CELEBRITY GUEST STARS AND NEFARIOUS VILLAINS TAKE CENTER STAGE ON ANOTHER EXCITING “THEME WEEK” FOR CBS DAYTIME DRAMAS MAY 25-29
“Villains Week” on “The Young and the Restless”
Includes Former “Y&R” Cast Member Eva Longoria and Wilson Bethel
from CBS’ “All Rise”
“Celebrity Week” on “The Bold and the Beautiful” Features
Special Guest Appearances by Bob Barker, Betty White, Gina Rodriguez, Usher and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kiké Hernandez
Famous faces and dastardly deeds take center stage on CBS Daytime dramas as “Theme Weeks” continue on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Monday, May 25-Friday, May 29 on the CBS Television Network. Both shows include big appearances – Eva Longoria and ALL RISE’s Wilson Bethel on Y&R, and Grammy Award winner Usher, beloved Betty White, actress Gina Rodriguez in her first role, game show legend Bob Barker and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kiké Hernandez on B&B.
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS from Sony Pictures Television, now in its 47th season (and 31st straight as the most-watched daytime drama), will feature a look back at some of the most evil schemes to ever take place in Genoa City on “Villains Week.” The series airs weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM, ET/11:30 AM-12:30 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL from Bell-Phillip Television, which is celebrating 33 years on the Network, will remember some of the most famous faces to ever greet the Forresters, Logans and Spencers during “Celebrity Week” (1:30-2:00 PM, ET/12:30-1:00 PM, PT).
Storylines for Y&R’s “Villains Week” episodes are as follows:
On Monday, May 25, the walls close in on the nefarious David Kimble (Michael Corbett); Traci (Beth Maitland) keeps a secret from Brad (Don Diamont); and Nina (Tricia Cast) comes out of hiding. The episode originally aired Oct. 7, 1991.
On Tuesday, May 26, Isabella (former cast member Eva Longoria) and Christine (Lauralee Bell) settle unfinished business, while Paul (Doug Davidson) and Michael (Christian Le Blanc) unravel a mystery. The episode originally aired August 14, 2003.
On Wednesday, May 27, Kevin’s (Greg Rikaart) revenge plot takes a dangerous turn, while Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) and Sharon (Sharon Case) fight for the spotlight at the Newman Ranch. The episode originally aired Oct. 10, 2003.
On Thursday, May 28, Sheila (Kimberlin Brown) makes a surprise appearance during Lauren (Tracey Bregman) and Michael’s (Le Blanc) honeymoon, while John (Jerry Douglas) learns the truth about Gloria’s (Judith Chapman) past. The episode originally aired Dec. 15, 2005.
On Friday, May 29, Lauren (Bregman) and Michael (Le Blanc) see double as they come face to face with Lauren's imposter, while Kevin (Rikaart) races to save Jana (Emily O'Brien) from Ryder (Wilson Bethel, CBS’ ALL RISE). The episode originally aired April 27, 2010.
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL’s “Celebrity Week” storylines include:
On Monday, May 25, Rick (Jacob Young) rallies an influential friend, Los Angeles Dodger Kiké Hernandez, to assist him in making one of his wife Maya’s (Karla Mosley) life-long dreams come true. Shot on location at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, when Karla Mosley actually performed as Maya, singing the national anthem before a game. The episode originally aired Sept. 12, 2016.
On Tuesday, May 26, C.J. (Mick Cain) becomes jealous when Amber (Adrienne Frantz) invites her new friend, Raymond (Grammy Award winner Usher), to perform an original song at Insomnia. Though Amber is pleased, C.J. is chagrined when Raymond dedicates his song to her. Meanwhile, Lauren (Tracey Bregman) gleefully tells Sally (Darlene Conley) that Eric (original cast member John McCook) and Stephanie (Susan Flannery) are history. The episode originally aired June 11, 1998.
On Wednesday, May 27, Stephanie (Flannery) is angry with Ann (Betty White) when she finds out she isn’t looking for her own house. Ann admits she wants to stay in the Forrester guest house because she wants to be a part of the family. Stephanie is upset and wants to send her back to Chicago, but Eric (McCook) refuses. Pam (Alley Mills) gives Eric the comfort that Stephanie denies him, leading Ann to believe that Eric’s relationship with Pam is the reason he wants them to stay in Los Angeles. The episode originally aired Feb. 27, 2007.
On Thursday, May 28, intern and aspiring fashion designer Beverly (played by Gina Rodriguez in her first role) stands her ground when Forrester Creations designer Amber (Frantz) issues her a “friendly warning” to stay away from Rick (Jacob Young). In Cabo, Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) urges Thomas (then played by Adam Gregory) to commit to Hope (then played by Kim Matula) while trying to keep Liam (Scott Clifton) from finding out that Hope is staying at the same resort. The episode originally aired Dec. 28, 2011.
On Friday, May 29, after his meeting with Bob Barker (Barker, playing himself), Liam (Clifton) interrupts a contentious exchange with his brother, Wyatt (Darin Brooks). Wyatt follows Liam, determined to continue their argument, and makes a negative first impression on Barker. In return, Barker leaves a lasting impression on Wyatt when, in an homage to his role in “Happy Gilmore,” he punches Wyatt as Liam watches in amusement. Just shy of his 90th birthday, Barker did not use a stunt double. The episode originally aired August 28, 2014.
About THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS:
Created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS premiered on March 26, 1973. It has been TV’s #1-rated daytime drama for the past 31 years. The series, which is in its 47th season, is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM, ET/11:30 AM-12:30 PM, PT) and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
About THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL:
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, the most-watched U.S.-produced daytime drama in the world, is set in Los Angeles and tells the compelling story of high fashion, glamour, honor, romance, passion and, most importantly, family. The series is broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET/12:30-1:00 PM, PT). It is a Bell-Phillip Television production. Bradley Bell is the executive producer.
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