Updated October 24:

CBS released a promotional video teasing Adam Newman's return to Genoa City. Check it out:

Updated October 24:

Burgess Jenkins, who plays Genoa City's Billy Abbott posted a 'first look' promotional photo on Twitter of himself as "Y&R's" Billy with Melissa Claire Egan as Chelsea and Justin Hartley as Adam. Check out his tweet:

Updated September 16:

Justin Hartley will first appear as Adam Newman on November 5, according to Soap Opera Network.

Original article August 19:

Actor Justin Hartley, formerly of "Passions," has been hired to take over the high profile recast role of Adam Newman on "The Young and the Restless," according to TV Guide. Hartley starts taping as Adam in late September and will first be seen in Genoa City during November Sweeps.

Hartley is currently appearing on "Mistresses," and has also had roles on "Revenge" and "Smallville" since leaving daytime previously. Michael Muhney announced he would not return as Adam Newman last week after being fired from the role in December 2013.

Find out who attended Connor Newman's birthday celebration on Y&R and more through's Soap Opera Fan Soap Summaries.

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- Candace Young