Who’s coming and who’s going from The Young and the Restless (YR)? 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 April 25, 2022
A new Summer Newman Abbott will be making a spring debut in Genoa City. Allison Lanier is taking over the pivotal role of Kyle Abbott’s (Michael Mealor) wife, and Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) and Nick Newman’s (Joshua Morrow) daughter.
The actress replaces Hunter King, who chose to exit the soap, when her contract expired. Lanier’s credits include the role of Annabelle on the Amazon series Red Oaks.
Kellen Enriquez reprises his role as Harrison Abbott, this week. The tyke will return home with his TV dad, Michael Mealor, who portrays Kyle Abbott.
The Young and the Restless 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 Traci Abbott’s (Beth Maitland) loving nature to the adorable love story of Kyle (Michael Mealor) and Summer (Allison Lanier), Y&R knows how to entertain and keep fans coming back for more.
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.
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for airtimes. For more about what’s coming up in Genoa City, check out all the latest that’s been posted on Y&R spoilers, and for an in-depth look at the show’s history, click here.
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