The bleak, the intriguing and the tea party.

Take a minute to get filled in fast with all of the latest news from “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” and “The Young and the Restless” from Soaps.com.

The Bold and the Beautiful:
Kim Matula is coming back to “B&B” as Hope. Meanwhile, Felicia may not be dead, but it sure looked like she was a few years ago. Can you remember what she said before apparently passing on? Find out by voting in our Throwback Thursday poll. Then catch up on the latest action with a few video highlights of the week before reading up on the show’s new director, Shelley Curtis. Plus, Candace talks about this week’s amusements and abject horrors in her Deconstructing “B&B” blog in Soaps.com’s The Bold and the Beautiful news room.

Days of our Lives:
Hope doesn’t always kill her enemies, sometimes she just smacks them. Try to remember the details around when she hit Billie in our Throwback Thursday poll. Meanwhile, Greg Vaughan (Eric) has joined the cast of “Queen Sugar” while Blake Berris (Nick) turned up on “Supergirl” this week. Christine ponders how bleak things are in Salem in her Deconstructing “Days.” Read it in Soaps.com’s Days of our Lives news room.

General Hospital:
Maurice Benard (Sonny) stopped by “The Dr. Oz Show” this week to discuss his bipolar disorder and Soaps.com had exclusive details. Relive a little of his character’s tumultuous past in our Throwback Thursday poll about one of the many Brenda and Sonny reunions in Port Charles. Plus, Oprah catches up with Kristina Wagner (Felicia) and Dustin seriously doubts that Ava will change her ways in his Deconstructing “GH” blog. Get all of the latest news in Soaps.com’s General Hospital news room.

The Young and the Restless:
You can catch Max Ehrich (Fenmore) in a very different role on the Hulu series “The Path.” Meanwhile, Burgess Jenkins (Billy) has been shooting “The Reason” in Georgia and Kate Linder (Esther) will be joined by Sean Carrigan (Stitch), Melissa Ordway (Abby), Robert Adamson (Noah), and Camryn Grimes (Mariah) for her OpportuniTeas Calgary High Tea. Revisit Drucilla’s troubled life in our Throwback Thursday poll about how Lillie treated her. Finally, though almost nothing makes much sense in Genoa City, Candace still found something to be intrigued by in her Deconstructing “Y&R.” There is all of that and more in Soaps.com’s The Young and the Restless news room.

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– Matt Purvis