the Emmy Award winning, The Young and the Restless (often abbreviated as Y& R) is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS. The show is set in a fictional Wisconsin town called Genoa City, which is unlike and unrelated to the real life village of the same name, Genoa City, Wisconsin. First broadcast on March 26, 1973, The Young and the Restless was originally broadcast as half-hour episodes, five times a week. It expanded to one hour episodes on February 4, 1980.
William William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell created The Young and the Restless in 1972 for the network under the working title, The Innocent Years! "We were confronted with the very disturbing reality that young America had lost much of its innocence," Bell said. "Innocence as we had known and lived it all our lives had, in so many respects, ceased to exist."
And everyone from around the world knows who is Eric Braedon, Melody Thomas Scott, Peter Bergman, Jeanne Cooper, and the names continues, since they all have been on the show for over 20 years....And each of the characters are memorable and veruy diffrenet from every daytime dramas from the past and present. And that is what makes Young and the Restless with all of their best actors and actresses winning the Emmys than any other dramas on the air!