Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, The Young And The Restless is the thirty-year-old soap that centres on the saga between two wealthy families (the Newmans and the Abbotts) in the cosmetics industry. Head of the Newman clan is Victor Newman, the arrogant, cavorting billionaire and his wife Nikki; and running the Abbott show is Jack Abbott.
Series Fun Facts
- First ever episode of the show - and all other daytime soap operas - that is a tribute to a single actor or actress.
- The theme song, "Nadia's Theme" is from the movie "Bless the Beasts and Children" (1971), where its original title is "Cotton's Dream".
- First US soap opera and "daytime" program to be shown on HDTV.