Daytime Confidential's Jamey Giddens broke news of Davidson's return on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Within an hour of their report, Angelica McDaniel, CBS' Senior Vice President of Daytime confirmed DC's scoop by tweeting "BIG Welcome back to @eileen_davidson! #YR40 #YR_CBS #CBSDaytime." CBS's official website published photos of the actress on set with former co-stars Peter Bergman (Jack) and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis).
Davidson returned to "Days of our Lives" last year after she was fired for the second time. McDaniel recently commented on the losing Davidson in the newest edition of Soap Opera Digest, on sale now. "As we lost Eileen Davidson – which is such a travesty and a disappointment for 'Young and the Restless,' and we hope to have her back – Jack's family was getting smaller!"
Look for Davidson's first episode to air March 18.