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( – A look at what’s happening on “Days of Our Lives” during the week of November 14, 2011.


The search is on for a missing Johnny DiMera on Monday, November 14 as Sami blames John and EJ blames himself. Ashamed, John decides to plead guilty despite Marlena’s wishes. Jennifer feels guilty herself when Daniel tells her he saw her kissing Jack. On Tuesday, November 15, Brady is upset over his nephew’s disappearance and reassures Sami that he’s going to plaster Johnny’s photo on TV.  Madison offers Sami support. Brady appreciates her concern and later takes her in his arms when he finds her in tears over a missing Johnny. Jennifer comforts Sami and Sami is surprised when Kate also unexpectedly reaches out to her. Nicole helps EJ search for Johnny on Wednesday, November 16. Quinn shows up and offers help from old underworld connections. Nicole tries to protect EJ by warning off Quinn, but EJ accepts his help — he’ll do anything to bring his son back. Roman spots Quinn and is angry to see him back in Salem. Jack, still experiencing subtle symptoms of his PTSD, arrives at Jennifer’s, where she’s in the middle of trying to help with the search for Johnny.  She reacts strongly when Jack assumes they’re now back together after their bonding experience at the cabin. On Thursday, November 17, while the search for Johnny continues, Austin tells Bo he’s been working on a trace of Alice’s mystery money accounts. Hope and Bo fear Stefano is involved, despite his denials. Will is worried Sami won’t forgive John. Carrie tells John she’s working on a plea bargain off his insistence on a guilty plea but later, word arrives from a super-confident prosecution–no deal. On Friday, November 18, John decides he’ll still plead guilty to avoid a long, drawn out trial.  Carrie sets up the meeting, and they all head to the courthouse.  Once there, John pleads guilty and a devastated Marlena watches as he’s hauled off in cuffs.

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The Inside Story: Blame and Search
Sami, Rafe and the rest of the family desperately search for Johnny on Monday, November 14. Nicole and EJ track down Sami, who breaks the news to them that Johnny disappeared amidst the chaotic aftermath of the shooting. EJ has choice words for Roman and Bo as he threatens to bring in his own people. Nicole, thinking of the election, convinces him to play by the rules. Sami goes ballistic and blames John. Sami’s tirade against John spills over to include Marlena. Rafe  tries to console his wife. Despite Nicole’s wishes, EJ calls in his own men to find his son. Bo and Roman learn the state police are in hot pursuit of the shooter and the perp is headed for the center of town. Sami and EJ confront the man who shot up the pub on Tuesday, November 15.  Sami fears for her son’s life, knowing the longer he’s missing, the worst the outcome could be. Kate questions EJ about Stefano’s possible involvement in John’s shooting. EJ denies Stefano was involved and blames the police and Abe for not having better security. Abe makes a statement about the shooting and Sami’s missing son. Lexie reaches out to comfort her brother. Roman, Rafe and EJ pursue a lead that a boy resembling Johnny was seen on a country road near a cabin, but later reveal to Sami that the lead didn’t pan out. None of them understand how Johnny could just vanish. On Wednesday, November 16, Sami, Rafe, Bo, Hope, Will and Gabi go to the loft to wait for news on Johnny. Will and Gabi try to keep Sami from losing her mind. Rafe’s frustration grows when he realizes he can’t do much to help with the search since he’s no longer on the force. John and Marlena visit Sami. Sami tells John that Johnny wouldn’t be missing if it weren’t for him and his trial.  When Marlena tries to step in, Sami turns all her emotional unraveling on her mother. Roman arrives with EJ and Rafe and reluctantly reveals a piece of a bloody shirt that’s just been found. Sami screams!

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A Closer Look: Grief Takes Over
An anguished night passes and there’s still no sign of Johnny on Thursday, November 17.  Sami lashes out at Rafe, blaming him for convincing her to take Johnny to see John in the first place. Rafe is wracked with guilt and doesn’t fight Sami’s assessment. Later, Bo and Hope arrive, having gotten news… the body of a child has been found.  Sami, devastated, prays it isn’t Johnny but fears those prayers will go unanswered. EJ is no less worried than Sami, having spent a sleepless, guilt-ridden night trying to crawl out of the dark place this news has deposited him.  Stefano tries to get his son to see reason but allows him to vent, knowing he needs it… and vows if Johnny is harmed, their family will have their vengeance. Full of agony, he stares at a picture of his little boy, unaware of the potentially crushing news Sami has just been delivered. Sami breaks down on Friday, November 18 fearing Johnny’s body was the one found dead. Bo, Hope and Rafe go to identify the body.  Meanwhile, Sami goes to EJ, who has heard the same news. They bond in their grief until they hear an erroneous media report that the body has been positively identified as Johnny. The two parents are destroyed. Rafe suddenly realizes Allie may be able to help them.

B&B PreVUE: Week of November 14 Edition


( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of November 14, 2011.


Nick gets a surprise while in the Jackie M steam room. Stephanie wonders if Pam is going off the deep end again after they argue. Pam vents her long-kept animosity towards Stephanie to Jackie, who then uses the situation to her advantage. Stephanie finds information that uncovers what Eric has been hiding from her. Hope and Thomas grow closer. Ridge and Brooke give Hope conflicting advice. Katie tells Liam he should divorce Steffy. Thorne increases his efforts to win Taylor.

  • Monday, November 14 - Liam tries to intervene when Katie calls Steffy out; Thomas and Hope share an intimate moment as the Veterans Day party winds down.
  • Tuesday, November 15 - Bill and Nick pressure Jackie into merging Jackie M with Spencer Publications; A recently dumped woman sets her sights on a new man.
  • Wednesday, November 16 - Hope asks a simple yet complicated question of Liam; Stephanie confronts Jackie about her covert relationship with Eric.
  • Thursday, November 17 - Ridge interrupts Hope and Liam’s private conversation; Jackie pulls a hesitant Nick into her scheme to get Jackie M on track.
  • Friday, November 18 - Thomas tries to get Hope to forget about Liam and concentrate on him; Pam and Nick strike a deal and seal it in an unusual way.

B&B PreVUE: Week of November 7 Edition


( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of November 7, 2011.


After learning the truth from Steffy, Liam can’t keep his mind off Hope. Thomas reveals his new line to someone he trusts. Later, Ridge doesn’t respond to them well. Thomas and Hope begin a relationship together and share a kiss. Steffy encourages Thomas to keep pursuing Hope. Thorne and Taylor talk about their relatiopnship. Rick and Amber reminisce about their first kiss. Dayzee does all she can to make Veteran’s Day special.

  • Monday, November 7 - Hope is made aware that she has a new ally and romantic suitor; Steffy is forced to face the consequences of her actions.
  • Tuesday, November 8 - Torn when it comes to matters of love, Liam searches his heart for answers; Amber delivers an unexpected proposition to Rick.
  • Wednesday, November 9 - Hopeful for some understanding, Liam makes an unforeseen admission; Hope shocks Brooke with news of her new relationship with Thomas and their kiss.
  • Thursday, November 10 - Brooke attempts to enlist Katie to help her keep Liam and Hope together; Thomas and Steffy conspire to keep Liam and Hope apart.
  • Friday, November 11 - Thomas is joined by Dayzee, Marcus, Oliver, and Hope at Dayzee’s Cafe where they celebrate the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Country singer Beau Davidson performs for the troops.

B&B PreVUE: Week of October 31 Edition


( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of October 31, 2011.


Thomas reaches out to Hope as she tries to get her life back together. Ridge continues to wonder if Eric and Jackie are having an affair. Taylor listens to Thorne as he makes a heartbreaking declaration about his life. Steffy confesses the truth to Liam. Jackie grills Nick about his lunch with Brooke and later lets it slip to Owen that she spent time with another man. Amber reacquaints herself with Rick.

  • Monday, October 31 - Eric remembers the good and bad times he’s shared with Stephanie over the years; Taylor interrupts Thorne and Amber to give Thorne an unexpected surprise.
  • Tuesday, November 1 - Marcus lovingly hints to Dayzee what their future might hold; Brooke and Taylor finally find something to agree upon.
  • Wednesday, November 2 - Dayzee and Marcus take their relationship to the next level; Eric turns to Jackie for comfort after having a devastating encounter with Stephanie.
  • Thursday, November 3 - Thomas brings news to Hope as the Logan women attempt to console her heart; Jackie eavesdrops as Ridge ferociously confronts Eric about Stephanie.
  • Friday, November 4 - Ridge urges Brooke not to interfere in Steffy’s marriage; Steffy seeks her mother’s love and guidance and admits she’s keeping a terrible secret.

B&B PreVUE: Week of October 24 Edition

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( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of October 24, 2011.


Thorne gets frustrated when his ideas for change at Forrester are ignored. Ridge appoints Marcus as the publicity person for the “Hope for the Future” campaign. Katie and Bill’s marriage faces more challenges. Amber and Rick meet up at a Halloween party at the beach bar and remember old times. Steffy denies everything when Liam confronts her about keeping him apart from Hope in Aspen. Ridge and Taylor don’t believe Brooke’s suspicions that Steffy and Bill conspired together. After arguing with Ridge, Brooke goes out to dinner with Nick. Taylor decides whose side she wants to be on – Ridge or Thorne’s?

  • Monday, October 24 -  Liam and Hope have a heart to heart; Brooke gets angry with Ridge when he compares her to his mother.
  • Tuesday, October 25 - Brooke and Ridge fight about their daughters; Steffy defends herself against Liam and Hope.
  • Wednesday, October 26 - Nick and Brooke spend some time together; Thorne executes his plan for Forrester.
  • Thursday, October 27 - Amber and Rick reflect on their past relationship; Thorne loses his temper with Ridge.
  • Friday, October 28 - Ridge and Brooke see Eric and Jackie together; Thorne thinks about all of his previous fights with Ridge.

( – A look at what’s happening on “Days of Our Lives” during the week of October 24, 2011.


Lexie cautiously agrees to a truce with EJ on Monday, October 24. Chad reinforces his decision not to be a part of the DiMera family. Madison prompts Brady to open up about his feelings about his father on Tuesday, October 25. Later, she tells a mysterious caller that it would be a mistake for that person to show up in Salem now and that it would ruin everything she’s worked so hard to accomplish. Brady plays a guinea pig for Sami and Madison on Thursday, October 27, when he helps them test out their new line of men’s line of products. The session turns sexy when Madison turns the heat up and pampers him. Halloween is celebrated at Horton Square on Friday, October 28. Melanie and Abby discover they are wearing the same Halloween costume. Later Chad sneaks up on “Abigail” and gives her a passionate kiss – only it turns out to be Melanie! EJ steals the spotlight from Abe once again and takes advantage of the situation by kissing Nicole. John escapes from house arrest and surprises Marlena at the town square. Will he be discovered?

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The Inside Story: Politics of Love
On Monday, October 24, Daniel asks Jennifer if she would’ve moved in with him if Jack hadn’t shown up. Jennifer refuses to acknowledge “what ifs” because that would also mean she would still be with Jack if he had never been kidnapped. Abe comes by and asks Jennifer to do PR for his campaign. Jennifer is torn because she knows it will take time away from her family. She is touched when Daniel offers to help out. Daniel realizes how deep Jennifer’s feelings for Jack are when she opens up about their nice date. Daniel shows up for his “date night” with Jennifer on Thursday, October 27 but surprises her with an arrangement he made for her to meet with a professional political operative. She can ask him about his work to help decide whether or not to take the job with Abe. Jennifer is grateful but realizes he’s giving up solo time with her. After meeting with the man, Jennifer is excited and tells Daniel she’s going to call Abe and accept the job. Jennifer pulls Daniel close, knowing he made a sacrifice for her. They kiss. On Friday, October 28 Jennifer and Daniel have a fun halloween date. Daniel confides in Melanie how hard this situation has been on him. Jennifer realizes a masked man has been spying on her all night. Thinking it’s Jack, she confronts him but he leaves before she can learn his identity.

A Closer Look: Awkward
Rafe can’t say no to Sami, so they agree to let Austin settle in on their couch on Monday, October 24. Rafe worries about telling the kids he no longer has a job. but Sami bucks him up. Later, Austin spills water all over himself. Sami walks in and they end up on top of each other…just as Rafe enters. Carrie calls Rafe on Tuesday, October 25  and apologizes to him for losing his job. She shares good news with him that she found the clinic worker who will testify that John was at the clinic, not in Paris making an illegal transaction. Carrie is shocked when she learns Sami invited Austin to stay at her place and urges him to move back to the hotel before she comes home. Austin and Sami realize their spouses are justifiably upset about the two of them living under the same roof. Sami slips into the shower with Rafe to make sure he knows he is the only man she loves. Kate and Austin have lunch on Wednesday, October 26. Kate encourages him to look at more than just the evidence against John. She know’s her ex isn’t capable of committing embezzlement. Kate is horrified when Austin tells her he’s staying with Sami. Austin tells her that Sami isn’t the problem – Rafe is. On Friday, October 28 Sami argues with Marlena and Rafe about John’s innocence.

Another Closer Look: Egg Mystery
Bo and Hope manage to get the name of the woman who took Maggie’s eggs: Lillian Parker. Maggie doesn’t recognize the name. Later Melanie sees the name written down and reacts: what is Maggie doing with the name of her grandmother? On Friday, October 28  Bo and Hope receive partial information from a background check – they learn Lillian is deceased and had a son born on December 18th. Melanie overhears and wonders why they are talking about her grandmother. Bo, Maggie, and Hope are all stunned when they realize Daniel is Maggie’s son! Maggie explains to Melanie and the two share a tearful hug when they realize they are related.

B&B PreVUE: Week of October 17 Edition

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( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of October 17, 2011.


Jackie M is rocked when Bridget (Ashley Jones) returns to Los Angeles. Will she stay? Owen and Jackie share a happy reunion. Brooke confronts Steffy about Aspen. Hope vows to get to the truth. Stephanie admires what Stephen and Pam have together compared to her and Eric.

  • Monday, October 17 -  Ridge makes a surprising decision regarding Steffy and Hope; Two families gather together to celebrate a momentous occasion.
  • Tuesday, October 18 - Steffy shrugs off Brooke’s accusations knowing that Bill has her back; Bridget causes upheaval when she returns to town with baby Logan.
  • Wednesday, October 19 - Jackie asks for a substantial favor from Owen; Nick revisits memories of an old flame.
  • Thursday, October 20 - Hope decides to help out a model; Rick offers Eric his support when Eric confides in his son about his relationship with Stephanie.
  • Friday, October 21 - Eric and Jackie’s meeting turns unexpectedly nostalgic; Stephanie gets uncomfortable when Stephen surprises Pam with plans for their honeymoon.

B&B PreVUE: Week of October 10 Edition


( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of October 10, 2011.


Steffy and Liam start a marriage ceremony on top of the mountain. Will Hope be to late?  After hearing Stephanie’s good test results, Eric wants to get intimate with her. Stephanie reacts badly to what he wants. Brooke is forced to choose sides.

  • Monday, October 10 -  Brooke and Taylor reflect on the similarities of their past situation; Steffy and Bill implement their plan to keep Hope away from Liam in Aspen.
  • Tuesday, October 11 - Katie’s marriage to Dollar Bill hits another major bump in the road; Brooke and Taylor argue about the outcome of Liam, Hope, and Steffy.
  • Wednesday, October 12 - Rick receives crucial information from Hope; Ridge causes Brooke’s conviction to waver.
  • Thursday, October 13 - Katie interrogates Bill and questions his intentions; Stephanie is surprised by the romantic dinner for two Eric set up in their living room.
  • Friday, October 14 - Brooke worries when Ridge leaves determined to find out the truth about Steffy and Hope; Eric is confused by Stephanie’s reactions to his suggestions.

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( – - A look at what’s happening on “The Bold and the Beautiful” during the week of October 3, 2011.


Brooke and Katie make it their goal to put an end to Steffy and Liam’s engagement. Bill sends Liam and Steffy to Aspen. After helping Hope track down Liam and Steffy, Rick asks an old friend to find Liam and deliver a message to him. Liam thinks about his relationships with Steffy and Hope. Steffy anxiously tries to get Bill to keep Hope away. Ridge is forced to choose sides between Brooke and Taylor yet again.

  • Monday, October 3 -  Steffy manipulates Hope into questioning her right to Liam’s love; Liam questions his fathers true intentions.
  • Tuesday, October 4 - Bill orders Justin to leak a photo of Steffy wearing Liam’s engagement ring to the public in order to make his point; Ridge walks into a heated argument between Brooke and Taylor.
  • Wednesday, October 5 - Katie calls Bill out on his machinations with Steffy and Liam; Liam and Steffy take a whirlwind trip to a destination known only to Bill.
  • Thursday, October 6 - Steffy and Liam share a romantic kiss in Aspen; Rick shows his brotherly love and sleuthing skills when he assists Hope in tracking down Liam and Steffy.
  • Friday, October 7 - Rick and Bill both use their power of persuasion to manipulate the outcome of the love triangle; Steffy hides the fact that Hope is en route to Aspen from Liam.

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( — You can expect to see at least two reality show stars guest this fall on “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

Real life pilot Jake Pavelka, best known as the star of ABC’s 14th season of “The Bachelor” and season two of “Bachelor Pad,” will reprise his role as the pilot of the Forrester private jet in the coming days. Pavelka announced his reprisal via Twitter in late August.

Pavelka taped his scenes on Tuesday, September 1 and Friday, September 2, which are set to air Thursday, October 6, and Tuesday, October 11. The last time he appeared on “B&B” was in November 2010 alongside Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Forrester) and Adam Gregory (Thomas Forrester). This time the former “Bachelor” will share scenes with Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) and Kim Matula (Hope Logan).

According to TV Guide, Texan model Cassi Colvin, best known for her short run on CBS’ most recent season of “Big Brother,” can be seen this fall on “B&B” when she plays a runway model named Cassi who is involved with Hope Logan’s “Hope for the Future” fashion line. Colvin taped her scenes on September 15, 2011, the day after she appeared on the “Big Brother 13″ finale, and is set to air on Thursday, October 20.

Also look for “Big Brother 13″ winner Rachel Reilly and fiancé/sidekick Brendan Villegas to reprise their drink-serving roles on “B&B” this Halloween in scenes set to air October 28 and 31.

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