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It was March of this year that word broke out that "Days of our Lives" was planning to have a major character come out of the closet. Almost immediately after the news broke out reports were flying that Will Horton, portrayed by Chandler Massey, would be the one to come out. Eight months since the news first leaked, the NBC Daytime soap has finally revealed that Will will in fact come to the realization that he is gay, but what does Massey think about portraying such a character and how has he managed to keep it such a secret for so long?
Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes are two of the longest running current cast members left on NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” but you wouldn’t know it because they are barely on! Thankfully the network hosts its annual “A Day of Days” fan event where fans far and wide can come and meet their favorite stars and catch the rarest of glimpses of those not seen enough on screen at Universal Studios CityWalk in Hollywood, California. Considered one of “DAYS’” premiere couples with their portrayal of Doug and Julie Williams on the drama series, Seaforth Hayes and her husband sat down with Soap Opera Network to discuss fans, what has kept the show going for all these years and where they see things headed in the future and even a whopper surrounding the Horton clan's near demise from the canvas.

Thursday, November 3, 2011 5:54 PM EDT
( -- Ratings Report for the Week of October 24-28, 2011 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,467,000 (-12,000/-411,000) 2. B&B 3,180,000 (+113,000/+72,000) 3. OLTL 2,562,000 (-31,000/+217,0000) 4. GH 2,373,000 (+56,000/+91,000) 5. DAYS 2,351,000 (-42,000/-73,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.4/11 (+.1/same) 2. B&B 2.4/8 (+.1/+.2) 3. OLTL 1.9/6 (same/+.1) 4. GH 1.8/5 (same/+.1) 5. DAYS 1.7/6 (-.1/-.1) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 943,000 (+37,000/-93,000) 2. OLTL 684,000 (+76,000/+55,000) 3. GH 679,000 (+82,000/-8,000) 4. B&B 636,000 (+53,000/-14,000) 5. DAYS 611,000 (+31,000/-59,000) Women 18-49 Rating 1. Y&R 1.5/9 (+.1/-.1) 2. OLTL 1.1/7 (+.2/+.1) 2. GH 1.1/6 (+.2/+.1) 4. DAYS 1.0/6 (+.1/same) 4. B&B 1.0/6 (+.1/same) Girls...

Thursday, November 3, 2011 5:22 PM EDT
On Saturday, November 5, 2011, the cast of NBC's "Days of our Lives" will be celebrating the the 4th Annual "Days of Days" fan event at CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood. While signing autographs, the stars will be signing with their very own personalized Adler Collection pens (see photos for samples). Soap Opera Network has partnered with the pen maker in giving away a free personalized pen to three lucky winners along with a personalized video congratulations from a "Days of our Lives" cast member.

Thursday, October 27, 2011 5:11 PM EDT
Although a "Days of our Lives" representative was unavailable for comment to Soap Opera Network, Soap Opera Digest is reporting what The Huffington Post originally reported, which is Lisa Rinna is returning to the NBC soap in the role of Billie Reed. The actress originated the role in 1992, nearly twenty years ago.
As Soap Opera Network first reported yesterday evening, Lisa De Cazotte has been hired to fill the shoes of the departing Noel Maxam as Co-Executive Producer of NBC's "Days of our Lives." In a statement issued earlier today to the press, Co-EP Greg Meng confirmed that De Cazotte will be joining him as Co-Executive Producer and that, “[Executive Producer] Ken Corday is excited to have Lisa join the 'Days of our Lives' family."
You may be asking yourself why in the world would we be doing a ratings reflection that highlights ABC's canceled "All My Children" as ranking second in households (amongst all soaps) for the season when the show has already gone off the air with its last episode airing on Friday, September 23 and talk show "The Chew" already replacing the soap in its old timeslot. If I were to tell you that because ABC scheduled the series finale of "AMC" during the first week of the 2011-2012 television season that the soap would remain in the season-to-date rankings until September 2012, would you believe it? You better!