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?
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day player roles? Are any well remembered or beloved 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 January 22, 2018
Chelsea’s long-missing mom, Anita Lawson, is heading back to town. Actress Catherine Bach shared the news on Instagram, noting that she’d be “raising hell very soon,” along with a photo of herself with Christian LeBlanc (Michael) and Gina Tognoni (Phyllis). (The post has since been removed.) No airdates have been released, yet.
Shanica Knowles — Beyonce’s cousin — has landed the role of Simone, a singer whose career Devon (Brighton James) begins steering via his music company. She’s best known for her role as Amber Addison on Hannah Montana (2006-2011). Knowles begin airing next month.
Ali Hillis plays Dr. Chasin on Wednesday, January 24.
Michael Masini is back as Tony Kingsman on Friday, January 26. He last appeared earlier this month in scenes with Eileen Davidson (Ashley).
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.