Longtime favorite Lauralee Bell (Christine) is heading back for a return engagement to The Young and the Restless for a series of episodes starting November 9th ( in the middle of sweeps) that will be, according to TV Guide exclusively ” packed with juicy flashbacks — circa 2001-03 — featuring Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, who got her start on Y&R as Isabella, the ex-wife of Paul, who made Christine’s life hell!
Many recall that Longoria played, Isabella Braña,who got pregnant by Christine’s husband, Paul Williams (Doug Davidson), and later faked her death and tried to frame Christine for the murder! Later the “dead” Isabella showed up one night and tried to drown Chris in the bathtub.
So what is the tie-in? Wel,l naturally the character of Ricky Williams played by sexy newcomer, Peter Porte. Clearly, there is something up with this guy’s appearance in Genoa City and there has got to be more than meets the eye. So to get this mystery moving, Y&R needs to give the viewers a refresher course … enter Lauralee and the drama goes on from there!