On Tuesday, the cast of Days of our Lives gathered in the early afternoon on the set of their soundstages to celebrate the show’s latest achievement and milestone … the taping of their 13,000 episode!
Executive Producer Ken Corday shared: “This is truly a staggering achievement. We have 13,000 blessings to be thankful for today. My deep and abiding appreciation to NBC and Sony Pictures Television for their unwavering support throughout the decades. I am so grateful to the generations of artists, craftspeople and faithful viewers who have devoted much of their lifetimes to Days of our Lives, falling in love with the people of Salem each and every episode. You have all made this breathtaking milestone possible.”
In an official press release, Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment shared: “In an age of where too many shows come and go so quickly, the legacy and longevity of Days of our Lives is absolutely remarkable. We tip our cap to Ken Corday and his entire team, who have made the series an indelible part of television history.”
Pictured at the celebration cast photo are bottom row left to right: Co-head writer Ryan Quan, senior coordinating producer Janet-Spellman Drucker, Brandon Beemer, Martha Madison, Billy Flynn, Arianne Zucker, co-executive producer Albert Alaar, and co-head writer Dena Higley.
Pictured second row above the cake from left to right: Producer Randy Dugan, Thaao Penghlis, Leann Hunley, Marci Miller, Vincent Irizarry, Stephen Nichols, Mary Beth Evans, Sal Stowers, Suzanne Rogers, executive producer Ken Corday, Kristian Alfonso, Deidre Hall, NBC SR VP current daytime programming Bruce Evans, Lauren Koslow, John Aniston, Olivia Rose Keegan, Eric Martsolf, James Reynolds, and Josh Taylor.
Pictured last row from left to right: Galen Gering, Jordi Vilasuso, A Martinez, Judi Evans, Bryan Dattilo, Christopher Sean, Casey Moss, Paige Searsey, James Lastovic, and Sony Pictures Television executives: Steve Kent and Zack Van Amburg.
DAYS which is in its 51stseason will mark this occasion with a special fan event August 27th at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee. There will be a Q&A and signing with talent from the show.
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