Days Of Our Lives: NBC And Sony Begin Talks For Season 57 Renewal
NBC and Sony Pictures Television have officially entered into negotiations for the potential renewal of the 57th season of their long-running daytime soap opera Days of our lives. TVLine has also confirmed that production on Days of our lives had been put on hold after recently completing filming of the final episodes of current season 56. Like previous renewal negotiations over the past two years, it can be months before both sides come to a conclusion on the show’s fate. During this time, loyal viewers will not feel the interruption of the show for several months, as the episodes were recorded so far in advance.
According to Deadline, fans of the iconic TV series shouldn’t be concerned as sources have been positive about the outcome of the negotiations, especially when the writing team has already started work on the scripts for Season 57 and the producers would have concluded possible agreements. with key players over the past few weeks.
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Days of our lives is located in the fictional Midwestern town of Salem. The main families are Bradys, Hortons, and DiMeras, and the multi-level storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy, and drama.
The series currently stars longtime actors who have been with the show since the 70s, 80s and 90s including Suzanne Rogers, James Reynolds, Stephen Nichols, Lauren Koslow, Drake Hogestyn, Deidre Hall, Mary Beth Evans, Bryan Dattilo, Matthew Ashford, Josh Taylor and Arianne Zucker.
Season 56 marked the departures of Kristian Alfonso, Greg Vaughan and Victoria Konefal, while also seeing the return of Alison Sweeney.
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Created by Ted Corday and Betty Corday, Days of our lives has aired for 56 seasons since 1965. It is currently produced by Ken Corday and Albert Alarr with Randy Dugan as producer. The show has won over 50 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Writing Team.