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Note: Dates mentioned may not be accurate due to pre-emptions.
Thanksgiving episodes: Thursday’s show is a re-run, Friday is pre-empted for football.
Soap Opera Digest is no longer printing a paper magazine, but you can still read their magazine online.
Ridge keeps silent about the fact that he won the fashion challenge and that he knows Eric is dying. Unfortunately, most people find out about Eric’s being ill. Ridge and Brooke go with Donna to visit Eric’s doctor, but they don’t get any answers. They’re desperate to do anything they can. Ridge puts together Eric’s office from his old stuff, to put it back the way it was, and Eric takes a bigger role in Forrester. Ridge realizes that he has little time left with his dad.
Darin Brooks (Wyatt) posted on social media that he’s no longer on the show, but he could come back.
Early Editions: Thomas and Steffy learn about Eric’s condition from Ridge. Finn hears Deacon’s plea. Liam pours out his heart to Steffy.
Ratings, week of 10/9: 1.80.
Henry DiNapoli returns as Brodie starting 11/7.
Luna’s mother, Poppy (Romy Park) faces down her sister, Li, 11/10.
Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren) and Kate Linder (Esther) left, going back to Genoa City on Y&R.
Marie Osmond (Countess Von Frankfurt) also left.
Steffy finds out that Hope and Thomas are together – by walking in on them half-clothed. Steffy isn’t fond of the idea. She and Hope argue. Hope stands up for herself more forcefully than usual.
11/7 Liam thinks that Steffy will have a better life with him than with Finn. 11/9 Sheila gets a serious warning from Taylor. 11/10 Liam asks Ridge something that shocks him. Li confronts Poppy at Forrester.
Sheila and Deacon informing everyone about their being in love is given a Thumbs Up!
November preview includes tender family time as well as adventure, fun and romance. Ridge tries to make Eric’s last days better. Steffy tries to be Queen Bee, especially with regards to Sheila. Hope has given up being the goody two shoes. We’ll find out whether Thomas has really changed or not this month and next. We’ll learn the mystery of why Li and Poppy are at odds. We’ll see more of Carter and Katie, and their involvement in Eric’s story. Bill will be featured more. Liam tries to get Steffy back, but she’s committed to her husband. She and Finn will face more problems, and Liam won’t give up. The story of Deacon and Sheila will come to a head. Zende is jealous of RJ and his relationship with Eric. He will watch RJ and Luna more closely. We’ll see more of Taylor, now that Steffy is back, and she’ll have her own direction to go into as well as being involved with her kids.
Photos of Jennifer Gareis (Donna) in different outfits are featured.
What Will Happen: Something will surprise Steffy. Taylor and Brooke argue passionately. Ridge starts something new at work.
Kimberlin Brown (Sheila) is featured in the short, one-page, interview “Take Five.”
Marie Osmond talks about guest-starring on the show this week as Countess Von Frankfurt.
During the fashion showdown, Eric stays behind the curtains to watch it, to enjoy the excitement of it, removed from the crowd. He also wants to be there in case he has a coughing fit. Donna joins him there at some point. Eric can’t help but br proud of his work, as well as Ridge’s, as the models come out. Eric gets impatient about the contest results, so he and Donna sneak into the CEO office to find out the results of the competition. The results bring out emotions between Eric and Ridge.
Early Editions: Bill is a sounding board for Liam. Ridge wants to know what’s wrong with Eric. Sheila feels revenge from Steffy.
Ratings, week of 10/2: 1.83.
“Price Is Right” model Alexis Gaube returns as Forrester Creations model Petra this week 10/30 and 10/31.
Reality star Taylor Hale comes back as MacKenzie, another model, 10/30 and 10/31.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) comes back to town 11/2. She decides not to let her fear of Sheila dictate her life. She and Finn reunited warmly. She plans to face Sheila because she’s not afraid of her any more. She plans to retaliate against Sheila.
10/30 Ridge and Eric each watch the models display their designs. 10/31 Carter knows who won the challenge. 11/3 Ridge is told by Luna what she found out in the company archives.
An article talks about what Karla Mosley (ex-Maya) has been up to.
A pictorial shows various characters in “costume” when it wasn’t Halloween.
What Will Happen: Finn is shocked when Steffy admits something about Sheila. Steffy returns to Finn’s loving arms. Ridge finds out something that changes his life.
Finn can’t figure out why Li doesn’t want Luna around, and she doesn’t give him any reason. Finn decides to snoop around to find out what’s going on.
Early Editions: To prepare for the fashion contest, some special guests arrive. Donna tells someone that she trusts about Eric’s tragic health concerns. Ridge and Brooke pressure RJ to tell them more about Eric, but he has a hard time continuing to keep the secrets.
Ratings, week of 9/18: 1.79.
Deacon puts Sheila to work in his restaurant with Hollis, the bartender, starting 10/19.
Sheila works at Il Giardino to prove that she can be an upstanding citizen. Everyone they know drops by to give their opinion about Sheila and Deacon’s relationship. Sheila intends to make her new life work and to be normal. Deacon suggests that she stop obsessing so much over Finn, and to give things time with him, which she’s not too happy to hear.
10/17 When Donna finds out Eric’s prognosis, it breaks her heart. 10/18 Eric won’t listen to his doctor’s advice. 10/20 Hope is assured by Thomas that he’ll always love her. Sheila is taunted at the restaurant by Li.
The show is given a Thumbs Up! for Michael Corbett’s guest-starring role as Judge Evan Scott.
Tanner Novlan (Finn) discusses his time on the show for the past 3 1/2 years.
Kyle Lowder (Rex) is featured in an article about his new job as a news anchor in Reno, NV.
A short article talks about highlights this week from the show in years past.
What Will Happen: Deacon is forced to make a choice, given by Hope. Brooke worries that Eric and Ridge are hurting their relationship. When Finn badgers Li, she’s forced to reveal a secret in their family. Brooke and Ridge don’t believe Deacon’s promise that Sheila no longer poses a threat.
Annika Noelle (Hope) is featured in the short, one-page interview “Take Five.”
Congratulations to the show for being nominated for Outstanding Daytime Drama Series, Writing, Directing, Music Direction and Composition, Lighting Direction, Technical Direction, Costume Design/Styling, and Hair Styling and Makeup, and for Best Original Song for “Everyone Dances”. Congratulations to Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) for her nomination for Lead Actress, to Thorsten Kaye (Ridge) for Lead Actor, to Krista Allen (Taylor) for Supporting Actress, to Henry Joseph Samiri (Douglas) for Younger Performer, and to Cassandra Creech (Grace) for Guest Performance. The full list of nominations can be found here!
CBS is posting B&B Bonus Scenes which haven’t aired in the US. Go to their website and scroll down to the Bonus Scenes section toward the bottom.
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