Two-time Daytime Emmy winner, Maura West, who has played Carly Tenney on As the World Turns, has inked a deal with The Young and the Restless to play none other than Diane Jenkins! Jenkins was last played by Susan Walters. So while CBS viewers wil see the last of Maura as Carly on the finale of As the World Turns on September 17th, they won’t have to wait long for her to return to their screens, when she debuts as Diane on October 8th. According to TV Guide Magazine who broke the news this morning, West starts taping at Y&R on September 1st.
So what do you think? Do you like that West is playing another recasted role on Y&R? Are you looking forward to seeing West mix it up with Eric Braeden and Peter Bergman the titans of the series, since Diane was involved and in love with Jack, but once married to Victor? And, let’s not forget the sperm swithcheroo incident! All thanks to Diane.
Stay tuned for more on this developing news item in the coming days ahead.