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The Young & the Restless: "Where's the Beef Wellington?" edition.

As showrunner Mal Young begins to roll out his own questionable stories, it appears we're still faced with one big problem: NO BEEF !!

Has Traci eaten it all? .. Or did Noah get to it first?

Where are the HOT YOUNG MEN on this less than appetizing soap?

We need more than Beale's Fruit & Veg Stall from Albert Square.


The Young & the Restless - Y&R

by Anonymousreply 51911 hours ago

Is that Charlie Rose and his un tethered robe?

by Anonymousreply 111/21/2017

Looks like Marco Dapper and his peen. Chrissy could tell you for sure.

by Anonymousreply 211/21/2017

Mal needs to consult Brenda on chemistry.

by Anonymousreply 311/21/2017

Brenda Cuntson is cray cray.

by Anonymousreply 411/21/2017

Bring back Marco Dapper!

by Anonymousreply 511/21/2017

Poor Dina... Aunt Jack is quitting his job to care for her.

I'd wanna forget, too.

by Anonymousreply 611/21/2017

Yes, they need more beef. The young males are not hunky. And the hunky ones are leaning toward middle age.

by Anonymousreply 711/21/2017

R5 I totally agree. .. And very easy to do, since the reason Carmine was put into witness protection became moot, as the mob boss he gave testimony against was later said to have been killed in prison.

by Anonymousreply 811/21/2017

Bring back Max Ehrich as Fen.

by Anonymousreply 911/21/2017

I think Ehrich has blown this Popsicle stand. .. As I recall, he never wanted to sign a contract and was usually recurring, with him only signing some limited contract once when the show knew they needed him for it.

Although, if he's in some kind career free-fall, I suppose he might consider it.

Bisexual Max? .. Bisexual Fen & Carmine would be hawt.

by Anonymousreply 1011/21/2017

David Chow, we hardly knew ye!

by Anonymousreply 1111/21/2017

Nikki Chow.

What were they thinking?

by Anonymousreply 1211/21/2017

Nikki Chow acted like such a dick today after being the voice of reason last week.

by Anonymousreply 1311/21/2017

Purina Cat Chow.

Chow, Chow, Chow!

by Anonymousreply 1411/21/2017

Marla's acting gets worse every hard could it be for her to play a confused bitch? She just has to be herself......

by Anonymousreply 1511/21/2017

They used to call him DOG CHOW on the message boards.

by Anonymousreply 1611/21/2017

Thad Luckinbill is returning. He’s older, but still hunky.

by Anonymousreply 1711/21/2017

They should recast Dina with Elizabeth Hubbard.

by Anonymousreply 1811/21/2017

Hubbard is an awful actress. Her best acting as Lucinda on that old person's soap was when she was in a coma! Now, Susan Batten as nuDina would be a soap fan's wet dream.

by Anonymousreply 1911/21/2017

Yeah, Thad's still a hunk. He was super-hot about 10 years ago. There was a scene when JT and Victoria had first started seeing each other, and Brad came to JT's loft looking for his wife. JT came to the door in a towel. WOW. The whole scene was quite homoerotic. Forget Boretoria. Angry Brad should have ripped his dress suit off and thrown JT down on the sofa and fucked him.

by Anonymousreply 2011/21/2017

I liked Hubbard as Lucinda, but I think she's overrated. Far too stagey. I saw some scenes of her in that web series Anacostia and thought the same thing.

by Anonymousreply 2111/21/2017

HELLO? This is soap opera. Stagey overacting is REQUIRED in this medium. You want acting like the movies? Watch a movie or a primetime show. Soap operas are the last refuge for stage acting.

by Anonymousreply 2211/21/2017

Graham Crackers is pure satanic evil.

by Anonymousreply 2311/21/2017

Shut up Serial Scholar nutcase.

by Anonymousreply 2411/21/2017

R22 I get "stagey" when it comes to this medium. That's why I included the qualifier FAR TOO stagey. I have my limits.

by Anonymousreply 2511/21/2017

R583, this is Melissa Ordway’s SECOND child. Her first was NOT adopted.

by Anonymousreply 2611/21/2017

[quote]Soap operas are the last refuge for stage acting.

I thought the stage was the last refuge for stage acting.

by Anonymousreply 2711/21/2017

I want to see Traci get ‘stuffed’ on Thanksgiving!

by Anonymousreply 2811/22/2017

Bring Marco back! Perfect male specimen. My God I could make a meal of those nuts and cock!!!

by Anonymousreply 2911/22/2017

R26 First child adopted.

Born May 2016. Adoption finalized March 2017.

by Anonymousreply 3011/22/2017

You have to LOL at the fraus who tweet Mal Young 40 times a day with their every thought about Y&R. Do you really think he has time for that shit? He is the EP and headwriter of Y&R. He writes and produces 250 hours of tv a year. IF he is reading all those tweets, then he isn’t spending enough time concentrating on making Y&R the best that it can be. And remember that he’s 2 to 3 months ahead in writing. He’s focused on what is happening in February. Tweeting him today about something that happened on the Thanksgiving episode that you didn’t like is long gone from his mind and will not accomplish anything. Dumb fraus.

by Anonymousreply 3111/22/2017

Ravi looks like Jeff Goldblum.

by Anonymousreply 3211/22/2017

LOL r31. They're also begging him to bring Traci back full time. They are obsessed with the fact that she could potentially be sidelined in this Alzheimer's story. She's "our girl" and they will not stand for her being an afterthought. Mal is not listening and could care less about Traci.

by Anonymousreply 3311/22/2017

What's funnier is how Bell chose not to have Traci be part of the first big "Madame Mergeron" reveal when Dina originally came back. .. Even FauxPatty is on hand, but not Traci... LOL!

This is the type of classic stuff they should be showing on the Thursday & Friday, not some rehash selections from Pratt and Altman-Passanante done within the last two years.

(Warning: Eileen is still learning to act.)

by Anonymousreply 3411/22/2017

god Deborah Adair was a horrible Jill

by Anonymousreply 3511/22/2017

OP’s clip is hot and what soaps need. R20 Thad was eye candy.

by Anonymousreply 3611/22/2017

Well we now seem to have more Y/R - every hour now seems like 90 minutes.....I don't ever remember looking at the clock before....

by Anonymousreply 3711/22/2017

Msl said that Traci is too fat and wrinkly to bring back permanently. She has the wrinkles all over her face.

by Anonymousreply 3811/22/2017

R34, awesome clip... where'd ya find that? As I recall, Dina's first visit to Wilma Jeane was a classic too... Dina, it is you... dear God in heaven!

by Anonymousreply 3911/22/2017

r39, guess again Katharine!

by Anonymousreply 4011/22/2017

I could listen to and watch those old Brenda Dickson clips all day. She and Katherine were the best. You knew it was going to be a good episode when Jill showed up at the mausoleum. Their dialogue always consisted of Jill calling Katherine old and drunk and Katherine calling Jill a slut. You didn't need anything else. Wash, rinse and repeat.

by Anonymousreply 4111/22/2017

OMG the acting was horrid all around in that scene at r34. And that dialogue! Bill Bell was a master at crafting slow-burn storylines, but his dialogue is part of the reason soaps are ridiculed. However, watching that scene you can see why his transition from Brooks/Fosters to Abbotts/Newmans/Williamses was so successful. He kept the tone of the show exactly the same, complete with similarly awful dialogue and original music cues, but with a fresh new set of characters. So he was able to rejuvenate the show, all the while retaining the elements that had made it compelling and successful.

by Anonymousreply 4211/22/2017

Humiliating Ravi like that at the Abbott's Thanksgiving was so cruel.

by Anonymousreply 4311/23/2017

Ravi is very homely and stinky looking, so.....

by Anonymousreply 4411/23/2017

Who remembers this?

by Anonymousreply 4511/23/2017

No GayKyle at Grandma Dina's "last" Thanksgiving? .. He must be at White Party Week in Miami. .. I'm sure Hot Daddy Graham is.

by Anonymousreply 4611/23/2017

Get me another fucking turkey Mrs. Martinez. NOW! Burp

by Anonymousreply 4711/23/2017

Mrs.'re supposed to baste the turkey with melted velveeta. Don't you know anything?

by Anonymousreply 4811/23/2017

Traci was looking at those two pies like Ray Moore looks at a middle school cheerleader......

by Anonymousreply 4911/23/2017

Mashed cauliflower?!?!? Yams without marshmallows?!?!? WTF, Mrs. Martinez?!?!? Mamie never served up this slop!

by Anonymousreply 5011/23/2017

Now that we've sat through Thanksgiving, who wants to stretch their legs and hit the 24-hour Burger King over on Market Street? I'll drive!

by Anonymousreply 5111/23/2017

Time for a snack. How about some deep fried gravy? Yum.

by Anonymousreply 5211/23/2017

Is it possible to fix a broken chair with glue?

by Anonymousreply 5311/23/2017

Um, does anybody remember the number for that plumber we called last Christmas?

by Anonymousreply 5411/23/2017

Traci's confusing me. Didn't we just have Thanksgiving dinner less than an hour ago?

by Anonymousreply 5511/23/2017

Mother, dear, you’re getting forgetful again. That was only the appetizers. And I have a big appetite.

by Anonymousreply 5611/23/2017

Traci’s fat.

by Anonymousreply 5711/23/2017

Can somebody please bring me a roll of toilet paper?

by Anonymousreply 5811/23/2017

Mrs. Martinez, get upstairs and unplug the guest room toilet.

by Anonymousreply 5911/24/2017

Mmmm... bacon for breakfast always gets me up and moving! Did the plumber come while I was sleeping?

by Anonymousreply 6011/24/2017

I guess they were too cheap to show the food for the Thanksgiving ep? We saw Victor's servants taking away chafing dishes but nothing more.

And Traci was relieved when Jack dis-invited Nikki to Thanksgiving, just sayin...

by Anonymousreply 6111/24/2017

In this house, we call it Black Friday. We have to bear a lot.

by Anonymousreply 6211/24/2017

[quote]Ravi is very homely and stinky looking, so.....

Yeah, we heard you the first 100 gazillion times you posted that. You racist P.O.S.

by Anonymousreply 6311/24/2017

Thank God I can't remember what I just smelled in the downstairs toilet.

by Anonymousreply 6411/24/2017

Greetings from Palm Beach.

by Anonymousreply 6511/24/2017

Thanks for the pie, Auntie Traci, but when I said that I felt like a cream pie tonight, I had something totally different in mind.

by Anonymousreply 6611/24/2017

I am still Mrs John Abbott.

by Anonymousreply 6711/24/2017

I am certain of one thing...I am Anastasia, heir to the Romanov dynasty. Or am I Amelia Earhart?

by Anonymousreply 6811/24/2017

Everyone, I have a confession to make. I am Eva Braun.

by Anonymousreply 6911/24/2017

Ashley. Is she the fat one?

by Anonymousreply 7011/24/2017

Graham, these are my children, Miss Joan Crawford, Caitlin Jenner, and Sally Struthers.

by Anonymousreply 7111/24/2017

^^^ Okay that one actually made me laugh.

by Anonymousreply 7211/24/2017

Finally, a funny one mixed in with all the stupid shit. Thanks, R71.

by Anonymousreply 7311/24/2017

The Traci jokes are as funny as a toddler's funeral.

by Anonymousreply 7411/24/2017

Monday highlights ...

Dina's photo of Brent Davis survived the fire at The Underground .. LOL!

Cricket appears and flicks her Incredible & Amazing Hair at Victurd.

Dina thinks Nurse Florence Jack Nightengale is married to Patty.

And it sounds like Nick, Chelsea, Billy, and Phyllis had a four-way down in New Orleans, with Billy topping Nick at some point.

by Anonymousreply 7511/24/2017

I watched today’s “Classic” episode from 2014 which was the dreaded JFP era. It was 10000% better than what we get today. In just 3 years, the show has gotten so bad. The everyday is a new day formula that Mal is pushing does not cut it for me. Too many missed beats.

by Anonymousreply 7611/24/2017

The Traci jokes make me laugh because she’s fat.

by Anonymousreply 7711/24/2017

R77, are you fat?

by Anonymousreply 7811/24/2017

R77 is jolly, R78. I think. I can't remember. Maybe he's jelly. Oh, Traci.

by Anonymousreply 7911/24/2017

Victor/Victoria both like to mumble their dialogue.

by Anonymousreply 8011/24/2017

I don't think Victoria mumbles, but she does let her hair get stuck in her mouth at times.

by Anonymousreply 8111/24/2017

It's called acting.

by Anonymousreply 8211/24/2017

Several years ago there was a scene between Hans and Beastmaster that was unintelligible.

by Anonymousreply 8311/24/2017

No R78. I’m not Traci.

by Anonymousreply 8411/24/2017

I wanna fuck Traci

by Anonymousreply 8511/24/2017

I wanna eat Traci out.

by Anonymousreply 8611/24/2017

Victor has Colleen's heart. I'd love a story where JT comes back and falls in love with Victor because of that. It would work across the board, involving everyone. Traci would become protective of Victor, not wanting that heart to get broken because of JT's track record with Victoria and Mac. A new kind of love story for Eric Braeden.

by Anonymousreply 8711/25/2017

Did someone say we're eating out?

by Anonymousreply 8811/25/2017

I don't remember someone saying we're eating out, dear.

by Anonymousreply 8911/25/2017

I can't leave the house. Paul will be hear soon. I'm sure that mousy little Amy will try and distract him with her victim act, but none of us are buying it.

by Anonymousreply 9011/25/2017

When does wide arse raspy smokers voiced Walton return as Jill?

by Anonymousreply 9111/25/2017

Even more importantly, why is Kate Linder still on contract?

by Anonymousreply 9211/25/2017

Kate Linder - emmy win for Best Actress this year. Max Shippee - emmy win for Best Actor. A Y&R sweep.

by Anonymousreply 9311/25/2017


by Anonymousreply 9411/25/2017

Who am I?

by Anonymousreply 9511/25/2017

Traci had mac & cheese for breakfast.

by Anonymousreply 9611/25/2017

...with a sloppy joe chaser. Mamie, we're going to need to heavy duty plunger.

by Anonymousreply 9711/25/2017

Jill Abbott you prostitution whore!

by Anonymousreply 9811/25/2017

Why, Kay, you ARE looking WORSE than usual! Tell me, Kay, when are you going to die? I suppose when the government finds a safe place to bury your liver.

by Anonymousreply 9911/25/2017

Let's Breakdown the Abbott family dysfunction:

Jack became a womanizer because Dina left them.

Ashley become a fragile, needy, caregiver because Dina left them.

Tracy ate to cover up her insecurities and feeling of abandonment because Dina left them.

Mamie tried to overcompensate for the missing Dina by not taking a switch to Jack, being more firm with Ashley, and turned a blind eye when Tracey got into the sticky buns.

John was insecure in his abilities as a man because Dina left and overcompensated with young women.

Billy is fucked up because Jill is fucked up because Katherine fucked her up. Jill was trying to put her life back together and was with John, but Katherine had to bring back Dina which made Jill insecure and fucked up again.

So to end this little essay the two people that are to blame for everything are Dina and Katherine.

by Anonymousreply 10011/25/2017

Whatever the fuck THAT means, as r100.

by Anonymousreply 10111/25/2017

Did John ever stick his peen into Mamie?

by Anonymousreply 10211/25/2017

Are Mal's stories so awful that the only things we can do are mock Traci's weight and Dina's alzheimer's?

by Anonymousreply 10311/25/2017

"We need more than Beale's Fruit & Veg Stall from Albert Square."...seriously, get a life.

by Anonymousreply 10411/25/2017

It’s funny because Traci is really fat.

by Anonymousreply 10511/25/2017

Hey Beth, wanna go for pizza? And lasagna? And nachos? And cake? And pie? And....


by Anonymousreply 10611/25/2017

R100... that's 100% on except for one thing... Kay didn't bring Dina back... Dina arrived entirely under her own steam, to buy Jabot. I recall the first scene where Dina went over to Kay's... Kay was taken entirely by surprise. I was three.

by Anonymousreply 10711/25/2017

R107 That's what I thought as well. .. And Dina all on her own had sent in her front-man and young lover, Eric Garrison, to do the Jabot deal, then when things were to be finalized she arrived as the mysterious "Madame Mergeron." .. And even prior to that story, there had been a smaller arc, where Jack had hired a private investigator to find his mother, and some woman was presented who wasn't really Dina. .. Kay wasn't involved.

by Anonymousreply 10811/25/2017

R103 Yes, Y&R is THAT bad. There’s nothing to talk about but Traci’s fatness and Dina’s old timers.

by Anonymousreply 10911/25/2017

Thanks for the correction. For some reason I got it confused that Katherine and Dina were scheming together against Jill.

by Anonymousreply 11011/25/2017


by Anonymousreply 11111/25/2017

R110 Kay and Dina did scheme against Jill, but from my memory, that came later, more so after Brenda resumed the role. (Adair was playing Jill when Dina first returned.) But after Brenda came back, Jack and Jill had their cabin tryst, and Kay and Dina were sniffing around Jill's pregnancy thinking something was up. Also, Dina was making some kind of claim that Jill's marriage to John was invalid, with Dina saying her divorce from John may not have been finalized correctly or something. That proved to not be the case.

by Anonymousreply 11211/25/2017

Dina doesn’t remember that shit.

by Anonymousreply 11311/25/2017

A lot of morbidly obese people who are also full time caregivers are working out their pain by making jokes on this thread.

by Anonymousreply 11411/25/2017

Re: Traci’s pussy. Does it stink?

by Anonymousreply 11511/26/2017

Traci has a sweet presence but she's pretty useless. There is nobody on the canvas they would dare pair her with.

by Anonymousreply 11611/26/2017

Graham, have this week's Q scores been released yet? I've been on top every week for the past year. That cunt Jackie thinks she can edge me out, but that won't be happening. And bring me my teen fan mail! There are normally three sacks at the security desk in the lobby. Well, I'm waiting!!!

by Anonymousreply 11711/26/2017

Traci was here.

by Anonymousreply 11811/26/2017

Another shitter seat cracked by Traci? That’s 7 of them this week alone. Gurl better stand up when she shits from now on. Damn.

by Anonymousreply 11911/26/2017

[quote]Traci has a sweet presence but she's pretty useless. There is nobody on the canvas they would dare pair her with.

They should do a merchandizing tie in and have her marry the benevolent monarch, Burger King.

by Anonymousreply 12011/26/2017

We get it. Traci is plus-sized. Ha ha ha. The joke is stale. She was able to attract the likes of Michael Damian and Don Diamont, which is more than any of you gays can say.

by Anonymousreply 12111/26/2017

R121 The writers paired her with those men. Forced pairings. Danny and Brad would not be attracted to fat Traci in real life. Bill Bell made them be attracted. Traci serves no purpose other than being the fat relative we are all embarrassed about. Give Traci the big sturdy chair at Thanksgiving.

by Anonymousreply 12211/26/2017

R121, I agree with you. Whoever is getting their jollies picking on Beth Maitland/Traci has some serious issues.

Also, they aren't the least bit funny.

by Anonymousreply 12311/26/2017

Mamie!!! I can’t reach ‘back there’ to wipe. Do it for me.

by Anonymousreply 12411/26/2017

[quote]Also, they aren't the least bit funny.

You're right; they're the most bit funny.

[quote]She was able to attract the likes of Michael Damian and Don Diamont, which is more than any of you gays can say.

'Taint my fault if Flyman don't go for the peen but still wants some cushion for the pushin'.

by Anonymousreply 12511/26/2017

Who is this OCD "Traci is fat" troll?

by Anonymousreply 12611/26/2017

Probably the voice of experience.

by Anonymousreply 12711/26/2017

Caption, please.

by Anonymousreply 12811/26/2017

Okay, you were right, I was wrong. My arms ARE long enough to give you a hug!

by Anonymousreply 12911/26/2017

Why did you have to post that pic. Now I just miss him even more. What a great actor.

by Anonymousreply 13011/26/2017

Marry me, R22!

by Anonymousreply 13111/26/2017

So the tit toucher wrapped his arms around the fat squealing pig? Disgusting! Neither of them should be on my screen! A fat slob and a perverted married man. Absolutely disgusting!

by Anonymousreply 13211/26/2017

Where are the lezzys??????? I need to see the lezzys!

by Anonymousreply 13311/26/2017

Your mom would know, R133.

by Anonymousreply 13411/26/2017

The old bats in the nursing homes and the obese trailer trash fraus with cheetos dust on their fingers don't want to see lezzies on their screens. These are the prime demos for these soaps. They made their opinion lezzies, no homos, no queers.

by Anonymousreply 13511/26/2017

Ellen's still getting good ratings.

by Anonymousreply 13611/26/2017

What drugs are Mel Scott on? Seriously.

by Anonymousreply 13711/26/2017

Probably all the same ones advertised on TV with those trademark names and more side effects than positive effects.

by Anonymousreply 13811/26/2017

Sharon Case uploaded pics of herself with Michael Muhney. I wonder if the cast hates her for keeping in contact with him.

by Anonymousreply 13911/26/2017

I am not Dina! I am Belle Clemons!! Why do you people insist on calling me Dina?

by Anonymousreply 14011/26/2017

R139 The tit grabber is still around? He hasn’t been asked back to Y&R has he? With all of the harrassment allegations out there, Mr. Titty Toucher will never step foot on the CBS lot again. He ruined his career just to cop a feel of a young ingenue’s tit. What a stupid moron. His wife must be so proud of him. lolololol

by Anonymousreply 14111/27/2017

r141 no he visited her at her house I'm assuming. He rode his bike over. How the mighty have fallen - he now has to ride a bicycle!

No chauffeurs for him!

by Anonymousreply 14211/27/2017



Marla Adams


Joan of Arc

by Anonymousreply 14311/27/2017

My aunt who had Alzheimer's would defecate behind the curtains in her daughter's family room.

by Anonymousreply 14411/27/2017

I'm surprised MTS hasn't campaigned for Zimmer to join as Casey Reed. Standing next to Mel, Zimmer would make her look like Twiggy in comparison.

by Anonymousreply 14511/27/2017

Did someone say Turkey tetrazzini? Yum!!!!

by Anonymousreply 14611/27/2017

Did someone say that Ravi brought an extra pie?

by Anonymousreply 14711/27/2017

These fat Traci jokes are juvenile and asinine. Can we please stop them already and talk about, you know, THE ACTUAL SHOW?

by Anonymousreply 14811/27/2017

[quote] These fat Traci jokes are juvenile and asinine. Can we please stop them already and talk about, you know, THE ACTUAL SHOW?

Which is even more juvenile and asinine these days.

by Anonymousreply 14911/27/2017

To those of you offended by the fat jokes, how much do you weigh?

by Anonymousreply 15011/27/2017

It isn't a case of being offended, it is that they are BORING and derail discussion.

by Anonymousreply 15111/27/2017

R134 is homophobic.

by Anonymousreply 15211/27/2017

There’s nothing to talk about on the show except for fat Traci and alz Dina. The show sucks!!!!!!! It’s soooooo dull and non Bill Bell-like. Mal has really tanked this show.

by Anonymousreply 15311/27/2017

By all means, r151, feel free to continue your "discussion" of Dina's bangs.

by Anonymousreply 15411/27/2017

Mal and Miss Beehive are SAVING Y&R! You got that?????

by Anonymousreply 15511/27/2017

[quote] It isn't a case of being offended, it is that they are BORING and derail discussion.

All you fucking talk about is how goddamn bored you are with Mal Young trying to make it into an American version of a British soap.

I think they're funny. Obesity is a choice, unlike race, sex, place of birth, or sexual orientation. It is not a fixed state of being. It is funny to make fun of people who know what healthy eating looks like and don't fucking do it because you are fucking responsible for the health care crisis in this country. You self-entitled self-righteous privileged pigs think you're entitled to other people's money to pay for the consequences of your mistakes, so you're going to get made fun of.

If you don't want to be fat, stop fucking shoving your face with carbs.

by Anonymousreply 15611/27/2017

R156 is projecting her own issues.

Bless her heart.

by Anonymousreply 15711/27/2017

Obesity IS a choice. Traci, and the actress does nothing to help herself. She’s ripe for the picking. She is obese by choice.

by Anonymousreply 15811/27/2017

R157 is derailing the thread again.

by Anonymousreply 15911/27/2017

R157 is engaging in psychological projection by accusing others of doing the same. Typical fatlogic.

by Anonymousreply 16011/27/2017

R160 has a few dead bodies in her basement.

by Anonymousreply 16111/27/2017

R161 would be a virgin if not for family reunions.

by Anonymousreply 16211/27/2017

Traci needs to start pulling her weight around there. Even if it puts her at risk for a hernia.

by Anonymousreply 16311/27/2017

Traci's so fat she didn't just give a mouse a cookie, she gave him a whole bag of Oreos and split it with him.

by Anonymousreply 16411/27/2017

R162 masturbates to Danny Romalotti singing Rock On.

by Anonymousreply 16511/27/2017

For R162, with love.

by Anonymousreply 16611/27/2017

Traci's so fat,

All the McDonald's food are gone.

by Anonymousreply 16711/27/2017

I find the Traci jokes highly offensive. Some people are born big-boned or with thyroid issues that cause weight gain. We don't know the whole story behind her weight issues.

by Anonymousreply 16811/27/2017

Come on, Traci, the show's not filmed in CinemaScope!

by Anonymousreply 16911/27/2017

[quote]We don't know the whole story behind her weight issues.

And if Mal Young and Sally Sussman Morina were any kind of writers or producers as they were hyped up to be, they would be able to write that kind of a story.

by Anonymousreply 17011/27/2017

I'm offensive and I find them fat.

by Anonymousreply 17111/27/2017

Imagine that you are Beth Maitland and came across this thread. Wouldn't your feelings be hurt? She seems like a nice lady like her character is.

Why the intense hatred for her like she is Harvey Weinstein or something?

by Anonymousreply 17211/27/2017

[quote] There’s nothing to talk about on the show except for fat Traci and alz Dina. The show sucks!!!!!!! It’s soooooo dull and non Bill Bell-like. Mal has really tanked this show.

What are they gonna do, bring Bill Bell back from the dead to write it? Or maybe by now they can clone him or failing that, make a robot replica of him.

by Anonymousreply 17311/27/2017

[quote] Why the intense hatred for her like she is Harvey Weinstein or something?

That is really low comparing being obese to being sexually harassed. Survivors of sexual harassment do not choose to be treated that way.

by Anonymousreply 17411/27/2017

Think about who pays the bills for this and other TV shows: the advertisers. And think about the fact that some of them sell junk food. And since they've been fucking up the food supply since the 1970s after years of "sugar is good for you" propaganda that was just as insidious as the tobacco industry, maybe it's time they were called to account.

by Anonymousreply 17511/27/2017

Jeanne Cooper denounced soap operas telling stories about Alzheimer's in her very last interview. Somebody forward this link to Mal!!!

[quote]TV Guide Magazine: Neither do you. Word is, you're not happy with these strange symptoms Mrs. C is experiencing. Cooper: The writers want you to think it's Alzheimer's and it's driving the audience crazy. It'll turn out to be a benign something or other. But if it was Alzheimer's, I wouldn't have played it. TV Guide Magazine: Meaning you'd have quit the show? Cooper: Absolutely. Nobody wants to see that. Y&R is an hour of escape and relief for people. That's what's kept it on the air 40 years! The audience wants Katherine vibrant. They want to see her kicking ass. I've worked hard for that. There was a barrage of concern as soon as Katherine started forgetting things and misplacing things. Then I got one script where she was supposed to be seen reading a pamphlet about Alzheimer's. [Head writer] Josh Griffith came rushing into my dressing room all breathless, saying, "Don't worry, it's not what you think! It only looks like Katherine has Alzheimer's." I said, "I'm not worried. You don't think I'd do an Alzheimer's story, do you? You'd have to get somebody else."

by Anonymousreply 17611/27/2017

Jeanne was a sexual preditor and a miserable old DRUNK! She groped men. Rot in hell, Jeanne.

by Anonymousreply 17711/27/2017

R177 is proof I was right to say heterosexuality is not normal, just common.

by Anonymousreply 17811/27/2017

The Traci jokes are funny because she’s fat. Duh.

by Anonymousreply 17911/27/2017

The Traci jokes are offensive. I am personally insulted by them, and I'd like them to stop. Besides being highly misogynistic, they also show your hatred toward plus-sized persons. We really need to stop "fat-shaming" people. Guys, let's start here with this thread. Take the high road.

by Anonymousreply 18011/27/2017

Amen! R180.

by Anonymousreply 18111/27/2017

[quote] Take the high road.

You might need your motorized scooter, r180.

by Anonymousreply 18211/27/2017

Then tell it to the breeder bitch who wrote this:

by Anonymousreply 18311/27/2017

Fat acceptance is nothing but propaganda from the same junk food industry that historically played a role in the slave trade and imperialism, the effects of which are still being felt to this day.

by Anonymousreply 18411/27/2017

Beth Maitland is FAT! Her character is FAT. She really should do something about it. She brings the fat shaming on herself. Sorry Beth but you CAN do something about your weight.

by Anonymousreply 18511/27/2017

I didn't put a gun up to her head and force her to have seconds. Or thirds. Or fourths. Or fifths.

by Anonymousreply 18611/27/2017

I think it all started when Coca-Cola took over Columbia. IIRC it was only then that they actually started putting closing logos on the show. They sold it to Sony but the damage was done.

by Anonymousreply 18711/27/2017

OMG I love the Traci fat jokes. It’s more interesting than Dina’s bangs at the moment.

by Anonymousreply 18811/27/2017

People who are not fat and are offended by fat jokes are like white people who lecture everyone else about racism.

by Anonymousreply 18911/27/2017

Traci's so fat her farts are a major cause of climate change.

by Anonymousreply 19011/27/2017

Traci's so fat that this Christmas she'll be playing Santa, Mrs. Claus, all eight reindeer, and the sleigh!

by Anonymousreply 19111/27/2017

Colleen was a very tough pregnancy. Traci's body never really recovered. Plus, Colleen is dead, and she may be eating to medicate her pain. People do that.

by Anonymousreply 19211/27/2017

Can you imagine Traci farting? Yikes! Look the fuck out.

by Anonymousreply 19311/27/2017

Traci is a fat pig! OMG that's so funny and so original. Roles eyes.

by Anonymousreply 19411/27/2017

Did you say rolls R194?

by Anonymousreply 19511/27/2017

Where were you guys when I needed some fresh material for Lauren Fenmore to make fun of Traci being fat back in the 80s?

And for the record, regardless of how many face lifts she's had, Kay still looks like an old bag.

by Anonymousreply 19611/27/2017

Bill Bell had the old timers disease like Dina.

by Anonymousreply 19711/27/2017

Bring back Miguel. That will bring the ratings.

by Anonymousreply 19811/27/2017

Belle Clemons will bring the ratings. You fools who cancelled me.

by Anonymousreply 19911/27/2017

Mal dear, too much is happening off-screen. Please bring back Bill Bell’s Y&R. Thank you.

by Anonymousreply 20011/27/2017

How did Brent Davis's picture survive the fire?

Cricket's hair is EVERYTHING!!!

Nikki has friends outside of her GC bubble?

by Anonymousreply 20111/27/2017

They should bring the tit toucher back, and as punishment, pair him with Traci. They can duplicate the Jeremy/Fat Becky pairing from that Golden Girls episode, complete with really bad fat jokes from Adam. "I sat AT Traci." Make it happen, Mal.

by Anonymousreply 20211/27/2017

As if Brad Carlton would eat Traci’s stinky old snatch. Please.

by Anonymousreply 20311/27/2017

Never mind Dina and Traci. I want the lezzys! I demand to see the lezzys. NOW!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 20411/27/2017

The writing gets more implausible by the day. The pic Dina SET ON FIRE of Brett Davis not only survived the inferno and the aftermath (water) and it's completely intact. Dunderhead Nick doesn't remember lighting the pumpkin and walking out either?

Dina's story may be the only one with any heart left. Why doesn't Jack have a Home Health Nurse there for her? Oh, the budget.

Christine's grilling Victor was so unprofessional I actually felt sorry for ole Vic. There is no way someone in her position would interview someone in her husband's police office - they'd be at the Federal Building. Oh, sorry the budget again.

by Anonymousreply 20511/27/2017

Mal Young’s writing is atrocious.

by Anonymousreply 20611/28/2017


by Anonymousreply 20711/28/2017

Graham is coming back! This morning's news.

by Anonymousreply 20811/28/2017

Are the lezzies on today’s show?

by Anonymousreply 20911/28/2017

Wasn’t Kay going to become a lezzy back in the 70’s but pearl clutchers had a fit? Some things never change.

by Anonymousreply 21011/28/2017

Dina needs to be put on Donepezil and Namenda, pronto.

by Anonymousreply 21111/28/2017

Who’s Dina?

by Anonymousreply 21211/28/2017

Who's Bill Bell?

by Anonymousreply 21311/28/2017

Paul telling Aunt Jack that the public is clamoring for justice, because an old woman stabbed Miss Piggy with a butter knife, so the D.A.'s office needs to "fast-track" it?! .. LOL!

by Anonymousreply 21411/28/2017

The writing is more ridiculous with each episode. Mal won’t last long.

by Anonymousreply 21511/28/2017

I wonder if Peter Bergman knows that his character is called "Aunt Jack" and what he thinks about that.

by Anonymousreply 21611/28/2017

Dina stabbing Nikki and Nikki overeacting to it in Classic Nikki fashion was hilarious! Nikki (and Melody Thomas Scott) is an annoying wrinkled old drunk who looks even older with even more wrinkles due to all of that weight she recently lost.

If only Brenda Dickson was around when they did the Katherine/Jill mother/daughter storyline. Undoing the relationship and creating the useless Tucker McCall character as Katherine's actual long lost child was a huge opportunity ruined and then pissed on (probably by Trump's Russian prostitutes).

by Anonymousreply 21711/28/2017

What has happened to Mrs AhWiggins acting? She is terrible these days. She acts like she is on pills or something.

by Anonymousreply 21811/28/2017

Which one of those bitches stole Nikki's gun?

So happy that Paul and his snappy toup are on the front burner me some Doug Davidson.....Nikki and Paul have always been my favorite to Leslie and Lucas.....

For the latest news - let's go to Traci for an On-the-Pot update. Hillary's nude photos....hahahaha! And I agree with the poster above - too much happens off screen. Was there a 4-way or some partner swapping in New Orleans...... Billy and Nicholas: Genoa City's new power couple!

by Anonymousreply 21911/28/2017

The Dina story is awful, which is kind of tragic given that Mal's mother died of alzheimer's and he has said he wanted to play this as truthfully as possible. Also, Eileen Davidson's mother had dementia, so this must be really tough for her to play, especially given how atrocious the writing is.

by Anonymousreply 22011/28/2017

I usually hate Lily, but I loved the expression on her face when the risque photos of Hilary were sent to everyone's phones. Pure glee.

by Anonymousreply 22111/28/2017

That's what Hillary gets for being a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 22211/28/2017

Will Traci be returning for Christmas?

by Anonymousreply 22311/29/2017

Fat Traci can't possibly be the daughter of both John and Dina. They should reveal that Dina cheated on John a second time with some fat shlub. Bruce Vilanch can play Traci's bio father.

by Anonymousreply 22411/29/2017

Notice how they only gave the ‘illusion’ of food in the Thanksgiving episode. Y&R can’t afford both Traci AND actual food. Budget buster. Traci went down to Chick-Fil-A with Melissa Reeves after taping the Thanksgiving with no actual food episode.

by Anonymousreply 22511/29/2017

[quote] So happy that Paul and his snappy toup are on the front burner again

Paul and his toup still don't have a real story of their own, though. He's just playing policeman, responding to everyone else's problems. He and L'Bug don't even have a home to live in. They must sleep in that office of Paul's. I imagine Sister Pauline will be be playing Agony Aunt to JT.

by Anonymousreply 22611/29/2017

Paul’s toupee annoys me.

by Anonymousreply 22711/29/2017

Paul's toupee and Dina's bangs are the new Victor and Nikki.

by Anonymousreply 22811/29/2017

My mother who has dementia is pissed that she never got a chance to burn down a bar and have everyone pat her on the head for doing it.

by Anonymousreply 22911/29/2017

Did HDG ever fuck Dina?

by Anonymousreply 23011/29/2017

Dina’s ankle bracelet will save the show! Oh wait. Mal has already forgotten about it. I think that Mal has the dementia! I cannot stand Mal Young’s writing for Y&R. It is juvenile. Stupid plot.

by Anonymousreply 23111/29/2017

R230 No. They made it clear early on that HDG and Dina didn't have that kind of relationship. And while they were at the GCAC, they maintained separate suites. They also mentioned that Graham had his own place in Paris. Yet, Dina was very possessive of him, and while out in public, he was supposed to be hers. It sounded like an old-school companion relationship (sometimes referred to as being a "walker").

by Anonymousreply 23211/29/2017

So with all that is going on in the news, is there anyone who still thinks that Y&R will bring back the tit toucher? lol I didn’t think so.

by Anonymousreply 23311/29/2017

The quick resolution to the Underground arson and the Drug Trafficking Ring were like the Y&R of old. Keep it up Mal! I think Y&R should be episodic and have each day tell a new story and resolve it - simply - by the end of the hour. And always there should be a misunderstanding and maybe a laugh track.

by Anonymousreply 23411/29/2017

Long-time watcher, gay male, invested since the Brooks' family reign. I do go on total sabbatical from watching when it has become unbearable over the decades, but somehow always come back.

This is one of those times: Mal's writing is excruciating boring, I don't want them to rehash trivial shit about decorating the tree as a youngster and debating whether it's Jacky or Jackie, fuck what a waste of dialogue time. Even elaborate memories of details about a certain ornament from when they were six.

Good God, this daily eppy crap is also unacceptable, so much stuff either quickly rehashed in flashback or like R(219) says happens offscreen and we are supposed to assume/figure out.

by Anonymousreply 23511/30/2017

Hopefully Mal won’t be there long. He’s turned the show into shit.

by Anonymousreply 23611/30/2017

Mal is there for the long haul. The actors adore him and are under the perception that he is doing something daring and revolutionary. Whether that's true or not, the show's core audience of 90-year-old grannies and fat flyover fraus who never finished high school is not very likely to respond positively to anything daring or revolutionary. The gay audience ironically would appreciate novel storytelling techniques, but Mal couldn't give a rat's ass about them.

by Anonymousreply 23711/30/2017

Pardon my ignorance, but OP's GIF is from where?

by Anonymousreply 23811/30/2017

So we're going to learn Juliet was a whore and got knocked up by someone else, right?

So we get Lane, Take 3,678,498. Ugh.

by Anonymousreply 23911/30/2017

Spoiler: Juliet was impregnated by Michael Baldwin.

by Anonymousreply 24011/30/2017

The cast and crew are not so happy with Mal’s scripts. They know thst they are being asked to act out shitty writing. At least 2 behind the scenes people are telling people privately that the actors are miserable and the crew is so over Mal. He’s overstayed his welcome there.

by Anonymousreply 24111/30/2017

Well if CBS isn’t going to have the titty grabber replace Charlie Rose, maybe NBC will hire tit toucher for the Today Show. lollololololollololollol

by Anonymousreply 24211/30/2017

Mal should revise Michael Baldwin's earlier days, when he assaulted and shot to death his accomplice Rebecca... he never got caught for that, only for the kidnapping of Cricket.

by Anonymousreply 24311/30/2017

R238 It's from the gay, rom-com. "Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds," where Marco Dapper (Carmine on Y&R) played "Troy from Illinois."

by Anonymousreply 24411/30/2017

R244 Thanks.

by Anonymousreply 24511/30/2017

Chrissy loved working with Marco Dapper. I can see why.

by Anonymousreply 24611/30/2017

Chrissy's heart belongs to Sean Carrigan. I mean, they've fucked, right?

by Anonymousreply 24711/30/2017

[quote]The actors adore him and are under the perception that he is doing something daring and revolutionary.

Isn't that what Ellen Wheeler told GL actors about Peapack?

by Anonymousreply 24811/30/2017

Mal is an accomplished producer and writer. Wheeler was not.

by Anonymousreply 24911/30/2017

[quote] Mal is an accomplished producer and writer.


by Anonymousreply 25011/30/2017

Mal gets mixed reviews in the UK.

When EastEnders was having problems in the mid-00's, and EP Louise Beridge quit, the arts and media correspondent at The Observer wrote:

"Others believe that Mal Young, the dynamic head of drama series at the BBC, is the real root of the problem. A demanding and powerful personality, Young first made his name as the co-creator with Phil Redmond of Channel 4's groundbreaking Liverpool-based soap, Brookside .

"'To be honest, one of the most difficult elements of the job of producing EastEnders is dealing with Mal,' said a former writer on the series.

"Young now oversees the content of Holby City as well as EastEnders and is also quietly developing a new, big budget regular drama series for BBC1. Created in the style of Holby City, the latest drama off the production line will concern the relationships between a team of lawyers and the plotlines are already being drawn up behind closed doors. Actors and writers at Elstree are convinced that this new baby has distracted the BBC's drama executives from tending properly to EastEnders .

"'Mal Young rides in every now and then and gives out his ideas, which you have to follow. He is quite scattergun and I think that can be very frustrating,' said a writer on the show who has since left the BBC. 'He was brought in as a populariser and even once appeared in Hello! with his girlfriend. In some ways he is not a very good fit with EastEnders .'

"Tuesday's episode last week attracted the lowest ever ratings in the series' history - in previous eras the show might have expected an audience of around 10 million - only 6.1 million tuned in."


Also, his last attempt at TV in Great Britain, a scripted reality show called 'Desperate Scousewives,' was a flop with both critics and viewers. It was canceled after eight episodes.

btw - I don't think that legal drama The Observer mentions ever saw the light of day.

by Anonymousreply 25111/30/2017

Look at all of the all time lows Mal has hit as EP. He’s a hack.

by Anonymousreply 25211/30/2017

So he's Chuck Pratt with a mullet and an accent.

That's just great.

by Anonymousreply 25311/30/2017

Ash is so jealous of the bond that Dina and Jacky/ie share.

by Anonymousreply 25411/30/2017

Sue Flannery won’t be there long. He’s a cancer to the show.

by Anonymousreply 25511/30/2017

Sue Flannery's a woman, R255, just like God.

by Anonymousreply 25611/30/2017

Bleecchhh......supposedly Victor and Nikki reunite at Christmas after a health crisis for Nick.

by Anonymousreply 25711/30/2017

Victor & Miss Piggy reuniting will save the show. Because that’s never happened before. Where is the drama on this show? It’s non existent. Yawn.

by Anonymousreply 25812/01/2017

Latest ratings are out. Yawn tied its all-time low rating in the 18-49 demo for the fourth straight week. It's down 100,000 18-49 viewers from this time last week. The low ratings are dragging down B&B too. Oh Mal!

by Anonymousreply 25912/01/2017

R257 Is Nick pregnant from his drunken fling with Billy down in New Orleans?

by Anonymousreply 26012/01/2017

[quote] It's down 100,000 18-49 viewers from this time last week.

You're reading that wrong, R259. The -100,000 is what it's down from this time last YEAR.

In the 18-49 demo, Y&R is only down -8000 from this time last week.

As reported: 1. Y&R 465,000 (-8,000/-100,000)

In better news, the show was marginally up for the week in 18-34 demo (+1000)* as well as the 25-54 demo (+29,000)**.

* Have the 999 pissed off Lane fans out there decided to start watching again?

** Maybe Dina a should stab Miss Piggy with a butter knife more often.

by Anonymousreply 26112/01/2017

Yawn & Rested is still a disaster! Down in the demos, during sweeps. That is not a good sign.

by Anonymousreply 26212/01/2017

Enough with the goddamned ornaments already! Who cares?

by Anonymousreply 26312/02/2017

How many times was Ravi able to give it to Ashley during their overnight at the GCAC?

Did either of them get any sleep?

by Anonymousreply 26412/02/2017

Eileen is looking a bit haggard these days.

by Anonymousreply 26512/02/2017

Ravi is smelly looking. Plus he’s uncut which makes him smell down there.

by Anonymousreply 26612/02/2017

Back to his real job.

by Anonymousreply 26712/02/2017

HDG puts the "H" in "Hot"

by Anonymousreply 26812/02/2017

Who is the racist Ravi troll? He annoys me.

by Anonymousreply 26912/02/2017

Dina has the fastest progressing Alzheimer's in history. She should be in the guiness book of records.

by Anonymousreply 27012/02/2017

Dumbass queers like Garbage Man always criticizing the show. Get it through your head fags. Gay men are NOT the desired demographic for soaps. Mal Young does not care what you queens think. Stop bitching. Assholes.

by Anonymousreply 27112/02/2017

Mal should replace The Headless Woman in the opening credits with Hot Daddy Graham doing squats.

by Anonymousreply 27212/02/2017

Traci's absences are a result of her quietly receiving treatment for her recurring colitis.

by Anonymousreply 27312/02/2017

Morbidly obese people don't have colitis.

by Anonymousreply 27412/02/2017

Warning: Don’t be around Traci when she farts.

by Anonymousreply 27512/02/2017

Traci? Who's Traci?

by Anonymousreply 27612/02/2017

Ravi looks like what would happen if Jeff Goldblum actually mated with a fly.

by Anonymousreply 27712/02/2017

Ravi’s homely.

by Anonymousreply 27812/02/2017

You just know that Traci can’t reach around to wipe back there. She’s too plump.

by Anonymousreply 27912/03/2017

So Ashley is guilty of sexual harassment of an employee. She orders her employee to go to a room, get undressed, and rock her world, then the next day dismisses him. Mal should do a reverse storyline of a woman in power abusing her position. Ravi seemed angry. Of course, he is an idiot to do her biding after she kicked him to the curb on Thanksgiving and made him look and feel foolish.

by Anonymousreply 28012/03/2017

I'm looking to try out new breakfast ideas. Does anyone have a recipe for deep fried mac n cheese?

by Anonymousreply 28112/03/2017

R281 Traci, do you want that with eggs and bacon on the side?

by Anonymousreply 28212/03/2017

Mamie, in case you've forgotten, I'm now in charge of the Abbott menus. I didn't realize that Alzheimer's was contagious, dear. Beginning tomorrow, Traci's breakfast will consist of a fruit cup, one hard boiled egg, and a slice of dry toast. I'm going to whip that heifer into shape.

by Anonymousreply 28312/03/2017

What happened to Mamie? Did she die?

by Anonymousreply 28412/03/2017


by Anonymousreply 28512/03/2017

R284 she left town years ago

by Anonymousreply 28612/03/2017

Emmy submission season is here. It’s safe to say that every Y&R newcomer this year will have nothing to submit. It was a bad year for Y&R acting wise. The stories made no sense and they hired horrid actors. Shippee, Daniel Hall, the one plays Ravi, the aged twins, Reid, Juliet. The casting is so bad on this show. No emmys for you!

by Anonymousreply 28712/03/2017

Mal stinks as an EP. He makes Chuck Pratt's Y&R look like Chekhov.

by Anonymousreply 28812/03/2017

Dina has Alzheimers so any crime that she commits is excused.

by Anonymousreply 28912/03/2017

Maybe if his name was Bon he would be a better EP.

by Anonymousreply 29012/03/2017

Dina does a mass murder. Oh, she has alzheimers. She’s excused. And everyone is fine with that. What the fuck shit writing is Mal doing?

by Anonymousreply 29112/03/2017

Mal is making a joke of Dina and her condition. The actress and the show's legacy deserve so much better. The show is garbage.

by Anonymousreply 29212/03/2017

Oh she has alzheimers.

by Anonymousreply 29312/03/2017

And you complained about the fat jokes!

by Anonymousreply 29412/03/2017

Kevin returns this week.

They should just say Chloe got run over by a streetcar in the Pearl District and died.

by Anonymousreply 29512/03/2017

Is Kevin still straight? Rolls eyes.

by Anonymousreply 29612/03/2017

I left because I had to Liquid Plumbr one too many yule logs.

by Anonymousreply 29712/03/2017

Who cares if that bitch, Summer, is in Belize?

Just let us know that GayKyle is already down in Rio working on his tan for the New Years Eve circuit parties.

by Anonymousreply 29812/03/2017

Kevin is eating pussy this time around. So glad to see him back. I hear you all!

by Anonymousreply 29912/03/2017

Mamie is wiping Traci’s ass. Cuz you all know and you see that she is too fat to reach around and wipe her own azz.

by Anonymousreply 30012/03/2017

Enough with the Traci jokes already!!! Besides being offensive, they're juvenile and not at all funny. Not every woman is a size , for heaven's sake.

by Anonymousreply 30112/03/2017

[quote]Not every woman is a size , for heaven's sake.

Especially not Traci.

by Anonymousreply 30212/03/2017

When does Greg Rikaart debut on DOOL?

by Anonymousreply 30312/03/2017

Did Ashley and Ravi have unprotected sex?

by Anonymousreply 30412/03/2017


by Anonymousreply 30512/03/2017

Didn't Jill pay Mamie to leave town? That was such a stupid story. Mamie would never leave the Abbotts. And wasn't she in love with John? Another interracial love story that was nipped in the bud because they didn't want to upset their conservative viewers.

by Anonymousreply 30612/03/2017

Jill did pay off Mamie. But in fairness the chemistry between the actress and Jerry Douglas' toupee was about the same as between Traci and kale. And John Abbott would marry just about anybody.

by Anonymousreply 30712/03/2017

The Traci/Lauren stories were some of the most relatable things on TV, let alone daytime. Lauren would bully Traci before Bullying became a buzz word. Traci was the fat Abbott sister. She was always in Ashley's shadow. Lauren was jealous of Traci's family life and tortured her. I remember a scene where Lauren was measuring her waist and thighs at the gym Traci was going to to try and lose weight. If you met Beth Maitland in person (the actress who plays Traci) you would think "wow she is a normal sized woman.." because she is. Tracey Bregman (Lauren) is like 4'9" and about 100 pounds. Anyone would look huge next to her. Danny did not fall in love with Tracey. Brad did because she was nice to him and helped him. She took an interest in the Pool boy and helped him to become a man and executive. Sometimes it's not about a size 0.

by Anonymousreply 30812/03/2017

John and Maime was an interested story that was executed poorly. And they used a bunch of code language in that story, "John Abbott would never fall in love with THE MAID!!!"

by Anonymousreply 30912/03/2017

I remember when John first declared his love for Mamie it came out of nowhere. It was one of the few genuinely shocking moments the show has ever pulled off.

by Anonymousreply 31012/03/2017

r310 you're right - it did come out of nowhere. They made it seem like they had been building up to it for a long time but I never got the impression they were harbouring feelings for each other.

However, I did like the story because I thought it brought up some interesting dynamics, especially between Mamie and Jill. I liked the second actress who played Mamie, Veronica Redd.

by Anonymousreply 31112/03/2017

I didn't like Veronica Redd at all. I found her humourless and strident. It was an interesting idea but badly written and for me badly cast. Conversely the first Mamie was too soft to take on the Jill / Mamie dislike that fuelled that storyline.

by Anonymousreply 31212/03/2017

The first Mamie was perfect. Veronica Redd was too in your face. But John wasn't going to go for either Mamie. The story gold would have been John and Katherine, even though John preferred younger women.

by Anonymousreply 31312/03/2017

R301 There’s no way around it. Traci is FAT! These are not Traci jokes. These are Traci facts. She’s obese.

by Anonymousreply 31412/04/2017

Kay Heberle lost the weight and at one point so did Beth Maitland during her 1st stint on Y&R. I think Traci looks NORMAL - tha'ts Traci and bless her family for loving her and not making her feel like shit that she's fat. Yes they could do a story about diabetes with Traci or heart disease but they've got enough with Dina and her Alzheimer's. A realistic scene would be Dina fat shaming Traci and having it blamed on the Al'z - that would be hard to watch but totally believable.

by Anonymousreply 31512/04/2017

Beth Maitland is fat. There’s no doubt about that.

by Anonymousreply 31612/04/2017

Traci Abbott is a human roach nest!

by Anonymousreply 31712/04/2017

Did Traci ever sleep with Victor?

by Anonymousreply 31812/04/2017

February Sweeps: Traci sleeps with Victor. She gets on top and crushes him to death. Even Pratt wouldn’t go there, but Mal will. He’s revolutionizing American soap opera. Go Mal!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 31912/04/2017

I guess I'm unsure as to what we're trying to accomplish here. Tracy is fat. Tracy is so fat she can't wipe herself. Tracy eats all the food. Okay. How many posts do we need about it? I think we get the point.

by Anonymousreply 32012/04/2017

[quot] Did Traci ever sleep with Victor?

Never figured him for a chubby chaser even after all his scenes with Melody Thomas Scott.

by Anonymousreply 32112/04/2017

Mel Scott does NOT like Mal. Bitch is gettin antsy.

by Anonymousreply 32212/04/2017

R320 There’s nothing else to talk about but Traci. The show is THAT bad!

by Anonymousreply 32312/04/2017

I'm not combing through all those rolls of fat. You got that?

by Anonymousreply 32412/04/2017

Doesn’t Steve Connolly eat out Traci’s snatch?

by Anonymousreply 32512/04/2017

[quote]Tracy is so fat she can't wipe herself.

Oh come on, she's not THAT fat. It's not like she's like one of those 600-pound porkos you see on TLC making a mockery of George McGovern's political legacy.

by Anonymousreply 32612/04/2017

So billionaire Devon is supervising a photo shoot at the Newman Family Tree Lighting? Couldn't he have just sent a team? It was demeaning to see a black actor relegated to looking like a servant to the Newmans. What's next? He'll be picking up Faith from school for Sharon.

by Anonymousreply 32712/04/2017

Only Devon opening a fruit and veg stall outside the Athletic Club can save this show now.

by Anonymousreply 32812/04/2017

R327 Isn't that hilarious?. .. Is this what Mal meant when he said he wanted to play Kneel and CueBall more? .. Apparently, their new "Power" Communications PR firm means they qualify to serve as photo assistants at Newman parties?

by Anonymousreply 32912/04/2017

Devon is The Help.

by Anonymousreply 33012/04/2017

[quote] Did Traci ever sleep with Victor?

When she does, their smushname can be TRACTOR.

by Anonymousreply 33112/04/2017

Charlie Ashby needs to be gay.

There, I said it.

by Anonymousreply 33212/04/2017

If they can’t have lezzys on the show, they are not going to have gays. Frau women 18-49 do not want to see that shit.

by Anonymousreply 33312/04/2017

Mal Young is making me Restless.

by Anonymousreply 33412/04/2017

Maddie, Charlie, Reid, AND Faith all in on episode.....hopefully they're all done for the week. Victor putting the pressure on FFN was most amusing. And the Lezbo standing up to Victor was a big nothing.

I hate the music under every's like a Disney documentary when the music hits a strong beat when the Venus Fly Trap snaps shut on the bug.

Are Mrs. HaWiggins' breasts really at her waist....or did she pull her skirt up too high?

by Anonymousreply 33512/04/2017

"on" = "one"

by Anonymousreply 33612/04/2017

R320 Unfortunately that's what passes for wits these days.

That and giving characters dumb names that no one cares about or understands like "Mrs. HaWiggins"

by Anonymousreply 33712/04/2017

Nikki has the saggy titties.

by Anonymousreply 33812/04/2017

[quote] Are Mrs. HaWiggins' breasts really at her waist....or did she pull her skirt up too high?

Mel hasn't had proper support for years. It's probably why she walks the way she does, as she's trying to prevent falling on her face.

This photo's from seven years ago, and they've been heading further south every year.

by Anonymousreply 33912/04/2017

LezMariah has the thick, jiggly upper arms. I hope Traci is not leading her astray with bad eating habits like she did with Noah.

by Anonymousreply 34012/04/2017

The lezzy Mariah should not be allowed to go sleeveless. She’s a porker with fat arms. Inattractive.

by Anonymousreply 34112/04/2017

Tracey didn't sleep with Victor, but he has her daughters heart in his chest.

by Anonymousreply 34212/04/2017

Traci deserves a thank-you fuck from Victor for getting Colleen's heart. If Victor knew that was the price he'd have to pay, do you think he would've rejected her heart?

by Anonymousreply 34312/04/2017

Ugh. You guys really get boring.

by Anonymousreply 34412/04/2017

Victor's heart transplant reminds me of when they were doing "Restless Style" covers. .. It was like the print version of GC Buzz.

by Anonymousreply 34512/04/2017

R344, you’re right. These guys really are boring.

The same one or two guys write all these lame fat jokes about Traci, Dina’s bangs, the lezzies, and saggy Nikki. They’ve pretty much ruined the thread.

The sad thing is the lame insult idiot thinks he’s creative and funny.

by Anonymousreply 34612/04/2017

Then why don't you R346 write something nice about the show? I triple dare ya.

by Anonymousreply 34712/04/2017

Traci looks like she would make a nice cushion to lean against!

by Anonymousreply 34812/04/2017

I really miss troll-dar.

This show is getting very, very, dull. The relationship between Chelsea and Nick is not in the least interesting yet they were featured today like they were some kind of golden couple. Nikki and Victor are going to get back together for the 300th time ... I agree about Devon; he's supposed to be so rich and all yet he's working this PR firm like it was crowd-funded and can't afford staff. The budget cuts are starting to become obvious with the lack of sets -- a LOT of Devon and Neils business dealings seem to take place at the Athletic Club. I suspect that Victoria's story arc -- having brass and sassy absorbed by her father's company was driven by cost cutting; they can now get rid of the brash and sassy set and she and Victor can share offices, as do Ashley and Jack.

TBH, the only reason I watch is that my SO watches it, so it's on. I would not be watching, nor would I watch the B&B which is even worse with the horrific plastic surgeries their actresses have.

by Anonymousreply 349Last Tuesday at 1:16 AM

The placing of Faith's popcorn garland on the Newman tree was so touching I was in tears.

by Anonymousreply 350Last Tuesday at 3:11 AM

Miss Beehive singing I Love You To The Moon and Back in every episode will save Y&R!

by Anonymousreply 351Last Tuesday at 3:18 AM

So is Mariah really gay or just a Tessabian?

by Anonymousreply 352Last Tuesday at 8:32 AM

Why does Aunt Jack keep saying: "Owl's Heimers"?

by Anonymousreply 353Last Tuesday at 8:51 AM

I keep tweeting to Mal that we do not need or want the lezzies on the show. Get rid of them!

by Anonymousreply 354Last Tuesday at 9:11 AM

R352 So far just the latter. (Although, I might spell it, "Tesbian.")

When Mariah had her separate conversations with Kevin and Sharon about her feelings for Tessa, the writers avoided using the word "lesbian" (or "gay" or "bisexual") in the dialogue.

Instead, they had Kevin interject with that old chestnut, "Why label it?" .. And when Sharon asked her nervous daughter, "You thought that I would have a problem with you being attracted to women?" Mariah was quick to point out, "Not women. Just her."

by Anonymousreply 355Last Tuesday at 10:15 AM

AHA, R355.

That is right! They did write that loophole in for Marah.

I like "Tessbian" better too.

by Anonymousreply 356Last Tuesday at 11:32 AM

I meant to address myself as R52.

by Anonymousreply 357Last Tuesday at 11:33 AM

I mean R352.

I am typing too fast for some reason.

by Anonymousreply 358Last Tuesday at 11:34 AM

Only sanctimonious hypocrites like R346 complain about fat jokes while using an ableist slur like l*m*. If you don't think they're funny, that's your opinion, but you don't help your case by insulting the differently abled like that.

by Anonymousreply 359Last Tuesday at 11:37 AM

Who is that fat woman who breezes in and out of here on holidays, takes all the leftovers and then leaves for months at a time?

by Anonymousreply 360Last Tuesday at 12:41 PM

The Chancellor Park "development" story sounds utterly stupid. .. Surely, Kay's billionaire grandson, Devon, would step in to prevent Grandma's legacy park from being turned into high-rise condos. And wasn't the park part of the Chancellor Foundation administered by Brock? Why would they sell?

And it's hardly any kind of imaginative or riveting story, either. .. It was just a regime or two ago, where Y&R had everyone upset that Crimson Lights was going to be knocked down because of some urban development project. They can probably use the same scripts. Just change Crimson Lights to Chancellor Park.

Of course, maybe it won't go any further than to get Nick politically-motivated to run for mayor, or something. He does need a job.

by Anonymousreply 361Last Tuesday at 12:49 PM

R349 writes,

[quote]The budget cuts are starting to become obvious with the lack of sets. . .

I don’t follow the programs as I did in the past. So, when revisiting, I took notice immediately. They are cheaply produced. And this is now such a problem that next to none of the storytelling is believable. Wealthy people’s billion-dollar corporations are not shoestring budgets.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences should give a Special Emmy Award to Eric Braeden for what is able to do with this embarrassment of a budget for playing Victor Newman.

by Anonymousreply 362Last Tuesday at 1:06 PM

Mal is spitting on Jeanne Cooper. What happened to his “never been done before” rooftop set? He’s fucking useless. No consistency. Changes his mind from day to day. He can go the fuck away any time now.

by Anonymousreply 363Last Tuesday at 4:32 PM

Supposedly Noah reads Mariah to filth when Tessa tells him of Mariah's come on to her. And Tessa IS workng undercover for Paul and using Noah to do it. So Victor was RIGHT.

by Anonymousreply 364Last Wednesday at 1:39 AM

The lezzy stuff was all fake.

by Anonymousreply 365Last Wednesday at 4:42 AM

Reid’s hair will save Y&R!

by Anonymousreply 366Last Wednesday at 5:51 AM

Scott's hair will save Y & R!

by Anonymousreply 367Last Wednesday at 6:06 AM

Has Dina forgotten her children's names yet?

by Anonymousreply 368Last Wednesday at 6:06 AM

Paul's hair will save -

Uh....never mind.

by Anonymousreply 369Last Wednesday at 6:07 AM

Another supposed spoiler - Dina mistakes Billy for Brent Douglas and starts to climb all over him.

by Anonymousreply 370Last Wednesday at 6:08 AM

Bring back Dr. Tad Martin!

by Anonymousreply 371Last Wednesday at 7:07 AM

Where is Dixie Cooney? Did she interact with Tad Martin when they were both on the show?

by Anonymousreply 372Last Wednesday at 7:37 AM

If they abort any storyline, it should be the Abby-Scott thing. It's ludicrously cliché, the actors have no chemistry and just seems contrived. A CMBYN-type relationship between Scott and Reed (or Charlie) would be stunningly refreshing.

by Anonymousreply 373Last Wednesday at 8:50 AM

The best thing about Y&R right now is the hair on the men! I think that Victor should copy Reid’s hair.

by Anonymousreply 374Last Wednesday at 9:07 AM

Just think .. If the Toms had remained in the roles, we would have been spared how many years now of this Boretoria-Billy pairing.

Also, Victoria would have been paired with LaBaldwin instead of Lauren. That was on deck when Heather walked, so they changed gears and started playing Michael with Lauren.

by Anonymousreply 375Last Wednesday at 10:43 AM

Doug Davidson is all up in Mal’s ass for this crap that he’s giving Paul? Paul is written so stupidly. Mal doesn’t get Paul. Well, a paycheck is a paycheck Doug. Keep your head up Mal’s ass. Squish your head up Mal’s ass.

by Anonymousreply 376Last Wednesday at 11:13 AM

[quote] A CMBYN-type relationship between Scott and Reed (or Charlie) would be stunningly refreshing.

Only if there were different actors in the roles. Personally, I don't find any of the current occupants charismatic enough to care.

The teenager with thirtysomething should have been done with Fen and Carmine. What a missed opportunity.

by Anonymousreply 377Last Wednesday at 11:16 AM

Bou-yeah! Mariah’s FAT legs will save the show! Poor Camryn.

by Anonymousreply 378Last Wednesday at 11:16 AM

So last week when Hilary’s titties were leaked all over the net she was ‘oh poor me, I’ll never talk about anyone bad again’. Fast forward to Mal’s everyday is a new day and Hilary is a cold hearted bitch again. What da fuk? Have some consistency!!!

by Anonymousreply 379Last Wednesday at 11:40 AM

Abby needs some Compound W for that hideous wart on her is very distracting.

by Anonymousreply 380Last Wednesday at 12:13 PM


I guess this way they don't have to pay the actors to appear in a promo, and the bobbleheads don't even look enough like them to say they're using their likenesses.

by Anonymousreply 381Last Wednesday at 12:38 PM

ok I haven't hated Mal's Y&R since he took over but it's hasn't been great but in the previews Jack says that John wasn't Ashley's dad and he had her back on that for the past 30 years so fuck Mal... you suck

by Anonymousreply 382Last Wednesday at 2:44 PM

Aunt Jack is such a bitchy diva in that preview!

But when it first came out that Ashley wasn't John's daughter, Real Jack actually used the info against his HALF-sister and blackmailed Ashley into into giving up Jabot's presidency.

by Anonymousreply 383Last Wednesday at 2:56 PM

Now Nikki is some IT genius to have figured out Kevin's duplicity with Victor? PUH-leaze.....

by Anonymousreply 384Last Wednesday at 3:18 PM

Senator Nikki Chow for President.

by Anonymousreply 385Last Wednesday at 3:31 PM

Did somebody say "chow"?

by Anonymousreply 386Last Wednesday at 3:32 PM

The last time that Y&R was THIS good was...........never.

by Anonymousreply 387Last Wednesday at 3:47 PM

I wish the actors would just turn to the camera and look straight at us when they were speaking the Mal "information" or "cute" lines.....then maybe they could wink so we would all be in on the joke.....because I'm sure he thinks we don't "get it."

Stayed around for B/B today - kinda nice to see a slower pace show.....although B/B is sometimes DEADLY slow. There has to be a happy medium....

by Anonymousreply 388Last Wednesday at 4:55 PM

So Eileen Davidson solicited feedback for her Days scenes and not her Y&R scenes for Emmy consideration? Very telling.

by Anonymousreply 389Last Wednesday at 5:09 PM

Only 4 days left for this sale! I guess she cleaned out a few of her closets.

by Anonymousreply 390Last Wednesday at 9:38 PM

R390, Those black wool Chanel pants look to be a 42" waist.

by Anonymousreply 391Last Wednesday at 9:54 PM

Poor Mrs AhWiggins. Having to part with her gaudy jewels.

by Anonymousreply 392Last Wednesday at 10:04 PM

Please Mel don't sell your toaster! Although you could just wolf down your pop tarts straight from the carton.

by Anonymousreply 393Last Wednesday at 11:28 PM

Most of those clothes were from when Mel was 10 sizes smaller.

by Anonymousreply 394Last Thursday at 2:44 AM

Did Y&R cut her guarantee or something? Why is she doing this?

by Anonymousreply 395Last Thursday at 2:50 AM

Mel - do u have anything that us plus sized gals will fit into? Lemme know.

by Anonymousreply 396Last Thursday at 3:20 AM

She's selling her old "thin clothes", along with things that are probably too dated for her to wear. Some of the stuff is dirt cheap so you know it's been worn. Looks like she's trying to use her cachet as a *current* star of Y&R to help move this stuff. She probably realizes that she'll be off the show and retired in the near future and her name won't be nearly as well known as it is now especially once Y&R is shut down. Smart move. Tacky as hell, but smart. When I weed out my closets I usually bag it up and put it on the front porch for charity pickup. She's selling her's.

by Anonymousreply 397Last Thursday at 3:33 AM

Mrs AhWiggins is so classless.

by Anonymousreply 398Last Thursday at 4:28 AM

That fat one can't possibly be MY daughter, can it? Did I forget that I slept with James Reilly? Get the mannish one who reeks of curry on the phone and I'll ask her.

by Anonymousreply 399Last Thursday at 8:07 AM

I liked that Traci was on the phone ordering pizza while everyone else was trying to get Hillary out of the house.

by Anonymousreply 400Last Thursday at 8:52 AM

Does anyone mind if I diddle myself? Someone has to do it.

by Anonymousreply 401Last Thursday at 8:56 AM

Go right ahead, mother. I have a stash of melted velveeta in my room if you need a lubricant.

by Anonymousreply 402Last Thursday at 9:11 AM

Do you think Dina will make it past New Year's or will they kill her off round Christmas?

by Anonymousreply 403Last Thursday at 11:40 AM

Has Dina decided how she wants her bangs styled when she is laid out in her coffin? Big decisions.

by Anonymousreply 404Last Thursday at 11:52 AM

Dina is going to grow out her bangs and let them hang over her face like Cousin Itt.

by Anonymousreply 405Last Thursday at 12:31 PM

I wonder if Gloria works part time as Mal's receptionist?

by Anonymousreply 406Last Thursday at 12:38 PM

Mal’s writing is inconsistent from day to day. Perhaps he should spend more time trying to make Y&R a good show and less time looking for tweets that kiss his ass. Y&R didn’t even get a Writer’s Guild nomination. That’s sad and says alot about how bad the show was this year.

by Anonymousreply 407Last Thursday at 12:46 PM

Eileen Davidson was FIRE 🔥 today!

by Anonymousreply 408Last Thursday at 8:14 PM

So no one knows Ravi quit? Bad, bad writing. You don't drop a plot point like that. Phyllis and Billy in NY - what day did that happen? And it was the same day Ravi called Ictoria to accept the job.

by Anonymousreply 409Last Thursday at 11:38 PM

The ratings for Thanksgiving week are out and Y&R continues to bleed viewers. They are DOWN in every demo from a year ago. Also, GH was #1 in women 18-49, beating Y&R for the 2nd time during this sweeps month. No matter how you look at it, Mal has been a complete failure. Everyone knows that advertisers don’t care about total viewers. They care about demos only and Y&R can’t even beat GH during sweeps. Msl, anytime that you want to go back across the pond, feel free to go. Stop killing Y&R.

by Anonymousreply 410Last Friday at 12:46 AM

Y&R is dragging B&B down. B&B was last in the 18-49 demo, allowing DOOL to move up to #3. Happy for Days, but the big story is Mal's failure and how he dragging down the demos for the CBS lineup.

by Anonymousreply 411Last Friday at 5:46 AM

Am I the only one here who is enjoying the show more than ever lately?

I actually tune in for Dina.

by Anonymousreply 412Last Friday at 6:15 AM

[quote] The relationship between Chelsea and Nick is not in the least interesting yet they were featured today like they were some kind of golden couple.

I'm hoping that as Mal continues to clean house, he sweeps Chelsea out as well.

by Anonymousreply 413Last Friday at 6:24 AM

R412 Yeah, pretty much. Read the above posts about the ratings. Y&R has the highest viewership, but advertisers do not care about the number of viewers. Advertisers care about WHO is watching. In daytime, it is women 18-49 that they care about. Especially during sweeps. Y&R lost the demo crown to GH for 2 weeks during November sweeps. This is not good and a reflection of how bad Mal Young is for Y&R. The show is terrible.

by Anonymousreply 414Last Friday at 8:19 AM

Well, at least the demo wins will probably buy GH some more borrowed time. Days keeps inching up, which I'm really happy about. Y&R and B&B are beyond dreadful and deserve to fall.

by Anonymousreply 415Last Friday at 8:29 AM

Show was snoozeville today. Mal has picked up the pace but that’s not saying much compared to last writing regime. It’s was all up from that.

by Anonymousreply 416Last Friday at 8:31 AM

R412 You are not alone. I too am enjoying Dina. I feel like I can't miss an episode (which go by quickly), unlike for the past several years when I could skip several in a row and not miss much.

by Anonymousreply 417Last Friday at 8:39 AM

R123, R121 thank you; Beth is a sweetheart and is a very kind person, especially to all newcomers at Y&R.

She doesn't deserve this nasty comments.

by Anonymousreply 418Last Friday at 8:50 AM

these - (in case you jerks about weight are also the grammar police )

by Anonymousreply 419Last Friday at 8:53 AM

The whole Dina has Alzheimer's is a perfect metaphor for the current state of the show. You know the end is near but the story is erratic and often makes no sense, but there is the rare bright spot.

by Anonymousreply 420Last Friday at 9:03 AM

Nick used to work at Newman....what like a year ago and he doesn't recall this holding company? Guess he was not much of a loss in the executive suite.

by Anonymousreply 421Last Friday at 9:41 AM

Dina’s Alzheimer’s story is bringing in the 100 year old viewers. They can’t remember. It’s kind of late for soaps to think that an Alzheimer’s story will bring in new viewers. Been there, done that. (Nancy and Mac on ATWT).

by Anonymousreply 422Last Friday at 9:51 AM

I think they were trying to ue Dina to galvanize the Abbotts, which was a good idea on paper, but they should've had more younger Abbotts in place before they went with the story. I mean, who wants to see her senior citizen children fighting over her. Where's the "Young" in "Young and Restless"?

by Anonymousreply 423Last Friday at 11:35 AM

R423 The only "younger Abbotts" who are related to Dina (besides hybrid, Abby Newman) are Keemo - who would be 42 himself - and GayKyle.

Keemo's probably a no-go, but it's sad that they don't even have a Christmas stocking hanging on the mantle for Kyle. You'd think Dina would want to meet her favorite child Jack's son.

by Anonymousreply 424Last Friday at 1:15 PM

Y&R hasn't been able to develop an interesting young male character for years. Adam was the last (and you couldn't really call him young).

They've failed with duds: Fen, Kyle, Reed, Ravi, Zack.

They killed off one of the most interesting younger men (Carmine) and got rid of Travis, who was at least appealing and interesting enough that he could have stuck around - and could have possibly been the first character we met in a new blue collar family.

by Anonymousreply 425Last Friday at 1:20 PM

Y&R has never been able to do young and hot. The could just never capture that young audience. Cricket and Phillip was close as they got and even then poor Lauralee had to act next to Tricia Cast who could fart and emote more than her.

by Anonymousreply 426Last Friday at 3:31 PM

R425 Thus, the OP question, "Where's the Beef?" .. This show is truly lacking in Prime Grade.

But one thing - Carmine wasn't killed off. While Fenmore was up for his murder, Michael discovered that Carmine was still alive. T he feds had put him in the Witness Protection program for turning state's evidence. Carmine wouldn't return, though, because he was fearful that Womack would have him killed for real, if he learned he was alive. In order to clear Fen, Michael had Carmine make a video holding up a newspaper with the date on in. Once the judge and D.A. Christine saw that, the case against Fen was dropped. But then, a few weeks later Womack was killed, so really, there may not be a reason for Carmine to be in hiding still and he could probably return.

I hope he's found Fen in Arizona for some hot revenge fucking.

by Anonymousreply 427Last Friday at 3:46 PM

Wake me when my Domino's order arrives.

by Anonymousreply 428Last Friday at 3:55 PM

P.S. Ricky Williams (Peter Porte) was also hot. And there's one who shouldn't have been killed off (for real) as well.

by Anonymousreply 429Last Friday at 3:57 PM

CBS is very very conservative. Days can parade out hot young gay men doing it left and right, so can GH but CBS? LOL they did a trans storyline with a real woman and then once revealed dropped it completely. The 18-49 crowd does not drive CBS the 49 to death crowd does. These are fat fraus who still think Eric Braeden is hot..who can't wait for Nikki to get fatter and who "relate" to Traci Abbott. B&B is a fashion based soap that takes place in LA and has yet to have a major Male gay storyline. If they do write then in they are stereotypically gay as a goose Because old fat fraus like their men seasoned like beef and their gays fruity like chardonnay.

by Anonymousreply 430Last Friday at 4:13 PM

R430 That doesn't explain the casting of less-than-stellar younger actors on the show during the last year.

For the newbies under the age of 40, they gave us: Reed, Charlie, and Scott on contract. And Ravi, Zach, and Jordan on heavy recurring.

But I wouldn't call any of these guys soap hunks. And this is supposed to be America's No. 1 Daytime Drama? You'd think Y&R would have their pick of hot young talents who are looking for exposure to around 5 million viewers across combined platforms.

Just take Scott. imho - Viewers should be drooling when he walks into a room shirtless. After all, he's supposed to be the son of sexy Lauren Fenmore and hot Scott Grainger (Peter Barton). Instead, I kind of winced when he came downstairs without his shirt on today.

Sally may have created these characters, but Mal was EP during the last year. He should have had power in the casting process. Are these guys his idea of hot?

by Anonymousreply 431Last Friday at 5:13 PM

Please, a different, hotter and better actor to play Devon. Nick is a whiner, the young crowd can barely act. Where is the fire in these people? Hillary may be evil but she's the only one with balls.

by Anonymousreply 432Last Friday at 5:43 PM

I Love You To The Moon and Back

by Anonymousreply 433Last Friday at 7:03 PM

r431 you're right. Back in the '80s we got Brad Carlton, and he's remained hot throughout the decades (Don Diamont is still hot as fuck on B&B). They need to bring an actor on who is really hot and acts decently.

Billy Miller is one of the last times the show brought on an actor who really clicked with viewers.

by Anonymousreply 434Last Friday at 7:31 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 435Last Friday at 8:07 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 436Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 437Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 438Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 439Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 440Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 441Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 442Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 443Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 444Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 445Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 446Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 447Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 448Last Friday at 8:08 PM

I look at photos from a soap like GH (don't watch the show, though), and they can put an actor like 35-year old Matt Cohen on contract. .. He's basically my idea of what "Scott Grainger" should look like.

by Anonymousreply 449Last Friday at 8:08 PM

Then I catch the first few minutes of B&B and see that they can hire a recurring actor like Francisco San Martin to sex a story up. Ravi or Jordan should be at this level.

by Anonymousreply 450Last Friday at 8:11 PM

I'm dating myself, but I remember when Y&R was one of the most provocative shows on daytime filled. So provocative that I was little and my grandma used to make me go outside and play during Y&R. I could watch the other shows with her, but not Y&R because that was grown ups. There was even a time when they were showing guys asses on Y&R. At some point someone made a decision that Y&R was no longer going to be the pretty people soap. It was probably after Bill Bell was gone. Personally, I think that the people over at CBS truly believe that Y&R is number 1 because it is better than the other shows and not because it is a timeslot hit and people are too lazy to change the channel at lunch time. I have often said that the way to save Y&R is in its title. I'm not saying put the old people out to pasture, but they should be supporting the younger and the restless characters or being used to move story for the younger characters.

by Anonymousreply 451Last Friday at 8:40 PM

R435-450, are you being a troll or just having a seizure?

by Anonymousreply 452Last Friday at 8:50 PM

R452 I only posted once. The DL system must have went crazy all on it's own. I'd apologize, but I didn't do it. Honest.

by Anonymousreply 453Last Friday at 9:01 PM

The Lezzies will be back! Mal Young said on twitter that their storyline is far from over.

by Anonymousreply 454Last Friday at 11:16 PM

Granny is not happy the lezzies are still one the scene. Death to Tessa!

by Anonymousreply 455Last Friday at 11:45 PM

Has Mal addressed on twitter why the ratings are so low and how he feels about GH over taking Y&R in the demos? I didn’t think so.

by Anonymousreply 456Last Saturday at 12:29 AM

Spoilers have leaked out for the Dec 22 episode. Dina goes around the Abbott mansion singing Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer. Aunt Jack tries to get her to sing I Love You To The Moon and Back by Miss Beehive. Before going on maternity leave, Mel Ordway keeps repeating It’s Not Christmas Without Grandma. Thanks, Mal!

by Anonymousreply 457Last Saturday at 12:54 AM

Our beloved Miss Chrissy has been taken off contract at Yawn & Rested. Guess he didn’t blow the right people.

by Anonymousreply 458Last Saturday at 2:23 AM

I want to see the lezzys!!!!!! Now!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 459Last Saturday at 6:38 AM

Bring back Michael Muhney and watch the demos do summer salts. I want him back on my screen.

by Anonymousreply 460Last Saturday at 7:21 AM

The tit grabber is never coming back. He’s the Matt Lauer of soaps. Unemployable.

by Anonymousreply 461Last Saturday at 7:26 AM

It would bring some much-needed publitity to the show. 18-49 y.o. cunts would tune in out of morbid curiosity.

by Anonymousreply 462Last Saturday at 7:28 AM

If they rehired titty toucher, most of the cast and crew would be in HR so fast. They don’t want Mr Touchy Feely anywhere near them. It would be a publicity nightmare.

by Anonymousreply 463Last Saturday at 7:39 AM

I hope Michael Muhney comes back soon. They could really use him to boost ratings.

by Anonymousreply 464Last Saturday at 7:51 AM

R464 Don’t be so stupid. Tit grabber isn’t coming back. He sexually harassed people. He’s done.

by Anonymousreply 465Last Saturday at 8:03 AM

So dreamy handsome. The show needs men who look like him. I don't care about his little foibles.

by Anonymousreply 466Last Saturday at 8:14 AM

He’s fugly! No wonder that young actress didn’t want him touching her titties. Ewwwwww!

by Anonymousreply 467Last Saturday at 9:13 AM

Neither Michael Muhney nor that slut Hunter King or whatever her name is has ever commented on what happened. So those of you calling Mr. Muhney those names better watch yourselves. There is nothing on record that says that he did anything inappropriate.

by Anonymousreply 468Last Saturday at 9:22 AM

Yeah. Cuz they fired him mid-storyline for no reason. Ayup.

by Anonymousreply 469Last Saturday at 9:26 AM

You first, R455, you bigoted old bat!

by Anonymousreply 470Last Saturday at 9:27 AM

The average Y&R viewer is 95 and/or barely obtained a GED. These are not intelligent, sophisticated viewers who want to see gays on their screen.

by Anonymousreply 471Last Saturday at 9:30 AM

Y&R is #1 in nursing homes.

by Anonymousreply 472Last Saturday at 9:35 AM

They've already seen us, R471, whether they wanted to or not, and they're going to keep seeing us whether they want to or not

by Anonymousreply 473Last Saturday at 9:36 AM

eyeroll at R468

by Anonymousreply 474Last Saturday at 9:36 AM

How does LeBlanc go recurring, yet Dougie and Kate Linder still remain on contract?

by Anonymousreply 475Last Saturday at 9:38 AM

Kate Linder is a shoo in for the Best Actress Emmy this year.

by Anonymousreply 476Last Saturday at 9:50 AM

Caught in a young and restless haze....

by Anonymousreply 477Last Saturday at 9:51 AM

Is that Jeanne? Is that Brenda????

by Anonymousreply 478Last Saturday at 9:54 AM

You can just tell that Jeanne smelled down there.

by Anonymousreply 479Last Saturday at 9:57 AM

They should do a storyline about bringing legalized weed to Genoa City. Then you wouldn't be so restless, would you?

by Anonymousreply 480Last Saturday at 9:57 AM

I had to post this photo. Ole wacky Vanessa and that set. Oh my!

by Anonymousreply 481Last Saturday at 9:59 AM

I wonder if anyone has any opinion about what Scott Granger should really look like?

by Anonymousreply 482Last Saturday at 1:06 PM

Marla as Belle Clemens beginning at 00:38. Where are the bangs?

by Anonymousreply 483Last Saturday at 4:36 PM

Who's the shirtless hottie at 0:09?

by Anonymousreply 484Last Saturday at 5:33 PM

R484: That was David Birney.

by Anonymousreply 485Last Saturday at 9:00 PM

If you've been wondering why Mel has been scratching her upper back it's because Ed had her chipped. It's the law now for pet pigs who shit all over the place.

by Anonymousreply 486Last Saturday at 9:04 PM

Aww Marla was so great as Belle. Belle wore lots of furs, took a younger race car driver lover and would snip at poor Amy about her house and her provincial taste. Marla worked with Joan Crawford during that period when JC subbed for Christina. Would love to hear her thoughts about that.

by Anonymousreply 487Yesterday at 2:32 AM

I counted 7, yes 7 soap opera's in r483's video. And that's just on *one* network. ABC and NBC had soaps then too. Truly the heyday of soaps. I think the advent of cable tv and more working women really heralded the end of the soap era. After the mid-1970's they started dropping show's bit by bit and it's really sad to see how CBS has gone so far down with their daytime offerings. They had 7 shows 50 years ago and now the two they've got left are on their last legs.

Amazing to think that millions of people sat around all afternoon long and watched soaps, every day, 5 days a week.

by Anonymousreply 488Yesterday at 7:01 AM

[quote]Amazing to think that millions of people sat around all afternoon long and watched soaps, every day, 5 days a week.

I would have been in heaven. And just think that all of that great material was wiped because the networks didn't realize the value of it.

by Anonymousreply 489Yesterday at 7:06 AM

R488: I blame [italic]Friends[/italic]. Not only did that awful show dumb down American live-action network TV sitcoms for a generation, they helped decimate the soaps in ways [italic]Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman[/italic] and [italic]Soap[/italic], which came at the peak of soaps' popularity, didn't. While NBC was hyping that wretched attempt to do a [italic]Seinfeld[/italic] clone written at the level of [italic]Full House[/italic], they let their own daytime lineup go to seed, even throwing [italic]Another World[/italic] on the sword to do it.

by Anonymousreply 490Yesterday at 7:32 AM

r490, are you being facetious? AW had been spiraling downward since the late 1970s and had cancellation rumors swirling about it for 20 years. The whole NBC daytime lineup fell into disarray in the late '70s. Days was the only show to ever rebound. Besides that, from 1980 on, the NBC daytime lineup struggled, which is putting it kindly.

by Anonymousreply 491Yesterday at 7:37 AM

90 minutes of Another World killed it. Incredibly stupid, crazy of the network to approve Mad Man Paul Rauch's vision for domination. The show lost TONS of money doing that, ad agencies started to fire back at the rates charged. The solution was TEXAS and we know how shitty that show was.

by Anonymousreply 492Yesterday at 8:42 AM

It wasn't just the 90-minute expansion. NBC's prime time lineup was really failing, and that definitely impacted the daytime end of things. Add to that ABC daytime's amazing explosion in 1978/1979, and you've got a recipe for low ratings for competing networks. CBS didn't suffer as much, probably because their prime time schedule was on fire. AW really never found its footing again creatively or commercially. Of the other NBC shows, Days was the only one to achieve any sort of success after 1980. Santa Barbara, despite being a critical success, never found a mass audience. Generations and Sunset Beach were forgettable, and Passions was never more than a little cult show. Search for Tomorrow was asked to lead off an already failing lineup when it was moved from CBS to NBC, so that was a misfire from day 1.

by Anonymousreply 493Yesterday at 10:45 AM

JT (who the FUCK remembers him?) is going to save Y&R!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 494Yesterday at 11:41 AM

Is JT coming back to take Reid away? Please let it be so!!

by Anonymousreply 495Yesterday at 2:02 PM

JT's promo is ridiculous

by Anonymousreply 496Yesterday at 2:24 PM

Brain Frons has the unique distinction of cancelling Search for Tomorrow not once but TWICE.

When he was head of CBS Daytime, he canceled Search in 1982.

When he was head of NBC Daytime, he canceled Search in 1986.

by Anonymousreply 497Yesterday at 5:03 PM

Frons got the order to cancel Search, but whoever ordered the cancellations was justified. On CBS, it was a dinosaur compared to Y&R, ATWT, and GL, and CBS wanted a glitzier show more compatible with Y&R, like Capitol. On NBC, the ratings were atrocious. They even threw a ton of $ at the show to stage a storm disaster and revamp it, but even that was a failure. It was well past its sell-by date and was time to say goodbye.

by Anonymousreply 498Yesterday at 5:09 PM

What about my bangs? Are they saving the show?

by Anonymousreply 499Yesterday at 5:17 PM

Dina your bangs are Emmy worthy.

by Anonymousreply 50021 hours ago

The morbidly obese one will save the show.

by Anonymousreply 50118 hours ago

What the fuk was wrong with Traci’s hair last week? Yikes. The new do didn’t do her any favors. She looked as fat as ever. Not really a ratings grabber.

by Anonymousreply 50218 hours ago

[quote]Frons got the order to cancel Search, but whoever ordered the cancellations was justified. On CBS, it was a dinosaur compared to Y&R, ATWT, and GL, and CBS wanted a glitzier show more compatible with Y&R, like Capitol. On NBC, the ratings were atrocious. They even threw a ton of $ at the show to stage a storm disaster and revamp it, but even that was a failure. It was well past its sell-by date and was time to say goodbye.

Yet [italic]Capitol lasted barely longer and gave way to B&B months after [italic]Search[/italic]'s last tomorrow.

Meanwhile, who's the hunk dancing at 0:30 here?

by Anonymousreply 50318 hours ago

B&B, GH and Days all have lower ratings now than Search had when it was cancelled on NBC. For the record.

by Anonymousreply 50418 hours ago

Honey, Search was cancelled more than 30 years ago. It was a different era. Many successful prime time series now have ratings lower than when Search was axed.

by Anonymousreply 50517 hours ago

We need a dedicated Search for Tomorrow thread.

by Anonymousreply 50617 hours ago

Mary Stuart’s flipped up collars need their own thread.

by Anonymousreply 50716 hours ago

Mary Stuart was a beautiful, talented, charming and warm women. Anyone whoever worked with her with tell you that.

by Anonymousreply 50816 hours ago

I liked EDGE OF NIGHT and whatever show Joel Crothers ended up on when he decided to move on.....from anything..... I used to have the last week of TEON on video- someone was selling it on EBAY in the late 90's. It was Joel's wedding to someone, including a honeymoon night negligee (Joel didn't wear it).....and the start of a brand new mystery.....

This was after it moved to ABC - in fact here's the final episode if you have 28 minutes to kill.....with the wedding, a party, AND Lois Kibbee!!!!

by Anonymousreply 50916 hours ago

Edge's final episode was terrific. It provided just the right amount of closure, and jumpstarted a new mystery, which was its signature. I think it was hoping to get picked up by USA Network to generate new episodes, so that's probably why they had the open-ended mystery. USA ran reruns, but that was the extent of it.

by Anonymousreply 51016 hours ago

Faith is 11 and still believes in Santa? Oh wow.

by Anonymousreply 51115 hours ago

Noah Winters is coming! He'll save the show!

by Anonymousreply 51215 hours ago

Lotsa shit going on behind the scenes at Y&R. It is NOT a happy place. Producer replacements, writers not happy with Mal’s direction, unhappy actors, unhappy crew. Ho Ho Ho!

by Anonymousreply 51315 hours ago

Noah Winters? Do you mean Moses? How old will he be? 6? 32? You never know on this show. And will he be fit like daddy or "plus-sized" like his mom?

by Anonymousreply 51413 hours ago

So is Mal losing it? He fired 2 Producers that he promoted just months ago. Turmoil behind the scenes. Everyone, everyone, everyone is saying that Mal is the cancer and should fire himself. Ho Ho Ho

by Anonymousreply 51513 hours ago

Mal feels Miss Piggy and Ictor are the icons of the show and his plan to reunite them will be epic!!!!

by Anonymousreply 51612 hours ago

JFP and Pratt are having the last laugh.

by Anonymousreply 51712 hours ago

I’d take Phelps and Pratt back in a second.

by Anonymousreply 51812 hours ago

It's obvious Mal doesn't understand American soap opera. This show is completely uncrecognizable.

by Anonymousreply 51911 hours ago
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