DOOL News, Scoops & Rumors
NEWS and Information Scoops and Spoilers
Spoilers: Sheila Makes Lani Jealous
Soaps in Depth Spoilers!
No Days Thursday and Friday due to Thanksgiving!
Days Thursday 9/27/18 was pre-empted or cut off due to the supreme court
hearings, in some areas. You can watch it on
Greg Vaughan Talks His New Love and Eric Brady
Days is pre-empted Monday 9/3 due to Labor Day.
Summer Sizzle promo!
Greg Vaughan and Angie Harmon Are a Real-life Brady Bunch 8/24
Days will not air Thursday 6/7/18 or Friday 6/8/18 due to French Open tennis.
No DOOL on Monday. Happy Memorial Day!
Greg Vaughan opens up about Emmy win for 'Days of Our Lives' 5/25
DOOL won Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series, for Outstanding Drama
Series Directing Team, and for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team. James
Reynolds (Abe) won for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Greg Vaughan
(Eric) won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Eileen Davidson
(ex-Kristen/Susan) won for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her
role as Ashley in Y&R. Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy) won for her role on "The Bay" as
Best Digital Guest Performer.
Daytime Emmy nominations!
45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Drama Performer
Daytime soap schedule during the holidays...
Days will air a new episode.
Friday, December 29: Days will air a new
Monday, January 1: Days will be pre-empted by sports.
Labor Day schedule for Monday, September 4:
DOOL will not be seen, due to NBC's coverage of the PGA Golf Tour.
"Days of Our Lives" has been renewed for a 52nd season!
Due to the solar eclipse, Monday's 8/21 episode
of DOOL may be pre-empted, depending on the time zone.
Ashley Benson (ex-Abby) is nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Drama TV
Actress (#ChoiceDramaTVActress) for “Pretty Little Liars”.
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LIVE on FOX
"Days of Our Lives" has replaced Co-Head Writer Dena Higley with Ron
Carlivati as Head Writer effective immediately. His first episode will air on
July 19, 2017. Carlivati worked at both GH &
OLTL. Previous Co-Head Writer Ryan Quan & Sheri Anderson Thomas, who wrote for
"Guiding Light, "Santa Barbara," and GH, will both be Creative Consultants.
DAYS’s Corday Received Star on May 15, 2017 10:13 AM
DAYS’s Executive Producer, Ken Corday, who received the 2,612th star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame today in the category of Television. In addition to a
host of DAYS stars in attendance, fellow Walk of Famer Andy Garcia was the
guest speaker. The star was placed next to the star that Deidre Hall (Marlena)
received last year. You can watch the ceremony live at 2:30 p.m. TT/11:30 a.m.
PT. at www.walkoffame.com
At the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show on Sunday, April 30, 2017, the
following winners were announced:
Writing Team: Y&R
Directing Team & Drama Series: GH
Supporting Actress: Kate Mansi (Abigail, Days)
Supporting Actor: Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R)
Younger Actress: Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina, GH)
Younger Actor: Bryan Craig (ex-Morgan, GH)
Lead Actress: Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R)
Lead Actor: Scott Clifton (Liam, B&B)
At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards show on Friday, April 28, at the Pasadena
Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, the following winners were announced:
Casting Director: Marnie Saitta, Days of Our Lives
Art & Lighting Direction, Set Decoration, Editing: Y&R
Technical Team, Costume Design, & Makeup: B&B
Sound Mixing & Music Direction: Days of Our Lives
Original Song: Days' "When Time Was On Our Side"
Hairstyling: General Hospital
Stunt Coordinator: Terry James, Days
Digital Drama Series: The Bay the Series
Digital Drama Series Outstanding Actress: Mary Beth Evans (Sara Garrett, The
Outstanding Actor: Kristos Andros (Pete Garrett, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actress: Carolyn Hennesy (Karen Blackwell, The Bay)
Supporting or Guest Actor: Nicolas Coster (Mayor Jack Madison, The Bay)
The 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards show, hosted by Mario Lopez & Sheryl
Underwood, was live-streamed at
Twitter-Periscope Producer at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 30,
2017. Click here for the list of nominees.
Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) hosted the red-carpet pre-show from 5:30 -
7:30 ET / 2:30 - 4:30 PT on both days as well as 2 additional Facebook Live
appearances from the NATAS Emmy Gifting Suites for the nominees on Saturday,
April 29 at 4 & 7 p.m. ET / 1 & 4 p.m. PT.
Eileen Davidson's book "Dial Emmy for Murder" will become a movie!
On Friday, February 24, 2017, Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) underwent surgery to
repair the ACL on her right knee, which she had injured while skiing in
On February 21, 2017, NBC announced that it has renewed "Days of Our Lives"
for Season 52.
On Thursday, February 9, Joseph Mascolo last appeared as Days' Stefano,
filmed before his death on December 7, 2016. In the episode, Marlena (Deidre
Hall), Rafe (Galen Gering) & Leann Hunley (Anna) confront him about his
transgressions against them through the years.
In a special video, Mascolo's long-time castmates share their memories of the
Kassie DePaiva (ex-Eve, Days; ex-Blair, OLTL),
who was diagnosed in 2016 with acute myeloid leukemia, announced on February 4,
2017, that she is now cancer free!
The pre-nom results were announced on January 25
with 10 in each category moving forward to Blue Ribbon voting for which actors
can submit 20 minutes from up to 4 episodes. The final nominations will be
announced on Wednesday, March 22. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards show will be on April 28
while the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to be held on Sunday, April 30, 2017
both at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
this petition to let NBC know you want the show to stay on the air!
Happy 13,000th episode to DOOL! It aired on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Watch full episodes of "Days of Our Lives" on
for Canadian viewers.
On Monday, January 16, "Days of Our Lives" began airing
one hour earlier in the New York City area, at 12:00 Noon.
Robb Derringer (Scooter Nelson, Days; ex-Kyle Sloane, GH) & DWTS judge Carrie
Ann Inaba became engaged on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the
site of their first date, a secluded beach cove along the California coast.
Read more here.
Joseph Peter Mascolo (Stefano DiMera, Days; ex-Massimo Marone, B&B;
ex-Nicholas Van Buren, GH) died at 87 on December 8, 2016, in Lake Arrowhead,
CA, after battling Alzheimer's disease for many years. His funeral service will
be held on Tuesday, December 13, at Forest Lawn in Hollywood Hills'
Church of the Hills,
6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
Jensen Ackles (ex-Eric, Days) and his wife, actress Danneel Harris
Ackles (ex-Shannon, OLTL) welcomed, a boy and a girl named Zeppelin Bram and
Arrow Rhodes, who joined big sis, JJ, on December 2, 2016.
Arianne Zucker Breaks Her Silence About the Donald
Billy Flynn (Chad) married actress Gina Lynn Comparetto on
Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Saddle Rock Ranch, in the hills of Malibu, CA.
Drake Hogestyn was injured on May 5, 2016 on the Days set while filming a
stunt that required him to "break" through a prop door that "had not been
properly prepared." When he "ran full speed," he "smashed headfirst" into it
suffering "severe head injuries" requiring hospitalization. He
returned to the set of the show on September 27.
On September 11, 2016, Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days) took home
the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama
Series for her work on "Acting Dead."
Camila Banus (Gabi, Days) injured her foot during a Parkour exercise class in
Kassie DePaiva (Eve) announced in August, 2016, that she has been in treatment for
Acute Myeloid Leukemia for a month which will continue over the next 3
months. She believes her prognosis is good and will not
likely need a stem cell/bone marrow transplant, expecting a complete cure. For
more, click here.
Chrishell Stause (Bethany, Y&R; ex-Jordan, Days; ex-Amanda, AMC) & Justin
Hartley (Adam, Y&R; ex-Nicholas, Passions) became engaged at the end of July
2016 after being together for 2-1/2 years. She just celebrated her 35th
birthday on July 21. He is 39 with a 12-year-old daughter, Isabella, with
Jordi Vilasuso (Dario, Days; ex-Griffin, AMC; ex-Tony, GL) and
his wife, Kaitlin, welcomed their second daughter on July 15, 2016, named
Everly Maeve Vilasuso. They have a
daughter, Riley Grace, 3.
The 68th Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced
on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Patrika Darbo (Nancy, Days) was
nominated as Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or
Drama Series for her role in the online show "Acting Dead."
see the full list, click here. The award show will be
held live on Sunday, September 18 at 7 pm ET /4 pm PT on
Taylor Spreitler (ex-Mia, Days) revealed that
her father, Danny, 55, took his own life due to the pain of
depression. The number for the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline is 800-273-8255.
Days of Our Lives' Executive Producer Ken Corday will
receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.
43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Here! Click here for the list of nominees and winners.
Deidre Hall (Marlena) received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
at 6201 Hollywood Blvd. on Thursday, May 19,
Nadia Bjorlin (ex-Chloe, Days) and hubby Grant Turnbull had a baby boy on
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, named Torin Mathias Turnbull.
Melissa Ordway (Abby, Y&R) and her husband Justin Gaston (ex-Ben, Days) had a
daughter, Olivia Christine Gaston, on April 30, 2016.
After April 15, 2016, "Days of Our Lives" no longer airs same-day
repeat broadcasts on Pop TV.
"Ladies of the Lake," the new digital series based on the novel by Days'
Executive Producer Ken Corday, has announced its cast. Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady,
Days; ex-Rick, B&B), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip,
Days; ex-Rex, OLTL), Martha Madison (Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola,
Passions), Wally Kurth (Justin, Days; Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, Days;
ex-Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen, PC & GH), Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, Days; ex-Freeman,
Passions; ex-AJ, Sunset Beach; ex-Adam, Dynasty), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC;
ex-Dr. Baker, Days; ex-Leo, GH), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Lilly Melgar
(ex-Lily, GH; ex-Claudia, B&B), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) & Jillian
Clare (ex-Abby, Days) will appear in the new soap from Michael Caruso.
The third novel from Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami, Days),
Opportunity Knocks, was released on April 5, 2016.
Natalia Livingston (ex-Emily, GH; ex-Taylor, Days) announced her
engagement to Dr. Matt Aldag, a neuroscientist and science writer, on March 23,
Peter Brown (ex-Dr. Greg Peters, Days; ex-Blake Hayes, B&B; ex-Robert
Laurence, Y&R; ex-Roger Forbes, Loving; ex-Charles Sanders III, OLTL) passed
away at 80 on March 21, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his wife
Kerstin and two sons, Matthew & Joshua.
NBC has renewed "Days of Our Lives" for its 51st season until September
2017, with an option for an additional year. Due to the network's dislike of
the present 5-month-ahead taping schedule, the show is now on a 5-week
hiatus and will resume filming on Monday, April 4.
Josh Griffith has left the writing staff of Days of Our Lives.
Ryan Quan is now Co-Head Writer with Dena Higley.
Jordi Vilasuso (Dario, Days; ex-Griffin, AMC; ex-Tony, GL) and
his wife, Kaitlin, are expecting their second child in July. They have a
daughter, Riley Grace, 3.
Casey Moss (JJ, Days) and his band "Eyes for One" have released their first
full length album, "BeneathTheTruth," which contains 10 songs and
be purchased on iTunes.
Matthew Ashford (Jack) and his girlfriend Lana Buss had a daughter, Willa, on November 30,
2015. Willa joins brother Henry and two half-sisters, Grace & Emma.
Jen Lilley (Theresa, Days) released a Christmas CD on Tuesday, November
24, which includes many holiday classics as well as "Baby It's Cold Outside,"
her duet with Eric Martsolf (Brady) released last year. If you order it on her
website, you'll also receive a
personalized Christmas card.
On Monday, October 26, Casey Moss (JJ, Days), 21, was drinking at the W
Scottsdale Hotel in Arizona when he tried to punch a bartender who refused to
continue serving him. A friend went to hold him back, but he made his way free
and shoved a fellow bar patron then was tackled by the bar's bouncer. Finally he
struggled with police officers. Once he was handcuffed, he was asked his name
and cursed & yelled "I'm Casey Moss, and I'm an actor on Days of Our Lives!" He
was released from jail on Tuesday and is facing charges for assault, disorderly
conduct, and resisting arrest. He was in Scottsdale for the book signing of
"Days of Our Lives 50 Years" with his costars.
UPDATE: At the pre-trial conference on Friday, November 20, Casey Moss plead
guilty to disorderly conduct, and the other two charges were dismissed.
50th Anniversary "Days of Our Lives" cast photo. (Click on picture to see
(Top row, l. to r.) Eric Martsolf (Brady), Jen Lilley (Theresa),
Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne), Josh Taylor
(Roman), Stephen Nichols (Steve), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla), Greg Vaughan (Eric),
Alison Sweeney (Sami), Christopher Sean (Paul), Deidre Hall (Marlena), Kate Mansi (Abby), Rob Scott Wilson (Ben), Kristian Alfonso (Hope), Melissa Reeves
(Jennifer), Casey Moss (JJ), Camila Banus (Gabi), James Reynolds (Abe), A
Martinez (Eduardo), Thaao Penghlis (André'), Lauren Koslow (Kate), & Billy Flynn
(Second row seated): Judi Evans (Adrienne), John Aniston (Victor), Peggy
McCay (Caroline), Drake Hogestyn (John), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes
(Julie), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Sal Stowers (Lani), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), & Joseph Mascolo (Stefano).
Alison Sweeney (Sami) & James Scott (ex-EJ) were reunited on HBO's "Last
Week Tonight with John Oliver" after
ABC news reported about Noujain Mustafa who, despite being wheelchair-bound,
left her home in Kobani, a war-torn Syrian town, and traveled to the Serbian
border, hoping to get to Germany. Mustafa revealed that she learned to speak
English by watching Days, and that Sami and EJ were her favorite characters. On
his show, Oliver hilariously recounted the story of the duo's turbulent romance,
then aired a newly taped scene between the actors, where the characters reunited
after EJ's "death."
Michael Easton (Silas, GH; ex-McBain, OLTL; ex-Caleb, PC; ex-Tanner, Days)
has written the graphic novel "Credence: Lose This Skin."
Check out the trailer
Sonny Marries Leo!
Realizing there’s no way around
Leo’s blackmail, Sonny tells the sleazy con man he’ll marry him. Leo takes great
delight in Sonny’s decision. While Leo sets out to find someone to officiate,
Will tells Marlena about Leo’s blackmail, and Sonny confesses all to Adrienne
and Justin. Despite Adrienne and Justin’s anger over the whole situation, Sonny
convinces them that he’s weighed all his options and marrying Leo is the only
answer. Once Leo secures Sheila to conduct the ceremony, Leo and Sonny’s
nuptials get underway, but when it comes time for anyone to object, someone
surprising speaks up: Victor. Sonny’s uncle stops the ceremony, stunned that
Sonny would marry the low-life who sued Titan. The ceremony proceeds, and Leo
and Sonny are officially married. After, Leo eagerly addresses the couple’s
wedding night, but Sonny’s not having it. While Leo heads off to spend his
wedding night alone, Sonny gets a strong talking-to from Victor.
Abigail is forced to come clean with Kayla.
Julie uncovers a
Rafe confides in Eli.
Victor fires Chad.
Bryan R. Dattilo is out, for now, as Lucas Roberts, who leaves
Salem on 12/11 to spend time with Allie in Europe.
*Hot Plots Preview -
Holly’s Future Uncertain*
Eric dreams of a happy future with Holly after
Maggie agrees to let him raise her grandchild. But when a letter from Nicole
surfaces, stating that she wants Chloe to take care of her daughter if anything
happens to her, everything changes. However, once Maggie sees the letter, she
has a change of heart. She tracks down Eric and informs him of Nicole’s written
wishes. Eric talks to Chloe, insisting that Nicole’s dying request should take
precedence over the letter, but Brady disagrees.
catches Hope in a compromising position with Ted.
Sheila gets some important
Doug brings the sweet treats.
Lucas shares an emotional
good-bye with Kate.
Will cries into his beer.
Rafe decks Ted on 12/10,
while Abigail threatens Gabi.
Julie looks back at her 50 years in Salem on
12/11, while Lani and Eli tell the family they’re dating and Lucas says
Sheila and Abe argue on 12/12, while Sarah tries to get through to
Kayla tells Tripp the truth about Steve on 12/13.
Stefan wants to
make love to “Gabby” on 12/14, while JJ defends Gabi and Kayla offers Sarah a
*What Will Happen*
Gabi and Kate concoct a new scheme that
Lani helps Rafe.
Stefan gets Abigail released.
Rafe Suspects Hope Is Cheating On Him!
alliance with Ted to bring down Ben leads Rafe to assume the worst - that his
wife might be having an affair. Rafe’s suspicions begin to rise when he
questions Hope about her trip to Smith Island, and she claims she went to pick
up a locket Abigail left there. Later, Hope continues her plotting, phoning Ted
and promising she’ll figure out a place for him and Ben to meet. She swears
she’ll do whatever it takes to bring down Ben, including lying to her husband.
Rafe, who overhears the end of the conversation, knows Hope is hiding something.
Hope heads to Smith Island to put her plan in motion with Ted, while Rafe
confides in Eli, who suggests Hope might be seeing another guy. Convinced Hope’s
actions have something to do with Ben, Rafe also goes to Smith Island. However,
when he arrives at the cabin, he’s not so sure. Rafe returns to Salem, where he
shares what he found with Julie. Like Eli, Julie suggests Hope might be having a
fling - to pay him back for his tryst with Sami. Suddenly, Rafe’s trust in Hope
begins to waver. Things are bound to get worse when Hope finally comes face to
face with Rafe.
Kayla tells Tripp the truth about
Rafe decks Ted in front of Hope.
Leo forces a wedding on Sonny.
*Ratings for 11/5: 1.6
Vanessa Williams last aired on 11/21 as
Valerie Grant, who moved to DC for a new job.
*Hot Plots Preview – Eli
And Lani Kiss*
The green-eyed monster leads to a passionate kiss between Eli
and Lani. Sheila orchestrates the whole thing when Lani turns up at Eli’s room.
Sheila opens the door in a towel and insinuates she and Eli just had sex. Eli
appears, also in a towel, and questions Lani’s reaction. Lani storms off, while
Sheila tells Eli that she did him a favor. Then Eli takes off for the cop shop,
where he and Lani have it out. Eli points out that it’s clear Lani has feelings
for him and reminds Lani how he feels about her. Lani grabs Eli and kisses him.
Eric takes out his aggression on Brady.
It’s feeding time
for Ben and Ciara, and Marlena and John.
Rafe ponders the meaning of red
Chad and Gabi check out her phone.
Sonny gets Chad to admit he
knew that Kate used Leo to bring down Sonny and Titan Industries on 12/3, while
Gabi sneaks into Kayla’s office to get the original DNA test results for
Charlotte and runs into Kayla on her way out.
Sonny lets Kate have it for
ruining his life on 12/4.
Ciara and Ben’s date hits a snag when Julie refuses
to take his reservation on 12/5, while Marlena and John have dinner with Brady
and Claire, then have a romantic evening.
Lucas returns to Salem and tells
Chloe he’s planning to go back to Europe to be with Allie on 12/6.
Gabi hatch a new plot on 12/7.
*What Will Happen:
Rafe questions Gabi.
Ted and Hope concoct a plan to snag Ben.
Ciara shares her feelings about Ben
Marlena has words of wisdom for Claire.
Ted Turns To Hope!
Rafe and Hope have dessert at
Doug’s Place, and learn that Ciara lied about spending Thanksgiving with her
grandparents. Hope goes to investigate and discovers her daughter was with Ben.
An argument ensues, and Ciara insists that nothing is going on with Ben. When
Hope leaves, she is grabbed by Ted Laurent, who has returned to Salem. Ted urges
Hope not to tell Rafe, but she would normally tell Rafe, so she declines to get
involved. Rafe, meanwhile, spies Ciara and Ben kissing. Hope agrees to help Ted
in exchange for information about Ben.
Sonny and Will’s
happy reunion hits a major snag when Leo, the guy they thought they accidentally
killed, turns up at their door alive and well and seething with revenge. Leo
gives Sonny and Will a brief account of what actually happened to him. Leo
continues toying with Will and Sonny, who try to kick him out. But Leo won’t
have any of it and announces that he’s back to hold Sonny at his word about
marrying him. Leo now has two things to hold over Sonny’s head: sexual
harassment and attempted murder. Will vows that nothing will keep him and Sonny
apart and goes to talk to Kate. He explains that Leo is back and questions Kate
about his sleazy attorney, Ted. Unfortunately, Kate can’t help him. Meanwhile,
Leo presses Sonny for a decision, but he continues to stall. Later, Will returns
and explains that he got nowhere with Kate. That’s when Leo decides to reveal
another huge piece of information to the pair: Kate was the one originally
behind his lawsuit.
John plans a romantic surprise
Rafe follows Hope to Smith Island.
Brady tries to make amends
Eli and Lani share a charged moment.
*Ratings for 10/29:
Kate Mansi returns on 11/29 as Abigail Deveraux.
returns this week as Ted Laurent.
This Megia has been cast as Haley Chen.
Greg Rikaart returns on 11/26 as Leo Starke.
*Hot Plots Preview – Ben
And Ciara Kiss*
Ben presses Ciara to admit her feelings and the two share a
sweet first kiss. Rafe spies their buss, and doesn’t understand how Ciara could
be getting close to Ben. The two know they have a rough road ahead.
Stefan ponders his legacy.
Chad snaps a shot of baby Charlotte.
Abigail adjusts to life at Bayview.
Julie and Rafe toast to the future.
Eric decides to raise Holly as his own on 11/26.
Stefan offers to help
clear Steve’s name on 11/27
Kayla grills Gabi about Abigail on 11/28.
asks Chad for a job on 11/29, while Chad visits Abigail in Bayview and Will
questions Kate about Ted.
Rafe questions Gabi about the accusations Abigail
made against her on 11/30.
*What Will Happen:
Julie takes Rafe to
Roman and Kate discuss their plot to bring down Stefan.
another side of Stefan.
Gabi Confesses To Abigail!
After months of plotting to
make everyone in Salem believe Abigail’s multiple personalities are back and
that she’s mentally ill, Gabi reveals to Abigail that she’s been gaslighting
her. Gabi shows Abigail the Gabby wig and tells her that she planted it to make
it look like Gabby was back. Gabi expresses great satisfaction, after suffering
so much pain at Abigail’s hands. The verbal battle quickly turns physical and
Abigail lunges for Gabi. As fate would have it, Chad walks in on the
altercation. Abigail swears that Gabi has the wig, but Gabi manages to hide it.
Chad takes the incident as further proof of Abigail’s degenerating mental state
and she is restrained. None of it seems to bother Gabi a bit. Privately, Gabi
gloats about the turn of events.
Sonny and Will get a
Ted returns to town.
Roman vows to protect Kate.
a decision about Holly’s future.
*Ratings for 10/22: 1.6
Nwokocha appears as Luke.
Farah Fath is out as Mimi Lockhart, who left
Salem on 11/6.
Kyle Lowder is out, for now, as Rex Brady.
Christopher Sean is out as Paul Narita, who leaves town on 11/20.
Shilstone is out as Wyatt.
*Hot Plots Preview – Ciara Learns The Truth*
Ben informs Ciara that it was Tripp, not Wyatt, who framed him for the cabin
fire. After, Ben spies Claire with Wyatt and asks why she was working with him
to help Tripp. Claire insists that her scheme will work out for them in the end.
Ciara, meanwhile, confronts Tripp and the two split up. She later runs into Ben,
who wonders if there could be a future for them.
Sarah to the rescue when Victor has a health scare that worries Maggie.
Justin and Adrienne urge Will to keep his chin up.
Jennifer reads Chad the
John has a tender good-bye with Paul.
Abe is furious when
Sheila is late to work on 11/19, while Eli has hope for a future with Lani.
Will turns to Marlena for advice on 11/20, while Valerie gets a job offer in
As everyone in Salem gathers to celebrate Thanksgiving on
11/20, Sarah saves Victor.
Sonny returns home to surprise Will on 11/21.
*What Will Happen:
Gabi visits Abigail at Bayview.
Wyatt tells Claire
that he’s scared of Ben.
JJ talks to Kayla about Gabi.
(Jennifer) is featured in the Take Five interview this week!
Abigail Is Committed!
Abigail goes into labor at the
Horton cabin, where Chad delivers a baby girl. Chad proceeds to dote on Abigail
and her baby. Meanwhile, back in Salem, Stefan catches Gabi with the Gabby wig
and pills, and forces her to admit she was setting up Abigail. Devastated to
realize that Gabby isn’t coming back to him, Stefan prepares to call the cops,
but Gabi convinces him that it’s in his best interest not to expose her scheme.
It would only drive Chad and Abigail back together and possibly cost Stefan
“his” child. Then, suddenly, Stefan receives a call from Chad, who makes him an
offer he can’t refuse. Afterward, Chad returns to Abigail’s side and they share
a warm moment as she names her daughter Charlotte. Then a medical team arrives
to transport mother and child to Salem. Things turn on a dime, however, when
Stefan shows up, having been summoned by Chad. Stefan presents Chad with the
paperwork to commit Abigail, as Chad explains that he just wants her to get the
help she needs. A distraught Abigail is taken to Bayview. Chad then hands over
baby Charlotte to Stefan, which was the bargain they struck in order to get
Stefan to commit Abigail. Things take a darker turn when Gabi, who discovers
that Abigail has been committed, shows up to visit her. Abigail is filled with
hatred and disdain.
Jennifer rakes Chad over the
Ciara confronts Tripp.
Lani finds Sheila and Eli in a compromising
Valerie gets a job offer out of town.
*Ratings for 10/15:
Scott Shilstone returns on 11/12 as Wyatt.
*Hot Plots Preview
– Ben Admits His Feelings*
Ben throws his cards on the table with Ciara,
admitting he has feelings for her. Ben pushes the envelope, asking if Ciara only
chose Tripp because she thought Ben was guilty of setting the fire. When Ciara
gets testy, Ben wonders if she could be fighting her feelings. Meanwhile, Claire
gets Wyatt to confess to framing Ben, and Ben immediately confronts him.
Eventually, Wyatt caves and admits what really went down, and Ben reveals the
truth to Ciara.
Father’s Day comes early for Stefan and
Rex tries to win back Sarah.
Hope comforts Jennifer.
phones home with Sonny.
Claire contacts Wyatt and has him take
responsibility for planting the Ben evidence on 11/12.
Chad has a nightmare
on 11/13, while Ben threatens Wyatt and Paul finds Will’s journal.
comes clean with Paul on 11/14, while Gabi contemplates confessing and Sarah and
Eric grow closer.
Paul confronts Will about Sonny on 11/15, while Rex
commiserates with Lucas and Chloe and Lucas declare their love.
Stefan face off on 11/16, while JJ talks to Kayla about Gabi and Ben drops a
bombshell on Ciara.
*What Will Happen:
Ciara presses Tripp to come
Rafe makes an unsettling discovery.
Jennifer and Hope discuss Eric.
Will and Paul move into their new place.
Sarah Dumps Rex!
Chloe makes a huge announcement that
derails Sarah and Rex’s engagement party: Mimi is baby Bonnie’s mother. People
start bringing up the DNA tests and Rex announces that he’s the dad. Rex’s
declaration gobsmacks Sarah, who immediately realizes her fiance cheated on her.
Sarah goes off on Rex and he just stands there and takes it. Afterward, Sarah
runs out. Meanwhile, Lucas is crushed. Kate rips into Mimi, and Rex holds Emily
for the first time knowing she’s his daughter. While Rex chats with Mimi, who
says she kept quiet because he was engaged and she didn’t want to ruin his life,
Sarah seeks solace from Maggie. Rex tracks down Sarah and tries to explain.
Rex’s hope is that Sarah can forgive his indiscretion and still wants to marry
EJ And Sami Reunited!
Sami gets the DNA results back and
discovers that the mystery patient is, indeed, her presumed-dead hubby, EJ. Sami
admits to Belle that she isn’t ready to let Susan in on the news. Nevertheless,
Susan discovers the truth and kidnaps her son. With help from Paul and Will,
Sami manages to track Susan down, but she pulls a scalpel on Sami. Sami
apologizes and the women make peace. After, Sami attends Marlena and John’s
wedding, which is a much happier occasion than the first attempt. After the “I
do’s”, Susan and Sami take EJ to a private facility in Europe where he can
Stefan forces Gabi to come clean.
Rafe and Hope question Tripp.
Will and Paul move into their new apartment.
Ben admits his feelings to Ciara.
*Ratings for 10/8: 1.6
Haiduk (Susan Banks/Kristen DiMera) leaves Salem this week, when Susan heads out
of town with EJ.
Alison Sweeney wraps up her return as Sami Brady on
*Hot Plots Preview – John And Marlena Marry*
Belle, Abe, Will,
Sami, Paul and Susan band together to surprise Marlena and John with an
impromptu wedding ceremony.
Chad looks tenderly into
Ben manhandles Stefan.
Kate doesn’t want to spill the tea.
Chloe consoles Lucas.
Sami discovers that the mystery man is EJ, and they
have an emotional reunion on 11/5.
Bonnie says good-bye to Mimi and the baby
Paul is discharged on 11/7, while Gabi learns that Abigail has
outmaneuvered her and Stefan goes to visit EJ.
Chad abducts Abigail on 11/8,
while Susan and Sami leave town with EJ.
Stefan catches Gabi with
incriminating evidence on 11/9, while Abigail goes into labor.
Shawn is suspicious of Belle.
Susan has a premonition that EJ is
Hattie returns to prison.
Drake Honesty (John) is featured in
the Take Five interview this week!
Abigail Marries Stefan!
Jennifer and Chad are stunned
when Stefan and Abigail announce that he took her away to get a divorce and
married her to prevent Chad from committing her. A thunderstruck Chad warns
Abigail that Stefan is only using Abby to get Gabby back, but Abigail insists
that isn’t possible because Gabby is gone. Abby adds that she’s hurt that Chad
was so willing to believe Gabi’s claims that her DID had returned.
For the second year in a row, there is a special Halloween
episode planned. The episode will have elements of The Exorcist, but be morphed
a little more into Rosemary’s Baby. Look for the return of Andre as part of the
story, but there will also be two surprises in the final act!
Gabi is furious over Abigail’s latest move.
Sami shares a secret
Susan has a premonition that EJ is alive.
Bonnie turns to
Hattie for help.
Paul is discharged from the hospital.
Thaao Penghlis will return for the Halloween special as Andre
Kassie DePaiva is out, for now, as Eve Donovan, who leaves town
after a fight with Brady.
*Hot Plots Preview – Eve Leaves Salem*
the debacle with Kristen that led to Nicole’s death, a down-and-out Brady heads
to Eve’s. Brady offers up an apology for judging Eve so harshly before he left
town, and they make love. When all is said and done, Eve thinks they might be
able to find their way back to each other and heal. That is, until Brady ‘fesses
up to what went down between him and Kristen, which is a game ender for Eve and
causes her to dump him. Eve packs her stuff and leaves for New York. On her way
out of town, Eve happens upon Jennifer at the Horton Square and blames Jennifer
for everything, promising to get her back.
herself at home.
Ciara and Ben connect.
Doug and Julie are a colorful
Eric tells a distraught Maggie about Nicole’s death on 10/29.
Hattie presses Roman to sleep with her on 10/30, while Tripp makes a shocking
confession to Claire and Ben shares a story from his past with Ciara.
demands a divorce from John on 10/31.
Sami wants Kayla to do a DNA test on
the mystery patient on 11/1, while Chloe suspects Mimi is baby Bonnie’s mother
and Susan has a psychic vibe about Rex.
Roman and Maggie throw an engagement
party for Sarah and Rex on 11/2.
trying to prove the true paternity of baby Bonnie. Meanwhile, Sarah and Rex are
having an engagement party thrown by Roman, Maggie and Kate. Chloe gets to the
truth and shows up at the party. Will Chloe expose the truth in front of the
entire room of people?
While Sami is getting her answers about if this is
really EJ, Susan starts to realize that everyone, including Sami, is keeping
something from her. Sami finds out if EJ is really alive.
John and Marlena
are able to finish their wedding ceremony, in a smaller way. However, they will
be surrounded by their loved ones.
Abigail married Stefan so no one could get
to her. Chad is determined to get her away from Stefan, so she can get the help
she needs. Chad starts developing a plan to have her kidnapped. Just as Chad is
about to let her go, Abigail goes into labor.
Paul’s mother urges him to come
to San Francisco to get treatment. Right before he leaves town, there’s a little
hope for Paul’s romantic future. There will be some romantic payoff for Sonny
and Will, but they thought they’d overcome something that isn’t so dead and
Eric comes home to Salem with Holly, determined to honor Nicole’s
wishes and do right by the child. However, it becomes more complicated. A real
bond will form between Eric and Sarah.
Ted Laurent has escaped captivity and
reappears, looking to Hope as the police commissioner for help. Hope agrees to
hide and protect Ted from Stefan, if he helps her get the goods on Ben.
audience finds out that Tripp was the one who set up Ben, leading to a big
argument between Tripp and Ciara. Their relationship implodes. Ciara is forced
to admit she’s been harboring feelings for Ben and they share a kiss.
tries to help Sheila get a job, in Abe’s office. At the same time, Valerie gets
a great job offer outside of Salem.
*What Will Happen:
Chloe gets a
clue about the Mimi/Baby Bonnie connection.
Eric delivers tough news to
Hattie presses Roman to prove his love.
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