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"Days of Our Lives" has been renewed for a 52nd season!
Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) is nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Drama TV
Actress (#ChoiceDramaTVActress) for ďPretty Little LiarsĒ.
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"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.
DAYSís Corday Received Star on May 15, 2017 10:13 AM
DAYSís 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
At the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show on Sunday, April 30, 2017, the
following winners were announced:
Writing Team: Y&R
Directing Team & Drama Series: GH
Supporting Actress: Kate Mansi (Abigail, Days)
Supporting Actor: Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R)
Younger Actress: Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina, GH)
Younger Actor: Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan, GH)
Lead Actress: Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R)
Lead Actor: Scott Clifton (Liam, B&B)
At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards show on Friday, April 28, at the Pasadena
Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, the following winners were announced:
Casting Director: Marnie Saitta, Days of Our Lives
Art & Lighting Direction, Set Decoration, Editing: Y&R
Technical Team, Costume Design, & Makeup: B&B
Sound Mixing & Music Direction: Days of Our Lives
Original Song: Days' "When Time Was On Our Side"
Hairstyling: General Hospital
Stunt Coordinator: Terry James, Days
Digital Drama Series: The Bay the Series
Digital Drama Series Outstanding Actress: Mary Beth Evans (Sara Garrett, The
Outstanding Actor: Kristos Andros (Pete Garrett, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actress: Carolyn Hennesy (Karen Blackwell, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actor: Nicolas Coster (Mayor Jack Madison, The Bay)
The 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show, hosted by Mario Lopez & Sheryl
Underwood, was live-streamed at
Twitter-Periscope Producer at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 30,
2017. Click here for the list of nominees.
Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) hosted the red-carpet pre-show from 5:30 -
7:30 ET / 2:30 - 4:30 PT on both days as well as 2 additional Facebook Live
appearances from the NATAS Emmy Gifting Suites for the nominees on Saturday,
April 29 at 4 & 7 p.m. ET / 1 & 4 p.m. PT.
Eileen Davidson's book "Dial Emmy for Murder" will become a movie!
On Friday, February 24, 2017, Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) underwent surgery to
repair the ACL on her right knee, which she had injured while skiing in
On February 21, 2017, NBC announced that it has renewed "Days of Our Lives"
for Season 52.
On Thursday, February 9, Joseph Mascolo last appeared as Days' Stefano,
filmed before his death on December 7, 2016. In the episode, Marlena (Deidre
Hall), Rafe (Galen Gering) & Leann Hunley (Anna) confront him about his
transgressions against them through the years.
In a special video, Mascolo's long-time castmates share their memories of the
Kassie DePaiva (ex-Eve, Days; ex-Blair, OLTL),
who was diagnosed in 2016 with acute myeloid leukemia, announced on February 4,
2017, that she is now cancer free!
The pre-nom results were announced on January 25
with 10 in each category moving forward to Blue Ribbon voting for which actors
can submit 20 minutes from up to 4 episodes. The final nominations will be
announced on Wednesday, March 22. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards show will be on April 28
while the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017
both at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
this petition to let NBC know you want the show to stay on the air!
Happy 13,000th episode to DOOL! It aired on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Watch full episodes of "Days of Our Lives" on
for Canadian viewers.
On Monday, January 16, "Days of Our Lives" began airing
one hour earlier in the New York City area, at 12:00 Noon.
Robb Derringer (Scooter Nelson, Days; ex-Kyle Sloane, GH) & DWTS judge Carrie
Ann Inaba became engaged on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the
site of their first date, a secluded beach cove along the California coast.
Read more here.
Joseph Peter Mascolo (Stefano DiMera, Days; ex-Massimo Marone, B&B;
ex-Nicholas Van Buren, GH) died at 87 on December 8, 2016, in Lake Arrowhead,
CA, after battling Alzheimer's disease for many years. His funeral service will
be held on Tuesday, December 13, at Forest Lawn in Hollywood Hills'
Church of the Hills,
6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric, Days) and his wife, actress Danneel Harris
Ackles (ex-Shannon, OLTL) welcomed, a boy and a girl named Zeppelin Bram and
Arrow Rhodes, who joined big sis, JJ, on December 2, 2016.
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.
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.
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 (Andrť'), 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
Brady Wants Eric Behind Bars!
Brady trashes Ericís room, frantic to find
incriminating photos of his brother with Nicole. There are no pictures to be
found, but Brady does stumble upon the cursed amulet - and it gives him an idea.
Acting on the belief that whoever took the amulet from Deimos is the one who
killed him, Brady thinks he has proof that Eric is the guilty party. Brady takes
the amulet to Victor and says that they can use it to free Sonny - and convict
Eric. Victor realizes that his grandson is drunk and wants him to calm down.
Meanwhile, Eric meets with Nicole, and updates her about Bradyís suspicions that
they are having an affair. Eric realizes that Brady may have been the one who
ransacked the room. Brady takes another stab at trying to convince Victor that
they need to bring the amulet to the police and have Eric charged as Deimosís
killer. Before they take action, Victor wants to discuss Brady falling off the
Paul and Sonny take a big step.
murderer is revealed!
Bonnie makes a bold move.
John follows Hattie.
*Ratings for 7/17: 1.5
Nadia Bjorlin returned on 8/11 as Chloe Lane.
*Hot Plots Preview - Abe Is Arrested*
While Hope, Raines and Rafe try to
find out the identity of Darioís secret partner, Eli learns from Valerie that
Abe has bought her very expensive gifts. Eli questions Abe about his spending
splurge and isnít satisfied by his answer. He takes the information back to the
Salem PD and fingers Abe as Darioís partner-in-crime. Hope and Rafe, who are
stunned by the news, find Abe in the square and are forced to arrest him. Abe is
taken to the police station, where heís booked and placed behind bars.
Eli and Valerie have a family breakfast.
Chloe gives Lucas a
Claire and Theo get their sun protection on.
Chloe has a
stunning reaction about Brady on 8/14, while Marlena tries to reach John.
Tripp shocks Kayla on 8/15, while Kate throws Andre under the bus and after Abe
reprimands an upset Theo, he turns to Claire.
JJ confronts Raines about his
treatment of Lani on 8/16, while Joey makes a life-changing decision.
feels remorse about Lucas on 8/17, while ďMarlenaĒ kisses Roman and Adrienne is
put in solitary confinement.
*What Will Happen*
John vows not to give
up on Marlena.
Steve confides in Roman.
Kate is shocked by Chadís
Chad And Abigail Reunite!
Abigail wakes up in the hospital after surgery
and finds Chad at her bedside. Chad is overcome with emotion that sheís going to
be okay and pours his heart out, stating that he will never forgive himself for
the way he treated her. JJ and Jennifer visit Abigail after, so Chad goes to
Gabi. They talk about the incriminating photo of Chad kneeling over Deimosís
body, and also their own relationship. Gabi realizes that Chad loves her, but
heís also in love with Abigail. Chad is unable to deny his feelings for Abby,
and Gabi makes the choice to break up with him. Later, Chad returns to Abigail
and tells her what happened. Chad and Abigail admit their love to each other.
Chad exits, but soon returns with Thomas. Abigail is thrilled that the three of
them are together again. To solidify their feelings for each other, Abby and
Chad kiss. Abby and Chadís happiness is cut short when he announces that he
needs to turn himself in for killing Deimos so Sonny can be set free.
Abe is under suspicion.
Chloe comes to Lucasís aid.
Brady makes a shocking discovery in Ericís room.
Marlena tries to reach John.
*Ratings for 7/10: 1.5
Martha Madison and Brandon Beemer will return
as Belle and Shawn Brady!
*Hot Plots Preview - Joey Confesses To Tripp*
While Tripp holds Kayla hostage, Steve tries to talk his son down. Kayla
realizes that Tripp is hell-bent on finding out who killed his mom, so to
protect Joey, Kayla takes the blame. Joey, who is worried for his momís safety,
steps forward and confesses that heís the one who killed Ava. Tripp feels
betrayed because he has gotten close to Joey. Meanwhile, Tripp struggles with
whether or not he should exact revenge on Joey.
reconnects with baby Holly.
Rafe and Eli have a heated discussion.
and Paul share a kiss.
Hattie and Bonnie toast to their success.
Victor makes a shocking confession to Brady on 8/7.
Eric and John go to the
Salem PD and report Marlena missing on 8/8, while Anjelica summons Adrienne to
Justin makes a confession to Sonny on 8/9.
Lucas on 8/10, while Kayla blows up at Steve and Abe presents Valerie with a
very expensive gift.
A stunned John tells Eric that Marlena broke up with him
on 8/11, while Lucas gets an unexpected visitor.
*What Will Happen*
Victor asks for Bradyís help in clearing Sonny.
Nicole sees Holly in the town
Rafe wants answers about Dario from Eli.
Abigail Is Hit By A Car!
Abigail pushes Chad out of the way of a speeding
car and is hit head-on. A horrified Dario - who was the intended victim of the
driver - enters Witness Protection before he can do any more harm. Chad,
meanwhile, rushes to the hospital to be with Abby, who is hovering between life
and death. Jennifer and JJ arrive, and the three hold a vigil. Gabi, meanwhile,
hurries to the hospital to comfort her beau. She reveals to Chad that Dario and
Abigail's marriage was for green card purposes only. Andre then privately tells
him about the incriminating photo Dario had of Chad standing over Deimos's body.
Chad realizes that everything Abigail did was to protect him and decides to make
things right. To that end, Chad realizes that to save Sonny, he needs to turn
himself in, but not until he knows Abigail is going to be okay.
Takes Over Marlena's Life!
Hattie drugs Marlena and informs herthat she plans
to take over her life so that she can have a shot with Roman. Marlena is too
weak to fight her look-alike. Hattie drags Marlena's body away, disguises
herself as Doc Evans and admits Marlena into Bayview Sanitarium as the patient.
John, meanwhile, searches for his wife, but is unable to find her. Hattie talks
to Anjelica and says she wants to break up with John while posing as Marlena.
Anjelica warns her to cool her heels.
Ratings for 7/3: 1.5
Joey makes a confession.
Victor asks a favor of Brady.
Abigail and Chad reconnect.
Anjelica puts phase two of her plan into motion.
Andre Khabazzi appears as Dr. Shah, Abigail's physician.
appears as Angelo, Ava's cousin.
Jordi Vilasuso will make his last
appearance as Dario Hernandez on 7/31.
*Hot Plots Preview - Tripp
Tripp confides to his cousin Angelo that he believes Kayla killed
Ava. Tripp also details his failed plot to cost Kayla her medical license.
Angelo tells Trip that he needs to take a more direct approach. Later, Tripp
stands over Kayla's bed while she is sleeping. Kayla awakens and Tripp confronts
her, admitting he tried to frame her because she killed his mother. Kayla tries
to talk Tripp down, but he threatens her with a weapon and demands that she tell
Tripp is not happy with a floral arrangement.
Victor offers support to Sonny.
Justin doesn't seem happy to see Anjelica.
Eric shares his troubles with Roman on 8/1.
John and Kate have words on
8/2, while Adrienne and Justin bolster Sonny's spirits.
Jennifer on 8/3, while Brady questions Nicole's whereabouts.
Brady makes an
important discovery on 8/4.
What Will Happen:
Paul issues a warning.
Victor makes a mysterious call.
Brady worries that Eric and Nicole will
rekindle their romance.
Lani comforts JJ.
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