Who’s coming and who’s going from Days of our Lives? 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 31, 2021
It’s official. The soap has confirmed that Dan Feuerriegel is taking on the role of EJ DiMera, last played by James Scott in 2014. The actor, who hails from Australia, is set to begin airing in June.
Jackée Harry returns to Salem as Paulina Price on Wednesday, June 2. The actress, who’s signed a contract with the soap, will share scenes with Deidre Hall’s Marlena.
Time for another visit with dear old dad. James Read is back as Clyde Weston on Tuesday, June 1, when Ben (Robert Scott Wilson) heads to Statesville prison to see his father.
Daytime veteran Richard Steinmetz (ex-Jeff, Loving; ex-Martin, Passions; ex-Joe, General Hospital) announced that he’s landed a role on DAYS and has already begun shooting. However, there’s no word on the character he’ll be playing. 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 of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.