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NBC Renews ‘Days of Our Lives’ for Season 54

Over 13,000 Episodes Have Been Telecast Thus Far

NBC has greenlit veteran daytime drama “Days of Our Lives” for 2018-19, taking it through its 54th season.

“We’re very excited about having more great ‘Days’ in Salem,” said Bruce Evans, NBC executive vice president, current programming said via statement. “[Executive producer] Ken Corday and his team continue to tell stories with which the ‘Days’ loyal audience feels a deep connection. We congratulate them on their remarkable daytime legacy and look forward to what they have planned for the new season.”

Debuting on Nov. 8, 1965, the series expanded from 30 minutes to 60 minutes in 1975, and, to-date, has won 52 Emmy awards.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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