Set in Genoa City, Y&R 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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 Paul Williams / ... (2,810 episodes, 1978-2017)
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 Victor Newman / ... (2,601 episodes, 1980-2017)
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 Jack Abbott / ... (2,331 episodes, 1989-2017)
Joshua Morrow ...
 Nicholas Newman / ... (2,313 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Esther Valentine / ... (2,135 episodes, 1973-2017)
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 Sharon Collins Newman / ... (2,127 episodes, 1994-2017)
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 Nikki Reed Newman / ... (2,103 episodes, 1981-2017)
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 Michael Baldwin / ... (1,748 episodes, 1991-2017)
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 Neil Winters / ... (1,566 episodes, 1991-2017)
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 Phyllis Summers / ... (1,566 episodes, 1994-2015)
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 Jill Foster Abbott / ... (1,388 episodes, 1988-2017)
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 Victoria Newman Abbott / ... (1,383 episodes, 2005-2017)
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 Ashley Abbott / ... (1,373 episodes, 1984-2017)
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 Kevin Fisher (1,314 episodes, 2003-2017)
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 Katherine Chancellor / ... (1,245 episodes, 1973-2015)
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 Lauren Fenmore Baldwin / ... (1,127 episodes, 1984-2017)
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Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, The Young And The Restless is the thirty-year-old soap that centres 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 centred on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by Josh

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Drama | Romance

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26 March 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Innocent Years  »

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(1973-1980) | (1980-)

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(2002-)| (1973-1987)| (1987-2001)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Christopher Douglas who played Sean Bridges was fired in July 2001, due to a reported power struggle between head writer Kay Alden and executive producer Edward Scott. His role was recast with David Lee Russek. See more »

Quotes

Diane Jenkins: [to Nikki] Well you've heard of the old expression, haven't you? "Denial ain't just a river in Egypt," Nik.
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Connections

Referenced in General Hospital: Episode #1.13252 (2015) See more »

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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 (Canada) – See 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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