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'Young and the Restless' star joins Jerry O'Connell comedy

Melissa Claire Egan

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A star of CBS’ The Young and the Restless will do some moonlighting this November in prime time.

Melissa Claire Egan, who plays Chelsea Newman on the daytime sudser, will guest star in the new CBS comedy We Are Men opposite Jerry O’Connell and Kal Penn. She’ll play a resident of the men’s apartment complex who O’Connell attempts to impress.

We Are Men will premiere Monday, Sept. 30, at 8:30 p.m. It also stars Tony Shaloub and Chris Smith.

Egan has been on Y & R since 2011. Her previous credits include Men at Work, All My Children and Criminal Minds.

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Originally posted September 16 2013 — 7:28 PM EDT

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