We Demand CBS Rehires Michael Muhney as Adam. Immediately.
  • Petitioning Jill Farren Phelps

This petition will be delivered to:

Executive Producer, Young & the Restless
Jill Farren Phelps
Executive Producers, Bell Dramatic Serial Co.
Bradley Bell / Lee Bell
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation
Leslie Roy Moonves

We Demand CBS Rehires Michael Muhney as Adam. Immediately.

    1. Terry Day
    2. Petition by

      Terry Day

      Long Island, NY

On the daytime drama, the Young and the Restless, Michael Muhney has been Adam Newman for 5 years, and he was fired today, December 17, 2013. He IS Adam Newman, and there is no reason to fire him. He is an exceptional actor and one who can stand up to the character of Victor Newman believably. We do not want to see another actor in the role, "especially not a General Hospital, Guiding Light or All My Children ex-cast member "friend" of Jill Farren Phelps.

If you are a fan of the Young & the Restless, you know how important Michael has been to the character. There are many of us, from the comments I have read, who say that the ONLY REASON they watch the show is because of Michael Muhney. We deem this as a slap in the face not only to Muhney, but to all his fans. We feel your Executive Producer, Jill Farren Phelps seems to only be interested in making room (in any way she can) for her actor friends. This is an absurd and unnecessary action and we will stop watching in droves if you don't change your mind and reinstate him immediately.

Jill Farren Phelps, Executive Producer, Young & the Restless
Bradley Bell / Lee Bell, Executive Producers, Bell Dramatic Serial Co.
Leslie Roy Moonves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation
We demand you rehire Michael Muhney as Adam. Immediately.

[Your name]

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 5,000 signatures
    2. Highlight Hollywood Claims Muhney & Miller May Only Be the Beginning

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer

      According to Highlight Hollywood, Muhney and Miller are only the beginning of what will be more firings. Don't be surprised if actors who originated their roles could be on their way out. You never know. In the mean time, it claims the ratings are up, but aren't the ratings up because of Muhney and Miller? JFP needs to go.


    3. Reached 1,000 signatures
    4. Doug Davidson says, "Jill Farren Phelps Had Nothing To Do With It"

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer

      According to Doug Davidson, "There's more to the story."

      Well, let us in on it!

      Michael said something about "hubris" in the Huff Post article. Did he piss off a CBS exec? Whatever the reason, it wasn't enough of one to fire him. It certainly wasn't because of his lack of talent or work ethic.


    5. Reached 500 signatures
    6. Interesting Take on Jill Farren Phelps Power

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer

      Our friends at Highlight Hollywood posted this expose of sorts about what some are calling "FOJ" or "Friends of Jill," saying that JFP ousts current actors and adds storylines for new characters, all the while hiring her "friends." Just kissing up? Or is it more?


    7. Michael Muhney Had a Contract Till June of 2015

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer

      To add insult to injury, he had just signed a contract till June 2015.

    8. Reached 250 signatures
    9. Facebook Page for Michael Muhney

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer
      Don't FIRE Michael Muhney

      Don't FIRE Michael Muhney. 241 likes. Michael Muhney is an outstanding actor, that has taken on the role of Adam Newman for the past 4 years. Breathing life to one of the most complex characters in The Young and The Restless in its 40 year history.

    10. Reached 200 signatures
    11. We made it to 100 signatures, but please don't stop signing!

      Terry Day
      Petition Organizer

      We made it to 100 signatures, but please don't stop signing the petition! We have 3-6 months to beat them down and make them regret ever thinking about making this decision! Please sign, pass on to your friends and maybe ... just maybe ... we can help Michael get his job back!

    12. Reached 100 signatures


    Reasons for signing

      • about 1 month ago

      This is the best actor in the world, i love it and i do not want it to go.

      • 3 months ago

      He's incredible and gentle actor ! Better that Eric Braeden !!

    • Kathie Canter HENDERSONVILLE, TN
      • 3 months ago

      Michael was a very good actor. As for Hunter saying he groped her....maybe she should quit showing her boobs all the time on the show. She is awful young to be wearing the low cut tops that she wears, just asking for trouble. Put them out there, somebody is going to say or doing something to tick her off. Then cover the darn things up!!!

    • Lynette Hastings CLINTON, IN
      • 4 months ago

      Michael Muhney IS Adam Newman! The biggest mistake made, was to let him go! He needs to return to Y&R as NO ONE can fill his shoes or will be excepted! This show is loosing viewers by the day and this would certainly thrill many viewers and raise the ratings. BRING BACK MICHAEL MUHNEY, IMMEDIATELY!

    • Sharon Dukes PLANTATION, FL
      • 4 months ago

      I'm so tired of the show can't even express how sorry CBS chose jfp over the fans. I have been a loyal fan of Charlie Rose and your other shows but am on strike now and watch CBS NEVER!!! You don't want to wo

      Here's to CBS...Hats off for keeping jfp, who SUCKS! Don't want to listen to us? We don't want to listen to you. ABC I am ALL Yours. GMA is even better.


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