NBC has made it official — DAYS OF OUR LIVES has been renewed!
Although reports emerged yesterday that the soap would be continuing, NBC released a statement confirming the good news.
“NBC is incredibly proud of the legacy of DAYS OF OUR LIVES and we couldn’t be more excited to bring its fans new stories for the 51st season,” said Jennifer Salke, president, NBC Entertainment. “In a business where having a show remain on the air for two seasons is considered a success, what DAYS has achieved is extraordinary.”
As the beloved daytime drama has celebrated its 50th anniversary, ratings have gone up, and they’ve won numerous awards, including Outstanding Daytime Drama at last year’s Daytime Emmys.
While NBC’s statement did not address the additional season rumored to be included in the renewal, DAYS fans can rest easy that the drama will continue in Salem into 2017! And for more news, keep reading Soaps In Depth magazine!