Last week, it appeared the NBC soap opera was on life-support after it was revealed the entire cast had been released from their contracts and the show was allegedly going on an indefinite break.
But it turns out, the long-running series has been renewed for its 56th season, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Phew! Days of Our Lives has been renewed for a 56th season on NBC https://t.co/Gaf8PIJ4Go
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) November 21, 2019
If that wasn’t enough to bring a smile to the show’s rabid fanbase, NBC has also announced the launch of a new digital series that will bring back nine of the daytime serial’s beloved characters from the 2000 season.
Entitled “Last Blast Reunion,” the new project will be available on the “DOOL” app and is set premiere on November 29th, reported People.
Reuniting for the new series are Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady), Martha Madison (Belle Black), Heather Lindell (Jan Spears), Aaron Van Wagner (Jason Welles), Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane), and Lindsay Hollistar (Susan Adamson).
Days of Our Lives Is Bringing Back 9 Beloved Characters in New Digital Series: Watch the Teaser! https://t.co/xPyF06Ogxn
— People (@people) November 20, 2019