What Are Some CBS Daytime Soap Operas?


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The main CBS daytime soap operas are "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless." Both are long-running TV shows produced by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell.

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"The Young and the Restless" is a CBS daytime soap, set in a fictional Wisconsin town, that has won eight Daytime Emmy Awards and also holds the title of highest-rated daytime drama on American television. For a brief time, encore episodes also aired on weeknights. "The Bold and the Beautiful" is its sister show, set in Los Angeles, and many characters have crossed over between the two series.

"The Young and the Restless" debuted in 1973, while "The Bold and the Beautiful" first aired in 1987. They replaced "Where the Heart Is" and "Capitol," respectively. Former long-running soap operas on CBS Daytime include "As The World Turns" and "Search for Tomorrow."

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