#5491 Friday, 1/30/09
While Bridget prepares for a bright new future, she instructs Steffy on what to do with hers. Brooke is stunned when Ridge informs her of who he thinks betrayed Eric. Stephanie decides to keep quiet about what she witnessed... for now. Her gut feelings lead her on an investigation to find the truth, but instead, reveals the unthinkable.
#5490 Thursday, 1/29/09
Extremely unhappy with Clarke's latest designs, Jackie agrees to meet with a new designer and is surprised to find out who it is. Katie gets brutally honest with Nick, but she doesn't get the same in return. Steffy receives some words of advice from Eric that help her in her decision regarding Rick. Ridge reveals to Stephanie about how he plans to deal with Rick in the future.
#5489 Wednesday, 1/28/09
Nick and Eric settle on a deal that will benefit both of them. Rick is able to conceal the true motive behind what he had done despite the truth being revealed. Stephanie and Ridge see right through Eric's new-found attitude. Bridget makes a brash and sneaky move to change the direction of her future, while Jackie has other ideas of how to do so. Later, Steffy makes a heartfelt confession to Bridget while Rick does the same with Eric. Stephanie takes an opportune moment to kick Rick while he is down.
#5488 Tuesday, 1/27/09
A truly humbled Rick can't believe the unconditional love that he is receiving after all of the atrocities he has committed. After learning that his troubles are far from being over, Nick makes a promise that just may come back to bite him. Stephanie stumbles across peculiar situations with each door she opens. Ridge and Stephanie put together the missing pieces of the puzzle to figure out who wronged Eric. In an attempt to rectify their situation, Eric makes an offer to Nick... Or is it a threat?
#5487 Monday, 1/26/09
Rick finds himself in a difficult situation when Steffy's response to his "good news" isn't quite what he was hoping for. Nick begins to worry that he ruined his relationship with Katie because of his betrayal. Ridge vows to help Eric come back after his heartbreaking loss and to seek justice against those who caused the loss. Eric learns who was behind the sabotage and ruthlessly lashes out with no mercy.
#5487 Friday, 1/23/09
After such a successful collection debut, Nick welcomes a new president to Jackie M. Word spreads throughout Forrester Creations about the Jackie M show as all affected begin to point fingers of blame. Ridge and Eric plan a method of attack against Jackie M. When Brooke confronts Nick on his deceptiveness, his answers leave her with even more questions. Rick delivers news to Steffy about their future.
#5486 Thursday, 1/22/09
Katie confronts Nick on his betrayal, but his justification doesn't fair too well with her. Rick convinces Steffy that there is a way that they can have a future together and his plan will make it happen. Jackie and Clarke bask in the success of the new Jackie M line when it receives a standing ovation from the buyers and press. When Eric gets wind of what's going on at the Jackie M show, he rushes out to see for himself. Stunned at what he finds, Eric has a few choice words and a threat for Jackie.
#5484 Wednesday, 1/21/09
As Jackie and Clarke prepare for the debut of the new Jackie M line, Nick does his best to keep Katie from seeing it and convinces her to not stay for the fashion show. Rick and Steffy debate whether to follow their hearts and continue their budding relationship or to give up because the family would never accept them as a couple. Stephanie makes a plea to Eric to be more compassionate towards their children. After Brooke convinces her to return to the Jackie M show, Katie soon learns why Nick didn't want her there.
Tuesday, 1/20/09- Pre-empted for Inauguration Day
#5483 Monday, 1/19/09
Tension between the Logans and Forresters is palatable as everyone scrambles to put the finishing touches on the new Forrester Creations collection. Felicia and Thorne's attitude towards their positions in the company becomes almost disgruntled and they find their own solutions to deal with their dismay. Bridget's run-in with Owen leaves her breathless. Ridge dashes any hope that Rick had of a peaceful coexistence anywhere other than at work. Nick receives another gift, but this time a tempting offer is also attached.
#5482 Friday, 1/16/09
After a near-death experience, Ridge confuses Steffy for Phoebe while having another emotional meltdown. During his meltdown, Ridge makes a serious threat that he expects Brooke to back him up on. Rick doesn't let his recent close-call deter him from continuing with his secret desire. Thorne's disgruntled behavior becomes suspiciously more frequent. Nick interrogates Katie to determine where her allegiance lies; he gets his answer. Jackie is eager to act on the gift Nick received, but he wants to find out where it came from first.
#5481 Thursday, 1/15/09
Nick receives a generous gift from an anonymous benefactor but is reluctant to accept it. Katie feels ambushed when her loyalty is questioned. A rare opportunity presents itself to Rick to sneak away without anyone knowing what he is up to. Eric is blindsided by Thorne when he unleashes bottled-up rage about being slighted by his father for so many years. Tensions escalate between the Logan and Forrester families as they try to coexist at Forrester Creations. Still trying to heal from Phoebe's death, Ridge assumes the role of an overprotective father where Steffy is concerned.
#5480 Wednesday, 1/14/09
Bridget is mortified when she walks in on Rick doing exactly what she warned him not to do. Despite Bridget's further words of caution, Rick decides to continue on with his new addiction and to keep it a secret. After a chance meeting and many martinis, Jackie and Stephanie expose their vulnerable sides to each other. This meeting gives Stephanie an idea of how to better her situation. Katie learns the severity of what Nick has been hiding. Robin McGraw guest stars.
#5479 Tuesday, 1/13/09
Bridget fears that Rick is up to no-good again and frantically sets out to find him before he gets into more trouble. In an awkward moment, Rick discovers how Eric got his nickname. Steffy's romantic evening comes to an abrupt halt. Private phone calls and secretive behavior cause Katie to be concerned about what Nick is doing behind her back. While snooping through Nick's computer for answers, Katie worries that she was caught red-handed.
#5478 Monday, 1/12/09
Eric's executive decision infuriates almost everyone, but mostly Stephanie. Marcus has a hunch about what Steffy is keeping from him, but chooses not to pressure her for the truth. Steffy later receives a startling and unexpected admission. Stephanie and Brooke's constant bickering triggers an emotional meltdown from Ridge where he confesses his brutally honest feelings towards Rick.
#5477 Friday, 1/9/09
Brooke and Ridge blow off some steam during a product test where durability and shrinkage is in question. Steffy feels guilty when she isn't completely honest with Marcus as their relationship takes a turn in a different direction. Even though he is extremely livid, Eric explains to Donna why he can't fire Stephanie. Harsh and hateful words are exchanged between Rick and Stephanie as they take their battle to Eric to decide who wins the war.
#5476 Thursday, 1/8/09
The controversial quote that Stephanie had given to Eye On Fashion causes shockwaves throughout the fashion industry, as well as within her family. Donna and Eric conclude that Stephanie's quote reveals a hidden agenda. Bridget confronts Rick about what she witnessed the night before and gives him stern words of advice. Upon arriving at the Big Bear cabin, Marcus has more than a romantic dinner planned for Steffy. The weeks of animosity and hatred between Rick and Stephanie lead to an explosive confrontation where battle lines are clearly drawn.
#5475 Wednesday, 1/7/09
Katie becomes suspicious about Nick's recent emotionally distant and seemingly distracted behavior. After witnessing a flirtatious exchange, Donna encourages a reluctant Bridget to pursue Owen. Steffy agrees to a Big Bear getaway with Marcus, but her thoughts will be elsewhere. When Bridget spontaneously arrives for visit at Owen's house, she misinterprets what she finds and leaves in embarrassment.
#5474 Tuesday, 1/6/09
While still celebrating their nuptials from the day before, Brooke makes a selfless recommendation to Ridge. Much to Donna's chagrin, the overwhelming success of the showstopper bikini prompts Eric to insist on meeting the designer. Pam's charade forces Donna to reveal to Eric who designed the bikini. Taylor suffers another heartbreaking loss but gains a new support system. Stephanie's slip of the lip causes a slip of Brooke's hand across her face.
#5473 Monday, 1/5/09
Brooke and Ridge exchange vows in an unconventional private ceremony on Malibu Beach. The showstopper from the fashion show is a hit with everyone except Donna. During a magazine interview, Stephanie doesn't hold back her feelings regarding the new Forrester Creations surf line and the man behind it. When Stephanie learns who created the showstopper, she vows to give credit where credit is due. Donna tries to tell Eric the story behind the showstopper but is distracted by a celebratory office romp.
#5472 Friday, 1/2/09
Donna is concerned about modeling the showstopper in the fashion show and has every reason to be. Steffy begins to notice that her feelings about her relationship with Marcus are shifting. Stephanie and Donna are put in an awkward position with the press in attendance at the show. Rick, Eric and Owen have a lot riding this new Forrester Creations surf line. The mood of the fashion show changes when Donna takes the stage wearing the showstopper.
Thursday, 1/1/09- Pre-empted for CBS Sports Programming
#5471 Wednesday, 12/31/08- This show will be pre-empted on the West Coast
Still having a hard time with the loss of Phoebe, Taylor receives more bad news. Pam receives an invitation she can't refuse. Stephanie's surprise plans for New Years Eve disappointingly do not pan out for her. Rick surprises his mother by giving her his blessing about marrying Ridge. Steffy and Rick share their New Year's resolution with each other. Surprisingly it is the same one.
#5470 Tuesday, 12/30/08
Eric and Stephanie announce to their family about their split; but the family is stunned by what they are seeing. Ridge receives an announcement pertaining to him, too, but isn't quick to accept congratulations from everyone. Thinking that she had thrown away Pam's gift, it resurfaces and catches the eye of Eric. Brooke and Ridge make plans to be married in a private ceremony after the upcoming fashion show. Rick and Steffy's confessions create an unconventional bond between the two.
#5469 Monday, 12/29/08
Brooke and Ridge come to a generous understanding regarding Rick's future with the family and the company. Rick agrees with Ridge's terms which put a damper on the developments that took place during the earlier visit from Steffy. Stephanie's reaction to Eric going back to Donna is quite the opposite that what was expected. Donna receives an unexpected visit from Pam, who is there with a special gift.