The Young and the Restless, one of the country’s top soap operas, airs weekdays on CBS at 12:30pm ET/PT.
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The Young and the Restless was created by William J. Bell and Lee Philip Bell for CBS. When the show first premiered in 1973, it focused on two families, the Brooks the Fosters.
The show has been through many changes over the past four decades. In the 1980s, it was recast multiple times, and all of the characters except for Jill Foster and Katherine Chancellor were written out. One thing that has lasted, however, is the feud between Jill Abbott and Katherine Chancellor, which is considered the longest rivalry on any American soap opera.
The Young and the Restless has taken home a whopping nine Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. It is currently the highest-rated daytime drama on television.
Naturally, the series has experienced many changes behind the scenes, as well. In 2012, Jill Farren Phelps, a former executive producer on General Hospital came on board as the new executive producer of The Young and the Restless. Two years later, the show’s new head writer became Charles Pratt, Jr., was named the new head writer of the show. He also became an executive producer on the show.
The main cast members on the show these days are Peter Bergman, Eric Braeden, Sharon Case, Doug Davidson, Eileen Davidson, Cait Fairbanks, Noah Alexander Gerry Daniel, Camryn Grimes, Amelia Heinle, Bryton James, Christel Khalil, Hunter King, and Kate Linder, among many others.
Be sure to tune into The Young and the Restless weekdays on CBS at 12:30pm ET/PT.