(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — A look at what’s happening on “The Young and the Restless” during the week of August 15, 2011.
THIS WEEK ON: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
Katherine does what she wants when she decides to regain complete control of Jabot on Monday, August 15. On that same day, Nina and Paul both admit how much they miss one another’s friendship. Kevin has a shoulder to lean on when Lauren comforts him after his break-up with Chloe. Despite still being attracted to Cane, Lily and Daniel take their friendship to the bedroom and have sex. On Wednesday, August 17, Sam meets with Phyllis to get some help in regards to Sharon, and on Friday, August 19, Avery has some questions for Adam regarding the evidence he was supposed to have.
The Inside Story: The Usual Suspects in the Hot Seat
Kyle wants to know from Jack who disliked Diane. Jack tries to comfort his son, but he wants to see where she was killed. Some time later, while in Diane’s room, Ronan questions Jack and Kyle. Kyle comments on the strange pillows in Diane’s room, stating that he’s never seen those before while Diane was staying there. After Ronan is done with his questions, he leaves Jack and Kyle alone. Kyle admits to him that he knew that they were looking for his Harvard ring, so he hid it from them. Meanwhile, Michael wants to take on the responsibility of organizing a funeral for Diane. All suspects and very few friends attend the funeral but keep their words of distain of Diane on pause for Kyle’s sake. With the funeral underway, Michael is peeved to see Adam showing up. Lauren quickly tells her husband that she suggested that he come. Another unwanted guest arrives: Ronan. During the service, Jack, Michael and Victor each take to the front of the church to speak on Diane; each coming up with what a good mother she was to Kyle. When the service ends, Kyle is taken out of the church and Ronan immediatel get the ball rolling by talking on the incriminating evidence he’s found so far in the investigation. Each person possible of the crime soon start to point the finger at others. Later on, Abby manages to overhear Michael discussing the key found in Diane’s mouth, with Victor. She starts to panic that the key could be the one to unlock the video confession she made. She soon finds herself talking with Ashley and is gleeful when her mother tells her that she and Tucker aren’t together. Her mood soon sours, however, when she tells her daughter that while they are not together, their marriage isn’t over. Abby lashes out and says that for all they know, Tucker to be the one that did Diane in. She takes it a step further by going to Ronan and spilling the beans on Tucker. Ronan is interested when she tells him about the rash he has been trying to cure with calamine lotion. When Ronan is done listening to Abby, he soon goes to over to talk to Tucker, who quickly lies about his rash. When Ashley learns that Abby was the one that threw Tucker under the bus, she and her daughter have it out. While everyone is busy to cover their tracks, the mysterious person continues to play mind games with those Diane texted. Nick continues to be nervous as to who could be the one that has the recording of him threatening Diane. Ashley, on the oher hand, receives a photograph of Diane and her at the bridge. As for Phyllis, Deacon makes it known that he has the goods on her. He reveals that he saw her that night chasing after Diane through the park. He happily admits to an annoyed Phyllis that he is blackmailing her: he wants them to go out. As Phyllis is dealing with Deacon, Nick and Ashley slowly start to draw closer to one another regarding who’s toying with them.
A Closer Look: Genevieve Continues to Pull Colin
Colin, tired of fighting with Genevieve, heads over to her house, regquesting that the two of them form a truce of sorts. He points out that they needs to salvage their already damaged reputations due to their constant public fights. The two soon find themselves getting into yet another argument and the argument turns to passion when they have sex with one another. Afterward, Colin refuses to believe that it meant anything to him, causing Genevieve to become infuriated. After leaving, Colin goes right over to Jill’s to bed for another chance with her. To prove that he loves her and only her, he tells Jill that he is divorcing Genevieve. Not believing him, Jill calls him out on his latest omission. In an effort to win her over, he calls his wife to tell her it’s over. Not wanting him to get the last word, Genevieve tells Colin he’s not going to dump her but she’ll do it to him. Getting off of the phone with him, she trashes her room. Once she cools down, Genevieve takes herself over to Jill’s house, determined to make her next move.
What To Watch
- Paul is puzzled when Kay doesn’t want to keep Tucker in the loop regarding his son
- Nick and Phyllis continue to draw suspicion to themselves
- Lily continues to keep Cane at bay, but lets Daniel get closer to her
The Young and the Restless News and Headlines
- Peter Porte has been cast as Paul and Isabella’s son, Ricky Williams. Porte’s first air date is Tuesday, September 13
- Genie Francis has another project in the works and will briefly depart the show but will return
- Debbi Morgan is joining the cast of the show. Her slated air date is to be sometime in September
Y&R ALERTS: WEEK OF AUGUST 22, 2011
- Someone in Genoa City has a connection to the new D.A., Avery
- It’s another round for Tucker and Katherine over Jabot
- Lily and Daniel continue to get closer, but Cane isn’t giving up
Y&R ALERTS BONUS: SUMMER 2011
- Genevieve will head out of town for a little while
- A new lady comes into Neil’s life
- While Lily tries her best to cut Cane out of her life, it’s obvious that love is still there for the two of them
- Reconciliation could be thwart by new issues for Victoria and Billy
- By Thanksgiving, several romances may come back into bloom
- Adam continues to be a problem for Sharon
- Genevieve plays herself in the middle of Jack and Victor’s latest battle