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The Young and the Restless

The Young and the Restless
NameThe Young and the Restless
GenreSoap opera
Created byWilliam J. Bell
Lee Philip Bell
Written byMaria Arena Bell,
Hogan Sheffer
and Scott Hamner
StarringJeanne Cooper
Doug Davidson
Melody Thomas Scott
Eric Braeden
Eileen Davidson
Kate Linder
Tracey E. Bregman
Lauralee Bell
Tricia Cast
Jess Walton
Peter Bergman
Kristoff St. John
Christian LeBlanc
Joshua Morrow
Sharon Case
Michelle Stafford
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes9,620 (as of March 31, 2011)
Executive producerWilliam J. Bell & John Conboy (1973-1982)
William J. Bell & H. Wesley Kenney (1982-1987)
William J. Bell & Edward Scott (1987 � 2001)
William J. Bell & David Shaughnessy (2001-2003)
William J. Bell, David Shaughnessy & John F. Smith (2003-2004)
William J. Bell & John F. Smith (2004-2005)
John F. Smith (2005-2006)
Lynn Marie Latham (2006)
Lynn Marie Latham & Josh Griffith (2006-2007)
Josh Griffith (2007-2008)
Maria Arena Bell & Paul Rauch
Maria Arena Bell (2011-coming soon)
Genoa City, Wisconsin
CBS Television City
7800 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, California
DistributorBell Dramatic Serial Company and Corday Productions, Inc.
in association with Sony Pictures Television (Columbia TriStar Television 2001 until 2002, Columbia Pictures Television 1974 to 2001, and Screen Gems until name change in 1974)
Original channelCBS
First airedMarch 26, 1973
Last airedpresent
StatusReturning series

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'The Young and the Restless' is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS. The show is set in a fictional Wisconsin town called Genoa City, which is unlike and unrelated to the real life village of the same name, Genoa City, Wisconsin. First broadcast on March 26, 1973, The Young and the Restless was originally broadcast as half-hour episodes, five times a week. It expanded to one hour episodes on February 4, 1980. In 2006 the show began airing weeknights on SOAPnet. The series is also syndicated internationally.

The Young and the Restless originally focused on two core families: the wealthy Brooks family and the poor Foster family. After a series of recasts and departures, in the early 1980s all the original characters except Jill Foster Abbott were written out. Bell replaced them with the new core families, the Abbotts and the Williams'. Over the years, other families such as the Newmans and the Winters were introduced. Despite these changes, one storyline that has endured through almost the show's entire run is the feud between Jill Foster Abbott and Katherine Chancellor, the longest rivalries on any American soap opera. The longest serving characters on the set of Y&R are Doug Davidson who plays Paul Williams, and Jeanne Cooper who plays Katherine.

Since its debut, The Young and the Restless has won seven Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. It is also currently the highest-rated daytime drama on American television. As of 2008, it has appeared at the top of the weekly Nielsen ratings in that category for more than 1,000 weeks since 1988.

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Daytime Emmy Awards :
Category Recipient Role Year(s)
Outstanding Drama Series 1975, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1993, 2004, 2007
Outstanding Individual Director in a Daytime Drama Series Richard Dunlap 1975, 1978
Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002
Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team 1992, 1997, 2000, 2006,
Lead Actor Peter Bergman
Eric Braeden
Christian LeBlanc
Jack Abbott
Victor Newman
Michael Baldwin
1991, 1992, 2002
2005, 2007 2009
Lead Actress Jess Walton
Michelle Stafford
Jeanne Cooper
Jill Foster Abbott
Phyllis Summers
Katherine Chancellor
Supporting Actor Shemar Moore
Greg Rikaart
Kristoff St. John
Billy Miller
Malcolm Winters
Kevin Fisher
Neil Winters
Billy Abbott
Supporting Actress Beth Maitland
Jess Walton
Michelle Stafford
Sharon Case
Traci Abbott
Jill Foster Abbott
Phyllis Summers
Sharon Newman
Younger Actress Tracey E. Bregman
Tricia Cast
Heather Tom
Camryn Grimes
Lauren Fenmore
Nina Webster
Victoria Newman
Cassie Newman
1993, 1999
Younger Actor Kristoff St. John
David Tom
David Lago
Bryton James
Neil Winters
Billy Abbott
Raul Guittierez
Devon Hamilton

Closing title :
Serial Household Rating (Time Slot) Network
General Hospital 16.0 (3-4pm) ABC
All My Children 10.2 (1-2pm) ABC
One Life to Live 10.2 (2-3pm) ABC
Guiding Light 7.9 (3-4pm) CBS
The Young and the Restless 7.3 (11:00 � 12:00pm) CBS

Closing title :
Rank/Serial Avg. Millions Of Viewers (Per Episode)
The Young and the Restless 7.155
All My Children 5.891
General Hospital 5.343
The Bold and the Beautiful 5.247
One Life to Live 5.152

U.S. daytime soap operas currently on the air

All My Children
As the World Turns
The Bold and
the Beautiful

Days of our Lives
General Hospital
One Life to Live
The Young and
the Restless


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