The Young and the Restless debuted on CBS on March 26, 1973.

The Young and the Restless
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Debuted

March 26, 1973

Created by

Head Writer

Executive Producer

Mal Young

Network

CBS

Running Time

  • 30 Minutes (1973-1980)
  • 60 Minutes (1980-present)

Contract Cast

As of 01/31/2020 (per CBS online end credits)

ACTOR CHARACTER TENURE
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Peter Bergman Jack Abbott 11/27/1989-present
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Donny Boaz Chance Chancellor 11/08/2019-presen
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Eric Braeden Victor Newman 02/04/1980-11/02/2009; 01/15/2010-present
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Sasha Calle Lola Rosales 09/14/2018-present
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Sharon Case Sharon Newman 09/07/1994-present
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Sean Dominic Nate Hastings 04/10/2019-present
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Melissa Claire Egan Chelsea Lawson 11/11/2011-03/02/2018; 06/28/2019-present
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Camryn Grimes Mariah Copeland 01/27/2014-present
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Mark Grossman Adam Newman 05/13/2019-present
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Amelia Heinle Victoria Newman 03/21/2005-present
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Courtney Hope Sally Spectra 11/03/2020-present
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Bryton James Devon Hamilton 06/01/2004-present
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Tyler Johnson Theo Vanderway 06/03/2019-present
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Christel Khalil Lily Winters 08/14/2002-09/02/2005; 11/07/2006-10/25/2019; 01/14/2020-present
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Hunter King Summer Newman 10/15/2012-12/16/2016; 06/04/2018-present
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Christian LeBlanc Michael Baldwin 11/26/1991-1993; 04/25/1997-present
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Kate Linder Esther Valentine 04/08/1982-present
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Michael Mealor Kyle Abbott 03/29/2018-present
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Mishael Morgan Amanda Sinclair 09/19/2019-present
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Joshua Morrow Nicholas Newman 06/21/1994-present
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Melissa Ordway Abby Newman 04/16/2013-present
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Brytni Sarpy Elena Dawson 03/19/2019-present
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Melody Thomas Scott Nikki Newman 02/27/1979-present
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Michelle Stafford Phyllis Summers 10/1994-02/17/1997; 07/13/2000-08/02/2013; 06/17/2019-present
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Jason Thompson Billy Abbott 01/13/2016-present
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Jordi Vilasuso Rey Rosales 08/17/2018-present

Recurring Cast

Cast Changes

Production Staff

Executive Producer - Anthony Morina Co-Executive Producer - Josh Griffith


Writing and Directing Staff

Head Writer: Josh Griffith Co-Head Writer: Ann Compton, Melinda Hensley

Associate Head Writers: Joanna Cohen, Natalie Minardi Slater, Beth Milstein, Paula Cwikly

Breakdown Writers: Jeff Beldner, Paula Cwikly

Script Writer: Amanda L. Beall, Susan Dansby, Janice Ferri Esser, David A. Anne Schoettle

Script Editor - Brent Boyd

Directors: Sonia Blangiardo, Casey Childs, Michael Eilbaum, Sally McDonald, Conal O'Brien, Owen Renfroe

Daytime Emmy Awards and Nominations

Winner noted in bold:

  • Drama Series (40 Nominations/11 Wins): 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Directing Team (33 Nominations/14 Wins): 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 20122013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Writing Team (33 Nominations/8 Wins): 1975, 1976, 1979, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Lead Actor (52 Nominations/10 Wins):
    • Terry Lester (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987)
    • Eric Braeden (1987, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004)
    • Peter Bergman (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019)
    • Doug Davidson (2003, 2010, 2013, 2014)
    • Christian LeBlanc (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016)
    • Billy Miller (2014, 2015)
    • Michael Muhney (2013)
    • Justin Hartley (2016)
    • Kristoff St. John (2016, 2017)
    • Jason Thompson (2020)
  • Lead Actress (27 Nominations/5 Wins):
    • Jeanne Cooper (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
    • Jess Walton (1996, 1997, 2000, 2017)
    • Melody Thomas Scott (1999)
    • Eileen Davidson (2003, 2018)
    • Michelle Stafford (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013)
    • Gina Tognoni (2015, 2017)
    • Tracey E. Bregman (2016)
  • Supporting Actor (32 Nominations/7 Wins):
  • Supporting Actress (40 Nominations/8 Wins):
  • Younger Actor (33 Nominations/4 Wins):
    • Kristoff St. John (1992, 1993)
    • Shemar Moore (1996, 1997)
    • Joshua Morrow (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
    • Bryant Jones (1998, 1999, 2000)
    • David Lago (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005)
    • David Tom (2000, 2001)
    • Michael Graziadei (2005, 2006)
    • Bryton James (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013)
    • Max Ehrich (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
    • Daniel Polo (2014)
    • Tristan Lake Leabu (2018)
    • Zach Tinker (2019)
  • Younger Actress (37 Nominations/8 Wins):
    • Tracey E. Bregman (1985, 1987)
    • Tricia Cast (1991, 1992)
    • Heather Tom (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
    • Sharon Case (1996, 1997)
    • Camryn Grimes (1998, 1999, 2000, 2006)
    • Ashley Jones (1999, 2000)
    • Christel Khalil (2004, 2006, 2010, 2012)
    • Lauren Woodland (2004)
    • Vail Bloom (2008)
    • Emily O'Brien (2008, 2009, 2011)
    • Tammin Sursok (2008)
    • Hunter King (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
    • Alyvia Alyn Lind (2017)
    • Cait Fairbanks (2018)
  • Younger Performer (1 Nomination / 0 wins)
    • Sasha Calle (2020)
  • Guest Performer (9 Nominations/2 Wins)
    • Meredith Baxter (2015)
    • Sally Kellerman (2015)
    • Ray Wise (2015)
    • Frank Runyeon (2016)
    • Nichelle Nichols (2017)
    • Ryan Ashton (2018)
    • Elissa Kapneck (2020)
    • Eva LaRue (2020)
    • Jeffrey Vincent Parise (2020)
Preceded by
The Doctors (1974);

Guiding Light (1982); General Hospital (1984, 2006); All My Children (1992) As the World Turns (2003) Days of our Lives (2013)

Drama Series Winner
1975, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1993, 2004, 2007 [tied w/ Guiding Light); 2014; 2015 [tied w/DAYS); 2019, 2020
Succeeded by
Another World (1976);

General Hospital (1984, 2005, 2008; 2016); As the World Turns (1987); All My Children (1994)

Preceded by
Santa Barbara (1991);

General Hospital (1999); As the World Turns (2005); The Bold and the Beautiful (2010, 2013)

Writing Team Winner
1992, 2000, 2006, 2011, 2014, 2019
Succeeded by
Guiding Light (1993, 2007);

As the World Turns (2001); Days of our Lives (2013);

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