ALL MY CHILDREN: With five years having passed in Pine Valley, David returned to avenge the death of someone he loved. Pete saw something that would have widespread repercussions. An ex-con learned who helped him. Jesse received big news. Cara feared the truth would come out. Dixie sat vigil for a loved one. A.J. helped Miranda out of a tight situation. Coming: After-effects of a tragic loss.
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Taylor began to question Eric's loyalty when he unexpectedly defended Brooke over her. During a routine medical checkup, Brooke received shocking news, and turned to Eric for comfort. Caroline launched a scheme to win back Rick and had no regret about hurting Maya in the process. With Caroline's actions in play, Maya began to feel uneasy. Donna learned damaging information about one of her sisters that she wished wasn't true. Bill set out to prove to Katie that he's committed to his marriage. Coming: Hope needs to move on.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Sami snuck into Nick's room and took what she needed to save Will, as well as the money Nick owes Vargas. As Nick panicked, Gabi threatened to leave Nick if he doesn't reveal what he's hiding. When Nicole threatened to tell Eric that Vargas is up to no good, he retaliated by vowing to tell Eric about Nicole's feelings. Brady stunned Kristen with his plan to give her a child through adoption. Kate broke up with Rafe to protect him from Stefano. EJ asked Justin to help him bring down Stefano. Someone broke into Jen's house. Coming: Nick becomes increasingly desperate.
GENERAL HOSPITAL: Wanting Liz in his life permanently, Nikolas found out where AJ was taking her and booked the same hotel. After having memory flashes, Lulu agreed to go to a checkup with Maxie. When Ellie tried to tell Spinelli what she found in Maxie's medical files, Maxie grabbed the phone and told him about Ellie's illegal actions. Sonny and Shawn found themselves at gunpoint when they forced their way into Morgan's dorm room. Patrick overheard Sabrina confront Britt about her foul play. Coming: Sonny is determined to save Morgan.
NASHVILLE: Deacon had a strong reaction when Liam invited Rayna to run away with him to finish her album. Stacy made an accusation that was hard for Deacon to deny. The rift between Juliette and her mother widened when Jolene suspected Dante of cheating. Teddy confronted Peggy about the leaks. Tandy proposed a new alliance to Coleman. Avery and Scarlett reconnected. Coming: Gunnar may become the odd man out again.
90210: Jordan called in a favor from his mother to help Mark, but in return was forced to end his relationship with Naomi. Annie had to deal with the betrayal Liam felt from being used in her book. Michaela caught Navid and Adrianna in an intimate moment. Coming: The series finale ties up lots of loose ends.
ONCE UPON A TIME: The first episode of the two-part season finale revealed a long-standing connection between Hook and Baelfire that reached far away, to Neverland. In Storybrooke, Neal didn't realize that his fiancee, Tamara, had evil intentions, and was conspiring with Owen in a way that could permanently alter the town. Coming: To help a loved one, Emma must take a long journey.
ONE LIFE TO LIVE: The residents of Llanview were shaken by events at Shelter's premiere. Todd tried to understand Dani, who he hadn't seen for a year. Tea explained what happened with her baby, as Todd tried to make amends. Nora attempted to convince Matthew to take responsibility for his actions. With her and Viki's feud still burning, Dorian took steps to protect herself. Coming: Todd has a lot to make right.
RED WIDOW: On the season finale, Marta asked Andrei and Luther to help her kill Schiller, whom she believes murdered her husband. Marta approached Alexandra to take over Schiller's drug trade. A remorseful Irwin told Kat he wants to make up for the damage he's done. Coming: "Red Widow" is not expected to be renewed.
REVENGE: Emily once more became Daniel's fiancee as the way to advance her next move, but the re-engagement caused turmoil for Aiden. Jack discovered more than he wanted to know. Conrad resorted to desperate measures when his ratings slipped following Victoria's shocking television interview. Coming: On the season finale, the thirst for revenge exacts a high price.
SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER: Amy's frantic search for her missing wedding bands led her to Ben, who naturally advised her to break up with Ricky. George and Kathleen's romantic dinner was interrupted by an uninvited guest. Mrs. Stone confronted Grace about her relationship with Jack. A chance meeting with Danica McKellar changed Ethan's mind about algebra. Coming: Amy feels pressure from all sides.
SMASH: When an unexpected crisis affected someone involved with both "Bombshell" and "Hit List," the cast of both shows bonded together to get through the shattering event. Coming: Julia has to make a life-changing decision.
VAMPIRE DIARIES: Damon and Stefan appealed to a surprising source for backup when Elena called their bluff and still refused to turn her humanity back on. Caroline's attempt to intervene backfired. Matt gave Rebekah advice about her life choices, and in return she offered help to him. Caroline had a confusing and dangerous encounter with Klaus. Katherine became suspicious when Bonnie made her an offer she promised would benefit both of them. Coming: Could it be too late to change Elena's mind?
YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Before undergoing surgery, Katherine asked Cane to take over Chancellor Industries, if she can't return to work, a decision that infuriated Jill. Michael called Lauren and heard a man's voice in the background. Questioned by Leslie about Rose, all Gus would say was that it was something he messed up long ago. Avery confronted Dylan and suggested that he leave town because he's affecting her relationship with Jack. Summer acted sexy during her photo shoot with Mason, hoping to get Kyle's attention. Coming: Leslie won't let the past remain hidden.
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David returns to Pine Valley to avenge a death
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