‘Days of Our Lives’ to Move to Peacock After Nearly Six Decades on NBC

“Days of Our Lives” is shifting to Peacock.

The long-running NBC cleaning soap opera is formally shifting to the NBCUniversal-owned streaming platform beginning on Sept. 12. It has aired on NBC because it first launched in 1965.

At present, the present airs each day on NBC whereas previous episodes can be found to stream on Peacock. Peacock beforehand aired the spinoff “Days of Our Lives: Past Salem” in September 2021, with a second installment of that sequence having aired on Peacock in July. The spinoff movie ” Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas” aired in December 2021.

Additionally starting Sept. 12, within the timeslots beforehand occupied by “Days of Our Lives,” “NBC Information Day by day” will debut throughout NBC stations. The hourlong program is anchored by NBC Information’ staff together with Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen and Morgan Radford. It can even be streamed concurrently on NBC Information NOW and Peacock.

“This programming shift advantages each Peacock and NBC and is reflective of our broader technique to make the most of our portfolio to maximise attain and strengthen engagement with viewers,” stated Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming. “With a big proportion of the ‘Days of Our Lives’ viewers already watching digitally, this transfer permits us to construct the present’s loyal fanbase on streaming whereas concurrently bolstering the community daytime providing with an pressing, stay programming alternative for companions and shoppers.”

“Days of Our Lives” was renewed for Seasons 57 and 58 at NBC in 2021. The sequence celebrated its fifty fifth anniversary in 2020. It aired its 14,000th episode in December 2020 and stays NBC’s longest-running sequence. Set within the fictitious Midwestern city of Salem, the core households are the Bradys, Hortons, Carvers, DiMeras, and Kiriakises.

“Days of our Lives” is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in affiliation with Sony Footage Tv. Ken Corday is the manager producer with co-executive Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati is the top author.

This marks the newest motion of a legacy broadcast present to a streaming platform in current instances. Beforehand, ABC introduced that “Dancing with the Stars” would depart the published community in favor of Disney+. Season 31 of the present will now debut on that streaming service in September. CBS additionally shifted its exhibits “SEAL Group” and “Evil” to the streaming platform Paramount+ forward of their new seasons.

Vulture first reported the Peacock transfer.

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