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Arianne Zucker Breaks Her Silence About the Donald
Billy Flynn (Chad) married actress Gina Lynn Comparetto on
Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Saddle Rock Ranch, in the hills of Malibu, CA.
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 set of the show on September 27.
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) 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.
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
Aiden Leaves Salem! Aiden steps up his efforts to win back Hope this
week. Rafe catches Aiden pressuring Hope to go on a date with him - and he
doesn't like it. Fed up with Aiden's tactics, Rafe goes to Roman and confides
that Aiden knows Hope shot and killed Stefano, and that he's blackmailing her
into having a relationship with him. Later, Hope shows up at Aiden's for their
date and he immediately begins to wine and dine her. Exasperated, Hope reasons
that Aiden's behavior is similar to when Chase raped Ciara. Having gained some
semblance of clarity, Aiden backs off. Soon after, he departs for Oregon to be
with Chase. With Aiden out of the picture, Rafe surprises Hope with an impromptu
André helps out John and Steve. Hope's secret becomes public. Orpheus makes one last stand. Rafe tries to get through to Chad.
Ratings for 9/26: 1.7
Daniel Cosgrove is out as Aiden Jennings!
*Hot Plots Preview - Abe's New Doc Is Valerie Grant*
Abe gets a blast from the past when Valerie Grant returns to Salem to take
over his medical case. After Abe's surgery, he regains consciousness and sees
Valerie. Expect Valerie's arrival in Salem to have ripple effects.
Rafe has a surprise for Hope. Ciara meets with her grandfather, Victor. Steve plans a night of romance for Kayla.
Kate and Eduardo share a steamy kiss on 10/24, while Andre is surprised
when Marlena reaches out to him. Victor decides to retire and mulls who would
take over Titan on 10/25. Deimos asks Victor to keep a secret on 10/26. Dario
decides to go into business with Eduardo on 10/27, while Kayla and Steve look to
the future. Salem gathers for a Halloween charity fundraiser on 10/28.
*What Will Happen*
Steve gets a surprise on the pier. Eduardo worries he may be connected to the convicts' escape. Kayla asks Marlena for a favor.
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer) is featured in the Take Five interview this
Orpheus Hatches A Deadly Plan! Orpheus goes all-out in his plan for
revenge, leaving several Salemites in serious jeopardy. First, the villain lures
Marlena, John, Jennifer and Hope to the Brady Pub. When Jennifer retreats to the
upstairs area, Orpheus phones John and says that he has planted a bomb at the
pub, warning that if any of them tries to escape, they're as good as dead. When
Jennifer reappears with the explosives strapped to her body, John offers himself
to Orpheus in order to save everyone else. Unfortunately, Orpheus double-crosses
them. Next, Hope calls Rafe for help in disarming the bomb. At the hospital,
Steve overhears that there is a hostage situation at the Brady Pub, and his
first instinct is to help his trapped pals. Kayla even assists Steve in slipping
out of the hospital. Meanwhile, Orpheus takes John to the townhouse, where John
transfers $20 million into Orpheus's account. Once the funds are transferred,
Orpheus aims his gun at John. Steve gets there in time to save John and they
subdue Orpheus and take him to the police. While John and Steve are giving their
statements, Orpheus manages to take Marlena hostage. Determined not to let John
take him down, Orpheus reaches into Marlena's medical bag and swallows a fatal
Kate and Eduardo reconnect. Marlena extends an olive branch to André. Victor makes a big change at Kiriakis Enterprises. Abe gets a blast from the past.
Ratings for 9/19: 1.7
Kurt Caceres debuts on 10/20 as Guillermo, Blanca's ex-boyfriend.
Spencer Neville returns on 10/21 as Derrick, the bellhop.
Vanessa Williams debuts on 10/25 as Valerie Grant, a doctor with
long-ago ties to Salem.
James Read last aired on 10/12 as Clyde Weston.
Paul Telfer last aired on 10/14 as Xander Cook.
*Hot Plots Preview - Theresa Comes Clean*
Theresa finally admits to Brady that it was her lie that helped to put Xander
in prison and that's why he was out for revenge. Brady is understandably upset
at first. And things are about to get a lot more tense when a man from her past
- Guillermo - shows up in Salem.
Deimos has a tense encounter with Xander. Eduardo and Rafe get some happy news.
JJ's life is put in peril on 10/18. Nicole is poised to tell Deimos
everything she knows about Chloe's pregnancy on 10/20. Sonny's time with Paul is
cut short by a familiar face from the past on 10/21.
*What Will Happen*
Justin collapses. Deimos has surprising news about Xander. JJ is jealous when he notes the bond growing between Gabi and Chad. Blanca gets a blast from the past.
Hope Confesses: I Killed Stefano! Now that Hope has opened up to Jennifer and
indicated that she is going through a rough time, Jennifer is waiting for the
other shoe to drop. Unable to hold on to the secret any longer, Hope finally
reveals to Jennifer that she killed Stefano back in January. Jennifer doesn't
agree with Hope's actions, but she understands it. Hope also shares that Aiden
knows the truth and is blackmailing her.
John makes a huge sacrifice.
JJ finds himself in the line of fire.
Theresa makes a shocking confession to Brady.
Anne bonds with Lucas.
Ratings for 9/12: 1.6
Barbie Blank will appear on 1/27/17, but the character has not yet been
Drake Hogestyn will appear in early 2017 as John Black.
*Hot Plots Preview - Marlena's Shocking Plot*
Marlena is determined to find a way to bring down Orpheus and Co. Marlena
devises a plan and shares it with John, Steve and Kayla. The group recruits
Nicole and Deimos, Kate and Chad and Theresa and Brady to help. And they are
well aware that they have one shot to bring their plot to fruition.
Sonny finds an injured Paul.
Theo reconnects with Abe.
Eduardo tends to Dario.
Nicole confides in Brady about Deimos on 10/10. Adrienne and Lucas discuss her
health on 10/11, while Chad asks Gabi for help. Theresa and Brady have a
makeshift “wedding” on 10/12. Aiden pressures Hope to go on a date with him on
10/13. Dario flirts with Blanca on 10/14 and Eduardo connects with Kate.
*Brothers In Arms - Chad And Andre Team Up To Turn The Tables On Clyde*
After Marlena shares her plot to bring down the convicts with Kayla and Patch,
they, in turn, try to rope in Kate and Chad. Chad is anxious to rid himself of
Clyde, but he doesn't want to use Kate to do it. Chad, Andre and Kate come up
with their own plan. Andre's motivation, however, is two-fold. Chad, for his
part, is willing to accept that Andre wants to help. Andre puts the first part
of the plan in motion and has a “chance encounter” with Clyde, who has decided to
leave Orpheus and Xander behind in order to focus on getting baby Thomas and
bringing him to Ben. Andre makes a deadly proposition - and he and Clyde head to
the DiMera mansion, where Chad is waiting. Suddenly, Andre pulls out a gun and
shoots Chad with witnesses present. After Chad falls to the floor, Andre tells
Clyde to go get the baby.
*What Will Happen*
Lucas asks Kate to move into the DiMera mansion.
Brady plans a romantic night for Theresa.
Sonny and Lucas remember Will on the anniversary of his death.
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