Soap Opera Fan Blog has the latest casting news for who will leave and arrive in Genoa City. Stay tuned, as we’ll update this page as soon as more casting news is released but for now, here’s what we know…
Lauralee Bell will appear as Christine on “Y&R’s” 10,000 episode.
Michael Damian is coming back as Danny Romalotti for “Y&R’s” 10,000 episode and will stay on for multiple episodes. He’ll first appear on September 27.
Soap Opera Fan Blog is awaiting confirmation and will update our readers when more details are released.
Previously Reported on September 19:
“The Young And The Restless’” Lindsay Bushman, who plays Summer Newman, is the latest being let go from the show. Bushman told our sister site Soaps.com, “I am grateful for the time I had to work on ‘The Young and the Restless’. The cast and crew are wonderful people. Thank you to all my friends and family for supporting me and thanks to many of you who tuned into a soap opera for the first time in 20 years. I am looking at this as a sign that there are more exciting opportunities for me.”
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that “The Young And The Restless’” Eric Braeden has allegedly signed a new deal with Sony TV that will keep his character, Victor Newman, in Genoa City for years to come. As for how long, neither the production company nor the show ever discuss actor contracts.
Are you happy Victor will remain on canvas for years to come? Vote in Soap Opera Fan Blog’s poll to let us know…
Entrainment Weekly is reporting that James Avery (“The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air,” Philip Banks) will be making a guest appearance on “The Young And The Restless” as a judge. Avery will start taping scenes today September 14, which will air beginning Friday October 12.
With all of the recent pink slips being handed out can you even be excited about any future guest appearances?
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).