— Coming up this week on Days of our Lives (NBC/Global): Belle (Martha Madison) and Shawn (Brandon Beemer) are still at odds over Claire’s (Olivia Rose Keegan) future on Monday (August 22). Claire and Theo (Kyler Pettis) use her new song to find comfort in the wake of tragedy and come together in a kiss on Tuesday (August 23). Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) hits the booze and pills again.
On Wednesday (August 24), Theresa (Jen Lilley), Brady (Eric Martsolf) and John (Drake Hogestyn) track down the woman who took Tate to Chicago and then manage to get her to confess that Victor (John Aniston) was behind the kidnapping. Ciara (Vivian Jovani) tells Chad (Billy Flynn) that she truly loves him on Thursday (August 25).
On Friday (August 26), Brady returns home for an emotional moment with Theresa. Philip (John-Paul Lavoisier) wants an answer from Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) about the offer he made her.
— Coming up this week on The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS/CTV Two): Quinn (Rena Sofer) is forced to choose between Wyatt’s (Darin Brooks) happiness and her own on Monday (August 22). Liam (Scott Clifton) finds an ally in Thomas (Pierson Fodé) regarding Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) on Tuesday (August 23).
On Wednesday (August 24), an emotional Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) confronts Eric (John McCook) and Quinn about their relationship. Thomas attempts to play matchmaker for his new roommate. Ridge and Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) reveal a plan to their family that they hope will lessen Quinn’s impact on Eric on Thursday (August 25). Bill (Don Diamont) and Katie (Heather Tom) voice their stipulations concerning their divorce.
On Friday (August 26), Bill plans a romantic meeting for Brooke. Thomas takes a break from his family’s drama and spends time with Sasha (Felisha Cooper).
— Aaron D. Spears is back as Justin on August 26.
— Anthony Turpel first airs as a teenage R.J. beginning September 14.
— Coming up this week on General Hospital (ABC/City): On Monday (August 22), Carly (Laura Wright) fires her nanny. Ava (Maura West) comes up with a sinister plan. Liz (Rebecca Herbst) receives a mysterious package. Noami (Robin Ryker) takes Hayden (Rebecca Budig) to dinner and offers advice. Laura and Liz discuss Spencer’s (Nicolas Bechtel) future. On Tuesday (August 23), Morgan (Bryan Craig) and Sonny (Maurice Benard) have a heart to heart. Nelle (Chloe Lanier) helps Sonny and Carly out in a bind. Ava and Liz make an intriguing discovery. Liz turns to Franco (Roger Howarth) for support. Kevin (Jon Lindstrom) and Laura (Genie Francis) go on a date.
On Wednesday (August 24), Molly (Hayley Pullos) attempts to broker peace between Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and Kristina (Lexi Ainsworth). Alexis is caught in an unfavourable position. Finn (Michael Easton) and Obrecht (Kathleen Gati) have it out. Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) and Lulu (Emme Rylan) receive devastating news. Carly and Nelle grow closer on Thursday (August 25). Jordan (Vinessa Antoine) and Alexis have a heated conversation. Laura’s discovery does not go ever well. Sonny confronts Alexis about her behaviour.
Franco enlists Kevin’s help in getting a job on Friday (August 26). Ava worries about the fate of her brother. Laura is crystal clear with Hayden. Liz grapples with a big decision. Hayden’s day goes from bad to worse.
— Ashley Jones returns as Parker on August 26.
— This week on The Young and the Restless (CBS/Global): On Monday (August 22; Canadian episode) Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) and Victor (Eric Braeden) team up to protect their family. Chloe (Elizabeth Hendrickson) lowers her guard around Kevin (Greg Rikaart). Nick (Joshua Morrow) makes a pledge to Adam (Justin Hartley).
On Tuesday (August 23), Jack (Peter Bregman) wooes Phyllis (Gina Tognoni). Hilary (Mishael Morgan) discloses a secret about Neil (Kristoff St. John). Victoria (Amelia Heinle) opens put to Billy (Jason Thompson). Adam is caught off guard on Wednesday (August 25) as Summer (Hunter Hayley King) and Luca (Miles Gaston Villaneuva) commemorate their engagement. Daniel (Michael Graziadei) returns to Genoa City!
On Thursday (August 25), Victor makes an extreme sacrifice. Summer must choose between Luca and her family. Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) faces with an unexpected problem.
— Jerry Douglas (John Abbott) returns on Friday, September 23 (Canadian air date).
— Check out photos leading up to and including Y&R’s 11,000th episode here.