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Julie Pinson
January 2004
Former Port Charles leading lady Julie Pinson (ex-Eve Lambert) has landed a recurring role on CBS's The Young and the Restless.
Ashley Bashioum
February 2004
Former Y&R star Ashley Bashioum (ex-Mackenzie Browning) missed in her bid to take over the role of Marina Cooper on CBS's Guiding Light. The CBS soap has cast a newcomer in the part.
Ashley Bashioum
February 2004
There may very well be a reason that Ashley Bashioum (ex-Mackenzie Browning) did not land the part of Marina on CBS's Guiding Light - a good reason. Beginning next month, Bashioum reprises the role of Y&R's Mac.
David Tom
February 2004
Emmy winner David Tom (ex-Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless) will join the cast of One Life to Live later this year in the role of Paul Cramer.
Joan Van Ark
March 2004
Knots Landing alum Joan Van Ark will join the cast of The Young and the Restless in April. Van Ark is slated to played Gloria Fisher, mother of Kevin Fisher and Michael Baldwin
Lyndsy Fonseca
March 2004
A representative for Lyndsy Fonseca (Colleen Carlton) has confirmed that the actress will be leaving The Young and the Restless later this year.
April 2004
A casting director's main job function is to find just the right person for each role on the show. Can you imagine someone other than Eric Braeden playing the part of The Young and the Restless' Victor Newman? The Young and the Restless has again decided to recast the role of Daniel Romalotti - and no one is saying why.
David Lago
June 2004
Multiple Daytime Emmy nominee David Lago (Raul Guittierez) has announced that he will exit The Young and the Restless later this summer.
Kin Shriner
August 2004
Former General Hospital star Kin Shriner (ex-Scott Baldwin) will join the cast of The Young and the Restless later this summer. The move puts an end to what turned out to be a pretty intense battle by several shows to snag the actor.
August 2004
There are some changes to the writing team of The Young and the Restless. The changes, however, don't involve anyone's departure - or anyone's dismissal.
Kimberlin Brown
August 2004
Soap veteran Kimberlin Brown has been signed to appear as a Paige Miller, a doctor on One Life to Live starting later this year. Brown's role was originally intended for Mary Beth Evans (Sierra Montgomery).
David Tom
September 2004
Relative newcomer David Tom (Paul Cramer) will be exiting One Life to Live within the next few weeks. His exit is expected to spark more crossovers between One Life to Live and All My Children and, ultimately, bring about a resolution to the shows' baby-swapping storyline.
Shemar Moore
September 2004
Finally the rumors can be put to rest: A spokesperson for The Young and the Restless has confirmed that Shemar Moore (Malcolm Winters) will return to the show this fall.
Lyndsy Fonseca
November 2004
According to show sources, The Young and the Restless is close to again singing actress Lyndsy Fonseca (Colleen Carlton) to the show.
Michael Damian
November 2004
If you blinked your eyes, you may have missed Michael Damian's (Danny Romalotti) gig on The Young and the Restless. The show has confirmed that the actor has been written out.
Shemar Moore
November 2004
The excitement over Shemar Moore's (Malcolm Winters) return to The Young and the Restless appears short-lived. Not only did the show not get the ratings boost it had been hoping for from his return, but the actor is already planning his exit from the show.
Judith Chapman
December 2004
After what had been called an "exhaustive search," the casting department for The Young and the Restless has announced that soap opera veteran Judith Chapman will assume the role of Gloria Fisher early next year.
December 2004
In a time when the future of the daytime drama genre appears very much in question, there is a glimmer of hope. CBS has announced that it has renewed The Young and the Restless for an additional five years.
Susan Walters
December 2004
Though she recently opted not to renew her contract with The Young and the Restless, Susan Walters (Diane Jenkins) won't find herself with too much free time on her hands. The actress has landed a starring role in a new primetime drama series.

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