THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Celebrates 10,000th Episode Today, 9/27
Daytime's #1 Drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, will celebrate a milestone 10,000th episode today, Sept. 27 (12:30-1:30 PM, ET; 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, PT) on the CBS Television Network. The show will also celebrate its 40th anniversary next March.
In the episode, surprises await the characters as they gather for the funeral of presumed dead billionaire Victor Newman (Eric Braeden).
"We're proud to have reached this milestone," said Angelica McDaniel, Senior VP, Daytime, CBS Entertainment. "10,000 episodes of a show is almost unheard of in television, and on behalf of everyone at CBS, Sony and the Bell Dramatic Serial Company, congratulations to the wonderful cast, the crew and the fans of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. We have many more stories to tell and are excited for what lies ahead."
"THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS marking its 10,000th episode is a testament to the solid storytelling, compelling characters and the production elements, earning the loyalty of daytime audiences for over four decades," said Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, Sony Pictures Television. "We honor all of the producers, writers, actors and crew who have contributed to this amazing achievement."
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the #1-rated daytime drama for more than 23 years. The show is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM, ET; 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, PT) on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television.