— This week on The Young and the Restless (Global/CBS): J.T. (Thad Luckinbill) and Victoria (Amelia Heinle) present a united front to Victor (Eric Braeden) and Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) on Monday (Jan. 22). Billy (Jason Thompson) offers Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) advice. Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) plays matchmaker for Hilary (Mishael Morgan).
— Young & The Restless (@YRInsider) January 19, 2018
On Tuesday (Jan. 23), Jack (Peter Bergman) and Ashley’s (Eileen Davidson) battle for Jabot gets nasty. Devon makes Hilary an intriguing offer. Nick (Joshua Morrow) surprises Chelsea.
Lily (Christel Khalil) struggles to connect with baby Sam on Wednesday (Jan. 24). Noah (Robert Adamson) learns the truth about Mariah (Camryn Grimes) and Tessa (Cait Fairbanks)! Ashley plots her next move.
Victor seizes an opportunity on Thursday (Jan. 25). Nikki makes a discovery about J.T. Jack makes a confession.
— The soap opera community is mourning the loss of John Conboy who served as executive producer for several soaps including Love is a Many Splendored Thing, The Young and the Restless, Santa Barbara and Guiding Light.
— Former Another World star Jensen Buchanan (ex-Vicky/Marley) has found herself in more legal trouble. The actress — who also appeared on One Life to Live, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless — violated her probation for allegedly drinking alcohol while on felony probation. Buchanan plead guilty last October to driving with a blood-alcohol content more than four times above the legal limit and causing a crash that critically injured a man. She was sentenced to spend 365 days in Santa Barbara County Jail and five years probation.
— This week on Days of our Lives (Global/NBC): Abigail (Marci Miller) stumbles onto a shocking development on Monday (Jan. 22). Rafe (Galen Gering) finds an unusual murder weapon, which leads him and Hope (Kristian Alfonso) to their first suspect in Andre’s (Thaao Penghlis) murder. Gabi (Camila Banus) asks for Stefan’s (Tyler Christopher) help. Vivian (Louise Sorel) and Stefan conspire together.
On Tuesday (Jan. 23), Hope urges Roman (Josh Taylor) not to get involved in the murder investigation. Sonny (Freddie Smith) overhears an incriminating conversation between Brady (Eric Martsolf) and Eve (Kassie DePaiva). Will (Chandler Massey) talks to Marlena (Deidre Hall) about his attraction to Paul (Christopher Sean). Steve’s (Stephen Nichols) dizzy spells continue… and the shocking source of the problem is revealed! Roman lies to protect Anna (Leann Hunley) on Wednesday (Jan. 24). Sonny confronts Brady about overhearing him confession to murder. Despite his reservations, Paul bonds with Will. Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) worries about Steve’s health.
Abigail questions Gabi about the murder on Thursday (Jan. 25). Lani (Sal Stowers) squirms as J.J. (Casey Moss) looks forward to being a father. Valerie (Vanessa Williams) informs Eli (Lamon Archey) that Lani is pregnant. Eric (Greg Vaughan) tries to hide his feelings for Jennifer (Melissa Reeves), and it leads to a heated argument between them. Gabi turns the tables on Abigail on Friday (Jan. 26). Rafe and Eli make headway on the murder investigation. Chad (Billy Flynn) and Kate (Lauren Koslow) bond over their shared grief and anger. Lani does her best to cover with Eli about her pregnancy.
— Coming up on DAYS: John (Drake Hogestyn) and Steve agree to investigate who sent Anna a mysterious letter on Jan. 29. Kayla finds Steve struggling with his vision and urges him to see a doctor on Jan. 30. Will vows to help Paul get to the bottom of what’s going on with John on Jan. 31. Tensions rise at Andre’s funeral on Feb. 1, while Carrie (Christie Clark) returns to Salem to defend her parents! Andre’s funeral is interrupted by an unexpected guest on Feb. 2.
— Thaao Penghlis thanked Days of our Lives fans following the reveal on Friday’s (Jan. 19) episode that Andre was murdered. “Thank you so much for always being there and supporting Andre though all these transitions,” the actor posted on Twitter. The actor has appeared on and off as both Andre and Tony on the NBC soap since 1981.
— Gilles Marini (Brothers & Sisters) is checking into Days of our Lives as an attorney named Ted, who’ll find himself drawn to Lauren Koslow’s Kate. Entertainment Weekly reports that the actor starting taping in December and will begin airing this June.
— This week on The Bold and the Beautiful (CTV Two/CBS): Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) has a major meltdown upon learning of Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) and Bill’s (Don Diamont) night together on Monday (Jan. 22). Hope (Annika Noelle) pays Liam (Scott Clifton) a visit and fills him on what’s happened in her life since she left Los Angeles.
On Tuesday (Jan. 23), Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) gets majorly concerned for Ridge, and Bill’s safety, when Steffy confides in her soon to be step-mom (again) that she slept with Bill. Hell hath no fury like Ridge Forrester when he angrily confronts Bill over his actions with Steffy. On Wednesday (Jan. 24), Hope reveals to Steffy that she’s back to stay and Steffy reveals to Hope that she’s pregnant! Realizing that she may be a viable threat in Sally’s (Courtney Hope) dream to be with Liam, Sally and Darlita (Danube Hermosillo) do a little cyber-stalking to get the 411 on Hope.
While begging for Liam’s forgiveness on Thursday (Jan. 25), Steffy is shocked when he suggests to her an alternate scenario. In disbelief that could betray his own son, Brooke confronts and berates Bill for his detestable behaviour. Hoping to bring comfort and resolve to Steffy on Friday (Jan. 26), Bill admits his true feelings and advises her to not allow anyone to bring shame upon her. Ridge attempts to persuade Liam to forgive Steffy and exact revenge on Bill.
— Coming up on B&B: Ridge punches Bill! Quinn (Rena Sofer) makes Ridge and Brooke a generous offer. Brooke asks Rick (Jacob Young) for his blessing to marry Ridge again. Wyatt (Darin Brooks) and Hope see each other. Could Thorne (Ingo Rademacher) help plan Brooke and Ridge’s wedding?
— Big Brother duo Cody Nickson and Jessica Graf (who are also competing together on The Amazing Race) will pop back in on The Bold and the Beautiful on Feb. 27 and 28 — where they work at Il Giardino.
— Both Soap Central and Daytime Confidential report that Genie Francis (Laura) has been fired from General Hospital. Apparently, executive producer Frank Valentini only wanted to keep the pop culture icon on the canvas for a dozen or so episodes per year. To read further about the exit and ABC’s treatment of female actors, click here.
— Anders Hove is back at General Hospital as Cesar Faison beginning the week of Jan. 22!
— This week on General Hospital (City/ABC): Anna (Finola Hughes) pleads with Sonny (Maurice Benard) on Monday (Jan. 22). Jordan (Vinessa Antoine) is concerned. Laura (Genie Francis) updates Lulu (Emme Rylan). Bobbie (Jacklyn Zeman) runts into Nelle (Chloe Lanier). Carly (Laura Wright) decides to take matters into her own hands. Lulu is frustrated on Tuesday (Jan. 23). Peter (Wes Ramsey) is cautious. Obrecht (Kathleen Gati) faces her fears. Anna creates a diversion. Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) is relieved.
Jason (Steve Burton) makes a declaration on Wednesday (Jan. 24). Nathan (Ryan Peavey) takes a break. Kim (Tamara Braun) shares good news. Lulu tries to talk her way out of a tricky situation. Felicia (Kristina Wagner) accosts Finn (Michael Easton). Anna gets an unexpected guest on Thursday (Jan. 25). Finn is grateful. Amy (Risa Dorken) makes a grand gesture. Nathan humbles Dante. Franco (Roger Howarth) feels alone.
On Friday (Jan. 26), Sonny and Jason arrive in the nick-of-time. Carly appears useful. Finn gets in deeper. Anna shares her news. Lulu gets an idea.
— Coming up on GH: Anna has questions (Jan. 29) and then makes a surprise move (Jan. 30). Peter is unable to help (Jan. 31). Anna receives disappointing news (Feb. 1), while Monica (Leslie Charleson) is put on guard. Carly threatens Nelle (Feb. 2), while Drew (Billy Miller) loses his temper.