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 March 26, 2018
Michael Mealor makes his daytime debut as Kyle Abbott on Monday, March 26, when Jack’s (Peter Bergman) son returns to Genoa City.
The actor’s television credits include guest spots on Chasing Life and Supergirl. Kyle was last seen in 2016, at which point he was portrayed by Lachlan Buchanan.
Y&R cast members from yesteryear are returning, this week in celebration of the show’s 45th anniversary.
Set to appear are two of the show’s original players — Jaime Lyn Bauer, who created the role of Lorie Brooks and last aired in 2002, and Janice Lynde, who played her older sister Leslie Brooks and last aired in 1977.
Also back are Meg Bennett, who played Julia Newman from 1980 to 1984 and made short appearances in 1986 and 2002, as well as Kelly Kruger, (Mackenzie Browning Hellstrom), Lauren Woodland (Brittany Hodges), and David Lago (Raul Guittierez).
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your lo-cal listings for air times.