BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Taylor advised Thomas that, because Stephanie's inheritance made him majority shareholder of Forrester Creations, he can move the company in the way he wishes. Furious over Thomas' superior attitude, Rick conspired with Eric about stopping Thomas from completing the takeover, but they wound up receiving an ultimatum from Thomas about their lack of support. Caroline had a confrontation with Bill about his manipulation of Hope and Liam. Bill was able to prevent Caroline from revealing his secret to Liam. Hope took advantage of a moment alone with Liam to confess she still loves him and wants him back. Coming: Bill's plans for Liam may not turn out the way he wants.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Brady and Kristen gave in to their sexual tension and made love. Much to Kristen's horror, Marlena witnessed them in the throes of passion, although Brady didn't see her at the doorway. Kristen chose not to tell Brady or John about the tryst and that Marlena saw it. Daniel was devastated after being told the treatment failed, and his tremors can't be controlled. Nicole and Jen each followed Daniel to the cabin, where Jennifer suffered an attack of appendicitis. Will reluctantly went along with allowing Nick to make a commitment to his and Gabi's unborn child. Coming: Eric wrestles with his own demons.
EMILY OWENS, M.D.: Emily was determined to diagnose the condition that caused the hospital's deliveryman to collapse, but couldn't understand his resistance to being treated. When Will and Emily were assigned to care for a sick prisoner, they found it hard to remain professional and not let the man's crimes interfere with their obligation. Dr. Dupre continued to attempt to make peace with Tyra. Coming: Pre-empted by a Muppets holiday special.
GENERAL HOSPITAL: While Robert came up with evidence to show to Anna that would prove his case, Faison and Obrecht plotted about the way to prove to Anna that Cesar and Duke are two different people. John McBain accepted a job with the Port Charles Police Department. Molly had a total freak-out when she became aware her manuscript had been deleted. Maxie defied her mother's wishes that she not serve as Lulu's surrogate. Coming: Patrick gets the shock of his life.
GOSSIP GIRL: Chuck reacted to defeat at the hands of his father by descending on a downward spiral that could crush him, unless Blair can find the solution to his problems. Dan was faced with the difficult choice of whether to publish his expose, knowing it would destroy a close friendship. Coming: Blair does what she must to save her true love.
NASHVILLE: After hearing Teddy's side of the story about Peggy, Rayna was forced to re-evaluate her priorities and decide what's really important to her. Juliette grew closer to Sean. Gunnar risked destroying his musical partnership with Scarlett when he confessed his feelings for her. Avery got an invitation to work with music producer Dominic Wells, while Deacon received a tour offer, but both opportunities carried a price. Coming: Pre-empted by "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012."
90210: Liam told Annie about Vanessa's accident and the blackmail threats he received. Liam accepted Navid's apology about leaking the sex tape. While making big plans for Adrianna's career on his new record label, Dixon discovered her desires had been for more than just music. Naomi hosted a charity lingerie show at the Playboy Mansion. Silver performed a shocking burlesque act at the gala. Coming: How much can Dixon forgive?
ONCE UPON A TIME: As Cora and Hook fiercely competed with Mary Margaret and Emma to get hold of the compass, which can locate the portal to Storybrooke, Regina and Mr. Gold, desperate to keep Cora out, launched a plan to kill anyone entering the portal. In the former fairytale land, Hook met a vengeful Queen of Hearts. Coming: Pre-empted by the holiday special "Prep and Landing."
REVENGE: Daniel's role as presumptive head of Grayson Global faced a challenge when Emily and Aiden unraveled years of deceit and cover-up at the company. The christening of baby Carl brought new concerns to light for Jack and Declan. Nolan was confronted with a skeleton from his own closet. Coming: Pre-empted by the holiday special, "Christmas with Holly."
666 PARK AVENUE: The mysterious Maris Elder hypnotized Jane and sent her back to 1927 in order to find out where the spiral staircase had led her. In the past, Jane discovered her family's dark legacy is entangled with the Drake's history. Gavin pressed Henry about becoming a city councilman, but Henry's bid could be destroyed by the leak of sensitive personal information. A shocking secret was revealed when Sasha's identity was exposed. Coming: Pre-empted by the holiday special, "Christmas with Holly."
VAMPIRE DIARIES: Searching for answers regarding a suspicion about Elena, Damon and Stefan traveled to New Orleans, hoping to find someone who might remember the events of their visit back in 1942. A girls' night with Caroline and Bonnie led to high emotions when Elena revealed shocking news. At Hayley's urging, Tyler confronted Kimberly, one of Klaus' hybrids, and the situation quickly became violent. Damon was faced with a heartbreaking decision. Coming: A special connection to ancient history is revealed.
YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Victor gave Adam details about Jack's use of painkillers and ordered him to use the information against Jack so they can retake Newman Enterprises. Phyllis and Avery noticed Jack's irritable behavior during a meeting and became concerned about him. Sharon was an uninvited visitor to Nikki and Victor's family celebration in their new penthouse. Avery brought Nick to a nightclub and suggested he buy it. Michael encouraged Fen to spend more time with other friends, and invited Jamie over, a pairing that did not please Summer. Coming: Victoria has a long road back.