Y&R News, Scoops, &
NEWS AND INFORMATION! Scoops and
45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Drama Performer
Daytime soap schedule during the holidays... Monday, December 25: Y&R will air a
Friday, December 29: Y&R will be pre-empted due to sports.
Monday, January 1: Y&R will air a re-run of the July 13th episode.
Krristoff St. John was hospitalized in October and
Head writer Sally Sussman and story consultant Kay Alden are retiring, so Executive Producer
Mal Young is now Y&R's headwriter.
Labor Day schedule for Monday, September 4: Y&R will air a new
Due to the solar eclipse, Monday's 8/21 B&B
will air in place of Y&R.
Kate Linder's (Esther) husband of 41 years,
Ronald, passed away at 77 on June 19, 2017.
CBS has renewed their full daytime lineup for
the 2017-18 season with Y&R receiving a three-year pickup.
Ricky Paull Goldin (ex-Jake, AMC; ex-Jesse, B&B; ex-Gus, GL; ex-Gary, Y&R;
ex-Dean, AW) and Gretta Monahan welcomed another boy named Rio on June 12, 2017,
to join big brother Kai (at right).
Michael Corbett (ex-David) is one of
the executive producers of the show Hollywood
Medium on E! 8pm Thursdays.
At the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show on Sunday, April 30, 2017, the
following winners were announced:
Writing Team: Y&R
Directing Team & Drama Series: GH
Supporting Actress: Kate Mansi (Abigail, Days)
Supporting Actor: Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R)
Younger Actress: Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina, GH)
Younger Actor: Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan, GH)
Lead Actress: Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R)
Lead Actor: Scott Clifton (Liam, B&B)
At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards show on Friday, April 28, at the Pasadena
Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, the following winners were announced:
Casting Director: Marnie Saitta, Days of Our Lives
Art & Lighting Direction, Set Decoration, Editing: Y&R
Technical Team, Costume Design, & Makeup: B&B
Sound Mixing & Music Direction: Days of Our Lives
Original Song: Days' "When Time Was On Our Side"
Hairstyling: General Hospital
Stunt Coordinator: Terry James, Days
Digital Drama Series: The Bay the Series
Digital Drama Series Outstanding Actress: Mary Beth Evans (Sara Garrett, The
Outstanding Actor: Kristos Andros (Pete Garrett, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actress: Carolyn Hennesy (Karen Blackwell, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actor: Nicolas Coster (Mayor Jack Madison, The Bay)
The 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show, hosted by Mario Lopez & Sheryl
Underwood, was live-streamed at
Twitter-Periscope Producer at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 30,
2017. Click here for the list of nominees.
Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) hosted the red-carpet pre-show from 5:30 -
7:30 ET / 2:30 - 4:30 PT on both days as well as 2 additional Facebook Live
appearances from the NATAS Emmy Gifting Suites for the nominees on Saturday,
April 29 at 4 & 7 p.m. ET / 1 & 4 p.m. PT.
Eileen Davidson's book "Dial Emmy for Murder" will become a movie!
March 26, 2017, was the 44th anniversary of Y&R.
Watch full daily episodes of Y&R at
(for Canadian viewers only). View day-ahead videos at the
Facebook Page or AbbyG413.
Amelia Heinle (Victoria) & Thad Luckinbill are divorcing after 10 years. They
have two children together, son Thad Jr., 9, and daughter Georgia, 7.
Steve Burton (ex-Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) launched a guide for losing
weight and becoming fit at
www.burtonnutrition.com. The online program offers tips,
recipes and products to purchase to help achieve a healthier lifestyle. There's
also a VIP Club to join that offers more benefits, such as weekly webinars with
Burton and other fitness celebrities.
Y&R debuted a glamorous new opening with its cast on Tuesday, February 14,
2017. Check out one of the versions
Steve Burton (ex-Dylan, Y&R; ex-Jason, GH) & Derk Cheetwood (Max, GH) have
launched a new business called
HollywoodSchooled.com where people can sign up for audio coaching lessons,
learn how to avoid common mistakes, and become working and thriving actors in
Justin Hartley (ex-Adam) talks about getting shirtless, on "Access
Clementine Ford (ex-Mac) gave birth to a baby girl, Welles Molavi,
on September 13, 2016, with husband Cyrus Wilcox. They also have a son, Elijah.
Charles Pratt, Jr. has left Y&R as head writer, so he can
be showrunner and executive producer of Lee Daniels' "Star," set to premiere on
FOX in early 2017.
Mal Young became Y&R's executive producer on June 7, 2016.
Check out this
CBS promo celebrating Y&R's 11,000th episode on Thursday, September 1. Also,
bloopers from the promo shoot.
Chrishell Stause (Bethany, Y&R; ex-Jordan, Days; ex-Amanda, AMC) & Justin
Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions) became engaged at the end of July
2016 after being together for 2-1/2 years. She just celebrated her 35th
birthday on July 21. He is 39 with a 12-year-old daughter, Isabella, with
Tatyanna Ali (ex-Roxanne) and Dr. Vaughn Rasberry, assistant professor of English at Stanford University, are
becoming first-time parents. They married in Beverly Hills, California, on
Sunday, July 17, 2016.
Y&R Co-creator Lee Phillip Bell will make a guest appearance on
the 11,000th episode of the No. 1 soap on Thursday, September 1. She will
encounter real-life daughter Lauralee Bell as Christine and Doug Davidson as
Paul in a scene at the Genoa City Athletic Club.
Y&R celebrated 11,000 episodes on Thursday, September 1! Check out the new cast
photo...Click to see the larger version.
Front row pictured left to right:
Miles Gaston Villanueva,
Melody Thomas Scott,
Melissa Claire Egan,
Tristan Rogers, Christel Khalil,
& Daniel Goddard.
Second row pictured left to right:
Michael E. Knight,
Tracey Bregman, Christian LeBlanc, Doug Davidson, Lauralee Bell, Kristoff St. John,
& Kate Linder.
The cast gets silly in blooper reel. Enjoy!
Meet the new Executive Producer, Mal Young!
Casting Director Judy Blye Wilson, 74, left Y&R in July 1, 2016.
Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella, Y&R) will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of
Fame in 2017.
Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R), hosts a podcast "Single
Mom A Go-Go" beginning on Mondays.
Scott Elrod (ex-Joe) and Vanessa Vazart were blessed with their first child
together. Easton Thomas Elrod was born on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, weighing in at
7 lbs 14 oz and 21 inches long. Vanessa has a daughter named Lilli.
Erin Chambers (ex-Siobhan, GH; ex-Melanie, Y&R) & her husband Carson McKay
welcomed Roan James on June 2, 2016.
Greg Rikaart (Kevin, Y&R) and husband, Rob Sudduth welcomed a son Montgomery
Argo Rikaart-Sudduth on June 12, 2016.
Click here for a
beautiful family photo.
Marisa Ramirez (ex-Gia Campbell, GH; ex-Carmen Mesta, Y&R), 38, who plays
Maria Baez on the CBS hit "Blue Bloods" gave birth to her first child, a
daughter named Violet Rae, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. It is rumored that her
ex-husband, Nathan Lavezoli, always wanted children, and they're now back
Erin Chambers (ex-Melanie, Y&R; ex-Siobahn, GH) and her husband, Carson
McKay, welcomed their first child, a son, on June 2, 2016.
Burgess Jenkins revealed that he left the role of Billy in November, 2015,
because his wife, Ashlee Payne Jenkins, was diagnosed with breast cancer and had
radiation and chemo in his hometown of Winston-Salem, NC where he has an acting
school. Six months later, in May, 2016, he announced that she is now
Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R; ex-Patrick, GH) and his wife Paloma Jonas
welcomes their first child, son Earth Bowie, on May 25, 2016.
Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella, Y&R) wed Jose' Antonio "Pepe" Bastón on Saturday,
May 21, 2016, in a sunset ceremony at his home in Valle de Bravo,
Mexico. Among the 80-some guests in attendance were Ricky Martin (ex-Miguel,
GH) & Mario Lopez (ex-Christian, B&B). This is her third marriage. One of her
ex-husbands is Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, GH).
Jensen Buchanan (ex-Elise, Y&R; ex-Marley/Vicky, AW & ATWT; ex-Sarah, OLTL;
ex-Melissa, GH & PC) was arrested for driving under the influence on the
morning of May 18, 2016, when her black 2016 Mercedes drifted across a
double yellow line and slammed into a 2014 Ford C-Max at 6:20 a.m. in
Buellton, near Santa Barbara. While her injuries were considered minor, the
other driver was treated for "major injuries" at Cottage Hospital.
43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Here! Click here for the list of nominees and winners.
Jessica Collins (ex-Avery) gave birth to a daughter named Jemma Kate Collins
Cooney on January 23, 2016. This is the 44-year-old actress' first child. On May
4, 2016, she and Michael Cooney were married.
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) and her husband Justin Gaston (ex-Ben, Days) had a
daughter, Olivia Christine Gaston, on April 30, 2016.
Live-streaming channel Parachute TV
will provide red-carpet coverage and behind-the-scenes access for both the
Daytime Emmys on Sunday, May 1 & the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, April
29. Also, winners will immediately interact with fans on
Periscope moments after they make their
Here's an interview with Justin Hartley (Adam) from the current April issue
of Watch! Magazine. In the
article, Hartley discusses playing one of daytime's favorite demons, his 11-year
old daughter and dating a fellow soap-star.
Michael Muhney (ex-Adam)
suffered a concussion and some nasty cuts and scrapes when he crashed during a
bike race in Southern California on Saturday, April 9, 2016. He had to be rushed
in an ambulance wearing a neck brace but is doing fine.
https://www.youtube.com/user/emmys/videos to see nominee reels for the 43rd
Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
For the week of March 28, 2016, the number of women 18-49 watching Y&R is 101,000 less than last year. Also, in the women 25-54
category, the show has lost 160,000 viewers. However, total viewership is up
414,000. Either that's a lot of men or folks over 54, not their ideal
Ken Howard (ex-George Summers) passed away in LA on March 23, 2016 at the
age of 71. He is survived by his wife Linda and three stepchildren with
ex-wife Margo (Abra, Adam, & Cricket).
Peter Brown (ex-Dr. Greg Peters, Days; ex-Blake Hayes, B&B; ex-Robert
Laurence, Y&R; ex-Roger Forbes, Loving; ex-Charles Sanders III, OLTL) passed
away at 80 on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his wife
Kerstin and two sons, Matthew & Joshua.
Siri Pinter is Mark Pinter's (ex-Marcus Wheeler) daughter by his first wife.
She's married to NBC's Carson Daly and has a food blog at
During SNL's Weekend Update on Saturday, December 19, 2015, cast member Kate
McKinnon came out as Deenie, an avid soap watcher, who updated host Colin Jost
on the latest happenings on her favorite show while chowing down on leftover
baked salmon. The joke is that, after 40 years, she doesn't really know any of
the characters' names, but the nicknames she gives like "Moustache Man," "Skinny
Minnie," "Big Boobs," & "Sexpot" while describing high-rise fires and people
kept in boat houses perfectly describe the recent plots on Y&R. It's a gag made
even funnier if you're a soap fan yourself and know exactly what she's talking
Check out the video here!
Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber, B&B/Y&R) and her husband, Scott Bailey (ex-Sandy,
GL) became first-time parents with the arrival of their daughter, Amélie Irene
Bailey, on December 1, 2015. Two weeks earlier, Adrienne was in the hospital
with a broken rib courtesy of her "ninja warrior baby."
Daniel Goddard (Cane) badly fractured his left elbow during a fight sequence
on the Y&R set on Friday, September 18, 2015 and underwent surgery on the 23rd.
UPDATE: On November 24, he tweeted that he has suffered a setback and needed
emergency surgery, because his body rejected the metal in his elbow and it
had to come out.
FURTHER UPDATE: On December 7, Daniel was back at work on the Y&R set. :)
Get all the latest up-to-date cast news, comings and goings, on the
Y&R Cast Page.
Michelle Stafford (Nina, GH; ex-Phyllis, Y&R) announced the birth of her
second child, son Jameson Jones Lee Stafford, on Saturday, October 24, 2015,
with a sweet Instagram shot
of the baby with his big sister, Natalia, 5.
Victoria Rowell (ex-Drucilla) sued CBS, Sony, and Bell-Phillip Television
Production, Inc. for not rehiring her, because she spoke out about the show's
lack of diversity in front and behind the camera. She says she left in 2007 due
to racial discrimination but then wanted to return to Y&R or join B&B and was
rejected. CBS responded that "after leaving Y&R on her own initiative, Ms.
Rowell has attempted to rewrite that history through lawyers' letters and a
lawsuit that has no merit. We harbor no ill will toward Ms. Rowell, but we will
vigorously defend this case."
UPDATE: On May 13, 2015, CBS & Sony in a motion to dismiss responded that
her claims are patently absurd since she never actually applied for any role on
Y&R or B&B. "This lawsuit is nothing more than a blatant attempt by
Plaintiff to force her way back onto a daytime television soap opera after she
voluntarily resigned from her role in 2007."
Read the document
FURTHER UPDATE: On November 10, 2015, California District Judge John Kronstadt
dismissed six causes of action against Sony, with leave to amend if Rowell can
prove a more viable retaliation claim.
Read more here!
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, B&B) & Tracey Bregman (Lauren, Y&R) each
designed a Rhonda Shear Ahh Bra which they are auctioning to benefit breast
cancer research. Go to
Rhondashear.com until Friday, October 30, to bid.
Pop TV airs "The Bold and the Beautiful" at 6:30 p.m. ET and "The Young and
the Restless" at 7 p.m. ET. Starting on Monday, August 24, 2015, "Days of Our
Lives" joins the lineup at 8 p.m. ET.
Mishael Morgan (Hilary) and her husband welcomed a son, Niam, on August 9, 2015.
Watch the August 4, 2015 Video Chat with Eric Braeden
(Victor) & Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki).
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B) and her fiancé Robert Adamson (Noah, Y&R)
announced their separation on August 3. They have a 1-year-old daughter, Aleda.
Scoops and Spoilers
Phyllis And Sharon Team Up!
Feeling cornered by
Phyllis, Chelsea threatens to blow Nick’s world apart by telling him that Adam
is really Christian’s biological father. Phyllis believes Chelsea is lying about
Christian, but Chelsea warns she’ll be forced to break Nick’s heart with the
truth if Phyllis doesn’t back off. After the ladies walk away from each other, a
conflicted Phyllis ends up at Crimson Lights, where she complains to Sharon that
she now has proof that Chelsea is a thief. Sharon doesn’t understand why Phyllis
isn’t going to the authorities. Phyllis divulges that there’s a new wrinkle and
blabs to Sharon about Chelsea’s paternity claim. Phyllis wants to team up with
Sharon in order to keep Nick from ever finding out the truth. Sharon agrees to
go along with Phyllis.
Nikki and Victor join forces
to protect their family.
Lily seeks revenge.
Mariah finds herself in the
*Ratings for 1/22: 3.2
Catherine Bach returns on 3/1
and 3/2 as Anita Lawson, Chelsea’s grifter mama.
Melissa Ordway is back
as Abby Newman!
Greg Rikaart returns on 2/20 as Kevin Fisher.
Robert Adamson is off the canvas, since character Noah Newman took a job
Melissa Claire Egan is out as Chelsea Newman.
Preview – Devon Learns Hilary‘s Secret*
Hilary’s flash drive accidentally
winds up in Devon’s laptop, and when he opens it, he’s shocked to view footage
of the late Juliet insisting that she didn’t sleep with Cane to get a job. At
first, Devon is conflicted about showing the video to Lily and Cane, but he
ultimately decides they should know the truth. Devon shows up at the Ashby home
and hands Lily and Cane the flash drive. After explaining that it’s of Juliet
and they need to hear what she said, he leaves.
Victoria have a difference of opinion.
Nick gets an important piece of mail.
Newlyweds Lily and Cane share a smooch.
Chelsea gets the upper hand on
JT plays with fire on 2/20.
Devon rejects Hilary on 2/21.
receives devastating news on 2/22.
Chelsea plots her next move on 2/23.
Chelsea To Nick: Marry Me!
Chelsea watches Nick with
their boys, and becomes emotional about her family unit. Later, Chelsea is at
Crimson Lights, where Victor approaches and once again tries to get her to play
by his rules, but she stands up to him because her focus is on other things.
With the future uncertain and the threat of Phyllis looming large, Chelsea
returns home and impulsively pops the question to Nick. He’s surprised, but he
agrees pretty quickly because they are in love. But will there even be a
Cane And Lily Renew Their Vows!
It’s Valentine’s Day, which
is not only Lily and Cane’s anniversary, but also the day they’re renewing their
wedding vows after their marriage was nearly destroyed by his one-night stand
with the late Juliet. Before the ceremony, Lily is confronted with an unexpected
dilemma, and that’s which wedding dress she should wear. There’s either mom
Drucilla’s wedding gown that Lily wore the first time she and Cane married, or
the dress she wore for their second trip down the aisle. Chelsea decides to take
elements of both dresses to create one unique design. The guest list is small -
the couple’s twins, Mattie and Charlie, and baby Sam are the only witnesses. For
now, it’s about the joy of recommitment as Lily and Cane renew their vows.
However, their bliss will be short-lived because there’s a huge bomb that will
drop on them very soon.
Phyllis turns to an old
friend for help.
JT opens up to Victoria.
Chelsea is backed into a corner.
Hilary works to repair her reputation.
*Ratings for 1/15: 3.4
Sitara Hewitt appears on 2/13 as Helen Wallace.
Damion Poitier appears on
2/16 and 2/20 as Byron Peterson.
*Hot Plots Preview - Remembering
On the birthday of her late daughter, Colleen, Traci is
understandably melancholy. She’s surprised when JT arrives at the front door and
acknowledges the significance of the day. They reminisce about Colleen, and JT
is surprised when Traci says that she has made peace with Colleen’s death and is
thankful for the time they had. JT then makes a surprising admission to Traci
It’s standing room only for Billy and
JT says it with flowers to Victoria.
Hilary makes Byron’s
acquaintance at the GCAC.
Jack gloats about his new hire at Jabot on
2/13, while Phyllis refuses to drop her investigation.
Victoria plots to get
Ashley out of Newman Enterprises on 2/15, while JT gives Phyllis interesting
Devon stumbles upon a buried secret on 2/16.
(Paul) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Chelsea: Back To Scheming?
JT discovers the name of
the person who created a mirror account of Fenmore’s website, then stole
customers’ money: Alexandra West. Phyllis is determined to find out who
Alexandra West is. Meanwhile, the audience learns that the mystery person using
that name is Chelsea! Concerned that the walls are closing in on her, Chelsea
covers her tracks by withdrawing cash from a bank account she set up. Meanwhile,
there’s still the problematic stash Nick found at the penthouse. Chelsea returns
home and Nick detects her nervous demeanor. She may have to face the music
sooner than expected when JT summons Lauren, Phyllis and Chelsea to Jabot. The
women meet first, and Lauren shares that she is going to release a statement to
the press about Fenmore’s cyber troubles. Chelsea objects to the plan. JT
arrives and announces that he’s tracked down the real Alexandra West.
Victor gets the last laugh.
Romance is in the air at Top
of the Tower on Valentine’s Day.
Devon stumbles upon a buried secret.
receives a tempting proposition.
*Ratings for 1/8: 3.4
Kirkwood appears this week as Jordan Wilde.
*Hot Plots Preview - Victoria
Ashley and Victoria’s working relationship has been rocky since
the former was hired at Newman Enterprises and was put in charge of Brash &
Sassy. And when Victoria hears that Ashley was grilling Abby, who’s now
stationed in Paris, about the company, she confronts Ashley. Ashley downplays
the concern as just getting to know the ins and outs of Newman, but Victoria
doesn’t buy it. An annoyed Victoria decides that Ashley has to go!
Jack takes a walk down memory lane.
Chelsea makes a shocking
discovery at the columbarium.
Billy encourages Ashley and Jack to make
amends on 2/6, while Noah drowns his sorrows.
Victoria and JT’s party takes a
wrong turn on 2/7.
Sharon offers Nick sound advice on 2/8, while JT pursues a
Chelsea receives an ominous message on 2/9.
Noah Spills To Devon About Mariah and Tessa!
though Tessa has been dropped by Devon’s label over the Mariah journal debacle,
he still gives her a job at his office. Noah storms in and dumps Tessa’s
belongings from his apartment at her feet. As Tessa looks to Noah with pleading
eyes, he instructs Devon to ask her about the time they were all in San
Francisco and how the girls made out while they were alone in the hotel suite.
After Noah leaves, Tessa wants to tell Devon her side of the story. Will he
listen at this point?
Chelsea issues a threat.
Ashley pushes Victoria’s buttons.
Billy does damage control with his family.
JT’s attempt to surprise Victoria backfires.
Hilary has some competition.
*Ratings for 1/1: 3.4
Jason Canela debuts on 2/2 as Arturo, a sexy
Shanica Knowles appears as Simone, a singer,
Daniel Hall ended his run as Scott Grainger on 1/17, when
he left Genoa City indefinitely.
Max Shippee ended his run as Graham
Bloodworth, who died on 1/18.
*Hot Plots Preview - Lauren Is Under
Hilary informs Lauren that her assistant tried to exchange a Chelsea
2.0 dress at a Fenmore’s store but there was no record of the online purchase.
Phyllis and Lauren enlist Ravi to find the glitch and after some cyber-digging,
he uncovers some disturbing news: Someone has cloned the Chelsea 2.0 section of
Fenmore’s website, a common tactic used by crooks to sell counterfeit or stolen
Tessa has her sleeping bag at the ready.
lets his fingers do the talking with Lily.
Phyllis and Lauren are on bump
Reed and JT make beautiful music together.
The Abbotts reach a
heartbreaking decision on 1/29, while Cane catches Lily in a lie.
plays hardball on 1/30, while JT and Victoria present a united front.
makes a shocking discovery on 1/31, while Victor makes an unlikely truce.
Phyllis turns to JT for help on 2/1.
Nikki has an unexpected connection on
2/2, while Chelsea is backed into a corner.
*Thrills And Chills -
Victor and Nikki are presenting a united front, but will
focus on living their own separate lives, as well. Nick and Nikki will join
forces to help the less fortunate in Genoa City. Victor recruits someone from
his past, who will clash with Victoria, into the fold at Newman Enterprises.
Cheslea’s past will have a direct and lasting effect on her relationship with
Nick, when shocking secrets will spin out of control.
and Victoria have rekindled their romance, but starting where they left off
won’t be so easy.
Ashley will retaliate against Jack and
make a bold move that could change the Abbott family dynamic permanently.
Sharon is embracing her life as a strong, independent woman. Noah and Mariah
will test Sharon’s patience and strength as a mother. Meanwhile, Abby takes some
time to recover after her very public affair with Scott. But she will also plot
her next move against Victoria and will be ready for battle when she returns to
Tessa has lost Mariah’s friendship and trust and
will have to put in a great deal of time and effort to win it back. Devon will
give Tessa a second chance, at a great cost.
biological clock is ticking and she’ll embark on a new chapter of her life,
which may or may not include Devon. But Hilary doesn’t know Devon has plans of
his own for the future.
Lily will struggle in her attempt to bond with baby
Sam and will realize it may be more difficult reconciling with Cane, as the
wounds in their relationship are still fresh. Realizing this could be their last
chance at reconciliation, neither of them will give up easily.
Noah Finds Out About Tessa And Mariah!
Mariah’s journal, Tessa used her friend’s private thoughts to compose a song for
Devon. Since the passage has to do with Mariah’s feelings for Tessa, Ms.
Copeland feels betrayed. Despite Mariah’s protests, Tessa is claiming the lyrics
are hers, and Devon is ready to kill the song if the dispute can’t be settled.
Noah tries to talk to Mariah, who insists her journal is the basis for the song.
Noah asks to read his sister’s journal so she can prove that the lyrics are part
of her intimate writings, but she refuses. Noah accuses Mariah of being petty
and holding back Tessa’s career. Mariah then opens her journal to a specific
page and shoves the book at Noah, who is shocked by what he reads.
Victor calls an unlikely truce.
Devon’s world is rocked.
Billy gives Ashley a warning.
Lauren is blindsided.
Jason Canela appears on 2/2 as Arturo.
Ali Hillis debuts on
1/24 as Dr. Chasin.
*Hot Plots Preview - Jack vs. Ashley*
Jack meet the arbitrator to find out if Jack can enforce the Jabot bylaw that
states only a blood Abbott can be in charge of the company. The proceedings
begin and the siblings each make a statement. The arbitrator then adjourns to
render a final ruling.
Gloria takes notes.
catches Hilary surfing on the web.
Phyllis stands by as Jack signs on the
The Abbotts make a heartbreaking decision on 1/22, while
Devon wants answers from Tessa.
Victoria and JT present a united front to
Victor on 1/23, while Phyllis plays matchmaker for Hilary.
Lily struggles to
connect with Sam on 1/25.
Victor seizes an opportunity on 1/26.
Cane And Lily Reunite!
Victoria sends Lily and Abby to Paris on business,
and Cane is bummed that he didn’t get to say good-bye to his estranged wife
before she left. Billy, who’s not exactly Cane’s biggest fan, offers some
surprising advice. He tells Cane to go after Lily. Because things are going okay
at Chancellor Industries, Cane is willing to consider leaving the country. When
Cane informs the twins that he’s heading out of town, Mattie quickly deduces
that her dad is planning a trip to Paris. While Charlie is optimistic about the
outcome of the journey, Mattie fears that more turmoil is headed their way. Cane
takes off, then arrives in Paris, but has trouble tracking Lily down. Cane calls
Victoria for help. After finding out the locale of Lily’s modeling shoot, Cane
heads over, hoping his efforts will make a big impression on Lily. Being
together in Paris leads to a very romantic reunion!
Ashley receives a surprising offer.
Mariah stands her ground.
JT keeps a
Phyllis plots to help Hilary.
*Ratings for 12/18: 3.1
Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman) will be off screen briefly - save for a pre-taped
phone call here and there - during Ordway’s maternity leave.
Preview - Ashley Challenges Graham*
Ashley is surprised when Graham invites
her to visit Dina at her hotel suite. When Ashley arrives at the room, she
wonders what Graham is after. Dina emerges from the other room and appears
lucid, then mentions that she and Graham are taking a cruise. Dina slips back
into her dementia, which causes Ashley to choke up. She notices Graham dabbing
at his eyes, too.
Hilary and Esther take care of baby Sam.
Sharon has a reassuring hug for Mariah.
Sparks fly between Victoria and
JT on 1/15, and Billy interrogates JT.
Nick and Nikki join forces on 1/16.
Tessa resorts to extreme measures on 1/17.
Dina makes a confession on 1/18.
Victoria makes an important decision on 1/19.
Graham Comes For Dina!
Ashley, Traci and Jack summon Michael to the Abbott
home to discuss their legal options regarding Graham and Dina. Unfortunately,
Michael informs his clients that Graham’s original medical power of attorney is
still valid in Wisconsin. The meeting is interrupted by the doorbell and Jack
finds Graham - accompanied by a police officer - on the doorstep. The men are
allowed in as Jack reads over a document that Graham presents. A disgusted Jack
informs his sisters that Mr. Bloodworth has obtained a court order giving him
the right to take Dina out of the house. Jack refuses to turn over his mother,
so Graham threatens to have him arrested. Traci and Ashley argue that removing
their mother out of familiar surroundings could cause her harm. As Jack girds
for a fight, everyone is surprised when Paul shows up (Traci slipped away to
call him) and orders the cop to leave. Graham becomes concerned about the
maneuver, but it turns out that he is just getting started.
Nick and Nikki join forces.
Victoria and JT have a heated
Cane fights to win back Lily.
Tessa makes a bold move.
*Ratings for 12/11: 3.2
*Hot Plots Preview - Abby Apologizes To Sharon*
Now that her one-night stand with Scott has been exposed, Abby has a frank talk
with Lily about moving forward from the romantic mess. Lily advises Abby to tell
Scott to chose between her and Sharon. Instead of listening to Lily, Abby shows
up at Sharon’s house determined to make things right. She discovers that Sharon
is having a get-together with Mariah, Chelsea, Hilary, Phyllis and Tessa.
Tessa, Hilary and Chelsea have a wine session.
Mattie are on hand when Reed faces a different kind of music in court.
gives son Scott an earful.
Charlie feels he’s being watched... by JT.
JT keeps a secret on 1/8, while Lily and Cane’s reunion hits a roadblock.
Sharon takes control on 1/9.
A shocking secret is revealed during the
Abbott’s day in court with Graham on 1/10.
Jack defends his position at Jabot
on 1/11, while Reed gets some tough love.
Nikki and Victor enjoy their new
alliance on 1/12, while Ashley is a target for revenge.
Nick To Sharon: Scott Cheated On You!
After witnessing Abby and Scott kiss
on New Year’s Eve, Nick is conflicted about whether or not Sharon should be
apprised of her boyfriend’s behavior. Chelsea tries to talk Nick out of
tattling, believing that Scott and Abby got carried away the one time and regret
it. Nick isn’t convinced that the smoldering kiss was an isolated event and
decides that Sharon needs tok now. Nick heads out, then runs into his sister at
Crimson Lights. He tells Abby what he saw, adding that he’s on hs way to talk to
Sharon about it. Abby insists that nothing else is going on between her and
Scott, but Nick is determined to clue in his ex. He promises to leave Abby’s
name out of his account. Nick shows up at Sharon’s house and she’s surprised to
see him. When she asks the reason for his visit, Nick reveals what he knows
about Scott’s involvement with another woman, but states that he doesn’t want to
give her name. Sharon’s first reaction is not to believe the story because Nick
hates Scott. However, Sharon begins to have doubts about Scott. Sharon then
learns that Abby is the other woman and there will be hell to pay.
JT receives bad news.
Abby seeks forgiveness from Sharon.
Graham plays dirty with the Abbotts.
Reed faces the music.
matters into his own hands.
*Ratings for 12/4: 3.2
appears on 1/4 as Tony Kingsman, a professional interacting with Ashley.
Max Shippee is returning as Graham Bloodworth.
*Hot Plots Preview -
Christian Is Missing*
While sitting at the GCAC with Christian and Connor,
Chelsea gets up from the table after a momentary distraction, and when she comes
back, Christian is gone. She starts looking, but she can’t find him. The staff
joins the search but Christian is nowhere to be found. Chelsea tries not to
consider the idea that he was abducted. Nick shows up and is understandably
upset about his missing son.
Lily reconnects with JT.
Cane and Jill catch up over coffee.
Sharon lets Abby have it.
worries about Billy’s influence over Reed on 1/2.
Ashley and Jack reach an
understanding on 1/4.
Sparks fly between Lily and Cane on 1/5.
Victor And Nikki Recommit!
Now that Nikki has moved back to the ranch, she
and Victor settle into their new agreement of projecting an image of domestic
bliss to the outside world. Although Nikki didn’t do such a great job of
presenting herself as a happily married wife when Victor was privately banished
from the family, this time, she’s determined to give the ruse her all. However,
Nikki reports to Victor that their charade isn’t convincing a lot of people,
namely Christine and Paul. Victor suggests they have a well-publicized vow
renewal ceremony. On the big day, there’s an unexpected kink in the well-planned
Chelsea and Nick’s world is rocked.
Billy takes on a new challenge.
Jill schemes to reunite Lily and Cane.
Ashley fights back.
Sharon wants answers!
*Ratings for 11/27: 3.2
*Hot Plots Preview – Reed Is Arrested*
Victoria and JT break the news to
Reed that his dad and Mackenzie have split up. Reed acts unruffled, even though
it destroys him knowing his dad couldn’t hold on to another marriage. Later,
Reed is at a party with Mattie and drinks too much, then wants to drive home.
Mattie objects. When Mattie’s back is turned, Reed slips out and drives away.
He’s promptly arrested for a DUI and his parents are summoned. JT offers his own
brand of help.
Sharon and Mariah have a frank talk.
Nikki has a moment in Chancellor Park.
Nick and Chelsea share a smooch.
Nikki receives a reminder of the true meaning of Christmas on 12/25, while
Hilary encounters a ghost from Christmas past.
Nick makes a sacrifice for his
family on 12/26, while Paul calls Victor’s bluff.
Chelsea struggles to let go
of past memories on 12/27.
Scott and Abby give in to temptation on 12/28.
There will be an alliance between Nikki and Victor,
re-establishing them as Genoa City’s power couple. Phyllis and Billy are
determined not to allow outside forces to destroy their relationship again, but
their loyalties will be tested when they get caught up in Jack and Ashley’s
feud. Billy and Victoria may have moved on from their romantic relationship, but
things will be shaken up by JT’s return to Genoa City and some past wounds may
be reopened. As more shocking family secrets are revealed, the Abbott siblings
will be challenged like they’ve never imagined. Traci will play peacemaker and
force Ashley and Jack to focus on Dina, but Jabot’s problems are only just
beginning. Victoria and Abby working under the same roof and competing for
Victor’s seal of approval will cause fireworks. Victoria will have bigger
problems than Abby when Victor hires a new Newman employee, who will give
Victoria a run for her money. The truth about Scott and Abby will have shocking
consequences. Cane will pull out all the stops to win back Lily. Lily has to
decide if she’s ready to forgive and forget, but it won’t be easy with a new
baby in their lives. Mariah is very hurt and will embark on a journey to truly
discover who she is. Tessa will try to heal the divide between her and Mariah,
but it won’t be easy. Hilary will bond with baby Sam and will try to get away
from her past behavior, but it can’t stay hidden forever. Devon will experience
some new surprises and an unexpected proposition from Hilary.
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