Soap fans know that The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful celebrate their anniversaries on, respectively, March 26 and March 23, each year. However, the two serials also have other milestone dates coming up that are aligned with the official start of the new Fall TV season on CBS. Soap Hub has the details on what viewers can expect to see.
The Young and the Restless ‘Returns’
According to a CBS press release, Y&R begins its 51st year on TV this fall, “returning” [Editor’s note: where’d it go?] Tuesday, October 3 as CBS’s longest-running scripted series currently on the air. A Y&R spokesperson says: “This season, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) fights to protect his legacy at all costs while an unexpected adversary challenges Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott).
“Viewers will be treated to returns from fan-favorite characters Mamie Johnson (Veronica Redd), who has unfinished business with rival Jill Abbott (Jess Walton), and Danny Romalotti (Michael Damian), who finds himself caught between ex-wives Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) and Christine ‘Cricket’ Blair (Lauralee Bell, celebrating 40 years on the series). And Jack Abbott’s (Peter Bergman) vow renewal with Diane Jenkins (Susan Walters) will be the perfect setting for romance, intrigue, and family drama.”
Mysterious New Character
The press release goes on to say that: “The 37th season of The Bold and the Beautiful premieres Thursday, September 21, with Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown) learning that Deacon Sharpe (Sean Kanan) has gone to great lengths to prove his love for her. A new intern at Forrester Creations, fashion student Luna (Lisa Yamada), has arrived with a mysterious past.
“This season, viewers will also learn if Hope Logan (Annika Noelle) will continue to pursue Thomas (Matthew Atkinson), a man dedicated to only her, or reunite with her husband Liam (Scott Clifton), who also admits to unrequited feelings for his ex, Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood), who is currently estranged from her husband whom she loves, Finn (Tanner Novlan).
More Drama on The Bold and the Beautiful
“Eric Forrester (John McCook) faces a health challenge he chooses to hide that may end his illustrious career. Yet, he’s determined to create his final fashion collection with the help of his grandson RJ (Joshua Hoffman), much to the consternation of Ridge Forrester (Thorsten Kaye), culminating in a stunning Forrester fashion challenge between father and son filled with gamesmanship, heartbeat, and high stakes. And, a shocking secret engagement will lead to either scandal or happily ever after for one couple.”