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Y&R's Jeanne Cooper's "Not Young, Still Restless" Makes The New York Times Bestseller List!

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Who says that soap stars and soap fans who watch them every day aren’t a huge demographic and important audience in pop culture?  Well,  look no further than today’s fantastic news from Harper Collins, the publishing entity behind The Young and the Restless’ Jeanne Cooper’s (Katherine Chancellor) tell-all memoir, Not Young Still Restless!  Jeanne’s book is now a New York Times best seller.  It’s in at number 25!

When Cooper was informed of the news she was said to be absolutely ecstatic when she was called by her publishers this afternoon.  Jeanne then jokingly said that maybe she would get a raise at Y&R because of it!

So soapers, if you have not had a chance to get your copy of Not Young, Still Restless do so now and help push Jeanne to the top of the New York Times Bestseller lists! Let’s show em’ soaps still matter and how much we treasure the beloved people in it! 

In the meantime, check out our  recent On-Air On-Soaps interview with the soap legend,  and our recent video interview Skype chat with Jeanne  to get more scoops on Jeanne’s life, and what went on behind-the-scenes at Y&R!

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  1. john Truisi

    August 8, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Why wasn’t jeanne on the cbs morning show?

  2. Relle Hansen

    August 8, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    Going on Amazon to buy it right away!

  3. Relle

    August 8, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    Jeanne Cooper is amazing!

  4. kalamaty

    August 9, 2012 at 6:28 am

    FANTASTIC NEWS!! So excited for Jeanne and her success as an author!! Is there nothing this woman can’t do and turn into gold?! She is amazing. Thank you also, Michael, for the autographed copy of “Not Young, Still Restless!” Just received it in the mail last night and I’m over the moon!!!

  5. susan M.

    August 9, 2012 at 6:33 am

    I wish her GOOD LUCK with her book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Jewel McCauley

    August 11, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    I am reading the book at the present time, it is so good and thanks for writting the book. I love for you to come to Greenville, South Carolina.

    • Jewel McCauley

      August 11, 2012 at 1:39 pm

      Jeanne Cooper

  7. Jose

    August 12, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    Jeanne Cooper, you are amazing, there will never, ever be another like you… Caught some old episodes on YouTube, just to reminisce, and she is one class act with the acting chops to match… Keep going, Jeanne!!!

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The Young and the Restless Pushes Back Production Restart Date Due To COVID-19 Spike

As the coronavirus pandemic is spiking again in LA County and California, CBS’ Daytime-Emmy winning The Young and the Restless has now postponed their previously announced goal of a production restart of July 6th to now eyeing July 13th as their new start date.  Deadline first broke the news.

But all of this could change, given that California Governor Gavin Newsom and LA County health officials have come forward that the spike of COVID-19 cases, test positivity and hospitalization rates in California have given the Governor serious concerns, so much so that now he is tightening restrictions again for the state to include: once again shutting down indoor dining, closing all bars, indoor movie theatres, as well as all beaches being closed for the 4th of July holiday.

Just last Friday, Y&R picked up the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series at the 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. 

General Hospital is still eyeing a mid-July production restart, The Bold and the Beautiful had gone back into production and Days of our Lives still has episodes banked into the fall, and at this time have not yet announced plans to restart production.

So, do you think Y&R can safely go back into production in a few weeks given the COVID-19 uptick in new cases? Comment below,

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GH’s Michael Easton Posts “Ask Me Anything” Part Two

Over the coronavirus pandemic General Hospital star Michael Easton (Hamilton Finn) has been answering several fans questions posted to him in a series of posts on his official Facebook page. 

This week, Easton posted part two of his “Ask Me Anything”, and the fan favorite said he he will do his best to get through everyone’s questions and thanked those who made donations to America Health Care Workers and food banks during COVID-19.

In part two; questions ranged from: his connection with his on-screen brother played by Josh Swickard, if he would ever consider a return to Days of our Lives to reprise the role of Tanner Scofield (his first soap role), what is his favorite part of playing Hamilton Finn, and the casting of his on-screen daughter Violet played by Jophielle Love and more.

One question posed to Easton revolved around the just completed Daytime Emmys, when he was asked: “How many times have you submitted yourself for the Emmys? Some actors seem to put a real emphasis on being nominated but you don’t seem to care that much?”

Michael responded: “I’m pacing myself. I’ve maybe submitted three or four times in twenty years. It’s a lovely honor but not something I focus on. Everyday I try to give the best, most truthful performance I can and as I long as I can do that…I live with myself.”

Make sure to “Like” Michael’s official Facebook page, if you have not already to see more of his “Ask Me Anything’s”

So, what are your hopes for Hamilton Finn when Michael returns to taping new episodes of General Hospital in the future?

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47th Annual Daytime Emmys Draws Over 3 Million Viewers For CBS Telecast with Return to Network TV

Friday night was a good night for daytime!  With its first foray back on to network television since 2011, the Daytime Emmy kudofest, while for the first time held this year virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, scored very well in its timeslot.

The CBS broadcast averaged 3.1 million total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating.  That is way up from the last time viewers saw the award show on TV when it was on cable network POP TV back in 2015 with just over 900,000 viewers for its initial broadcast.

According to TV Insider report: The first hour of the Emmys garnered 3.3 million viewers to top the hour by edging out a rerun on ABC”s Shark Tank, and then slipped to second place for the second hour with 2.8 million viewers.

These were strong numbers for Friday night, and hopefully CBS and the other major networks will now continue this, and serve up the Daytime Emmy Awards moving forward.

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The ladies of CBS’s The Talk hosted the event; each virtually from their homes, in an event filled with at-home acceptance speeches and presenters, and clip packages. The show was produced by NATAS and Associated Television International

So, what do you think of the ratings performance of this year’s Daytime Emmys?  Comment below.

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B&B’s Heather Tom talks with Michael Fairman immediately following her record-tying win in the Lead Actress category during the 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards.  Heather and Erika now hold the most wins for an actress with 6! Leave A Comment

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