The Young and the RestlessComings & Goings

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jennifer taylor can share that actress Jennifer Taylor is playing corporate big-wig Rebekah Barlow on The Young and the Restless. Taylor, who is known for her role as Chelsea on Two and a Half Men, as well as for her stint on Shameless, appeared on the soap beginning Tuesday December 4, and her character has shared scenes with Genoa City movers and shakers such as Phyllis, Billy, Devon, and Nick.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Updated December 4: can share that Eric Braeden will return on screen as Y&R‘s Victor on Friday December 21 (now Monday December 24 due to pre-emption). The actor posted a photo of him and Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki) along with the news.

On November 20, has learned that Eric Braeden is back to work and taping scenes at the CBS Studios. The actor posted a photo of him with his onscreen daughter Amelia Heinle (Victoria) captioned, “Back on set with my long lost daughter!!” Stay tuned for his return date as Y&R’s Victor Newman.

On September 11, we wanted to alert readers that Eric Braeden’s Victor Newman won’t be seen much in the coming months. The actor told TV Insider that he’s taking the entire month of September off while traveling to Germany and stated, “It is the 60th anniversary of [my] winning the German Youth Championship. I was javelin, discus, and shot put champion. I’m seeing some of my fellow athletes for the first time in 60 years!” As of yet, Braeden has no idea how his character will be written off canvas during that time.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

kelly kruger return

Actress Kelly Kruger took to social media to share a photo of herself on the CBS lot, where she’s back taping more scenes as Young and the Restless’ Mac. presumes her latest visit to Genoa City is related to the JT murder investigation, which last brought Kruger back to Y&R in November when Mac met with Rey Rosales regarding JT’s watch being found in Chancellor Park. Stay tuned for her airdate when available.

Friday, November 30th, 2018

zach tinker new fenmore baldwin has learned that actor Zach Tinker has been tapped to play the recast role of Young and the Restless’ Fenmore Baldwin, previously played by Max Ehrich. Tinker has been acting since 2015 and has had roles on TV series such as Murder in the First, Law & Order True Crime, and NCIS. Fen, who was last seen in May 2015, has been away at college in Arizona State. Watch for him to first reappear on Monday December 3.

Max Ehrich took to social media to explain why he didn’t reprise his former role, and said, “Dear #YR fans: I was supposed to do a special stint back on the show, but due to the stalker issue I had; It was unsafe at the time and I had to postpone. I grew up on this show and learned so much. Forever grateful for the privilege of working on such an iconic show. Unfortunately, was unable to be there during that time of filming.”

Friday, November 9th, 2018 has learned that season 14 American Idol finalist Loren Lott has been cast on Y&R as Devon’s sister Ana Hamilton. TV Insider is reporting that Lott will first appear on Wednesday November 28. The singer, actress has had roles on Greenleaf, Powers and most recently appeared as Ti Moune in the Broadway musical Once On This Island. Jamia Simone Nash originated the role and last appeared in 2012.

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 has learned that Tristan Lake Leabu will be making his way back to Young and the Restless as Reed Hellstrom. CBS Soaps in Depth is reporting that the actor will first be seen on Monday December 10 with Reed possibly looking for answers surrounding his father JT’s disappearance. Leabu exited Y&R on April 27 when his character left Genoa City to attend music boarding school in New Hampshire.

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 has learned that daytime newcomer Noemi Gonzalez has landed the role of Rey Rosales’ estranged wife Mia. Soap Digest is reporting that the character will first appear on Monday November 12.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 has learned that next week The Young and the Restless will go back to the 1970s to take a look at the shaping forces of the Abbotts. Cathy Marks returns to play a young Dina and Jonathan Stoddard returns to play her husband, John. Graham Taylor also returns as a young Jack Abbot, while Julia D’Arcy Badinger will take on the role of a young Ashley Abbott and Valentina Sky Gordon plays her little sister Traci Abbott.

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Actor Abhi Sinha, who has played Young and the Restless‘ Ravi Shapur off and on since 2017, made a post on his Instagram account to address the many fans who have asked when, or whether, they can expect to see him on the soap opera again. Sinha admitted his return was up in the air at this time, and alluded to reports of alleged allegations and pending litigation against Y&R as a possible reason the future of the show itself might be in question. Regarding his return he stated, “Honestly, I don’t know the answer. I was privileged to work with some amazing soap vets like @eileendavidsonofficial , @kristoffstjohn , Peter Bergman, @ginatognoni , @theoriginaldanielhall , @ryanashton , @christianjleblanc , @katelinderyr and the legendary Eric Braeden. I’ve been fortunate to make some lifelong friendships.
However, there have been recent allegations of abuse and harassment against the show’s producers/writers as well as potential litigation that may affect the future of the show and like a Domino effect it is the characters and the actors who play them that take the fall. While I have been fortunate enough to NOT be killed or written off- the future is uncertain.”

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 can report that actress Kate Linder took to social media to let her Young and Restless fans know that she would be back on the soap opera as Esther Valentine in the near future. She posted, “So excited to have worked today! @youngandrestlesscbs @cbsdaytime #yr #keepwatching #esther #esthervalentine” Linder’s last appearance on the show as Esther was in July.

Thursday, October 4th, 2018


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