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The Young and the Restless 

Set in Genoa City, this 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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Doug Davidson ...  Paul Williams / ... 2,993 episodes, 1978-2018
Eric Braeden ...  Victor Newman / ... 2,899 episodes, 1980-2019
Peter Bergman ...  Jack Abbott / ... 2,672 episodes, 1989-2019
Joshua Morrow ...  Nicholas Newman / ... 2,610 episodes, 1994-2019
Sharon Case ...  Sharon Collins Newman / ... 2,407 episodes, 1994-2019
Melody Thomas Scott ...  Nikki Reed Newman / ... 2,391 episodes, 1981-2019
Kate Linder ...  Esther Valentine / ... 2,272 episodes, 1973-2018
Christian Jules Le Blanc ...  Michael Baldwin / ... 1,831 episodes, 1991-2019
Kristoff St. John ...  Neil Winters / ... 1,687 episodes, 1991-2019
Amelia Heinle ...  Victoria Newman / ... 1,684 episodes, 2005-2019
Michelle Stafford ...  Phyllis Summers / ... 1,566 episodes, 1994-2015
Eileen Davidson ...  Ashley Abbott / ... 1,539 episodes, 1984-2018
Jess Walton ...  Jill Foster Abbott / ... 1,459 episodes, 1988-2019
Greg Rikaart ...  Kevin Fisher 1,354 episodes, 2003-2018
Jeanne Cooper ...  Katherine Chancellor / ... 1,296 episodes, 1973-2015
Tracey E. Bregman ...  Lauren Fenmore Baldwin / ... 1,248 episodes, 1984-2019
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Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, this is the forty-five-year-old soap opera that centers 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 centered on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by scott

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Official Sites:

CBS | SoapCity's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Y&R See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1973-1980) | (1980-)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (2002-)| Mono (1973-1987)| Stereo (1987-2001)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show's original working title was "The Innocent Years". See more »

Quotes

[to Michael]
Noah Newman: Can You help me with my stocking?
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Connections

Referenced in Kapou se xero: Episode #1.4 (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadia's Theme
Composed by Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin Jr.
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endless
31 July 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

more than a classic soap opera. maybe, a cultural phenomenon. or an ocean. because, for me, except Jeanne Cooper and Eric Braeden, the series is a huge Rubick cube, full of new presences, confuse conflicts, frozen time and old fights, relative friendships. a series with a life of 44 years is out of any definition. first, because it is the series of its fans. second, because, like each illusion/fairy tale, it is a source of alternative life events, different by generation who discovers it. short, endless series. maybe, the most seductive soap opera if you do not ignore its impressive longevity.


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