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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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Airs Tue. Oct. 16, 12:30 PM on CBS

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269 wins & 659 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Doug Davidson ...  Paul Williams / ... 2,955 episodes, 1978-2018
Eric Braeden ...  Victor Newman / ... 2,802 episodes, 1980-2018
Peter Bergman ...  Jack Abbott / ... 2,557 episodes, 1989-2018
Joshua Morrow ...  Nicholas Newman / ... 2,475 episodes, 1994-2018
Sharon Case ...  Sharon Collins Newman / ... 2,288 episodes, 1994-2018
Melody Thomas Scott ...  Nikki Reed Newman / ... 2,283 episodes, 1981-2018
Kate Linder ...  Esther Valentine / ... 2,263 episodes, 1973-2018
Christian Jules Le Blanc ...  Michael Baldwin / ... 1,781 episodes, 1991-2018
Kristoff St. John ...  Neil Winters / ... 1,655 episodes, 1991-2018
Michelle Stafford ...  Phyllis Summers / ... 1,566 episodes, 1994-2015
Amelia Heinle ...  Victoria Newman / ... 1,539 episodes, 2005-2018
Eileen Davidson ...  Ashley Abbott / ... 1,498 episodes, 1984-2018
Jess Walton ...  Jill Foster Abbott / ... 1,446 episodes, 1988-2018
Greg Rikaart ...  Kevin Fisher 1,322 episodes, 2003-2018
Jeanne Cooper ...  Katherine Chancellor / ... 1,293 episodes, 1973-2015
Tracey E. Bregman ...  Lauren Fenmore Baldwin / ... 1,222 episodes, 1984-2018
Don Diamont ...  Brad Carlton / ... 1,184 episodes, 1985-2009
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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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:

The Innocent Years 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 china, out of which we have seen Katherine Chancellor drinking, for quite a few years, is a "Royal Albert" pattern titled "Heirloom". See more »

Quotes

[Damon hears that Michael is interested in Victoria]
Damon Porter: Well, I'll be damned.
Michael Baldwin: I'm sure you will be.
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Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.24 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadia's Theme
Composed by Barry De Vorzon and Perry Botkin Jr.
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Y&R is a Ruined Show
17 October 2015 | by parickardsSee all my reviews

I wish I was allowed to give zero star! Young and Restless is now a very pathetic show. Bill Bell Sr. must be twirling in his grave. Since Chuck Pratt took over as the head writer the show has deteriorated 100,000,00% It's beyond ridiculous.

Victor Newman is a vile hateful character and needs to go. And no one is indispensable. The Brooks are gone, The Fosters are gone, The Chancellors are gone... Victor Newman needs to go. The show would go on.

Chuck Pratt and Jill Farren Phelps needs to go along with all the talentless Friends of Jill that she hired.

18 -49 is the target audience when it mostly people over 55 who watch the show keeping it as top soap. We are the ones at home all day watching soaps.


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