THANKSGIVING 2021: Find out when your favorite soaps will and won't air

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2021 11:24:32 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, encore presentations, and more.

It's one of the most-asked questions of the nearly three decades that Soap Central has been in existence. No, not that one. Try again. Okay, we'll tell you: "Will my favorite soap be on over the holidays?" Now that the holiday season has arrived, we've got some answers.

During the Thanksgiving week, there will be no changes to the first part of the week. However, on Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving, there will be rebroadcasts, preemptions, and, yes, some new soap opera drama. Continue reading to find out if you need to adjust the settings on your DVR, alter the times of your meal, or schedule a break from Black Friday shopping.

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

Monday, November 22
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 23
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 24
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 25
The Bold and the Beautiful will air an encore presentation of Steffy and Finn's wedding day. The episode originally aired August 6, 2021. For a complete recap of that episode, check out our Daily Recaps Archive.

Friday, November 26
The Bold and the Beautiful will not be shown due to coverage of NCAA football



DAYS OF OUR LIVES

Monday, November 22
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 23
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 24
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 25
Days of our Lives will be preempted for coverage of the National Dog Show

Friday, November 26
Days of our Lives will air a new episode



GENERAL HOSPITAL

Monday, November 22
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 23
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 24
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 25
General Hospital will air an encore presentation of the episode that originally aired February 5, 2021. Here's a hint: it involved a DNA test. For a complete recap of that episode, check out our Daily Recaps Archive.

Friday, November 26
General Hospital will not be shown due to coverage of NHL hockey and/or NCAA football, depending on your location.



THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS

Monday, November 22
Regular broadcast schedule

Tuesday, November 23
Regular broadcast schedule

Wednesday, November 24
Regular broadcast schedule

Thursday, November 25
The Young and the Restless will air an encore presentation of Victoria and Ashland's wedding. The episode originally aired October 15, 2021. For a complete recap of that episode, check out our Daily Recaps Archive.

Friday, November 26
The Young and the Restless will not be shown due to coverage of NCAA football

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