Who’s coming and who’s going from Days of our Lives (DOOL)? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
Days of our Lives C&G News
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day-player roles? Are any well-remembered stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join Days of our Lives fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the NBC soap.
The week of May 17, 2021
On the heels of Days of our Lives’ renewal announcement, comes contract news about two of the show’s stars. Robert Scott Wilson has inked a new deal to remain onboard as Ben Weston, while Jackée Harry has been bumped from recurring to full-time status as Paulina Price.
Look for Michael Lowry to return as Dr. Snyder on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21 in pivotal scenes with Emily O’Brien’s Gwen.
Also, Tina Huang pops back in as Melinda Trask on Thursday, May 20.
Meanwhile, on the exit front, Marci Miller departs Salem as Abigail Deveraux DiMera on Friday, May 21, when the character decides to leave town to clear her head from all the Gwen drama, after sharing an emotional goodbye with Chad (Billy Flynn). The move was dictated by Miller’s maternity leave from the soap.
Please note that air dates may be subject to change.
Days of our Lives History
DOOL made its debut in 1965 and is one of the longest-running daytime soap operas in American history. It has outlasted other soaps to become a mainstay for many households. Needless to say, five decades of storylines have kept viewers locked in and wanting more.
From Sami Brady’s (Alison Sweeney) crazy schemes to Victor Kiriakis’s (John Aniston) one-liners to the epic love story of John (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena (Deidre Hall), DAYS knows how to entertain and keep fans coming back for more. Fans love their daytime soap operas and the excitement in Salem is non-stop.
Current Soap Operas
It is one of four soap operas currently on the air. The other three daytime dramas include General Hospital (GH), The Young and the Restless (YR), and The Bold and the Beautiful (BB). DAYS airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for air times.