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"Days of Our Lives" will NOT air a new episode on Memorial Day, Monday, May
30, 2016 or on Thursday & Friday, June 2 & 3 for French Open Tennis.
Bid on Lunch with Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) & Stephen Nichols (Steve) until
Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 3 p.m. ET.
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, 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.
Meet Kristian Alfonso on the set of "Days of Our Lives" in Burbank, CA.
Bid until Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 3:02 p.m. ET.
Meet John Aniston (Victor) when you and a friend visit the set of "Days Of
Our Lives" in Burbank, CA.
Bid until Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:05 PM ET.
Live-streaming channel Parachute TV
will provide red-carpet coverage and behind-the-scenes access for both the
Daytime Emmys on Sunday, May 1 & the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, April
29. Also, winners will immediately interact with fans on
Periscope moments after they make their
After April 15, 2016, "Days of Our Lives" will no longer be airing same day
repeat broadcasts on Pop TV.
https://www.youtube.com/user/emmys/videos to see nominee reels for the 43rd
Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
"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
Kayla And Fynn Kiss! Fynn and Kayla grow closer while on their road
trip to Los Angeles to connect with Steve, who is in search of Joey. When their
car breaks down, they’re stranded and spend the night together in a motel room.
Fynn comforts an ailing Kayla, and their close quarters leads to a kiss. Fynn
and Kayla’s kiss intensifies and they start to make love. But when things get
too close for comfort, Kayla suddenly pulls away. Embarrassed, Kayla apologizes
to Fynn and excuses herself. While Kayla is in the bathroom, there’s a knock on
the door. Fynn opens it to find John standing before him. Kayla joins them and
there is an air of awkwardness. John shares that he hasn’t received any new
updates on Joey from Steve and adds that he stopped by the motel to check on
Kayla because he was worried about her. Both Fynn and Kayla assure John that he
has nothing to worry about where she is concerned. When John starts to leave,
Fynn and Kayla insist on joining him. John is reluctant because he doesn’t want
to put Kayla in any kind of danger, but Kayla is adamant.
Ratings for 5/2: 1.7
Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera) has signed a new deal with the show!
*Hot Plot Previews* Joey Is Arrested! Steve tracks Jade and Joey to
Simone’s commune, but they manage to run off. When Steve realizes that Joey has
left his backpack behind, he hides, waiting for his son’s return. Jade and Joey
take cover in an abandoned shack, where he remembers their backpacks are back at
the commune. When Joey returns to the commune, Steve grabs him, just as the
sheriff’s deputies arrive with questions about the recent robberies. Jade shows
up and is confronted by the deputies, so Joey steps forward to protect her - and
is promptly arrested.
Hope is overcome with conflicting emotions while visiting Chase in his
hospital room on 5/31, while Rafe finds Aiden and Hope in an emotional embrace,
Adriana makes a mysterious call summoning someone to Salem and Ciara sees Chase
break down in Aiden’s arms. Kate decides to give Deimos another chance on 6/1,
then witnesses Nicole and Deimos sharing a passionate kiss.
*Summertime News* Hope is torn between Rafe and Aiden, but Aiden isn’t
the man he claims to be, which Rafe suspects, resulting in an investigation.
Nicole is in deep water when Kate secretly sets her up for Deimos’s murder. Kate
inherits the Kiriakis fortune, drawing Andre’s attention. Chloe returns to Salem
and reunites with Philip to work together in the music business. Chloe is the
only one who knows a secret that will have big implications. Kayla and Steve
rescue Joey, but one of them is shot. Belle and Shawn begin finding their way
back together. Abigail disappears from Shady Hills and Chad searches for her.
Sonny returns to Salem to help his family and his relationship with Paul grows.
Summer becomes increasingly obsessive over Brady. Theresa does all she can to
make sure Summer doesn’t succeed. Ciara pushes Theo away and Claire takes a
What Will Happen: Chad is devastated when Abigail refuses to see him
and gets drunk. Adriana is happy to hear that Hope and Rafe are having
Belle And Shawn Make Love! Belle is home drinking when Shawn suddenly
shows up at her doorstep. Belle is looking for something to make her feel better
after a rough day, so she kisses Shawn. Shawn is taken aback by Belle’s
aggressive move and pulls away. Shawn tries to make his ex-wife feel better and
assures her that they will always have a connection because of their daughter.
Belle kisses Shawn again and they end up making love. After they hit the sheets,
the exes have mixed feelings about what happened between them. Before they can
process the situation, Claire returns home and neither wants their daughter to
know what happened. The next day, Claire does spy her parents together and
senses a shift in their attitude toward one another. Belle and Shawn don’t own
up to anything, but when they’re by themselves talking, Shawn lets it be known
that he would be open to pursuing things again with Belle. The two are unaware
that Philip is nearby and overhears their conversation. Later, Belle agrees to
see Shawn but is reluctant to make any commitments beyond that. Lani, meanwhile,
approaches Shawn and questions if everything is good between them. A gentle
Shawn explains that he still has feelings for Belle. Caught off-guard by Shawn’s
confession, Lani covers her jealousy and wishes him the best. At the same time,
Belle meets with Philip and admits that she and Shawn made love. Philip pretends
to take the news well, but later he ends up getting drunk.
Ratings for 4/25: 1.7
Matthew Ashford returns on 5/24 as Jack Deveraux!
Siena Goines appears as Simone.
*Hot Plots Preview* Ciara Fights Chase’s Release! Aiden visits Chase in
jail and promises his son that he will get him out. Chase is stunned and
confused that his father is still alive, but explains that he feels too badly
about what happened with Ciara to consider being freed. After, Aiden runs into
Ciara and Hope and relays his discussion with Chase. Aiden privately informs
Hope of his plans to try and secure Chase’s release. Hope responds that if she
means anything to him, he’ll drop his efforts to get his son out of jail. Alone
with Ciara later, Hope fills in her daughter.
Rafe spies Aiden kissing Hope and storms off before he sees Hope push
Aiden away on 5/23. Fynn drives Kayla to Los Angeles to chase after Joey on
5/25. Ciara opens up to Marlena during a counseling session on 5/26. Chase is
attacked and rushed to the hospital on 5/27, while Roman and JJ fight over Rory
and Eduardo is vocal in his disapproval over JJ dating Gabi.
*Night Moves* In A Stand-Alone Episode, Jennifer Seeks Help To Overcome
Her Painkiller Addiction! Jennifer is alone at home struggling to resist the
urge to take her painkillers. At her wit’s end, Jennifer calls Lucas for help.
Lucas arrives and promises to stay with Jennifer through the night, and then in
the morning, they can attend an AA meeting together. In the midst of Jennifer’s
mania, she receives a “visit” from Jack. As the night progresses, Jennifer’s
desire to take painkillers intensifies. Lucas calls Julie and Doug for help and
they head straight over to support Jennifer through her ordeal. Jennifer manages
to slip away for a moment and finds a bottle of pills that she had stashed away.
As Jennifer starts to take them, Julie enters and intervenes. Jennifer is so
overwhelmed by her compulsion to take the painkillers that she strikes Julie.
With hours to go before dawn, Jennifer struggles to stay strong in her resolve,
but will she be able to do it?
What Will Happen: John helps Steve in Los Angeles. Aiden visits Chase
in jail. Ciara and Claire appear in court.
Aiden Strikes A Deal With Andre! Aiden pays Andre a jailhouse visit to
let him know he’s free again. Aiden questions Andre about the doppelganger who
took Aiden’s place to try to kill Hope. Andre explains that he never intended
for Aiden to be held captive, but things changed when they realized Aiden
wouldn’t go through with the plan. Andre then reveals that Hope was responsible
for Stefano’s death. Aiden is shocked, but makes Andre an offer: He will secure
Andre’s release from prison provided that Andre won’t testify against Hope for
killing Stefano. Across town, Rafe and Hope have a frank heart-to-heart about
Aiden’s return. Hope admits that she is confused. When Rafe questions what her
feelings are for him, she asks if they can take things day by day. Later, Aiden
and Hope cross paths while taking a walk in the rain. Aiden uses the opportunity
to gauge Hope’s feelings and surprises her with a kiss. Unbeknownst to Aiden and
Hope, Rafe witnesses their smooch.
Ratings for 4/18: 1.7
Joseph Mascolo returns on 5/20 as Stefano DiMera, when Chad dreams
about his father.
Reiley McClendon appears as Dirk.
Thaao Penghlis has signed a new deal to continue portraying Andre
*Hot Plots Preview* Kate To Deimos: “Marry Me!” Kate surprises Deimos
with a romantic dinner and uses the intimate setting to suggest that they elope
to Vegas. Nicole interrupts their tete-a-tete and Deimos picks up on tension
between her and Kate. When Nicole leaves, Kate blasts Deimos for sharing what
she considered to be a private conversation. Deimos tempers Kate’s wrath by
accepting her proposal. Deimos, however, has a surprise for Kate when he asks
her to sign a pre-nup.
Fynn finds an antidote to the virus and cures everyone on 5/16, while
Steve heads to Los Angeles. Hope pays a visit to Bo’s grave on 5/17, while
Summer freaks out when Victor reveals that he has investigated her past. Aiden
has a troubling dream about Chase on 5/18. Fynn offers Adriana a nursing job at
the hospital on 5/19, while Adriana and Eduardo find black roses on Adriana’s
back porch sent by someone from Eduardo’s past. Chad has a disturbing dream
about Stefano on 5/20, while Ciara dreams of kissing Chad.
What Will Happen: Jade and Joey find trouble in Los Angeles. Maggie
reacts badly when Summer wants to search for her father. Anne tries to dissuade
Theresa from investigating Summer.
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) is featured in the Take Five interview this
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