Veteran soap star Mark Pinter is heading to Genoa City. TV Guide's Michael Logan is reporting Pinter, best known as Grant Harrison on NBC's defunct soap Another World, has landed a juicy role on The Young and the Restless. According to the magazine, Pinter will play Marcus Wheeler, who is described as:
Kidnapped by a mad man from Billy’s (Billy Miller) past, Victoria’s (Amelia Heinle) life hangs in the balance. Will Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nick’s (Joshua Morrow) attempts to help get her killed? Watch this week’s The Young and the Restless promo after the jump!
Victor (Eric Braeden) stood in the ruins of the Newman home and told Nick (Joshua Morrow) he would re-envision and rebuild the Newman family headquarters. Victor also told Nick he was disappointed in him for bowing out of the fight for Newman. Nick pointed out that he was disappointed in his father too. Victor ended the conversation by telling Nick there was nothing left to discuss.
What is it about certain soap characters that make everyone in their respective fictional towns pitch tents in their trousers, and/or leave unfortunate puddles on their leather office furnishings? While soaps are filled with awesome lovers, we've decided to count down 15 soapers who must have Kryponite between their legs, because they tend to make much too many sane and seemly people go weak in the knees and in the head!
Wednesday’s The Young and the Restless was all about Jack (Peter Bergman) throwing the Newman family out of Newman Enterprises. Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) were eating breakfast when they received a call from Nick (Joshua Morrow) stating Jack wanted to see them at Newman. Victor told Nick that Jack could wait, but he and Nikki still hurried to the office.
Jack quickly revealed he now had a combination of enough stock and shareholders backing him to take control of Newman. He fired Victor, Nick and Victoria (Amelia Heinle) and told them they had until the next day to pack up and leave.
How did The Young and the Restless cast feel about Victor (Eric Braeden) and Sharon's (Sharon Case) marriage? In an interview with The Province, Michael Muhney revealed it was treated as an "inside joke".
“It saddens me that when you summarize the storyline, the show and some of its recent past sounds like cartoonish passions,” Muhney says. “I don’t think half of those stories needed to happen. I wouldn’t have gone that far in the writing with the baby issue. The Victor and Sharon marriage was almost like an inside joke.”