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Steve Burton Joins ‘Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem’

"General Hospital" alum Steve Burton has joined the cast of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" (Chapter 2), Peacock has confirmed. This is his first acting gig since departing the ABC drama series in November 2021.

Steve Burton Joins ‘Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem’

"General Hospital" alum Steve Burton has joined the cast of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" (Chapter 2), Peacock has confirmed. This is his first acting gig since departing the ABC drama series in November 2021.

Steve Burton (ex-Jason Morgan, “General Hospital”) has been cast on “Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem,” the streaming series spinoff of “Days of our Lives.” The Peacock original series returns with five all-new episodes, the first of which premieres Monday, July 11, 2022 on the streaming platform with subsequent episodes dropping daily from July 11-15, 2022.

While character details are being kept under wraps at this time, a Peacock representative confirmed to Soap Opera Network that Burton will be part of the second season of the Peacock original series, officially titled “Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem” Chapter 2. Burton previously portrayed the role of Harris Michaels on “DAYS” in 1988.

Burton joins a cast that includes the returns of Kristian Alfonso and Peter Reckell, reprising their roles as Hope Williams Brady and Bo Brady, respectively. Also starring in the series are Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Drake Hogestyn as John Black, Stephen Nichols as Steve “Patch” Johnson, Mary Beth Evans as Kayla Brady Johnson, Lucas Adams as Tripp Johnson, Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston, and Remington Hoffman as Li Shin. Additional casting announcements will be made in the coming weeks and months before the series premieres on Peacock.

In Chapter 2, fans can look forward to an epic, action-packed tale that spans the entire globe, from Monte Carlo to Hong Kong with beloved characters from “Days of our Lives” once again going “Beyond Salem” as they trade the comforts of home for an adventure of a lifetime! Over the course of five thrilling episodes, heartwarming family reunions take a dangerous turn as a mysterious adversary wreaks havoc on their lives. As they trade the comforts of home for an adventure of a lifetime, heartwarming family reunions take a dangerous turn as a mysterious adversary wreaks havoc on their lives. It all leads up to larger-than-life romances, jaw-dropping twists, and high-stakes drama – and it all connects back to a memorable plot that originated on “Days of our Lives” long ago. 

A premium subscription for Peacock will be required to watch the all-new season. A paid subscription starts at $4.99 a month (with ads) or $9.99 a month (without ads*). The higher tier requires some advertising for select programming and the ability to watch select titles offline with download capability.

For more information on how to stream the series, or to register/subscribe, visit PeacockTV.com.