I tell you one thing, CBS Daytime sure knows how to make a fella feel welcome! The first official promo for Steve Burton's The Young and the Restless debut as Dylan McAvoy has hit the net — and it's a doozy. Can Nick (Joshua Morrow) and Avery's (Jessica Collins) relationship survive the arrival of Mr. Blue Eyes? Watch the promo after the jump! READ MORE
Oh that Joshua Morrow.... The Young and the Restless' Nick Newman took it upon himself to give Genoa City's newest resident Steve Burton (Dylan) a personal tour of the CBS studios. If this is what they do to newcomers, Dear God in Heaven, help the vets! Take a peek at the hilarious video below!
Don't expect any self-indulgent, tell-all memoirs or thinly-veiled novels about his time at General Hospital from Steve Burton. The actor, who has joined the cast of CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless, declined to throw shade at his former soap stomping grounds in an interview with TV Guide's Michael Logan.
TV Guide Magazine: If GH had tried harder to accommodate your personal life would you still be there?
Burton: I don't want to point fingers. I know there are a lot of disappointed fans. They don't really understand what goes on behind the doors. They don't understand why I wouldn't go back to play Jason if I'm ready to work again. But what happens at GH should stay at GH.
Y&R's Phelps on Steve Burton Get: "Steve Loved The Idea of Playing a Character Very Different From Jason Morgan"By Jillian Bowe on January 14, 2013
The Young and the Restless' executive producer Jill Farren Phelps finally broke her silence on scooping up General Hospital fan favorite Steve Burton. Phelps sat down with TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan and spilled the tea on how she convinced Burton to join Y&R as Dylan McAvoy.
TV Guide Magazine: It's no shock Steve Burton is joining Y&R, given your relationship. But how'd you make the magic happen so soon?
Phelps: We didn't start talking seriously until about five weeks ago. We put out the character breakdown for Dylan McAvoy and we were seeing actors for the role. I just kept thinking how great Steve would be in the part but, at first, it was just a dream. I talked to his manager and we were able to make it work out so that Steve could continue to have the life he wants in Nashville. Plus, Steve loved the idea of playing a character very different from Jason Morgan. READ MORE
On today's Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels discuss the latest developments in Prospect Park's plans to reboot All My Children and One Life to Live.
From Agnes Nixon’s Facebook message confirming the return of All My Children and One Life to Live to the behind-the-scenes scoop Giddens and Bowe are hearing, they dive into it all.
They also dish Steve Burton's decision to return to soaps with a role at The Young and the Restless. Who will Burton's character end up with, and do General Hospital fans have a right to be upset about the casting news?
All this and much more on today’s show!