Jessica Collins Joins YOUNG AND RESTLESS

TV Guide reports that Jessica Collins (ex-Dinah Lee, LOVING) will join the CBS soap as attorney Avery Clark; her first airdate is July 27. Avery will represent accused murderess Sharon (Sharon Case) in her upcoming trial. Collins's prime-time credits include recurring roles on AMERICAN DREAMS, TRU CALLING, BIG SHOTS and SCOUNDRELS. Her film credits include Beautiful and Catch Me If You Can.