Television's top-rated daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (Y&R), will move to TVGN (TV Guide Network) for its exclusive basic cable airings beginning on Monday, July 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Starting this summer, TVGN will be the only destination on cable where Y&R fans can catch same day episodes of their favorite series every weeknight at 7 p.m. ET/PT with encore airings the following morning at 10:00 AM, ET/PT. To locate TVGN on cable or satellite, viewers can visit www.tvgn.tv for a channel finder.
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, which is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company in association with Sony Pictures Television, is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 p.m. ET; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT) on CBS.
"TVGN celebrates the greatest shows on television, and we are thrilled that THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, the #1 daytime drama with 23 Daytime Emmy nominations this year, will join our programming schedule on July 1," said Brad Schwartz, President of Entertainment and Media, TVGN. "Y&R boasts some of the most passionate and loyal fans in all of television, and we are pleased to offer these viewers a primetime opportunity to catch up with everything going on in Genoa City."
TVGN's Y&R special programming will include:
· COUNTDOWN TO THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS ON TVGN: TVGN will bring fans to the doorstep of the Y&R/Genoa City set at CBS Television City, where a live audience will have the opportunity to ask questions to and meet Y&R cast members on Monday, July 1 at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Starting now, fans can tweet in questions with the hashtag #YRonTVGN for a chance to have their questions featured during TVGN's COUNTDOWN special.
· TVGN's Y&R Sweepstakes on Facebook: Starting July 1, fans can enter a special Facebook sweepstakes for a chance to win a Y&R set visit and an opportunity to meet the cast. To enter, viewers must tune-in to THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS telecast on TVGN weeknights at 7 p.m. ET/PT for a daily code word, and then visit Facebook.com/TVGN to enter the code word and the sweepstakes.
Check out a promo that's currently airing on TVGN (one of many) featuring Amelia Heinle and Billy Miller below:
To help promote the show, TVGN aired a special program, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS ON-SET: inFANity, on Monday, June 17. Hosted by Kristoff St. John, this one-hour special episode will feature an in-depth look at Genoa City, including behind-the-scenes footage, set secrets and never-before-seen interviews with the cast. The episode will include up-close interviews with Eric Braeden, Peter Bergman, Michelle Stafford, Joshua Morrow, Sharon Case, Christian LeBlanc, Tracey Bregman, Jess Walton, Greg Rikaart, Elizabeth Hendrickson, Kristoff St. John, Christel Khalil, Steve Burton and Melissa Claire Egan. Watch it below:
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