“Young and the Restless” (Y&R) recap for Wednesday, March 13, 2019 reveals that over at Nick Newman’s (Joshua Morrow) place, he tells Summer Newman (Hunter King) they need to get to the courthouse, then confronts her about her engagement. Summer wants him and Phyllis Summers (Gina Tognoni) to walk her down the aisle.
Nick’s floored to hear the wedding is tomorrow. He feels Kyle Abbott’s (Michael Mealor) not ready since he’s ping-ponged between her and Lola Rosales (Sasha Calle). Summer feels it’s the pot calling the kettle black. They argue about her timing and Nick insists she postpone. Summer informs him nothing will stop her from marrying Kyle tomorrow.
In the courtroom, Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) tries to keep Billy Abbott (Jason Thompson) optimistic, but he’s worried about what he’ll tell Johnny and Katie if Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle) goes to prison. Phyllis arrives to support the women, but Billy takes issue with her presence. Tessa Porter (Cait Fairbanks) arrives and greets Mariah Copeland (Camryn Grimes), and Nick enters the courtroom with Summer.
Young And The Restless Spoilers: Cover-Up Trio Guilty On All Charges
At the front of the courtroom, Y&R’s Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc) advises Brittany Hodges (Lauren Woodland) that Christine Williams (Lauralee Bell) is nervous beneath her poker face. They wish each other luck. Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott), Victoria Newman, and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) file in.
The judge begins with a warning against outbursts before receiving the jury’s verdicts. She asks the defendants to please rise. Nikki, Victoria and Sharon are found guilty of all charges. Stunned, they learn sentencing will be in two hours. Michael vows to file an appeal. Nikki’s prepared for whatever happens but doesn’t want jail for Victoria. Brittany reassures Sharon and advises Mariah Copeland not to make an appeal on GC Buzz. The women are taken to the holding room, leaving the others in disbelief.
Abby Newman (Melissa Ordway) snarks at Summer’s selfishness in having a wedding tomorrow. Summer thinks it’s ideal to focus on a happy occasion. Abby asks Jack to talk to Kyle, then decides she’ll handle it. Billy gets into it with Michael about his failed strategy and Nick defends him. They don’t need this noise and adds they need a plan. He maintains there’s a major piece of the puzzle still missing – the person who burned down stables and bugged the ranch. Nick asks, “What if J.T. Hellstrom (Thad Luckinbill) is alive and well and in Genoa City?” Billy agrees they should try to find him.
Young And The Restless Spoilers: Phyllis Tells Kerry She Needs A Win At Work
At Jabot, Phyllis Summers updates Kerry Johnson (Alice Hunter) on the verdict. Kerry reassures a guilty-feeling Phyllis that her going down with them wouldn’t have helped. Phyllis needs a win at work. Kerry asks how she can help. Phyllis wants to get the edge on the competition and swears Kerry to secrecy – Ashley Abbott’s (Eileen Davidson) new company is their biggest competitor right now and she thinks she’s found a way to neutralize her, but that’s all she’ll say.
They discuss a marketing blitz on Jack of Hearts, then talk turns to Summer’s wedding. Phyllis expects awkwardness with Nick and hopes the judge is lenient on the women. Phyllis thanks Kerry for her friendship and loyalty. Once in the corridor, Kerry calls someone and says, “We may have just hit the mother-lode.”
At Crimson Lights, Y&R’s Abby insists Summer cancel her wedding and questions the urgency. Summer snarks it’s none of her business. Abby reminds her Lola is her future sister-in-law. Abby asks Summer point blank if she’s the mysterious donor. Summer says she has no interest in Lola’s medical condition. Abby feels Lola deserves to wake up and have Kyle there and she won’t let Summer ruin that. They argue heatedly as Summer accuses Abby of being jealous. Abby vows to get to the bottom of Summer’s dog-and-pony show and storms out.
Young And The Restless – Nick Urges Mariah To Dump Tessa
In the courtroom, Y&R’s Nick advises Mariah to cut Tessa loose, but she believes in second chances. The judge asks for Christine’s recommendations – she says it’s no time for leniency; the punishment must fit the crime. Brittany asks for leniency for Sharon, and Michael characterizes Victoria Newman as a victim of abuse and Nikki Newman as doing what any mother would do in also asking for leniency.
Billy speaks as a character witness for Victoria on behalf of her children, Jack does the honors for Nikki, mentioning her MS says Nikki is one of the best women he knows. Nick speaks to the unbearable idea of any of the women being torn from their family and pleads for mercy. Mariah tells the court Sharon doesn’t have a malicious bone in her body and asks for compassion.
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The judge says she found the character witnesses compelling but has to stick to the facts – in the death of JT Hellstrom they were callous and arrogant. She sentences Sharon to three years in prison, Victoria to 10 years in prison, and Nikki to 30 years in prison. And that’s a wrap. Don’t forget to check often with Soap Opera Spy for all your soap needs!
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