It has been an eventful few weeks for “Days of Our Lives.” The show abruptly changed headwriters and let go of numerous actors before earning 15 Daytime Emmy nominations earlier this week.
It’s deja vu all over again at “Days of Our Lives.” Last summer, the show let go several popular actors as part of the show’s “reboot.” Now, a week after letting go the show’s headwriters of less than a year and replacing them with two writer, Chris Whitesell and Gary Tomlin, who worked on the […]
Less than a year after they were hired to reboot”Days of Our Lives,” headwriters Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas Junior have been fired. Soap Opera Network reports that they are being replaced by former DOOL writer Chris Whitesell and former DOOL executive producer Gary Tomlin — both of whom were fired as part of […]
Three More Actresses Return to All My Children The “All My Children” farewell reunion tour is bringing back three more fan favorites. TV Guide reports that Jennifer Bassey (Marian), Melissa Claire Egan (Annie) and Kate Collins (Janet) will appear the week of July 25th. Pine Valley’s three wildest and craziest gals are currently residing at […]
One Life To Live Headwriter Joins General Hospital Writing Staff “One Life to Live” headwriter Ron Carlivati will join the writing staff of “General Hospital“ after OLTL wraps.OLTL star Robin Strasser revealed the news via Twitter, tweeting “JUST TOLD but NOT told it wuz SECRET: Ron CARLIVATI to #GH as script writer-hopes 2 b co-head […]
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, […]
Monday, the ‘Days of Our Lives‘ cast and Powers-That-Be gathered for a cocktail party as part of NBC’s summer press day, an event featuring panels about NBC-Universal’s spring and summer programming. That’s right. The network that was ready to get out of the soap biz now considers DOOL important enough to merit a cocktail party […]
Days of Our Lives’ Counterintuitive Path To Success The soap opera panel discussion I attended last week got me thinking about how counterintuitive Days of Our Lives success is. DOOL has ignored the conventional wisdom about what soaps need to do to succeed in the 21st century. The show has not has switched to shooting […]