Such exciting news for soap fans and those of NBC’s Days of our Lives! NBC has officially renewed the daytime drama through the 2015-2016 television season, which means the series will be able to celebrate it’s 5oth anniversary milestone! The drama in Salem began back in 1965.
Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment said in an official statement on the renewal: “Days of our Lives continues to be a fan favorite for the daytime audience and we are thrilled to keep it going through its 50th season. DAYS has shown year-to-year increases in key female demographics and remains both relevant and fresh creatively due to the hard work of the producers, writers, cast and crew who have worked tirelessly to make DAYS the ratings success it is today.
Steve Kent, Senior EVP, Programming at Sony Pictures Television offered up this statement: “Having won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama, Days of our Lives continues to deliver on its legacy of quality storytelling. We appreciate NBC’s continued support and are excited to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary with our generations of dedicated fans.”
Ken Corday, the executive producer of DAYS added, “We are thrilled to continue being a part of the NBC family and to have the support of our incredible network and studio executives who work tirelessly to allow us to continue telling our stories and share the DAYS legacy with our devoted family of fans.”
So, are you excited to hear DAYS will celebrate its 50th anniversary and got its renewal pick-up? Let us know!