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It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, Soap Central has archived all the The Young and the Restless news from 2022.

Here are the news stories posted on Soap Central during 2022 that focus on The Young and the Restless or past and present Y&R performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link. To access articles from other years, click here.

January 8, 2022
Richard Burgi took to social media to announce that he is "moving on" from The Young and the Restless. Burgi debuted as Y&R's Ashland Locke in March 2021.
January 10, 2022
The Young and the Restless star Camryn Grimes (Mariah Copeland) got a pretty awesome birthday present this year: an engagement ring.
January 11, 2022
With Richard Burgi out, Guiding Light alum Robert Newman will be taking over the role of Ashland Locke on Y&R.
January 13, 2022
The Writers Guild of America has given official nominations to the three daytime dramas that submitted for the 2022 competition, with the winner set to be announced during a ceremony in March.
January 18, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Victor and Ashland are set to go head to head, and departing actor Richard Burgi says the clash of the titans will be wholly unpredictable.
January 27, 2022
Get your tickets to OpportuniTea, the annual charity event hosted by The Young and the Restless' Kate Linder (Esther Valentine) that will be held online this year to benefit March of Dimes Canada.
January 27, 2022
Tammin Sursok (ex-Colleen Carlton, The Young and the Restless) has boarded the Australian soap Neighbours, the rival series of her first TV soap, Home and Away.
January 26, 2022
A soapy satire called This Show Sucks stars a slew of daytime favorites, including Kin Shriner, Kim Zimmer, Wally Kurth, Cameron Mathison, and many, many more.
January 27, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe Mitchell) shares memories of playing All My Children sisters Frankie and Maggie Stone, plus she reveals her no-holds-barred thoughts about bringing Maggie to primetime.
January 29, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Camryn Grimes (Mariah Copeland) and Cait Fairbanks (Tessa Porter) open up about Teriah's double engagement story, which marks the first time the show has featured a same-sex engaged pair.
January 31, 2022
General Hospital star Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos) opens up about his split from Courtney Hope (Sally Spectra, The Young and the Restless), who he calls "an amazing person in so many ways."
February 1, 2022
Darin Brooks and Kelly Kruger are parents for the second time. The real-life soap opera couple welcomed daughter Gemma Wynter over the weekend.
February 1, 2022
Get to know Conner Floyd, who's thrilled to be tasked with taking The Young and the Restless' Chance Chancellor through PTSD, a heartbreaking custody arrangement, major stress with Abby (Melissa Ordway), and whatever else the writers throw his way.
February 4, 2022
Popular The Young and the Restless alum Michael Muhney (ex-Adam Newman) says he has no plans to return to soap operas. "I always promised myself I'd only ever play Adam on Y&R. No more. No less."
February 7, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Robert Newman opens up about taking over the role of Ashland Locke and how his version of the complex character will connect with Victoria (Amelia Heinle) and Victor (Eric Braeden).
February 8, 2022
Happy anniversary to Eric Braeden, who's been playing the role of The Young and the Restless' Victor Newman for a whopping 4.2 decades!
February 11, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Sally and Adam finally make love this Valentine's Day, and actress Courtney Hope says the couple's dynamic "will definitely change!"
February 19, 2022
Happy anniversary to The Young and the Restless' Melody Thomas Scott, who made her debut as Nikki Reed Newman on February 20, 1979.
February 21, 2022
The Young and the Restless is reportedly recasting the role of Summer Newman, most recently played by Hunter King. The CBS soap is said to be offering a three-year contract for the role of Nick and Phyllis' daughter.
February 22, 2022
General Hospital alum Kelsey Wang (ex-Daisy Kwan) is heading to The Young and the Restless as a young professional set to catch the eye of one of Genoa City's eligible bachelors.
February 25, 2022
MASH star Sally Kellerman, who played the guest-starring role of Constance Bingham on The Young and the Restless, has died. The California native was 84.
March 2, 2022
Buckle up! Peter Bergman says a shocking surprise is coming down the pipeline for The Young and the Restless' Jack Abbott that's set to "jolt the audience."
March 2, 2022
Days of our Lives' Greg Rikaart teases what's next for Leo Stark, plus he reveals how long he'll be in Salem and how the arc affects his role as The Young and the Restless' Kevin Fisher.
March 3, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Christel Khalil (Lily Winters) has bought a striking Mediterranean villa on a high ridge above Malibu's rugged Latigo Canyon.
March 9, 2022
Things are getting super intense for The Young and the Restless' Ashland Locke, with Robert Newman teasing that the good-guy/bad-guy dynamic in Genoa City is "like a fast-moving speed chess game."
March 14, 2022
Will Nate be the one to expose Ashland on The Young and the Restless? Portrayer Sean Dominic opens up about how Nate's confrontation with the "wolf in sheep's clothing" might destroy the doctor's career plans and his relationship with Elena (Brytni Sarpy).
March 18, 2022
Camryn Grimes joined The Young and the Restless 25 years ago, and the CBS soap marked the special occasion with a super sweet on-set celebration.
March 23, 2022
Surprise! Susan Walters has returned to The Young and the Restless, but questions are swirling around who she's playing. Has the CBS soap brought Diane Jenkins back from the grave?!
March 24, 2022
Kyle Abbott is heading back to Genoa City, and not just for a quick visit. Portrayer Michael Mealor is making a long-term comeback to The Young and the Restless!
March 24, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Camryn Grimes (Mariah Copeland) is getting in on the podcast game with The Soap Opera Survival Guide, a show in which she will interview other daytime actors.
March 24, 2022
Find out how you can listen to Making It Work, a new podcast by Jordi Vilasuso (Rey Rosales, The Young and the Restless) and his wife, Kaitlin.
March 30, 2022
Jodi Vilasuso's time as The Young and the Restless' Rey Rosales has come to an end, with the actor expressing that his time on the CBS soap gave him some of "the highlights of my career in this genre."
March 31, 2022
Jordi Vilasuso (Rey Rosales) opens up about being let go from The Young and the Restless: "I should have seen the writing on the wall. The scripts that I was given were very minimal."
April 7, 2022
A new NBC pilot called Blank Slate is set to feature Abhi Sinha (ex-Ravi Shapur, The Young and the Restless) in the series regular role of tech specialist Cornelius Kepler.
April 8, 2022
Kate Linder teases that The Young and the Restless plans to revisit some classic Esther Valentine moments: "There's some great stuff coming up!"
April 11, 2022
Daytime Emmy-winning actress Christel Khalil (Lily Winters, The Young and the Restless) said yes to Sam Restagno, whom she calls "the love of my life."
April 12, 2022
How will Jack Abbott's granddaughter fit into Genoa City? The Young and the Restless actress Kelsey Wang gives the scoop on her new character, Allie Nguyen: "It's such a wonderful, three-dimensional role."
April 15, 2022
Rumor has it that The Bold and the Beautiful's Sean Kanan will be popping onto The Young and the Restless, where Deacon Sharpe will mingle with Genoa City characters again. But is it true?
April 19, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Michael Mealor says Kyle Abbott will be a changed man when he returns to Genoa City: "Fans can expect a papa bear figure who is really protective of his son."
April 21, 2022
Longtime The Young and the Restless rivals Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) and Diane (Susan Walters) will slowly head toward dangerous enemy territory again as soon as they reunite.
April 21, 2022
The Young and the Restless alum Mckenna Grace (ex-Faith Newman) has dropped a pop-rock breakup song and music video titled "You Ruined Nirvana."
April 25, 2022
"Nobody prepares you for it," says Kelly Kruger (ex-Mackenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless) about the overwhelming feelings she's had since welcoming her second child with husband Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer, The Bold and the Beautiful).
April 29, 2022
Hallmark's Summer Nights movies are coming your way, one of which stars Hunter King (ex-Summer Newman, The Young and the Restless) on a Hawaiian adventure.
May 2, 2019
Dark secrets. Long-lost, unknown children. Add in a splash of comedy and a heaping helping of soap stars, and you have the recipe for the second season of the Emmy-winning digital series Studio City.
May 4, 2022
Stars from The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless will once again represent their soaps at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, which presents the Golden Nymph Awards.
May 4, 2022
Dispelling a rumor that he's going to be a dad again, Steve Burton (Harris Michaels, Days of our Lives; ex-Jason Morgan, General Hospital) announces that he and his wife, Sheree, are no longer together.
May 5, 2022
This year's Outstanding Supporting Actor nominees took to social media to share their reactions to their nominations. The reactions ranged from pride to shock.
May 5, 2022
From picking avocados to acting away on set, this year's Outstanding Supporting Actress nominees were literally all over the place when they learned of their nominations. Here's what the five fabulous nominees had to say.
May 5, 2022
They say it's an honor just to be nominated, but this year's Daytime Emmy nominees in the Outstanding Younger Performer category had a lot more to say than that. Check out how this year's nominees reacted to their nominations.
May 9, 2022
Celebrating an Emmy nomination has been the most beautiful way to end his chapter at The Young and the Restless, says Supporting Actor contender Jordi Vilasuso (Rey Rosales).
May 10, 2022
"Can't keep it a secret any longer!" enthuses Chris McKenna (ex-Mark Harding, The Young and the Restless) of the news that he eloped with his girlfriend, Lovisa, during the pandemic.
May 10, 2022
Supporting Actor nominee Bryton James (Devon Hamilton, The Young and the Restless) opens up about what makes this Emmy nod different from years past and when he might consider himself for the Lead Actor category.
May 16, 2022
Lead Actor nominee Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless) opens up about why honoring the Daytime Emmys and celebrating the genre is so important: "We have to make sure that we hold onto this thing that we've worked really, really hard to build, because it's part of the American fabric."
May 18, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Kate Linder opens up about a possible new romance for Esther, an important service storyline she'd love to tell, and how she feels about celebrating 40 years in Genoa City.
May 19, 2022
First-time Emmy nominee Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman, The Young and the Restless) opens up about her lifelong dream coming true, why the moment deserves sparkles, and why her entire Genoa City family is to thank for her work being recognized.
May 23, 2022
It's been a grueling couple of days for Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber Moore, The Bold and the Beautiful/The Young and the Restless) and Scott Bailey (ex-Sandy Foster, Guiding Light), whose eleven-week-old son has been in the hospital.
May 24, 2022
Find out why Mishael Morgan (Amanda Sinclair, The Young and the Restless) is a trailblazer in more ways than one during this year's Daytime Emmy Awards, and why the actress is thrilled to celebrate the entire medium's hard work rather than just her own.
May 25, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Allison Lanier opens up about taking over the role of Summer and what to expect as the character finds herself smack dab in the middle of Phyllis (Michelle Stafford), Kyle (Michael Mealor), and Diane (Susan Walters).
May 27, 2022
Find out how Cait Fairbanks (Tessa Porter, The Young and the Restless) went from a broken coffee machine to sharing an honor with Beyoncé, plus how she feels about the Teriah wedding.
June 14, 2022
"Thank you so much for making the last 40 years possible!" enthuses The Young and the Restless' Eileen Davidson, who is celebrating four decades in the role of Ashley Abbott.
June 16, 2022
We now know who will be representing the world of daytime as presenters at this year's Daytime Emmys. The list includes 17 soap opera stars.
June 15, 2022
Beloved The Young and the Restless actress Beth Maitland takes a walk down memory lane as she celebrates 40 years as Traci Abbott, plus get the scoop on the special Abbott sister anniversary episode.
June 16, 2022
All four daytime dramas and Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem have been nominated for Best Achievement in Decor/Design at the 2022 Set Decorators Society of America Awards.
June 18, 2022
The 49th Annual Daytime Emmys Creative Arts & Lifestyle Awards were handed out on June 18, 2022, in an in-person ceremony broadcast on the Emmy's streaming platform. The ceremony looked much closer to those of years past and once again served as a celebration of all that daytime has to offer.
June 22, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Leigh-Ann Rose (Imani Benedict) will star in Catfish Christmas, a holiday film directed by Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla Winters).
June 23, 2022
The Young and the Restless' Melissa Ordway and Jason Thompson will be unable to attend this year's Daytime Emmys. The nominees revealed that they have tested positive for COVID.
June 23, 2022
Find out who inspires 23-time Emmy-nominated actor Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless), who's "the most grateful actor you will ever meet."
June 24, 2022
49th Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: The Bold and the Beautiful's John McCook and The Young and the Restless' Mishael Morgan are named Lead Actor and Actress.
June 27, 2022
The Young and the Restless and veteran actor Peter Bergman have reached a new deal that will see Jack Abbott remaining on the canvas for at least another half decade.
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