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Is Chance on The Young and the Restless coming back to CBS soap opera?

Is Chance coming back to The Young and the Restless?
Now that baby Dominic is here, viewers are anxiously waiting for Chance to return. Pic credit: CBS

Is Chance on The Young and the Restless coming back to the CBS soap opera? That’s the question viewers keep asking as months go by and the character remains off-screen.

In February, Donny Boaz shocked fans with the news that his contract was not picked up by Y&R. The actor revealed that Chance was being written off the show for budgetary reasons.

It was the last thing viewers expected, especially since Chance and Abby (Melissa Ordway) had just embarked on their surrogacy journey. Now that baby Dominic has been born, there is even more confusion regarding where Chance is and if he will return to The Young and the Restless.

Where is Chance on Y&R?

The writers have explained Chance’s absence by sending him off on a secret FBI mission that, of course, forces him to be out of contact with his family and friends. Abby will receive a message or phone call from her husband a time or two, but that’s it.

Christine (Lauralee Bell) has even been involved in Chance’s top-secret mission storyline by answering questions about his whereabouts for Nina (Tricia Cast) and Abby. As the months go on Abby, has gotten more concerned regarding her husband’s safety.

Plus, she wants him home to experience the joy of parenthood with her. Abby has been keeping a video diary for him, but it’s not the same.

Is Chance on The Young and the Restless coming back?

It’s been a while since viewers had a Chance update, which could mean the writers are gearing up for his return.

Chance has been off-canvas during such a pivotal time for his family, and viewers are over it. Not only did Chance and Abby become parents, but Mariah (Camryn Grimes) was kidnapped while carrying the baby. Ben, aka Stitch (Sean Carrigan), was the culprit, well, as far as fans know.

Oh yes, the timing is right for Chance to come back to Y&R or, at the very least, the beginning of a story to bring him back to Genoa City. According to SoapHub, a casting call went out last spring that sounds an awful lot like a Chance recast.

The casting call indicated the role was a contract one but wouldn’t start until later this year. If it was for a Chance recast, then viewers could see him back onscreen by the holidays.

So, to answer the question, is Chance coming back to Y&R? Only time will tell. The hit CBS soap opera is keeping details of Chance’s future on the show under wraps.

The Young and the Restless airs weekdays on CBS.

Rachelle has been working as an entertainment writer for over a decade. She recently left television ad sales behind to focus on her dream of writing full-time. Rachelle is a fanatic for all things television but especially daytime soap operas, Below Deck, This Is Us, and other various reality TV shows. In her spare time, Rachelle loves spending time with her husband and adorable corgi Milo.

37 thoughts on “Is Chance on The Young and the Restless coming back to CBS soap opera?”

  1. I have been watching this soap since its inception. Donny Boaz is the right choice for Abby. I was sorry to see him leave. Please bring him back. Shelia is the one I didn’t want to see come back that was dumb.

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    • Yes, Sheila is a tiresome and predictable choice to continue to bring back. I have a friend in FL who’s going to let me know when she’s gone so I can start watching B&B again!

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    • Sally is a keeper. Bring back Summer & Kyle. Lauren should retire. She’s beautiful; however, she adds nothing to the story lines. Chance could be recast.

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  2. Getting kind of tired of this Y&R doing away of or replacing certain actors that we are all used to. Been watching this soap as long as its been on air and I am getting sort of bored with it.

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  3. I love Y&R, I really do, but you guys drag out the BS story lines and leaving us hanging on the really good ones. Please please bring back the ORIGINAL Chance and let him and abby be good for a min before his cop ish throws another monkey wrench in their family plans.

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  4. Stop being so parsimonious and bring back Chance (Donny Boaz), Kyle, and Summer. The current cast is getting somewhat long in the tooth and younger blood is needed. End that stupid story line about Sutton Holmes and jettison that group of new characters. PLEASE, no more body doubles storylines. The last one involving Jack was as believable as the tooth fairy. Have the current cast start to respond favorably to Adam’s efforts to change instead of constantly bashing him at every scene. Write more pertinent story lines that deal with current events issues, like what used to be done years ago.

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  5. Bring original Chance back! Don’t you dare get another recast. You have no money. Cut a few that have no function anymore; Chloe has very little to do. Kevin is redundant now, Sharon’s husband Rey is absolutely redundant. Nothing to do but glower. We don’t need Chelsea back. Tessa can go on tour for a while and you save money. There …gave you lots of suggestions to get the money to get Chase back and get payed.

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  6. Bring Donny Boaz back. He is a great match with Abby.. Chance needs to return home. Eliminate Tessa if you need budget!! and by the way the birthing scene was so unbelievable, rather hoaky!!!

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  7. Hi luv your show. Glad to hear Chance is coming back was hoping your organization would bring back the one that was let go.

    I have also noticed Victoria’s hair …. looks pretty rough and dry on ends…Would she consider a shorter haircut?

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  8. CBS SUCKS!😤👎
    THE REASON WHY I THINK THIS IS BECAUSE THE FATHER 👨‍🍼 TO BE SHOULD BE THERE EVERY STEP 👣 OF THE WAY. 🤔 THEY SHOULD HAVE NOT USED A BABY 👶 & IF THERE NOT GOING TO BE A FATHER 👨‍🍼 TO MAKE A FAMILY 👨‍👩‍👧 .
    LET ME KNOW IF SOMEONE ELSE IS 💭THINKING 💭 🤔 THE SAME WAY.

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  9. Love the show. Been a fan from almost the start. Many, many years. I wish you would just bring back the old Chance. He was really good and good to look at.

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