In the TV Source Podcast’s new Week in Soaps episode for January 14-18, 2019: Mercedes spirals out of control on Hollyoaks; The Young & The Restless becomes unbearable; Laura is sworn in as mayor on General Hospital; Thorne begins his exit story on the The Bold & The Beautiful; Xander gives in to Leo on Days of Our Lives.
Taped: January 20, 2019
Producer: Ryan W.
Judith Chapman returns to Days Of Our Lives on 1/29 as Leo’s mother, Diana Cooper! Will they out a different spin on it, or will this ben Kevin/Gloria Days edition? Speaking of Days, its announced as the most balanced soap while Jacqueline Macinnes Woods tops the episode counts across all four shows. Also look for Ste’s father to return to Hollyoaks.
Mercedes is spiraling out of control in the wake of Russ’ death. She left a sick Nana McQueen unattended, let strange men around her boys and picked up a nasty coke habit. Sylver is doing his best to save her but he’s already at his wit’s end. Joel is back in town and working a soup kitchen while also stealing drug money from Liam. Louis finds out Breda is a murderer but is it too late to save himself?
The Young & The Restless (33:00)
The murder of Hilary and her unborn child, Lily’s prison time and Devon’s poor coping have all turned into a Cane’s man pain. After month of struggling to find anything positive to say about the Bell soap, is it time to take a break until Josh Griffith’s material starts airing?
General Hospital (49:00)
Laura WEBBER is sworn in as mayor. Aiden is revealed to… like baking! Gail’s will is read to Monica, Laura and Scotty but it involves yet another mystery scavenger hunt.
The Bold & The Beautiful (1:13:00)
Ingo is soon out and the writing is on the wall. Bill and Katie are growing closer as Will wants his family to get back together and Thorne feels left out. Sally gave Hope a puppy to make up for her baby that died. Because that makes sense.
Days of Our Lives (1:17:35)
Xander goes gay for pay! This week of Leo and Xander was full of sexual innuendo that lead to a mutual agreement. All while the bad gays work to uncover the truth about Leo’s mom. Some are criticizing Gabi’s stance on whether she feels bad for what she did or not. She told Stefan she wasn’t ashamed but later said she was. We say, why not both?
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