Our Performers of the week are B&B's Heather Tom (Katie) and Thorsten Kaye (Ridge). Our Honorable Mention is YR's Beth Maitland (Traci)! Read more here --->>>
Recaps & Winners
Britt and Franco discussed the idea of Liesl being framed. Finn and Anna worked to reassure Violet that they weren’t trying to replace Hayden in her life. The staff at GH were worried about Lucas as he continued to spend almost all of his time at the hospital. Sonny and Jason started putting the pieces together after hearing that Cyrus was able to get a shipment through. They along with Curtis confronted Jordan, who finally came clean about the mess she was in. They started working on a plan to meet Cyrus’ demand to get out of prison without her taking the fall. Nik’s reunion with Britt did not go as he hoped when she tore into him about hurting Spencer. Ned had no choice but to fire Brook Lynn after her arrest made tabloids. Out of anger, she made a call to Link offering to trade her shares of ELQ stock in exchange for getting out of her contract. Maxie’s first day at Deception was ruined when she and Sasha learned that Valentin was their investor. Jason confirmed to WIllow that Harmony was involved in something dangerous. Nelle came to Nina for a job at Crimson and after thinking about it she agreed. When confronted by Carly about the move, she let her know that she was using the job to keep an eye out on Nelle.
Portia had to leave her first day at GH early to find Trina, who had skipped school to visit Ava at the gallery. Spinelli got busted spying on Sam’s Parole Officer as she was meeting with a city councilman...whom she was having an affair with. Sam called Alexis for her help. She was able to get charges dropped against Spinelli in exchange for their silence. However, Sam was not happy with how things went down and took her anger out on her mother calling her a coward for backing down from what she wanted. Alexis then took a drink for the first time in three years after hearing how disappointed her daughter was in her. Not wanting to bother her loved ones she called Julian to pick her up and take her to a meeting. Britt was introduced to Neal at the hospital and thought she recognized him from somewhere. Laura went to Sonny about taking care of the Cyrus problem before she was forced to intervene. Jason was surprised when Sonny slipped more about his plan to Laura than he should have. Kevin brought up to Neal that he didn’t think his relationship with Alexis was in the past. Liz confides in Nik about Cameron as he went to his first therapy session. Michael rushed Wiley to the hospital after he was having trouble breathing. The hole in his heart never corrected itself. Monica suggested elective surgery to fix it but Nelle refused to sign off on the surgery. Carly did her best to sway her but wound up locking her out on the roof when she refused.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Penny tried her best to convince Sally to tell the truth. Sally refused and baited her with the idea of getting her into the fashion industry like she had always wanted. Donna got a shock when she saw the video while helping Brooke plan a party celebrating her reunion with Ridge. She confronted her sister about what she saw and she explained it was nothing. They put the pieces together that it had to have been Quinn who uploaded the video. A fact that Quinn happily confessed to when Brooke approached her. Knowing that Quinn wouldn’t drop this, Brooke planned to tell Ridge the truth...after their party. Donna was left to play off her nerves around Katie, Bill, and Ridge. Flo and Quinn both tried to convince Shauna to stay in town. Things took a turn for the dramatic as the video flashed on-screen during the party. Katie and Ridge angrily confronted them about their betrayal as everyone else looked on.
Days of Our Lives
After a heartfelt talk with Sonny, Evan led Rafe to David and Orpheus’ location. Brainwashed Chad had to hide Kate and Gabi in the tunnels after Abby returned home sooner than expected. Marlena’s brain chip was beginning to work but she still pleaded with “Stefano” not to have Kate and Gabi killed. Ben and Ciara reconnected after his release from prison. Maggie told the family that she was planning on serving time for her crimes. Kayla filled Hope in on Adrienne’s death and her relationship with Justin. Nicole was shocked when the DNA results came back saying Mickey was Eric and Sarah’s daughter - Xander had paid off the doctor to change the results. She brought her concerns about the switch to Abe. Hattie decided to leave town after realizing she and Roman would never be a couple.
Eric brought up his reservations about Sarah’s engagement to Xander as they prepared to take Mickey home from the hospital. Brady and Kristen decided to start a charity in Rachel’s name. Tony and Anna made their way back into town as Chad called for his siblings to meet with him. Tony and Kristen were concerned about Chad when it seemed he really believed Stefano was back. They decided to play along until Stefano revealed that he had planned to marry Marlena. They tried to stop the plan but backed off when faced with a gun to the face at the hands of Chad. Kate figured out that Chad had been brainwashed and filled Abby in once she found them in the tunnels. After Hope remembered the location of the new Maison Blanche, John and Brady took off to find Marlena. Brady busted in just in time as Chad was ready to take out Kristen and Tony.
The Young and the Restless
Adam put the pieces together that Alyssa’s father had his step-father killed after he couldn’t pay off the money he borrowed from him. He and Chelsea set their plan into motion to have Alyssa do all the research and dirty work for them to take down Victor. Nate. Amanda, Devon, and Elena gathered around Jared after he was arrested. Sharon talked with Faith about not hiding her feelings from her. Mariah and Tessa were able to work through their problems and made a promise to put each other first. Mariah also decided to go on tour with Tessa and Tanner. Lola was a little curious about Theo working with Phaedra. Nick was frustrated by Victor’s constant hovering over him at work and sought out Phyllis for a distraction. The Abbott siblings banded together as they worked to come to terms with Dina’s ailing health.
Billy and Lily try to work through their different management styles as they are starting their company. Nick and Billy clashed after Nick discovered who would be working in the building. Jack and Jill continued to spend time together. Victor decided to take an impromptu trip to Hope’s farm. Victoria talked with Nick about her struggles to heal and had to be rushed to the hospital after having pains in her chest.
Our Performers of the Week are The Bold and Beautiful’s Heather Tom and Thorsten Kaye!
Oh boy! I don’t know who kicked the writing into gear at B&B but I AM GRATEFUL! Heather and Thorsten were incredible as they confronted Bill and Brooke about their betrayal. Ridge took towards over-the-top anger as he punched Bill - which I rather enjoyed. LOL. While Katie was in shock about the deception. While she got a chance to yell her anger it was actually the quiet moments that stood out the most. It broke our hearts to watch her in the background trying to process the situation as tears streamed down her face. It’s safe to say that Heather Tom is one of the greatest actresses in daytime history!
Our Honorable Mention is The Young and the Restless’ Beth Maitland!
When Traci cries...we all cry! In a heartbreaking scene, we watched as Traci along with her siblings read Dina’s end of life wishes to come to terms with losing their mother. Dina had pre-written notes for her children. Dina expressed her regret for abandoning Traci when she needed her the most - when she lost Colleen. Hearing the anguish that her mother had for leaving her behind broke Traci. Thankfully she had her siblings by her side. Beth Maitland has such a beautiful soul that shines through to Traci. Just an incredible actress!