General Hospital fans bid farewell to Jason Thompson as Dr. Patrick Drake on Thursday, but The Young and the Restless fans are ready to welcome him next week in his new role as the recast Billy Abbott.
To usher him in to the CBS Daytime family, the network and the Y&R producers have featured him in the latest promo acknowledging his debut on the January 13th episode of the number one soap opera.
In story, Billy has been fighting for his life after the beating he took at the hands of his gambling bookie henchmen. and then being run over by Noah Newman’s car (Robert Adamson) in the same parking garage the beating took place.
Watch Thompson’s first Y&R promo after the jump. Let us know, are you ready for the next chapter of the life of Billy Abbott as played by this five-time Daytime Emmy nominee?