The Young and the Restless s the number-one rated show on daytime television. The show is based in the fictional universe of Genoa City, Wisconsin.
It has won seven Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, second only to General Hospital for the most ever.
A central plot that has been key to the story throughout almost all of Young and the Restless' time on the air has been the rivalry between Jill Foster Abbott and Katherine Chancellor. It's the stuff of legends.
A few key actors on the show have been around for almost three decades. They include:
- Jeanne Cooper (as Katherine Chancellor)
- Doug Davidson (as Paul Williams)
- Melody Thomas Scott (as Nikki Newman)
- Eric Braeden (as Victor Newman) 1980