It’s a done deal! Days of our Lives has received their renewal pick-up from NBC. According to Deadline, the daytime drama series has been renewed for the 2016-2017 season, which will make it the long-running daytime drama’s 51st on the air. The pickup may include an option for an additional year.
Reports over the last several weeks had DAYS, Sony, and NBC were hammering out points for the new deal moving forward, but with DAYS garnering a a 20-month ratings high, averaging 2.721 million viewers for the week of November 2-6, and another big week ratings week during January 4-8 of this year, involving Maggie’s decision whether Brady or Eric would receive Daniel’s heart, the series showed it could indeed have a ratings surge. As of now, DAYS is ahead of its total average viewer count from the previous season at this time.
As for more terms of the deal revolving around if the production model will stay the same has not been made public at this time. On-Air On-Soaps will keep you posted as developments come to light.
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