David Tom Out, Burgess Jenkins In At Y&R image


Cast change.

Daytime Confidential reported that actor David Tom has been let go as Genoa City's Billy Abbott and "Army Wives" actor Burgess Jenkins has been tapped to take over the front burner role on "The Young and the Restless."

Jenkins' other noteworthy appearances were in television's "Nashville," "Revolution," and "One Tree Hill," and the film "Remember The Titans."

Check out Jenkins' Twitter post about his new role:

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- Candace Young