped matters.

su0000
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su0000

Steve Burton is really cool guy..
buty-
he hasn’t had a story.. Y&R uses him as filler, and thats a shame..
All Dylan does is pour coffee and talk with Avery lol ..
I bet he wishes he was still with GH, he would have some really good stuff..
I wish Steve Burton the best and hope Pratt will give him a story, a story that highlights Steve Burton /Dylan..
))Dylan has been totally boring this past year.. yawn..

Timmm
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Timmm

He would love to be back working for Sonny.

Josh
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Josh

I love Steve Burton so much, he is a terrific actor. I am so happy steve signed a new contract.

mollie
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mollie

Glad to hear it ! Glad SB is staying because Dylan has become part of the Newman family and there is a lot of potential story for him. I like Dylan’s relationship with Nick and look forward to how they could counter balance Adam upon his return.

Good luck, Steve 🙂

davlestev1
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davlestev1

That had to be a big part of the talks before his contract was renewed…ONE YEAR??..Something is rotten is GC(DENMARK). Oh what a mess that is going to be wrought when he is let go and realizes he never should have left GH…same for Michelle Stafford when Nina Clay runs her course. Why you need to make characters so Gosh awful dull or Over the top with no redeeming qualities simply because your pen and mind won’t switch off full speed ahead is beyond me!!!

Aria
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Aria

I never saw Michele stafford on y&r so I can’t compare her work there to her work over at GH but I’m enjoying her work over at GH immensely even the over the top “acting” as some call it, too me she’s Devine. As for Steve burton, from what I’m gAthering from y&r fans, he isn’t cutting it with the majority there, and we now have billy miller whose interpretation of Jason is completely opposite Steve burton Jason , he’s not even trying to immatate him, only time will tell if he’ll succeed but so far I haven’t heard any… Read more »

Laurie
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Laurie

I’m glad that Steve has his schedule set to where he can fly to work during the week & fly back home to Nashville when it’s over. Must be working find for him & his family. It’s good for Y&R he is staying since his characters is connected to so many on the show. I actually like good guy characters on soaps. Burton’s Dylan is a bit too “put-upon” for my tastes. He’s always in a crisis, which is how JFP wrote him on GH, but of course every soap has those characters! It got boring for this GH fan.… Read more »

Vicsze
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Vicsze

They need to get Dylan out of the coffee shop & give him a more exciting career like working alongside his father Paul at the GCPD. If you have someone of Steve Burton’s calibre signed to a show then you might as well use him to the best of his ability.

Timmm
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Timmm

No, being a cop on any show is dreadful. You are never allowed to get your guy!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

That’s a great example of dry humor, Timmm…LOL.

KateA
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KateA

I don’t know what the problem is between the Avery and Dylan scenes but there is no chemistry there. The stare at each other with dead eyes and talk. I do FF through their scenes. I think Steve was better on GH. I keep waiting for Avery to develop a personality. I Like all the other actors on Y&R. IMO.

Timmm
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Timmm

Your right. I like both actors but it seems like they just dont have any chemistry.

Mo
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Mo

🙁 for Y&R fans. Guess that means Avery is staying too. 🙁

Timmm
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Timmm

I would have liked to see her and Michael hook up but it looks like Mr. Baldwin is leaving.

Sue
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Sue

Does anybody know if CLB is leaving?

Timmm
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Timmm

Sue, I hear he is headed to GH. Him and Michelle Stafford are good friends and she has been on record about how much fun it has been working on GH so I’m sure she gave him the low down. Christopher is an artist and acting is his craft and he may want to expand on his daytime experience and try something new. It is rumored that him and Michelle’s character will be connected so it makes even more sense. The other thing is it seems like more and more actors are leaving Y&R and you cannot help but look… Read more »

Brett Bradley-Howarth
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Brett Bradley-Howarth

Another year he’s wasting on this dull as ditchwater character, sigh….

Timmm
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Timmm

Him and Stitch should re-enlist!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

See what I mean? Timmm, you crack me up. LOL.

Harry
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Harry

I have always thought Steve Burton was a really talented actor. He can say so much with his eyes without uttering a word. He had some amazing, powerful and poignant scenes on GH.
Yes, despite being allowed to wear color, Dylan is duller than my dishwasher.
I think he’s even more boring with Betty Crocker.
Please give this man a storyline and a romantic partner which is worthy of his talent and charisma.

su0000
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su0000

Steve Burton starred in a movie called ”The Castle” he was awesome and powerful!!
Steve in that movie and Steve in the soap are a 180 ..

Harry
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Harry

Yes, he was really good in The Castle

Rose
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Rose

Wonder how much soap actors get paid, compared to nighttime drama and sitcom actors?

davlestev1
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davlestev1

They do well enough as long as they are long term fan favorites who the show wouldn’t dream of letting go of…they make NO WHERE near a primetime salary…that only distinction was given to Susan Lucci who at one point in her AMC career managed to snag a one million dollar a year contract…unheard of at that time in the daytime industry and NEVER to be duplicated. I’m sure and willing to bet that our U.S. highest paid soap actor is Eric Braeden(aka) Victor Newman of The Young and the Restless. Soap salaries depend on long term employment..not overnight primetime… Read more »

su0000
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su0000

unknowns= around $700/per episode and $1500 per episode after a year.
5-10 years = $1500 to $3000 per episode.
more than 10 years= $2000 to $5000+ per episode.
exceptions /
Tony Geary (Luke, GH) range of 1- 3 million per year, which also includes special privileges including limited work hours and extended vacations.
also- Susan Lucci, Erika Slezak..

Kaffen
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Kaffen

I wish could have made a return to GH, and he be in Sam’s dream’

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Lexi Ainsworth Returns to General Hospital

Recently on her Instagram story, Daytime Emmy-winner, Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina), revealed she is back at work at General Hospital.

The actress who debuted as Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Alexis’ (Nancy Lee Grahn) daughter back in 2009 has been on and off the series through the years, and fans have wanted to see Ainsworth back with more story on the Port Charles canvas.

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Ainsworth tagged General Hospital in her IG story post and noted Prospect Studios were the show is taped along with a call sheet.

Lexi was last seen in September of this year, when Kristina was reunited with her very-much-alive father, Sonny Corinthos.

Kristina’s last few storylines involved becoming involved in the Dawn of Day cult and falling in love with her professor, Parker, played by Ashley Jones.

No word yet on when Ainsworth will be back on air on GH, but stay tuned!

Do you hope Lexi is back for a run of story? What would you like to see happen to Kristina next? Comment below.

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Justin Hartley and Renée Elise Goldsberry Receive ‘Critics Choice Award’ TV Nominations

Soap alumni showed up in this year’s television nominations for the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards.   

The awards will be given out on January 9th on a simulcast live that air on both the CW and TBS in the East from 7-10PM.  It will be tape delayed for west coasters.

In the running for the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series is This Is Us star, Justin Hartley (Ex- Adam, Y&R and Fox, Passions) for his role as Kevin Pearson, and in the Best Actress in a Comedy Series category, former One Life to Live favorite Renée Elise Goldsberry (Ex-Evangeline) scored for her work on the Peacock streaming series, Girls5eva.

This Is Us also scored for Best Drama Series and a Best Actor in a Drama Series nod for Sterling K. Brown (Randall), as well as his on-screen lady love, Susan Kelechi Brown (Beth), in the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category.

HBO’s Succession led the nominations with 8, followed by Mare of Easttown and Evil with five nods.

You can check out the full list of TV nominees here.

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Ingo Rademacher Speaks Out On His Dismissal From GH Sharing: “I Was Hoping to Play Jax For Another 10 or 25 Years and Unfortunately, That’s Not Going to Happen”

For the first time since he was fired for not adhering to General Hospital’s and Disney/ABC’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, Ingo Rademacher (Ex-Jax), addressed his exit from the soap opera via an “official video” message on his Instagram account.

Ingo expressed: “I’m sorry that I didn’t put out this video earlier, but this is about thanking you guys, the fans of the show and also the GH crew and cast. I was on the show for 25 years. They were like my family a lot of the people there. I was hoping to play Jax for another 10 or 25 years and unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. I want to thank you guys for sticking with Jax for 25 years and I’m sorry that I’m not there anymore to play Jax, which is still something that I am trying to process  … it’s just kind of crazy.”

Rademacher also took aim at his former co-star, Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) for announcing on Twitter that he was no longer on the show, before he had a chance to do so, which he says was a huge disappointment to him given that they worked together for 25 years.

He went on to say how he appreciated all the positive comments from the fans adding, “A lot of you come on there to say that you’re vaccinated but stand for medical freedom, I love hearing that, because I believe it should be a choice.”  Ingo continued to express his view, “I don’t agree with vaccine mandates or corporations ever being able to mandate a vaccine to keep your job.”

The actor closed with another nod to the viewers of GH adding, “Thank you so much for supporting me for 25 years. I will have more news later on, but for now, just wanted to thank all of you amazing fans. Thank you.”

You can watch Rademacher’s full statement via his IG post below.  Then, let us know what you thought of Ingo’s long-awaited exit message in the comment section.

 

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guys. I really appreciate it.”

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