FACTOID # 30: If Alaska were its own country, it would be the 26th largest in total area, slightly larger than Iran.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Days of Our Lives
Days of our Lives

Opening title screen, during which the show's trademark voiceover is heard: Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives
Alternate titles Days, DAYS,[1] or DOOL (acronym)
Creator(s) Irna Phillips, Ted Corday & Betty Corday[2]
Senior cast member(s) Frances Reid
No. of episodes 10,790 (as of March 24, 2008)[3]
Production
Executive producer(s) Ken Corday, Edward Scott
Head writer(s) Hogan Sheffer, Meg Kelly
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Corday Productions
Running time 30 minutes (1965–1975)[4]
60 minutes (1975-present)[4]
Broadcast
Original channel NBC , SOAPnet
Premiere date November 8, 1965[5] (US)
Links
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

Days of our Lives is an American soap opera, which has aired nearly every weekday since November 8, 1965[5] on the NBC network in the United States, and has since been syndicated to many countries around the world.[6][7][8] The series was created by husband-and-wife team Ted Corday and Betty Corday along with Irna Phillips in 1964,[2] and many of the first stories were written by William J. Bell. Days of Our Lives logo, taken from an episode aired 9/28/2004. ... Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 22, 1973) was an American writer who created and scripted many of the first American soap operas. ... Theodore Ted Corday (May 8, 1908 — July 23, 1966) was a producer and creator of many American soap operas. ... Betty Corday (née Elizabeth Shay, March 21, 1912 — November 17, 1987) was a producer of the American television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Frances Reid in 1990 Frances Reid (born on December 9, 1914 ) (age 92) in Wichita Falls, Texas) is an American actress, whos known to millions of younger audiences as matriarch and widow Alice Horton on Days of our Lives since its debut in November 1965. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... thaao penghlis tony di mera pace him back snow day of our lives care hart wert has end now can wall love him soon marth life now power tony back alive pace do not track way me life over tony si merA MARTH LIFE FROVER HART CARE TONY PERFCET MAN... Edward J. Scott is an American soap opera producer. ... Hogan Sheffer (born Mark Wayne Sheffer on June 12, 1958 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American Daytime Emmy winning screenwriter. ... Meg Kelly is an American television soap opera scriptwriter who co-head writes Days of our Lives since early October 2006 with Hogan Sheffer. ... SPT logo Sony Pictures Television, Inc. ... This article is about the television network. ... SOAPnet (stylized from 2000 to 2002 as SoapNet) is an American cable television channel. ... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the television network. ... Theodore Ted Corday (May 8, 1908 — July 23, 1966) was a producer and creator of many American soap operas. ... Betty Corday (née Elizabeth Shay, March 21, 1912 — November 17, 1987) was a producer of the American television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 22, 1973) was an American writer who created and scripted many of the first American soap operas. ... William J. Bell (a. ...


The Cordays and Bell combined the "soaps taking place in a hospital" idea with the tradition of centering a series around a family, by making the show about a family of doctors, including one who worked in a mental hospital.[9] Storylines in the show follow the lives of middle and upper-class professionals in Salem, a middle-America town, with the usual threads of love, marriage, divorce, and family life, plus the medical storylines and character studies of individuals with psychological problems.[10] Former executive producer Al Rabin took pride in the characters' passion, saying that the characters were not shy about "sharing what's in their gut."[11] The town of Salem is the setting for the U.S. soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Al Rabin is a producer of soap operas, specifically known for his work on Days of our Lives. ...


Critics originally praised the show for its non-reliance on nostalgia (in contrast to shows such as As the World Turns) and its portrayal of "real American contemporary families."[12] By the 1970s, critics deemed Days to be the most daring daytime drama, leading the way in using themes other shows of the period would not dare touch, such as artificial insemination and interracial romance.[13] In the 1990s, the show branched out into supernatural storylines, which critics immediately panned, as it was seen as a departure from more realistic storylines for which the show had originally become known.[14][15] In 2006, when asked about his character, Jack Deveraux, "coming back from the dead" — for the third time — actor Matthew Ashford responded, "It is hard to play that because at a certain point it becomes too unreal...actors look at that and think, 'What is this — the Cartoon Network'?"[16] As the World Turns (ATWT) is the second longest-running American television soap opera (the first being Guiding Light),[1] airing each weekday on CBS Daytime. ... AIH redirects here. ... An interracial couple is a romantic couple or marriage in which the partners are of differing races. ... Jack Harcourt Deveraux (born June 14, 1964) is a former resident of the fictional town of Salem on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... Matthew Nile Ashford (born January 29, 1960 in Davenport, Iowa) is an American actor. ... For Cartoon Network outside of the United States, see Cartoon Network around the world. ...


Days, in addition to receiving critical acclaim in print journalism, has won a number of awards, including a Daytime Emmy for Best Drama in 1978[17] and a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Drama in 2000.[18] Days actors have also won awards: Macdonald Carey (Dr. Tom Horton) won Best Actor in 1974[19] and 1975,[20] Susan Flannery (Laura Horton) won Best Actress in 1975,[20] Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton) and Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) won Best Supporting Actress for respectively 1979[21] and 1986,[22] and Billy Warlock (Frankie Brady) won Best Younger Actor for 1988.[23] The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York- based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming. ... The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is the collective bargaining representative, or labor union, for writers in the motion picture and television industries in the United States. ... Macdonald Carey (born Edward Macdonald Carey, March 15, 1913 – March 21, 1994) was an American actor best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Thomas Tom Horton is a fictional character on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Susan Flannery as Stephanie Forrester from The Bold and the Beautiful. ... Suzanne Rogers Suzanne Rogers (born Suzanne Crumpler on July 9, 1944 in Colonial Heights, Virginia) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Maggie Horton Maggie Horton (née Margaret Maggie Simmons) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Suzanne Rogers since 1973. ... Leann Hunley (born February 25, 1955) is an American actress known for her roles on television soap operas. ... Information Anna Fredericks Brady DiMera (born 1955) is a character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Billy Warlock (born March 26, 1961 in Gardena, California) is an American actor. ... Frankie Brady is a character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ...


As with other soap operas, Days ratings have declined since the 1990s. In January 2007 it was suggested by NBC that the show "is unlikely to continue [on NBC] past 2009."[24]

Contents

Storyline

When Days of our Lives premiered in 1965, the show revolved around the tragedies and triumphs of the suburban Horton family. Over time, additional families were brought to the show to interact with the Hortons and serve as springboards for more dramatic storylines. Originally led by patriarch Dr. Tom Horton and his wife, homemaker Alice, the Hortons remain a prominent fixture in current continuity. // When the show debuted in 1965, it centered around the Horton family. ... The Hortons are an upper middle class Anglo-Saxon Protestant family living in the fictional town of Salem on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Thomas Tom Horton is a fictional character on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Alice Horton (née Grayson) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Frances Reid. ...


One of the longest-running storylines involved the rape of Mickey Horton's wife Laura by Mickey's brother Bill. Laura confides in her father-in-law Dr. Tom, and the two agree that her husband Mickey should never know. The secret, involving the true parentage of Michael Horton (a product of the rape) and Mickey's subsequent health issues as a result of the revelation, spanned episodes from 1968 to 1975. The storyline was the first to bring the show to prominence, and put it near the top of the Nielsen daytime ratings.[25] Another love triangle, between lounge singer Doug Williams, Tom and Alice's daughter Addie, and Addie's own daughter, Julie, proved to be very popular around the same time. The storyline culminated in the death of Addie in 1974 and the marriage of Doug and Julie in 1976.[26] Mickey Horton (born January 19, 1932) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives Family Tom Horton (father) Alice Horton (mother) Tom Horton Jr. ... Dr. William Bill Horton {born March 29th, 1940} is a fictional character on the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Michael William Mike Horton Jr. ... When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are often referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ... Doug and Julie Williams, the first soap opera supercouple, in a promo from the 70s. ... Adelaide Horton Olson Williams (born 1931) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Julie Olson Banning Anderson Williams Williams Williams (born 1948) is a fictional charcter on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ...


In the 1980s, the Brady and DiMera families were introduced, and their rivalry quickly cemented their places as core families in Salem beside the Hortons. Around the same time, with the help of head writers Sheri Anderson, Thom Racina and Leah Laiman, action/adventure storylines and supercouplings such as Bo and Hope, Shane and Kimberly and Patch and Kayla reinvigorated the show, previously focused primarily on the domestic troubles of the Hortons. The Bradys are a working class Irish-American Catholic family living in the fictional town of Salem on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... The DiMeras are an upper-class Italian Catholic family on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Sheri Anderson is an American TV writer who has worked primarily on serials. ... Thom Racina is an American TV writer. ... Leah Laiman is an American soap opera writer and romance novelist. ... Luke and Lauras record-breaking wedding, November 16, 1981 on the daytime drama General Hospital. ... Bo Brady and Hope Williams are a supercouple on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... Shane Donovan and Kimberly Brady were a supercouple on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... Main article: supercouple See also: Days of Our Lives Categories: Television stubs | Supercouples ...


Since the 1990s, with the introduction of writer James E. Reilly, Days of our Lives has moved from traditional plots to supernatural and science-fiction-themed stories, in conjunction with the rivalry of good vs. evil, in a Hatfield/McCoy feud style the Bradys verses the DiMeras. Under the tenure of Reilly, ratings, which were in trouble in the late 1980s and early 1990s, quickly rebounded to second place. Despite shaky footing in the ratings with the introduction of new head writer Hogan Sheffer in 2006, which led the show's producers to hire past fan favorites to stop the ratings hemorrhage,[27] While penned by James E. Reilly, Days began to flounder but remained steadily in the 2.5 range. Since the head writing job was appointed to Hogan Sheffer the ratings have dropped to a consistent 2.0 rating, leaving Days in the bottom three overall. James E. Reilly (born July 15, 1948 in Bountiful, Utah) is a writer of American soap operas. ... The Hatfield clan in 1897. ... Hogan Sheffer (born Mark Wayne Sheffer on June 12, 1958 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American Daytime Emmy winning screenwriter. ... Hogan Sheffer (born Mark Wayne Sheffer on June 12, 1958 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American Daytime Emmy winning screenwriter. ...


Best-remembered stories

In addition to the love triangles of Bill/Mickey/Laura and Doug/Julie/Addie, other memorable storylines include the 1968 story of amnesiac Tom Horton, Jr., who returns from the Korean War believing he is someone else and then proceeds to romance his younger sister Marie;[25] the twenty-year tragic love triangle when John Black steals Marlena Brady from her husband Roman;[25] the 1982 "Salem Strangler" (Jake Kositchek, who was nicknamed "Jake the Ripper"), who stalks and murders women;[25] the 1984 Gone with the Wind storyline when Hope Williams and Bo Brady hide out on a Southern plantation and dress up as Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler (originally devised to keep viewers tuned in despite pre-emptions due to the 1984 Summer Olympics);[25][28] "The Cruise of Deception" in 1990, when madman Ernesto Toscano invites all his enemies aboard a ship, the S.S. Loretta, and holds them captive;[25] the 1994–1995 storyline when the town's Christmas tree burns down and Marlena becomes possessed in Exorcist fashion;[14][25] and the 2003–2004 "Melaswen", when several characters purportedly die at the hands of a masked psychopath, but are later revealed to have been kidnapped to the secret island of Melaswen (New Salem spelled backwards).[25] Dr. Thomas Tommy Horton Jr. ... Belligerents United Nations: Republic of Korea Australia Belgium Canada Colombia Ethiopia France Greece Luxembourg Netherlands New Zealand Philippines South Africa Thailand Turkey United Kingdom United States Medical staff: Denmark Italy Norway India Sweden Communist: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Peoples Republic of China Soviet Union Commanders Syngman Rhee... Sister Marie Horton (born 1942) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... For the film, see Gone with the Wind (film). ... Hope Alice Williams Brady (born December 24, 1965) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Beauregard Aurelius Brady (born November 9, 1963) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Scarlett OHara (full name Katie Scarlett OHara Hamilton Kennedy Butler) of French-Irish ancestry is the protagonist in Margaret Mitchells 1936 novel Gone with the Wind and in the later film of the same name. ... Rhett Butler is the handsome, dashing hero of Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... The Cruise of Deception was a major cliffhanger and resolution storyline on the daytime drama Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Marlena Evans (born October 7, 1956) is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... The Exorcist is a horror novel written by William Peter Blatty first published in 1971. ... New Salem is the name of three towns in the United States: New Salem, Massachusetts New Salem, Illinois New Salem (Menard County), Illinois, sometime home of Abraham Lincoln This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Cast

See also: List of Days of our Lives characters

When Days of our Lives debuted in 1965 as a 30-minute serial, the cast consisted of 11 actors, nine of whom were permanent fixtures in the storyline.[29] In 1974, the show was expanded to an hour in length, and the cast was increased to 27 actors in different storylines. By the 25th anniversary in 1990, 40 actors appeared on the show in contract or recurring roles,[30] which is the approximate number of actors the show has used since. List of actors and their character(s) who have appeared or are currently appearing on Days of our Lives. ... The following is an alphabetical list of characters by their first name from Days of our Lives: Abe Carver Abigail Deveraux Addie Horton Adrienne Johnson Alex Marshall Alex North Alexander Kiriakis Alice Horton Andre DiMera Andrew Shawn Donovan IV Anjelica Deveraux Anna Fredericks April Ramirez Austin Reed Barb Reiber Benjy...


Of all the current cast members, only Frances Reid, who plays Alice Horton, has been on contract with Days of our Lives since it began, appearing since the very first episode in 1965. Original cast member John Clarke, who played Mickey Horton, left the series in 2004 and is as of 2007 too ill to continue in the role; the character is now off-screen. Suzanne Rogers, who plays Maggie Horton, and Deidre Hall, who plays Marlena Evans, have been appearing on the show for over 30 years. Frances Reid in 1990 Frances Reid (born on December 9, 1914 ) (age 92) in Wichita Falls, Texas) is an American actress, whos known to millions of younger audiences as matriarch and widow Alice Horton on Days of our Lives since its debut in November 1965. ... John Clarke (born April 14, 1932) is an American actor. ... Suzanne Rogers Suzanne Rogers (born Suzanne Crumpler on July 9, 1944 in Colonial Heights, Virginia) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Maggie Horton Maggie Horton (née Margaret Maggie Simmons) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Suzanne Rogers since 1973. ... Deidre Hall (born Deidre Ann Hall on October 31, 1947) is an American actress best known for her role as Dr Marlena Evans on the NBC daytime soap Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Marlena Evans (born October 7, 1956) is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ...


Along with many other tenured cast members, Days has also hired many entirely new actors in recent years. Twenty-one of the current cast members have been hired since 2004, and eleven of them are completely new to Days. Many old favorites have returned; starting in 2006, cast members from the 1980s, such as Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady), Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera), and Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera) have been brought back to Days, in an attempt to reach viewers who may have quit watching the series.[27] Stephen Nichols, on Days of Our Lives; 1990. ... Steve Patch Johnson (born 1955) is a fictional character on the NBC daytime drama Days of our Lives. ... Mary Beth Evans, on Days of Our Lives; 1990. ... Dr. Kayla Caroline Brady Johnson (born 1963) is a fictional character on the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Joseph Mascolo (born March 13, 1935) is an American actor and soap opera veteran. ... Stefano DiMera (alias the Phoenix) is a fictional character, a villain on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Joseph Mascolo (1982-1985, 1988, 1993-2001, 2007-). He was also portrayed by Frank Fata for a few episodes in December 1991, and by an unknown actor in December... Thaao Penghlis (born December 15, 1945 in Sydney, Australia) is an actor best known for roles in US daytime soap operas such as Days of Our Lives, Santa Barbara, and General Hospital, but he has also guest-starred on a number of crime dramas, such as Kojak, Cannon, Tenspeed and... Count Antony Tony DiMera is a fictional character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives, played by actor Thaao Penghlis from 1981 to 1985 and 2007 to present. ...


Executive producing and head writing team

Main article: List of Days of our Lives producers and writers

The original executive producer, Ted Corday, was only at the helm for eight months before dying of cancer. His widow, Betty Corday, continued producing the show with the help of H. Wesley Kenney and Al Rabin before semi-retiring to a supervising producer position in 1985. Upon her death two years later, her son Ken became involved with the day-to-day running of the show, becoming executive producer by 1991, a title he still holds today. His co-executive producer is Edward J. Scott, who was hired after longtime producer Stephen Wyman left the program. This is a list of executive producers and head writers for the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Theodore Ted Corday (May 8, 1908 — July 23, 1966) was a producer and creator of many American soap operas. ... Betty Corday (née Elizabeth Shay, March 21, 1912 — November 17, 1987) was a producer of the American television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... H. Wesley Kenney is an American producer and director of several television series. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Edward J. Scott is an American soap opera producer. ...


The first well-known head writer, William J. Bell, started writing for Days in 1966 and continued until 1975, well after he had spun off his own successful soap, The Young and the Restless. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, high writer turnover was commonplace. In the early 1980s, Margaret DePriest helped stabilize the show and kill off dead wood in the cast via a serial killer storyline. Later head writers, like Sheri Anderson, Thom Racina and Leah Laiman, built on that stability and crafted storylines of their own, temporarily bringing up ratings. Writing changes occurred after Laiman left the series in 1989, and would not become stable again until James E. Reilly started with the show in 1993. His tenure, which lasted for four-and-a-half years, was credited with bringing ratings up to the second-place spot in the Nielsens. Other writers who succeeded him, such as Sally Sussman Morina and Tom Langan, failed to keep the ratings success, and another writer turnover continued until Reilly returned to the series in 2003. William J. Bell (a. ... For other uses, see Young and Restless. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Margaret DePriest is an American daytime serial writer. ... Sheri Anderson is an American TV writer who has worked primarily on serials. ... Thom Racina is an American TV writer. ... Leah Laiman is an American soap opera writer and romance novelist. ... James E. Reilly (born July 15, 1948 in Bountiful, Utah) is a writer of American soap operas. ... Sally Sussman Morina is an American soap opera writer and producer. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Currently, the head writer of the series is Hogan Sheffer, who has been in the position since October 2006. His co-head writer is Dena Higley. Hogan Sheffer (born Mark Wayne Sheffer on June 12, 1958 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American Daytime Emmy winning screenwriter. ... Dena Higley is an American television soap opera writer who lives in Los Angeles, California. ...


Ratings and scheduling history

See also: List of US daytime soap opera ratings

Not long after its introduction in 1965, Days of our Lives became a successful part of NBC's attempt to dethrone CBS. By 1973 the show, pitted against CBS' Guiding Light and ABC's The Newlywed Game at 2 p.m.(EST)/1 p.m.(CST),[4] had matched the first-place ratings of As The World Turns and sister NBC serial Another World. NBC capitalized on this success with the decision to expand to one hour on April 21, 1975. This expansion had followed the lead of AW, which became TV's first-ever hourlong soap on January 6, three-and-a-half months earlier. Further, Days' new starting time of 1:30/12:30[4] finally solved a scheduling problem that began in 1968 when NBC lost the game Let's Make a Deal to ABC, and in its wake, eight different shows were placed into the slot, with only one, Three on a Match, lasting more than nine months. The following is a list of television ratings and rankings for American daytime soap operas. ... See also: 1964 in television, other events of 1965, 1966 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1965-66 American network television schedule. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Eastern Standard Time redirects here. ... Central Standard Time redirects here. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lets Make a Deal is a television game show which aired in various encarnations in the United States. ... Three on a Match was an American television game show, created by Bob Stewart, that ran from August 2, 1971 to June 28, 1974 on the daytime schedule of NBC. The host was Bill Cullen, a veteran host of several successful television games. ...


However, this first golden period for NBC daytime proved to be short-lived, as Days' ratings began to decline in 1977. Much of the decline was due to ABC's expansion of its popular soap All My Children to a full hour, the last half of which overlapped with the first half of Days. By January 1979, the network, in a mode of desperation more than anything else, decided to jump headlong against AMC and moved the show ahead to the same 1 p.m./12 Noon time slot.[4] In exchange to its affiliates for taking away the old half-hour access slot at 1:00 p.m./Noon, NBC gave them the 4pm (EST)/3pm (CTS) slot, which many (if not most) stations had been preempting for years anyway.[4] By 1986, ABC and CBS followed suit, under the intense pressure of lucrative (and cheap) syndicated programming offered to affiliates. All My Children (AMC) is a popular American soap opera that has been broadcast Monday through Friday on the ABC TV network since January 5, 1970. ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ...


By the early 1980s, Days had displaced Another World as NBC's highest-rated soap. However, the entire NBC soap lineup was in ratings trouble. In fact, by 1982, all of its shows were rated above only one ABC soap (The Edge of Night) and below all four CBS soaps. The "supercouple" era of the 1980s, however, helped bring about a ratings revival, and the 1983–1984 season saw Days experience a surge in ratings. It held onto its strong numbers for most of the 80s, only to decline again by 1990, eventually falling back into eighth place. In the mid-1990s, however, the show experienced a resurgence in popularity and the show reached number two in the ratings, where it remained for several years before experiencing another ratings decline beginning in 1999, the year that Days became NBC's longest-running daytime program (upon the cancellation of AW). Throughout the 2000s, Days and all the other remaining network daytime serials have witnessed a steady erosion of viewers, mainly due to vastly altered viewing habits induced by cable networks and alternative genres such as reality and talk shows on minor network affiliates. Another World was an NBC soap opera that ran from May 4, 1964 to June 25, 1999. ... The Edge of Night was a long-running American television soap opera. ... Cable TV redirects here. ... ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ...


On January 17, 2007, NBC Universal Television president Jeff Zucker remarked that Days of our Lives would most likely not "continue past 2009."[24] With the move of Passions from NBC to DirecTV in September 2007, Days is now NBC's last remaining traditional daytime program (excepting The Today Show, which received a fourth weekday hour in exchange for Passions' cancellation) on its mid-day schedule. After the January announcement, the Nielsen ratings for Days dropped to 1.9 million households[31] before stabilizing in June near 2.4 million households.[32] In an April 2007 interview with Soap Opera Digest, executive producer Ken Corday remarked of the ratings decline of the previous months, "If I don't pay attention to the ratings and what the viewers are saying, I'm an ostrich. I have not seen a decline in the ratings on the show this precipitous — ever. I've never seen this much of a percentage decline."[31] But Days has not been able to recover the viewers it has lost. is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... For other uses, see Passion. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that was founded in 1994. ... For other uses, see Today. ... The February 1977 issue of Soap Opera Digest. ...


On September 10, 2007, as a result of Passions' cancellation by NBC and subsequent move to DirecTV, along with the expansion of The Today Show to four hours, in some areas Days moved to 2pm weekdays, taking over Passions former timeslot. Affiliates have a choice of what timeslot to air Days in, but most affiliates continue to broadcast the show at its 1:00 p.m. hour.[33] is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Budget

Before the 2003 contract, their budget was 1.9 million dollars per week or $380,000 per episode (Highest in daytime). When it was renewed in 2003, the budget was slashed by 10 million dollars, which put the show at 1.7 million per week or $340,000 per episode. They took a 20 million dollar annual cut in May 2006, and the show now has a 1.3 million dollar per week budget or $240,000 per episode. (TV Guide)[citation needed]


External distribution

See also: Screening of daytime soap operas in Australia

According to Variety, Days is the most widely-distributed soap opera in the United States, with episodes not just broadcast via NBC, but also via cable (SOAPnet), and as of June 2007, episodes are offered via iTunes.[34] A number of American daytime soap operas have aired in Australia over the years. ... Variety is a daily newspaper for the entertainment industry. ... SOAPnet (stylized from 2000 to 2002 as SoapNet) is an American cable television channel. ... This article is about the iTunes application. ...


Days also has an international audience. It started broadcasting locally in Australia in 1968,[6] later moving to the Nine Network. Over time, Days ended up airing at a delay of nearly five years behind the United States due to cricket pre-emptions in the summer, so in 2004, Nine aired a special titled Days of our Lives: A New Day, which summarized four years of storyline in one hour, in an attempt to catch up to more current telecasts.[6] This speed-up caused mixed feelings as viewers missed many vital storylines and it landed right in the middle of the Melaswen storyline. Now, episodes are ten months behind the United States. New Zealand has aired Days nearly as long, debuting on Television New Zealand by 1975 at the latest,[7][35] and currently running approximately three years behind the United States on the TV ONE channel. The Nine Network, or Channel Nine, is an Australian television network based in Willoughby, a suburb on the North Shore of Sydney. ... This article is about the sport. ... The TVNZ Television Centre in Central Auckland. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... TV One (usually referred to as One, sometimes as TV1 or TVNZ One, or by its former name Channel One) is a New Zealand national television network owned and operated by state-owned media company TVNZ. It is targeted at an older audience, compared to other major television channels in...


Days also airs in a number of countries across Europe, premiering in Turkey on October 8, 1990, France on July 29, 1991, Germany on September 6, 1993, Finland on August 11, 2003, and Hungary on June 14, 2004. Channel 5 aired episodes of Days in the United Kingdom from March 2000 until April 2001, eventually pulling it off the air; network executives deemed its audience of 200,000 viewers as too low a figure.[8] Days had previously aired in the UK and Ireland on the Sky Soap channel between 1994 and 1999; episodes were three years behind U.S. telecasts. From September 3, 2007, UK viewers will be able to watch Days on the female-skewed entertainment channel Zone Romantica. In Italy Days aired for only three months in 1985 on Rete A; in 1992 Italia 7 started to air new episodes, five years behind U.S. telecasts. In 1993, after 260 episodes, the show was cancelled. is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Five, launched in 1997, is the fifth and final national terrestrial analogue television channel to launch in the United Kingdom. ... Sky Soap was a British Sky Broadcasting channel that showed a mix of American and British soap operas, including Emmerdale Farm and Take the High Road. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Zone Romantica (formerly Romantica) is a TV channel that broadcasts telenovelas, music and entertainment from all over the world, mainly from Latin America. ... All Music (formerly Rete A) is an Italian free-to-air television station which broadcasts videos and music programmes 24 hours a day. ...


Theme song and opening title sequences

The title sequence of Days of our Lives has changed several times since the show's debut, but always maintained hourglass imagery and trademark voiceover, "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives." Beginning in 1966, the voice has been that of Macdonald Carey (1913–1994), who played Dr. Tom Horton from the show's opening until the actor's death from lung cancer.[36] Macdonald Carey (born Edward Macdonald Carey, March 15, 1913 – March 21, 1994) was an American actor best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Dr. Thomas Tom Horton is a fictional character on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Lung cancer is a disease of uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. ...


Opening titles


1965 - 1972
Almost completely unchanged since the show's debut in 1965, the titles show an hourglass, as sand slowly trickles to the bottom against the backdrop of a partly cloudy black and blue sky.[37] In 1966, the focus moved from the entire hourglass to the bottom, with the sand trickling away as the theme played.

1972 - 1985
In 1972, the current title lettering was introduced,[37] a condensed version of the Times New Roman typeface in yellow coloring (before then, the show's title was in Latin Bold font). The title card would also say "Copyright 1972 by Corday Productions, Inc." While the copyright was only for the title sequence, viewers would become confused in later years[citation needed], as the 1972 copyright notice stayed on the title sequence until 1985.

1985 - 1993
No marked difference came in 1985's titles revision, save for the removal of the copyright notice from the bottom of the screen.

1993 - present
In 1993, a computerized version of the visual was made, with completely redone sound effects and rearranged music. In this version the hourglass, now slowly spinning clockwise, starts focus at the bottom-half, overlooking the dawn. As the sun rises, the focus is zoomed out, and the audience sees the entire hourglass and the show's title "flourishes" onto the screen as the music flourishes.[37] While the entire hourglass is revealed, the clouds in the sky change formations. The current version of this theme is about 30 seconds in length, however the full version lasts around 3½ minutes.

A shortened version of this open debuted in 1995 as the show's time period was shortened due to coverage of O.J. Simpson trial (and later for the Martha Stewart trial in 2004). It is still used from time to time when episodes run over the allotted time, usually during sweeps periods. Image File history File links Dayshourglass1966. ... Image File history File links Dayscorday72. ... The Times New Roman typeface, on top at 88. ... Days of Our Lives logo (fair use screenshot) This work is copyrighted. ... Days of Our Lives logo, taken from an episode aired 9/28/2004. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...

Opening music and announcement

Music sample:

The theme that regularly accompanies each sequence was composed by Charles Albertine, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.[38] The theme has only been modified twice since Days premiered: in 1993, when the opening titles were changed to computerized visuals, and in 2004, with an orchestral arrangement that was only used in eight episodes, at which time the theme was reverted back to the 1993 arrangement, and is the one currently used. Image File history File links Daysofou. ... Boyce & Hart promotional image (Bobby Hart, Tommy Boyce as pictured) Tommy Boyce (born Sidney Thomas Boyce, September 29, 1939, Charlottesville, Virginia; died November 23, 1994) and Bobby Hart (born Robert Luke Harshman, February 19, 1939, Phoenix, Arizona) were songwriters best known for the songs they wrote for The Monkees. ... Boyce & Hart promotional image (Bobby Hart, Tommy Boyce as pictured) Tommy Boyce (born Sidney Thomas Boyce, September 29, 1939, Charlottesville, Virginia; died November 23, 1994) and Bobby Hart (born Robert Luke Harshman, February 19, 1939, Phoenix, Arizona) were songwriters best known for the songs they wrote for The Monkees. ...


From its debut in 1965 until March of 1966, announcer Ed Prentiss spoke the words now made famous by Macdonald Carey.[37] Since April 1966, Macdonald Carey has intoned the epigram "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives." From 1966 to 1994, he would also say, "This is Macdonald Carey, and these are the days of our lives." After Carey's death in 1994, the decision was made to remove the second part of the opening, out of respect for Carey and his family.[37] Macdonald Carey (born Edward Macdonald Carey, March 15, 1913 – March 21, 1994) was an American actor best known for his role as the patriarch Dr. Tom Horton on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ...


A portion of the opening and theme music are also used as a mid-show break bumper, starting after the hourglass has zoomed out and title has appeared with Macdonald Carey announcing "We will return with the second half of Days of our Lives in just a moment," which has been used since the show expanded to one hour in 1975.


Cultural references

Days was satirized on the hit sitcom Friends when one of the principals, Joey Tribbiani (played by Matt LeBlanc), got a job as Dr. Drake Ramoray on the show,[39] despite the fact that Joey lived in New York and Days of our Lives is shot in California.[39] All storylines shown on Friends (with guest shots by actual Days of our Lives stars) were fictional and did not represent what was really going on in the soap opera itself. Joey's fictional stint on the show ended when he angered its writers and his character was killed after falling down an elevator shaft.[40] Later, his character was brought back to life in a further spoof on the show (no fewer than thirty-six characters have been "brought back" from the dead on Days).[41] Joey was brought back as a man with a brain transplant. His new brain was from the character Jessica Lockhart, played by Susan Sarandon. Lockhart died from a horseback riding injury.[42] The Lockharts are also the last names of Bonnie, Mimi and Patrick on Days, but the Jessica character is not a relation to any of the three. Alison Sweeney, who plays Sami Brady, appeared on Friends as Jessica Ashley who stars with Joey on his version of Days.[43] Additional Friends episodes feature Kristian Alfonso as Hope Brady[44] and Roark Critchlow as Mike Horton[45], In the spinoff sitcom Joey, Joey was nominated for "best death scene" in which his character was stabbed while performing surgery.[46] For friendship, see friendship. ... Joseph Joey Francis Tribbiani, Jr. ... Matthew Steven LeBlanc (July 25, 1967 - May 25, 2007) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American actor, best known for his role as Joey Tribbiani on the TV sitcom Friends (1994-2004). ... Susan Sarandon (born October 4, 1946) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... Alison Ann Sweeney (born September 19, 1976) is an American soap opera actress. ... Samantha Gene Sami Brady (formerly Reed, Walker and Roberts); born onscreen October 16, 1984) is a fictional villainess on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Kristian-Joy Alfonso (born September 5, 1963 in Brockton, Massachusetts) is an American soap opera actress. ... Bo Brady and Hope Williams are a supercouple on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... Roark Critchlow (born May 11, 1963 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is an actor, best known for appearing on the daytime US soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1994 to 1999. ... Dr. Michael William Mike Horton Jr. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Joey is a sitcom starring Matt LeBlanc, reprising his role as Joseph Francis Tribbiani from the popular sitcom Friends. ...


Fans

The show has had many high-profile fans. In 1976, TIME magazine reported that then-Justice of the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall, would call a recess around the 1 p.m. hour to watch Days of our Lives.[47] Actress Julia Roberts admitted at the 2002 People's Choice Awards that she was a fan of Days, and asked to be seated near the cast at that event as well as other award shows. In 2004, during the show's Melaswen storyline, Roberts' interest was considered notable enough that Entertainment Weekly quoted her saying that "[the show has] gotten a little wacko."[48] A 1998 TIME article mentioned that Monica Lewinsky, the former White House aide who admitted to having an "inappropriate relationship" with then-president Bill Clinton, was a passionate fan of Days of our Lives, so much so that she wrote a poem about the series in her high school yearbook. The article compared her whirlwind experiences in the White House to a story on Days.[49] Best-selling horror novelist Brian Keene has said in interviews with The New York Times, Rue Morgue Magazine and elsewhere that he has been a fan since the early Eighties and never misses an episode. “TIME” redirects here. ... The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS[1]) is the highest judicial body in the United States and leads the federal judiciary. ... For people and institutions etc. ... Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress and former fashion model. ... The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ... Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated EW) is a magazine published by Time Inc. ... Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom the former United States President Bill Clinton admitted to having had an inappropriate relationship[1] while Lewinsky worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... Poetry (ancient Greek: poieo = create) is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ... Brian Keene Brian Keene is a two-time Bram Stoker Award winning horror author, first in 2001 for his non-fiction work Jobs In Hell and then again in 2003 for his debut novel, the post-apocalyptic zombie tale The Rising. ... The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. ... Rue Morgue is a Canadian magazine dedicated to covering horror in culture and entertainment, taking its name from Edgar Allan Poes The Murders in the Rue Morgue. ...


References

  1. ^ Days of our Lives home page. Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  2. ^ a b NBC Pays Big for More Days. Zap2It. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  3. ^ Days of our Lives. TV.com. Retrieved on 2008-03-17.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Alliaume, Curt. NBC Daytime. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  5. ^ a b Cinema. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  6. ^ a b c A new day for Nine. The Age. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  7. ^ a b TVNZ Schedules. TVNZ. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  8. ^ a b Days Yanked in UK. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  9. ^ Gilbert, Annie, All My Afternoons, p. 110.
  10. ^ Gilbert, Annie, All My Afternoons, p. 111.
  11. ^ Move Over, Sam Ervin. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  12. ^ Gilbert, Annie, All My Afternoons, p. 109
  13. ^ TIME Rates the Soaps. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  14. ^ a b Soap Operas: The Old and the Desperate. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  15. ^ Love, Money, Witches and Beach Grass. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  16. ^ What you didn't see at the Daytime Emmys. USA Today. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  17. ^ Daytime Emmys - 1977. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  18. ^ 52nd Annual Writers Guild Awards. Writers Guild of America. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  19. ^ Daytime Emmys - 1973. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  20. ^ a b Daytime Emmys - 1974. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  21. ^ Daytime Emmys - 1978. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  22. ^ Daytime Emmys - 1985. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  23. ^ Daytime Emmys - 1987. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  24. ^ a b Levin, Gary. No surprises at NBC. USA Today. Retrieved on 2007-06-08.
  25. ^ a b c d e f g h Bonderoff, Jason. Unforgettable Stories. SOAPnet. Retrieved on 2007-06-08.
  26. ^ Gilbert, Annie, All My Afternoons, p. 112.
  27. ^ a b Mascolo Brings Stefano Back to Salem. Soap Central. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  28. ^ Zoglin, Richard. Where's the Soaps?. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.
  29. ^ Original Cast of Days of our Lives. Beth's Days Page. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  30. ^ Days Cast Photos Through the Years. Beth's Days Page. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  31. ^ a b Soap Opera Digest. "Crisis at DAYS! The Secret Plan to Save It". April 17, 2007
  32. ^ Days of Our Lives Weekly Nielsen Ratings Charts. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  33. ^ NBC daytime schedule history
  34. ^ Josef Adalian (June 10, 2007). iTunes plays Days. Variety. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  35. ^ PM Bears Tidings of Meo's Departure. New Zealand Herald. Retrieved on 2007-06-11.
  36. ^ Milestones: MacDonald Carey obituary. TIME magazine (April 4, 1994). Retrieved on 2007-06-08.
  37. ^ a b c d e Opening and Closing Credits. Beth's Days Page. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  38. ^ Bobby Hart Biography. Yahoo! Music. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  39. ^ a b Increasingly, TV Shows Are Talking About Themselves. Brandweek. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  40. ^ Friends: The One Where Dr. Ramoray Dies. TBS. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  41. ^ Days of our Lives FAQ. Beth's Days Page. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  42. ^ Friends:The One With Joey's New Brain. TBS. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  43. ^ Friends: The One With Joey's Award. TV.com. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  44. ^ Friends: The One That Could Have Been, Part I. TV.com. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  45. ^ Friends: The One After the Super Bowl. TV.com. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  46. ^ Joey: Joey and the Wrong Name. TV.com. Retrieved on 2007-06-10.
  47. ^ Sex and Suffering in the Afternoon. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-08.
  48. ^ Fonseca, Nicholas. Daytime's Secret Weapon. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2007-06-08.
  49. ^ Ratnesar, Romesh. The Days of Her Life. TIME. Retrieved on 2007-06-09.

The February 1977 issue of Soap Opera Digest. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Current TVNZ logo Television New Zealand (TVNZ) is the main broadcaster of television in New Zealand, established in 1980 through the merger of Television One and TV2 (formerly South Pacific Television). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is the collective bargaining representative, or labor union, for writers in the motion picture and television industries in the United States. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... USA Today is a national American daily newspaper published by the Gannett Company. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... SOAPnet (stylized from 2000 to 2002 as SoapNet) is an American cable television channel. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The February 1977 issue of Soap Opera Digest. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Variety is a daily newspaper for the entertainment industry. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The New Zealand Herald is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yahoo redirects here. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Turner Broadcasting logo Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Turner Broadcasting logo Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated EW) is a magazine published by Time Inc. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the concept of time. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 160th day of the year (161st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, and video games. ... The following is an alphabetical list of characters by their first name from Days of our Lives: Abe Carver Abigail Deveraux Addie Horton Adrienne Johnson Alex Marshall Alex North Alexander Kiriakis Alice Horton Andre DiMera Andrew Shawn Donovan IV Anjelica Deveraux Anna Fredericks April Ramirez Austin Reed Barb Reiber Benjy... Alice Horton (née Grayson) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Frances Reid. ... Isabella Belle Black (formerly Kiriakis, birth name Brady) born onscreen October 21, 1993 is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... John Black (real name Forrest Alamain) is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives played by actor Drake Hogestyn since 1986. ... Beauregard Aurelius Brady (born November 9, 1963) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Caroline Brady is a longtime character on on Days of our Lives portrayed by Peggy McCay // Unknown woman (mother) Unknown man (father) Roman Brady (son) Bo Brady (son) Kimberly Brady (daughter) Kayla Brady Johnson (daughter) Frankie Brady (son via adoption) Max Brady (son via adoption) Shawn Brady (married, first time... Chelsea Brady (born Georgia Brady on May 22, 1988, in Louisiana) is a character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Hope Alice Williams Brady (born December 24, 1965) is a fictional character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Information Nickname(s) Max Aliases Maxwell Becker Gender male Date of birth 1982 Occupation former race car driver funding Touch the Sky Airlines Family Shawn Brady (adopted father) Caroline Brady (adoptive mother) Frankie Brady (adoptive brother) Roman Brady (adoptive brother) Kayla Brady (adoptive sister) Kimberly Brady (adoptive sister) Bo Brady... Information Gender male Occupation Salem Police Department Captain Family Shawn Brady (father) Caroline Brady (mother) Kimberly Brady (sister) Kayla Brady (sister) Bo Brady (maternal half-brother) Frankie Brady (adoptive brother) Max Brady (adoptive brother) Spouse(s) Anna DiMera (divorced) Marlena Evans (invalid) Kate Roberts (divorced) Children Carrie Reed (daughter with... Samantha Gene Sami Brady (formerly Reed, Walker and Roberts); born onscreen October 16, 1984) is a fictional villainess on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Information Nickname(s) Shawn Gender male Date of birth April 1987 (onscreen; changed to 1983) Family Bo Brady (father) Hope Brady (mother) Chelsea Brady (paternal half-sister)Zack Brady (brother, deceased) Ciara Brady (sister) Spouse(s) Mimi Lockhart (2006-2007 divorced) Children Claire Kiriakis Address Kiriakis Mansion, 13201 Glen Oaks... Abe Carver (born Abraham Washington Carver) is a fictional character from the soap opera Days of our Lives Family Benjamin Carver (father) Rita Carver (mother) Karen Carver (sister) Theo Carver (brother) Jonah Carver (brother) Theodore Brandon Carver (son) Brandon Walker (son) Celeste Perrault (mother-in-law) Romances Fay Walker Marriages... Dr. Alexandra Lexie Brooks Carver is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Stefano DiMera (alias the Phoenix) is a fictional character, a villain on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Joseph Mascolo (1982-1985, 1988, 1993-2001, 2007-). He was also portrayed by Frank Fata for a few episodes in December 1991, and by an unknown actor in December... Count Antony Tony DiMera is a fictional character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives, played by actor Thaao Penghlis from 1981 to 1985 and 2007 to present. ... Dr. Marlena Evans (born October 7, 1956) is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Nick Fallon (born circa 1985) is a fictional character in the town Salem on the television soap opera, Days of our Lives. ... Maggie Horton Maggie Horton (née Margaret Maggie Simmons) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives, played by Suzanne Rogers since 1973. ... Dr. Kayla Caroline Brady Johnson (born 1963) is a fictional character on the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Stephanie Kay Johnson (born February 19, 1990) is a fictional character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Philip Robert Kiriakis (born February 21, 1983) is a character on the television soap opera Days of our Lives A rapidly aged Philip first appeared in Salem played by Brandon Tyler in 1999. ... Victor Kiriakis is a fictional character on NBCs Days of Our Lives. ... Nadia Bjorlin as Chloe Lane Chloe Lane Black is the daughter of Nancy Wesley and Craig Wesley on Days of Our Lives. ... Katherine Elizabeth Kate Roberts (formerly Brown, Kiriakis and Brady) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Lucas Desmond Roberts (born July 29, 1975) is a character on the television drama Days of our Lives played by actor Bryan Dattilo. ... For musician, see E.J. Wells (musician). ... Doug and Julie Williams, the first soap opera supercouple, in a promo from the 70s. ... The following is an alphabetical list of characters by their first name from Days of our Lives: Abe Carver Abigail Deveraux Addie Horton Adrienne Johnson Alex Marshall Alex North Alexander Kiriakis Alice Horton Andre DiMera Andrew Shawn Donovan IV Anjelica Deveraux Anna Fredericks April Ramirez Austin Reed Barb Reiber Benjy... Vivian Alamain is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... Brady Black (full name Brady Victor Black) is the son of John Black and Isabella Toscano on Days of Our Lives and the heir to Greek tycoon Victor Kiriakis. ... Kristen Blake (born July 11, 1960) is a fictional villainess on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Caroline Anna Carrie Brady was born the daughter of Roman Brady and Anna Fredericks. ... Eric Roman Brady (born October 16, 1977) is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Shawn Brady is a fictional character on the American soap opera Days of our Lives and the patriarch of the Brady family. ... Abby Deveraux (played by Ashley Benson) Abigail Johanna Abby Deveraux is a fictional character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Jack Harcourt Deveraux (born June 14, 1964) is a former resident of the fictional town of Salem on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. ... André DiMera is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Shane Donovan is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Dr. William Bill Horton {born March 29th, 1940} is a fictional character on the daytime soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Jennifer Rose Horton Deveraux (born September 11, 1970) is a character on the television drama Days of our Lives. ... Mickey Horton (born January 19, 1932) is a fictional character on the soap opera Days of our Lives Family Tom Horton (father) Alice Horton (mother) Tom Horton Jr. ... Dr. Michael William Mike Horton Jr. ... Dr. Thomas Tom Horton is a fictional character on NBCs soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Adrienne Josephine Johnson Kiriakis (born 1967) is a fictional character on NBCs daytime drama Days of our Lives. ... Mimi Lockhart (full name Miriam Elizabeth Lockhart (formerly Brady) is a fictional character from Days of our Lives. ... Austin Reed is a fictional character in the soap opera Days of our Lives portrayed by Patrick Muldoon from 1992 to 1995 and Austin Peck from 1995 to 2002 and 2005 to 2006. ... Julie Pinson as Billie Reed Days of our Lives Billie Holliday Reed is a character on the NBC television drama Days of our Lives. ... Brandon Walker (born Brandon Mendez) is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Nicole Walker Roberts Kiriakis is a character on the Days of Our Lives soap opera from 1998 to 2006. ... Betty Corday (née Elizabeth Shay, March 21, 1912 — November 17, 1987) was a producer of the American television soap opera Days of our Lives. ... Theodore Ted Corday (May 8, 1908 — July 23, 1966) was a producer and creator of many American soap operas. ... thaao penghlis tony di mera pace him back snow day of our lives care hart wert has end now can wall love him soon marth life now power tony back alive pace do not track way me life over tony si merA MARTH LIFE FROVER HART CARE TONY PERFCET MAN... Irna Phillips (July 1, 1901 – December 22, 1973) was an American writer who created and scripted many of the first American soap operas. ... William J. Bell (a. ... H. Wesley Kenney is an American producer and director of several television series. ... Edward J. Scott is an American soap opera producer. ... Hogan Sheffer (born Mark Wayne Sheffer on June 12, 1958 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American Daytime Emmy winning screenwriter. ... Meg Kelly is an American television soap opera scriptwriter who co-head writes Days of our Lives since early October 2006 with Hogan Sheffer. ... James E. Reilly (born July 15, 1948 in Bountiful, Utah) is a writer of American soap operas. ... List of actors and their character(s) who have appeared or are currently appearing on Days of our Lives. ... This is a list of executive producers and head writers for the soap opera Days of our Lives. ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... All My Children (AMC) is a popular American soap opera that has been broadcast Monday through Friday on the ABC TV network since January 5, 1970. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... As the World Turns (ATWT) is the second longest-running American television soap opera (the first being Guiding Light),[1] airing each weekday on CBS Daytime. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... The Bold and the Beautiful (often called B&B or less commonly, Bold) is a popular American television soap opera, first broadcast on CBS on March 23, 1987. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... This article is about the television network. ... For other uses, see General Hospital (disambiguation). ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... One Life to Live (OLTL) is an American soap opera which has been broadcast on the ABC television network since July 15, 1968. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... For other uses, see Passion. ... The 101 is the name of DirecTVs in-house channel on its satellite service, available throughout the United States. ... For other uses, see Young and Restless. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
Days of Our Lives - Daily Updates, New SPOILERS and more! (88 words)
Our Lives, including the latest Days of Our Lives
NBC Days of Our Lives is a popular daytime drama which has been on TV for over 40
Days of Our Lives and the Young and the Restless
"Days of Our Lives" (1965) (484 words)
Days Of Our Lives is by far my favorite show, it takes you away from reality and into a world so different or perhaps in some aspects the same and show's you different sides of it.
Days of our lives is something that was not made in one day all episode's of days in my opinion must take hard work and I find every single actor and actress is amazing.
Days of our lives get a 10 in my opinion for amazing acting; creative story lines and amazing connections with are world and a different world.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m