Premiering on March 23, 1987 as the sister program to The Young and the Restless, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful was created by Lee Phillip Bell and William J. Bell. The popular soap revolves around the prestigious Forrester family and their LA fashion house company, Forrester Creations.
Stephanie Douglas (Susan Flannery), the daughter of wealthy Chicago businessman John Douglas met her future husband Eric Forrester at Northwestern University. Following Stephanie's pregnancy, the two got married and moved to LA; where they started Forrester Creations. The company designed and created upscale women and men's fashion. Eventually, they garnered international recognition, wealth and fame. Similar to other soap operas, B&B delves into deception, affairs and scandals.