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  • THIS WEEK: A Shot Rings Out, What Does It Mean for Sami and EJ?

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    In the coming weeks, as fans of Samantha Brady and EJ DiMera of NBC's "Days of our Lives" get ready to say goodbye to the characters and their portrayers, Alison Sweeney and James Scott, things may not end well for the show's most popular couple based on what's coming up next on the daytime drama series. Meanwhile, John (Drake Hogestyn) seemingly remembered everything that happened the night he landed in the hospital on the Friday, October 3 episode. What does it mean for Theresa (Jen Lilley)? READ MORE
  • WATCH: Alison Sweeney Has 30 Seconds To Remember 21 Years of ‘DAYS” Sami on ‘Ellen’

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    Chris Haston/NBC
    After 21 years portraying Sami Brady on NBC's "Days of our Lives," you'd think Alison Sweeney would have forgotten some of her characters' storyline plot points, but you'd be wrong. Appearing on the Wednesday, October 1 episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," as part of its Breast Cancer Awareness Month day one episode, Sweeney took part in the segment "30 Seconds or Else," only she didn't exactly know what the "else" was (presumably water). READ MORE
  • InSESSION: ‘GH’s’ Kristen Alderson On Her Future as a Director, ‘OLTL’ Reunions and How Kiki Is Finally on the Right Track!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studios
    “One Life to Live” fans had the privilege of literally watching Kristen Alderson grow up via her portrayal of Starr Manning, a role she landed back in 1998. And “General Hospital” fans then had the unique privilege of watching the actress shed the character she’d played for nearly 14 years on OLTL and embody her new character — Kiki Jerome — right before their eyes. The journey has been filled with a lot of ups and downs, but Alderson recently shared with Soap Opera Network that Kiki is finally coming into her own — which she couldn’t be more... READ MORE
  • DETAILS: ‘DAYS’’ Billy Flynn Delves Deep Into Chad’s Devilish Side; Where Does the DiMera Family Go From Here?

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studio
    “Days of our Lives’” fans have had 32 years of dark DiMera family amusement through Stefano (Joe Mascolo) and later the addition of EJ (James Scott), but it looks like the newest family member will be giving his predecessors a run for their money! Billy Flynn debuted as the new darker and vengeful Chad this month, and it’s been quite obvious that the apple has definitely not fallen far from the tree. But just what can fans expect from the character as he continues to ingratiate himself back into Salem? Soap Opera Network spoke with his new portrayer to... READ MORE
  • ‘Friends’ Celebrates 20th Anniversary + The 5 ‘DAYS’ Stars Who Appeared on the Sitcom!

    Warner Bros. Television
    Warner Bros. Television
    Exactly 20 years ago today, NBC premiered a sitcom about a circle of friends living in Manhattan. Little did the network know, “Friends” would skyrocket in ratings, becoming one of the most popular sitcoms in television history. The show made David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Courtney Cox and Jennifer Aniston (real-life daughter of “Days of our Lives’” John Aniston ) household names. But do you remember The One (or rather five) “DAYS” stars that appeared on the Emmy-winning show? Soap Opera Network sure does, so read on for a super sudsy blast from the past! READ MORE
  • ‘DAYS” Sami and EJ Hit the Sack! Was It Hot… or Just a Hot Mess? You Decide!

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    Howard Wise/JPI Studio
    Nothing stirs up controversy quite like the tumultuous relationship between “Days of our Lives’” Sami (Alison Sweeney) and EJ (James Scott). And as the characters’ time in Salem draws near to an end, their complicated connection appears to be nothing short of the exhilarating emotional journey its been since the couple first met in 2006. The latest jaw-dropping twist: The estranged pair hit the sheets for a steamy sex session! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: Lauren Koslow Reveals Intense ‘DAYS’ Story Brings Kate’s Blue Streak Back; Also Teases Unknown New Characters Completely Change Show Dynamic!

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    Mitchell Haaseth/NBC
    There’s never a dull moment on “Days of our Lives,” especially where Kate Roberts is concerned. And rumor is, this fall will prove to be even more of an emotional journey for the Mad World Cosmetics CEO! Soap Opera Network caught up with the character’s portrayer, Lauren Koslow, to get the scoop on what’s to come as the days in Salem — and the town’s residents — get colder! READ MORE
  • InSESSION: Deidre Hall Answers Your Burning Questions About ‘DAYS,’ Romance, Life and More!

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    Being that “Days of our Lives’” Marlena Evans is not only one of the most compassionate, understanding and accepting characters in daytime, but also a bona fide psychiatrist, it’s no surprise that people across America wish they could sit down with the character and have her advise on all of life’s most difficult questions and conundrums. That may be impossible (unless one could somehow magically pop into Salem), but Marlena’s alter ego, Deidre Hall, is offering the next best thing: She is currently taking to video to answer fans’ questions on her website! READ MORE
  • Alison Sweeney Set For ‘DAYS’ Return!

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    Chris Haston/NBC
    Since it was first announced that Alison Sweeney would be departing NBC's "Days of our Lives" after more than 22 years portraying Sami Brady on the daytime soap opera, Sweeney has made it clear that she'd always welcome a return visit to Salem when the timing is right. Well, she's back! READ MORE
  • THIS WEEK: A Blowup With Her Rival and a Long Awaited Reconciliation on ‘DAYS’

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    NBC
    Whoever predicted "Days of our Lives'" Abigail Deveraux (Kate Mansi) would grow up to become Samantha Brady's (Alison Sweeney) rival over a man, or just about anything, might be one rich person today if they made a bet with a millionaire. In a promo highlighting next week's episodes, Sami has had enough of Abby, but will she be the one forced to play nice? READ MORE