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  • Days of Our Lives: Kristian Alfonso Quits NBC Soap After 37 Years

    After nearly four decades, Kristian Alfonso is saying goodbye to Salem. The actress, who has portrayed Hope on Days of Our Lives since 1983, will not return to set when the NBC soap resumes production in September. (Update: Alfonso's co-stars react to her exit.) "Days of Our Lives has been a vital part of both […]

  • Days of Our Lives' Melissa Reeves Under Fire for Anti-Black Lives Matter Stance

    Days of Our Lives actress Melissa Reeves is catching heat from her co-stars and the long-running soap's fans for coming out against the Black Lives Matter movement. Earlier this week it was revealed that Reeves — who has played Jennifer Horton on the NBC sudser on and off for the past three decades — "liked" […]

  • NBC Renews 'Days of Our Lives' for 56th Season — Which Cast Members Are Returning?

    The iconic hourglass has dodged yet another bullet: NBC has renewed venerable sudser Days of Our Lives for a 56th season, the network announced on Wednesday. It remains unclear, however, which fan-favorite cast members will be returning to Salem. The formal pickup, which will keep Days on the air through Summer 2021, comes two months after TVLine […]

  • ‘Days of Our Lives’ Will ‘of Course’ Be Renewed at NBC, Says Network Chief

    Keep calm; 'Days of Our Lives' is in fact carrying on. NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy confirmed at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that the long-running daytime drama will be returning for another season on NBC. "We're in the middle of knowing very soon [whether] 'Days of Our Lives' is going to carry on," […]

  • Jennifer Aniston shares sweet childhood throwback pic with her soap star dad: 'Christmas with one of my creators'

    Yes, Aniston's real-life dad starred on the same soap as Joey Tribbiani.

  • Days of Our Lives Near Renewal at NBC in Wake of Contract Uproar

    NBC could be pouring a bit more sand into the hourglass, with Days of Our Lives nearing a renewal for Season 56, TVLine has confirmed, though it remains unclear which fan-favorite cast members will be returning to Salem. The news comes less than two weeks after TVLine exclusively reported that Corday Productions had released the entire […]

  • Days of Our Lives Star to Anxious Fans: 'We Are Not Going Anywhere'

    Days of Our Lives leading lady Kristian Alfonso is attempting to calm the soap's jittery fan base in the wake of TVLine's exclusive report that detailed producers' unprecedented decision to release the show's entire cast from their contracts. "Today is Tuesday, November 12th, and we are still here and we are not going anywhere," Alfonso […]

  • Days of Our Lives: Entire Cast Released From Contract — Is the End Nigh?

    The sand appears to be leaking out of the hourglass. TVLine has learned exclusively that the producers of Days of Our Lives have released the entire cast from their contracts, with the venerable soap set to go on an indefinite hiatus at month's end. While the NBC sudser has not been cancelled, the unprecedented — and […]

  • John Clarke, ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star and Lifetime Achievement Emmy Winner, Dies at 88

    John Clarke, a longtime star of the NBC soap “Days of Our Lives” who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement daytime Emmy in 2005, died Oct. 16 from complications stemming from pneumonia, his family announced in a statement Monday night. He was 88, and had been in declining health for the last several years.Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1931 and raised across the country due to his father’s career as an Army officer, Clarke attended UCLA, receiving a BA in theater, where among his accolades he received the Sigma Rho award. He studied with Dorothy Foulger at UCLA, Michael Ferrall of the University of Washington, and Stephen Book in Hollywood.Clarke also served as an Air Force sergeant during the Korean war, performing as part of a troupe that entertained soldiers throughout the United States.Also Read: Bill Macy, Actor Who Played Bea Arthur's Husband Walter on 'Maude,' Dies at 97Clarke’s acting career included more than 75 performances at Chicago’s Tenthouse Theater, and a season-long leading man residency at the Palm Springs Playhouse. He also appeared in the feature films “Judgement at Nuremburg,” “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad World,” “The Satan Bug,” “Man Missing,” and “Burma Patrol.”But Clarke was best known for his work on television, particularly his 39-year run playing Mickey Horton on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives,” beginning in 1965. He was nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series in 1979.Clarke’s other television roles include roles on “Gun Smoke,” “Have Gun Will Travel,” “The FBI,” “Sugarfoot,” “Death Valley Days,” “Twilight Zone,” “Maverick,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “The Law and Mrs. Jones,” “Petticoat Junction,” “77 Sunset Strip,” “Lawman,” “Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,” and the final season of “Hart to Hart.”Clarke was also active in church and in his community, serving as the first board president of the Capistrano Valley Symphony, Chief Referee for AYSO Regional Soccer and as a youth soccer coach for over ten years. He was also involved in the Latino Ministry, playing the guitar and leading singing during Spanish language services for 17 years.He is survived by Patty, his son Joshua and his daughter, actress Melinda Clarke, and three grandchildren. His daughter Heidi died from a heart tumor in 1994.“Above all, family life was always most important to John and his wife Patty,” his family said in a statement Monday. “John’s greater-than-life personality will leave a lasting impression on all his family and friends who love him.”Read original story John Clarke, ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star and Lifetime Achievement Emmy Winner, Dies at 88 At TheWrap

  • Daytime Emmy Nominations: Days Tops Soaps, Julie Chen Nommed for Talk

    Nominations for the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Wednesday on CBS’ The Talk, and NBC’s Days of Our Lives led the soapy pack with 27 total nods, edging out General Hospital’s 25. The Young and the Restless followed with 20, while CBS sister series The Bold and the Beautiful netted 12. Despite […]

  • Days of Our Lives Star Frank Parker Dies at 79 From Parkinson's Disease & Dementia Complications

    Days of Our Lives Actor Frank Parker Dies at 79 From Health Issues

  • Daytime Emmy Awards Complete Winners List: ‘Days Of Our Lives’, ‘The Talk’, ‘GMA’ Among Honorees

    The winners of the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced tonight at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium with <em>Days of Our Live</em> the top winner of the evening. The soap opera took home the trophy for Outstanding Drama Series as well as Outstanding Lead Actor, Supporting Actor, Directing, and Writing. The talk show front had a couple of surprises as <em>The Talk</em> won for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment beating out favorite Ellen DeGeneres while the ladies of  <em>The Real </em>won…

  • 'Days of Our Lives' renewed at NBC

    Like sands through the hourglass, so are the Days of Our Lives renewals at NBC: The long-running soap has secured a Season 54 (!) pickup from the network, TVLine has learned exclusively. “We’re very excited about having more great Days in Salem,” said Bruce Evans, NBC executive vice president, current programming said via statement. “[Executive producer] Ken […]

  • 'Days of Our Lives': Sami's back! Alison Sweeney shows us her first day back on set

    Sami Brady, Alison Sweeney’s iconic character, has returned to her old Salem stomping grounds, and we’ve got the pics to prove it.

  • ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Marci Miller Takes Us Behind the Scenes in Salem

    She debuted as "Days of Our Lives’” Abby on Nov. 10, but actress Marci Miller is already feeling right at home. Miller took over Yahoo TV’s Instagram with photos and videos from the set, and by the looks of it, life behind the scenes at "Days" is a lot more fun than life is for those regularly tormented Salemites.

  • ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Marci Miller on Abby’s Return: ‘Shock Is Definitely an Understatement’

    She’ll make her first appearance as Abigail Deveraux on Nov. 10, but Yahoo TV has an exclusive first photo of Days of Our Lives supercouple “Chabby,” as played by Marci Miller and Billy Flynn as Chad DiMera.

  • ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Kassie Wesley DePaiva Reveals She Has Cancer

    Soap opera star Kassie Wesley DePaiva disclosed to her fans on Thursday that she has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

  • ‘Days of Our Lives’ Star Kassie DePaiva Reveals Leukemia Battle

    The actress, whose credits include “Days of Our Lives” and “One Life to Live,” revealed on Thursday that she is battling leukemia. DePaiva, who plays Eve on “Days,” said on her website that she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in July, when the show was on hiatus.

  • Meet ‘Days of Our Lives’ Newbie Ximena Duque: The Telenovela Star Who’s Going to Shake Up Salem

    In the clip above, Duque makes her June 7 DOOL debut with an arrival at Rafe’s (Galen Gering) front door, introducing herself as Blanca, a friend of Adriana. Whether or not that means a full-blown romance with Mr. Hernandez, Duque isn’t saying. “You never know where the character is going to go,” says Duque, who’s making her English-speaking television debut with the role of Blanca.

  • 'Days of Our Lives' Scoop: Telenovela Superstar Ximena Duque Headed to Salem

    'Days of Our Lives' is getting a boost of star power courtesy of NBC Universal’s sister network Telemundo: Telenovela superstar Ximena Duque is joining NBC’s long-running daytime drama, which celebrated its 50th anniversary late last year.