via press release:
DAYTIME EMMY AWARD WINNER DAVID TOM RETURNS TO
“THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS”
Tom Returns As “Billy Abbott,” The Role For Which He Won A Daytime Emmy Award
Daytime Emmy Award winner David Tom will re-join the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS as Billy Abbott, the role he created in 1999, and for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2000 for “Outstanding Younger Actor.” Tom’s episodes will begin airing in February.
“All of us at CBS Daytime and THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS are thrilled to welcome David Tom back to the Emmy Award-winning role he created,” said Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime. “We have a lot planned for the character of Billy in 2014, and we’re excited to see David play out the storyline.”
Tom’s credits include roles on “One Life to Live,” “Veronica Mars” and “90210,” as well as CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, on the Network. Tom is the younger brother of Emmy-winning actress Heather Tom of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, and also has a twin sister, Nicholle, who is best known for her work on “The Nanny.”
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS has been the #1-rated daytime drama for more than 24 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.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1-rated daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, daytime talk show THE TALK as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.