PASSION!!! INTRIGUE!!! BACKSTABBING!!!
"BIG BROTHER 5" AND "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS" TEAM UP AS ONE LUCKY "BIG BROTHER 5" HOUSEGUEST MAKES THEIR ACTING DEBUT ON "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS," MONDAY, AUG. 30 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Beginning Thursday, Aug. 19, Viewers Can Vote In Big Brother's "America's Choice" Poll At cbs.com To Determine Which HouseGuest Wins the Role
The Number One rated daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, will open its stage doors to a real-life schemer and backstabber when one BIG BROTHER 5 HouseGuest will be awarded a walk-on role on the soap opera.
The HouseGuest will be chosen via Big Brother's "America's Choice" poll at www.cbs.com, which will open Thursday, Aug. 19 at 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT and remain open until Saturday, Aug. 21 at 12:00 AM ET/9:00 PM PT. The winner of "America's Choice" will be blindfolded and brought from the BIG BROTHER 5 house to the set of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. They will appear in scenes set at the Genoa City Athletic Club with longtime fan favorites Michelle Stafford and Christian LeBlanc, who play two of the soap's biggest schemers, Phyllis and Michael.
On the BIG BROTHER 5 live show, Thursday, Aug. 26, the winner will be revealed, and the HouseGuests will view the episode, critiquing the winner's performance. The Y&R episode featuring the HouseGuest will be broadcast Monday, Aug. 30.
Recently, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has welcomed several reality stars to Genoa City including Colby Donaldson from "Survivor," Robbyne Manning from "America's Next Top Model," and Reichen Lehmkuhl from "The Amazing Race."
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, winner of the 2004 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Daytime Drama, has been the Number One rated daytime drama for the past 15 years and recently celebrated its 31st anniversary. The show broadcasts weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM ET, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM PT) on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company in association with Sony Pictures Television. BIG BROTHER 5 is broadcast three nights a week on Tuesdays, (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) and Saturdays, (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.