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January 2, 2020
Vivian Alamain is back, y'all! Louise Sorel is reportedly reprising her Days of our Lives role and will be back on-screen this summer.
January 2, 2020
An engagement ring turned out to be the best Christmas gift that Jade Harlow (ex-Sheryl Connors, Days of our Lives; ex-Jessica Bennett, Passions) received this year.
January 6, 2020
Robb Derringer (ex-Kyle Sloane, General Hospital; ex-Scooter Nelson, Days of our Lives) says his new series, AJ and the Queen, is "a hell of a fun show to watch."
January 6, 2020
Solve, an interactive murder-mystery podcast that puts listeners at the center of the investigation, calls upon Days of our Lives star Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) for one of its first spine-tingling episodes.
January 8, 2019
Popular Days of our Lives pair Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera, Andre DiMera) and Leann Hunley (Anna Fredericks) are heading back to Salem.
January 12, 2020
Days of our Lives' Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) will be thrown for a loop when her daughter Summer Townsend (Marie Wilson) returns to the canvas..
January 12, 2020
Days of our Lives is bringing George DelHoyo back to the role of villainous former ISA agent Orpheus, also known as Milo Harp.
January 13, 2020
NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy confirms that the network has no plans to axe Days of our Lives, despite cancellation rumors.
January 14, 2020
Somebody call 9-1-1, because The Bold and the Beautiful and Days of our Lives star Patrika Darbo (ex-Shirley Spectra, B&B; ex-Nancy Wesley, DAYS) just got herself a part on one of the hottest drama spinoffs on television.
January 16, 2020
Actress Rachel Kimsey (ex-Mackenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless; ex-Meredith Hudson, Days of our Lives) is the proud new mom of a baby girl.
January 16, 2020
Days of our Lives' Brandon Beemer (Shawn-Douglas Brady) dishes on when fans can expect him back in Salem. Hint: it'll be sweater weather.
January 21, 2020
CBS' forthcoming drama Tommy will feature Days of our Lives alum Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (ex-Miguel Garcia) in a recurring role.
January 20, 2020
Soap stars Allison Paige (Days of our Lives), Tyler Johnson (The Young and the Restless), and Sarah Aldrich (Port Charles) set for Lifetime's upcoming thriller, Adopted in Danger.
January 23, 2020
Days of our Lives' Judi Evans (ex-Adrienne Kiriakis) opens up about her character's surprise death on the NBC soap opera and how she feels about bringing her 33-year history with the show to an end.
January 28, 2020
It turns out that more people want to watch the Newmans, Bradys, Forresters, and Cassadines than the real-life drama playing out in Washington. The networks' ratings for impeachment coverage aren't peachy.
January 28, 2020
Some fun online banter between Another World alum Jackée Harry (ex-Lily Mason) and Days of our Lives head writer Ron Carlivati might lead to the actress appearing in Salem.
January 30, 2020
It's official: NBC has chosen to renew Days of our Lives, and the long-running soap opera will end its months-long hiatus in the near future.
January 31, 2020
The 11th Annual Indie Series Awards nominations include a whopping number of daytime stars, including Sean Kanan (ex-A.J. Quartermaine, General Hospital; ex-Deacon Sharpe, The Bold and the Beautiful/The Young and the Restless) for his Amazon series Studio City.
January 31, 2020
Days of our Lives is reportedly saying goodbye to Casey Moss in a dramatic moment that will take his character, J.J. Deveraux, off the screen during February Sweeps.
February 3, 2020
Days of our Lives' Bill Hayes is approaching 50 years of playing Doug Williams, and the soap's head writer, Ron Carlivati, promises to honor the actor and character with an important storyline.
February 7, 2020
Some fans are freaking out about the status of Days of our Lives' Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), who recently hinted that he might be leaving the NBC soap opera.
February 10, 2020
Check out the teaser trailer for The Ravine, an upcoming film starring Kyle Lowder (ex-Rex Brady and ex-Brady Black, Days of our Lives; ex-Rick Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) alongside Teri Polo (ex-Kristin Larsen, Loving) and Leslie Uggams (ex-Rose Keefer, All My Children).
February 12, 2020
Days of our Lives has decided to release Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) and Chandler Massey (Will Horton) from their contracts, bringing the actors' time in Salem and WilSon's iconic love story to an end.
February 12, 2019
The Daytime Emmys have found a new broadcast home. While the ceremony won't be on one of the major networks, it will be much easier for fans to watch. This is just one of many changes this year, including the end to the pre-nominations announcement.
February 13, 2020
Vanessa Williams is stepping back into the role of Days of our Lives' Valerie Grant, who's got some strong words of advice for her son, Eli (Lamon Archey).
February 14, 2020
Days of our Lives' Galen Gering reveals that he has taped his final episode and has bid an official goodbye to Salem.
February 17, 2020
Days of our Lives' Chandler Massey (Will Horton) and Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) spill more details about their surprise exit from the NBC soap. "The handling of it kind of hurt my feelings," Massey reveals.
February 19, 2020
Fans would love to see Jen Lilley return as troublemaking Days of our Lives character Theresa Donovan, and it turns out the actress would love it, as well!
February 22, 2020
Are Days of our Lives' Brady and Kristen lovable as a couple, or is Bristen just too wacky for comfort? Portrayers Eric Martsolf and Stacy Haiduk discuss Salem's most explosive couple and answer that very question.
February 22, 2020
Fans who tuned in to Friday's episode of Days of our Lives saw a familiar face in a new role: Terrell Tilford, who previously played Dr. Bob Carrington on the NBC soap, appeared as D.A. James Giddens.
February 24, 2019
Days of our Lives' Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera) says he and Leann Hunley (Anna Fredericks) will be back to Salem this March.
February 26, 2020
Days of our Lives fans can look forward to Chloe Lane returning to Salem full-time, because portrayer Nadia Bjorlin has reportedly rejoined the NBC soap opera with a contract.
March 2, 2020
Days of our Lives' Paul Telfer (Xander Cook) has some big news to share about his film Green Rush, which he cowrote, produced, and stars in. Plus, the teaser trailer for the thriller was just released!
March 4, 2020
Could Justin Kiriakis finally be getting some well-deserved front-burner storylines again?! Days of our Lives puts portrayer Wally Kurth back on contract, meaning the sky's the limit.
March 6, 2020
The daytime world has lost another family member. Roscoe Born, known for memorable roles on numerous soaps, has passed away. The actor and songwriter was 69.
March 11, 2020
Dating is no picnic in the modern world, which is the very relatable topic of NBC's comedy pilot Crazy for You, starring Days of our Lives alum Shelley Hennig (ex-Stephanie Johnson).
March 10, 2020
Everyone has gone gaga for feel-good Christmas films, so why not start with the holiday spirit in July? That's the thinking behind Christmas Con 2020, a fan event celebrating holiday films and the soap stars who are in them!
March 11, 2020
NBC's iconic "The More You Know" public service announcements have temporarily been rebranded as "The More You See Her," and Days of our Lives' Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) is one of the stars of the new ad campaign.
March 12, 2020
Days of our Lives star Olivia Rose Keegan (ex-Claire Brady) has signed on to season two of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series as an energetic freshman named Lily.
March 13, 2020
It's hard to imagine that any date with Days of our Lives' Robert Scott Wilson (Ben Weston) could be bad, but he reveals that being a sexy soap opera star doesn't act as a shield against horrible dating experiences!
March 17, 2020
Will Nicole come clean and reveal that Mackenzie Horton is really Rachel Black? Days of our Lives actress Arianne Zucker opens up about her Salem alter ego's impossible choice.
March 17, 2020
Daytime favorite Wally Kurth opens up about how he handles his dual roles as General Hospital's Ned Quartermaine and Days of our Lives' Justin Kiriakis, how much he misses the musical aspect of his soap career, and the experiences he's had as a parent of a child with special needs.
March 18, 2020
Days of our Lives will stop production for an indefinite period of time as the nation grapples with steps to curb the spread of COVID-19. The other three daytime drama series have already halted production.
March 18, 2020
Judith Chapman (ex-Gloria Fisher, The Young and the Restless; ex-Anjelica Deveraux/Diana Colville, Days of our Lives) has taken on the role of Nancy Reagan in King Richard, a Will Smith film that recounts the childhoods of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams.
March 19, 2019
The Daytime Emmys ceremony is the latest event to be canceled because of concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak. The ceremony, which was to have taken place over three nights in June, is now on hold indefinitely.
March 19, 2020
Days of our Lives' Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric Brady) and his wife, Danneel Ackles (ex-Shannon McBain, One Life to Live), take viewers on a video tour of their Texas abode, a lake house that is like "being in the belly of a ship."
March 19, 2020
Days of our Lives' Victoria Konefal (Ciara Brady) opens up about how she had to overcome shyness in order to become a real part of her Salem family, which includes iconic actress Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady).
March 23, 2020
Having been ill and in solo quarantine for over a week, The Young and the Restless star Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher; ex-Leo Stark, Days of our Lives) reveals he has tested positive for COVID-19, the strain of coronavirus that has caused a global pandemic.
March 25, 2020
Lamon Archey (Eli Grant) recently made a grave mistake at Days of our Lives -- but it was actually pretty funny.
March 25, 2020
The Writers Guild of America says it will not seek a strike vote while the nation deals with the current COVID-19 pandemic. Many believed the WGA would strike later this year, leaving daytime dramas and other shows in a lurch.
March 27, 2020
A new quarantine-themed coronavirus PSA made for people living with disabilities features Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy Wesley, Days of our Lives; ex-Shirley Spectra, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Danny Woodburn (ex-Ken, B&B).
March 27, 2020
Several soap opera stars have filled their time in coronavirus lockdown by starting podcasts, including Days of our Lives actors Martha Madison (ex-Belle Black) and Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker), as well as General Hospital's Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis).
March 29, 2020
Daytime actor John Callahan, best known as All My Children character Edmund Grey, passed away early Saturday morning. He was 66.
April 2, 2020
The ratings for daytime dramas are surging during the coronavirus pandemic as millions of people across the country are forced to stay home. But how will the networks continue to meet the rising demand if they're unable to create new episodes?
April 8, 2020
Long before Xander Kiriakis was brought to Salem, Days of our Lives hired Paul Telfer to play the role of E.J. DiMera. So, what happened?
April 9, 2020
Hot on the heels of her return as General Hospital villain Britt Westbourne comes a rumor that actress Kelly Thiebaud has taken on a role at Days of our Lives.
April 13, 2020
Soap opera fans will have to wait until next month to find out which of their favorite actors will be officially competing in this year's Daytime Emmy Awards, says NATAS CEO and President Adam Sharp.
April 16, 2020
Days of our Lives' Brandon Barash announces when he'll be back in Salem and dishes on whether he's returning as Stefan DiMera -- or somebody else entirely.
April 17, 2020
Suzanne Rogers opens up about facing family challenges at the same time as her difficult Days of our Lives storyline: "I wasn't thrilled when I was told they were going to bring the alcohol storyline back. I didn't want to do it."
April 17, 2020
Some extremely important scenes detailing the final fate of Days of our Lives character Stefano DiMera had to be cut, but fans can find out what they missed thanks to DAYS head writer, Ron Carlivati.
April 18, 2020
The reveal of baby Rachel/Mickey's true parentage was a bombshell moment on Days of our Lives, but Eric Martsolf says the really crazy stuff is how Bristen deals with the betrayal: "It's going to be bad."
April 18, 2020
The reveal of baby Rachel/Mickey's true parentage was a bombshell moment on Days of our Lives, but Eric Martsolf says the really crazy stuff is how Bristen deals with the betrayal: "It's going to be bad."
April 20, 2020
Days of our Lives fans will soon be seeing Rex Brady back on their screens. Portrayer Kyle Lowder reveals he's returning to the NBC soap opera later this month.
April 22, 2019
Selling Sunset, the real estate reality show that stars Chrishell Stause (Jordan Ridgeway, Days of our Lives; ex-Amanda Dillon, All My Children), is getting a second season on Netflix.
April 22, 2020
With several safety measures in place, the Australian soap opera Neighbours is about to resume production. Could its coronavirus production plan be a road map for getting US soaps back up and running?
April 27, 2020
Days of our Lives' Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) and several of her soap opera co-stars have started a website called Daytime Cares that aims to fundraise and help during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 27, 2020
Looking for a fun distraction while you're safe at home during the coronavirus pandemic? Check out Days of our Lives star Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan) and All My Children alum Jonathan Bennett (ex-J.R. Chandler) in Love on Repeat, now streaming on Amazon Prime.
April 30, 2020
Get ready for major action and thrills via the crime drama Nova Vita, a TV series starring Days of our Lives' Marci Miller (ex-Abigail Deveraux) that's currently looking for a distributor.
April 30, 2020
Days of our Lives' head writer Ron Carlivati says killing off Stefan DiMera was a mistake. Find out why it happened and why the show knew it had to get portrayer Brandon Barash back on the canvas.
April 30, 2020
Spectrum Celebrity Events is hosting a soap opera fan event this October with Days of our Lives stars that aims to raise money for the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
May 4, 2020
The cast of Days of our Lives presents The Drinks Are On Us, a hilarious video in which the stars play fictional characters who've been wronged -- and splashed in the face with quarantini cocktails.
May 5, 2020
Get ready to say goodbye to Kate Mansi, who has wrapped her return stint as Days of our Lives' Abigail Deveraux and will be leaving Salem this month.
May 7, 2020
Kristen DiMera's days in Salem are numbered: Portrayer Stacy Haiduk has been let go from Days of our Lives and will reportedly exit the canvas next week.
May 13, 2020
Days of our Lives' Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan) is hosting a worldwide talent contest called Voices That Give that not only aims to make fans' dreams come true, but also raises money for orphans and children in foster care. But that's not all: She's also releasing a new album!
May 13, 2020
Check out the creepy new 48-hour-filmed Permanent Resident, which stars Days of our Lives alum Peter Reckell (ex-Bo Brady) as a man being tormented by an unwanted guest in his home during COVID19 lockdown.
May 15, 2020
ABC's upcoming primetime soap opera special, The Story of Soaps, has been moved into a later time slot to accommodate a special on the Michael Jordan ESPN docuseries After the Dance.
May 180, 2020
Days of our Lives has recast the character of Thomas DiMera. Cary Christopher has reportedly taken over for Asher Morrissette in the role of Chad (Billy Flynn) and Abigail's (Kate Mansi) son.
May 21, 2020
Beloved Days of our Lives star Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) is recovering from major injuries that she sustained during a horseback riding incident last weekend.
May 21, 2020
It looks like Claire Brady will once again be causing trouble in Salem, as portrayer Olivia Rose Keegan is set to reprise her Days of our Lives role this summer. And guess what? Her on-screen parents, Belle (Martha Madison) and Shawn (Brandon Beemer), will be with her!
May 27, 2020
There's a lot to look forward to this summer on Days of our Lives, including the return of beloved actress Kassie DePaiva in the role of evil Eve Donovan.
May 27, 2020
Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy Wesley, Days of our Lives; ex-Shirley Spectra, The Bold and the Beautiful) chats receiving an Emmy nomination for her serious work in Studio City and opens up about the ups and downs of working in Hollywood.
May 28, 2020
Hallmark star Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan, Days of our Lives) is selling her L.A. home, which was once featured on HGTV. And it's actually listed at a reasonable price that non-celebrities can afford!
May 29, 2020
Chandler Massey (Will Horton, Days of our Lives) opens up about his Emmy nomination, how he feels about the end of WilSon, and the one thing coming that he thought he'd NEVER do.
June 1, 2020
Find out how Paul Telfer feels about receiving his very first Daytime Emmy nomination, what he loves most about playing Days of our Lives' Xander, and why he thinks a roll of toilet paper might come in handy on awards night.
May 31, 2020
Holy cow! Days of our Lives just revealed that super popular stars Jay Kenneth Johnson (Philip Kiriakis), Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain), and Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) are heading back to Salem.
June 2, 2020
Days of our Lives' Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady) reacts to her Daytime Emmy nomination and opens up about what fans can expect with Claire leaving Bayview and returning to Salem.
June 2, 2020
Days of our Lives' Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) opens up about her sixth Emmy nomination, her earliest moments with Bill Hayes (Doug Williams), and the special escape that soaps provide during troubling times.
June 2, 2020
Days of our Lives' Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) opens up about his Daytime Emmy nomination, the unique way he approaches scenes, and how it feels to be the guy in the middle of one of Salem's most beloved supercouples.
June 4, 2020
Thaao Penghlis (ex-Tony DiMera/Andre DiMera, Days of our Lives) opens up about his Emmy nomination, the special nuances that keep the DiMera family viable, and representing immigrants on an American television series.
June 8, 2020
Days of our Lives actresses and real-life twin sisters Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and Andrea Hall (ex-Hattie Adams/Samantha Evans) have launched the Westbrook Collection, a watercolor art project that includes paintings and cards.
June 8, 2020
Now that she has wrapped her run as Days of our Lives' Kristen DiMera, could Stacy Haiduk return to The Young and the Restless? She says she'd love to step back into the shoes of Dr. Emily Peterson in a super soapy twist.
June 9, 2020
Days of our Lives Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) has been recovering in the hospital following a serious horse riding accident last month, and now she's been diagnosed with COVID-19 -- which nearly led to leg amputations.
June 10, 2020
Actress Melinda O. Fee, known to daytime fans for roles like Days of our Lives' Mary Marshall and Guiding Light's Charlotte Bauer, has passed away. She was 77.
June 10, 2020
NATAS has released clips from this year's Outstanding Lead Actor reels, featuring wow-worthy performances from some of daytime's best male performers.
June 12, 2020
Days of our Lives' Xander Kiriakis has seemingly gone from villainous mayhem maker to virtuous family guy, but portrayer Paul Telfer says the softening actually heightens the character's bad boy ways. Find out why the actor now describes Xander as "an anti-villain" -- and what that has to do with Bo Brady (?!), of all people.
June 15, 2020
NATAS has released clips from this year's Outstanding Lead Actress reels, featuring stunning performances from some of daytime's most talented women.
June 15, 2020
NATAS has released clips from this year's Outstanding Guest Performer reels, featuring noteworthy appearances from some very special guest actors.
June 17, 2020
Actress Chrishell Stause (ex-Amanda Dillon, All My Children; ex-Jordan Ridgeway, Days of our Lives) opens up about being slapped by Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane), who she says is "funnier than people ever thought," and why she might hide under a rock during season three of Selling Sunset, which chronicles her painful divorce.
June 19, 2020
Days of our Lives is welcoming back Marilyn McCoo (Tamara Price) and Billy Davis Jr. (Billy) for another wedding. Here's hoping this one leads to a happily ever after!
June 19, 2020
It may have looked like Kirsten DiMera had left Salem for good, but that was all a big "not so fast" moment, because portrayer Stacy Haiduk has returned to Days of our Lives!
June 19, 2020
In an amusing revolving door situation, actress Marci Miller is said to be once again taking over for Kate Mansi in the role of Days of our Lives' Abigail Deveraux.
June 19, 2020
Vanessa Williams is reportedly reprising her role as Days of our Lives' Dr. Valerie Grant just in time for the second wedding between her son, Eli (Lamon Archey), and Lani (Sal Stowers).
June 25, 2020
Soap alum Blake Berris (ex-Nick Fallon, Days of our Lives) has placed his historic Los Angeles pad on the market for $2.5 million.
June 26, 2020
Days of our Lives is bringing back a blast from the past. Actor Ivan G'Vera is reprising his role as villainous Ivan Marais, the loyal companion of Vivian Alamain (Louise Sorel).
June 24, 2020
Looking for "a good belly laugh, 1960s flair, and some monster mash?" Check out Days of our Lives' Emily O'Brien (Gwen) in Vampire Dad, now streaming.
July 2, 2020
Fan favorite actor Brandon Barash (Jake Lambert/Stefan DiMera, Days of our Lives; ex-Johnny Zacchara, General Hospital) stars in The Mourning Hour, a film on Reel Women's Network, which was launched by DAYS favorite Crystal Chappell (ex-Carly Manning; ex-Olivia Spencer, Guiding Light).
July 6, 2020
Kristian Alfonso has exited her role as Hope Brady on Days of our Lives. In a statement, the Emmy-nominated actress revealed that she's already taped her final scenes on the NBC soap.
July 6, 2020
Days of our Lives' Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) promised that Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis/Bonnie Lockhart) would be back to the NBC soap opera, and more details surrounding her return have finally been revealed.
July 7, 2020
Could fan favorite actor A Martinez be stepping back into the shoes of Days of our Lives' Eduardo Hernandez?
July 9, 2020
Daytime stars far and wide share goodbye messages with Days of our Lives' Kristian Alfonso, who is stepping away from the role of Hope Brady to start the next chapter of her life.
July 10, 2020
Everyone wants to know when Jay Kenneth Johnson will be reprising the role of Days of our Lives' Philip Kiriakis. The answer is: very soon!
July 18, 2020
Ten days after the soap world was shocked by Kristian Alfonso's announcement that she was walking away from Days of our Lives, the actress has revealed the factors that ultimately led to her decision to exit the NBC soap she has called home since 1983. The biggest? Being told she'd be written out for up to five months.
July 20, 2020
Days of our Lives' Christopher Sean (ex-Paul Narita) is proud of his role as Emanjiro in the "genius huge new" video game Ghost of Tsushima.
July 22, 2020
Days of our Lives is losing yet another fan favorite actor. Greg Vaughan has announced that he is no longer playing the role of Eric Brady.
July 24, 2020
Victoria Konefal will soon be leaving the role of Days of our Lives' Ciara Brady, bringing the character's super popular "Cin" pairing with Ben Weston (Robert Scott Wilson) to an end.
July 31, 2020
Days of our Lives viewers were introduced to a mysterious new character this week. Find out all you need to know about Ben's (Robert Scott Wilson) captor, Vincent, and his portrayer, Michael Teh.
July 31, 2020
General Hospital has called on soap alum Lindsay Korman-Hartley (ex-Cara Castillo, All My Children; ex-Arianna Hernandez, Days of our Lives; ex-Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald, Passions) to temporarily step in for Kelly Monaco in the role of Sam McCall.
August 3, 2020
Rumor has it that fan-favorite Days of our Lives actress Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) will soon be exiting the NBC soap opera -- but fans might not want to rush into mourning just yet.
August 3, 2020
Hallmark has welcomed Days of our Lives star Drake Hogestyn (John Black) to its enviable family. The soap opera staple is starring in the network's upcoming holiday film, Christmas Tree Lane -- a job that's extra special because it's one of his first non-DAYS roles in years!
August 3, 2020
In an unexpected twist, Days of our Lives' recent "four weddings" celebration turned out to be FIVE weddings: the NBC soap's head writer, Ron Carlivati, married interior designer David Rogal over the weekend at a beautiful ceremony in the Hamptons.
August 4, 2020
Recent Daytime Emmy Award winner Olivia Rose Keegan has reportedly wrapped her return stint as Claire Brady and will exit the canvas next week. The NBC soap is rumored to have recast the character with actress Isabel Durant.
August 11, 2020
Three weeks have passed since Greg Vaughan revealed that he has left the role of Days of our Lives' Eric Brady, and the actor has decided to become a bit more candid about why he chose to walk away from the NBC soap opera.
August 11, 2020
Nadia Bjorlin is back in the role of Chloe Lane on Days of our Lives, but the COVID-19 pandemic led to a slight pause on her contract situation, which she says is still being worked out.
August 13, 2020
Days of our Lives has welcomed actress Isabel Durant to the role of Claire Brady, with Olivia Rose Keegan having made her final appearance as the character this week.
August 17, 2020
In an amusing revolving door situation, actress Marci Miller is once again taking over for Kate Mansi in the role of Days of our Lives' Abigail Deveraux.
August 17, 2020
DAYS has confirmed that fan-favorite Days of our Lives actress Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) will soon be exiting the NBC soap opera -- but the soap has also confirmed that she'll be back very soon!
August 19, 2020
In a happy twist of fortune, it turns out that Days of our Lives' Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) won't be exiting the canvas, after all! Plus, the show's executive producer, Ken Corday, teases plans for DAYS' 55th anniversary.
August 20, 2020
Soap opera alum Gloria Loring, known for playing Days of our Lives' Liz Chandler and for singing Kim and Shane Donavan's love song, "Friends and Lovers," is set to release a new EP titled The Best of Me.
August 24, 2020
Days of our Lives fans won't have to go long without Sami Brady on their screens because portrayer Alison Sweeney is returning to the NBC soap opera when it resumes production.
August 25, 2020
It's been a long summer without Days of our Lives' Brady Black, but fans don't have to fret over his absence much longer. Actor Eric Martsolf is on his way back to the canvas.
August 27, 2020
Get ready for some trippy news, Days of our Lives fans: Lucas Adams is stepping back into the role of Steve and Ava's son, Tripp Dalton.
August 28, 2020
"It's a bummer Eve got caught," says Kassie DePaiva, who makes her final appearance as the love-to-hate Days of our Lives villainess today.
August 31, 2020
Days of our Lives' Freddie Smith bids farewell to fans as Sonny and Will's (Chandler Massey) exit plays out this week: "Let's focus on all of the positives and love that has been shared over the years."
August 31, 2020
It turns out that Kristen DiMera will be back in Salem, after all! Watch for Stacy Haiduk's return later this week.
August 31, 2020
A new Days of our Lives promo reveals that Heather Lindell is reprising her role as Salem troublemaker Jan Spears, a character who was part of the Last Blast crew.
September 2, 2020
Soap opera favorite Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan Ridgeway, Days of our Lives; ex-Amanda Dillon, All My Children) is both "excited and terrified" to be taking part in this year's Dancing with the Stars. She joins Another World alum Anne Heche (ex-Vicky Hudson), Passions alum Jesse Metcalfe (ex-Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald), and many more.
September 3, 2020
Tamara Braun is heading back to the role that won her her very first Daytime Emmy: Days of our Lives' supposedly dead Ava Vitali.
September 2, 2020
Natalia Livingston (ex-Emily Quartermaine, General Hospital; ex-Taylor Walker, Days of our Lives) and her husband, Matt Aldag, are thrilled to announce the birth of their second child, a son they've named Huxley.
September 4, 2020
Christmas is sure to be merry and bright this year because Days of our Lives actress Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) is starring in a new holiday film!
September 5, 2020
General Hospital alum Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan Corinthos) declares that he's ready to come back to daytime. The question now is which soap will jump at the chance to cast him and cash in on his incredible fan following?
September 7, 2020
Soap alum Kevin Dobson (ex-Mack MacKenzie, Knots Landing; ex-Mickey Horton, Days of our Lives; ex-Judge Devin Owens, The Bold and the Beautiful) passed away over Labor Day weekend. He was 77.
September 10, 2020
Hold onto your hats, Days of our Lives fans. The NBC soap's head writer, Ron Carlivati, says a whole lot of drama is blowing into Salem this fall.
September 10, 2020
Days of our Lives actress Emily O'Brien (Gwen Davies) is thrilled to be voicing League of Legends' Samira, a groundbreaking Middle Eastern video game character.
September 16, 2020
Could Days of our Lives' Brady Black get back together with Chloe Lane? Portrayer Eric Martsolf dishes on what could happen if the powers that be were to "ignite that flame again."
September 29, 2020
Get those Kleenex handy, Days of our Lives fans. Kristian Alfonso shares that her final airdate as Hope Brady is coming near.
September 29, 2020
Days of our Lives' Tamara Braun is back in the saddle as Ava Vitali, and she's shared some behind-the-scenes tidbits about being back on set in Salem.
September 30, 2020
Kassie DePaiva opens up about her new film, Killian & the Comeback Kids, pushing the limits of evil as Days of our Lives' Eve Donovan, taking One Life to Live's Blair Cramer from sex kitten to tough business chick, and literally tossing her dreams in the garbage -- no joke!
October 2, 2020
Days of our Lives has snatched up The Bay star Mike Manning to play the new role of Charlie, who will be hitting Salem in early October.
October 16, 2020
Kristian Alfonso has learned a lot about negotiation, work-life balance, and other difficult career decisions during her 37 years as Days of our Lives' Hope Brady. Luckily for fans, she's sharing her valuable knowledge.
October 16, 2020
Days of our Lives fans hoped that the recent return of Alison Sweeney's Sami Brady would bring James Scott back to the role of E.J. DiMera, but unfortunately, the actor says he has forever quit Hollywood and has no plans to return to Salem.
October 19, 2020
Hallmark star Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan, Days of our Lives) is making sure holiday spirits stay lifted with the announcement of a holly and jolly contest called Operation: Christmas is NOT Cancelled.
October 19, 2020
Fans who were hoping for a holly and jolly Christmas on Days of our Lives are in luck. Actress Nadia Bjorlin reveals that she will be back on screen as Chloe Lane before Santa makes it to Salem!
October 20, 2020
The Amityville saga continues with The Amityville Harvest, a haunting new film starring Kyle Lowder (ex-Rex Brady, Days of our Lives; ex-Rick Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) in a super creepy role.
October 21, 2020
Soap opera fans' holiday season will be merry and bright thanks to Middleton Christmas, a holly and jolly film that stars daytime icon Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott, The Young and the Restless; ex-Kristen DiMera, Days of our Lives).
October 21, 2020
Days of our Lives' Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) to star in Monsters of California, an upcoming sci-fi feature directed by former Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge.
October 23, 2020
Days of our Lives alum Molly Burnett (ex-Melanie Jonas) has been upped to a series regular position on Queen of the South, the USA Network series that follows a woman who is forced to run from a Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.
October 23, 2020
Hallmark is bringing fans double the soapy fun by featuring Days of our Lives' Kristian Alfonso (ex-Hope Brady) alongside Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) in the next installment of its Chronicle Mysteries film series.
October 24, 2020
Daytime alum Cady McClain (ex-Dixie Cooney, All My Children; ex-Rosanna Cabot, As the World Turns) opens up about briefly replacing Days of our Lives' Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton): "I feel blessed that I've been given this opportunity to come and entertain people during a time where everyone is just so stressed out."
October 26, 2020
Abe Carver's son will soon have a new face! Actor Cameron Johnson has joined Days of our Lives in the role of Theo Carver, last played by Kyler Pettis.
October 26, 2020
Days of our Lives' Vanessa Williams shares that she is back in the shoes of her Salem alter ego, Valerie Grant. Will the call of grandbabies be what brings the fictional doc back to the canvas?
October 28, 2020
Eileen Davidson (Ashley Abbott, The Young and the Restless; ex-Kristen DiMera, Days of our Lives) has signed on to play a has-been actress in Duke of the Valley, an indie sitcom that also stars her husband, Vince Van Patten, and Keeping up with the Kardashians' Caitlyn Jenner.
November 3, 2020
Soap alum Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan Ridgeway, Days of our Lives; ex-Amanda Dillon, All My Children) will not be going home with a Mirror Ball trophy, as she has been voted off Dancing with the Stars.
November 3, 2020
Enthusing that her "heart is full," Days of our Lives and Hallmark star Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan) is celebrating the official adoption of her foster son, Jeffrey.
November 5, 2020
Break out the Champagne and get ready for some serious looooove, because Days of our Lives is celebrating its 55th anniversary with special episodes dedicated to two of its most iconic couples.
November 11, 2020
Character actress Elsa Raven, who appeared on both General Hospital and Days of our Lives, has passed away. The South Carolina native was 91.
November 16, 2020
Days of our Lives' executive producer Ken Corday opens up about the NBC soap's 55th anniversary and his plans to make sure Salem sees a 60th anniversary, too.
November 19, 2020
Tamara Braun is back in the role of Days of our Lives' Ava Vitali, who's -- surprise! -- alive and well. But what can fans expect from the scheming mob heiress?
November 19, 2020
The chilling Netflix series You has added Days of our Lives alum Christopher Sean (ex-Paul Narita) as a recurring guest to its upcoming third season.
November 23, 2020
Santa is bringing a sack full of Days of our Lives characters back to Salem this Christmas, including Chandler Massey (Will Horton) and Victoria Konefal (Ciara Brady).
November 24, 2020
Fans will be able to catch Paul Telfer (Xander Kiriakis, Days of our Lives) in the upcoming WWII film Unsinkable, an audio movie event that also stars Brian Cox, John Malkovich, Harry Hamlin, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.
December 9, 2020
Justin Gaston (ex-Chance Chancellor, The Young and the Restless; ex-Ben Weston, Days of our Lives) has released a new song called "Wish for You," featured in the ION holiday film The Christmas Sitters.
December 11, 2020
Days of our Lives has nabbed multiple soap veteran Linda Dano (ex-Rae Cummings, General Hospital/One Life to Live/All My Children; ex-Felicia Gallant, Another World; ex-Cynthia Haines, As the World Turns; ex-Lena Kendall, Guiding Light) to play the role of Vivian Alamain.
December 15, 2020
Fan favorite Days of our Lives star Bryan Dattilo, who's been playing Lucas Horton since 1993, has been upped to contract status at the NBC soap opera.
December 16, 2020
Hallmark is kicking off 2021 with a lineup of inspiring romantic films starring Days of our Lives' alums Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa Donovan) and Trevor Donovan (ex-Jeremy Horton), and The Young and the Restless' Brooks Darnell (ex-Nate Hastings).
December 18, 2020
Salemites are wrapping up the year with an incredible milestone: Days of our Lives just aired its 14,000th episode. Soap Central spoke with Martha Madison (Belle Black) and Brandon Beemer (Shawn-Douglas Brady) about the exciting occasion.
December 21, 2020
Been waiting for Alison Sweeney to return as her fan-favorite Days of our Lives character, Sami Brady? Get ready to do a happy dance, because she'll be back on-screen this week!
December 21, 2020
Now that Days of our Lives' Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) is back on contact at the NBC soap opera, he says he can finally sink his teeth into good story -- which could include a Lucas and Sami (Alison Sweeney) reunion!
December 21, 2020
Christmas will be extra special this year for Days of our Lives' Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), who shares that she and her boyfriend, Marlon Aquino, are engaged!
December 21, 2020
Days of our Lives is bringing fans a festive bounty of feel-good moments this Christmas, including an intimate wedding between Belle and Shawn. Portrayers Martha Madison and Brandon Beemer open up about their characters' second trip down the aisle and the emotional roller coaster of coming and going from Salem so often.
December 23, 2020
Days of our Lives' Gabi Hernandez is one hell of a queen, thanks to the incomparable talents of portrayer Camila Banus. Find out how the actress gives Gabi her signature strut and how she's been keeping the character's spark alive amidst the COVID restrictions.
December 24, 2020
Find out how long Days of our Lives stars Martha Madison (Belle Black) and Brandon Beemer (Shawn-Douglas Brady) will be sticking around in Salem and if the contract rumors for both actors are true.
December 28, 2020
After Forever writer Michael Slade -- whose soap credits include One Life to Live, Days of our Lives, Passions, and Another World -- passed away after a battle with cancer.
December 29, 2020
2020 has been a big year for Days of our Lives, which celebrated its 55th anniversary, aired its 14,000th episode, AND nabbed the top spot in the women 18-49 ratings category for the first time in 15 years.
December 29, 2020
Lindsay Arnold opens up about diving straight into the deep end as Days of our Lives' Allie Horton and how she has handled working alongside Salem greats like Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) and Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton).
December 29, 2020
Recently engaged Days of our Lives actress Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) reveals that she has coronavirus and is quarantining with her new fiancé, Marlon Aquino, for at least the next ten days.
December 30, 2020
Days of our Lives' Kristian Alfonso (ex-Hope Brady) reveals her future soap opera plans and when fans can next see her on television.
December 30, 2020
Days of our Lives head writer, Ron Carlivati, shares how the new character of Paulina -- played by Jackée Harry -- will fit into Salem.
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