The Young and the Restless: January 24 Recap
The Young and the Restless: January 24 Recap
On today's The Young and the Restless, Cane (Daniel Goddard) sets up a room for the Jabot press conference at which the winners will be announced.  Katherine (Jeanne Cooper) comes in and commends him on his work.  Lily (Christel Khalil) is getting ready for the press conference this afternoon as well.  Karen (Nia Peeples) and Neil (Kristoff St. John) are with her.  The doorbell rings and Lily gets a delivery of lilies from Cane.

Amber (Adrienne Frantz) is also getting ready.  Daniel (Michael Graziadei) is being a killjoy.  He's also sporting a new blond 'do.  It looks pretty hideous.  Is it a wig?

Sharon (Sharon Case) arrives home from her trip to Miami.  Jack (Peter Bergman) is happy to see her, but their reunion is interrupted by Jack's meeting with his lawyer.  He promises her that Gloria will get her share of his father's money.

At the GCAC, Jeffrey (Ted Shackelford) comes inside from a jog.  He runs into Jill (Jess Walton) and shares with her the news of his recent nuptials.  Jill gossips to Katherine about it.  Jill also asks Cane if things are serious with Lily, but Cane says that they are just friends.  Meanwhile, Lily tells Neil that she and Cane are just friends too.

Kevin (Greg Rikaart) gives Gloria (Judith Chapman) a wedding gift: a guidebook to effective poisons.  This doesn't look suspicious at all!  Kevin tells her what he learned on yesterday's The Young and the Restless.  He accessed his cell phone log and found out that he talks to a woman in Korea at least five times a day.  Kevin is working on finding her name and address.  Kevin has to leave to pick Jana up from the airport.  (She had been visiting her mother.)  Jana will be moving in with Kevin as well.

Sharon goes to work and finds Brad (Don Diamont) alone there.  Things are awkward, especially after his confession of love to her in Chicago.  But he promises that he'll respect her commitment to Jack, but doesn't want to lose her as a friend.  Sharon sadly can't be friends with him.

Gloria catches Jeffrey making a call at the GCAC.  She bitches him out for disappearing without telling her.  She opens the newspaper and reads a story about North Korea, transparently steering the conversation to Korea.  But he doesn't say anything interesting.

At work, Neil asks Karen whether Lily was telling the truth about just being friends with Cane.  Karen asks Neil to give Cane a chance.  Neil asks Karen to come over for dinner tonight, but she says no because she thinks he should spend time alone with his daughter.  Later, Neil offers to give Karen (Nia Peeples) a key to his apartment.

Jana and Kevin come home from the airport.  Jana, not recognizing "Maryna," introduces herself.  Amber is as pleased as punch that her disguise is working.  As Jana gets settled into Kevin's room, the other two roommates object to four people living in their cramped apartment.  Kevin says that one of them will have to move out.

At Newman, Brad tells Neil that he wants to take over all of Nick's projects, with all the authority and access that goes along with it.  (Recall that previously on The Young and the Restless, Victor fired Nick.)  Clearly, Brad just wants to get close to Sharon.   But later, he asks out a random Newman executive out to dinner.

At Jack and Gloria's meeting, Jack agrees to give Gloria as much of his father's money that she feels she is entitled to.  But Gloria also wants the Abbott mansion.  This is where Jack draws the line.  Sharon walks in during their shouting match.  Sharon agrees that Jack has made a reasonable offer, and that Gloria is out of line in asking for the house.  Later on, Jack is home alone and calls out to his dad.  He says aloud that he loves his house because it's all that he has left of his father and vows that he'll never let Gloria have this house.  Unfortunately, Jerry Minor doesn't appear.  Meanwhile, Gloria and Jeffrey are meeting with their lawyer at the GCAC to see about trying to get their paws on the Abbott mansion.  Sharon interrupts them and sternly asks to speak to Gloria alone.

Daniel (Michael Graziadei), who has been sending out resumes for photography gigs, finally gets a promising call from a potential employer.  He runs out to meet with him. 

Jana and Kevin go to the coffeehouse, but Jana feels self-conscious because she feels that everyone is staring at her.  Kevin makes a big announcement to the shop that if anyone has anything negative to say about his girlfriend, then they can get their coffee elsewhere from now on.  This is a bit perplexing, given that the coffeehouse was ground zero for Kevin's "Free Jana Hawkes" campaign, which supposedly got such a great response from everyone.  They even threw her a goth party after she got sprung, so why would people be talking smack about her?  I don't get it.

Cane, Katherine and Jill get the press conference started.  The four winners are two random girls we don't care about, "Maryna" and Lily.  Maryna poses for the camera as Cane whispers something into Jill's ear.  Jill isn't too happy to hear what he has to say.  Cane strikes over to "Maryna" and pulls off her wig.

Next on The Young and the Restless: John Abbott asks Jack to give the house to Gloria, Gloria wants to give Jack a swift kick, JT bring Reed home to Victoria.


-Debbie Chang, BuddyTV Staff Writer
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