Beyond that point, all characters are introduced by Bell's replacements: executive producer Jill Farren Phelps and head writer Josh Griffith. Carmine Basco first appeared in March, while April saw the birth of Johnny Abbott on-screen.Beth Hortense debuted in June with Sister Celeste beginning her short stint in August.When Chelsea's labor stopped, Dylan took her home to his loft which was decorated for a wedding.The invited guests Chloe, Jeffrey, Anita, and Stitch arrived, followed by Billy with a cake catered by his restaurant.She reveals to Chelsea she has found her father and that it is none other than Jeffrey, which is later confirmed by a DNA test.
Since then Anita has been seen in GC on numerous occasions.
Jamie Vernon first appeared in October, while Alex Chavez and Mason Wilder were introduced in December.
The official site provided a teaser for Anita's storyline: "Bringing more drama to the already testy situation between Billy, Victoria and Chelsea's surprise pregnancy, Bach will play Anita and join her daughter on a quest to conspire against Billy Abbott." Anita arrived in town searching for her daughter, Chelsea, to whom which she appeared to be extremely displeased finding out that she is pregnant with Billy Abbott's (Billy Miller) child.
The following is a list of characters that first appeared in 2012, by order of appearance.
All characters that appeared before August 2012 were introduced by the show's former head writer and executive producer Maria Arena Bell.