Obba Babatunde, who plays Julius Avant on "The Bold and the Beautiful," arrives at the premiere of "Material Girls" in New York City, Aug. 14, 2006. Reuters/Eric Thayer

Thursday's episode of the CBS soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful" is about the arrival of Maya and Nicole's father in Los Angeles. The episode also will show Wyatt telling Liam that he needs to treat Ivy better.

It will focus on Maya Avant (Karla Mosley), Nicole Avant (Reign Edwards), Julius Avant (Obba Babatundé), William "Liam" Spencer III (Scott Clifton), Ivy Forrester (Ashleigh Brewer), Alexandria "Aly" Forrester (Ashlyn Pearce), Katie Logan Spencer (Heather Tom), Wyatt (Darin Brooks) and Rick Forrester (Jacob Young).

The events follow Wednesday's episode, which showed Maya opening up to Nick about her mother and their issues, including the fact that she's transgender. As for Aly, she has a change of heart and attitude toward Steffy that the latter finds shocking.

Ivy and Wyatt had the models try on jewelry. Katie saw Wyatt putting a necklace around Ivy's neck. She teased Ivy about it. But Ivy clarifies that they're only friends. Katie advised Ivy that she shouldn't wait around for Liam. Katie suggested that she should keep her options open. Unfortunately, Wyatt likes Steffy too.

Wyatt talked to Nicole and apologized again for betraying her trust and humiliating Maya. Nicole told Maya that Wyatt said sorry to her. Maya thinks that Zende is a better choice for Nicole than Wyatt. Plus, Steffy confided to Liam that she's getting worried about Aly.

Spoiler alert! This article contains "The Bold and the Beautiful" spoilers. TV Guide reports that in Thursday's episode, Julius Avant demands that he wants his daughter Nicole to come back home immediately. Meanwhile, Wyatt reprimands Liam for stringing along Ivy while he flirts with Steffy. Wyatt thinks that Ivy deserves to be treated better by his brother.

A preview video for the show's Thursday episode was posted on the YouTube channel boldandbeautiful. It shows several scenes featuring Ivy, Katie, Maya, Nicole, Rick, Wyatt and Julius. Ivy tells Katie that she's important too, even if her relationship with Liam is not the same as the one he has with Steffy.

As for Maya, she tells Nicole that she shouldn't live without her parents. She also talks to Rick about not wanting to come between Nicole and their parents. Ivy tells Wyatt that Katie thinks she already lost Liam to Steffy. Julius tells Nicole that she is coming home and that she should simply accept that fact.

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