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Daytime soaps didn't air Wednesday, Jan. 21, due to news
coverage of the inauguration. They will air Thursday, Jan. 22.
SID Spoilers: Why Does Gwen Hate Abigail?
The show didn't air Wednesday, Jan. 13 due to news interruption.
SID Spoilers: Chad Begs Forgiveness
SID Spoilers: Abigail Attacks Gwen
Jaime Lyn Bauer Returns
Days airs throughout the winter holidays. No days off!
SID Spoilers: Kayla Attacks Ava
SID Spoilers: Chloe Returns!
The show will not air Thursday 11/26 due to Thanksgiving, but it will air on
SID Spoilers: Gabi Returns
McClain (ex-Dixie, AMC; ex-Kelly, Y&R; ex-Rosanna, ATWT) will be temporarily
playing Jennifer on "Days of Our Lives", replacing Melissa Reeves, who lives
with her family in Nashville. She didn't want to commute during the pandemic.
TV Line Apologizes for erroneously posting that Melissa Reeves was Fired
Patrick Muldoon (ex-Austin) is in a music duo, Muldoon
and Ives You can also find them on YouTube and Vimeo!
"Days of Our Lives" has replaced Co-Head Writer Dena Higley with Ron
Carlivati as Head Writer effective immediately. His first episode will air on
July 19, 2017. Carlivati worked at both GH &
OLTL. Previous Co-Head Writer Ryan Quan & Sheri Anderson Thomas, who wrote for
"Guiding Light, "Santa Barbara," and GH, will both be Creative Consultants.
DAYS's Corday Received Star on May 15, 2017 10:13 AM
DAYS's Executive Producer, Ken Corday, who received the 2,612th star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame today in the category of Television. In addition to a
host of DAYS stars in attendance, fellow Walk of Famer Andy Garcia was the
guest speaker. The star was placed next to the star that Deidre Hall (Marlena)
received last year. You can watch the ceremony live at 2:30 p.m. TT/11:30 a.m.
PT. at www.walkoffame.com
Watch full episodes of "Days of Our Lives" on
for Canadian viewers.
Arianne Zucker Breaks Her Silence About the Donald
After April 15, 2016, "Days of Our Lives" no longer airs same-day
repeat broadcasts on Pop TV.
Casey Moss (JJ, Days) and his band "Eyes for One" have released their first
full length album, "BeneathTheTruth," which contains 10 songs and
be purchased on iTunes.
Michael Easton (Silas, GH; ex-McBain, OLTL; ex-Caleb, PC; ex-Tanner, Days)
has written the graphic novel "Credence: Lose This Skin."
Check out the trailer
Emily O'Brien (Gwen) is featured in a short interview.
This week we learn why Gwen has been going after the Devereaux family.
previously reported, Jamie Lyn Bauer returns as Laura, Jennifer's mother. She'll
be seen Feb. 2-11 and is featured in a short, one-page interview.
Hunley (Anna) and Thaao Penghlis (Tony) talk about their recent return to the
Someone is shot. Jake dreams about Gabi. Kristen gets a visit from
Tony. Philip gets some advice from Maggie. Julie gets worried about her health.
Ratings, week of 12/21: 1.24.
Ivan G'Vera (Ivan) returned Jan. 24.
Freddie Smith (ex-Sonny) married his fiancée Alyssa Tabit 12/30.
Camila Banus (Gabi) tested positive for COVID in December. She had to quarantine
and had mild symptoms.
Tripp tries to get Charlie to admit what he did.
1/18 Chloe decides something about Philip. Allie considers getting
hypnotized to remember who raped her. Xander is taken to the police station.
1/19 Li Shin makes a decision about who will be running DiMera. Bonnie gets an
earful from Maggie. Jake gets a surprise visit from Gabi. 1/21 Jack and Jennifer
are shocked by what Gwen relays. Anna and Tony discuss what's going on at
DiMera. Rolf reveals to Chad who Gwen is when he confronts him. 1/22 Claire is
tracked down by Charlie. Gabi and Jake are found together by Kate. Jack is
questioned by Abigail.
Lindsay Arnold (Allie) and Camila Banus (Gabi)
list their favorite things.
What Will Happen: Bonnie and Justin have a
date. Allie thinks about whether to let Marlena hypnotize her. Chloe comes up
with an idea to protect Philip.
Bryan R. Dattilo talks briefly about being put on
contract with the show.
Abigail is more shocked about Gwen when she talks
to her parents and learns that she's been manipulating them as well. Before Abby
can take this up with Gwen, Gwen tells her that she slept with Chad. Chad was
planning on telling Abby the truth, but he's furious that Gwen beat him to it,
so he throws her out of the house. He tries to explain things to Abby, but she
doesn't want to hear it. Her whole world is rocked.
When Gabi drops by
his office, Jake is shocked. Justin is warned by Maggie about Bonnie. Xander is
told by Rafe that he wants to question him about a kidnapping. Ava worries that
Tripp has been harmed by Charlie.
Victoria Platt (Dr. Raynor) is back.
Angelo Tiffe (Angelo) completed his work on the show.
(Gabi) announced her engagement to her boyfriend Marlon Aquino.
Archey (Eli) will be returning to play a larger role on "All American" on The CW
in its upcoming 3rd season, which starts Jan. 18.
Tripp is shocked when
he finds out from Steve that he has a brother named Charlie that probably raped
Allie. He wants to first visit Ava in the hospital and then confront Charlie.
Lani and Eli are devastated about their twins being taken. Bonnie sits down
with a sketch artist when she relates that she saw a woman in the park with twin
1/11 Brady is asked by Chloe to help Philip. 1/12 When John tells
Claire about Charlie, she is horrified. Ava is questioned by Nicole about
Charlie. Charlie and Allie have an uneasy conversation. 1/13 Justin realizes
that Bonnie may know something important. Chad gets a suggestion from Kate that
he tell Abby the truth right away (before Gwen does). 1/14 As Bonnie tries to
help Eli and Lani find their kids, she falls apart. Someone we know gets the
Grant babies from Dr. Raynor. 1/15 Philip finds out what Xander has been up to.
Chloe learns from Brady about Kristen. Charlie's apartment is broken into by
What Will Happen: Shawn and Belle come back. Nicole hears from
Allie about Tripp. Charlie is questioned by Rafe.
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla)
is featured in the one-page interview "Take Five."
Chad is unhappy to wake up on new year's day with a
hangover after having slept with Gwen. He's filled with regrets. Chad is angry
with himself when he finds out that it's Kate who's sleeping with Jake, not
Abby. He takes it out on Jake and Abby. Gwen admits that she lied about seeing
Abby and Jake kissing, so Abby fires her and orders her to leave. Gwen gets Chad
alone and threatens to tell Abby that they slept together if he doesn't make
sure that she gets to stay in the mansion.
Bonnie is able to help out in
a crucial time. Kate hears Chad's confidance. Tripp gets a warning from Steve.
Ratings, week of 12/7: 1.15.
John and Steve track down a man named
Angelo (Angelo Tiffe) in London to find out the truth about Allie.
(Chandler Massey) is leaving town again.
Charlie tells Ava that he's
going to commit her to a mental hospital. He's been drugging her, so she'll
start having hallucinations. Meanwhile, he goes to see Claire. Her family isn't
home, so they start to make love. Meanwhile, Steve and John find out that Ava
has another son, Charlie. They call Marlena, who's with Ben. Charlie and Claire
are interrupted by Ben and Marlena. Charlie finds a big surprise when he gets
1/5 Roman yells at Tripp. During therapy, Allie confides something
to Marlena. John and Steve find out something shocking. 1/6 Allie is told
Steve's theory by Tripp. Ben has therapy with Marlena, where he tells her about
his grief. Steve and John start to figure out the mystery. 1/7 Kayla is very
shocked to find out that Ava has another son. Valerie gets disappointing news
from Lani and Eli. Ben and Marlena search for Claire in a frantic way. 1/8
Xander gets the goods on Philip. Brady is confronted by Kristen with the picture
of him and Chloe kissing on new year's eve. Philip is pressured by Chloe to let
The show is given a Thumbs Up! for Ava's return.
Scott Wilson (Ben) and Camila Banus (Gabi) share their health tips.
Will Happen: Lani gets a special gift from Eli. Nicole is concerned about Ava.
When Allie runs into Charlie, she feels uneasy.
Gwen, desperate to make Chad think that Abby is sleeping
with Chad, kicks her plan into high gear on New Year's Eve. She makes a
reservation at the Salem Inn in Abigail's name. Chad questions Gwen about Jake's
gift, so she pretends to admit reluctantly that the gift was meant for someone
else. He thinks it's Abby, of course. They go to the New Year's Eve party but
find that Jake and Abby have left. Gwen manipulates him further by saying that
she heard Abby making the Salem Inn reservation. They go there and find the room
set up for romance. Chad drinks Champagne heavily. Although Gwen likes Chad and
feels bad for making him feel heartbroken, she will go far to get what she
Ratings, week of 11/30: 1.20
Gwen is confronted by Abby.
Charlie and Claire grow closer. John and Steve figure out a clue in a case. Jake
and Kate made their affair official.
Vivian will be played by soap vet
Linda Dano in the coming year.
Despite obstacles, Will and Sonny find a
way to be together on New Year's.
Bryan R. Dattilo (Lucas) is now on
contract with the show.
Jackée Harry plays a new character, Paulina, who
will be connected somehow to Eli and Lani's twins.
John and Steve team up
to find out who really raped Allie, once Steve shares his theory that some other
man, related to Tripp, is the culprit.
12/28 Allie and Marlena hear a
confession from Lucas. Charlie is caught by Claire during a difficult time.
12/29 Abby tells Jenn something shocking she learned. Sarah tries again to spy
on Philip. 12/30 Sonny and Will find a way to spend time together on New Year's.
When Philip learns Chloe is Brady's date, he gets jealou. 12/31 Jennifer and
Jack get back together. Philip's secret is found out by Chloe. 1/1 Lani and Eli
tell what their new twins are named. Kate tells Jenn about Jake.
for 2021- By the new year, Gwen has set things up so that Chad and Abby's
married will fall apart. We'll find out why Gwen is doing these things and what
impact it has on the whole family. Ben tells Claire, in his imagination, that he
can't move forward because he thinks she's still out there. Poor Claire is
dating a rapist. He may be a threat to her. Steve and John join forces to find
out the truth. After Tripp tells Allie Steve's theory, she goes to Marlena to
get hypnotized (to find out the truth). Lani and Eli's babies are kidnapped
before they can take them home. Everyone rallies around to help them. Chloe
overhears Philip on the phone, and she finds out what he's been doing. She
brings Brady into it. They have a triangle as well as fighting about Titan.
Chloe and Brady share a platonic kiss on New Year's Eve at a party. It gets
published in the newspaper, and Kristen sees it, so she jumps to the wrong
conclusion. Chloe becomes Kristen's target. Sarah wants to go cautiously with
Xander against Philip, but he's impatient and goes ahead, causing disasterous
consequences with the mob. Jake and Kate go public with their romance, and then
Gabi comes back to town. She wants to rekindle things with Jake, but he's taken.
Gabi doesn't care. Ava is in danger, so Nicole gets Rafe to rescue her and keep
A Year in Review recaps what's been going on this year on
What Will Happen: Tripp gets an earful from an angry Kate. Jenn
and Will catch up. John and Steve decide to start Black Patch again.
McClain (Jennifer) is featured in the short, one-page interview "Take Five."
Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) talks about her return to the show.
Tripp and Steve are shocked to find that Ava is alive. Kayla comes home and
is also stunned, and not too happy, to see her. However, she realizes that Joey
will be able to get out of prison. Ava offers to drop any new attempted murder
charges against Joey if Kayla doesn't press charges against her for kidnapping.
Kayla agrees, and then she and Steve visit Joey in prison.
Ben and Shawn
discuss Ciara. Allie is cautioned by Belle. Xander figures out who Philip's
partner is. Joey and Tripp talk about what's been going on.
of 11/9: 1.23.
James Lastovic returns as Joey 12/10.
Philip run into each other. They had a breakup after the Last Blast Reunion, and
she doesn't know why. He claims that Mimi got him into gambling, so they broke
up. Then another drama comes up for them.
12/7 Sarah had downloaded some
information from Philip's laptop, so Xander looks at it. When Allie has news for
Nicole, she's stunned. 12/8 Rafe gets an offer from Abe. Justin and Jack are
toyed with by Bonnie. Jake is caught lying by Chad. 12/9 Abby is accused of
having an affair with Jake by Chad. Allie and Rafe are happy to see each other.
Tripp is harangued by Nicole. 12/10 Bonnie misinterprets something about Justin.
Kate and Gwen share harsh words. 12/11 Charlie confesses something to Xander.
Sarah figures something out about Ava. Allie gets advice from Kate on what she
should do next.
The annual Holiday Guide article has soap-opera- and
soap-actor-related things to buy as gifts.
An article focuses on
characters who should never have been killed off on each show, such as Samantha,
Lexie, Bo and Daniel.
What Will Happen: Nicole gives Tripp a hard time
about Allie and Ava. Abe offers Rafe a job. When Gwen is having a private
moment, Jenn watches her.
Galen Gering (Rafe) talks about his return to the show.
Tripp tells Steve that he's worried about the London police investigating
him about the rape. Kayla and Steve have a huge fight over Tripp and Allie.
Tripp apologizes to Steve for coming between them, but Steve assures him that
they've been through much worse. Allie finds out that the London police won't be
prosecuting Tripp, so she takes a gun and visits Trip. She threatens to shoot
him below the belt. Tripp is scared for himself but also sympathizes with her
for what she's going through. Something surprising happens to interrupt them.
Bonnie tries to get Justin to feel jealous. Philip and Chloe meet up and
talk about old times. Nicole learns something surprising from Allie. Steve runs
into someone from his past.
Ratings, week of 11/2: 1.25.
(Camila Banus) is back as of 11/27. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) returns 12/3. Galen
Gering (Rafe) is back 11/30.
Rafe returns to town and runs into Roman. He
shares why he had to leave town and that his family is safe now. He's devastated
to learn that Hope has left town and Ciara is dead. He hopes that Ciara isn't
really dead, so he tries to find Hope, to help her out.
jealous when he sees Claire hugging Ben. Ben asks Claire to help go through
Ciara's things. She chooses a locket. It upsets her, so Ben holds her while she
breaks down. Later, Charlie sees the locket and asks about it. She explains
where she got it. Charlie is annoyed to find out she spent more time with Ben.
It's usually Claire that has been the possessive one, in her previous
11/30 John and Belle discuss his legal problems. Gabi is
shocked to find Kate and Jake in bed together when she returns. 12/1 Sarah tries
to get Philip to tell her what he did when he was away. Jack and Justin get
jealous when Bonnie and Jenn give them reasons. Kristen is interrogated by
Xander about who visited her. 12/2 Xander is informed by Sarah that they have to
break up. 12/3 Chloe returns to town. When Lani has a prenatal appointment, Eli
shows up, uninvited. 12/4 Philip finds Sarah playing spy. Chloe and Brady fill
each other in on what's been going on.
The reveal of Jack's having sex
with Kate while Jenn was in a coma is given a Thumbs Up!
In an article
entitled "Random Inquiries," stars of each show are asked a bunch of questions,
including Martha Madison (Belle) and Sal Stowers (Lani).
Happen: Lucas and Steve have an argument about Allie and Tripp. Claire and Kayla
have a chat. Charlie spies on Philip.
Tuesday, 11/24 was Jan's last day on the show. Heather
Lindell, who plays Jan, talks about how great it was to be back and what fun the
This week, Jan forces Shawn to marry her. After showing up in
Belle's dress at the wedding, she tells everyone that she'll have Belle killed
if they don't go through with the wedding. They do go through with it.
Meanwhile, Brady slips out to try to find Belle. Jan gets angry when she notices
Brady gone. She tells them all that she killed Belle. John then attacks her and
starts to strangle her.
Shawn gets a job offer from Abe. Claire is
consoled by Marlena. Roman gets a visit from Rafe after he returns. Gabi also
returns and is shocked at what she finds.
Ratings, week of 10/26: 1.21.
Lani visits Kristen in prison, feeling guilty for what happened with Eli.
Kristen urges her to forgive him.
11/23 Julie learns about Lani kicking
Eli out from he and Abe. 11/24 Sarah and Xander break into Ava's apartment.
11/25 Jake tries to make Kate see that they don't need to hide their
relationship. Gwen keeps working on Chad to make him hate Jake. Julie gives Jack
a hard time for what he did to Jenn. He apologizes to her. 11/27 Abby is
forgiven by Jack. Hope's departure from Salem upset Rafe. Rafe and Roman run
into each other.
The show is given a Thumbs Up! for all of the drama at
the DiMera mansion.
Actors share their favorite Thanksgiving recipes,
including Judi Evans (Bonnie) and Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes (Doug and
What Will Happen: Philip discovers something shocking. Gwen
suggests that Abby invite Jake for Thanksgiving dinner. Julie gets an apology
Tamara Braun talks about returning as Ava.
finds out this week about the secret Eli has been keeping from her and kicks him
Gwen does her best to make Chad more jealous of Jake. Maggie is
Philip's confidante. Charlie and Claire grow closer.
Ratings, week of
Lee (Remington Hoffman) returns this week with some news for
Jake and Chad.
Jan stops by to give Belle a wedding gift. Belle wants her
gone, but she takes the gift, which turns out to be a bad idea.
working with Ava because of some bad gambling debts.
11/16 Tripp tries to
convince Allie not to pursue criminal charges against him in London. Kayla and
Steve argue about whether Tripp is guilty or not. 11/17 Jack tries to work
things out with Jenn. Gwen sees Jake and Kate kissing. 11/18 Jake gets a new
job. Rolf is visited by Gwen, who tells him what she has planned. Kate and
Jennifer get into it. 11/19 Philip is spied on by Sarah. 11/20 Sarah takes a
photo of Philip's partner. Charlie is interrogated by Shawn and John.
show is given a Thumbs Up! for bringing back Orpheus, Clyde, Rolf and Evan for
some good drama when they needed to fill a week's worth of stories.
Theo's life before his recent return is shown in photos.
Happen: Jake gets an apology from Abby. Kristen is visited by Brady. Tripp tries
to each out to Allie.
Jennifer is devastated this week when Jack's secret tryst
with Kate comes out, thanks to Abigail.
Gwen's Phase Two plans start.
Jake gets an apology from Abby. Steve and Kayla continue to disagree about Trip.
Ratings, week of 10/12: 1.08.
Ava Vitali (Tamara Braun) returns
Theo (Cameron Johnson) will be going back to Africa soon. Johnson
talks about his short time on the show.
Charlies asks Claire on a date.
She likes him but isn't sure. Theo comes by, and they bond over Ciara. She
kisses him on impulse and thinks they have a future, but he has to tell her that
he's seeing someone back in South Africa. Theo urges her to go after Charlie.
They don't know that Charlie saw the kiss. When Claire visits him, he is cold.
Claire doesn't know how to react.
11/10 Charlie is encouraged by Xander
to chase Claire. Jake and Kate have sex. 11/11 Victor gets evidence from Xander
that makes Philip look bad. Gwen is accused by Jake of manipulating the party's
events. Chad goes looking for Abby. 11/12 Eli still has trouble keeping his big
secret from Lani. Sarah begins to suspect that Philip is up to no good.
Drake Hogestyn (John) is chosen as Performer of the Week.
Happen: Charlie is warned by Xander. Gwen pretends to be supportive to Abby.
Sarah is asked to dinner by Philip. Jan gives Claire a shoulder to cry on.
Shawn gets a surprise from Belle. Claire and Theo have a
heart-to-heart chat about Ciara. When a secret from Jack's past comes out, Jenn
is stunned. Charlie is given advice by Xander about Claire.
of 10/5: 1.24
Cameron Johnson plays Theo, who comes back to town.
Casey Moss (JJ) returns 11/5.
Orpheus (George DelHoyo), Evan Frears
(Brock Kelly) and Clyde (James Read) have left the show again.
bring himself to shoot Vincent and is interrupted by Shawn. Ben is haunted by
the fact that he still doesn't know if Vincent is playing mind games with him or
not, whether Ciara is really dead or not. Shawn urges Ben to move on, back at
the police station. Ben wonders how he'll be able to live without Ciara.
Executive Producer Ken Corday talks about the show, which is hitting its
14,000th episode and its 55th anniversary.
11/2 Steve is urged by Kayla
to tell Tripp about the DNA test. At Ciara's grave, Tripp has a poignant talk to
her. 11/3 When Chad and Abby try to have some romance, Gwen interrupts. Roman is
filled in by Kate about Allie's rape. Tripp is very displeased to find out from
Allie that Kayla ran the test behind his back. 11/4 Lani is worried when she
can't find Eli in his hospital bed. Nicole is told by Allie that the DNA results
are in. 11/5 Ben is bailed out by Jake. 11/6 Marlena and John look back at their
years of marriage.
Kristian Alfonso (Hope) is chosen as Performer of the
November Sweeps Preview: Gwen will expose Jack's family secret (via
Abby) at the party she plans for Jack and Jenn. Gwen manipulates Abby into
finding a letter that reveals the secret, which destroys the party. Abby and
Jake get along fine, but Chad is not happy about that, and Gwen tries to cause
more trouble. Kate and Jake hit the sheets, which may develop into something
more. Shawn and Belle decide to get married again, which might cause problems
with Jan. Charlie and Claire's new romance may be interrupted by Theo returning
to town. Eli keeps worrying about Lani finding out his secret. Xander and Sarah
work together to try to figure out what Philip is really up to. Philip's new
partner comes to town. Gabi and Rafe return at the end of November after
learning that there is no longer a threat to their family. Rafe is shocked and
disappointed to learn that Hope left town and that Ciara died. He will have a
new adventure. Gabi is also disappointed to learn that Jake has turned to
someone else. Kayla and Steve are split in their belief of Tripp. Allie will get
more volatile now that the DNA test has proven that Tripp is Henry's father. Ava
returns from the dead to stand up for Tripp when he most needs it.
are shown from the early years of the show to celebate the 55th anniversary.
Also, the actors are asked what the highlights of their experiences have been,
and past SOD covers featuring Days stars are shown. There's also an "Ultimate
What Will Happen: Jake is invited to the party by Kate.
Bonnie has a chat with Jenn.
The show had to shut down production for 2 weeks, due to
a positive COVID test. However, it won't affect the airing of the show.
Clyde disguises himself as an electric company worker and goes to Nicole's house
to steal Allie's baby. He runs into Kate, who's shocked to see him, and with a
baby. When she sees it's her grandchild, she offers herself in his place as
hostage. Clyde refuses. The baby cries, so Kate helps soothe him. Pretending to
reach for a pacifier in her purse for the crying baby (now in her arms), Kate
instead pulls a gun on Clyde.
Justin tells Bonnie something important.
Gwen is confronted by Jake. Roman and Kate talk about something unpleasant.
Kayla gets the results she's been waiting for (Henry's DNA test).
week of 9/28: 1.26
Brock Kelly (Evan) returns this week in scenes with
Marlena and Orpheus.
Rolf kidnaps Kayla at the hospital. He intends to
implant her with an embryo cloned from Stefano, even though she points out to
him that she's too old for that. Roman and Steve search for her.
Ben tells John some shocking news. Orpheus tells his plans for Marlena. 10/27
Kate is told about Allie's rape by Lucas. Ben confesses something to Eli. John
and Orpheus confront each other. 10/28 Orpheus greets Evan, thanks to Marlena.
10/29 Clyde tries to talk Ben out of killing Vincent. Chad wonders if Gwen has
an ulterior motive. 10/30 Ben gets desperate and does something. Kristen tells
Lani what will happen to her. On the day of Ciara's memorial, Claire looks for
Stars from each soap share their favorite things about Hallowen,
including Stacy Haiduk (Kristen), Mike C. Manning (Charlie) and Emily O'Brien
What Will Happen: Jenn and Jack discover something surprising.
Gwen and Rolf strike a new deal. Ben is taken to the police station by Eli.
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