March Madness isn't just hitting the world of college sports. The exciting basketball action is also headed to The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless, because CBS Soap Mayhem is returning.
Just like college basketball's March Madness tournament, the two soaps have team members who will compete in brackets until a final two players face off for the ultimate win. Competitors in this year's basketball game include B&B's Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) vs. Alley Mills (Pam Forrester), B&B's Don Diamont (Bill Spencer) vs. Jacob Young (Rick Forrester), B&B's Heather Tom (Katie Logan) vs. Reign Edwards (Nicole Avant), B&B's Rome Flynn (Zende Forrester) vs. Pierson Fodé (Thomas Forrester), Y&R's Gina Tognoni (Phyllis Summers) vs. Lauralee Bell (Christine Williams), Y&R's Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) vs. Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), Y&R's Christel Khalil (Lily Winters) vs. Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman), and Y&R's Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) vs. Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott).
Team captains Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, Y&R) and Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer, B&B) will be live-tweeting and posting pictures on Instagram via both the of the show's official social media accounts, so watch for the action when it all starts happening on Thursday, March 10, beginning at 11:30AM EST/8:30AM PST. You can also catch all of the moments via a live stream that will be placed on the CBS Daytime Facebook page.
As fans may recall, Y&R's Bryton James was top dog last year. Might he be champion for the second year in a row? Tune in on Thursday to find out!
UPDATE: B&B’s Don Diamont (Bill Spencer) ended up taking home the golden basketball award in the 2016 CBS Soap Mayhem challenge. “Congrats to #DonDiamont,” Y&R’s official Twitter handle states as a caption to a photo of Diamont kissing his trophy. “Till we meet again next year!”
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