The Young and the Restless Two Scoops | 2023

The Young and the Restless opinion columns from 2023
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Love a storyline? Want to throw the remote at the screen during others? Our Two Scoops columnists feel the same way. Each week, they provide 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 2023 calendar year.

To access columns from other years or to review columns for other soaps, please see the Related Information links at the bottom of this page to access a specific year. Or to view a listing of all years for which columns are available, simply click here.

Y&R Two Scoops (Week of January 2, 2023)
January 2, 2023
Let's look back on the shenanigans in Genoa City during the year and look at the best and worst for 2022. There have been alliances, breakups, betrayals, and mental health issues. We had heroes and villains and a few twists and turns in some of the storylines. Join our columnist for her opinions of this year's characters.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of January 9, 2023)
January 9, 2023
The New Year is here, and with it comes a whole new slew of dilemmas for our favorite Genoa City denizens to fret over! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he breaks down all the drama that played out during the first week of 2023 on The Young and the Restless!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of January 16, 2023)
January 16, 2023
A new year has begun, and no one in Genoa City is happy. Billy and Lily broke up, Abby and Chance divorced, Adam is jealous that his ex-wife is spending time with Billy, Devon has severed ties with Tucker, Summer and Kyle face a rocky road because of Diane, and Chancellor-Winters is a mess because of Nate, Tucker, and Audra. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of January 23, 2023)
January 23, 2023
It's hard to trust anyone in Genoa City these days! Jack and Diane conned a con man (and Chance and Nikki). Sally came clean with Nick about her pregnancy (but forgot to mention Adam may be the father). Victor plotted with Kyle to get Adam fired -- but what does Kyle want in return?! And has Devon really been betrayed by Lily, or is he betraying her? Join our Two Scoops columnist as he breaks it all down (and more)!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of January 30, 2023)
January 30, 2023
Genoa City has had a whole lot of shaking going on this week. Victor is back in his manipulation game, Tucker has his sights set on acquiring Daniel's game platform for his company, Phyllis has made an unauthorized pitch to Nate about Daniel's project, Devon has threatened a lawsuit against Lily and Jill, Sally hasn't told Nick that Jill canceled their meeting, and Jack and Diane have consummated their relationship. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of February 6, 2023)
February 6, 2023
As January came to a close and February Sweeps began this past week, The Young and the Restless gave viewers plenty to talk about -- but will the show deliver the high drama fans are craving during the month of love?! Or will some intriguing new stories dry up just as soon as they start to get juicy? Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines the latest happenings in Genoa City and muses about the Sweeps month ahead of us!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of February 13, 2023)
February 13, 2023
Diane has wasted no time trying to insinuate herself into the Abbott family by asking for a promotion to Marchetti Home, Lily and Devon's contentious war continues, Victoria wants to own Tucker and his company, Sally is waiting for the paternity results, Nick defends Sally to Jill, and Nate's ego knows no bounds. Join our columnist for her views and opinions in Two Scoops for this week
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of February 20, 2023)
February 20, 2023
Happy Valentine's Day? There were some romantic moments on The Young and the Restless, but the focus for the V-Day holiday (or should we call it D-Day this year?) seemed to be on couples that are arguing, ruined, or doomed. Whether it was romantic or familial relationships that were facing hardships in Genoa City this past week, our Two Scoops columnist has all the latest Valentine's gossip!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of February 27, 2023)
February 27, 2023
The results are in... and there's a new Two Scooper in town. Find out what she thinks of the paternity test results, the Winters family feud, Jack and Diane, and bored room storylines.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of March 6, 2023)
March 6, 2023
The backstage happenings at Y&R this past week were almost as dramatic as the show itself! Just as Y&R fires their "breakdown" writing team and the series sets a new course for 2023, so, too, have many of our favorite Genoa City denizens begun to set a new course in their own drama-filled lives. Indeed, a new day has come -- and our Two Scoops columnist is here to break it all down for you!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of March 13, 2023)
March 13, 2023
Diane dreams of being adored, Phyllis hits the pavement with her face, Summer spins a web for Sally, and Tucker just may redeem himself yet. How can you tell when anyone in Genoa City is telling the truth and when they're just trying to get rid of the competition? You read the Two Scoops commentary, obviously!.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of March 20, 2023)
March 20, 2023
March Madness can certainly be maddening! The Young and the Restless was cut short by two episodes this past week due to preemptions on Thursday and Friday for the NCAA March Madness Tournament. However, Y&R made up for the shortage by packing lots of drama into the three episodes that did air. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he provides a play-by-play on all the games being played in Genoa City. Who will come out on top?
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of March 27, 2023)
March 27, 2023
Ball gowns and arbitrations, masks, blasts from the past, and hidden agendas. Genoa City's Bicentennial Gala is filled with intrigue. Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of April 3, 2023)
April 3, 2023
The Young and the Restless rang in their 50th anniversary in style this past week when a slew of familiar faces returned for Genoa City's Bicentennial Masquerade Gala. And there was certainly no shortage of drama at the festivities! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he highlights all the best moments (and the most glaring omissions) from Y&R's golden jubilee.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of April 10, 2023)
April 10, 2023
Red is dead, or so the citizens of Genoa City believe. Will she be able to find redemption on the other end of this cruel hoax? Let's ponder in Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of April 17, 2023)
April 17, 2023
Phyllis and Jeremy's plan to frame Diane for Phyllis' "death" came to fruition this past week on The Young and the Restless -- and the fallout has left the rest of Genoa City reeling. But, now full of regret, is Phyllis really better off "dead"? Diane certainly may have been better off staying "dead"! Join our Two Scoops columnist for his take on the Phyllis/Diane drama -- and all the other happenings in Genoa City this past week.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of April 24, 2023)
April 24, 2023
Phyllis is in a bloody tracksuit, Jeremy is dead, Lily kissed Daniel, Kyle bickers with Billy, and Jack is throwing chairs. It's an emotional week in Genoa City! Let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of May 1, 2023)
May 1, 2023
Terms of bereavement (not to be confused with terms of endearment) are words or phrases used to address or describe a period of grief or mourning after a death. But this past week on The Young and the Restless, characters were proving that actions speak louder than words as the fallout from Phyllis' "death" continued to impact the citizens of Genoa City -- including Phyllis herself! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he delves into the psyches of your favorite Y&R characters.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of May 8, 2023)
May 8, 2023
Summer can't keep a secret, Tucker has pillow hair, Diane's back home but with ankle jewelry, and we remember Neil Winters -- let's discuss in this week's Two Scoops
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of May 15, 2023)
May 15, 2023
This past week on The Young and the Restless, Daniel got a call from an unknown number and assumed his mother, Phyllis, had finally called to let him know she was alive. But was that really Phyllis? Daniel may regret not screening his calls with a request that the caller "dial M for Mother" before he spilled Phyllis' big secret to the mystery caller. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines Daniel's foolish faux pas and all the other mama drama happening around Genoa City.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of May 22, 2023)
May 22, 2023
The word is out that Phyllis is alive, but not everyone in Genoa City believes the story. Nate and Victoria blew up Elena's world, Nana Sharon babysits Aria, Devon becomes a Winters, and so much more in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of May 29, 2023)
May 29, 2023
It was a week full of intrigue in Genoa City as the foundations for some new mysteries were built and Y&R geared up for their summer storylines! How far will Nate and Audra go to move up the corporate ladder? Are Ashley and/or Tucker plotting a coup at Jabot? Has Chance found the evidence he needs to prove that Phyllis is alive? And who is Sharon's mystery stalker that is sending her ominous gifts? A killer reveal at the end of the week solved one of these mysteries already, so join our Two Scoops columnist as he discusses that shocking Friday cliffhanger and all the other drama from the past week on Y&R!
GH Two Scoops (Week of June 5, 2023)
June 5, 2023
Josslyn is on a mission, Nina has a plan, and Victor had a few parting shots. Will Valentin and Laura find Nikolas -- or Jason -- in Chechnya? Did someone tamper with Trina and Curtis' DNA test? It's time to check in with this week's Two Scoops of final requests and secret plots.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of June 12, 2023)
June 12, 2023
This past week on The Young and the Restless, there were some horrifying discoveries, shocking revelations, and carefully crafted lies that left many Genoa City denizens speechless! But our Two Scoops columnist has plenty to say about it, so keep reading for his breakdown of all the drama and sinister twists we were served!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of June 19, 2023)
June 19, 2023
What happens when guest columnist Dan J Kroll takes a stab at writing the Two Scoops column for The Young and the Restless? Mayhem, mischief, a few puns, and a whole lot of opinions break out.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of June 26, 2023)
June 26, 2023
This past week on Y&R, Cameron's reign of terror ended as quickly as it began (but not as quickly as Sally's pregnancy scare). Did you miss a moment? If so, you missed a lot -- but is that a good thing or a bad thing? Join our Two Scoops columnist as he examines the blink-and-you'll-miss-it storylines we were just served and discusses whether this type of storytelling is the best route for Y&R to take. And, of course, he'll be serving the gossip on all the other happenings in Genoa City this past week, too!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of July 3, 2023)
July 3, 2023
Will Abby and Devon choose the mansion or the penthouse? Oh, what a tough dilemma! Will Kyle pick his flawed wife or the scheming floozy he took to bed? Will Billy land on Team Ashley or Team Jack? Will Lauren ever see the sexy skit Michael had planned for her? Or ever get those chocolate-covered strawberries?
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of July 10, 2023)
July 10, 2023
It must be summer because Genoa City is on fire -- literally! Sharon set aflame Cameron's belongings, Tucker and Ashley put their plan in motion to burn Jabot down to kindling for their new company to gather, and Kyle lit a match to what was left of his marriage to Summer by doubling down on his "affair" with Audra. Take in the summer heat as our Two Scoops columnist breaks down all the hot drama coming out of The Young and the Restless!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of July 17, 2023)
July 17, 2023
No need for any further disguises, Phyllis has finally turned herself in. And Michael went to Singapore to save Gloria -- wait, what?!? Let's discuss this and other weirdness in this week's Two Scoops
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of July 24, 2023)
July 24, 2023
This past week on The Young and the Restless was all about our favorite Genoa City residents "laying down the law" -- some more literally than others. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he dishes on Sharon bedding Chance, Victor taking back control of his companies, Phyllis' legal (and personal) woes, and the newest love triangle that's quickly catching fire -- Audra, Kyle, and Summer!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of July 31, 2023)
July 31, 2023
Jack and Diane tie the knot, and Billy fakes a fight with Jack, or is it fake at all? Phyllis and Lauren scheme to dig up dirt on Tucker, and Ashley is mad all the time. Let's discuss this and much more in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of August 7, 2023)
August 7, 2023
The love lives of a number of Genoa City residents have just become much more tangled. Who will end up with whom? Which are the best pairings? And what other drama went down on this past week's episodes of Y&R? Join our Two Scoops columnist as he discusses this new "love octagon" that's brewing like a storm around Genoa City -- and everything else you need to know!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of August 14, 2023)
August 14, 2023
It's been a wild 2023 so far in Genoa City! Faith was nearly blown to bits, Phyllis got a tearful memorial service but wasn't dead, Elena discovered Nate and Victoria were having afternoon delight at the office, Tessa and Mariah became moms, and sadly, Sally did not. This and so much more as we discuss 2023 in this week's Two Scoops!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of August 21, 2023)
August 21, 2023
Schools are just beginning to open back up for fall semester, but our Two Scoops columnist is not wasting any time when it comes to handing out report cards! Don't miss this week's special column as all of Genoa City's residents (and visitors) in 2023 receive a spot on Y&R's 2023 Midterm Report Card! Is your favorite character an ''A+ All Star'' or a ''2023 Flunk Out''? Which storylines got all A's, a passing grade, or a Fail? Find out in this week's Two Scoops column!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of August 28, 2023)
August 28, 2023
The merged Newman Media employee list sets up months' worth of romantic, sexy time triangles for lovers old and new. Have the Newman brothers missed bedding any of the women in town? Yes, but there is still time.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of September 4, 2023)
September 4, 2023
In grapeo chokitas. It doesn't flow off the tongue like in vino veritas, but it will have to do. The Newmans are infighting. And when a grape declared war on Ashley, she found an unlikely savior. Could the simple grape be the bringer of world peace? Probably not, but it won't stop a little playful imagination in this Two Scoops commentary.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of September 11, 2023)
September 11, 2023
The shakeup at Newman left everyone's heads spinning. Who will be sitting in which seats when the dust clears? Will Audra and her part-time lover be able to keep their affair a secret, or will it all blow up in their faces? We will cover this and so much more in this week's Two Scoops
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of September 18, 2023)
September 18, 2023
Sometimes soaps create a sort of fuzzy logic, and viewers aren't quite sure what's going on. That's not always a bad thing. Audra and Tucker's maybe-partnership falls under the good heading. Lucy's potential parent trapping? Well, that's more complicated.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of September 25, 2023)
September 25, 2023
Sometimes real-life drama overtakes fictional drama. This is one of those weeks as Two Scoops covers both the sad truths and the silly fiction of this week in Genoa City.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of October 2, 2023)
October 2, 2023
Genoa City was rocked by a blast from the past when Mamie returned to town with a big secret. Our Two Scoops columnist Vance is back writing the column this week, just in time to celebrate Mamie's return ­ and, of course, to gossip about all the other happenings from this past week on The Young and the Restless!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of October 9, 2023)
October 9, 2023
Mamie is back, and so is Jill. Will they both give us a thrill? Jack and Diane will say vows again, but the real question is, will Phyllis bust in?
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of October 16, 2023)
October 16, 2023
What's in a name? Turns out, a lot! This past week on Y&R: Diane became an Abbott (again); Tucker was falsely(?) named as Mamie's business partner; Nick named Adam as the reason for his breakup with Sally; Victor confused his sons' names (but was it a mistake?); plus, is Nikki's new assistant being truthful about her real name?! Read on as our Two Scoops columnist breaks down the latest Genoa City drama!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of October 23, 2023)
October 23, 2023
Who will control Jabot? Who will control Newman? Who will control Chancellor-Winters? The corporate merry-go-round spins again. The Newman brothers like the same girl. Again. Also, Danny and Phyllis have a fruit salad picnic! Let's discuss it all in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of October 30, 2023)
October 30, 2023
Trick or treat? There was plenty of each this past week on The Young and the Restless, so why not have both? Tricksters aplenty have been plotting (against their own families!) and viewers were given a few storyline treats (especially Adam and Sally fans). As Halloween approaches in Genoa City, our Two Scoops columnist has everything you need to know about this past week on Y&R.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of November 6, 2023)
November 6, 2023
As The Young and the Restless celebrated 40 years of Christine, Genoa City skipped over Halloween. Christine and Phyllis might want the same man. Billy and Kyle want the same job. Victor is unwell... or perhaps just a liar. And why do Y&R's single women seem to disappear, perhaps in the belly of a whale?
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of November 13, 2023)
November 13, 2023
This past week on The Young and the Restless, several characters made life-altering decisions for seemingly no other reason than wanting to make a change in their (suddenly) mundane lives. Join our Two Scoops columnist as he discusses the impact their decisions had on the rest of Genoa City -- and what the fallout could mean for the future of B&R -- er, Y&R! Whether you consider yourself to be a bored troublemaker or part of "the rest of us" that are usually left to manage all the manifested drama, this column is for you!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of November 20, 2023)
November 20, 2023
It's been a wild ride on The Young and the Restless this year -- fake deaths, marriages that end the day after the wedding, pretending to have dementia, and infighting at every business in town! Let's unravel it all in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of November 27, 2023)
November 27, 2023
The Young and the Restless only aired three episodes during the Thanksgiving holiday week, and, like most Thanksgivings around the country, there was no shortage of drama going around as families in Genoa City gathered together. But the Newman family, in particular, are on a collision course for what is sure to be their most memorable (and most dramatic) Thanksgiving holiday yet! Join our Two Scoops columnist as he dishes on Thanksgiving in Genoa City.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of December 4, 2023)
December 4, 2023
A dead baby is possibly living, years of sobriety are back to day one, a lunatic is hiding in the air vents, another cop quits the GCPD, and no one is doing it enough to suit our Two Scoops columnist. Let's unpack it all in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of December 11, 2023)
December 11, 2023
This past week on The Young and the Restless, there was plenty of family drama to go around. Is Claire really Victoria and Cole's daughter? Could Jordan be hiding a secret connection to Nikki's past? And who will be caught in the crossfire as the Abbotts and Chancellor-Winters clans team up to take down Tucker once and for all? Find out what our Two Scoops columnist thinks as he breaks down all the family drama that unfolded in Genoa City this past week!
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of December 18, 2023)
December 18, 2023
Nikki is knocking back the hooch, Jordan has gone blonde, Adam is out of the loop, Billy and Chelsea are Connor free, and Lily is AWOL for a weird reason. Let's discuss this and so much more in this week's Two Scoops.
Y&R Two Scoops (Week of December 25, 2023)
December 25, 2023
Happy Holidays! This week, our Y&R Two Scoopers Tamilu and Vance are joining forces for the first time to spread some holiday cheer as they celebrate everything great about Y&R in 2023. Read on to find out which couples, storylines, villains, and other favorites made their list of "Genoa City's Elite" this year!
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