NBC's Longest-Running Drama 'Days Of Our Lives' To Broadcast A Memorable Classic Episode From 1997 On The Day After Thanksgiving (November 23)
CITY, Calif. - November 16, 2012 - NBC will broadcast one of the most
scandalous, memorable and joyous episodes from the classic archives of its
daytime drama "Days of our Lives," on Friday, November 23. On the
heels of Eileen Davidson's return as longtime fan favorite Kristen DiMera, this
episode takes viewers back to one of the villainess' most memorable "Days"
episodes to date.
episode -- originally telecast on June 24, 1997 -- involves John's (Drake
Hogestyn) wedding to a Kristen impostor. Meanwhile, Marlena (Deidre Hall) and
the real Kristen (Eileen Davidson) are still unconscious in a secret room where
evil mastermind Stefano (Joe Mascolo) is holding them captive. Elsewhere,
Hope (Kristian Alfonso) tries to adjust to the idea that Bo (Peter Reckell) and
Billie (Krista Allen) are married while Bo's life is threatened after his cover
is blown during an investigation gone wrong.
"This admired series has continued to keep a loyal and dedicated audience since 1965, and to be able to share this memorable episode with devoted fans of the show, as well as new viewers, will definitely be a fun treat," said Bruce Evans, Senior Vice President, Current Programming, NBC Entertainment.
of our Lives" (Monday-Friday, 1-2 p.m. ET in most markets) first premiered as a
half-hour drama in 1965 and expanded to an hour 10 years later. Today, it
remains a consistent favorite among viewers of daytime television serials and
continues to lead the competition among younger female viewers.
About "Days of our Lives":
"Days of our Lives" is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is executive producer and Greg Meng is co-executive producer along with Lisa De Cazotte as producer. Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell are the head writers.