The Young and the Restless airs Jeanne Cooper tribute episode

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The Young and the Restless is airing a special tribute episode to the late Jeanne Cooper on Tuesday, May 28 at 11 a.m. MST.

Cast members and friends of Cooper recently gathered on set to shoot a celebration of the life of their late friend.

Cooper passed away earlier this month at the age of 84.

She was a Emmy Award-winning actress who portrayed Katherine Chancellor for more than 39 years and is the show's longest-running cast member.

The Young and the Restless has been the No. 1 rated daytime drama for more than 24 years and is broadcast weekdays at 11 a.m. on the CBS Television Network.

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