“The Talk” celebrates 40th anniversary of “The Young and the Restless”

The CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Tuesday, March 26, as the long-running favorite leads up to a “killer” wedding between super-couple Victor and Nikki (the couple’s fourth trip down the aisle over the course of the show). The day before the 40th anniversary episode, on Monday, March 25, CBS’ daytime show The Talk will host actors from the series to talk about the iconic soap opera.

On the March 25 episode of The Talk, The Young and the Restless cast members Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman), Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman Abbott), Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), Michael Muhney (Adam Newman), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers) and Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters) will join The Talk co-hosts in-studio to discuss the legacy of The Young and the Restless. They will also look back on the most memorable show moments from The Young and the Restless, both on-camera and behind the scenes.

After the completion of the live show, the actors will participate in a web-exclusive 30-minute Q&A titled “Keep Talking: The Young and the Restless Cast” with the studio audience of The Talk, which will be made up largely of longtime fans of the soap. The Q&A session will be moderated by The Talk co-host Julie Chen, and it will be posted online later in the day. Visit TheTalk.com for more information.

In other The Young and the Restless 40th anniversary tie-ins, longest-running cast member Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), along with newcomers Lamon Archey, Marco Dapper, Ignacio Serricchio and Redaric Williams, will appear on CBS’ The Price Is Right (11am ET/10am PT) to model for the day and present Y&R 40th anniversary-themed showcases on March 26. And CBS’ Let’s Make a Deal (check local listings) will honor The Young and the Restless on March 26 with a special deal involving Y&R trivia.

Actors from The Young and the Restless appear on The Talk March 25 at 2pm ET/1pm PT on CBS.

The Young and the Restless airs weekdays at 12:30pm ET/11am PT on CBS. The 40th anniversary episode of The Young and the Restless airs March 26.

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One Response to “The Talk” celebrates 40th anniversary of “The Young and the Restless”

  1. Barbara Hecker says:

    First let me say Happy 40 years Young/Restless.U are my number my favorty Soap.I never miss the Show.I just one Complain and that is Too many Commeral. The Young Restless come on at 4.00pm where i live .And 1/2 hour they show commeral please doin,t show so many commeral and more of the Young Restless. Please My Mom got me watching this show,And that was the best time of my life. I get bad if the show doin, come on.I love all the Cast Members Again Happy 40 Years Good Job. Barbara Hecker Wake forest NC 3/27/2013 9.00am

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