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DAYS OF OUR LIVES: 50 YEARS! Photo Book Commemorates Anniversary! U.S. Book Tour Dates Announced!

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Get ready DAYS fans! To commemorate the NBC  Daytime Emmy Award winning daytime drama’s golden anniversary, the series co-executive producer Greg Meng has written and produced a special coffee table book to honor the legacy of the iconic series.

Days of our Lives: 50 Years is an unparalleled peek into the soap opera that has not only become an important part of American pop culture, but is also adored by millions of fans around the world for the lives.  The book is available for pre-order now, and will be available for purchase on Amazon.com and in book stores and Barnes & Noble locations nationwide starting on October 27, 2015.

Meng said of the new book: “As a longtime member of the Corday Productions family, it is a privilege to present this memory book. Days of our Lives: 50 Years is a collection of rare photos providing a big picture view of the show’s history while reflecting the heart and soul of the show through some of the beloved and iconic stories during the first 50 years. This is a tribute to our family of fans around the world.”  Inside the book is an in-depth, photographic journey of the longest-running scripted program in NBC’s history which includes rare black-and-white historical images and a wealth of full color photos. Fans can go on the journey and remember highlights of iconic characters and beloved stories.

But there is more!  To promote the book and the big 5-0 announced today will be a multi-city book signing tour including some DAYS most beloved actors.  Cities slated for the tour include: New York, Northvale (NJ), Phoenix, Los Angeles, Denver, Kansas City, Atlanta, and Pigeon Forge.

Cast participating in the nationwide tour include: Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans), Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams Brady), Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera), Stephen Nichols (Steve “Patch” Johnson), Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts), Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady), Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez), Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton), Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera), Christopher Sean (Paul Norita), Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux), Drake Hogestyn (John Black), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Horton), Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton), Martha Madison (Belle Black), James Reynolds (Abe Carver), Bill Hayes (Doug Williams), Susan Seaforth-Hayes (Julie Williams), James Lastovic (Joey Johnson), Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady), Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker), Eric Martsolf (Brady Black), Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan), Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis), Sal Stowers (Lani), Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis), as well as Author/Co-Executive Producer, Greg Meng.

U.S. Tour Dates

    • Los Angeles-10/25/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble The Grove at 2:00pm
    • Phoenix-10/26/2015 Book signing at Changing Hands at 6:30pm
    • New York-10/27/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue at 12:00pm
    • Northvale, NJ-10/27/2015 Book signing at Books & Greetings at 6:30pm
    • Denver-10/28/2015 Book signing at Tattered Cover, Aspen Grove at 6:30pm
    • Dallas-10/29/2015 Book signing at Barnes & Noble at 6:30pm
    • Kansas City-10/30/2015 Book signing at Oak Park Mall (B&N) at 6:30pm
    • Atlanta-10/30/2015- FoxTale Book Shoppe – Location TBD at 6:30pm
    • Pigeon Forge-10/31/2015 Book signing at the Titanic Museum from 11:00am to 3:00pm

So will you be picking up your copy of Days of our Lives: 50 Years?  Will you head out to see DAYS cast members in-person if you are nearby one of the book signing tour locations?  Are you happy to read there will be a commemorative book from the show itself?  Who do you hope is featured in it?  Comment below!

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MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Wish the tour would hit my area. I would so be there! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE DOOL!!!!

su0000
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su0000

wow .. ok, are those books sought after?
My neighbor gave me 2 new, never opened, AMC collectors Anniversary books from B&W day 1 to whenever.
I was about to give them to Goodwill. lol 00ooops..I’ll find 2 AMC fan’s to give them to.
I hope all the Days fans can get the 50 year anniversary book. Someday those book may be all that is left 🙁
((who gets the money from them, I wonder..

Eddie
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Eddie

Why should I care anymore?

Mo
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Mo

I too wish they were coming near me. I will get the book. Probably put on my Christmas list.

maddiehayes
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maddiehayes

I am totally pre-ordering this! Bought SOD’s 50th anniversary edition, too. Been a fan since I was in preschool, LOL, at my mother’s knee. 🙂

Ces
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Ces

I’m there Phoenix!! 🙂

Robbie
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Robbie

No Guy Wilson or Kassie Depiva. Pretty telling that those reports might be true.

Liz
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Liz

I will definitely go to the one in New York!

Lisa Westcott
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Lisa Westcott

PLEASE!!!!!!! come to Massachusetts or New Hampshire for a book signing

judy
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judy

would love to have the book been watch seen day one

Cathy
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Cathy

If Suzanne Rogers is coming to Denver, along with Bill and Susan Hayes… I will be there!

Kathy
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Kathy

I would love to meet these three too. Cathy, if you get to meet Suzanne tell her the other Kathy says hello.

Rodd
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Rodd

I love it when any soap, whether I watch it or not, is able to hit such a milestone. DAYS is going all out in promoting their 50th by starting a year ahead of its actual anniversary. It certainly is a great money-making plan. Their 50th anniversary magazine came out with a lot of pictures and information that stopped short of this past year. Now comes another book and I can’t help wondering how short o the 50th it will come. I’m really not complaining, because I gobble it all up. But I do wonder why they couldn’t have put… Read more »

Amy
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Amy

Are all of these cast members coming to every city?

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

No, but I can give you a list of who if you give me one or two specific locations you have in mind…What city or cities do you want more info on?

Amy
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Amy

I am interested in the Dallas event. Please give me as much information as possible, including which Barnes and Noble location. I went to a Frozen event with my children at a Barnes and Noble. It was insane. Are you limiting the number of people at the event. If so, how do I make sure I get in. Thank you.

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Barnes and Noble Dallas, Texas…Lincoln Park Cast members from Days of our Lives Author Event (Film/TV/Radio/Video) Thursday October 29, 2015 7:00 PM Cast members Kristian Alfonso, Deidre Hall, Lauren Koslow, Stephen Nichols, Galen Gering, Billy Flynn, Camila Banus, Thaao Penghlis, and author and Co-Executive Producer Greg Meng join us to sign Days of Our Lives 50 Years! Don’t miss this rare chance to meet these amazing talents. Wristband required. Sorry, no memorabilia allowed in signing area. Special Instructions Please present your Barnes & Noble receipt for DOOL 50 Years beginning 9:00AM on October 27 to receive your wristband to save… Read more »

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

DAYS turns 50 on November 8th of this year, so it is already in it’s 50th year.

Stephanie
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Stephanie

How do we find out which cast members are coming to the Atlanta and Pigeon Forge book signing?

4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS
4ever DAYS
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4ever DAYS

Friday, October 30, 2015, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Days cast members book signing
Titanic Museum, 2134 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone: 800-381-7670.

You can call and ask who will be there.

Lynn Karriker
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Lynn Karriker

That date is wrong, it’s going to be October 31st, tents will be set up outside in the parking lot

Lynn Karriker
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Lynn Karriker

Pigeon Forge news: Days of our Lives” fans, get ready. A little bit of Salem will converge on Pigeon Forge in late October. A few cast members of NBC’s long-running soap opera will attend a book signing from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Titanic Museum for “Days of our Lives: 50 Years,” a book with a collection of photos that reflect the show’s history and celebrate its anniversary. Author and co-producer Greg Meng wrote the book, and it will be released on Oct. 27. Meng along with cast members Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans), Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams… Read more »

judy
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judy

the show is a good show hope it stays on a a lone time 50 more years go go go day

jennifer
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jennifer

will there be more cities announced I live in Indiana and I was hoping that they would come to Indianapolis.

Karen
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Karen

I am interested in going to the book signing in Pigeon Forge, TN. Does anyone know how that will work? Do you buy the book at the Titanic. Do they know what cast members will be there for the signing?

Lynn Karriker
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Lynn Karriker

Days of our Lives” fans, get ready. A little bit of Salem will converge on Pigeon Forge in late October. A few cast members of NBC’s long-running soap opera will attend a book signing from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Titanic Museum for “Days of our Lives: 50 Years,” a book with a collection of photos that reflect the show’s history and celebrate its anniversary. Author and co-producer Greg Meng wrote the book, and it will be released on Oct. 27. Meng along with cast members Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans), Kristian Alfonso (Hope Williams Brady), Lauren Koslow… Read more »

Betty
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Betty

When would you suggest getting there in order to get a ticket in to see them?

Cathy Dominu
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Cathy Dominu

Do we buy the book ahead of time or can we get it when we get there.pigeon forge location. Thanks

Darlene
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Darlene

Can we get a book at the siging in pigeon forge my mom has been watching almost 50 yrs truefan

jamie
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jamie

I don’t know if books will be there, I preordered mine on amazon, it was 24.91, . Can’t wait to go

Darlene
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Darlene

Can i get a book at signing in pigeon forge

lauren
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lauren

I would like to confirm which cast members will appear in New York on 10/27 and approximately how long will the event last?

Amy
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Amy

I don’t know how to go about getting a book signed. Do I buy ahead or buy it there. How do I help my mother in wheelchair enjoy the experience? We would head to pigeon Forge

Linda jones
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Linda jones

I think Arianna Zucker, Nicole, is the most beautiful person I have seen. I love the show and Nicole and Brady Black are my favorites.

Bev Buzzerd
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Bev Buzzerd

What’s the chance of not getting to see them if you are at end of line and their time is up?

kimberley
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kimberley

wish they would make the trip to enid event center in enid,ok there is a bunch of days of our lives fans here be a dream come true….. or even okc would be close maybe one day they will …. fingers crossed…..

Megan
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Megan

Why is there not a signing in Chicago, Oak Brook or Naperville, all in Illinois? Huge area to overlook.

Lisa Manz
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Lisa Manz

Do you know the cast list for Kansas city tomorrow

Laura reynolds
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Laura reynolds

Went to pigeon forge for the book signing . It was very disappointing due to the lack of organization and nothing was ever mentioned that you had to have a ticket to get in to see the cast. We stood on line for five hours to be turned away. I would like to say a huge ty to (on screen names)hope ,Kate and Lucas. I have to say Lucas was awesome! Me vice president was awesome as well he was very appreciative of the fans. I have watched for 39 years and Peter Reckell has always been the person I… Read more »

Michelle
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Michelle

Going to the one in Bethesda, MD on Tuesday but there are only 5 cast members and all the other signings have so many more including my favorite characters. I have always wanted to visit the set or meet them on tour. Do you know if there will be any coming in 2015/2016? I would be thrilled just to visit the set or have a meet in greet. I’m 44 and have been watching since I was 10.

Jennifer
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Jennifer

What cast members will be at the New York and New Jersey signing???

Charlene Kroeker
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Charlene Kroeker

Will you be doing a book signing in Houston or Austin TX? We missed the one in Dallas, TX. My Mom has been a fan since day one it would be awesome if she could get to see some of favorites actors.
Thank you,

Brenda
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Brenda

Will the tour be in Philadelphia, PA or Baltomore, MD? Anywhere near those cities? If so, when?

Carolee Chrisman
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Carolee Chrisman

I have not seen anything about the cast doing a book signing at the Villages
In Rochester Hills, MI Nov. 18 at 6:30.

April
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April

I really hope there are stories and biographies in this book. Can someone let me know if there is? Thanks and God Bless

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DAYS Mike Manning On Role in Film ‘Son of the South’: “I Hope it Strengthens the Dialogue Our Country is Currently Having About the Fight for Equality on All Fronts”

Days of our Lives Mike Manning (Charlie) has been one busy actor; not only appearing on the NBC daytime drama series and in the digital drama series, The Bay, but also in the new film Son of the South.

The film will be released on February 5th and was executive produced by Oscar-winning director, Spike Lee.  In story, Son of the South is about the grandson of a Klansman who comes of age in the deep south and eventually joins the Civil Rights Movement. The film is based on Bob Zellner’s autobiography “The Wrong Side of Murder Creek.”

Manning plays the role of Townsend Ellis, and the actor took to his Twitter account on Monday, during Martin Luther King Day, to let his fans know to be on the lookout for the film and why it is such an important piece for our time.   

Mike expressed: ” I think #MLKDay  is a good day to tell you “Son of The South” will be out Feb. 5th. I hope it strengthens the dialogue our country is currently having about the fight for equality on all fronts. Exec produced by Oscar-winner Spike Lee. Proud of this one.@son_movie”

You can check out a trailer for Son of the South below, along with Manning’s tweet.

So, have you been enjoying Mike’s work on DAYS? What do you think of his message sent out yesterday on these important moments of our time? Share your thoughts via the comment section,

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TONIGHT: DAYS Lamon Archey on CW’s ‘All American’

Monday night, January 18th, Days of our Lives, Lamon Archey (Eli Grant) returns to the CW’s All American (8 p.m. ET) in his recurring role of Superintendent D’Angelo Carter.  Archey, first appeared on the prime time series, back on the season two finale.

In a promo teasing tonight’s episode it says, “Grace won’t let him get to her that easily.”

Karimah Westbrook stars in the series.  Will sparks ignite between Grace and D’Angelo?

Check out the tease for tonight’s All American below.

Then let us know if you are looking forward to seeing Lamon in his primetime role via the comment section.

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Kristian Alfonso Shares Upcoming Role In V.C. Andrews Lifetime Movie Event Series, ‘All That Glitters’ and ‘Hidden Jewel’

Days of our Lives favorite, Kristian Alfonso (Ex-Hope) has joined Marilu Henner, Richard Harmon, Jennifer Laporte , and Evan Roderick in the cast of Lifetime’s four-movie V.C. Andrews event focused on the Landry family.

In V.C. Andrews’s All that Glitters and Hidden Jewel ( the 3rd and 4th installments) Alfonso will appear in the the Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 editions, airing at 8 p.m. ET.

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Kristian takes on the role of Gladys Tate, the mother of Ruby Landry’s childhood sweetheart who will move heaven and earth to keep the two apart.

The actress took to her Instagram to share the casting news and her upcoming appearances: “I’m so #happy #🎆 I can finally share this with #you all 🙂 @lifetimetv #vcandrews see #you also in #😉 #march . I hear there’s a #storm #coming ! #💃🏻 #😘”

Interestingly enough, and has previously announced, another daytime favorite Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R) will be featured in the first two films of the V.C. Andrews series on March 20 and 21st, Ruby and Pearls in the Mist.

It will be great to see Alfonso in a more, what appears to be, villainess turn! So, will you be checking out Kristian in her upcoming role? Comment below.

 

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