Preemptions alter Thanksgiving soap opera broadcast schedules

Posted Tuesday, October 22, 2019 12:57:03 PM
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Will your favorite soaps be shown on Thanksgiving? What about the day after Thanksgiving? Soap Central has the complete broadcast schedule, with details on preemptions, time changes, and more.

Holidays typically cause a shift in the soap opera broadcast schedule. This year, that already altered schedule has been realtered thanks to the recent wave of preemptions. So, grab a slice of pie or a bowl of cranberry sauce and check out this year's Thanksgiving schedule.

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

Monday, November 25
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 26
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 27
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 28 *
An encore episode will be broadcast. That episode has not yet been announced.

Friday, November 29
B&B will not be shown due to coverage of NCAA football

* This schedule could change

DAYS OF OUR LIVES

Monday, November 25
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 26
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 27
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 28
Days of our Lives will not air

Friday, November 29
DAYS will not be shown due to coverage of NHL hockey

GENERAL HOSPITAL

Monday, November 25
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 26
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 27
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 28
Regular broadcast schedule

Friday, November 29
GH will not be shown due to coverage of NCAA football

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Monday, November 25
Special standalone episode to mark Peter Bergman's 30th anniversary with Y&R

Tuesday, November 26
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 27
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 28
Y&R will broadcast a new episode, but the episode will not be shown in the Pacific Time Zone due to coverage of the Thanksgiving Day Parade. In the Central Time Zone, Y&R will air at 11am.

Friday, November 29
Y&R will broadcast a new episode. In the Central Time Zone, Y&R will air at 11am. In the Pacific Time Zone, Y&R will air at 3pm (but that could be impacted if NCAA football runs long).

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