There is plenty of drama going on this week in Salem on "Days of our Lives." There is some casting news going on as well. Fan favorite, John Black (Drake Hogstryn) is already back in Salem and some more favorites will be coming and going in the next few months. Former "One Life to Live" actress Kassie DePaiva is set to join the cast this summer. She will play the role of Eve Donovan.
Fans are still adjusting to the shock of the news that "Days" fixture Alison Sweeney was leaving the show after 21 year. Sweeney plays ultimate bad girl Sami Brady. The actress made the announcement during an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Look for Sweeney to leave when her contract expires next year.
The "Days" cast will be heading to Canada this week to sign copies of the "Days of our Lives Better Living." The new illustrated book that shares their beauty, health, nutrition, diet and fashion secrets.Better Living includes many of the stars’ healthy and delicious recipes, hair and styling tips as well as their tried and true exercise routines. The actors are expected to hit Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.
The schedule for the book tour is below:
Toronto -- March 18 at 7 pm, Chapters Queensway, 1950 The Queensway, Etobicoke
Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Drake Hogestyn (John Black) and Greg Meng (author and Co-Executive Producer)
Edmonton -- Thursday, March 20th 7-9 pm, Chapters West Edmonton Mall, 8882 - 170th, HMV Stage
Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) and Drake Hogestyn (John Black)
Vancouver -- Thursday, March 20th 7-9 pm, Chapters Metrotown, Metropolis, Metrotown 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
Deidre Hall (Dr. Marlena Evans), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) and Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux) and Greg Meng (author and Co-Executive Producer)
Spoilers for the week of March 17th through March 21st:
- Sami and Lucas bond over their past
- Nicole tries to get Eric to make love to her
- EJ tells Abby that he will be a father to his child
- Ben learns that Jordan is staying in town for Rafe
- Rory and Ben play a trick on JJ
- Daniel talks to Nicole about the evidence he found
- Maggie finds Theresa and Brady in a compromising position
- Daniel and Jennifer host the dinner party from hell
- Hope and Aiden reach an understanding
- Kate and Stefano have dinner together
"Days of our Lives" airs weekdays on NBC.
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