"Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney was given a 3-year extension on a restraining order she filed earlier this month against Jon Christopher LuVisi.
Although she'll soon be gracing our screens once again as Sami Brady on "Days of our Lives" in the coming weeks, actress <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> will no longer appear in primetime as host of NBC's "The Biggest Loser," it was <a href="http://www.accesshollywood.com/alison-sweeney-leaving-biggest-loser-exclusive_article_111645" target="_blank">announced</a> today by the show's producers. Sweeney had hosted the program for 13 consecutive cycles, taking over from <strong>Caroline Rhea</strong> in 2007.
Hallmark Channel announced today that production has begun in Vancouver, Canada on "Radio Hype," an original movie set to air sometime later this year on the cable network and stars <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> ("Days of our Lives," "The Biggest Loser") and <strong>Jonathan Scarfe</strong> ("Raising the Bar," "Hell on Wheels").
As <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/01/cameron-mathison-joins-alison-sweeney-chocolate-chip-cookie-murder">previously reported</a>, former soapers <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> (ex-Sami Brady) and <strong>Cameron Mathison</strong> (ex-Ryan Lavery) have teamed up for the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original movie, "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery," which premieres <strong>Saturday, May 2</strong> at 9:00 PM, ET/8:00 PM, CT on the network. Before the movie premieres, <em>Soap Opera Network</em> has your first look photos at the duo on screen!
"All My Children" alum and frequent "Good Morning America" and "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent, <strong>Cameron Mathison</strong>, has signed on to star alongside <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> ("Days of our Lives," "The Biggest Loser") in a new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries series of movies beginning with "Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder" (working title), which will premiere on the network in the spring.
On the <strong>Tuesday, December 16</strong> edition of NBCUniversal's syndicated daytime talker, "The Steve Harvey Show," former "Days of our Lives" actress <strong>Alison Sweeney</strong> (ex-Sami Brady) sits down with <strong>Steve Harvey</strong> to talk about her two-decade long run on "DAYS," her hosting duties on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and her novel, "Scared Scriptless." In your first look clip, Sweeney reveals that it was hard to leave the daytime soap she called home since she was a teenager and that she's kept in touch with her former colleagues via social media. Sweeney also revealed that she's been back to direct several episodes of the daytime drama series since completing filming last May as Sami.
Having catapulted to the number one spot in the 18-49 demo and experienced double digit improvement in many time slots, NBC has announced its upcoming fall 2014-2015 primetime schedule. The network is introducing a portfolio of new content that will be joining veteran shows “About a Boy,” “The Blacklist,” “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,” “Grimm,” “Hannibal,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Parenthood,” “Parks and Recreation,” “America Ninja Warrior,” “America’s Got Talent,” "The Biggest Loser," “Celebrity Apprentice,” “Hollywood Game Night” and “The Voice.”
"Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney will announce on the Tuesday, January 21 edition of "The Ellen Show" that she will be departing the NBC Daytime drama series after portraying the role of Samantha "Sami" Brady for 21 consecutive years. Sweeney's contract is set to expire in December 2014, according to published reports.
NBC will be releasing a slew of new primetime programming this fall, all of which the network’s Chairman, Robert Greenblatt, hopes will be bolstered in February on the heels of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. “The overriding strategy this year was to develop enough strong comedies and dramas to take advantage of the promotional heft of the Winter Olympics and devise two schedules for the upcoming season: one for fall and a slightly different one for midseason. I’m pleased to say that our development groups — headed by Jennifer Salke (scripted) and Paul Telegdy (alternative/reality) — really delivered,” Greenblatt said. “And aside from our Olympics planning, we also wanted to create better flow and compatibility on each night, and deploy our strongest lead-in (‘The Voice’) to maximum effect.”
The issue with Sweeney on the cover hit newsstands today.
Alison Sweeney has been on "Days of our Lives" for nearly twenty years, debuting as Sami Brady in 1993 when she was only 16 years old. Beautiful and an instant hit with fans, the actress felt insecure by her surroundings. “I’ve been on Days since I was 16, and being surrounded by such thin, gorgeous actresses made me so insecure and self-conscious," said Sweeney referring to her weight issues at the the time in an interview with SELF Magazine in their August issue on stands now.