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Drake Hogestyn was injured on May 5, 2016 on the Days set while filming a
stunt that required him to "break" through a prop door that "had not been
properly prepared." When he "ran full speed," he "smashed headfirst" into it
suffering "severe head injuries" requiring hospitalization. He
returned to the show on September 27.
Clementine Ford (ex-Mac) gave birth to a baby girl, Welles Molavi,
on September 13, 2016, with husband Cyrus Wilcox. They also have a son, Elijah.
On September 11, 2016, Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days) took home
the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama
Series for her work on "Acting Dead."
Camila Banus (Gabi, Days) injured her foot during a Parkour exercise class in
Kassie DePaiva (Eve, Days; ex-Blair, OLTL;
ex-Chelsea, GL) announced in August, 2016, that she has been in treatment for
Acute Myeloid Leukemia for a month which will continue over the next 3
months. She believes her prognosis is good and will not
likely need a stem cell/bone marrow transplant, expecting a complete cure. For
more, click here.
Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric, Days) and his wife, actress Danneel Harris
Ackles (ex-Shannon, OLTL) are expecting twins, a boy and a girl, who will join
big sis, JJ, this year.
Chrishell Stause (Bethany, Y&R; ex-Jordan, Days; ex-Amanda, AMC) & Justin
Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions) became engaged at the end of July
2016 after being together for 2-1/2 years. She just celebrated her 35th
birthday on July 21. He is 39 with a 12-year-old daughter, Isabella, with
Jordi Vilasuso (Dario, Days; ex-Griffin, AMC; ex-Tony, GL) and
his wife, Kaitlin, welcomed their second daughter on July 15, 2016, named
Everly Maeve Vilasuso. They have a
daughter, Riley Grace, 3.
The 68th Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced
on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Patrika Darbo (Nancy, Days) was
nominated as Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or
Drama Series for her role in the online show "Acting Dead."
see the full list, click here. The award show will be
held live on Sunday, September 18 at 7 pm ET /4 pm PT on
Taylor Spreitler (ex-Mia, Days) revealed that
her father, Danny, 55, took his own life due to the pain of
depression. The number for the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline is 800-273-8255.
Days of Our Lives' Executive Producer Ken Corday will
receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.
Watch full episodes of "Days of Our Lives" on
for Canadian viewers.
43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Here! Click here for the list of nominees and winners.
Deidre Hall (Marlena) received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. on Thursday, May 19,
Nadia Bjorlin (ex-Chloe, Days) and hubby Grant Turnbull had a baby boy on
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, named Torin Mathias Turnbull.
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) and her husband Justin Gaston (ex-Ben, Days) had a
daughter, Olivia Christine Gaston, on April 30, 2016.
After April 15, 2016, "Days of Our Lives" no longer airs same-day
repeat broadcasts on Pop TV.
"Ladies of the Lake," the new digital series based on the novel by Days'
Executive Producer Ken Corday, has announced its cast. Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady,
Days; ex-Rick, B&B), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip,
Days; ex-Rex, OLTL), Martha Madison (Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola,
Passions), Wally Kurth (Justin, Days; Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, Days;
ex-Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen, PC & GH), Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, Days; ex-Freeman,
Passions; ex-AJ, Sunset Beach; ex-Adam, Dynasty), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC;
ex-Dr. Baker, Days; ex-Leo, GH), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Lilly Melgar
(ex-Lily, GH; ex-Claudia, B&B), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) & Jillian
Clare (ex-Abby, Days) will appear in the new soap from Michael Caruso.
The third novel from Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami, Days),
Opportunity Knocks, was released on April 5, 2016.
Natalia Livingston (ex-Emily, GH; ex-Taylor, Days) announced her
engagement to Dr. Matt Aldag, a neuroscientist and science writer, on March 23,
Peter Brown (ex-Dr. Greg Peters, Days; ex-Blake Hayes, B&B; ex-Robert
Laurence, Y&R; ex-Roger Forbes, Loving; ex-Charles Sanders III, OLTL) passed
away at 80 on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his wife
Kerstin and two sons, Matthew & Joshua.
NBC has renewed "Days of Our Lives" for its 51st season until September
2017, with an option for an additional year. Due to the network's dislike of
the present 5-month-ahead taping schedule, the show is now on a 5-week
hiatus and will resume filming on Monday, April 4.
Josh Griffith has left the writing staff of Days of Our Lives.
Ryan Quan is now Co-Head Writer with Dena Higley.
Jordi Vilasuso (Dario, Days; ex-Griffin, AMC; ex-Tony, GL) and
his wife, Kaitlin, are expecting their second child in July. They have a
daughter, Riley Grace, 3.
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.
Matthew Ashford (Jack) and his girlfriend Lana Buss had a daughter, Willa, on November 30,
2015. Willa joins brother Henry and two half-sisters, Grace & Emma.
Jen Lilley (Theresa, Days) released a Christmas CD on Tuesday, November
24, which includes many holiday classics as well as "Baby It's Cold Outside,"
her duet with Eric Martsolf (Brady) released last year. If you order it on her
website, you'll also receive a
personalized Christmas card.
On Monday, October 26, Casey Moss (JJ, Days), 21, was drinking at the W
Scottsdale Hotel in Arizona when he tried to punch a bartender who refused to
continue serving him. A friend went to hold him back, but he made his way free
and shoved a fellow bar patron then was tackled by the bar's bouncer. Finally he
struggled with police officers. Once he was handcuffed, he was asked his name
and cursed & yelled "I'm Casey Moss, and I'm an actor on Days of Our Lives!" He
was released from jail on Tuesday and is facing charges for assault, disorderly
conduct, and resisting arrest. He was in Scottsdale for the book signing of
"Days of Our Lives 50 Years" with his costars.
UPDATE: At the pre-trial conference on Friday, November 20, Casey Moss plead
guilty to disorderly conduct, and the other two charges were dismissed.
Celebrate 50 years of love, lust, and drama on "Days of Our Lives" with
People's special collector's edition, out Friday, October 30, 2015.
50th Anniversary "Days of Our Lives" cast photo. (Click on picture to see
(Top row, l. to r.) Eric Martsolf (Brady), Jen Lilley (Theresa),
Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne), Josh Taylor
(Roman), Stephen Nichols (Steve), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla), Greg Vaughan (Eric),
Alison Sweeney (Sami), Christopher Sean (Paul), Deidre Hall (Marlena), Kate Mansi (Abby), Rob Scott Wilson (Ben), Kristian Alfonso (Hope), Melissa Reeves
(Jennifer), Casey Moss (JJ), Camila Banus (Gabi), James Reynolds (Abe), A
Martinez (Eduardo), Thaao Penghlis (Andre'), Lauren Koslow (Kate), & Billy Flynn
(Second row seated): Judi Evans (Adrienne), John Aniston (Victor), Peggy
McCay (Caroline), Drake Hogestyn (John), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes
(Julie), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Sal Stowers (Lani), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), & Joseph Mascolo (Stefano).
Alison Sweeney (Sami) & James Scott (ex-EJ) were reunited on HBO's "Last
Week Tonight with John Oliver" after
ABC news reported about Noujain Mustafa who, despite being wheelchair-bound,
left her home in Kobani, a war-torn Syrian town, and traveled to the Serbian
border, hoping to get to Germany. Mustafa revealed that she learned to speak
English by watching Days, and that Sami and EJ were her favorite characters. On
his show, Oliver hilariously recounted the story of the duo's turbulent romance,
then aired a newly taped scene between the actors, where the characters reunited
after EJ's "death."
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
Chloe's Paternity Test Shocker! While Philip, Deimos and Chloe await
the results of the paternity test, Nicole is troubled by Deimos' behavior.
Nicole then meets privately with Chloe, who confides how much she's looking
forward to having another baby. Deimos arrives at Dr. Wright's office to find
out the paternity test results. Philip and Chloe are also present and things get
tense between the two men when Philip gets overly confident that he will be
identified as the father. To everyone's surprise, Nicole also shows up to learn
the results. Dr. Wright arrives and announces the test results, which come as a
surprise to the assembled group. Deimos is determined to not be the father.
Meanwhile, to Philip's surprise, the results don't identify him as the father of
Chloe's baby, either. Back at Chloe's, Kate and Philip blast her, demanding to
know what she's really up to. Chloe insists that she's as surprised by the
results as they are. Neither Kate nor Philip believes her, and on their way out,
mother and son tell Chloe that she can figure out her next move on her own.
Nicole accompanies Deimos home and comforts him. When Deimos is alone, he
ponders the situation that he's in with Chloe.
Aiden gets the upper hand with Hope.
Andre has a business proposal for Chad.
Nicole makes a surprising discovery about Deimos.
Theo vows revenge.
Ratings for 8/29: 1.6
Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) will be out starting 10/3, while she takes her
*Hot Plots Preview* Good News For Hope And Rafe!
Rafe and Hope are engaged in the hunt for the escaped fugitives when Aiden
insists on questioning them about Stefano's murder. When Aiden steps out for a
moment, Hope apologizes to Rafe for getting him involved in covering up
Stefano's murder. Aiden returns, and in a surprise about-face, informs Rafe and
Hope that he's dropping the investigation into Stefano's murder. Meanwhile, the
two have no idea that Aiden wasn't being entirely truthful. With Clyde, Xander
and Orpheus still at large, Rafe and Hope discover that Aiden is in danger. Hope
suggests that Aiden leave Salem, but he says that the two of them need to talk.
*1st Look - Sneak Peek*
Xander lays down the law with captives Joey and Claire.
Theo jumps to Abe's side when the mayor finds himself in the line of fire.
Clyde corners Kate on 9/26, while John has a struggle with Orpheus and
Clyde. Tensions escalate between Xander, Clyde and Orpheus on 9/27, while Steve
shares memories of Lexie with Theo. JJ surprises Gabi with romance on 9/28.
Steve and John track down the warehouse where the hostages are being held on
*What Will Happen*
Jennifer encourages JJ to let go of the past.
Theo turns to Abe for support.
Paul has some words of wisdom for Sonny.
Kayla And Joey Are Taken Hostage! The trio of terror carries out a plot
against the Johnsons this week, leaving Joey and Kayla at their mercy. First,
Steve brings Kayla home from the hospital, committed to seeing his ex-wife
through her recovery. Kayla also understands that Steve is staying by her side
because Orpheus is still on the loose. When Kayla needs a prescription filled,
Steve leaves her in Hope's care while he picks up the medication. Since Joey is
also home, Hope takes time to check on Caroline at the Brady Pub. Across town,
Steve crosses paths with Orpheus, who is disguised. Steve intuitively gets a
vibe about the stranger and follows him, but Orpheus slips away. Orpheus meets
up with Xander and Clyde, and the trio decides it would be better to work
together to accomplish their goals. Their first order of business involves
procuring explosives. Back at Kayla's, when his mom falls asleep, Joey sneaks
out to phone Jade. Clyde and Orpheus gain entry and stand over a sleeping Kayla.
She awakens to find the two men looking down at her. Joey returns to find that
his mother is in danger, but when he tries to save her, Xander grabs him from
behind. Mom and son are bound, gagged and seated on the living room sofa. Steve
arrives and takes in the scene. With Joey and Kayla's lives on the line, Steve
is forced to keep his temper in check. Meanwhile, Clyde grows impatient and
urges Orpheus to kill them. While the escaped cons argue about what to do, Steve
springs into action and is shot by Orpheus. With Kayla's eyes riveted on a
fallen Steve, the three men grab Joey and flee. Steve stirs and Kayla learns
that he was wearing a bulletproof vest. The attempt on his life has a huge
impact on Kayla. Kayla and Steve are left to grapple with the reality that the
felons have made off with Joey.
*Early Editions!* The results of Chloe's paternity test are revealed.
JJ has a romantic surprise for Gabi. Aiden questions Rafe and Hope. Shots are
fired and pandemonium erupts.
Ratings for 8/22: 1.8
Christie Clark will return in early 2017 as Carrie Reed.
Aaron Lustig will return as Chloe's ob/gyn.
Austin Peck will return as Austin Reed.
Kassie DePaiva is out as Eve Donovan, who returns to New York City.
*Hot Plots Preview* Deimos Forces Chloe's Hand! Deimos learns that
Chloe has a visit with her OB and springs into action, determined to prove that
he's the expectant father. Philip accompanies Chloe to her visit with Dr.
Wright. With Deimos in possession of the court order, Dr. Wright has no choice
but to comply. After the drama in Dr. Wright's office, Philip assures Chloe that
Deimos will never learn the truth. To that end, Philip enlists Kate's help - and
she's not pleased about helping Chloe. But a shrewd Philip explains why it would
be to Kate's advantage. Meanwhile, Deimos updates Nicole on the latest events.
Hope provides first aid to Aiden.
Jennifer welcomes mom Laura.
Chad tries to calm a panicked Gabi.
Gabi opens up to Rafe about the status of her relationship with JJ on
9/19, while Eduardo makes an unsettling discovery about Dario. Kate pulls a gun
on Andre on 9/20. An explosion causes a blackout in Salem, leaving Gabi and Chad
trapped in a panic room in the DiMera mansion on 9/21. Rafe and Hope spend an
awkward night at the Brady Pub on 9/22, while Theo has a mental break. Eve
leaves town again on 9/23.
What Will Happen: Marlena panics when Claire is missing. Gabi and Rafe
are happy to see Eduardo is back in town. Maggie offers to help Philip reconcile
Eric Martsolf (Brady) is featured in the Take Five interview this week.
Brady And Theresa's Wedding Day Drama! On Theresa and Brady's wedding
day, everyone is reeling from the news that Clyde and Xander have escaped from
prison, unaware that Orpheus is also on the run with his two prison pals.
Xander's freedom weighs heavily on the bride-to-be. Nicole and Eve help Theresa
get ready, and in the excitement, Theresa accidentally spills something on her
dress. Theresa sends Nicole and Eve to the Kiriakis mansion with Tate, while she
takes care of her dress. Marlena and John arrive for the wedding just in time to
witness an armed Orpheus make a dramatic entrance - with Eve as his hostage.
Brady demands to know where Theresa is and Orpheus reveals that one of his
associates is paying her a visit. Victor offers Orpheus money to disappear, but
he's offended by the gesture. Orpheus aims his gun at Victor and chaos ensues.
John makes a grab for Orpheus's gun and is shot. In the confusion, Orpheus
escapes. Meanwhile, Theresa takes a moment to admire herself in the mirror when
she suddenly catches sight of Xander. Theresa pretends she isn't alone by
calling out for Brady. Xander takes pleasure in telling Theresa that he knows
exactly where Brady and Tate are. Xander throws Theresa against a wall and
begins to strangle her. She manages to break free just as Brady appears. Xander
bolts and Theresa realizes she needs to be straight with Brady about why he was
*Early Editions* Deimos invites Chloe, Philip and Parker to move into
the Kiriakis mansion. Aiden vows to prove Hope murdered Stefano. A blackout
rocks Salem. Steve tangles with Xander, Clyde and Orpheus.
Ratings for 8/15: pre-empted
Brandon Beemer is out, for now, as Shawn Brady, who decides last-minute
to join Belle in Hong Kong.
Martha Madison is out, for now, as Belle Black, who leaves Salem on
9/12 to oversee DiMera business in Hong Kong.
*Hot Plots Preview* Kayla Wants Steve home Again! As Kayla recovers
from surgery, Steve visits and asks if they can find their way back to each
other. Later, Kayla learns from Marlena that Orpheus is alive and on the loose.
Kayla then overhears Steve telling John that he is going to force her to stay
put until the crisis with the escaped cons is settled. Marlena reminds her that
Steve's actions are coming from a place of love, while John advises Steve to
talk to Kayla about his plans, which Steve does. Kayla says that she would like
Steve to come home with her.
*1st Look Preview*
Belle shares an emotional farewell with her parents, Marlena and John.
Philip shows off his new haircut to Chloe.
Eduardo has some car trouble.
Victor convinces Brady that a drug dealer with a grudge against the
family kidnapped Tate and the men make amends on 9/12. Victor and Philip clash
on 9/13, while Chloe becomes unnerved when Deimos reveals why he thinks that
she's pregnant with his child. Paul and Sonny share a nice moment on 9/14. Aiden
arranges for Chase to be transferred to a facility in Oregon on 9/15, while JJ
admits to Gabi that he is not happy about her new job with Chad. Clyde torments
Kate on 9/16.
What Will Happen: Aiden gets a lead about Stefano's death. Chad asks
Belle to relocate. Joey, Claire, Ciara and Theo start college classes.
James Reynolds (Abe) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
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