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Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 3:28 p.m. ET.
Please vote for Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) for Favorite Cable TV Actress and for
Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric) for Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor at
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.
Check out NBC's Days
Special Extended Fall Preview!
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.
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
Adrienne Has Cancer!
Adrienne, who is waiting for the test results that will determine why she
collapsed, flees the hospital, triggering concern from family and loved ones who
set out to find her. Unable to cope with the situation, Adrienne seeks sanctuary
at St. Luke’s. Father Louis comes upon Adrienne, who opens up about her
confusion and fears. Adrienne then summons the courage to leave the house of
worship, but remains hesitant about reconnecting with her family and friends.
Eventually, Steve finds his sister. He says he understands that Adrienne is
fearful, but he believes the best thing for her to do is to go back to the
hospital. Once Adrienne returns to the hospital, Kayla breaks the news to her
that she has breast cancer. While Adrienne privately processes her medical
condition, she receives a surprise visit.
Deimos hypothesizes about the paternity of Chloe’s baby. Chad visits Hope in prison. Adrienne finds comfort from an unexpected ally. Gabi overhears that JJ’s keeping another secret.
*Ratings for 11/7: 1.7
Kassie DePaiva returns on 12/9 as Eve Donovan!
Dot-Marie Jones debuts on 12/8 as Chillie, Hope’s new prison pal.
Larry Poindexter returns on 12/6 as Father Louis.
Craig Welzbacher debuts on 12/8 as Myron.
John-Paul Lavoisier is out as Philip Kiriakis.
*Hot Plots Preview - Shawn And Rafe’s Discovery*
Determined to uncover any information that could win Hope’s freedom, Rafe and
Shawn turn to Chad, who gives them access to Stefano’s private emails. The duo
goes through them, trying to determine Stefano’s state of mind when Hope shot
him. Rafe and Shawn get a big break when they uncover emails between Stefano and
his physician. To better understand the content, Rafe and Shawn enlist Kate’s
help. Chad accompanies Rafe and Shawn when they meet with Stefano’s doctor, who
confirms that he was terminally ill. Rafe and Shawn weigh all the information
and conclude that Stefano may have goaded Hope into killing him because he was
Eve checks in on her nephew, Tate. Philip is all tied up. Chad finds a worthy chess opponent ... in himself.
Theo snoops in Valerie’s phone and discovers she has a secret on 12/5, while
Claire charms Victor out of some money for a hidden agenda and Ciara is thrown
for a loop when she discovers the identity of her Internet date. Gabi loses her
cool with Chad on 12/6, while Deimos overhears a stunning telephone conversation
regarding Nicole. Dario discovers that Abigail is alive on 12/7. Jennifer
consoles Brady on 12/9.
*What Will Happen*
Andre warns Abigail that she could lose Chad. Joey caters to Jade and wonders if she planned the pregnancy. Lucas concludes that Jennifer is hiding something.
With Adrienne unable to choose between Justin and Lucas, Sonny steps in to
try to help, but he fears his mother may be unable to do so. In the meantime,
Justin and Lucas continue to make their respective cases about why they're the
better choice for Adrienne. But the men aren't too thrilled that the situation
is hanging in the balance. Lucas is also apprehensive about Sonny's involvement.
Finally, Adrienne begins to voice her choice, but she passes out. Adrienne is
rushed to the hospital, where Lucas, Sonny and Justin wait to hear how she's
doing. Kayla does her best to diagnosis what is ailing Adrienne, but runs into
difficulty. Meanwhile, Steve joins the group to await word about his sister.
When Kayla arranges a new set of tests for Adrienne, the pressure is too much
for Justin and Lucas. In fact, things get so tense that the two almost come to
blows again. Fortunately, Marlena arrives and diffuses the explosive situation.
While Kayla picks up the results of the latest tests, Justin and Lucas agree to
a truce. Kayla heads to Adrienne's room to have a discussion with her patient,
and makes a surprising discovery.
* Early Editions *
Adrienne receives her diagnosis from Kayla. Jade makes herself comfortable at Kayla's house. Jennifer consoles Brady over Theresa. Gabi picks a fight with Chad.
* Ratings for 10/31: 1.6
Deidre Hall will pull double duty as Marlena, and now, Hattie Adams.
* Hot Plots Preview - JJ Sees Abigail *
JJ goes up to the attic in the Horton home during Thanksgiving and comes face
to face with Abigail. Abigail is struggling with her own set of emotions. JJ
tries to coax Abigail to come downstairs and even tells her that Chad and her
son are there. When Abigail is resistant, JJ returns downstairs, where Jennifer
can see that her son is visibly shaken. Will he keep quiet?
* 1st Look *
Hope buddies up with Hattie in the clink. Brady and Philip come to blows. It's high fives all around for Arianna and JJ. Steve and Kayla take a walk down memory lane.
Roman, Kayla and Kimberly visit Bo's grave on the anniversary of his death on
11/28, while Ciara, Rafe and Shawn go to see Hope in prison. Brady opens up to
Marlena on 11/29. Theo and Claire decide to take their relationship to the next
level on 11/30. Jennifer tells Laura that Abigail is alive, and is thrown when
her mother isn't surprised on 12/1. Abigail holds Thomas again on 12/2.
* What Will Happen *
Kimberly calls Shane to check in on Theresa. Kate and Eduardo spend Thanksgiving together. Philip talks to Maggie about the difficulty of keeping Chloe's secret.
Justin Stops Adrienne And Lucas's Nups!
Moments before Adrienne and Lucas's wedding is set to begin, the groom
notices something is amiss. Just as Lucas and Adrienne are about to exchange
vows, Justin bursts in and protests. Adrienne is stunned by Justin's arrival -
and his declaration of love. Determined not to let Justin ruin the day, Lucas
also makes an appeal to Adrienne. Things get heated and Lucas and Justin come to
blows. an overwhelmed Adrienne can't make a decision and postpones the nuptials.
Later, she makes a surprising discovery. Seeing how distraught his mom is, Sonny
promises that he will help solve her dilemma. Sonny contacts both Lucas and
Justin and instructs them to meet with Adrienne in her room. When they arrive,
they want to know what the other is doing in Adrienne's room. A clever Sonny has
one more surprise in store for Justin, Lucas and Adrienne.
JJ makes a shocking discovery. Philip and Brady come to blows. Adrienne makes her choice. Hope adjusts to her new living situation.
Ratings for 10/24: 1.7
Ximena Duque is out on 11/21 as Blanca.
*Hot Plots Preview - Chad And Gabi Kiss*
While Chad talks to Andre about his confusion over his feelings for Gabi,
she's discussing the same thing with Dario. Gabi and Chad meet to discuss their
changing relationship and can't resist sharing a passionate kiss. After their
encounter, Gabi and Chad agree to take some time apart to sort out their
feelings, especially since Gabi is on the rebound. Things get even more
complicated when JJ makes another plea to Gabi to take him back.
Steve goes undercover. Ciara and Claire start new jobs at the hospital. Justin and Lucas play a classic game of Rock, Paper, Scissors.
Abigail insists to Jennifer that she must remain hidden from the world on
11/21, while Kayla is upset to learn that Jade is pregnant with Joey's baby and
Blanca tells Dario she's leaving Salem. JJ tells Rafe that he cheated on Gabi on
11/22. Valerie and Abe go on a date, much to Theo's chagrin on 11/23, while
Steve and Paul make a surprising discovery at the docks.
*What Will Happen*
JJ and Shawn talk about their troubled relationships. Claire and Ciara go to work at the hospital. Chad has a heart to heart with Sonny.
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