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NBC Exec on ‘DAYS’: “We Hope It Stays on the Schedule Forever”

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During NBC’s portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday, , president, NBC Entertainment, was asked questions about the upcoming 2017-18 television season and the success of the network’s primetime lineup — the network finished #1 in the key sales demo. But one question on the minds of many was the status of “,” which was renewed through September 2018 earlier this year.

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“We’re feeling really great about the new team in place and we’re evaluating it as it goes,” said Salke to a room full of journalists, according to Soap Opera Digest. “Right now, we’ve been so focused on the fall and making all these [new] shows. We love the new ‘DAYS’ and we hope it stays on the schedule forever … Everyone’s feeling really good.”

The new “DAYS” Salke is referring to is led by head writer (formerly of “” and “”), whose material began airing on Wednesday, July 19.

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