With Days Of Our Lives being renewed through the 2015-2016 television season, and heir 50th anniversary on the horizon we can remember fondly the first days in Salem in 1965. McDonald Carey and Francis Reid as Dr and Mrs Tom Horton led the soap in the right direction with faith and a good moral family. Those principles remain today in their granddaughter Jennifer and Julie with the Brady family of the same background they still carry the tradition of family, faith and love to the viewers who have supported them for all of these years.
Ken Corday, the executive producer of DAYS said of the renewal, “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.”
NBC executives responded:
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.”
Days can be seen weekdays on NBC at 1 p.m./est