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Days of Our Lives: 2017-18 Season Ratings (updated 4/23/18)

Despite Days of Our Lives being the lowest-rated of the four remaining network soap operas, NBC hasn't dropped it. It looked like the network might cancel the series last season but they renewed it in February 2017. Will it be renewed for the 2018-19 season (season 54) or, is this venerable soap in its final days? Stay tuned. Premiering on November 8th of 1965, Days of Our Lives is set in the Mid-western town of Salem. It revolves around the members of the Brady, Horton, and Dimera families -- along with their friends, enemies, and lovers. Castmembers include Lucas Adams, Kristian Alfonso, Lamon Archey, Camila Banus, Nadia Bjorlin, Mary Beth Evans, Billy Flynn, Galen Gering, Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, Olivia Rose Keegan, Lauren Koslow, Eric Martsolf, Chandler Massey, Marci Miller, Casey Moss, Stephen Nichols, Melissa Reeves, James Reynolds, Suzanne Rogers, Christopher Sean, Freddie Smith, Sal Stowers, Josh Taylor, Greg Vaughan,
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Today in Soap Opera History (April 13)

1979: Guiding Light's Diane uncovered revealing information.

1981: Another World's Mac didn't care about Sandy's past.

1987: Diana Colville (Genie Francis) arrived on Days of our Lives.

1992: All My Children's Janet found a Lamaze coach."All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut."

Anne Brontë in "Agnes Grey"

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1939: On radio soap opera Backstage Wife, Mary (Vivian Fridell) received a call from a gossip columnist who questioned her about her separation from Larry. Katharine
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Soap of the Week Results (February 26-March 2, 2018): 'General Hospital' Tops Poll for Third Week

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for February 26-March 2, 2018. ABC's General Hospital was voted favorite soap opera for the third week in a row.

NBC's Days of our Lives came in second, followed by CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days' Will & Sonny. Gh's Steve Burton (Jason) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31General Hospital (ABC)13142Days of our Lives (NBC)24113The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)31624The Young and the Restless (CBS)4183

General Hospital's Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) was voted Favorite Actor for the second week in a row.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Steve Burton (Jason), GH1132Roger Howarth (Franco), GH31033Freddie Smith (Sonny), Days5584Billy Miller (Jason), GH7115Chandler Massey
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Soap of the Week Results (February 19-23, 2018): 'General Hospital' on Top Again

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for February 19-23, 2018. ABC's General Hospital was voted favorite soap opera for the second week in a row.

NBC's Days of our Lives came in second, followed by CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days' Will & Sonny. Gh's Steve Burton (Jason) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31General Hospital (ABC)13132Days of our Lives (NBC)24103The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)31614The Young and the Restless (CBS)4183

General Hospital's Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) was voted Favorite Actor for the week.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Steve Burton (Jason), GH3122Chandler Massey (Will), Days2533Roger Howarth (Franco), GH11024Drake Hogestyn (John), Days42135Freddie Smith (Sonny), Days5576Michael
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Days of Our Lives: Season 54 Renewal Issued for NBC TV Show

The Peacock Network is sticking around Salem. Its long-running soap opera, Days of Our Lives has been renewed for a 54th season on NBC, which will take it to the fall of 2019. The network's sole surviving daytime drama premiered in 1965 and celebrated its 13,000th episode in January of 2017, so there's quite a bit of TV history at stake in this renewal. An NBC soap, Days of Our Lives follows highs and lows of the Horton, Brady, Kiriakis, and Dimera families, in Salem, USA. The large cast includes John Aniston, Suzanne Rogers, Kristian Alfonso, Galen Gering, Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, Chandler Massey, Melissa Reeves, Eric Martsolf, Lauren Koslow, James Reynolds, Billy Flynn, Marci Miller, Camila Banus, Casey Moss, Stephen Nichols, Mary Beth Evans, Greg Vaughan, Lamon Archey, and Lucas Adams. Read More…
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Soap of the Week Results (February 12-16, 2018): 'General Hospital' Edges 'Days of our Lives' for Top Spot

Gh's Franco & Liz were voted favorite couple.  They are played by

favorite actor and actress, Roger Howarth and Rebecca Herbst.

Photo Credit: ABCThe results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for February 12-16, 2018. ABC's General Hospital edged NBC's Days of our Lives to take over the top spot as favorite soap opera.

CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful was third.

The Favorite Couple this week was General Hospital's Elizabeth & Jason. Gh's Roger Howarth (Franco) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31General Hospital (ABC)23122Days of our Lives (NBC)14093The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)41604The Young and the Restless (CBS)3182

General Hospital's Roger Howarth (Franco Baldwin) was voted Favorite Actor for the second week in a row.
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Today in Soap Opera History (March 3)

1980: Edge of Night's Draper was sentenced.

1981: Gh's Sarah raised Jeff's suspicions.

1986: Y&R's John confronted Jack.

1995: AMC's Will shocked a Pine Valley courtroom."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."

― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

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1941: Radio soap opera We Are Always Young premiered on the Mutual Network. The show told the story of a serious composer who worked
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Today in Soap Opera History (February 26)

1960: Secret Storm's Susan wanted Amy sent to private school.

1962: CBS' brought back The Clear Horizon.

1980: Edge of Night's Raven fought with Logan.

2002: Mary Stuart's final Gl episode aired."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."

― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1960: On The Secret Storm, Amy Ames (June Carter) was upset at the prospect of going to private school,
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Soap of the Week Results (January 29-February 2, 2018): 'Days of our Lives' Tops Poll for Third Week in a Row

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for January 15-19, 2018. NBC's Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera by our readers for the third week in a row.

ABC's General Hospital was second, followed by CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful.

The Favorite Couple this week was General Hospital's Elizabeth & Jason. Gh's Roger Howarth (Franco) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31Days of our Lives (NBC)14082General Hospital (ABC)23113The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)41594The Young and the Restless (CBS)3182

General Hospital's Roger Howarth (Franco Baldwin) was voted Favorite Actor of the week.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Roger Howarth (Franco), GH21002Steve Burton (Jason), GH1103Chandler Massey (Will), Days3514Michael Easton (Finn), GH5745Freddie Smith
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Today in Soap Opera History (February 22)

1961: Edge of Night's Sara Karr died.

1989: Guiding Light's Harley married Alan-Michael.

1996: John's life was spared on Days of our Lives.

2011: Brenda and Sonny's wedding was interrupted on Gh, but

the couple was married after Brenda's confession."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."

― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1949: On Lorenzo Jones, Belle (Lucille Wall) got the results of her
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Soap of the Week Results (January 15-19, 2018): 'Days of our Lives' Stays on Top

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for January 15-19, 2018. NBC's Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera by our readers for the second week in a row.

ABC's General Hospital was second, followed by CBS' The Young and the Restless.

The Favorite Couple this week was General Hospital's Elizabeth & Jason. Gh's Steve Burton (Jason) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31Days of our Lives (NBC)14072General Hospital (ABC)23103The Young and the Restless (CBS)31824The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)4158

General Hospital's Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) was voted Favorite Actor for the third week in a row.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Steve Burton (Jason), GH192Roger Howarth (Franco), GH2993Chandler Massey (Will), Days3504Drake Hogestyn
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Today in Soap Opera History (January 24)

1980: Miles's condition worsened on The Edge of Night.

1986: Drake Hogestyn debuted as John Black on Days of our Lives.

2000: Passions' Timmy called Dr. Bombay.

2005: As the World Turns' Lucy left town."Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results."

― Machiavelli

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1953: On The Guiding Light, Bert Bauer (Charita Bauer) became upset after reading the story of Kathy Roberts
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Ratings: Dynasty Draws Its Tiniest Audience Yet, Criminal Minds Goes Low

Ratings: Dynasty Draws Its Tiniest Audience Yet, Criminal Minds Goes Low
The 13th episode of Criminal Minds‘ 13th season was not a lucky one in the ratings department.

Leading out of an Amazing Race double header, the CBS crime drama drew 5.3 million total viewers and a 0.9 demo rating, hitting and tying series lows.

Tar averaged 6.2 mil and a 1.2, down 20 percent week-to-week.

RELATED2018 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble?

Elsewhere….

The CW | Riverdale (1.39 mil/0.5) and Dynasty (560K/0.2, per finals) were steady in the demo, though the latter delivered its smallest audience yet.

RELATEDRiverdale Recap: Wanna Wrassle?

Fox | The X-Files (3.9 mil/1.0) dipped a tenth,
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Criminal Minds' Reid Dazzles Us With Details About a U.S. Army Flub — Watch

Criminal Minds' Reid Dazzles Us With Details About a U.S. Army Flub — Watch
Do you know your Asclepius from your Caduceus? If not, Criminal Minds‘ Reid is here to school you — and in doing so, leave a local lawman’s jaw on the floor.

RELATEDDays of Our Lives’ Drake Hogestyn Lands Criminal Minds Role

In the 13th episode of the CBS drama’s 13th season, titled “Cure” and airing Wednesday 10/9c, the Bau is called to investigate a series of D.C. homicides where cryptic messages are found inside the mouths of each victim.

In the exclusive sneak peek above, Reid and Jj (played by Matthew Gray Gubler and A.J. Cook) arrive at
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Hawaii Five-0 Sneak Peek: Adam Trolls a Women's Prison for His First Recruit

Now that he has been tasked with heading up the organized crime task force within the task force, Hawaii Five-0‘s Adam needs some help. And where should an ex-con scout out talent, but a prison?

RELATEDFive-0 Star Shares a Funny Tale of Two TV Wives

In the exclusive sneak peek above from tonight’s episode (CBS, 9/8c), a young woman named Jessie Nomura — played by new recurring cast member Christine Ko, formerly of CBS’ The Great Indoors — has barely set one foot outside of the prison gates when Adam pulls up to offer her a ride. If only because
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Soap of the Week Results (January 8-12, 2018): 'Days of our Lives' Takes Top Spot

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for January 8-12, 2018. NBC's Days of our Lives was voted favorite soap opera by our readers for the week.

ABC's General Hospital was second, followed by CBS' The Young and the Restless.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days of our Lives' Will & Sonny's. Gh's Steve Burton (Jason) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31Days of our Lives (NBC)24062General Hospital (ABC)13093The Young and the Restless (CBS)41814The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)3158

General Hospital's Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) was voted Favorite Actor for the second week in a row.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Steve Burton (Jason), GH182Roger Howarth (Franco), GH2983Chandler Massey (Will), Days3494Freddie Smith
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Soap of the Week Results (December 11-15, 2017): 'General Hospital' Voted Favorite for 45th Week in a Row

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for December 11-15, 2017. ABC's General Hospital was voted favorite soap opera by our readers for the 45th week in a row.

NBC's Days of our Lives was a close second, followed by CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful.

The Favorite Couple this week was General Hospital's Elizabeth & Jason. Gh's Steve Burton (Jason) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31General Hospital (ABC)13082Days of our Lives (NBC)24053The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)31584The Young and the Restless (CBS)4180

General Hospital's Steve Burton (Jason Morgan) was voted Favorite Actor for the week.

Rankactorlast Weektop 31Steve Burton (Jason), GH372Roger Howarth (Franco), GH1973Chandler Massey (Will), Days2484Ryan Paevey (Nathan
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Days of Our Lives' Drake Hogestyn Lands 'Elite' Role on Criminal Minds

Days of Our Lives' Drake Hogestyn Lands 'Elite' Role on Criminal Minds
“Days of Our Lives veteran Drake Hogestyn is roamin’ over to Criminal Minds“… would have been a Pulitzer Prize-winning opening line here, if he was still playing Roman Brady on the NBC sudser.

But he isn’t— he plays John Black — so, let me instead just tell you about his role on the CBS crime drama.

RELATEDJanuary TV Calendar: 130+ Premiere Dates, Returns and Finales

TVLine has leaned that Hogestyn is set to guest-star on the Wednesday, March 14 episode of Criminal Minds as Senator Richards, who is described as a “powerful congressman and part of the D.C. elite.”

Hogestyn (who
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Today in Soap Opera History (January 8)

1975: Ryan's Hope's Pat comforted Delia with a song.

1985: Santa Barbara's Lionel fell off a train and had his ID stolen.

2008: Days of our Lives' Ej found John in Stefano's basement.

2014: Guy Wilson made his first appearance as Will on Days."History is a vast early warning system."

Norman Cousins

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1937: Clara, Lu & Em actress Isobel Carothers died suddenly at age 37. Clara, Lu, and Em was radio's first network daytime soap opera, beginning June 16, 1930 over Wgn-Am Chicago, Illinois. It moved to the Blue Network in 1931 and later NBC.

The show began as a Northwestern University sorority sketch by Louise
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Soap of the Week Results (November 27-December 1, 2017): 'General Hospital' Voted Favorite for 44th Week in a Row

The results are in from the We Love Soaps "Soap of the Week" poll for November 27-December 1, 2017. ABC's General Hospital was voted favorite soap opera by our readers for the 44th week in a row.

NBC's Days of our Lives was a close second, followed by CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful.

The Favorite Couple this week was Days of our Lives' Will & Sonny. Gh's Roger Howarth (Franco) and Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth) were Favorite Actor and Favorite Actress.

Note: The next Soap of the Week poll will go live on Saturday, December 2.

Check out the complete show rankings below as well as the Top 15 favorite couples, actors and actresses.

Rankshowlast Weektop 31General Hospital (ABC)13072Days of our Lives (NBC)24043The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)41574The Young and the Restless (CBS)3180

General Hospital's Roger Howarth (Franco Baldwin) was voted Favorite Actor for the week.

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