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Summer Sizzle promo!
Days will not air Thursday 6/7/18 or Friday 6/8/18 due to French Open tennis.
No DOOL on Monday. Happy Memorial Day!
DOOL won Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series, for Outstanding Drama
Series Directing Team, and for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team. James
Reynolds (Abe) won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Greg Vaughan
(Eric) won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Eileen Davidson
(ex-Kristen/Susan) won for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her
role as Ashley in Y&R. Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy) won for her role on "The Bay" as
Best Digital Guest Performer.
Daytime Emmy nominations!
45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Drama Performer
Daytime soap schedule during the holidays...
Days will air a new episode.
Friday, December 29: Days will air a new
Monday, January 1: Days will be pre-empted by sports.
Labor Day schedule for Monday, September 4:
DOOL will not be seen, due to NBC's coverage of the PGA Golf Tour.
"Days of Our Lives" has been renewed for a 52nd season!
Due to the solar eclipse, Monday's 8/21 episode
of DOOL may be pre-empted, depending on the time zone.
Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) is nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Drama TV
Actress (#ChoiceDramaTVActress) for “Pretty Little Liars”.
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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.
DAYS’s Corday Received Star on May 15, 2017 10:13 AM
DAYS’s 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 (André'), 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
Gabi Changes Abigail’s Paternity Test Results!
opening her paternity test results, Abigail tells Gabi that Stefan is the father
of her baby. Little does she know that Gabi has switched the results and Chad is
the true bio dad. Abigail says that she’s considering having an abortion, but
Gabi urges her to keep the baby and reveals that she’s just found out she’s
infertile. After, Gabi visits Stefan and rips into him for framing her for
Andre’s murder, which led to her current situation. He tries to apologize, but
Gabi knows that everything that he says isn’t real. When Abigail resolves to
terminate the pregnancy, Gabi goes to Stefan and “accidentally” gives him a copy
of the fixed results.
John and Marlena ask a favor
of Eric and Brady.
Eve comes face to face with Ben.
Gabi vents to JJ.
Jennifer stumbles upon some interesting information.
*Ratings for 6/18:
*Hot Plots Preview – Brady Loses Custody Of Tate*
After JJ lies
that the drugs found in Theresa’s place were his, Brady urges Theresa to agree
to a joint custody agreement, but she refuses. The judge then rules in Theresa’s
favor. Theresa then learns that Kimberly’s cancer has returned and she needs to
go to California ASAP - with Tate. With the secret that it was Eve who was
indirectly responsible for Victor planting the drugs, Brady and Eve are steered
into an entirely different direction.
A teary Theresa bids
farewell to Eve.
Marlena and John take a stroll in Horton Town Square.
Kayla listens in on Steve’s post-op call.
Steve and Kayla meet with an
engineer about Steve’s new eye on 7/16.
JJ turns to Kayla for help on 7/18,
while Steve undergoes surgery and Eve confides in Chloe.
Rafe and Hope press
Ben to admit he set the fire on 7/19, while Claire intuits that Ciara might be
getting emotionally involved with Ben.
Kate overhears Will having a
suspicious conversation with Sonny on 7/20, while a funeral is held for baby
*What Will Happen:
Chad offers Kate a job.
JJ makes a bold
move to help Theresa.
Roman delivers bad news.
Ben starts to doubt
Victoria Konefal (Ciara) is featured in the Take Five interview
Ben Is Arrested!
Rafe and Hope get the last known
location of Ciara’s cell phone and realize it’s near the cabin where Ben held
Abigail. They race off, and discover the cabin aflame. Rafe is able to rescue an
injured Ciara, just as Ben returns. Believing that Ben is responsible for the
fire, Rafe arrests him. At the station, Hope promises Ben that she will find
evidence to put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Later, Ciara sneaks
out of the hospital and goes to the police station, where she asks Ben for the
truth. He vehemently denies having anything to do with what happened, but
understands why Ciara could think he did. After the chat, Ciara tells Hope that
she believes Ben is innocent.
Steve gets an update
about his surgery.
JJ is suspended.
Theresa gets bad news about Kimberly.
Abigail makes a decision about her pregnancy.
*Ratings for 6/11: 1.6
Kate Mansi returns as Abigail DiMera.
*Hot Plots Preview – Eve Helps
Brady reveals to Eve that Nicole killed Deimos. She urges him to come
forward with the information, but he refuses. Brady adds that he used the
information to force Nicole out of town and away from Eric. In a final attempt
to thwart Theresa’s chances of getting custody, Eve turns to Victor. But it may
be more than anyone bargained for. By week’s end, Eve feels total panic about
the possibility of it backfiring to Theresa’s benefit.
Ciara feels the burn.
Theresa has some trouble in the kitchen.
helps an ailing Gabi.
Kate basks in the afterglow with Ted.
Will freak out when they realize that Leo’s car is gone on 7/9.
guilty for her recent actions on 7/10.
Maggie takes Gabi to the hospital on
7/11, while Marlena and Hope face off and Paul is troubled to find Sonny with
Theresa makes a last-ditch effort to persuade Brady to reunite on 7/12,
while Gabi gets some devastating medical news.
Abigail’s paternity test
results are in on 7/13, while a drunken Stefan envisions Gabby and JJ makes a
*What Will Happen:
Gabi tries to make amends
Kate worries about Leo.
Clyde is surprised to hear Ben was
Shocker: Sonny Kills Leo!
While Leo is trying to
persuade Sonny to marry him to make the sexual harassment lawsuit go away, Will
enters with some shocking information about Sonny’s accuser: His name isn’t Leo
and he is a prostitute with a criminal record. When Sonny tells Leo that he
won’t marry him, Leo attacks Will. Sonny pulls Leo off of Will and throws him
into the mantel, where Leo hits his head and dies. Will and Sonny are stunned by
the turn of events. Will wants to get the authorities involved, but Sonny says
no. Will agrees to keep quiet, but then they have to figure out what to do with
Leo’s body. Their efforts are temporarily thwarted when Paul arrives looking for
Will, but Sonny gets rid of him. Maggie enters next, so Will fibs that Arianna
spilled something on the rug to explain why it’s rolled up. Sonny and Will plot
to put Leo in the driver’s seat of his car and fake a car accident. Sonny
appreciates Will helping him out. Will heads home, where he wrestles with
keeping such a big secret for Paul.
Brady makes a confession to Eve.
Will and Sonny’s plan goes awry.
Kate and Ted get passionate.
*Ratings for 6/4: 1.7
reappears on 7/6 as Clyde Weston, Ben’s father.
Stephen Nichols (Steve
Johnson) has wrapped up filming.
Greg Rikaart is out as Leo Stark, who
meets his maker after a fight with Will and Sonny.
Sal Stowers (Lani
Price) has signed a new deal to remain on the show!
*Hot Plots Preview –
JJ Connects With Lani*
JJ visits Lani, who is in deep mourning for her baby.
Lani blames herself for losing the baby because she had wished she wasn’t
pregnant. JJ comforts Lani and her mood improves.
sneaks around chez DiMera.
Ciara sharpens her knife skills.
Claire through a stressful moment.
Gabi and Abigail plot to get DNA from
both Stefan and Chad for a paternity test on 7/2.
Steve confides in John on
7/3, while Kayla opens up to Marlena about her deal with Stefan.
testifies in Tate’s custody trial on 7/4.
Eric and Chloe talk about Nicole on
7/5, while Claire and Tripp kiss and Ben becomes unglued after hearing there’s
an APB out on him.
Rafe and Hope visit Clyde at Statesville on 7/6, while Ted
forces Eve and Brady to make shocking confessions about Deimos’s murder.
*What Will Happen:
Tate’s custody hearing begins.
Will has an important
Stefan threatens Kate.
Hope and Rafe grow closer.
Abigail Is Pregnant! Who’s The Daddy?
from her integration therapy in Boston and has a loving reunion with Chad. The
duo makes love, and when Chad is in the shower, Abigail has a realization that
she could be pregnant. Abigail keeps the news to herself, and decides to buy a
pregnancy test. After, she runs into Gabi. Abby confides in Gabi about her
situation, and Gabi urges her to take the pregnancy test. The test comes back
positive. Gabi implores Abigail to get a paternity test done. In the meantime,
Abby doesn’t let Chad know that he may be a dad again.
Leo is busted.
Kayla opens up to Marlena.
Ben becomes unglued, which
freaks out Ciara.
Maggie testifies in Tate’s custody case.
for 5/28: 1.7
Marci Miller returns this week as Abigail DiMera.
Larry Poindexter appears as Father Louis, who is called into action when tragedy
strikes for Eli and Lani.
*Hot Plots Preview – Sonny Learns The Truth*
Sonny is angry to discover that Victor instructed Justin to settle Leo’s sexual
harassment suit. Justin reveals that Ted rejected the settlement offer anyway.
Meanwhile, Ted is shocked when Kate orders him to drop the suit altogether with
Chad now in charge of Titan. When Kate informs Leo that he has to take the
settlement offer, he balks because he was expecting more money. Leo takes
matters into his own hands and texts Sonny to meet up. There, he tells Sonny
that Vivian was behind the scam.
Kate checks her work.
Hope accepts Rafe’s comfort.
Steve and Kayla share a beer and a kiss.
Stefan reinstalls Gabi as the head of Gabi Chic on 6/25, while Eli and Lani say
a tearful good-bye to their son and Eve and Brady confront Theresa about suing
for full custody of Tate.
Paul reluctantly injects Will with more serum on
6/26, while Stefan learns Chad is the new CEO of Titan.
Hope deduces that Ben
Weston might have Ciara on 6/27.
Steve cautions Chad to be careful with
Stefan on 6/28, while Ciara and Ben share a close moment and Kayla delivers info
about Kate and Ted, so Stefan gives her access to the bionic eye.
remembers exchanging “I love you’s” with Sonny on 6/29.
Kate comes clean.
Stefan tries to pull a sneaky move with Eve and
Theresa shares her next plan with JJ.
Arianna isn’t happy when Gabi
Lani And Eli’s Baby Dies.
Eli meets Lani at the hospital after JJ rushes her there due to complications
with the baby. Kayla determines that they will have to do a premature delivery.
While Lani undergoes an emergency C-section, the Horton clan shows up in full
force to support Eli. Unfortunately, Eli and Lani’s baby doesn’t make it. Eli
believes that he’s the one who should deliver the awful news to Lani.
Chad is happily surprised
when Abigail comes home.
Brady and Eve confront Theresa.
Kate makes a
surprising request of Ted.
Leo busts Sonny.
*Ratings for 5/21: 1.7
*Hot Plots Preview – Ciara Stays With Ben*
Ciara decides she doesn’t want
to return to Salem and Ben tells her she’s more than welcome to stay with him.
Ciara opens up to Ben about what’s going on in her life. Ben offers Ciara a
burner phone to call her mother, so she won’t worry.
Steve is not happy to run into Stefan.
Kayla preps for surgery on Lani.
Kate and Ted have more than business on
Marlena and John have a serious chat about the future.
Marlena and John continue wedding planning on 6/18, while Will catches Kayla
digging up dirt on Kate and Will’s memory is triggered after a hug from Sonny.
Eric and Jennifer dine with Chloe and Lucas on 6/19.
Hope lashes out at Tripp
on 6/20, while Marlena comforts Claire and Chad offers to assume the role of CEO
Kayla passes incriminating information on to Stefan on 6/21.
Gabi’s reunion with Arianna isn’t quite what she expected on 6/22, while Stefan
tries to pull a bait and switch on Brady and Eve and Kate gives Stefan a very
special item of Stefano’s.
*What Will Happen:
Claire fills in Tripp on
Valerie offers to throw Lani a baby shower.
Gabi is released
Bryan R. Dattilo (Lucas) is featured in the Take Five
interview this week!
Theresa Blackmails Brady And Eve!
Eve and Brady are
stunned when Theresa announces that Victor has put her in charge of Bella.
Theresa offers Eve and Brady a deal: She says if Brady will reunite with her,
he’ll be made head of Titan and Eve will be given Bella. Brady and Eve, however,
don’t take kindly to being blackmailed. But Eve isn’t surprised that Theresa is
stooping to such desperate measures. Brady assures Eve that he’s committed to
her, and that they’ll find a way to work with Theresa. Later, a
missing-in-action Ciara misses a Bella photo shoot, which forces Claire to
explain what happened with Tripp the night before. Eve worries that the Bella
campaign will fall apart now that Theresa is in charge, so Claire suggests she
find a way around it. Eve turns to Stefan for help. Meanwhile, Theresa tells
Brady that she’ll give up Titan if he makes love to her. She brings up their
past love, and he’s affected. Just when they start to kiss, Eve shows up and
announces that she’s made a deal with Stefan. Though Theresa may be temporarily
thwarted, she is not done with the duo.
undergoes emergency surgery.
Hope lashes out at Tripp.
himself to run Titan.
Sonny hugs Will, which triggers a memory.
*Ratings for 5/14: 1.6
Arianne Zucker will return in October as Nicole
Marci Miller has wrapped up her stint as Abigail Deveraux, but
will continue to air into the fall.
Paul Telfer is out, at least for now,
as Xander Cook, who leaves Salem with some damning information about Nicole and
Billy Flynn has decided to remain on the show as Chad DiMera.
*Hot Plots Preview – Ciara Deals With Ben*
An injured Ciara wakes up and
is stunned to find herself in a cabin with Ben. Ben tries to explain that he’s
reformed, but Ciara isn’t totally buying it. When Ciara implores him to get help
for her broken leg, he declines. Ben is able to provide her with the medical
attention she needs, but she can’t get out of there because she can’t walk,
causing her to go on the defensive.
Doug comforts daughter
JJ’s EMT skills come in handy when Lani needs medical attention.
and Rafe take selfies at the station.
Xander does some safekeeping.
Xander finds an envelope that may be a game changer on 6/11, while Sonny
discovers that a serum is being developed that may restore Will’s memory.
Marlena administers the serum to Will on 6/12, while Kayla spies Ted and Kate
together and Eric tells Roman he’s ready to put his past with Brady behind him.
Lani comforts Claire on 6/13.
Tripp informs Claire that Ciara is missing on
Lani and JJ connect on 6/15.
*What Will Happen:
Lani make amends.
Claire and Tripp worry about Ciara.
Adrienne breaks up a
fight between Sonny and Xander.
Rafe confides in Eli.
Brady To Victor: I’m Outta Here!
After learning that
Theresa left Chloe in Mexico, a reeling Brady kicks her out of the Kiriakis
mansion. Brady can’t believe that Victor knew Chloe was being held captive by
Mateo and did nothing about it, either. Brady confronts his grandfather, who
uges Brady to fill in as Titan’s CEO. But Brady turns him down and announces
that he and Tate will be moving out in the morning.
Theresa gets a new job.
Xander comes across damning information.
makes a risky move with Marlena’s help.
Ciara freaks out when she finds
herself trapped with Ben.
Ratings for 5/7: 1.6
Brandon Beemer and
Martha Madison will be returning as Shawn Brady and Belle Black.
Marini debuts on 6/5 as Ted Laurent, Leo’s lawyer.
*Hot Plots Preview -
Ciara Catches Tripp And Claire*
Tripp and Claire almost have sex, but he
stops at the last minute. Ciara returns to the loft and finds them naked on the
couch. Ciara reveals to Tripp that she was raped, and that’s why she pulled
Kayla counsels Ciara.
Brady and Eve get smoochy.
Hope learns that Ben will be released on 6/4.
Leo and Kate meet with
Leo’s lawyer, Ted on 6/5, while Justin and Sonny discover that the lawsuit isn’t
going to be as clear-cut as they thought.
Ben shows up on Will’s doorstep to
make amends on 6/6, while Kayla makes a decision about Stefan and Ben finds an
unconscious Ciara on the side of the road.
*What Will Happen*
meets with Ben.
Will insists his future is with Paul.
Claire returns from
her visit with Theo and reveals they’ve split.
Marci Miller (Abigail) is
featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Chloe Kills Mateo And Returns To Salem!
kills Miguel, a panicked Chloe gets her hands on Miguel’s hidden knife and
thinks about her next move. Paul and John arrive at the compound and are
apprehended by Mateo’s men. Chloe enters and saves the day by killing Mateo.
Chloe, who believes Mateo killed Theresa, is dealing with some survivor’s guilt.
When she gets back to Salem and discovers Theresa is actually alive, however,
it’s a gut punch to Chloe. Chloe reveals the truth about Theresa to Brady, who
is furious with Theresa. For Chloe, this marks the end of the line with Theresa.
Xander advises Eve to cut her losses.
Brady announces he’s done with Theresa and Victor.
returns to Salem.
*Ratings for 4/30: 1.7
Jaime Lyn Bauer returns
on 5/30 as Laura Horton, who tends to granddaughter, Abigail.
Creech is out as Diane, Gabi’s prison nemesis, who meets her maker on 5/29.
*Hot Plots Preview – Kayla‘s Desperate Move*
When Kayla hears that a
company Stefan owns is developing a bionic eye that can possibly restore Steve’s
vision, she asks him for help. Stefan considers it, but for a price: Kayla must
help him bring down Kate. Kayla ponders her next move but knows she can’t tell
Steve, who hates Stefan.
Theresa gets a hug from son Tate.
Gabi has more trouble with Diane.
Marlena and Hope talk it out.
Sonny delight in daughter Arianna.
Victor fires Sonny on 5/29, while Eve
makes a decision about her future with Brady.
Abigail’s grandmother, Laura,
arrives on 5/30, while Marlena and Hope get surprising news about Ben Weston and
Gabi’s release from prison is delayed.
Marlena and John discuss their
upcoming wedding on 5/31, while Will updates Paul, Marlena and John about his
progress with Rolf’s formula.
Claire returns to town and shares an unexpected
kiss with Tripp on 6/1, while Paul stands by his man and Marlena makes a
determination about Ben’s sanity.
Kayla makes a deal
with Stefan, in order to help Steve regain his eyesight. But she’s keeping her
“business” relationship with Stefan from Steve, which cannot end well.
Theresa assumed that Eve would step aside or Brady would choose her and their
family, but Brady is really trying to prove himself to Eve. JJ turns out to be
someone Theresa can turn to in her desperation.
Ben returns to Salem, but the
whole town appears to be united against him.
Kayla urges Ciara to talk to
Tripp about her rape, but she doesn’t want to. Tripp, meanwhile, thinks Ciara
isn’t as into him as he thought. This coincides with Claire returning from South
Africa, where she and Theo broke up. Ciara walks in on a very compromising
moment between Tripp and Claire, but before they can explain, she takes off on
her motorcycle in a state of high upset.
Will takes a big risk to restore his
memory, which worries Paul. If Will gets his full memory back, will he remember
his love for Sonny? What will it do to him and Paul?
Stefan is running
DiMera, leaving Chad without a power base to combat Stefan. Because of the
sexual harassment suit going on, Sonny isn’t in a position to run the company
right now. The possibility of running Titan arises for Chad, which he sees as a
perfect way to go head to head with his brother.
When the opportunity arises
for Chad to take control of Titan, it turns Kate’s plan on it’s ear because she
will no longer have a vested interest in trying to drag down the company, in an
attempt to take over. The wild card in all of this is Leo, who saw a huge payday
coming his way, and has an alternate plan of his own.
Abigail comes home
after her intensive integration therapy with Laura and Chad is thrilled. But
then Abby receives shocking news.
Gabi is going down a darker path of revenge
against Stefan and Abigail.
Lani goes into premature labor and Eli is there
for her. The entire Horton family rallies around her, but it’s a very dangerous
and very premature situation.
*What Will Happen:
Sonny and Will share
a nice moment.
Gabi makes a startling discovery.
Ciara breaks up with
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