Y&R Two Scoops: Two Scoops Archives for 2022
The Young and the Restless opinion columns from 2022
Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provided their own commentary on the action in the Two Scoops column.
Every week, our Two Scoops columnists share their thoughts and opinions in the Two Scoops commentary columns. Those columns are archived to allow fans a chance to make sure that they've read every opinion for every week. This archive features columns written about The Young and the Restless in the 2022 calendar year.
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January 3, 2022
Genoa City certainly saw its fair share of ups and downs over the past year, but it's time to put all that behind us now and look ahead to what could be -- and what we'd like to see -- on The Young and the Restless in the new year. Who would you like to see return? Who deserves a bigger story? Which storylines should take a new direction? Which romances are you rooting for -- and who would you like to see find a new romantic relationship? With each new year comes new hope and new possibilities, so let's make a Y&R wish list for 2022!
January 10, 2022
The Young and the Restless rang in the new year this week, and if these first five episodes of 2022 are any indication of what is to come in 2022, then a lot of Genoa City residents may find themselves having a not-so-happy new year! There were some bright spots, too, of course (hello, Traci!), so keep reading for our writer's full breakdown and review!
January 17, 2022
Does anyone in Genoa City tell the truth? That's not necessarily a rhetorical question, but it's getting harder to tell who is telling the truth. We're firing up the polygraph and giving it a workout in this week's Y&R Two Scoops.
January 24, 2022
The conflict between Devon, Abby, and Chance appears to have been resolved, but has it? Will Devon make more demands in the future? Chelsea and Sally seem to have drawn a line in the sand, but will their animosity destroy their fashion platform? Can Victor stop Ashland in his tracks if Ashland is planning a takeover? Join our columnist, who has a few opinions about the state of affairs in Genoa City, in this week's Two Scoops.
January 31, 2022
This was a week of letting go and saying goodbye on The Young and the Restless. After being rejected by Adam, Chelsea made moves to relocate the fashion division of Newman Media; Michael said goodbye to his job as district attorney; Phyllis contemplated saying farewell to Genoa City; Abby and Chance struggled with letting Devon take Dominic; Noah tried to move on from his feelings for Tessa; and Adam lost control of Newman Media after Victoria purchased the company for Newman Locke. It wasn't all goodbyes, though read on as we delve into all the happenings in Genoa City this week!
February 7, 2022
It appears there are several storms brewing in Genoa City. Victor has once again pitted two of his children against each other, Victor is having Ashland's health issues investigated by Michael, Adam and Victoria are already beginning to lock horns over autonomy, Noah is still mooning over Tessa, and we have Chelsea and Sally baring their claws with each other. Who will weather the storm and have the last laugh? Join our columnist who shares her insights and speculations in this week's Two Scoops.
February 14, 2022
Love and romance took center stage this week on the Young and the Restless with plenty of drama brewing just beneath the surface! Billy and Lily's relationship was strengthened as Billy began to face his mental health issues; Devon, Abby, and Chance worried about Dominic's health (while still finding time for some romance); Chelsea began having romantic thoughts about a new man; Victor schemed to uncover Ashland's secrets, forcing Ashland to confess his latest secret to Victoria; Adam and Sally's personal and professional relationship began to take a turn on Valentine's Day; and... was Rey shot (and abandoned by Chance) during a stakeout?! Join our columnist in breaking down the past week in Genoa City as he determines whether two wrongs can make a right in this week's Two Scoops!
February 21, 2022
The focus this past week seemed to have been on Chance's PTSD, Dominic's blood disorder, and Michael digging around for information about Ashland. Will the fact that Chance froze during a stakeout convince him to seek professional help? If Devon is a 100% match as donor for Dominic, then is he really Dominic's biological father? Can Sally and Adam succeed in thwarting Victoria's plan to fire them? Join our columnist for some possible answers, and perhaps a speculation or two, in Two Scoops for this week.
February 28, 2022
Peter is truly dead, Bailey is truly Bailey, Sonny and Carly are truly divorcing, and Sasha is truly buying drugs again. What a whirlwind of a week of truths on GH! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops.
March 7, 2022
They say you can't always get what you want. Sometimes it's a co-CEO position. Other times it's a reunion with a family remember. Or maybe the perfect family life that you've always envisioned. But sometimes, you get what you need, like a special guest Two Scoops columnist.
March 14, 2022
There were plenty of mysteries unfolding in Genoa City this week as Michael seemingly went missing, Jack searched for answers about Keemo in California, and the conspiracy surrounding Ashland's terminal illness began to unravel. Who is lying to whom? And, better yet, who is lying to themselves? Find out by joining our columnist in examining last week's episodes of The Young and the Restless!
March 21, 2022
"March Madness" is her, and it hit Genoa. Titans are in a head-to-head battle. Victor wants to destroy Ashland while Ashland is crying victim. Can Victor win? Ashland is as strong-willed and has some dirty tricks up his sleeve. Jack searches for answers, and Sally sticks her nose where it doesn't belong. Join our columnist who seeks answers and sticks her nose where it doesn't belong in Two Scoops for this week.
March 28, 2022
Wow, what a roller coaster of a week it has been on The Young and the Restless! Ashland's lies came crumbling down around him, and Jack's mystery texter ended up being his presumed dead ex-wife Diane! Those were the major hits this week, but there was as always plenty of other drama unfolding around town, too! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he dishes on all the latest happenings in Genoa City (and Los Angeles) from this past week!
April 4, 2022
Ashland betrayed Victoria, and Diane betrayed Jack. Ashland's lies were exposed, and Victoria realized he's been deceiving her. Jack received the shock of his life, seeing an undead Diane Jenkins, and Allie feels like a pawn in Diane Jenkins' game. Why has Diane returned? Join our columnist for her opinions, and perhaps a speculation or two, in Two Scoops for this week.
April 11, 2022
There was plenty of scheming afoot this week on The Young and the Restless! Diane plotted to reconnect with Kyle (and Jack?), Victoria plotted her revenge against Ashland, and Ashland plotted to frame Adam for his own misdeeds! In the real world, Kate Linder celebrated her 40th anniversary as everyone's favorite maid Esther Valentine! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines all the twists and turns we were served this week (and what he thinks could be a fun, yet twisted, storyline that Esther might have next)!
April 18, 2022
What game is Diane planning to reconnect with Kyle? Can Ashland's scheme to outsmart Victor succeed, or will he take Adam's deal? Will Sally and Adam's plan to elevate Adam to CEO of Newman Locke succeed? Who will achieve their endgame goals? Join our columnist who has questions, opinions to offer, and perhaps a speculation or two, in Two Scoops for this week.
April 25, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, a beloved character was killed off and there was plenty of blame being thrown around as to why it happened! But that's not all that went down this week join our Two Scoops columnist as he plays "The Blame Game" and dishes on all the other happenings in Genoa City from this past week, too!
May 2, 2022
Y&R just killed a man. Sharon's marriage had just begun, and Y&R has thrown it all away. Kyle knows it's been no bed of roses, no pleasure cruise -- he considers it a challenge that his mother is alive. Ashland has hope even though Victoria thinks nothing really matters. Read on about why Y&R are the champions.
May 9, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, Diane insisted that her plotting to unite Jack with Allie was a gesture of goodwill, Ashland offered Nick a quarter of a billion dollars, and Rey's final act before dying was revealed to be a gesture of goodwill for Mariah and Tessa's wedding. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he gossips about all the generosity being divvied out around Genoa City -- and all the other drama unfolding this week!
May 16, 2022
How many false faces are there in Genoa City? Diane hides her true colors under a calm exterior. Under an innocent exterior, Allie might be hiding her own agenda. Under Ashland's woebegone exterior, he seems to be scheming. Chelsea finally faces her true feelings for Rey, and behind Adam and Sally's smiling faces, they are plotting to take over Newman Enterprises. Who will be unmasked first? Join our columnist for her thoughts on the recent shenanigans in Genoa City.
May 23, 2022
If the past still haunts you... you're not alone. As Tessa and Mariah started their new life together this past week on The Young and the Restless, several other Genoa City couples flirted with the possibility of a future together. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he reviews "Teriah's" Friday the 13th nuptials, the seemingly renewed couplings of Jack and Phyllis, and Nick and Sharon, and a potential new coupling on the horizon -- Noah and Allie (plus, all the other happenings in Genoa City this week)!
May 30, 2022
May sweeps have been a snooze fest of Diane and Kyle with some Ashland thrown in. Will Diane or Ashland receive the redemption they seek, or will they face damnation? Has Esther finally found love? Will Jack be amenable to Summer and Kyle's suggestion to merge Marchetti with Jabot? Will the third time be the charm for Jack and Phyllis. Join our columnist who has some thoughts about what happened in Genoa City this week.
June 6, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, some of our favorite characters just couldn't find it within themselves to show a little restraint -- and one person was even served an actual restraining order! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he issues "restraint orders" for a select few characters while he breaks down all that went down this past week in Genoa City!
June 13, 2022
Things are ramping up in Genoa City with Marchetti relocating its headquarters there, and too many people are lying. Is Ashland still lying to Victoria? Is Victoria lying to herself, or does she have an ulterior motive? Diane seems to be fooling everyone, and Billy has suddenly realized he has been lying to himself. Let's have a look at who is lying in this week's Two Scoops.
June 20, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, the episodes highlighted both the foundation of legacies that continue to be built on the show and the foundations that have already been built by legacy characters that paved the way for what the show is today. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he reflects on this past week (and even the past 40 years!) in Genoa City.
June 27, 2022
It's that time of year when school is ending for the summer and many students are receiving their report cards; so, it seemed like the perfect time to give The Young and the Restless a report card, too. Join our Two Scoops columnist for a half-year review of Y&R as he looks back at the past six months! Did your favorites get all A's, a passing grade, or a Fail?
July 4, 2022
Family dynamics vary between families. Victor rules his family with an iron fist. Jack is allowing Diane to manipulate his family. Chelsea and Chloe, the best of friends, are like family to each other, and they are at a major crossroad. Let's take a peek into Genoa City family dynamics in this week's Two Scoops.
July 11, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, Victoria returned to Genoa City after having left Ashland high and dry (along with his remainder of the 500 million dollars that he got from the Newmans)! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he dishes on all the fallout from Victoria's sudden return to town and all the other happenings in Genoa City this past week!
July 18, 2022
Corporations merging, people changing career paths, and nobody knowing if it's for better or worse. Everyone's looking for greener pastures. In this week's Two Scoops, the focus is on corporate mergers and career changes, which seem to be running rampant in Genoa City.
July 25, 2022
It must be drastic times in Genoa City because this past week on The Young and the Restless was all about characters taking drastic measures! Nikki, Phyllis, and Ashley plotted to get rid of Diane; Adam dumped Sally; and Ashland stalked Victoria! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he reviews all that went down and discusses the potential fallout that is sure to follow.
August 1, 2022
How the mighty have fallen... and can't get up. As Ashland inched more and more toward evil villain instead of your run-of-the-mill bad guy, it seemed inevitable that he would meet his maker. But did Ashland have to die? Maybe so, maybe no. Let's check it out in this week's Y&R Two Scoops.
August 8, 2022
This week on The Young and the Restless, Victor revealed the truth about Ashland's death to Nick! But was Ashland's death truly a murder that needed to be covered up? Join our Two Scoops columnist as he dissects the circumstances surrounding Ashland's final demise, plus all the other happenings in Genoa City this past week!
August 15, 2022
Everyone has a reason for doing the things they do, from covering up a death to protect a loved one to telling a former love a secret. We might think we know the reason, but that's not always the case. And people often don't get the outcome they were hoping for... especially on a soap opera.
August 22, 2022
This past week on The Young and the Restless wasn't the most exciting, but a lot of groundwork was laid for storylines that are simmering and ready to come to a full boil -- and it is certainly going to be a hot end to the summer in Genoa City when they do! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines what went down this past week and where the show is likely headed in the coming weeks and months.
August 29, 2022
Last week, The Young and Restless had a lot of corporate meetings and strategies going on, but some of the citizens were busy exercising their right for some naughty shenanigans. Who will suffer the consequences of their not-so-innocent actions? Join our columnist as she looks at who has been stepping out of line in this week's Two Scoops.
September 5, 2022
The exposé on Diane Jenkins finally dropped online for the world to read this past week on The Young and the Restless! And Diane wasn't the only character who was forced to look back at the long and winding road of their past. Find out what went down as our Two Scoops columnist takes a ride down that road to bring you all the latest gossip out of Genoa City!
September 12, 2022
It appears Chelsea is heading for a major meltdown, and Adam has decided to follow in his mother's footsteps and renounce Victor, yet again. Are Nick and Sally about to start a little something something? Can Nate win Devon over with his ideas, or will there be more tension between them? Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
September 19, 2022
The Young and the Restless certainly strayed from the predictable path this week as they delivered a slew of unexpected liaisons that left viewers surprised (at least, the viewers that don't read spoilers)! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he breaks down all the (somewhat) unexpected drama!
September 26, 2022
Has loyalty in Genoa City flown out the window? Nate is ready to betray his family for what he perceives as the greater good of the company. Victoria is ready to betray Lily, Devon, and Billy for control of Chancellor-Winters, and Victor is on board for that acquisition. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
October 3, 2022
This past week on The Young and the Restless, the groundwork was laid for some major storylines coming up throughout the new fall season! Mystery and intrigue surround two new arrivals in town, two characters received unsettling news, one couple broke up (sort of), and one couple renewed their wedding vows (unaware of the surprise visitor that is about to drop in on their ceremony)! Our columnist breaks it all down for you in this week's Two Scoops!
October 10, 2022
Things have really been jumping in Genoa City this week. It seems everyone wants to be top dog. Victor wants to outsmart Tucker and vice versa, Victoria thinks she can rule the world, Nikki and Phyllis dig deep to expose Diane, Diane thinks she can outsmart everyone, and Nate thinks he can run a conglomerate. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
October 17, 2022
The writers of The Young and the Restless must have had JoJo's 2006 single "Too Little, Too Late" playing on repeat while writing this past week's episodes! Throughout the week, Chelsea, Nate, Tucker, and Adam all received negative reactions to their attempts at trying to make things right with the ones they love. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he breaks down all the drama from this past week in Genoa City!
October 24, 2022
It appears that the citizens of Genoa City all have an agenda. Nikki, Phyllis, Ashley, and Talia are determined to expose Diane and Tucker. Tucker and Victoria have their sights set on acquiring Chancellor-Winters, Nate is determined to blame Devon for all his recent misfortunes, Adam is determined to win Sally back, and Tucker is determined to win Ashley's heart again. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
October 31, 2022
This past week on The Young and the Restless, the Halloween season got off to a somber start as a number of characters began to dig their own graves. Tucker kept secrets from Devon, Diane faced Tucker's wrath after spilling their secrets to Jack, Abby put her marriage to Chance in jeopardy, Victoria had Nick fire Sally from Newman Media, and Chelsea contemplated suicide. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines all that went down during the shocking (and depressing) start to Genoa City's Halloween festivities.
November 7, 2022
Everyone has a breaking point, and this week, our fair town has had a handful of those. Chelsea had a complete emotional break that could have ended tragically, Diane's past in Los Angeles has come back to haunt her, and Nate believes he has done everything he can to make amends with Elena and Devon. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
November 14, 2022
There was no shortage of confessions this past week on The Young and the Restless. Tucker confessed his L.A. secrets to Ashley (at least some of them), Chelsea came clean with Adam, Jill forced a confession out of Lily, Audra dropped a bombshell on Noah, and Devon and Abby didn't even have the chance to confess their sins to Amanda and Chance when they were "caught in the act." Our Two Scoops columnist is here to break it all down for you.
November 21, 2022
There has been quite a bit of fallout in our fair town. Chelsea is slowly recovering from her suicide attempt. Adam is regretting breaking things off with Sally, and he isn't taking it well seeing Nick and Sally together. Diane is trying to cover all her bases after the big reveal about Jeremy Stark, and two relationships have been destroyed after Devon and Abby cheated. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
November 28, 2022
There was plenty to celebrate this week on The Young and the Restless as Diane and Allie enjoyed their first Thanksgiving as part of the Abbott family, Chelsea shared a heartwarming moment with Johnny, Adam proposed to Sally, and Daniel flew back into town like a breath of fresh air! It wasn't all smiles and celebrations, though, because there is always room for some drama during the holiday season. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he serves up all the gossip from Thanksgiving week in Genoa City!