Arianne Zucker, Greg Vaughn of "Days of Our Lives" (Photo: NBC)

Deep Soap: ‘Days of Our Lives’ Greg Vaughn & Arianne Zucker on Their Characters’ Taboo Relationship

The Catholic church should send “Days of Our Lives” a gift basket. Handsome, ethical, kind Father Eric (Greg Vaughn) has been the best advertisement for the church in ages. While Nicole (Arianne Zucker) fell in love with him, he remained focused on his vocation, unaware that Kristen (Eileen Davidson) drugged and sexually assaulted him. The truth […]

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Deep Soap: Major Characters Return to Two Soaps

Major Characters Return to “B&B” and “General Hospital” Sean Kanan is bringing his character, Deacon, back to “The Bold & the Beautiful.” Deacon was last seen in prison on “The Young & the Restless”, where he was arrested for blackmailing Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) about killing Diane. Deacon has far more to do in his […]

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Datillo Returns to ‘Days of Our Lives’

Bryan Datillo Returns to “Days” All of Sami’s exes are returning to “Days of Our Lives.” Bryan Datillo will once again play Lucas, Will’s father, and Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) first love-hate relationship. Given that Will (Chandler Massey) is turning to alcohol to deal with his problems, a talk with his alcoholic father could scare him […]

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‘Days of Our Lives’ Stars Preview Upcoming Gay Storyline

“Days of Our Lives” 2.0 has now fully launched. Tuesday’s episode, featuring Victor (John Aniston) and Maggie’s (Suzanne Rogers) wedding, as well as the aftermath of both Nicole (Arianne Zucker) and E.J. (James Scott) making love, was one of the show’s best episodes in years, with sophisticated, poignant dialogue and lots of character development. If […]

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Which Soap Had the Best Halloween?

It’s Halloween, the greatest of soap holidays. It’s the chance for characters to don elaborate expensive costumes that reveal aspects of their personality and attend masquerade parties where anything can happen.  With the holiday falling on a Monday, Halloween became a four day extravaganza this year in both real life and on television. It’s unfair […]

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‘Days’ Delivers Shocking Casting Switcheroo

Latest Casting Shenanigans: Tamara Braun Replaces Natalia Livingtson on DOOL A mere few weeks after she debuted as Taylor, “Days of Our Lives” is replacing Daytime Emmy winning “General Hospital” alumna Natalia Livingston with Daytime Emmy winning “General Hospital” alumna Tamara Braun. Here’s where it gets really strange.  Braun, best known as GH’s Carly #2, […]

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Are Sami and Nicole the Best Couple on ‘Days of Our Lives’?

America Loves Sami & Nicole Sami (Alison Sweeney) and Nicole (Arianne Zucker) are “Days of Our Lives” most popular supercouple.  Ever since the show reignited their feud, its ratings have been slowly but steadily climbing.  Last week, as Nicole prepared to move back into the DiMera manision, giving her unfettered access to Sami’s children, the […]

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Deep Soap: The Week Of Delayed Gratification

Treading Water This has been a week full of the soap equivalent of the filibuster.   The quest for a big Friday cliffhanger or a story that lasts throughout a sweeps period sometimes leaves soaps with episodes where the story does not advance at all. ‘Days of Our Lives‘ has been an exercise in treading water […]

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Deep Soap: TV Academy Celebrates ‘Days’ 45th Anniversary

Tuesday night The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences celebrated ‘Days of Our Lives‘ 45th anniversary with a lengthy event featuring panel discussions and montages of the show’s classic moments.  Executive Producer Ken Corday held court alongside actors grouped into panels including Families, Heroes, Villains and Growing Up in Salem.  The m.c. was Jon Jordan, […]

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