Sorry, WilSon fans! Freddie Smith reveals that he will not return to “Days of our Lives,” even if asked by show producers to reprise the role of Sonny Kiriakis. “I know this is going to be disappointing to so many of you... I would not go back.”

NBC and Sony Pictures Television are in active contract negotiations for a 57th season of "Days of our Lives." Meanwhile, actors are being offered "if-come" deals to return should an agreement be reached.

"Days of our Lives" has reportedly wrapped production on its current 56th season. The soap is now awaiting word on renewal or cancellation orders from NBC.

"Days of our Lives" alum Freddie Smith (ex-Sonny) married longtime love Alyssa Tabit on New Year's Eve at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando.

Chandler Massey is set to reprise his role as Will Horton on "Days of our Lives" this holiday season when the character visits Salem.

"Days of our Lives" Comings & Goings for the month of May. Find out all you need to know about Salem's arrivals and departures.

Freddie Smith provides an update on when you can expect to see the last of Sonny Kiriakis on "Days of our Lives."

Veteran soap star Wally Kurth ("DAYS," "GH") believes a lengthy production shutdown could be dangerous for the genre.

"Days of our Lives" bringing back characters for April Fool's Day surprise! You won't believe who's returning!

Greg Rikaart has wrapped his run as Leo Stark on "Days of our Lives," the actor announced on social media hours after his character decides to get out of dodge.

What you need to know about Gilles Marini's turn as Ted Laurent on NBC's "Days of our Lives."

On Friday, September 15, "Days of our Lives" will be welcoming back three-time Daytime Emmy Award winning actor Chandler Massey to the role of Will Horton. Considering the character was supposed to have died tragically by strangulation during the soap's serial killer storyline in 2015 (when he was played by Guy Wilson), what can fans expect when the character is resurrected very much alive this week? While we still don't know exactly the how, we can at least scratch off "zombie" from the list of possibilities.

Despite claims by "Days of our Lives" executive producer <strong>Ken Corday</strong> that any character killed after September 2015 would remain dead, rumors are running rampant that the soap has secretly been in negotiations with three-time Daytime Emmy Award Winner <strong>Chandler Massey</strong> to reprise his role as Will Horton, who was murdered in October by the necktie killer (Ben Weston, played by <strong>Robert Scott Wilson</strong>) during <strong>Guy Wilson</strong>'s turn in the popular role. Adding fuel to the fire are recent comments by Massey's former publicist, <strong>Jeffrey Ballard</strong>.

Among the list of pre-nominated performers for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" is "Days of our Lives" actor <strong>Christopher Sean</strong> (Paul Narita), who shared on his <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BBDX5OTrHg_/" target="_blank">Instagram page</a> that he was honored to not only be pre-nominated for his role on the daytime soap in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category, but also being able to positively represent the LGBT community.

In the current issue of TV Guide, on newsstands now, the magazine examines the four remaining daytime soaps consisting of "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" and how FOX's "Empire" may have influenced a push for more diversity in 2015 during love in the afternoon.

In a posting on his Facebook page, hours after his final scenes as Sonny Kiriakis on NBC's "Days of our Lives" aired, actor <strong>Freddie Smith</strong> reflected on the roller coster ride he had playing the role and what it meant not just for him, but to the fans as well.

While <strong>Guy Wilson</strong> is busy clearing up <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/08/days-guy-wilson-clears-up-exit-rumors">rampant rumors</a> about his "Days of our Lives" status, onscreen love interest <strong>Freddie Smith</strong> (Sonny Kiriakis) meanwhile is gearing up for an emotional goodbye to Salem on the <strong>Tuesday, August 18</strong> episode of the daytime drama series, which finds Sonny headed to Europe to take on a position working for his grandfather, Victor (<strong>John Aniston</strong>).

On Sunday, April 26, "Days of our Lives" star <strong>Freddie Smith</strong> took home his first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Sonny Kiriakis on the soap - the actor was previously nominated in the category in 2013. In a red carpet interview with <em>Soap Opera Network,</em> just before taking home the coveted trophy, the actor talked with us about <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/04/days-of-our-lives-cast-exodus-begins">reports of his upcoming departure</a> from "DAYS" and what lies ahead for him personally and professionally.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced today additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," including <strong>Tom Bergeron</strong>,<strong> Eileen Davidson</strong>,<strong> Kevin Frazier</strong>,<strong> Leeza Gibbons</strong>,<strong> Vicki Lawrence</strong> and<strong> Mario Lopez</strong>. They will be joined by the "Queens of Drama," the co-hosts of "The Talk," the co-hosts of the new lifestyle chat show "The FAB Life," and several other big stars from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless."

"The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be telecast live exclusively on Pop on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong>. Today, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced the first round of presenters which includes cast members from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "The Young and the Restless," along with personalities <strong>Nancy O'Dell</strong>,<strong> Regis Philbin</strong>,<strong> Steve Harvey</strong>,<strong> Marie Osmond</strong>,<strong> Craig Ferguson</strong>,<strong> Shemar Moore</strong> and<strong> Alex Trebek</strong>.