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02.21.2014

SUPER BOWL CHAMPION MICHAEL ROBINSON LIGHTS UP CBS DAYTIME! MICHAEL ROBINSON, FULLBACK OF THE SUPER BOWL XLVIII CHAMPION SEATTLE SEAHAWKS, TO APPEAR ON CBS’s “THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS,” THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

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…From CBS Daytime

Robinson Taped His Appearance on the #1 Daytime Drama Last Week, Working with Daytime Emmy Winner Eric Braeden

           Michael Robinson, fullback of the Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seattle Seahawks, will make his acting debut on CBS’s THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS on Thursday, March 13 (12:30-1:30 PM, ET; 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, PT) on the CBS Television Network. 

During a recent interview on “NFL Total Access,” Robinson revealed that his guilty pleasure is “watching the stories” on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.  When producers at the show learned of his interest, they invited him to make an appearance.  Robinson jumped at the chance to visit Y&R and was thrilled when he found out that he had been written into an upcoming episode working with Daytime Emmy winner Eric Braeden, who stars as tycoon Victor Newman.

“It was an amazing experience! I’ve been a fan for years, and it was great to meet the personalities on the show,” Robinson says of his time on set.  “I’ve always thought Y&R was the best show on daytime television because their storylines are always entertaining and intriguing. They welcomed me with open arms, and I felt like a part of the Y&R family.”

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS recently celebrated 25 years as the #1 daytime drama and will celebrate 41 years on the air in March.  THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS 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 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, as well as THE TALK, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.

 

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Press Contacts:             

Kelli Raftery (CBS Daytime)           818-655-1598       kelli.raftery@cbs.com 

Jimmy Freeman (Y&R)                  323-575-2833       jimmy.freeman@cbs.com

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Kelli Raftery
818-655-1598
kelli.raftery@cbs.com