via press release:
DAYTIME EMMY AWARD WINNER AND SOAP OPERA LEGEND GENIE FRANCIS JOINS "THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS"
Francis Joins the Cast of the #1 Daytime Drama in May
Daytime Emmy Award winner and soap opera legend Genie Francis will join the #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, in May 2011 on the CBS Television Network. Francis will be playing the long-lost mother of Ethan "Cane" Ashby (Daniel Goddard), who was killed in a shooting in February but has been haunting the town of Genoa City with his mysterious presence ever since. Cane's father, Colin Atkinson, is played by Francis's former "General Hospital" co-star, Tristan Rogers.
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the #1-rated daytime drama for more than 22 years. The show is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM, ET; 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, PT) on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television.