New writers, cross-overs, and special celebrations.

Get up to date with the latest news from “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” and “The Young and the Restless.”

The Bold and the Beautiful:
While Thomas has been venting to Steffy about how he’s been treated, Quinn startled Eric with her change of mind. When he left town, it was left to Ridge to keep her entertained with booze. Find out what happened in Soaps.com’s The Bold and the Beautiful news room where we have even more video highlights from the past week. Plus, Candace comments on Thomas’ doubts, some hysterical slow motion, and Katie on the alert in her “B&B” blog. And don’t miss how the show is celebrating their 30th anniversary with an epic, on-location shoot in Australia.

Days of our Lives:
There’s been another shake-up at the top as former “GH” scribe Ron Carlivati has been tapped to replace Dena Higley as the head writer for “Days.” Get all of the details in our Days of our Lives news room. Then catch Christine discussing Victor’s strange stance, boring Chabby sex, and Belle coming back to Salem in the newest “Days” blog.

More: Get all of this week’s soap opera spoilers

General Hospital:
Current “Days” star and former Port Charles pill-popper, Greg Vaughan (ex-Lucky) joined Michelle Stafford (Nina) for the latest edition of her Single Mom a Go-Go podcast. Meanwhile, Jacklyn Zeman (Bobbie) can be seen in season two of “Misguided” and Ingo Rademacher (Jax) could be headed back to “GH” full-time. Find out more in our General Hospital news room. And Dustin feels dubious about the hunchback of the WSB, Kiki’s level of ridiculousness, and Olivia dropping like a hot potato in the latest “GH” blog.

The Young and the Restless:
A new Scotty Grainger in on his way to Genoa City. Daniel Hall has been cast in the role of Lauren’s son. In this week’s video, Lauren’s former lover turned up in town and Lauren herself, Tracy Bregman, answered fan questions with “B&B’s” John McCook (Eric). See it all in our The Young and the Restless news room. Finally, Candace deals with Dylan’s departure, the tension between Cane and Lily, and the mess with Billy and Victoria in her latest blog.

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