Summer Temporarily Recast on The Young & The Restless

The role of Summer Newman on The Young & The Restless will be temporarily recast with Bayley Corman beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 2. However, as TV Insider reports, it’s only for three episodes, so that actress Hunter King can honor her commitment to her primetime series, Life In Pieces. King first debuted as Summer in October of 2012, and was soon placed on contract with the soap. However, in 2016, she dropped to recurring status with Y&R because she had been upped to a series regular on the CBS sitcom Life In Pieces, where she plays Clementine. However, King returned to Y&R in June of 2018 on a contract basis, and has been involved in a major front-burner storyline as Summer stirs up trouble all over Genoa City (like trying to seduce her mother’s boyfriend!). So because the character is so important, the soap has chosen to recast for a few episodes
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