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February 21, 2017

NBC Renews Days of our Lives For Season 52!

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After the future of Days of our Lives remained in question, following NBC’s recent acquisition of Megyn Kelly to the day-part, it turns out to today is a good day for fans of the long-running NBC soap opera.

The network announced DAYS has been officially renewed for its 52nd season. In a press release statement, Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment noted: We feel so privileged to be able to continue the remarkable legacy of Days of our Lives. We thank Ken Corday and his team for their incredible accomplishments and look forward to all the stories from Salem that will continue to unfold.”

DAYS executive producer Ken Corday expressed on the renewal pick-up: “It’s a great day in Salem! We’re pleased to announce that after more than 51 years in the hearts and homes of our amazing fans, Days of our Lives will continue to be part of the NBC family. We are grateful to our incredible network and longstanding partner Sony for their continued support, and we look forward to what the future will bring under the new creative direction of the show. I’m especially proud to be able to shepherd Days into the new season, continuing my parents dream and the show’s legacy.”

Steve Kent, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, Sony Pictures Television, added, “Days of our Lives has a legacy of rich storytelling that has traveled across generations. Ken Corday and the cast and crew continue to deliver dynamic storylines and unforgettable performances, and we are proud to continue to bring this award-winning series to audiences both in the U.S. and around the world.”

With the renewal pick-up and a new creative team led by former OLTL and GH head writer, Ron Carlivati along with Sherri Anderson Thomas and Ryan Quan, now the series has the opportunity to present to their audience exciting and reinvigorated storytelling. Read more >

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