Days Of Our Lives Is Coming Back - EXPRESS!

DAYS OF OUR LIVES LOGODAYS OF OUR LIVES – Returns to Australia Express from the US. From Tuesday, April 15, weekdays at 12.50pm

Australia’s most popular daytime series DAYS OF OUR LIVES is returning to television this April with an all-new home on Foxtel’s ARENA and with episodes telecast Express from the US.

In an historic first, Foxtel customers will be able to watch DAYS OF OUR LIVES (DOOL) only hours after the episodes have aired in the US, starting Tuesday, April 15 at 12.50pm EST.

To celebrate the return, Foxtel’s ARENA will screen 10 specially selected “catch up” episodes to bring fans and viewers totally up to date. Airing weekdays at 12.50pm from Tuesday, April 1, to Monday, April 14, these special episodes will be presented by DOOL cast members and cover off the crucial storylines during the Australian TV hiatus.

Then, on Tuesday, April 15, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, Express from the US, commences on ARENA.

DOOL is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is executive producer with co-executive producers Greg Men and Lisa De Calotte. Gary Tomlin and Christopher White sell are the head writers. The series, which will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on-air in 2015, was recently renewed for another three years by US television network NBC.

The show first premiered as a half-hour drama in 1965 and expanded to an hour 10 years later. DOOL has garnered 215 Daytime Emma nominations and 32 wins, as well as multiple Soap Opera Digest and People’s Choice Awards. The show’s success derives from its consistent commitment to excellence in writing and storytelling – supported by a diverse ensemble of performers – and an uncanny knack for anticipating viewer interests. With its mix of classic genre traditions and ground-breaking narratives reflecting modern life, DAYS OF OUR LIVES remains a perennial favourite among viewers of all ages.

DOOL is set in the fictitious Midwestern town of Salem. The core families are the Brady’s, the Horton’s, and the Dimers, and the multi-layered storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy and drama.

Brendon Moo, General Manager of Foxtel’s General Entertainment Channels, said today “Days of Our Lives is a truly iconic television series which has amassed many generations of fans and we are delighted to be able to bring the series back to Australian television for our Foxtel customers.

“We’ve also made the decision to express episodes of DOOL which means Foxtel customers will be able to watch the show just hours after it airs in the US. and can now take part in the global fan conversation online and via social networks to enhance their viewing experience.

“Days of our Lives will air Express from the US at 12.50pm weekdays, from Tuesday, April 15, and will follow The Young and the Restless in what is now a must see daytime schedule on ARENA.”

ARENA will provide a weekly DOOL omnibus catch up on Sunday mornings from 7-11.30am EST. Episodes of DOOL will also be available to watch On Demand via IP connected Foxtel set top boxes or Foxtel Go.

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  • Nancye Andricciola

    Can’t wait 5 weeks and counting.