Days of Our Lives

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A Bittersweet Days of Our Lives Christmas for Melissa Reeves

Melissa Reeves

Get out those hankies. One of the most beloved traditions in soaps, the decorating of the Horton Christmas tree on Days of Our Lives, will be a lot less cheerful this year due to the death of two major family members. Mickey, last played by Kevin Dobson, was killed off by the writers in January. Then grande dame Alice passed away in June, several months after the death of actress Frances Reid, who portrayed the feisty matriarch since Days debuted in 1965. But Salem's premiere clan is determined to press on and make the best of the holidays. TV Guide Magazine got the scoop from Melissa Reeves, who recently returned to Days after a four-year absence as Alice's granddaughter Jennifer Rose.

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The Young and the Restless Renewed for Three More Years

Young and the Restless

CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless has been renewed for three more years, the network announced Monday. 

The Young and the Restless, which debuted in 1973, has ranked as the top-rated daytime drama for the last 22 years.  The pick-up comes weeks after fellow Sony-produced soap Days of Our Lives was renewed for two more years.

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Days of Our Lives Renewed for Two More Years

Days of Our Lives

NBC has renewed Days of Our Lives for two more years.

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After a Pit Stop in Smallville, Lindsay Hartley Heads to All My Children

Lindsay Hartley

Lindsay Hartley was dumped by Days of Our Lives and her character, ex-undercover agent Arianna Hernandez, died last week from a hit and run. But shed no tears for this gal! She's moving from Salem to Pine Valley — with a stop along the way to battle Clark Kent. Starting December 8, Hartley will be seen on All My Children as ... read more

Louise Sorel Dishes On Vivian's Tales From the Days of Our Lives Crypt

Louise Sorel

C'mon, you've all been thinking the same thing. How the hell does she go to the bathroom? Days of Our Lives' Vivian Alamain — played to madcap brilliance by Louise Sorel — is finally rescued from that sarcophagus this Friday (November 5) where she's been trapped for weeks without food, water or a loo. (You can play, too! Check out the Vivian's Escape game at nbc.com.) But get this: Before Vivian makes a break for it, she puts her arch-rival Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) in the sarcophagus instead! TV Guide Magazine fired some burning questions at Sorel, who seems just as mystified about this kooky plot as we are! ...

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French Stewart Soaps Up for Days of Our Lives

French Stewart

Warning: This performance may contain a trace of nut. When Days of Our Lives needed someone to play the funeral director at a pet cemetery, they handed the part to French Stewart. The former 3rd Rock From the Sun funnyman will appear on the NBC soap September 27 and 29 in scenes involving Brody (Eric Martsolf) and the theft of his mom's remains. Stewart is popping up a lot lately: He will guest on ... read more

Exclusive: Cast Shake-up at The Bold and the Beautiful

Adam Gregory

Don't assume that Daytime Emmy on your mantle means job security! Drew Tyler Bell won the Outstanding Younger Actor trophy just this past June for his role as Thomas Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful but he's now been replaced on the CBS soap by former... read more

Singer Robbie Williams Marries

Robbie Williams and Ayda Field

Robbie Williams and actress Ayda Field were married over the weekend in Los Angeles, according to The Associated Press.

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The 36-year-old British pop singer, whose recent hit singles include "Millennium" and "Rock DJ," married Field, 31, on Saturday on the grounds of ... read more

Exclusive: Melissa Reeves Makes a Deal with Days of Our Lives

Melissa Reeves

Cool news! Suds phenom Melissa Reeves has signed a contract with Days of Our Lives and will resume playing the role of Jennifer Deveraux in September. An NBC rep tells us the actress — who was so terrific in her recent multi-episode return for the death of Alice Horton — will hit the air during November sweeps... read more

A Nifty '50s Wedding for The Young and the Restless

Elinor Donahue

The Young and the Restless will go 1950s retro for the September 8 wedding of Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle) and Billy Abbott (recent Emmy winner Billy Miller). The star-crossed lovers, both of whom suffer from major daddy issues, ironically cemented their relationship last July while watching a Father Knows Best marathon on TV... read more

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Premiered: November 08, 1965, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: The Horton and Brady broods endure the romantic trials of life in Salem, a Midwestern hamlet filled with evil geniuses, star-crossed lovers and a rich family history. After a slow start, the soap earned a loyal following in spite of (or maybe because of) way-out-there plots, including satanic possession and mind control.

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