Lynda Hirsch On Soaps
"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": Taylor tries to deny it, but Brooke insists she saw her kiss Ridge. Wyatt comforts Liam, knowing that he is grieving. Thomas thanks Hope for how wonderful she's been with Douglas. Brooke expresses outrage at Taylor's advance towards Brooke's husband. Thomas tells Hope a secret about his relationship with Caroline. Taylor and Brooke rehash their opposing history as Taylor reveals her true intentions.
Brooke becomes incensed at Taylor's suggestion. Wyatt asks Liam when he thinks he might be able to start living life again. As a show of support, he suggests Liam return to work at Spencer Publications. Ridge walks in on Taylor and Brooke midfight.
Flo arrives at Wyatt's office intent on telling him the truth about Hope's baby. Sally is stunned when Tiffany and Xander model her athletic wear line to the Forrester execs as she is saying her goodbyes. Ridge asks Sally to consider staying at Forrester. Wyatt fills Flo in on his improving relationship with Bill. Wyatt asks Flo not to leave Los Angeles. Quinn is reunited with Flo, who she knew as a child and teenager. Sally is hurt when she overhears Quinn's conversation with Flo and Wyatt.
At Wyatt's demand, Quinn offers Sally a reluctant apology. Ridge convinces Brooke and Eric that they need to keep Sally at Forrester. Quinn acknowledges to Flo that meeting Bill impacted Wyatt's life. Sally tells Wyatt she is seriously considering staying at Forrester Creations.
Liam is happy that Hope is trying to move on with her life. Katie stops by Bill's office where they are surprised by a romantic dinner for two. Hope and Douglas continue to bond.
SNEAK PEEK: QUINN'S NEW BFF
"YOUNG AND RESTLESS": Jack, Billy and Kyle allow Summer to join them as they brainstorm Jabot's new direction, and Jack pitches a new model, expanding Jabot into apparel as well as cosmetics, and marketing the brand across multiple platforms. Summer rolls with Jack's pitch, and she and Kyle spitball a solid social media strategy, leaving everyone impressed with her talents. To strengthen their pitch, Billy reaches out to Rebekah Barlow, who agrees to come on as a consultant for the new line. While she's in town, she reconnects with Nick, who invites her out for a drink.
Despite Kyle's longing for Lola, he still finds himself drawn to Summer, and surprised by how well they work together. He's also touched by how patient she is with Dina. As their relationship grows, the couple comes clean to Phyllis about Summer being Lola's donor, and Phyllis warns Summer that she can't trust Kyle to stay faithful. Meanwhile, Lola and Kyle run into one another by chance, and they're both surprised by how strong their feelings still are. Despite this, Summer pressures Kyle to delete Lola's contact info from his phone, and he reluctantly agrees.
Jett and Elena move into the penthouse, and Ana and Jett bond over their shared musical talents. Upon hearing them play together, Devon encourages Jett to consider returning to performing. Devon also grows closer to Elena, asking her out on a date. Meanwhile, Mariah encourages Tessa to pursue her musical dreams, and Tessa agrees to try. Initially, she struggles, but Mariah helps her to rediscover her voice, and soon the music begins to flow again.
Learning that JT's bad behavior was due to a brain tumor, Victoria feels guilty that she did not realize something was wrong with JT. With the brain tumor removed, JT heads off to prison. He explains to his son he has to pay for what he did, no matter what caused his misdeeds. That is what a real man does. Lily serves Cane with divorce papers.
SNEAK PEEK: OH, BROTHER
"DAYS OF OUR LIVES": Rafe is stunned when Jordan reveals she has a baby boy in California. Jordan is adamant she did not start the first cabin fire. Claire goes rogue when she tries to stop Tripp from marrying Haley to get her a green card. Prompted by Eve, Jack agrees to tape Tripp and Hailey as they plot their reason for getting married. John is disgusted when he realizes Diana was responsible for injecting Marlena with penicillin.
Diana finally admits her misdeeds and reveals Leo is not John's son. Shattered, Leo signs annulment papers. Before he leaves Salem. Leo gives Will the evil eye. Will collapses. At the hospital, Will comes to and all of his tests are normal.
When Gabi kisses him, Stefan tosses her out of the mansion. Brady tells Chloe he loves her. She reminds how unhappy their marriage was. Sarah tells Rex she kissed Eric and he did not respond. When Sarah suggests she and Rex wed, Rex wonders if that is what she really wants. Ben and Ciara share a hot kiss. Ted's claim that his wife is dead proves a lie, when Diana says she saw her in Paris years after her "death." Eli is concerned when Lani begins to bond with baby David. Abe and Sheila grow closer.
SNEAK PEEK: CLAIRE LOSES IT.
"GENERAL HOSPITAL": Lulu is heartbroken when Dante says the only way he can protect those he loves is to leave town. Feeling he cannot break the bonds of being brainwashed, Dante tells Lulu she cannot wait for him, and she must live her life.
Wrongly thinking that Wiley is her son by Shiloh, Willow decides to stay in town, which delights Chase. Sam convinces Shiloh to drop charges against Jason. Jason and Jordan plan to work together to bring down Dawn of Day. Margaux, who appears to be a member of the cult, assures Jason one day she will see him behind bars. Receiving heavy breathing calls, Ava tells Julian she thinks they are from Ryan. Liz fumes when Aiden is not invited to a classmate's birthday party. Franco and Liz discuss wedding plans. Laura tells Kevin she does not want a divorce. He understands she cannot be with him in court as her position as mayor would make it improper. Sonny is hurt when Kristina tells him she chooses DOD over all her friends and family.
Monica tells Drew and Kim that Oscar should stay at the mansion for hospice care. The brokenhearted duo agrees to move into the mansion as Oscar faces his last days. Cameron is in trouble when he misses a community service day.
SNEAK PEEK: SHE'S BACK
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