Young and the Restless comings and goings confirm Gloria Bardwell (Judith Chapman) returns – plus we have Paul Williams‘ (Doug Davidson) first airdate back on the CBS sudser. Here are the latest ins, outs, and casting updates for Y&R.
Young and the Restless Comings & Goings: Gloria Bardwell Returns to GC
Y&R viewers know it’s been a minute since Gloria Bardwell was in Genoa City. In fact, it’s been two years since Gloria swept into town. Fans last saw Gloria in October 2018, so she’s long overdue, especially since she’s about to be a grandmother again with Chloe Mitchell (Elizabeth Hendrickson) due soon.
Gloria Bardwell’s comeback to Young and the Restless follows right after Chloe and Kevin Fisher’s (Greg Rikaart) return. So, you can bet Gloria shows up to get her hands on that grandbaby. But, let’s hope Glo stays for more than just that. For instance, Gloria could drop in on Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman).
As Young and the Restless fans know, Jack’s been without a woman for a very long time. And Gloria Bardwell adores her former stepson. So, maybe Gloria gets scene time with Jack. And of course, we’ll see Gloria with Kevin, Chloe, the new baby, and other son Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).
When Is Paul Williams Back to Y&R – Doug Davidson Airdate Confirmed
Another fan-favorite back to Young and the Restless is Paul Williams. However, his portrayer Doug was quick to tell his fans not to get too excited because he’s only got four pages of dialog as Paul. On a soap, that’s not much. So, we may see Paul in just one or two scenes on the CBS sudser.
Will Young and the Restless bring Paul Williams back just long enough to set the stage for his exit? That’s a big concern for fans of legacy character Paul. With both Rey and Chance now working at the GCPD, it sure feels like Y&R showrunners are crowding out Chief Paul Williams.
So, enjoy Doug Davidson while you can. When will Paul Williams pop up on Young and the Restless? Paul returns on Friday, October 9, and the actor joked, “catch me if you can.” That’s another sign that Paul Williams’ return is fleeting, and we may not see him again on Y&R.
Baby Time on Young and the Restless – Chloe & Kevin Back Soon
Before Y&R went on its COVID hiatus, there was a big scene with roads closed and Chloe suffering labor pains. Then that storyline disappeared, seemingly forgotten. That’s because, in real-time, the actress gave birth and couldn’t come back to work when Y&R first resumed taping.
Now, though, Young and the Restless brings back Chloe, along with Kevin, in time for them to have their CBS soap baby. That explains why Gloria Bardwell’s likely back to the CBS soap. She wouldn’t let Kevin have another child without showing up to be part of it on Y&R.
Here’s hoping that Young and the Restless casting keeps Gloria around awhile. She always stirs up mischief, and with Jack back at Jabot, she could work with him. And Gloria Bardwell might like to spend time with him after hours too. Plus, watch for Paul Williams in two weeks on CBS daytime.
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