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 May 6, 2019
Melissa Claire Egan is heading back to the soap as Chelsea Newman. Egan was last seen in February of 2018 when Chelsea left town with her son Connor to avoid jail time.
Rumors of Egan’s return began surfacing when it was announced that Chelsea’s late husband, Adam, was being resurrected from the dead, this time played by daytime newcomer Mark Grossman. Egan begins taping scene this month to air in early summer.
Tina Casciani portrays Riza Thomas on Friday, May 10. Look for the character to share scenes with Sharon Case’s Sharon. Nazanin Mandi appears as herself on Friday, May 10. Mandi, who’s a real-life social influencer is slated to stop by Society.
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.