Days of Our Lives Fans Rejoice: Network Executives Deliver Jaw-Dropping Renewal News!
2024/04/02

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NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy has confirmed Days Of Our Lives will be returning for a 56th season.   'We're in the middle of knowing very soon [whether] Days Of Our Lives is going to carry on,' Paul said at the TCA Press Tour, according to Variety.'We love it. Millions of Americans watch it every week. … I know this will be good news for the fans. I know that someone [at the network is] going, "You can't say that," but we are of course carrying on with Days of Our Lives.'  The news has not been confirmed by the network itself. 

NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy has confirmed Days Of Our Lives will be returning for a 56th seasonGood news for fans! 'We're in the middle of knowing very soon [whether] Days Of Our Lives is going to carry on,' Paul said at the TCA Press TourThis all comes several months after it had been reported that the entire cast of the series had been released from their contracts, which some took as a sign the show was coming to an end.

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Back in November, it was reported the daytime soap opera was nearing a deal for a renewal for a 56th season at NBC.According to an individual with knowledge of the situation, the deal for the new season is not done yet but all signs point to it being closed soon.

Executive producer Ken Corday told production workers Thursday of the renewal, according to TMZ. It was not immediately clear if the cast members would be rehired, according to the outlet.Forging ahead: Executive producer Ken Corday (pictured) told production workers of the renewal Days of our Lives is produced by Corday Productions, Inc.

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in association with Sony Pictures Television, executive produced by Corday, Greg Meng and Albert Alarr, and has Ron Carlivati as its head writer.The show's Chrishell Hartley previously told TMZ that she was optimistic it would go on.'I think the show, [producers are] trying really hard to save it, so its not as dire as it sounds,' said the actress, 38. 'They really want to save the show, so if you watch the show, definitely tune in and if you tuned out, tune back in.'Staying positive: The show's Chrishell Hartley previously told TMZ that she was optimistic it would go on. She was snapped in May in LA She said that the best way to support a series to watch it the day of its first broadcast 'so that it helps the ratings.

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'The daytime drama has run for over 13,000 episodes since first debuting in 1965; it will go on hiatus at the end of November, though it has shot enough episodes to last through the end of the current broadcast season.

It remains one of the few daytime soaps still on the air, with the others being The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless on CBS, as well as General Hospital on ABC.Bringing the suds: Galen Gering and Alison Sweeney were seen in a shot from the series Days is set in the fictional Midwestern town of Salem and follows lives of the Brady, Horton and DiMera families. The show was renewed for its current 55th season back in January.

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It was announced late last year that a new Days of Our Lives digital series, entitled Last Blast Reunion, would launch on the DOOL App on Nov. 29.The streaming series will bring nine characters from the 2000 season of the show back together for a special Salem High class reunion. Brandon Beemer, Martha Madison, Nadia Bjorlin, Heather Lindell, Aaron Van Wagner and Lindsay Hollister are all reprising roles, while Teressa Liane and Chadwick Hopson have been added in recasting.  

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