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Happy Monday, soaps fans! We caught up with the editorial director of Soap Opera Digest, Stephanie Sloane, to get the latest cast and storyline updates coming this week.

First up for this week's sneak peek, Sloane revealed that The Young and the Restless star, Melissa Claire Egan, will be making her return to the screen. Egan took a leave of absence from the show after giving birth to who first born son, Caden, this past August.

Egan plays Chelsea on the show, and during her time away from set, she celebrated two major milestones on top of becoming a first-time mom. This November marked Egan's tenth year starring in her role as Chelsea. She also turned 40 in September.

Sloane had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Egan in the most recent episode of the Soap Opera Digest Podcast. Egan told Sloane that so many changes have come to both her and Chelsea over the span of the past decade. According to Sloane, Egan also noted that her time on the show has been "a very wild and satisfying ride".

In addition to Egan's return to Y&R, Sloane also shared some more exciting casting updates with us.

Kyle Louder will be coming back to Days of Our Lives as his character, Rex.

After their absences over the past few months, Jeannie Francis and Michael E. Knight will also be returning as their respective roles as Laura Spencer and Martin Grey on General Hospital.

Days veteran, Krista Allen will be making her debut on The Bold and the Beautiful as her character Taylor on this week's episode.

Sloane also shared some previews about what's to come during this week's plot lines.

Firstly on Days, authorities raise their speculations and name Brady as a suspect when Phillip goes missing. On General Hospital, Laura comes to find out that Victor is still alive. Moving on to The Bold and the Beautiful, Taylor will come back home during this week's episode. Wrapping up Sloane's inside scoop, Chance will also be making his return to the Y&R screen.

For more soaps updates and sneak peeks, make sure to pick up the latest edition of Soap Opera Digest.

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