‘General Hospital’ Overtakes ‘The Young And The Restless’ For First Time In More Than Six Years

By | Thursday December 12, 2013 @ 2:44pm PST

As the citizens of Port Charles reel from learning Robin is alive, and AJ’s murder trial general_hospital_20x3continues, ABC’s General Hospital overtook CBS’ The Young And The Restless for the first time in more than six years to rank No. … Read More »

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TVGN Gets Into Bed With Wendy Williams For New Lineup

By | Wednesday July 17, 2013 @ 11:23am PDT

TVGN, the CBS and Lionsgate co-owned cable network formerly known as TV Guide Network, today announced two new unscripted series and two celebrity-driven shows which it will add to its lineup in the fall. The network recently began telecasting the soap The Young And The Restless weeknights at 7 PM and Big Brother After Dark at midnight. The new programs include a reality series about a mother/daughter Staten Island-based talent agency for toddlers, another about an affluent Hispanic family living in Southern California, a behind-the-scenes look at Wendy Williams preparing to play prison matron Mama Morton in the Broadway production of Chicago, and a talk show starring country singer/Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich. Here are the network’s descriptions of the new projects: Read More »

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CBS’ ‘The Young And The Restless’ To Celebrate Jeanne Cooper With Tribute Show

By | Friday May 10, 2013 @ 1:19pm PDT

Jeanne Cooper Tribute Young And the RestlessCBS said today that The Young And The Restless will air a tribute to the top-rated soap‘s longtime star Jeanne Cooper, who died this week at 84. Family, … Read More »

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CBS, ‘The Young And The Restless’ Top Daytime Emmy Nominations

Nellie Andreeva

CBS was the most nominated network at the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards announced this morning with 50 nominations, almost half of them for soap The Young And The Restless, which was the most nominated program with 23. All surviving soaps on the broadcast networks received a best drama series nomination, plus One Life To Live for its final episodes on ABC. (The Daytime Emmy Awards cover the previous calendar year. OLTL and All My Children‘s reboots by Prospect Park will be eligible next year.) Among talk shows, stalwart The Ellen DeGeneres Show again leads the way with 10 noms and will square off for best talk show with Live!, The View and The Talk. Katie Couric’s freshman syndicated talk show was the only newcomer in the top talk show categories, nominated for best talk show/informative alongside The Doctors and Dr. Oz. However, fellow rookie talk show host Steve Harvey snagged a nomination for his game show host duties on Family Feud.

The National Academy Of TV Arts & Sciences kept with tradition in the morning show category, nominating the three broadcast network morning programs including the embattled Today. Speaking of embattled, Kevin Clash, subject of multiple sexual abuse lawsuits, landed his last nomination as Elmo puppeteer. This year’s Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award for lifetime achievement will be presented to game show veterans Monty Hall and Bob Stewart. The 40th Daytime Emmys will he held June 16 at the Beverly Hilton and air on HLN. Here is a full list of the nominees and tallies by network and by program: Read More »

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TVGN Acquires Basic Cable Rights To CBS/Sony TV’s ‘The Young And The Restless’

By | Wednesday April 3, 2013 @ 12:03pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

In TV Guide Network‘s first programming announcement since CBS Corp acquired 50% of the cable network to partner with Lionsgate, TVGN has acquired exclusive basic cable rights to CBS soap The Young And The Restless.Read More »

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‘The Young And The Restless’ Logs 24 Years As Top Daytime Drama

By | Thursday December 6, 2012 @ 9:43am PST
Nellie Andreeva

This week CBSThe Young And The Restless marks 24 years (1,248 consecutive weeks) as the top daytime drama in households. The soap, now in its 39th season, began its winning streak the week of December 26, 1988. … Read More »

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PBS, ‘General Hospital’ Top Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Nellie Andreeva

Nominations for the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. PBS and ABC led the field with 57 nominations and 56 nominations, respectively. Among programs, ABC’s General Hospital landed 21 noms. followed by CBS’ The Young and the Restless (20) and PBS’ Sesame Street (16). Recently canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live scored 13 and 12 nominations, respectively. Among the talk shows, The Ellen DeGeneres Show was once again the leader with 12 mentions. Comedy Central’s The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear got four. Pat Sajak of Wheel of Fortune and Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards, while the host of another daytime game show, Wayne Brady, will be host the ceremony on June 19, which will be broadcast by CBS. Here are the nominees in the main categories: Read More »

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CBS’s Daytime Drama ‘The Young And The Restless’ Gets 3-Year Renewal

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: CBS’ daytime drama The Young and the Restless will be restless for at least three more years with a new renewal that will keep the top-rated soap on the network through the 2013-14 season. The pickup comes on the … Read More »

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