On the heels of news announcing that “The Young And The Restless” had let Genie Francis (Genevieve) and Marcy Rylan (Abby) go, Soap Opera Fan Blog has details for another Genoa City actress who apparently just received her walking papers.
Soap Opera Fan Blog is awaiting confirmation and will update readers as soon as details come in. Will you be upset if Harmony won’t be around Genoa City for very much longer? Vote in our poll to let us know…
CBS Soaps In Depth is reporting that “The Young And The Restless” has let Genie Francis go as Genevieve, allegedly for budget reasons. Though her final air date is unavailable, the magazine is also hearing that other cast members will soon be on their way out as well.
Soap Opera Fan Blog will update readers as soon as more details are available. Are you upset that Genie is leaving “Y&R?” Vote in our poll below…
Actor Redaric Williams, who’s appeared on “Damages” and “Allegiance,” recently auditioned for the new Y&R role of Tyler Douglas. Watch the video below to hear which characters he’ll interact with and what to expect personality-wise from the new role.
Beginning on October 1 “The Young And The Restless” fans will see a new face in the role of Genoa City’s Noah Newman. Soap Opera Digest is reporting that “Hollywood Heights” star Robert Adamson, who plays Phil Sanders, has been tapped to take over for Kevin Schmidt. The show’s new Executive Producer Jill Farren Phelps and Head Writer Josh Griffith led the way for “Hollywood Heights” prior to returning to Daytime.
Yesterday “The Young And The Restless” actor Kevin Schmidt, who returned on May 22, tweeted a message to the show and CBS in regards to his role as Genoa City’s Noah Newman…
Christine Fix, Soaps.com/Soap Opera Fan Blog Editor-In-Chief, talked to Schmidt about how he found out and where he was at the time…
Soap Opera Fan Blog: How did you hear the news?
Kevin: I spoke to my manager this morning about my acting plans for the fall and he informed me the new EP decided to recast my character just before the weekend. I was in San Francisco enjoying Outsidelands [music festival] over the weekend so he waited until I was back to tell me. Thankfully, Stevie Wonder has pumped me with a healthy dose of optimism!
Look for Franklin to first appear on Friday August 24 as Sister Celeste.
Previous Reported on July 17:
Actress Bonnie Franklin, best known as Ann from “One Day At A Time,” will be guest starring on “The Young And The Restless” as a nun named Sister Celeste. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Franklin will be in the studio taping this week for mid-August scenes with Eric Braeden (Victor).
Soap Opera Network is reporting that former “General Hospital” actor Graham Shiels (ex-Cody Paul) will be joining “The Young And The Restless.” Though the actor has confirmed his role, details are being kept hush-hush. His first airdate has been reported as Monday September 10. Soap Opera Fan Blog will update readers as details are released.
Shiels has appeared on such Primetime shows as “CSI,” “NCIS,” “True Blood,” and most recently as Craig Marko on “Leverage.”
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Fans who watched the 1980s/1990s sitcom “Saved By The Bell,” starring Mario Lopez (ex- Dr. Christian Ramírez, “The Bold And The Beautiful”) will recognize “The Young And The Restless’” latest guest star. Tune in on Friday July 13 to catch Dennis Haskins, who played Bayside High School Principal Richard Belding, appearing as a priest.
Here is your first look at Landon as the new Heather Stevens.
Previously Reported on May 1:
“The Young And The Restless” has recast the role of Heather Stevens with Daytime Emmy Award winning actress Jennifer Landon (ex-Gwen, “As The World Turns”). The role was played by Eden Riegel, who was let go, and first created by Vail Bloom.