Soap News: GH’s Nurses’ Ball Kicks Off, Cane’s Affair Exposed on Y&R and more!


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— The Nurses’ Ball kicks off this week on General Hospital! There will be a “high-stakes” mystery according to co-head writer Jean Passanante, revolving around “the chimera.” “Jake (Hudson West) becomes a factor in the Nurses’ Ball itself. It all seems pretty innocent — and then it doesn’t. And the thing we are all anticipating is the different factions all realizing that they are following the same thread; Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) and Anna (Finola Hughes), Jason (Billy Miller) and Liz (Rebecca Herbst) and Franco (Roger Howarth) and Jake, and even Emma (Brooklyn Rae Silzer) and Charlotte (Scarlett Fernandez) kind of fall into the chimera’s meaning and purpose. They put together the mystery of the chimera,” says the scribe in the latest Soap Opera Digest.

Mario Lopez will “host” the red carpet with Nina (Michelle Stafford). Look for musical tributes to David Bowie and George Michael, among others.

Meanwhile, Morgan’s death is still in play as Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) investigates Ava’s (Maura West) role in his brother’s death. Expect Lucy (Lynn Herring) to factor into Ava’s secret during the week of the ball.

So, GH fans, do you think Passanante and co-head writer Shelly Altman can successfully craft an umbrella story and mystery this time around? Or will it be another dud?

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— Also this week on General Hospital (City/ABC): Carly (Laura Wright) calls Sonny (Maurice Benard) out on Monday (May 22). Kiki (Hayley Erin) and Dillon (Robert Palmer Watkins) work on their moves. Ava (Maura West) has the best of intentions. Anna (Finola Hughes) looks for answers. Nathan (Ryan Peavey) shares what he can. Jason (Billy Miller) senses the worst on Tuesday (May 23). Michael (Chad Duel) visits Sonny. Scott (Kin Shriner) begs Ava not to tempt fate. Nathan’s evening takes a positive turn. Bobbie (Jackie Zeman) tells a white lie.

Sonny confides in Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) on Wednesday (May 24). Ava gets the worst of it. Valentin (James Patrick Stuart) rebuffs Anna. Charlotte (Scarlett Fernandez) is put in harm’s way. Jake (Hudson West) has a meltdown. Andre (Anthony Montgomery) makes a major discovery on Thursday (May 25). Carly zeroes in on her enemy. Curtis (Donnell Turner) oversteps. Griffin (Matt Cohen) brings Jason up to speed. Nina (Michelle Stafford) has a change of heart.

Jason has a flashback on Friday (May 26). Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) hesitates. Ava is her own worst enemy. Sonny focuses on Carly. Nathan has an admirer. Coming soon: Amy (Risa Dorken) wrestles past demons.

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— This week on The Young and the Restless (Global/CBS): Dina (Marla Adams) turns to Victor (Eric Braeden) for help on Monday (May 22; Canadian episodes listed). Billy (Jason Thompson) scrambles to recover from a scandal. Lily (Christel Khalil) spreads her wings.

Ashley (Eileen Davidson) adopts a new strategy to deal with her family issues on Tuesday (May 23). Noah (Robert Adamson) is suspicious of Tessa (Cait Fairbanks). Abby (Melissa Ordway) keeps a secret.

Nikki’s (Melody Thomas Scott) charade shows its cracks on Wednesday (May 24). Hilary (Mishael Morgan) plots the ultimate revenge! Jack (Peter Bergman) rattles Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) with a prediction about Billy.

The walls close in on Cane (Daniel Goddard) as his night with Juliet (Laur Allen) is exposed on Thursday (May 25). Victoria (Amelie Heinle) makes a tough decision at Brash & Sassy. Nick (Joshua Morrow) and Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) join forces to avenge Adam’s death.

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— This week on Days of our Lives (Global/NBC): Nicole (Arianne Zucker) and Eric (Greg Vaughan) put aside their differences and agree to work together to try to escape on Monday (May 22). Brady (Eric Martsolf) says a heartfelt goodbye to Tate and John (Drake Hogestyn) on Tuesday (May 23).

Deimos’ (Vincent Irizarry) rescue of Nicole is thwarted on Wednesday (May 24). Sonny (Freddie Smith) appeals for Victor’s (John Aniston) support in becoming the next CEO of Titan on Thursday (May 25).

On Friday (May 26), Sonny, Paul (Christopher Sean), Chad (Billy Flynn), Gabi (Camila Banus), JJ (Casey Moss), Lani (Sal Stowers) and Eli (Lamon Archey) find themselves stranded on an island. Ciara (Vivian Jovanni) says goodbye to Salem.

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— This week on The Bold and the Beautiful (CTV Two/CBS): Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) feels confident in her decision on Monday (May 22). Maya (Karla Mosley) and Rick (Jacob Young) ask Nicole (Reign Edwards) and Zende (Rome Flynn) for a favour. On Tuesday (May 23), Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) makes a designer’s dream come true. Nicole learns her one chance to achieve a goal as passed.

Vivienne (Anna Maria Horsford) gives Nicole motherly advice during a time of need on Wednesday (May 24). Maya receives news that puts plans for the future on hold. Sally (Courtney Hope) feels guilty when she learns all that Thomas (Pierson Fodé) lost because of her. Julius (Obba Babatundé) and Vivienne discuss how recent events may affect their family.

Sally tries to bring Ridge and Thomas together. Nicole makes one last attempt to find out if she can conceive on Friday (May 26). Coming soon: Saul (Alex Wyse) is less than thrilled with Thomas’ presence.


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