Y&R News, Scoops & Spoilers!
NEWS AND INFORMATION!
Note: Dates mentioned may not be accurate due to pre-emptions.
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Monday, January 1st is a re-run for New Year’s Day, as usual…
Tuesday, January 2: Victor forces a truce between Nick and Adam; Victoria makes a shocking decisions; Nikki takes matters into her own hands.
Wednesday, January 3: Sharon confronts Summer about her feelings for Chance; Daniel and Heather clear the air; Danny gives Daniel unsolicited advice.
Thursday, January 4: Nikki fights the temptation to drink; Chance makes a confession to Sharon; Victoria works on her relationship with Claire.
Friday, January 5: Sharon relies on the past to make a decision about her future.
Thanksgiving episodes: Thursday’s show is a re-run, Friday is pre-empted for football.
Adam arranges for a meeting at the GCAC with his family to try to show that Victor is incompetent. He has a psychiatrist sitting nearby to judge how Victor acts. Victor praises his sons for working well together at their new company, where they merged McCall Unlimited and Kirsten Inc (playing along that he’s losing it). Nick then tells Victor that Adam has set a trap for him to be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. Adam doesn’t know that Nick and Victor are working together. Victor demands to know if this is true, so Adam confesses that it is, but he wanted to help his dad. Of course, it doesn’t look that way. Victoria arrives and is also worried about Victor’s state of mind. Victor orders everyone to go back to his office. Nate and Nikki are also called there. Victor tells them all that there is a traitor there, and he has a test that will prove, finally, who it is.
Early Editions: Nate is defended by Mamie. Tucker is cornered by Jill. Nick has decisions to make. Victor’s family gets yet another ultimatum from him.
Ratings, week of 10/9: 2.06.
Gloria (Judith Chapman) returns this month to Genoa City.
Mattilyn R. Kravits plays Dr. George, who examines Aria 11/6.
Greg Rikaart returns as Kevin this month.
Devon and Lily meet up to talk about how Mamie wants Nate back in their company. Mamie wants the cousins to fix their relationship. Lily wonders if Mamie also wants Jill out, but she thinks that would be too disloyal. They discuss whether forgiving Nate would be a big risk.
11/6 Tessa and Mariah’s parenting is put to the test. Claire doesn’t tell Nikki something important. 11/7 Lily isn’t sure about Daniel’s feelings. Devon wonders if Nate is being honest. 11/8 Nina is thrown by something Chance says. Danny tries to keep Chris and Phyllis from fighting. 11/9 Chris tells Danny that he can’t cross a line. Nate and Victoria disagree. 11/10 Lily is wooed by Daniel. Summer and Sharon refuse to back down. Phyllis looks at her choices.
Bring back Heather is given a Thumbs Up!
November preview includes secrets from people with an agenda, warring factions and love. The Newmans don’t agree on how to handle Victor’s behavior lately. Victor will move into the next phase of his plan to test their loyalties. Those who don’t back Victor will be in big trouble. Nikki doesn’t approve of how he’s treating his children, so that will cause problems for their marriage. Claire gets more and more involved in Nikki’s life. The Abbotts join together to protect themselves from Tucker, so his plans fail. Ashley makes a decision about her and Tucker. Diane has this chance to prove herself to them all. Abby and Devon find themselves unexpectedly drawn into this war. Kyle tries to balance things between Audra and his family. Danny finds himself in the middle between Chris and Phyllis. Nina stays in town because of something that happens. Sharon and Summer each decide how they feel about Chance. Jill returns to town and wants to expose why Mamie is really there. Nick keeps having problems with how he feels about Sally and Adam. Chelsea comes back and wants to start things up with Billy. Heather and Daniel’s relationship bothers Lily. Lauren wants to know what happened in Singapore with Gloria and Michael. Tessa and Mariah work together. to get their daughter the best medical care.
Camryn Grimes (Mariah) is featured in an interview about her impending nuptials and baby.
Photos of Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe) in different outfits are featured.
The show will be dedicating an entire episode to Christine (Lauralee Bell) and her life. She’s at a crossroads because her divorce from Paul has gone through. There will be many flashbacks as Chris walks around town. She runs into Phyllis, and they have a difficult conversation (as usual). She also chats with Lauren, Danny and then Nina (who shows up unexpectedly). Bell hopes to have stories that are about more than being a lawyer.
Early Editions: Nate gets some news that he didn’t expect. Summer confesses something. Danny keeps someone from fighting. Victor stuns everyone with what he decides.
Ratings, week of 10/2: 2.13.
Nina (Tricia Cast) visits 11/2, as noted above.
Doug Davidson (ex-Paul) had a very serious bout of COVID that he posted about on Instagram. No word yet on how he’s doing now.
Mamie tells Tucker that she wants out of their agreement. She doesn’t trust him any more, after chatting with Ashley. Tucker tries to persuade her to stay, so he can help her against Jill, but she knows she can face down Jill herself.
10/30 Jack has no more patience for Kyle. Nate gets an ultimatum from Mamie. Tucker is confronted by Ashley. 10/31 Kyle is manipulated by Audra. Ashley is forced to help out Jack, since she owes him. 11/1 Something makes Adam see the truth. Billy gets a surprise from Chelsea. Victoria and Nick are tested more by Victor. 11/3 Kyle gets shaken by Billy. Ashley confesses something. Victor has strong words for Nate.
Mamie’s get-together is this week’s “Editor’s Choice” storyline.
A pictorial shows various characters in “costume” when it wasn’t Halloween.
Adam insists that Sally talk to him about whatever’s bothering her. She angrily admits that she’s having trouble getting him out of her heart.
Early Editions: Kyle is seduced by Audra. Chris confesses something. Nick refuses to be swayed. Victor promises something.
Ratings, week of 9/18: 2.08.
Nina (Tricia Cast) returns early next month.
Mark Grossman (Adam)’s real-life mom will be playing a patron in the background, in Crimson Lights 10/24 in a scene with Michael Damian (Danny) and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis).
Tucker and Phyllis play a game this week. She and Daniel celebrate her new job in Omega Sphere IT Department. Tucker chats with her in his suite, thinking he still has control over her, but she blackmails him with new information she found out (that he’s working with Mamie). She just wants a fresh start. The results of their game may be shocking.
10/16 Lily finds out what Heather has planned. Nick is tested by Victor. 10/17 Kyle hears a proposition from Audra. Billy and Jack try to trap someone. 10/18 Nate is given a clue by Mamie. Jack gets wise words from Traci. Diane goes too far. 10/19 Lily is surprised by Daniel. Victor speeds things up. 10/20 Jill tries to find out what Mamie has been up to. Nate is questioned by Devon. Victor plots to take down an old enemy.
The show is given a Thumbs Down! for the fact that Phyllis never learns from her mistakes.
A short article talks about highlights this week from the show in years past.
Congratulations to the show for being nominated for Outstanding Daytime Drama Series, Writing, Directing, Technical Direction/Camerawork and Video, Live Sound Mixing and Sound, Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design and Casting. Congratulations to Sharon Case (Sharon), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea) and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) for Lead Actress, to Peter Bergman (Jack) and Jason Thompson (Billy) for Lead Actor, and to Robert Newman (Ashland) for Guest Performance. The full list of nominations can be found here!
Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea), Vincent Irizarry (ex-David), Eva La Rue (Celeste), Eden Riegel (ex-Heather), Chrishell Stause (ex-Bethany), Steve Burton (ex-Dylan) and many other soap stars appeared in “ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway” which was streamed Thursday, Feb. 11. You can see it now on YouTube.
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