Kate (Lauren Koslow), Sami (Alison Sweeney) and Gabi (Camila Banus) may be in the clear for Nick's (Blake Berris) death, but that doesn't mean he isn't out for payback. Watch this week's Days of Our Lives promo after the jump! READ MORE
Could we one day see Alison Sweeney squaring off with Eric Braeden's Victor, as a recast Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless? How about tangling with kid sister Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) as NuSarah on General Hospital; or slut-shaming naughty mama Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang) as The Bold and the Beautiful's Bridget Forrester? Not gonna happen, said the exiting Days of Our Lives star!
Here's what Salem U.S.A.'s Sami Brady told Stephanie Sloane for the Feb. 3 issue of Soap Opera Digest:
Digest: Would you ever do another soap?
Sweeney: No, I would never do another soap. That is not why I am leaving. If I were to be on a soap opera, I would be on DAYS. And I would be Sami. READ MORE
Days of Our Lives fans sitting shiva over news Alison Sweeney is exiting the soap, can cheer up some. NBC announced on Wednesday the almost 49-year-old serial has been renewed through 2016. In a released statement NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said:
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.
Alison Sweeney (Sami) may have given the broadcast scoop on her 2015 Days of Our Lives exit to Ellen, but in print the soap superstar and reality TV host is talking exclusively to Soap Opera Digest. The pending departure of the 21-year veteran of fictional Salem U.S.A. is the cover story for the magazine, which hits stands this Friday. Here's a snippet:
"My passion for working at DAYS has kept me there, obviously, for 21 years," she tells the magazine. "I love Sami and I love Salem and I love the people I work with, so it was a really, really hard decision to walk away."
Take me, Soap Jesus. Take me NOW! Alison Sweeney announced on Ellen she is leaving the role of Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives after 21 years. This is January, so this isn't an April Fool's Day joke, y'all. Samantha Gene is on her way out of Salem, U.S.A. after this season. Watch the clip after the jump! READ MORE
Abigail/Will: Abigail (Kate Mansi) is anxious about Will (Guy Wilson) possibly thinking she could be the culprit. She also wonders if EJ was behind Nick’s (Blake Berris) death. Later on, Abigail finds herself at a moral impasse.