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Y&R's Eric Braeden snaps back at Neil Patrick Harris twitter scolding!

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As news spread yesterday of How I Met Your Mother star, Neil Patrick Harris twitter slap at The Young and the Restless, Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), for calling him a “D-bag” (due to the soap icon backing out of a planned appearance on the CBS sitcom), now Braeden has spoken to another Hollywood outlet on the situation.  This time it’s the The Hollywood Reporter, where Braeden has some very choice words for Harris.

Braeden told THR, “It was utterly inappropriate. He’s a little boy. I need a worthy adversary. I don’t even know who this fellow is. I don’t have a Twitter thing. But you have to be careful in this world.”

For those who missed this twitter mess, it all stemmed from when Harris had objected to Braeden dropping out of an episode of How I Met Your Mother at the last minute because the part was not “substantial” enough — and then wrote the offensive Tweet.

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Harris later apologized by Tweeting, “Now I feel bad for the D-bag comment. Don’t know the guy personally. I’m just fiercely protective of our show.”

So what do you think of Harris’s behavior and Braeden’s responses? Let us know!

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Johanna
Johanna

Got them both ….and their shows some attention didn’t it???????

Callan
Callan

Braeden’s comment about the role not being substantial—it is a half hour sitcom for God’s sake—makes him appear to be on he arrogant side. Harris’ comment on Twitter makes him sound childish. The entire issue makes both of them look small.

navygirl
navygirl

Eric Braeden thinks entirely too much of himself and his importance. That man’s ego is out of control. He’s obviously been playing the Victor Newman role too long. He needs a reality check. I’ve never understood his appeal. Still don’t. Hope he does everyone a favor and retires soon. Tired of seeing his crater face on Y&R.

navygirl
navygirl

Braeden calls Harris a little boy. But a real man would have ignored the comments and moved out without incident. Braeden is the spoiled child here.

mmc
mmc

NPH was out of line with his comments.The choice of words he used was inappropriate.And I’ve always been a fan of his from his “Doogie Howser’ days..Eric Braedens comments were a little harsh but in his place i might have acted the same way.

J
J

Sorry for NPH, cause EB is all too arrogant and probably deserved it.
Personally, I wish EB were off Y&R. Too many cast members are superior talents and are given no story at all just to pander to one grand ego.

kay killgore
kay killgore

Oh much ado about nothing! With all the problems this nation has we are concerned about this? Eric Braeden must be smoking the stuff he is selling on TV! GROW UP! Get over your self! YOU GOT THAT!!!!!

Doe
Doe

I think this is ridiculous on both sides. Are these men or boys?..

mmc
mmc

I think they’re two egos gone crazy!

Nicole
Nicole

Hmm, love them both. Gotta go with Team Braeden, though. He *is* a big frickin’ deal imo (I don’t even watch Y&R and know this LOL). If he wants a bigger part and they don’t have one for him, what’s the problem with his stepping down and letting someone else do the job? I’m sure whoever got it in the end appreciated it. NPH’s comment was probably poorly chosen, but he’s apologized and explained himself. No harm done, kids — like Johanna mentioned, publicity for all!

bottomchef
bottomchef

NPH sang at the trevor project but he’s calling Braeden that term? Verbal bullying. NPH should shut up, apologize to Braeden personally and take care of his child. Of course Braeden would be upset.

Cara b.Stevens
Cara b.Stevens

Hello my name is Cara. I have been a fan of the Young and the Restless since I was a little girl. A big part of the show involved The Newmans and The Abbots who have extremely ,tremendously won my heart over the years with their outstanding rolls. Which each and everyone of them I have found to be intriguing and charming and very sexy. Eric is always been arrogant and sexy to me with a lot of charm which I love most about him, not to mention charming as well. A man like that is truly makes wonderful lovers too.

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In a record that will never be broken in the annals of daytime drama and television, The Young and the Restless has now remained at number one for 30 consecutive years, according to a press release from CBS Daytime.

That accounts for 1560 straight weeks at the top of the soaps, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings once the show hit the week ending November 30th.

In a statement, Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, CBS Daytime Programs and Syndicated Programs Development remarked: “The legacy of this show is remarkable.  No other modern day entertainment program in ANY day-part has been the top-rated show for 30 consecutive years.  This is an extraordinary feat that could not have been possible without the passion and commitment of the fans, cast, crew and staff. Their support has helped to make CBS’ daytime block the powerhouse that it is.”

Y&R started its current winning streak the week ending December. 30, 1988.   Thanks to Y&R and CBS’ other shows in the daytime line-up including: The Bold and the Beautiful, The Price Is Right, Let’s Make a Deal and The Talk the network has been #1 in daytime for 32 consecutive years.

In honor of this latest milestone, the show put out a video via social media featuring many of its notables from Genoa City, thanking the fans for watching and their continued support of the show over all of these years.   Included in the video are: Eric Braeden, Amelia Heinle, Jason Thompson, Joshua Morrow, Melody Thomas Scott, Joshua Morrow, Sharon Case, Jess Walton, Kate Linder, Jordi Vilasuso, Michael Mealor, Peter Bergman, Gina Tognoni, and many more. Check it out below

Now share your congrats to Y&R on 30 years of love, drama, family, intrigue and more via the comment section below.

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As it has been in the works for awhile,and  on Monday news broke that the CBS Corporation reached an agreement to sell its 25-acre CBS Television City property including its soundstage operations, to real estate developer Hackman Capital Partners for $750 million.

Hackman Capital also acquired the rights to use the Television City trademark.  The deal is expected to close by early 2019 on the historic property.

So what does this mean for your CBS soaps? Well, they aren’t losing their digs for quite some time!

According to the Hollywood Reporter, “CBS said that a handful of programs that film at Television City, including The Late Late Show With James Corden, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Price Is Right, will continue being produced on the property for at least the next five years.”

In a statement Joseph Ianniello, president and acting CEO of CBS Corporation said “The sale of Television City unlocks significant value, increasing CBS’ financial flexibility, including the ability to redeploy capital for strategic growth initiatives such as additional content investment. At the same time, we will be transitioning this venerable site to a new owner who is committed to its legacy as both a cultural landmark and modern production facility. Hackman Capital has demonstrated terrific stewardship of classic properties, including their development of the landmark Culver Studios.”

So what do you think of the CBS selling TV City? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Justin Hartley, Judith Light, Finn Wittrock Score 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Award Nominations

This morning, nominations were announced in the fields of motion picture and television for the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards given out by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.  The kudofest will be held on January 13th on the CW airing at 7PMET/PT.

Leading the pack in the TV field was the final season of The Americans and limited series Escape at Dannemora and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with five nominations.

This Is Us as with the Golden Globes did not come up with a Drama Series nod, however at the Critics’ Choice Awards two if its stars:  Milo Ventimiglia and Justin Hartley were nominated.

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For Hartley, the former Y&R star received an nod in the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category,  While Ventimigilia, who plays Justin’s on-screen dad, is vying the Lead Actor Drama category.

Judith Light, the former two-time Daytime Emmy winner from One Life to Live, received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television category for her performance in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

While yet, another former daytime, Finn Wittrock (Ex-All My Children) in the Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television category also for “Versace”.

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To view the complete list in all motion picture and TV categories click here.

Now, let us know if you are happy to hear that Justin, Judith, and Finn received nominations for their work? Comment below!

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