This week on The Young and the Restless (January 26 – 30, 2015): Nikki’s drinking escalates, Adam kisses Sage to ease Billy’s worries, Sharon and Nick’s custody battle gets nasty, Victoria takes sides…
Nikki and Victor
Nikki’s drinking escalates to a point where Nikki no longer has any control. Her addiction causes major consequences. Who does Nikki love more? Victor or Booze? When Nikki almost drops Katie at her christening, Nikki uses her MS as an excuse. Of course, she was actually drunk.
Victor believes the stress on him selling the property under the wharehouse district is responsible for Nikki’s MS difficulties. He decides not to sell, removing any worries Nikki has about Dylan.
Victor calls Jill and tells her to bring an offer for Chancellor Industries. There is a fuse on Jill’s first option to buy Chancellor. After that it goes to the highest bidder.
Adam and Sage
Adam won’t correct an error that impacts his relationship with Chelsea. Adam kisses Sage making sure that Chelsea sees. He does so to allay Billy’s fears that Gabriel is stalking Chelsea. News spreads of Gabriel’s girlfriend. Sage is’t happy with Adam’s new purchase – a penthouse. Not only is it int he same building as Chelsea – its right across the hall. Sage is worried Adam is going to compromise her inheritance. Sage tells Adam they need to share a bedroom to make their relationship look real. Adam jokingly suggest that they should also have sex then. Adam ends up in the master suite and Sage takes another room..
Billy finds it odd that Gabe wants Chelsea, not girlfriend, Sage to help decorate the apartment. Gabriel simply notes that Chelsea is a designer. Chelsea thinks there is something strange about Gabriel and Sage’s relationship.
Chelsea also learns that Adam’s death may not have been what it appeared to be.
Billy and Chelsea
Adam buys the penthouse across the hall from Billy and Chelsea.
Ashely has a setback at work. After coming up with the name for their fragerence – Hex – Ashely finds Environmental security at her door. Her lab is being shut down and her products seized.
But the environmental guy brings Ashely’s new fragrance to Victor!
Ashley accuses Victor of being behind the confiscation of her products and shutting down of her lab. Victoria stands up for Victor claiming that Newman also has been developing a new fragerance.
Billy and Abby think Stitch is behind the raid. Ben realizes they think he gave Victoria the formula.
Jack convinced the environmental authorities to return all of Jabot’s lab contents and declare their product safe.
Jill prepares to go to war to get control of Chancellor Enterprises from Victor. Jill is convinced she is fighting this fight for Katherine. When she tells Victor she is going to fight Victor tells her she will go down in grand fashion.
Sharon and Nick
Sharon feels that Nick has forced her to play hard-ball in their custody fight over Faith. She threatens Nick telling him she will obtain a restraining order to keep him away from their daughter if he doesn’t stop trying to coach her.
Nick prepares for their court date while Faith remains determined to have her family back together again.
Nick also learns a secret about Gabriel and Sage (that they are married perhaps?) Sage tells him the marriage is arranged.
Phyllis, Jack and Kelly
Kelly won’t press charges. Christine tells Paul to find a way to nail Phyllis for poisoning Kelly. Phyllis and/or Kelly are close to the edge. Which one goes off the deep end? Paul investigates Kelly’s poisoning and find’s antifreeeze in the Abbott garage he thinks may have been used to poison Kelly.
Phyllis apologizes to Kelly giving her the impression she may be leaving town. Phyllis spies on Kelly.
Kelly rushes to Jack’s to tell him Phyllis confessed. Jack call’s Michael who gets to Phyllis (in the park) before Jack does. Phyllis’ trust in Jack is destroyed when Jack brings her home and Paul arrives moments later to arrest her for attempted murder.
Phyllis asks buddy, Michael, for help.
Victoria and Ben
Ben is furious that Victoria sides with her father over the Jabot fragrance theft. She chose her father over him. His chace to start over is gone since Jabot thinks he gave Victoria the formula.
Victoria tells Victor that she doesn’t want any part of his espionage or treading on toes to get ahead in business. Victoria tells Victor to call off the environmental people or she christens her daughter Katherine Rose Abbott.
Katie’s christening day arrives. Victor turns up despite being asked not to. Nikki, who is drinking, almost drops Katie.
Victoria and Ben come to a decision regarding their relationship. Victoria asks Ben to move in with her. He agrees.
Neil, Hilary, and Devon
Neil asks his wife for the truth. Neil punches Devon
Dylan, Avery and Joe
Dylan and Joe are in a competition for Avery’s love. Dylan has a dark side that comes to the surface. Will it send Avery into Joe’s arms?
Avery plans to get Joe on tape. She visits him in his hotel room wired with the intent of getting the goods on him.
Michael and Lauren
Michael wants Lauren to help him with a bucket list.
The Young and the Restless Comings and Goings (Casting News)
The role of Kyle Abbott has been cast. Look for Australian actor Lachlan Buchanan to step into the role.
Y&R are reportedly trying to find a way to bring Sally Kellerman back to the show. Sally recently portrayed Constance Bingham, Gabriel’s, now dead, Grandmother.
Down the Track on The Young and the Restless:
Victor and Jack’s rivary is a strong as ever, but Victor learns something that could bring Jack down
Victor doesn’t put up a fight when Colin, Jill and Cane try to take back Chancellor Industries.
Adam’s return changes things for many in Genoa City – especially Chelsea who has moved on with Billy…Adam wants his old life back and is determined to have it.
Despite Jack’s rejection and choosing Phyllis over Kelly, Kelly isn’t giving up on love – with Jack. Could Phyllis and Kelly’s competition end up deadly before its over?
Nick and Sage become closer as Nick and Sharon work on a way to move forward as parents of Faith. Sage has secrets, however, and they could cost Nick his daughter.
Neil’s eyesight returns but what is it that he sees? He learns the truth about Hilary and Devon. Niel and his family find themselves in a life threatening situation.
Faith wants her mom and dad together again.
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