NBC has renewed enduring daytime soap “Days of Our Lives
” for Season 51, NBC announced Thursday.
“NBC is incredibly proud of the legacy of ‘Days of our Lives
’ and we couldn’t be more excited to bring its fans new stories for the 51st season,” said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. “In a business where having a show remain on the air for two seasons is considered a success, what ‘Days
’ has achieved is extraordinary.”
In its 50th season, “Days
” is averaging a 0.90 rating, 6 share in women 18-49 and 2.901 million viewers overall in “most current” ratings, according to Nielsen. The show has garnered 43 Daytime Emmy Awards, including 2015’s Outstanding Daytime Drama. It airs on NBC in the United States and in more than 25 countries internationally. The show celebrated its 50th anniversary last November.Steve Kent
, senior executive VP of programming at Sony Pictures Television
, which produces the show with Corday Prods.