CBS Renews The Bold & The Beautiful; Steve Burton Makes Debut On The Young & The Restless

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There's even more great news for soap fans. CBS has renewed "The Bold and The Beautiful" for the 2013-2014 TV season.

"Over the past few years, we have successfully transitioned our daytime schedule to a balance of program genres with new creative energy, while maintaining our ratings leadership," Nina Tassler, President of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement on Tuesday. "We are proud of CBS's history of quality and leadership in Daytime, thrilled with our current success and we look forward to more great things ahead from the outstanding creative talent in place at each of the shows."

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"The Young and The Restless," the No. 1 daytime drama (it averages 4.74 million viewers), was renewed previously.

That series will celebrate 40 years on the air on Tuesday, March 26.

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Steve Burton, who exited his role as Jason Morgan on ABC's "General Hospital" last year recently joined "The Young and The Restless." His first episode as Dylan McAvoy airs Tuesday.

"Hey guys! Today is the today. Check me out on #YnR. Much luv and thx for the show of support. Much appreciated," Steve Tweeted on Tuesday.

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