— Coming up next week on Days of our Lives (NBC/Global): Marlena (Deidre Hall) shares her worries about Eric with Belle (Martha Madison) on Monday (April 25). Jade (Paige Searcy) and Joey (James Lastovic) take their relationship to the next level on Tuesday (April 26).
Victor (John Aniston) and Nicole (Arianne Zucker) seal the deal to bring Deimos (Vincent Irizarry) down on Wednesday (April 27). Belle (Martha Madison) seeks solace in Philip’s (John-Paul Lavoisier) bed while Lani (Sal Stowers) lures an unsuspecting Shawn (Brandon Beemer) to a seedy motel on Thursday (April 28). Belle suggests to Philip that they get married in Las Vegas on Friday (April 29) while Chad (Billy Flynn) makes a deal with Ciara (Vivian Jovanni) — who wants to quit school and work full-time as Thomas’ nanny.
— While leaked awhile back, Freddie Smith (Sonny) will return to Days of our Lives this July.
— Coming up next week on General Hospital (ABC/City): Jason (Billy Miller) and Franco (Roger Howarth) get into an argument on Monday (April 25), while Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) makes a movie that infuriates Sonny (Maurice Benard). Julian’s (William deVry) confession on Tuesday (April 26) has Ava (Maura West) alarmed. A message from Nina (Michelle Stafford) has Franco assuming the worst. Someone is keeping a close watch on Jason and Sam (Kelly Monaco). Carly (Laura Wright) receives advice from a surprising source.
Jason has concerns about his violent tendencies on Wednesday (April 27). Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth) is the object of a flirtatious suitor. Tracy (Jane Elliot) fires Hayden (Rebecca Budig). Michael (Chad Duell) and Sonny clash over Sabrina (Teresa Castillo) on Thursday (April 28). Maxie’s (Kirsten Storms) curiosity about Nathan’s (Ryan Paevey) past gets the best of her. Monica (Leslie Charleson) puts her foot down.
On Friday (April 29), Lucas (Ryan Carnes) and Brad (Parry Shen) discuss the details of their upcoming wedding. Carly doesn’t hide her skepticism about Finn (Michael Easton). Paul (Richard Burgi) makes good on a threat.
— General Hospital’s Laura Wright (Carly) has split from her husband John.
— Soap Opera Digest reports that Rebecca Herbst’s first episode back as Elizabeth airs on May 4. The actress was written out after recent contract negotiations.
— Coming up next week on The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS/CTV Two): Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) calls Katie (Heather Tom) out for her involvement with Dr. Wolin on Monday (April 25). Bill (Don Diamont) wants Quinn (Rena Sofer) to pay for what she’s done on Tuesday (April 26) while Liam tries to woo Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) back into his life.
Quinn makes a shocking decision that may not only impact her freedom, but her life on Wednesday (April 27). Liam (Scott Clifton) comes face-to-face with Quinn for the first time since his escape on Thursday (April 28). Steffy and Wyatt (Darin Brooks) each turn to their fathers for advice.
Nicole (Reign Edwards) tells Zende (Rome Flynn) about her hope for their future together on Friday (April 29) while Julius (Obba Babtundé) infuriates Sasha (Felisha Cooper) when he rebuffs affection.
— Coming up this week on The Young and the Restless (CBS/Global): Dylan (Steve Burton) addresses Nikki’s (Melody Thomas Scott) drinking. Sharon (Sharon Case) talks to Sage (Kelly Sullivan). Victor (Eric Braeden) needles Adam (Justin Hartley). Nikki and Sharon butt heads. Victoria (Amelia Heinle) opens up to Nick (Joshua Morrow). Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) makes Adam an irresistible offer. Sharon takes control of a situation. Jack (Peter Bergman) and Billy (Jason Thompson) call a truce after an unexpected event.
— Guiding Light and As the World Turns alum Tom Pelphrey has joined the cast of Netflix’s latest Marvel series, Iron Fist. Pelphrey and 90210’s Jessica Stroup will play Ward and Joy Meachum, childhood acquaintances of Danny Rand (Game of Thrones’ Finn Jones).
— CBS Daytime has launched a new digital initiative Not Safe For Daytime which features webisodes of original skits, parodies and viral spooks and will star personalities and cast members from America’s number one daytime lineup, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Price Is Right, Let’s Make A Deal and The Talk.
The first two videos were posted on YouTube on Monday (April 18) and feature B&B’s Pierson Fodé in “Bold and Delicious” as well as Y&R’s Joshua Morrow and Steve Burton in “Whisper Challenge – Part 1.” Check them out below. You can also subscribe to the CBS Daytime YouTube channel here.