Who’s coming and who’s going from The Young and the Restless (YR)? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
The Young and the Restless C&G News
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring, or day-player roles? Are any well-remembered stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join The Young and the Restless fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the CBS soap.
The week of May 31, 2021
After emergency eye surgery forced her to take a temporary leave from the soap, Mishael Morgan triumphantly returns as Amanda Sinclair. Her first airdate is Tuesday, June 1. Meanwhile, Karla Mosley (ex-Maya, The Bold and the Beautiful) has wrapped up her fill-in stint as Amanda.
Telma Hopkins begins a short-term recurring stint as private eye Denise Tolliver on Tuesday, June 1. Look for the character to deliver stunning news about Amanda’s past. Hopkins was a member of the singing group Tony Orlando and Dawn and also appeared on the 1980s sitcom Gimme A Break!
Please note that air dates may be subject to change.
The Young and the Restless History
YR made its debut in 1973 and introduced more sexual undertones and younger characters to daytime soap operas. It has outlasted other soaps to become a mainstay for many households. Needless to say, four decades of storylines have kept viewers locked in and wanting more.
From Victor Newman’s (Eric Braeden) family machinations to Rey Rosales’s (Jordi Vilasuso) heroism to the adorable love story of Kyle (Michael Mealor) and Summer (Hunter King), YR knows how to entertain and keep fans coming back for more.
Bringing the Drama
It is one of four soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include General Hospital (GH), Days of our Lives (DAYS), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.