Set in Genoa City, Y&R is the long-running soap that tells the story of the struggle behind the business- and sex-savvy Abbott and Newman clans.
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 Paul Williams / ... (2,839 episodes, 1978-2017)
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 Victor Newman / ... (2,628 episodes, 1980-2017)
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 Jack Abbott / ... (2,363 episodes, 1989-2017)
Joshua Morrow ...
 Nicholas Newman / ... (2,321 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Esther Valentine / ... (2,147 episodes, 1973-2017)
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 Sharon Collins Newman / ... (2,133 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Nikki Reed Newman / ... (2,125 episodes, 1981-2017)
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 Michael Baldwin / ... (1,751 episodes, 1991-2017)
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 Neil Winters / ... (1,585 episodes, 1991-2017)
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 Phyllis Summers / ... (1,566 episodes, 1994-2015)
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 Jill Foster Abbott / ... (1,405 episodes, 1988-2017)
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 Victoria Newman Abbott / ... (1,393 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Ashley Abbott / ... (1,381 episodes, 1984-2017)
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 Kevin Fisher (1,318 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Katherine Chancellor / ... (1,260 episodes, 1973-2015)
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 Lauren Fenmore Baldwin / ... (1,146 episodes, 1984-2017)
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 Brad Carlton / ... (1,143 episodes, 1985-2009)
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Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, The Young And The Restless is the thirty-year-old soap that centres on the saga between two wealthy families (the Newmans and the Abbotts) in the cosmetics industry. Head of the Newman clan is Victor Newman, the arrogant, cavorting billionaire and his wife Nikki; and running the Abbott show is Jack Abbott, the irresponsible, playboy CEO and his sister Ashley. Most of the show is centred on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by Josh

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Drama | Romance

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26 March 1973 (USA)  »

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The Innocent Years  »

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(1973-1980) | (1980-)

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(2002-)| (1973-1987)| (1987-2001)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Douglas who played Sean Bridges was fired in July 2001, due to a reported power struggle between head writer Kay Alden and executive producer Edward Scott. His role was recast with David Lee Russek. See more »

Quotes

Diane Jenkins: [to Nikki] Well you've heard of the old expression, haven't you? "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt," Nik.
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Connections

Referenced in Jinnah - On Crime: Pizza 911 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadia's Theme
Composed by Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin Jr.
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Y&R #1 for 900+ weeks!!
21 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been a longtime viewer of Y&R. Since 1991, i was about 11yrs old, and i was immediately hooked. Watching "Victor" drive his car off the cliff, and everyone thought he was dead, meanwhile living with a new love and center of his life "Hope Adams". He then went on to having a child with this blind woman. Y&R over the years, has become something, that everyone can relate to i believe. After the passing of the well respected and beloved "Bill Bell", Y&R still kept their heads high, and delivered the finest in daytime television. Y&R, now recently claiming the title of "America's #1 Daytime Drama", has for the last couple years for me, been the best well poised and presented Soap on the networks. Hence the #1 title. Most fans of the show can visit the official Y&R site www.theyoungandtherestless.com This is one show, that over the years, have proved themselves time and time again, to be the best, and the most respected. The combination of lust, mixed with life expectancies, and life collaboration, has made this show unlike no other. I am a Y&R FAN4LIFE. Would luv to claim the #1 fan title, but there as u know, are many many fans who would claim to be the #1 fan of the show. But they are my on screen family, of 14yrs, i have watched them grow, and change into something, that i am oh so proud of now. I would love the honor of meeting the cast and crew someday, but for now, just watch the show....and experience the uniqueness for yourself!!!


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