The Young and the Restless had a tentative date to resume production. However, it has been pushed back a bit due to the rising COVID-19 infection rates in the area. Find out all the details about when we could see Y&R return, as well as the status of the other three American soap operas.
The Young And The Restless Spoilers – Original Target Date
Y&R had an original target date of July 6. It was not set in stone and it was made crystal clear that it was just a goal. A lot of factors go into when productions start back up again. As we previously reported, the COVID-19 infection rates are one of them. Unfortunately, we have seen the new cast numbers rise significantly.
Y&R Spoilers – Pushes Back Production Restart Date
As most everyone is aware, certain areas of the country opened back up after lockdown, only to have new cases spike up. One of the places this has happened is in Los Angeles, unfortunately. Due to the skyrocketing cases, the CBS soap has decided to change their target date. The new date The Young and the Restless is aiming for is July 13, but that is fluid and could change.
CBS Young And The Restless Spoilers – California Governor Tightens Restrictions
Many states have tried opening back up. Texas is breaking their own records each day and it is clear the state was opened up too early. A similar situation is happening in California, where the CBS studios are located.
Governor Gain Newsom said today that restrictions would be tightened back up, according to Deadline. The reasons cited include increased new COVID-19 cases and rising hospitalization rates. Although there isn’t another lockdown and there is no mention of the restrictions affecting filming, the situation can change day-by-day.
Y&R Spoilers – What About The Other Soaps?
The Bold and the Beautiful is still filming and nothing has changed for General Hospital. As for Days of Our Lives, co-executive producer Greg Meng stated that they don’t want to rush back into production only to have to shut down again. However, the sets are being prepped for an intensive deep-cleaning.
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This situation is so uncertain and there are so many factors involved in whether a production restarts or holds off. As always, we will keep you updated with new developments and updated information as it becomes available. Do you think Y&R made the right call in postponing their target date to resume filming?
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