Great news for Days of our Lives fans! After months of speculation as to the show’s future, NBC has officially announced that the longest-running series has been renewed for a record 56th season.
Days of our Lives — Big News
“From our incredibly loyal fan base to our wonderful writers, cast and crew, the enthusiasm for DAYS never wavers,” said Bruce Evans, Executive Vice President, Current Programming, NBC Entertainment in a statement. “We’re incredibly thrilled to bring viewers another season of a show that has cemented its place in television history and touches all generations.”
“We are most grateful to NBC for their enduring faith in the future of Days of our Lives, and we are excited to continue delivering compelling stories to our loyal family of fans into this new decade,” said executive producer Ken Corday, also in a statement.
Adds Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, Sony Pictures Television: “Ken Corday and his team continue to build on the legacy of quality storytelling and intriguing characters that connect with audiences of all ages. We are thrilled that viewers in the U.S. and around the world will be able to enjoy the award-winning Days of our Lives for another season.”
An NBC Mainstay
DAYS aired its 13,755th episode in 2019 and the series remains a television institution. The show first premiered as a half-hour drama in 1965 and expanded to an hour 10 years later.
The show has garnered 57 Emmy Awards, including most recently 2015 and 2018’s Outstanding Daytime Drama, and 350 nominations, as well as multiple People’s Choice Awards, GLAAD Media Awards, and also Prism Awards.
DAYS is produced by Corday Productions, Inc. in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive producers Greg Meng and Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati is the head writer. Days of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.