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    In our 'The Young and the Restless' News Room, Soaps.com keeps you up-to-date with the latest Soap Opera news on the net. We also feature interviews with the soap stars, as well as local appearances by the actors and actresses.

    The Young And The Restless Hires Ex-GH's Steve Burton.

    Monday, January 07 2013

    Coming to town!

    Same day update:


    If you missed Burton's appearance on "The Talk," check out the video clip below:



    Updated January 7:

    Burton appeared on "The Talk" and confirmed that he will be joining the cast of "The Young and the Restless." The ladies welcomed Burton to the CBS Daytime family and announced he will be playing Dylan McAvoy beginning January 29. Burton says that executive producer Jill Farren Phelps asked him to join the show, and that he was able to work out a deal in which he could keep his family in Nashville and go back and forth.

    Updated January 7:

    Steve Burton will appear on CBS' "The Talk" today and will be making an announcement. Tune in to the show at 2:00 PM EST to find out if it has to do with "Y&R." Check out a related Tweet from "The Talk":




    Original article December 26:

    According to a report by TV Guide, "General Hospital" alum, Steve Burton, who played Jason Morgan, may have signed on at "The Young and the Restless." The report hints that Burton would be playing a major role at "Y&R," which is now the home of his longtime friend and former boss, executive producer Jill Farren Phelps.

    Soaps.com will update this news as more information becomes available. Please vote in the poll below to let us know how you feel about the possibility of Burton appearing on "Y&R."



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    USER COMMENTS

    Posted by LovetheStars at Wednesday, December 26 2012 10:16 AM

    Love this idea. Steve is a great actor and very handsome. He'd make a great love interest for someone. Wonder what major role he'll play?

    Posted by pat123401 at Wednesday, December 26 2012 11:07 AM

    NO NO NO NO. WE DONT NEED A NEW FACE. WE NEED STORY LINE FOR THE CAST NOW. DONT KNOW WHO THIS GUY IS AND REALLY DONT CARE. NO MORE NEW PEOPLE...WRITE FOR THE CAST U HAVE.

    Posted by FL senior fan at Wednesday, December 26 2012 12:04 PM

    Nice!
    Just guessing...he looks to me like he could play the part of a military guy...perhaps Avery's Dillon is not dead, just presumed dead as an MIA. I can see these two together. If so, what a delima for her; her and Nick have so much going for them now & are so cute and comfortable with each other.

    Could this end up a titt-for-tat....if this is the old flame, perhaps he and Phyllis will fall for each other?

    Posted by bruceyboy at Wednesday, December 26 2012 12:38 PM

    STEVE BURTON played long suffering mobster Jason Morgan on GH ... he supposedly left GH to spend more time with his family ....

    I agree with PAT123401 ... the show needs to concentrate on getting it's current cast and storylines in order ... along with a host of other issues that have only gotten worse under the new regime ...

    Still, in the world of Hollywood, it's who-you-know etc and given his "love" of JFP, this isn't surprising

    Posted by dafyduc at Monday, January 07 2013 09:07 AM

    Love Steve, but wish he would return to the role of Jason

    Posted by Chicky2 at Monday, January 07 2013 12:02 PM

    He would be great with Avery, oh I hope that is it.
    Obviously the writers love Avery cause she gets tons of screen time but a real actualy storyline would be nice for her.
    Oh ya, bring it on. Yes, I loved him as Jason but if he isn't on GH then Y&R is great. Love him!

    Posted by laelin at Tuesday, January 08 2013 03:31 PM

    I miss him on GH but looking forward to seeing him YR I just really hope we see him in dressed in colors. No more BLACK! I do hope he does return to GH if its still on the air in 5 or so years to reunite with Sam and his son.

    Posted by madley2012 at Friday, January 11 2013 08:17 AM

    well i am a fan of steve burton have watched him on gh for a long time!!! he is awsome at what he does.. i watch y&r and can't wait to see what they have for him to do.. BUT I REALLY HOPE HE GOES BACK TO GH HE IS MISSED THERE SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!! i know he needs to be with your family im a mom to and will do what i have to for my family as well but i just hope you can maybe work it out and come back to gh sometime.. i will watch him on y&r.. good luck to him and his family

    Posted by LovinLifeLecroy at Thursday, January 17 2013 03:29 PM

    Could this be "Sharon Meets Someone New"

    Posted by Coastie at Friday, January 18 2013 12:11 PM

    His eyes are so blue...:))
    I could see him and Sharon hook up because he reminds me of Dickolas.

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