The Young and the RestlessComings & Goings

If you want to know more about which actors are coming and which actors are on their way out, and which have changed their contract status, we've got you covered for all soap operas including Young and Restless.

Daniel Goddard, who has played Cane Ashby on Young and the Restless since 2007, took to Twitter today, using the hashtag #yr, and stated, “Life has been so good to me, but sometimes… you just have to turn the page and move on… #yr.” Though it hasn’t been confirmed, could the actor’s tweet mean he’s leaving his daytime role? On Tuesday April 9, we reported that Daniel Goddard sold his Calabasas home… reached out to Goddard and will report back when we receive confirmation.

– Amy Mistretta

Friday, April 12th, 2019

As of April 10, Soap Digest has reported that Michelle Stafford’s contract with General Hospital ends in May. Once she is finished up, she will be back taping at Y&R. Originally reported March 30: In a surprising twist, Gina Tognoni has left Y&R and Michelle Stafford (Nina Cassadine, General Hospital) is leaving GH and returning to the Young and the Restless role she originated as Phyllis Summers Abbott, according to Daytime Confidential. Stafford previously left the role in 2013 after 16 years with the CBS soap. There is no word yet on her first airdate back in Genoa City. will update when more information becomes available.

– Christine Fix

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Jason Canela exiting Young and the Restless

On March 25, reported that Jason Canela took to social media with the news that he will not be continuing on Young and the Restless as Arturo Rosales following the end of his one year contract. Canela originated the role in March 2018 and spoke in his Twitter post about his great experience on the soap opera. He said, “I feel blessed to have been a part of something so special!” The actor also mentioned other members of Young and the Restless’ Rosales family would be sticking around. wishes Canela the best in the future, and will share his final airdate when it becomes available. His last tape date was Monday April 15.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Julia Pace Mitchell & Angell Conwell return to young and restless for neil winters funeral

More actors have been added to the list set to return to Young and the Restless for Neil Winters’ funeral. TV Insider has learned that Julia Pace Mitchell who was last seen as Neil’s (Kristoff St. John) wife Sofia Dupre Winters in October 2012 will reprise the role, as will Angell Conwell as Leslie Michaelson , who once dated Neil and has turned up on and off since 2010. Look for both actresses to appear during the special episode on Thursday April 25, as well as Dax Randall who will return as Moses, Neil and Sofia’s son. readers can also expect to see Mitchell in the Friday April 26 episode.

– Amy Mistretta

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Noemi Gonzalez exits Young and Restless

Actress Noemi Gonzalez took to Twitter to alert her followers that she will be leaving The Young and the Restless as Mia Rosales and said, “I have been honored and blessed with the opportunity to embody such a dynamic character on such a special show!” The actress, who first aired as Mia in November 2018, explained she would still be appearing on screen for another month. notes this comes on the heels of Jason Canela’s Young and the Restless exit as Arturo Rosales, so it’s possible Mia will leave Genoa City to be with her first love. Gonzalez’s last tape date was Monday April 15. Stay tuned for Gonzalez’s final airdate.

– Candace Young

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Jess Walton returns to Young and Restless

Actress Jess Walton will bring her character, Jill Foster Abbott, back to Young and the Restless during the upcoming episodes that deal with the sudden death of Neil Winters. Walton will also appear as herself in the tribute episode to honor the late Kristoff St. John, according to Soap Opera Digest. As part of casting news in March, Christel Khalil will return as Lily Winters Ashby and Shemar Moore will return as Malcolm Winters for the storyline involving Neil’s death on April 25 and 26. Victoria Rowell (Drucilla Winters) and Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis Hamilton) will also be part of the April 29 tribute episode.

– Candace Young

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Greg Rikaart exits Days as Leo Stark

Greg Rikaart will be making his way back to The Young and the Restless as Kevin Fisher this spring. The actor recently finished a stint as Leo Stark (Matthew Cooper) on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. will inform our readers with his first airdate as more information becomes available.

– Christine Fix

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

stan shaw to appear for Neil winters funeral on young and the restless

Back in March, alerted fans that there would be a special tribute for Kristoff St. John and the character he played on Young and the Restless, Neil Winters. TV Insider has learned that actor Stan Shaw will appear to honor his friend as the reverend for Neil Winters’ funeral on Thursday April 25. Not only were Shaw and St. John friends, they appeared in the 1979 miniseries Roots: The Next Generation.

– Amy Mistretta

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Gina Tognoni exists The Young and the Restless

In a shocking reveal, Gina Tognoni is exiting The Young and the Restless as Phyllis Summers Abbot. After it was reported by Daytime Confidential that Michelle Stafford will return to Young and Restless in the role, Tognoni took to Instagram to say she felt blessed to have taken over the character of Phyllis Summers Abbott, and was thankful for the connections she made with the cast. “I am beyond grateful for the creative experience that The Young and the Restless has given to me as well as the amazing relationships I made with the cast, crew/staff, producers, and writers. I love my Genoa City family, which made it easy to give 110% every day. My long commutes always went smoothly because I loved where I worked and the people I worked with!” Gina Tognoni joined Y&R in 2014. will update readers with her final airdate.


View this post on Instagram


A post shared by @ginatognoni on

– Dustin Cushman

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Eileen Davidson returns for st john tribute on young and restless

Back in February, reported that Eileen Davidson would be returning to Young and the Restless as Ashley Abbott for two episodes this spring. Soap Opera Digest has learned that the actress will also take part in the special tribute episodes for Kristoff St. John and his character Neil Winters on April 25 and 26.

– Amy Mistretta

Thursday, March 28th, 2019


Powered by
Back to Top