Our Performer of the Week is YR's Amelia Heinle (Victoria). Our Honorable Mention is Days of Our Lives' Stacy Haiduk and Eric Martsolf. Read more here --->>>
Recaps & Winners
Joss was upset and worried for Michael after he told her about his plan to move Nelle into the Quartermaine mansion. Nelle was bragging to Carly and Willow about how good she has it at the moment between her new living arrangement and stock holdings. Willow talked with Sasha about how worried she was about Wiley being near Nelle. Sasha promised to help her by moving into the Q mansion with Michael to keep an eye on her. Nina questioned Lulu about her decision to keep Charlotte from Valentin. Lulu saw the shredded picture of Sasha and Charlotte lied saying that Nina did it. Ava talked with Nik about knowing how it feels once you put your own desires over your children. They also decided on a new clause in their post-nuptial agreement. If she “cheats” on him she gets nothing. If he “cheats” on her she gets 90% of everything.
Jax set up a romantic evening for him and Nina that led to a kiss. Martin was able to get the attempted murder charge for Valentin dropped and he released on bail. Lulu told him that she was going to put a restraining order against him. Valentin talked with Martin about Nelle not knowing he was behind her legal representation. He noted how she was providing a distraction to the Quartermaine and Corinthos families. Laura met with Michael on the pier to talk about her plans for the waterfront. He mentioned the idea of not renovating every pier, for Sonny’s sake, but Laura said she wanted it all to be safe. Sonny and Jason took Mike to one of his former hangouts in Brooklyn to see if it would jog his memory. While there a shootout started. At the same time, a man tried to shoot Michael but wound up shooting Laura. And a couple of guys started shooting at Carly, Gladys, and Sonny’s men at the warehouse.
Ava interrupted Jax and Nina’s moment, and Nina realized that she was just looking for a friend. Nikolas was looking for Liz, but after she found out about his involvement in Hayden’s disappearance she slapped him. Dustin happened to be walking by the pier when the shooting was happening and ran him off, which Joss was grateful for. Jason wound up saving everyone in the bar as he shot the perp there, and Carly was rescued by a mystery man, who turned out to be Gladys’ son Brando. After hearing from Joss that the man was aiming for Michael, Chase pleaded with him to let the police handle the situation knowing that Sonny would only escalate things. Laura’s family gathered by her side as she would need surgery to remove the bullet.
Carly was suspicious about Brando’s appearance and goes through his personal effects finding a picture of Gladys and Dev. Finn confronted Nik over Hayden. Valentin told Nina, despite Ava’s disapproval, that he would not stop until he got back everything that he lost. While everyone is pretty shaken up by the shootings, Jordan warns Jason that she will do whatever it takes to take down the threat.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Quinn was happy to hear about Wyatt’s new relationship until she found out how Sally was reacting to it. Flo got a surprise visit from an upset Sally, who asked her to stay away from Wyatt as she tried to repair their relationship. Flo grew concerned when Sally almost passed out. Liam talked with Steffy about how he missed seeing Beth, and she continued to feel guilty about her part in his pain. Thomas comforted Hope as she vented about her feelings towards her situation with Liam. Eric told Quinn that Shauna would have to move out for the sake of Brooke and Ridge’s marriage, which Brooke was happy to hear.
Thomas stopped Steffy before she could tell Liam the truth about their kiss. Brooke tried to get Hope to see Thomas’s part in the breakup. Bill told Liam that he should be with Steffy. Shauna told Quinn not to put her marriage in danger over her and that would move in with Flo. Flo talked with Wyatt about how they were worried about Sally. Quinn went to Ridge about Brooke’s latest antics. Brooke and Quinn argued again, and Quinn decided to play dirty and slipped alcohol into Brooke’s drink. Sally finally went to the doctor to get tests run and found comfort from Katie.
The Young and the Restless
Mariah kept her eye on Theo and Lola while Kyle was out of town. Summer and Kyle were able to land their new business deal and decided to celebrate. But things changed when Summer began to ask Kyle if he was happy in his marriage to Lola leading the two would go on to share a kiss. But Kyle eventually stopped the kiss making sure to tell Summer that he was determined to fix things with his wife and hoped that they could still be friends. While they were kissing Lola and Theo were discussing their friendship and how Kyle just didn’t seem to connect to their lives at times. Amanda was upset to hear about how Victoria reacted to Billy’s confession and told him that she felt like she was crossing a line..and that they needed to stop trying to run from their problems. On her way out we see Victor’s private investigator taking pictures of them at the bar.
Sharon started to grow frustrated by all of the hovering that her loved ones were doing. Nikki questioned Nick about all the time he was spending with Sharon. Abby did her best to sabotage Phyllis’s date with Chance, but that didn’t stop them from going out. Things were going okay until Phyllis brought up Vegas again. Chance went back to Abby and told her that he wanted her. Kyle reunited with Lola wanting to spend time talking about their problems, but between work and family issues she was too busy. Theo got an ear full when he later overhears Summer and Kyle talking about what happened in San Francisco. Nikki is setting up some grand surprise for the Newman 50th anniversary gala. Chelsea and Adam’s date night got awkward after running into Nick at Society. Chance and Adam’s mystery Vegas woman has reappeared and is asking questions.
After becoming overwhelmed by her research, Sharon decides to go out for a drink and surprises Phyllis when she is overly kind to her. Billy and Victoria argued about their issues again. Billy told her that he doesn’t feel like he is enough and doesn’t want to continue walking on eggshells. She told him that she isn’t just going to sit back and watch him head towards disaster. Coming to an impasse, Billy packs a bag and goes to stay at a hotel. Victoria goes to confide in and seek comfort from her parents after the breakup. While Billy gets into a bar fight having to call Amanda for help after getting arrested. Phyllis tried her best to steer Summer away from Kyle but realized she is definitely her daughter and that wasn’t going to happen. Jack advised Kyle to talk with his wife about his feelings in their marriage. Mariah confided in an old friend Lindsay, who started working at Society, about her problems in her relationship. Tessa is really enjoying life on the road with Tanner.
Rey went to Paul asking for a smaller workload while he cares for Sharon. Phyllis grows more suspicious after seeing Sharon’s bandage over her porthole inserted. She asks Nick what was going on, and even though he never said anything she could tell that something was really wrong. Sharon was upset that Phyllis knows and made Nick promise that he would get her under control before her secret got out.
Days of Our Lives
Will was happy to learn that he wasn’t the one who killed Adrienne but wondered if letting the truth come out would be the best for everyone. Eric and Sarah got the bad news that neither of them were a bone marrow match to Mickey. Xander began to freak out about Mickey and the fact that Ciara knew the truth about Will. In hopes of saving Mickey, he went to Brady and asked for him and Tate to get tested. Sonny and Evan took the next step in their relationship after signing the divorce papers. Brady and Kristen had a heartbreaking talk about what could’ve been with their daughter. Nicole started to gain ground on fixing her relationship with Eric until Kristen told him about Brady and Nicole’s fake romance.
Eli dreamed of being with Lani and woke to find Gabi there instead. The two decided to get married on Valentine’s Day and went to JJ to discuss plans. Stefano was struggling with keeping his cool in front of John, Tony, and Anna in Prague. And John started to get suspicious after finding Stefano’s ring in Steve’s bag. He covered by saying he got it from Kate to lure Stefano. Marlena told Kayla about Steve’s mission and she said she didn’t care if Steve ever came back. Yeah right. Lol. Kate threatened to tell Marlena the truth unless Gina told her about her plan. Rafe called Shawn back to Salem to help with Hope. After one talk with Hope, Shawn realized that she was Princess Gina. He, Rafe, and Roman worked on their plan of action, but before they could get to her she had already taken off with Marlena.
Chad was upset that it seemed like everyone in his family was lying to him about Stefano. He then suggested to Abby that they move into the abandoned gatehouse on the property to get some space from Gabi. While there they find the painting of Stevano. Eric kissed Sarah after hearing about Nicole and Brady. Kate told Hattie the truth about Stefano and Gina. John and “Steve” ran into Dr. Rolf, who pretended to shoot Steve to distract John. They knocked him out and tied him up. Marlena woke up tied to a chair in Stefano’s loft hideout. Putting their plan into action, Gina pretended like she had found and been locked up with John. She told him that Stefano had killed Marlena. And “Steve” rescued Marlena from the loft and shared with her that John had been killed by Stefano.
Our Performer of the Week is The Young and the Restless’ Amelia Heinle
Amelia Heinle is one of the most underrated actresses in the business! It broke our hearts to watch the destruction of Victoria and Billy’s relationship. They came to an impasse as he was unwilling to conform to the pressure of being perfect and she was not ready to lie down and watch him descend into darkness. After Billy walked out, Victoria sought comfort from her parents. And the scene with Victor helping her vent her anger while showing her just how strong she is was so beautiful to watch.
Our Honorable Mention is Days of Our Lives’ Stacy Haiduk and Eric Martsolf
Stacy and Eric brought wonderful chemistry and raw emotion to their scenes this week as they talked about the loss of their daughter, Rachel. Their grief was believable as they wondered about the what-ifs in their lives and the life of their child.