Who’s coming and who’s going from The Young and the Restless (YR)?
The Young and the Restless C&G News
Are any of your 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 July 26, 2021
It looks like the doctor will be staying in town. Sean Carrigan, who returned as Abby Newman’s (Melissa Ordway) ex-husband, Ben “Stitch” Rayburn, for a limited run, has accepted a new job in Genoa City and is looking for a place to live. Carrigan resurfaced on the soap on Friday, June 25. He originally played Ben from 2013 to 2017
It looks like there’s another CBS crossover on the horizon. John McCook, who portrays The Bold and the Beautiful patriarch, Eric Forrester, will be turning up in Genoa City again soon. Word is he’ll appear on Y&R in early August.
Please note that air dates may be subject to change.
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check local listings for airtimes.
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.