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Summaries for the Week of December 17, 2018
Maya returned home with news that she and Rick were ending their marriage. After finding the paternity results, Julie fell down the stairs while struggling with Gabi. Mike and Yvonne slipped out of the facility and Marcus demanded Mike be arrested. Nikki was struck by a hit-and-run driver, who turned out to be her grandson Reed.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

What happened the week of December 17, 2018

Maya returned home with news that she and Rick were ending their marriage

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Hope asked Liam if he wanted to be with her or Steffy. Liam claimed that disagreeing with Hope didn't mean he wanted to be with his other family. Hope decided that Taylor wouldn't go anywhere near Hope's daughter, even if it meant her daughter and Kelly couldn't be close. Desperate for Kelly to have a counterpart like Steffy had had in Phoebe, Steffy contemplated adoption. Brooke tried to enlist Bill to help her deal with Taylor. Reese defended Taylor against Brooke and promised to be there for whatever Taylor needed. Maya returned home and announced to Brooke and her parents that she and Rick had decided to get a divorce.

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Days of our Lives

What happened the week of December 17, 2018

After finding the paternity results, Julie fell down the stairs while struggling with Gabi

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Julie discovered the paternity results, and she accidentally fell down the stairs after struggling with Gabi over the evidence. Ciara and Hope butted heads over Ben. Victor fired Chad. Sonny told Will that they had to remain apart in case Leo had them under surveillance. Eric took over Will's apartment lease. Leo implied he had slept with Sonny, and Will punched him. Abigail started the process of divorcing Stefan while she kept Stefan at arm's length. Sarah yelled at Maggie for giving Holly to Chloe. Gabi contemplated smothering an unconscious Julie because she was worried about going to prison. Abigail secured a divorce from Stefan and gave him the papers on Christmas Eve. Kate and Gabi both wrestled with how to tell Chad the truth about his daughter. Julie woke up.

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General Hospital

What happened the week of December 17, 2018

Mike and Yvonne slipped out of the facility and Marcus demanded Mike be arrested

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At Julian's request, Willow stopped by Charlie's Pub to discuss the son that she had given up for adoption to Lucas and Brad. Kristina and Valerie shared a steamy kiss, but Valerie insisted that she didn't have romantic feelings for Kristina. Kristina decided to take Daisy up on her offer for a place to stay. Kim and Drew surprised Oscar with a car for Christmas. Lulu was stunned when Laura confided that Charlotte had been bullying Aiden. Charlotte apologized to her cousin, but she warned Elizabeth and Lulu that others had been tormenting Aiden, too. Cam was arrested for buying marijuana. Cam explained that he had hoped to surprise Oscar with brownies laced with marijuana to help stimulate Oscar's appetite. Sam exchanged emails with the person posing as Linda Black. Nina stopped fighting her feelings for Valentin and agreed to move back into Wyndemere. When Peter recanted his statement, the charges against Liesl were dropped. Peter spent Christmas Eve with his mother. Mike and Yvonne slipped out of the facility, but Margaux found them trying to enter a club and called Sonny. Carly grew concerned by what she saw brewing between Sonny and Margaux, but Jason assured Carly that she had nothing to worry about.

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The Young and the Restless

What happened the week of December 17, 2018

Nikki was struck by a hit-and-run driver, who turned out to be her grandson Reed

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Rey accused Nikki of attempting to influence a police investigation. Victoria and Billy attended the Jabot Christmas party together. Nikki secretly consumed alcohol at the party. Charlie dealt with his breakup with Shauna by drinking beer. Reed invited Charlie to a party but insisted on driving because Charlie had been drinking. Reed hit something while driving in the snow, not knowing it was Nikki. Charlie and Reed arranged to have the car repaired at a shop outside of town. Nikki's loved ones learned that Nikki was in the hospital with serious injuries. Phyllis, Victoria, and Sharon worried that someone was targeting them. Victoria and Nick found out that Nikki had been drinking. Victoria was touched when Billy stepped up to help in her time of need. Reed realized that he'd hit Nikki and grappled with whether to confess. Nate told the Newman family to expect the worst and implored them to find Victor. Kerry hesitated to accept Jack's invitation to Bora Bora, but she eventually did, and they made love. Devon initially rejected Fen, but Ana agreed to produce a track for Fen. Devon was livid when he stumbled upon their secret recording session, but he ultimately agreed to sign Fen. Ana was disappointed when Devon assigned her office tasks instead of letting her produce with him. Kyle arranged a romantic surprise for Lola.

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