Y&R About the Show

Posted on Apr 24, 2013 04:50pm

Now in its 42st season on the CBS Television Network, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the number one daytime drama for more than 20 consecutive years. It revolves around the rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Chancellor, Baldwin and Winters families. ­ When THE YOUNG AND THE RESTL­ESS premiered in 1973, it revolutionized the daytime drama. It continues to set the standard with strong characters, socially conscious storylines, romance and sensuality.

Premiere: March 26, 1973 ­

Produced By: CPT Holdings, Inc.

CREATORS:   William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:   Jill Farren Phelps


CO-HEAD WRITER: Tracey Thomson

SUPERVISING PRODUCERS:  Tony Morina and John Fisher

PRODUCER: Mary O'Leary 

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS is a Sony Pictures Television presentation in association with Bell Dramatic Serial Company and Corday Productions, Inc.