Who’s coming and who’s going from Days of our Lives (DOOL)?
Days of our Lives C&G News
Are any of your favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the not too far off future? 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 the Days of our Lives fold in surprising new parts?
Here’s the latest casting news from the NBC soap.
The week of July 26, 2021
The soap may be on a break while the Summer Olympics air on NBC, but there’s been plenty of casting news surfacing. First up, Marla Gibbs (The Jeffersons) is joining the show as Olivia Price, Paulina’s (Jackée Harry) mother. The two actresses have worked with each other before on the primetime sitcom 227. Look for Gibbs to begin airing in mid-August.
One of the Backstreet Boys is heading to Salem, too. AJ McLean revealed the news on TikTok, noting that he grew up watching the show with his grandmother. McLean will be playing a driver and shot his scenes, last week. There’s no word yet, as to when he’ll begin airing.
Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) and Kristen DiMera’s (Stacy Haiduk) daughter, Rachel, is growing up fast. The former toddler is being aged, and Finley Rose Slater will be taking over the role. She’ll begin airing in October.
Please note that air dates may be subject to change.
Days of our Lives (DOOL) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.
Days of our Lives History
DAYS 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 Black (Drake Hogestyn) and Marlena Evans (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 (DAYS) airs weekdays on NBC. Check your local listings for airtimes.