LYNDA HIRSCH ON TV – SUMMARY, by Lynda Hirsch

“THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL”: Deacon’s attempt to stop the catfight between Brooke and Sheila fails. Deacon is delighted to have been able to spend time with Hope and the children. Sheila thanks Taylor for giving her the chance to spend the holidays with Hope and the kids. Zende plans to propose in Paris on New Years Eve. Zende is unaware that Paris wants to put a stop to their relationship. Brooke understands that business will take Ridge away for New Years Eve and plans a quiet night out on her own. Sheila has other plans. She’s going to make sure Brooke breaks her sobriety. Deacon tells Sheila that he won’t help her with his plan to separate Brooke and Ridge.

SNEAK PEEK: NOT SO SWEET PETITE SHEILA

“THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLES”: Victoria realizes that Billy is pretending to fall from the wagon. She agrees to keep his secret if he accepts that she does not stop her plan to take over the business. When he suggests that Victor won’t like his plan, she retorts that she doesn’t care; his father will get over it. When Tessa and Mariah tell Sharon that they are unhappy to live in the hotel, Sharon suggests that they take the upstairs room. They happily accept and reveal that they are considering starting a family. After talking to Nate, Devon realizes that he wants to spend more time with baby Dominic. The schedule he wants is akin to shared custody. Abby and Chance agree to study the plan. Back home, Chelsea tells Adam that she doesn’t want to be reconciled. She’s back home to start her life over. She tells Chloe that she thinks Sally is a great designer, but Chloe needs to let Sally know that Chelsea is the chief designer. Mariah tells Noah he’s a great graphic designer but too arrogant. Down for the New Year, Sally and Adam decide to spend the holidays together. Jack travels to Italy to hang out with Summer and Kyle. Nick tells Phyllis he’s going to have a good vacation alone.

SNEAK PEEK: SAVE IN A LITTLE TIME

“DAYS OF OUR LIFE”: Everyone is delighted to see Eric; they are amazed that he is wearing his priestly habit. Kristen tries to tempt Eric by reliving their past passion. Overcoming Kristen’s temptation, Eric joins the family to perform an exorcism on Marlena. Marlena calls John. She thanks her family for being by her side. Belle finds it hard to believe Shawn slept with Jan thinking she was Belle. Allie assures Tripp that he is the love of her life. Alex tells Gwen that he can only be with her by finding out where Sarah is. Maggie is worried when she calls Sarah and receives a “no longer available” message. Lucas is worried that everyone will learn that he is behind Sami’s kidnapping. Abby tells Jack that she doesn’t want Gwen in her life but understands that he is Gwen’s father and that he might want her in his life. Allie is having trouble with Johnny and Chanel’s marriage.

PREVIEW: THE BEAUTIFUL OF THE SHAWN BALL

“GENERAL HPITAL”: Valentine tells Martin that he can be his lawyer or Lucy’s lover but he can’t have both. On the witness stand, Sonny is questioned about his stay in Nixon Falls. He admits he was attracted to Nina but didn’t act on the feelings. A stunned Carly tells Sunny he can’t come home. Jason’s death continues to put a damper on vacation. Ned tells Brooklyn that his bad parents are responsible for his bad life choices. Michael punches Scott. Laura tells Spencer that he has to pay for his illegal acts. Esme tells Spencer that she will wait for him when he gets out of prison. A professor offers Alexis to teach law. Anna tells Finn that she doesn’t know what to do with her love life. Chase loves being a dad.

PREVIEW: CARLY WANTS NO SONNY DAZE

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