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OLTL hits #4 in Ratings with great gains – DAYS falls to the bottom!

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Photo Credit: JPI Studios

Great news for ABC’s One Life to Live! The soap hit it’s highest ratings in a very long time placing number #4 for the week of October 4 -8, 2010.  OLTL had a gain of 256,000 viewers.  With the twisted tale of Eli, Hannah, and the perils of Starr and Tea, the show has been on fire of late, and we hear the next few weeks are only going to get creepier and even more riveting!

On the downside, Days of our Lives which had at one time this past year been heralded as the comeback kid is now at the bottom of the soap ratings with a loss of another 70,000 viewers for the ratings week.  It also tied it’s lowest rating in total households set a few weeks ago in September.

Check out the complete list from Soap Opera Network after the jump!

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,974,000 (+39,000/+29,000)
2. B&B 3,120,000 (-37,000/-138,000)
3. GH 2,571,000 (+125,000/+61,000)
4. OLTL 2,559,000 (+256,000/+157,000)
5. AMC 2,431,000 (+102,000/-42,000)
6. DAYS 2,338,000 (-70,000/-677,000)

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Judy
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Judy

I’m sure Days could move back up to the top if we get Ejami. There not listening!

Tanila
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Tanila

Days needs to be cancelled. Ejami and Safe are eating up this show. The A story is not working and Sami is on too damn much. Kill her please and let EJ and Rafe be free of that whiny witch.

sally
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sally

This week Ej/Sami/Rafe was not the A story, actually it was the story who was the less shown. lol

Angela
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Angela

What has ruined Days is all the ejami we had to watch during the summer and viewers have wanted to come back! The ratings started to fail when the writers tried to go with ejaim this summer! The writers had a good love story with Rafe and Sami and ruined that in the summer! Days lost alot of viewers when they had to endure ejami!! Having to watch ej being the victim really makes me sick! Sami and Rafe were on 1 day last week and that is the highest day for Days ratings that week! Until Ej is taken… Read more »

Walters
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Walters

The highest ratings recently were during the summer of EJami, and that’s even with many EJamis tuning out after Ken Corday opened his mouth and proclaimed Safe would be back together by Labor Day. So Safe is back together, EJ was in a coma with no dialogue while Safe sexed it up for THREE weeks and the ratings have gone steadily down the toilet since Labor Day, sorry to say. Your couple is together, they live together, they are engaged, they are raising Sami’s children with other men, they are plotting together, they are saying I love you and having… Read more »

anon
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anon

THEY’RE listening, all right, to the fans who are not obsessed, watching episodes over and over to “see” what isn’t THERE. They made such a huge mistake trying Ejambo AGAIN because some people send food, gifts, money; and bitch and go on and on about how many! ejamos THERE are, when, in fact, THERE are only about 100 of them who are dedicated, and only about 20 who must have nothing else to do but post on a hundred message boards over and over, spam polls, and “campaign”. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!

Walters
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Walters

Hear that sound, anon? That’s the ratings swirling down the toilet as TPTB listen to you and keep Safe on our screens for the foreseeable future. The ratings have plummeted since the Safe reunion down from a yearly high during the summer when EJami were “together”. I predict 1.6 ratings by November sweeps. Enjoy your show while it heaves its last Safe-filled breaths.

rachel
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rachel

lol this is good poor women chek factes befor you speek you make fool of yourself!i feel sorry for poor women like you thet dont realize this is tv there is doctor for things like oo by the wey who is the crazy ejami or you poor thing! pretend to love a couple thet you dont you need help

shannon
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shannon

Bring Grayson McCouch to the show, and watch the ratings go up………………..

Kim
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Kim

It can’t hurt! And there is a casting call for someone named {Paul who’s 35-45 years old. He’d fit perfectly!!!! And then hopefully they wouldn’t gutt and ruin the character as they’ve done to the males we have onscreen currently on Days. (Rafe, EJ, Bo, etc. usually elicit a WTH response from me when they’re on right now.) And the writing for Sami — don’t even get me started. Nothing about her is fun to watch anymore. I am so anti-her character as well as anyone around her, and she is a reason I used to love the show. She’s… Read more »

leslyn
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leslyn

finally! everyone is waking up and smelling what oltl has been cooking for a while now. lol i use to watch all 3 abc soaps but gave up on amc when chuck pratt was writer and can’t get back into it. when i do catch amc it kinda feel like a repeat cause the same people are always doing the same thing. i am still with gh cause come on it is gh and well i love gh there better be really good story with alkazar i mean the balken ;).

Karen
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Karen

Throwing Ejami together this summer pretty much killed the show and left a bad taste for many viewers. You can’t put a rapist and his victim together and expect people to enjoy watching that. I hope they can recover but EJ back to manuplating the sitution again is going to continue to hurt the show.

Judy
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Judy

The Safe reunion is what killed the show. They are not suited together, no matter how much they try to make Sami a heroine she is still a spoiled brat who does what she wants. Rafe is not for her. EJ and Sami have a long and intense history together. I think because one or two of the Days staff or higher ups are Safe fans they are willing to flush the show down the toilet.

rachel
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rachel

killed lol days was killd for thet rating now to put your lading man in a coma over a month and to give i em sorry not so good actor to be there all the time not smart move at all! i will remind you ejami do not kill the show becuse the same ga thet watch ejami watched gh luke and laura they had haters to but still in the moment the show start to write a good love story for them 30 milion watched a rapist and his victim get marryed so stop blame ejami i em sick… Read more »

lucie
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lucie

Please Sami is with Rafe and they are on almost every days having sex and professing loving each other, raising Ej’s kids ah..and Sami/Ej on the other hand are quite enemies but the ratings are because of Ejami ?! Seriously ? Keep telling yourself that it that makes you feel better ! lol
It doesn’t change the fact that the ratings are awful and Sami is with one guy : Rafe so you don’t have to be Einstein to understand that this pairing doesn’t work Big Time.

Heather
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Heather

When Ej and Sami were together this summer the ratings were better girl.

cinnamon
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cinnamon

yea right. When Ej and Sami were together is when the ratings started dropping.
Now they have to get the ratings up only way that will happen is to either get rid of Ej or Get Ej out of Sami’s orbit for good!!!!!!!!!

Camille
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Camille

So Ej being a schemer hurt the show ?! It is new..it is the core of the character like Sami is also a schemer. Sami being an helpless damsell in distress who waits for a “hero” (well no comment..) Rafe to save her really HURT the show…actually it destroys Sami as a character and that lot’s of people don’t want to watch that.

Walters
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Walters

Sami is no longer EJ’s victim. He is HER victim! She shot him in the head and THAT’S what people don’t want to see. They don’t want to see Sami loving the dark romantic lead on this show and almost marrying him one minute, then trying to kill him and boinking some other dude the very next minute. The majority of viewers want EJAMI. When KC declared that Safe would be reunited by Labor Day, that’s when people stopped tuning out and the ratings have sucked every since.

Carol
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Carol

Funny you are blaming EJ and Sami. I didn’t see EJami “together” this summer…yes they lived together and shared a few kisses, but Sami was in love with the Rafester the whole time. Many EJami fans didn’t even tune in because Sami’s love for Rafe was so nauseating. If anyone is hurting the show it’s the writers. Where the heck is the romance? If they think Safe is romantic…think again! They are uncomfortable to watch and always having sex at the most inappropriate time! I love Bricole, but once again, sex while poor Viv is laying in the Sarcophagus. The… Read more »

Jamie
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Jamie

Carol, you said everything that I’ve been feeling about Days!

Ugh, Rafe is BORING. Sami and Rafe are DULL. We like Sami but the writers are doing that thing they do – writing her completely out of character – and what they are writing lately turns people off of her.

We need pain-in-the-butt Sami back. Pair her with EJ or bring back Lucas, her soul mate. He’s as big of a pain as she is when he’s in full-on manipulator mode.

April
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April

EJami didn’t ruin the show and Sami hasn’t been EJ’s victim for a long time. They have both done awful things to each other. If anyone is ruining the show it’s Safe. They are boring and dull. I’d rather watch paint dry than what Safe. Rafe is just Lucas with a different name. If anyone is to blame for the mess that is Days it’s TPTB. The actors just do they’re job. Sleazy sex and lame plotlines don’t implore me to watch.

darnell
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darnell

Ha that’s a joke – the ratings were up over the summer – what’s killing the show is what they’ve done to Sami and for forcing Safe down the viewers’ throats….this is not what daytime television was meant to be…..and as for your argument about the rapist and his victim..old news! Tell that to GH when they had Luke and Laura together! Besides, that’s been put to rest by Days and the actors involved in that storyline .

anon
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anon

Ejamo does NOT have a “huge” following; they just have a loud, demanding, threatening following. TWICE, the ejamo pairing did NOT work, and to have Elvo STILL hung up on that bleached-out bimbo is ridiculous. Is AS writing this show? Because that’s what one would think, what with men falling at her feet all the time. It is AWFUL, all this Sami sami sami crap. I HATE her!

Make A Zucker the star and not this idiot bad actress. Az is the best they’ve got now. A thousand times better than AS ever dreamed of being.

Carol
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Carol

Sounds like you’re the loud, demanding, threatening one. yikes.

Alison Sweeney is a wonderful actress! She can’t help it if she’s given sh!t to work with.

Cookala
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Cookala

No wonder your signature is “anon”. This is the most tasteless post I’ve read out of the bunch and has absolutely nothing to do with the original topic of falling ratings.

Gilly
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Gilly

How can you blame Ejami being on in the summer for the drop in ratings when 70,000 viewers were lost last week? As a fan of Ejami, I didn’t even consider them being “together” this summer. I just watched the Summer of Fickle Sami. That coupled with the stupid sydnapping black cloud and Corday saying that Safe was coming, I didn’t want to invest my time in watching anymore. I would like to watch to support the show because I don’t want it canceled, but it is just so slooooooooooowww. I can tune in two weeks apart and still pick… Read more »

Deborah
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Deborah

What’s really sad is that people still keep harp on the fact that EJ raped Sami back in 2006. Does anyone, anyone remember that Sami drugged Austin back in the 90s and raped him? Austin got passed it and forgave Sami. Sami got passed the rape by forgiving EJ and coming to terms with the fact that she did the same thing to Austin. If she can forgive EJ, why can’t the audience? Good grief, she is the character and has tried, for the sake of her children, to move on. Which is why she and EJ made love in… Read more »

Jamie
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Jamie

Well-said! I hope the writers pay attention.

I honestly don’t know why they are having such a hard time pulling this show together. It’s not freaking rocket science. I’ve been watching since 1981 and I could puke better storylines for them – FOR FREE. Read the message boards, writers – read the FB Fan page for DOOL. You’ll get all the ideas you need.

Cindy
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Cindy

Mr. Corday and Mr. Tomlin need to realize that viewers do not want to be angry and disappointed constantly. Build up a story and then pay it off. We get no payoffs and stories are mired in mediocrity for weeks then take off at warp speed on the way to a big fizzle. Every story is overlaid with a secret landmine that is just waiting to explode(sometimes for an endless amount of time) and nasty hookups have replaced real romance. Outdated concepts of one- dimensional evil characters who are clearly not wholly evil and shiny heroes who are clearly not… Read more »

Kim
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Kim

Totally agree with this post as far as what needs to be addressed. On a personal note, though, putting James Scott in a coma for 3 weeks was the wrong move. And then waking him up and things going back to pretty much the same as it was before seems to be such a waste of our time. I don’t want to be frustrated and discouraged. The only “pairing” i like to see on the screen right now are the young kids who play Johnny and Sydney with James Scott. How sad is that? None of the other couples have… Read more »

April
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April

Excellent post Cindy. I know I don’t want to watch random couples hook up and have sex. I need romance and build up with a pay-off. Interesting and exciting stories that don’t take forever and a day to resolve keep me interested. Days has ratings gold with EJami and they won’t take a real chance and put them together. EJami fans get scraps. I want the whole feast. It angers me that Days has such wonderful actors and actresses and they aren’t given a chance to really shine with great material. The same stale, overplayed storylines bore the audience and… Read more »

Jamie
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Jamie

Yes, we never see a payoff anymore! What is the deal with that? My mom and aunt have watched DOOL since it started, but they’ve pretty much given up on it and switched to GH because plotlines take forever to resolve and you never get a romantic payoff with the couples anymore.

deb
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deb

Funny how now that OLTL has balance the ratings have gone up! Lets hope this is a trend and a good trend. Glad to see the VETS back and in a story. Please Frons wake up and smell the roses.

Joie
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Joie

What has been done to Days is nothing short of a crime. For that matter, the same could be said of what has been done to Sami. Shooting an unconscious EJ in the head only to go back to sex up her boy toy was so disgusting that I can’t recall anything done by a full-fledged soap villain coming close. Higley is a horrific writer who should have been fired months ago.

Gail S
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Gail S

Totally agree, I have not had the stomach to watch, and when I do as soon as Sami, Rafe, Roman or Caroline come on, I ether hit the mute button or switch the channel which means I usually miss Melanie, Brady and EJ. so frustrating, I end up turning it off angry.

Reese
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Reese

If only they could have give to Ej and Sami a real love story but NO they chose the predictable and boring way by pairing Sami with a dudley do right guy and the ratings are now worse and worse. Dool you made your own bed, by the way the other stories are not better. Ah and this week Ej/Sami/Rafe was not the A story, actually it was a break from this storyline..ironic isn’t it..which proves that the other stories doesn’t work either.

Jamie
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Jamie

Dena Higley is the worst soap writer in history and she’s writing this show into the ground. Corday, HIRE SOME TALENT.

Sue
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Sue

Safe is back together and the ratings have not improved. What now, Ken? Which fan base do you ‘listen’ to though. Safe’s were saying this summer Ejami was on the ratings were low. Now Safe’s on and Ejami’s are saying that’s why the ratings are low. I’m not a Safe or Ejami fan, don’t care who they pair her up with, but I can see that they played both sides this summer. They had Sami kissing EJ, accepting proposal, then bumping into Rafe and being thunderstruck or Rafe kisses her and she kisses back – in the same episode! I… Read more »

Ceridwyn2
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Ceridwyn2

I’ve watched both Days & OLTL in the past year since GL went off the air. Days was shining for a while, but the writing has tanked. One bright spot is Victor/Maggie. The Chloe/Carly/Daniel/Phillip/Melanie crap has gone on WAY too long as has EJ/Sami/Rafe.

Loving OLTL – on fire! Todd & daughters, Tea, Blair, Inez/Clint/Viki/Echo/Dorian stuff is going to be hitting its stride. Great stuff.

Kim
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Kim

Been checking out OLTL the last few weeks and I have to say I’m close to getting pulled back into it. Trying not to be, but the variety of the characters shown and the twist of Tea being alive is excellent! I saw a few scenes this past week and will most likely be checking in to all of it this week as the Y&R reruns are over. I was checking into those as an option to Days when I lose complete patience with it. I’m still hanging on though to it — barely. I’ll stick around till Nov sweeps… Read more »

marilyn
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marilyn

The stories on DAYS just go on too long. EJAMI has been in each others orbit for over 4 years with no payoff. Make EJAMI a romantic couple and give Philip a true story that doesn’t revolve around a teenage girl. Move most of the stories at an even keel. WHy hasn’t Chad been on more and the revelation that he is a Dimera has almost lost its significance with how long we have known, but Stefano and EJ do not. Rafe is a bore, he will never bring excitement to someone like Sami, he waters her down. EJ and… Read more »

Kim
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Kim

Please either make them a couple or break them up for good and pair them up with others without revenge plots. It’s not worked so change the plan. When I resumed watching a while before Alice’s funeral (but not long after the actress passed away), I thought Ej was the bad guy & Rafe was the hero. Rafe was never anywhere near Sami, and EJ was the sweetest guy and I couldn’t believe it! Then they announce that it would be over by Labor Day (with still a few months away) so you knew it was fake and a waste… Read more »

Lena
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Lena

Starting in early May, I believe, the soap mags were full of stories about EJami’s summer story, NBC was promoting EJami’s summer heat, soap editors who had never had a good thing to say about EJami were suddenly acknowledging in print the chemistry of the couple. Then, first week of June, Ken Corday, after all the EJami promotion, says he believes the viewers truly want Sami with Rafe and that’s what they’ll get after Labor Day. Now, explain to me why anybody who liked the way the EJami story was shaping up would then have a desire to watch over… Read more »

Carol
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Carol

I love this post and agree 100%! It’s frustrating that they are completely clueless!

I love Days…they need to stop effing with it.

April
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April

I agree 100% with this post.

J DiSandro
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J DiSandro

I completely agree with everything that this post stands for!!!! I tried to enjoy the supposed Ejami love this summer, but it was all one big joke. Once the disgusting reunion happened I just could not stomach another minute of it. James is why I watch and I continue to pray for a REAL Ejami lovestory.

Vanessa
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Vanessa

I absolutely love this post!!! Sometimes it is hard to wrap my head around how completely inept tptb are. I am a lifelong viewer of Days. I miss the 80’s supercouples like Bo&Hope (were my fave and now I can’t stand the sight of Bo – thanks for that), Roman&Marlena, Steve&Kayla, Shane&Kimberly, Jack&Jennifer. Not since the 80’s has love and romance been so exciting and must-see. That is, until EJ Dimera showed up. From the very beginning, I was amazed at the chemistry between AS/JS and saw the potential for this couple to become the first true supercouple since the… Read more »

Linda
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Linda

It’s the stories. They’re repetitive, boring, never ending, nonsensical. Characters constantly flip flop. The cast, with a few exceptions, are good. It’s the writing that sucks. James Scott is the only reason I watch. If he goes, so do I.

nicole
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nicole

Exactly. the stories are never ending & NOT well written at all. there is never a pay off for ANY fan, no matter who you love or ship. they take 3 weeks to get thru ONE DAY on the show, which is unnecessary. characters have the same conversation over and over – and the same FLASHBACK over and over – dude, it happened yesterday, we dont need 12 flashbacks to show us. thanks. James Scott is THE ONLY THING TO WATCH ON DAYS – and what did they do? shot him in the head, and put him in a coma… Read more »

Heather
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Heather

From this Nielsen Family – WE want EJAMI…

Kim
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Kim

You’re a Nielsen family!!!! Awesome — at last your viewing counts!

Jen
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Jen

If the writer’s brought EJami back all would be well. They were never given a fair shot. I can’t understand why the writer’s/TPTB would think that putting Sami with a snooze worthy character like Rafe would be anything but boring. It just amazes me!

kdmoma
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kdmoma

It is not surprising to me that Days has fallen to the bottom. Any loyal viewer knows that Days is in a terrible mess right now. There is no real romance on the show and the tone is entirely too dark without any light. I happen to be an EJami fan, but regardless of the fact that I am very disappointed in the way EJami has been written, the overall show is what is the most disturbing. Storylines are either too long or too rushed. The same dialogue is heard over and over again. No one seems happy and rather… Read more »

Leslie
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Leslie

Actually, I think the tone of the show turned dark without making a point. The shooting scenes were shocking and violent for no apparent reason. The Safe sex scenes were revolting because they were figurativiely bathed in EJ’s blood. The character portrayed by a very popular lead actor was in a coma for nearly a month, and a popular lead actress’ character is no longer likeable on any level. Is it a surprise fans are tuning out?

Jamie
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Jamie

No, it’s not.

the head writer blows.

Shaunna
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Shaunna

Excellent post! Let’s hope people that can make a difference read these posts and get a clue. No, the audience isnt stupid, what they have done with the show has taken the heart out of it. It is all about shock factor and gimmicks. Guess what, viewers dont want gimmicks, they want romance, adventure, with a bit of humor. KC may boast of the budget cuts and how well the show has honed down the costs of the show, but he is ignorant to the fact that those same budget cuts are killing the show. It looks cheap now. Instead… Read more »

Kate
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Kate

First off – fired Dena Higley. She’s reduced almost every female character on that show to psychotics, sluts or alcoholics. She’s thrown so many well-loved characters under the bus just to meet her ridiculous plot-points. Every storyline’s based around “love” triangles of some sort – and very weak, uninteresting ones at that. And all those flashbacks working as filler – how many times do we really need to see Chloe having sex with Phillip? Or Sami firing that gun? Storylines are being dropped or left by the wayside for so long that we’re forgetting they exist. What happened to Chad?… Read more »

Violet Smith
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Violet Smith

Gaylen Gering. AWFUL. Just awful.

Shaunna
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Shaunna

It is painful to watch his scenes. If his character turns out as creepy as he comes across I will eat my words.

Hilda
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Hilda

I think the show needs to change some basic things: -Stop putting every character and couple in a triangle or geometric shape. There should some characters who are with the ones they are meant to be with without interlopers. -Stop dragging out critical reveals and convoluting the stories beforehand for so long that no one is left caring about the reveal when it happens (hint hint, Chloe’s baby’s paternity) -Stop convoluting stories and couples so much that fans are unsure who the root for couple is because you’re trying to split up fans. It makes a large part of the… Read more »

Celeste
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Celeste

I agree 100%!

Jamie
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Jamie

Agree completely. Higley is the best writer he’s ever worked with? She’s written the show to the bottom of the ratings. Yep, she’s GREAT. (eye roll) Higley’s poor writing and weak storylines are what has put the show in the toilet. That and Ken Corday’s ego, apparently. Wish the guy would show some class and step up to the plate instead of pimping his book. Newsflash, buddy: nobody’s going to be interested in that book if the show goes off the air. It’s kind of like KC thinks that cancellation is inevitable, so he’s just rearranging chairs on the Titanic… Read more »

briggs
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briggs

I’m sad but not surprised by the bad ratings for Days. Listen to what the majority of your viewers want and give it to them. Viewers are a show’s lifeline, the sole reason for its existence, so keep the viewers satisfied and stay alive. It’s that simple. I can only speak for myself as one viewer. I am not happy because I have been waiting with no satisfaction. I have been waiting for EJ and Sami to rise to supercouple status, I have been waiting for smart, well-written stories for all the characters, my beloved EJami included, I have been… Read more »

Shaunna
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Shaunna

Fanfics are so much more imaginative than the show, it is true. Why a bunch of amateur writers can develop a story better than DOOL is mind boggling.

Why TPTB think it is great to give everyone crumbs, but never really give any couple happiness is beyond me. They stir pots and fan wars, even find unnecessary ways to insult the viewers. As an Ejami fan I can list numerous ways TPTB have directly mocked and insulted Ejami’s … not smart for trying to keep the largest fan base hanging on.

Angel
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Angel

The lack of romance for any couple is disturbing. Danloe is going to blow up once news of Chloe’s affair comes out, Phelanie are doomed once Mel realizes her husband knocked up her step-mama, everyone knows Nathan is going to dump Stephanie’s whiny butt once he finds out Mel is free, safe are revolting with their constant romps in the hay as they plot the death of the father of Sami’s children, etc. Nobody on this show seems to have a real job other than the doctors and Mel. When’s the last time Days showed us Phil and Brady actually… Read more »

Cory
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Cory

Bravo Angel!!!!
DOOL has to make some major changes and soon!!!!
GO GO GO EJAMI!!!!

DeeDee
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DeeDee

I couldn’t agree more Angel !!!!!!! I support everything you said! I also wanted to add, that there are so many talented actors/actresses on this show, that are going to absolute waste – with this pathetic writing!!! As a fan for over 20 years. I have lost all my passion and desire for this show since Dena Higley began writing for it! Now, James Scott is THE ONLY REASON, I continue to watch the show in Australia (which is a year behind) and continue to watch the US shows on You Tube! I’ve got to the stage in the last… Read more »

cinnamon
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cinnamon

I have to say every since they put Ej back in to Sami’s orbit and tried to make the GA watch them again.The ratings starting going down. There was proof.I also beleave if you go back and look at the ratings when Ej and Nicole were together and Sami and Rafe were together living there own seperate lives The ratings were way up there. Ej,Nicole and Sydney were a real Dimera Family.Nicole has always excepted everything of Ej’s life.Sami has never wanted to be with a criminal. The writers need to go back to when there was real romance and… Read more »

JSFan
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JSFan

If the ratings were up then because (I) was tuning in waiting for EJ and Sami to find out that Sydney’s was theirs and thought that that they were going to try to be a family. Once I saw that they were going to let Sami and her new bf have access to and raise Sydney. I (like many others) tuned out. Sami is a criminal. Her crime spree is bigger than EJs. If you don’t like certain pairings, fine, but don’t make things up and change history because of it.

Sheree
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Sheree

Hi, Days of Our Lives is my ultimate soap!! I have watched it since I was only a teen and it has always held a special place in my heart. I returned to watching this show because of Ej and his sizzling energi with the strong willed spunky Sami Brady! They had me at their very first “Hello”! I haved watched and followed them ever since and I am totally under their spell. The good, bad and everything inbetween I have been right there supporting and loving these two, hoping one day they can be together as Day’s biggest super… Read more »

Paula
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Paula

The problem is the writing short and simple… . In a recent interview, Ken Corday’s intimated that pitting one fan base against the other was their ultimate goal… His interview told me that Days’ primary objective is to manipulate and agitate the audience, all UNDER THE GUISE of story-telling. The comments to this blog is evidence that KC and company have, indeed, achieved their primary goal… Those who like Safe blame Ejami; and Ejamis defend their couple by pointing out that for a long time EJ has been the interloper for Safe… Indeed one might argue that the plummet in… Read more »

Sheree
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Sheree

I agree, James Scott is an amazing actor and what he brings to Days as Ej DiMera is so brilliant and compelling. JS puts in over 110% into his character as Ej. He has a way to allow viewers to experience right alongside Ej his heartache, struggle to be his own person, his unconditional love for his best friend Samantha. Oh and most importantly Ej loving his children with all of his heartt!! JS really deserved that Emmy nominee last year. Thank you James/EJ for giving me a reason to watch this show right now. I have not laughed so… Read more »

kdmoma
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kdmoma

You have said exactly how I feel beautifully. Right now James is the only reason to watch Days, but I’m hopeful that tptb will read some of these posts and wake up and smell the coffee. I don’t know why I’m hopeful but its better than being down. It does make me feel good to know so many others feel the same way I do about not only Days but also EJami and James in particular.

Good post.

Bobbi
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Bobbi

Storylines dragging out so long and some fans never getting a payoff is the reason for the awful ratings imo.

Jackie
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Jackie

The ratings for Days will continue to hit rock bottom until they dish up some real Romance with a capital R for the couples that the audience is rooting for, which would be EJ and Sami, Bo and Hope, and Melanie and Nathan. Specifically, what was done to EJami over the summer and fall was a complete travesty. And the lead female character Sami has been written into a disgusting corner, shooting a defenseless, unconscious man (whom she claimed to love on some level) in the head at pointblank range, still with no remorse or regret on the screen yet.… Read more »

JSFan
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JSFan

Give us some real stories. Consistency. Some payoff. They have good stories, there is just no consistency. Characters motivations change on a daily basis. It’s confusing and not worth watching. I notice other soaps are using the same stories. Actors are not as good as Days’ actors, yet the storytelling is better. I watch everyday prior to EJ and Sami finding out Sydney was theirs in anticipation to them finally being together as a real couple and family. I was looking forward to Sami finally showing EJ how much she loved him and how great it was that their baby… Read more »

trista
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trista

Days is in last spot because they put ejami on the back burner and are forcing the akward coupling of rafe and sami, there is no chemistry there and sami is forcing it and its pissing me off! I have to admit i stopped watching because of that, when ejami comes back together ill watch but i have no desire to see rafe and sami suck face, ick, not hot at all, i fast forward it the first time , ugh! Love EJ and hope he puts sami in jail from spoilers ive read!

pugsnbugs
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pugsnbugs

I’m responding to this post because I can not post a new comment for some reason. What’s wrong with Days? 1. the vision – Since others have discussed the errors Ken Corday has made with this show, I will suggest that there can be only two explainyions for his mistakes: either he knows nothing about what makes a good soap, thus he is destroying the show through his ignorance, or he has more to gain by seeing the soap fail than seeing it thrive. If he were interested in it thriving, he would do these things: 1.Hire a new writing… Read more »

glenda
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glenda

I would like to 2nd everything pugsnbugs said………..Days has for the most part an excellent cast of actors,but they alone cannot carry the show………They need talented writers that can write compelling ,interesting stories that the viewers can get invested in…………These writers drop the ball on every sl……………KC ruined our Summer by opening his mouth and destroying our enjoyment of what could have been a very romantic reunion between two of our favorite characters,and on top of that they destroyed Samis character,for what? Rafe??????he doesn’t have the talent to be a leading man,he comes up looking like an idiot next to… Read more »

Lisa Greenway
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Lisa Greenway

How rich the ratings are EJamis fault..really>Cause ratings were better in summer!!!Till KC told the Ejamis we did not matter..what happened..safe got it all..where were ALL of those who wanted it???Hmm..WHY Is DH still the writer of this show?? Thats the real issue here.If anyone of us,fumbled so badly,we would be fired!!She nearly destroyed OLTL!!!Ken Corday..sorry,but you have no clue what the key demos want..but it sure is not whats on my screen!I want EJAMI..in love..making love,,living their life,,possibly dealing with Andre!I And Stefano!want back TANNA!!I want back Jennifer and Jack and their kids!I want the Hernandez family REMOVED from,my… Read more »

Loretta
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Loretta

Days is my family’s soap. I got started watching it when I still lived at home. Later, I discovered other soaps…I’ve watched every one of the six now on the air at some point and a lot that soap fans have lost in recent years. Lately, I’ve been clinging to the show by a thread, and right now it is getting pretty thin. I’ve hated that EJ and Sami aren’t together, and some of the storylines now forced on viewers are dark and very hard to enjoy. I’ve accused this show of being “mean spirited” because it lacks the kind… Read more »

Shaunna
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Shaunna

What has killed the show is PLOT BASED writing instead of character and proper storyline paced writing. Why does the viewer want to tune in when characters they have loved and watched for years act different from day to day. Endless triangles and stretching out storylines without payoff for anyone is the sad state of Days. What happy couple are we seeing? Anyone? Nobody wants to watch Sami shoot an unconscious man in the head, the very man she almost married hours before. Only to rush back to sex it up, caring little for how her children were managing being… Read more »

ME
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ME

The biggest thing killing this show is KC. Announcing the boringness of Safe reunion to start, then it was clear as day during the recent webcast that things were not going to change on DOOL. It was insulting to hear TPTB talk about how DOOL is about family and romance when we the viewers have not been seeing any of that for some time. And saying that he enjoyed having fans split and that that was the secret to success all made it clear how out of touch he is. And his praising of DH, that alone dropped my viewing… Read more »

Cory
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Cory

DOOL needs to get back to what works for them. Stop changing the characters already!!!! And when you bring in new characters, give them some history. Especially if they aren’t part of the Brady, Horton or DiMera families!!!! Stop dragging the story lines on forever. Move the Salem days a bit more quickly please!!!!! And for pete’s sake, please stop re-using story lines. Come up with some new stuffs already!!!! They need to write some happiness in the show soon before they loose there whole audience. I’ve watched DOOL for 33+ years and I never thought in a million years… Read more »

cheryl
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cheryl

From the comments on here and other boards I think Corday was wrong the fanbase for Safe is not 50% of the audience or the ratings would be higher. I would say more like 20-25%. I know about 50% of the Ejami fanbase is leaving and the ratings will keeping dropping if they insist on Sami being with Agent DULL as Dishwater in the future! Also bring back Real Romance not this Fake Couple crap they keep showing us. How many times can a couple repeat I Love You So Much, before the GA starts to believe it? A Million… Read more »

Walters
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Walters

Well said, Cheryl. Ken Corday said viewers wanted Safe and he delivered, with more I Love You’s and sex than ANY OTHER couple has gotten on this show for a very, very long time. Now where are all these viewers? Where is this massive Safe fanbase tuning in to watch their couple moving in together, eating tamales, reunited and ready to fight the big bad DiMeras as Team Safe? *crickets*

ME
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ME

Oh and I forgot about the promises of romance and accelerated SL that KC is not delivering. FYI KC Vivian in a tomb until Nov. is not accelerated it’s insane, Danloe is still dragging while all of Salem knows but Daniel, and prolonging the union of Ejami, your golden couple, at a time like this is ridiculous and this is still continuation of the never ending Sydnapping SL. For the love of this show get new writers!

Bettyrj
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Bettyrj

What is the problem with Days and why is it in last place? The useless writers who continue to write the garbage that we are being fed right now. I am an EJami fan and proud of it. I have been watching Days for 44 years and fell in love with EJami from the first moment EJ appeared wrapped in a towel, living in the apartment across the hall from Sami. Their trials and tribulations, fights and almost love affairs have me coming back and wanting more from my favorite couple. I feel that EJ and Sami have more chemistry… Read more »

Polly
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Polly

Mr. Fairman, do you get a chance to talk to Days producers or staff about what people are telling you concerning their favorite soaps? Do you read what people take the time to write on your site? I am blown away by the passion and incredible concern that everyone posting here has for Days. So many issues come up over and over again. It is scary to think that the show is in danger of being cancelled when, as many have said, the cast is so incredibly talented. I am a huge fan of James Scott and I think that… Read more »

Shaunna
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Shaunna

Yes, an intervention is what is needed! Let’s hope the new owners of NBC recognize this and turn the ship around before it is too late.

JamesScott4eva
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JamesScott4eva

Hello, Im from Sydney, Australia and I have been watching Days of Our Lives since I was about 10 years of age with my wonderful sister. I love all the characters and ever since James Scott came to the show, it has made it 100% excellent. I love the chemistry between him and Sami. They combust on screen and their chemistry is like no other couple on any other soap AT ALL. James Scott is the BEST ACTOR on daytime TV. He deserved that emmy 100% and all his performances are captivating. I tuned out when I read that SAFE… Read more »

AnnDee
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AnnDee

Mr Corday YOU were wrong! Shame on you for being so arrogant and disrespectful to your audience. I just hope it is not too late to change what YOU,DH and GT have done.
You are blessed with an amazing and gifted cast…James,Joe,Ali,Suzanne,John,Lauren, Ari all come to mind. I will be saddened but not surprised if and when this show gets cancelled.
Your audience is intelligent and articulate, yet you treat them like idiots. I cannot believe you think what you are dishing out is entertainment.
FIX THIS or get people in that can!

Dluvs
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Dluvs

I hope that TPTB understand that if they truly paired EJami together, with Sami understanding that she has loved EJ all along, the ratings would be better. I know of many people who are not satisfied with the show right now and that is why they are losing viewers. Give the audience a true supercouple and Days will increase it’s viewership.

ElvisD
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ElvisD

At this point, the only way to do that is to have it so Sami was being drugged this whole time. Her lack of visible remorse through this story has been the biggest problem. She has to show genuine remorse for shooting EJ. And act sickened with herself.

They have a lot of work to do if they want to save this story and save their one bright light – EJami pairing.

Then they have to get to work fixing the rest of the show because it all stinks pretty bad.

OLTLGHFAN
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OLTLGHFAN

ONE LIFE TO LIVE HAS BEEN ON FIRE, KEEP IT UP OLTL!!

Brian
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Brian

Nice to finally see a comment about OLTO!! Wasn’t this article mainly about OLTL?
All the comments are about DOOL, Anyway, A BIg Congratulations to OLTL.

jhtx
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jhtx

I have to agree with those who’ve said that Ken Corday and his stupid comments are greatly to blame with what’s wrong with this soap. Firstly, back in June he states that “most people want Safe and that’s what they’re going to get”. Well guess what Kenny, “most people” didn’t want Safe and you spoiling the storyline just caused viewers to tune out. Secondly, he gave away the ending of the story and even if you weren’t rooting for a particular couple, knowing the ending takes the interest out and people tune out. Third, he or tptb leaked the shooting… Read more »

ElvisD
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ElvisD

Most people are incapable of murder. While some people “snap” and let their rage get the best of them, what they did makes them so sick and they feel so guilty afterward. Not Sami. Afterward, she apparently got turned on by committing murder and boinked her boyfriend all night. Utterly sickening. They turned one of their most popular characters into a cold-blooded, cold-hearted slut who gets turned on by putting bullets in people’s heads. They are probably sitting back scratching their heads wondering why ratings are bad. That’s how clueless and out of touch the are. Because no one in… Read more »

Sally
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Sally

I’m still trying to watch “Days,” mostly out of loyalty since I started watching the show with my grandmother as a child, but I find myself putting it off until the weekend, and then fast forwarding though most of the episodes. A major component in soaps is the romantic fantasy. Lately on “Days,” couples I’m told to invest in, like Melanie and Nathan, and Hope and Bo, aren’t together; and couples I’m told are doomed, like Danloe, or Mel and Phil, are together. I love Victor and Maggie, but they can’t carry the entire romantic aspect of the show. The… Read more »

ElvisD
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ElvisD

Re: Days ratings – RIP

That’s all she wrote. Very deserved poor ratings. The show is utter garbage.

Re: OLTL’s increase – YES!!!

There are a lot of great things about OLTL and they deserve to stick around.

JB
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JB

There are so many reasons why this show is in the cellar of ratings 1. snail moving s/ls 2. no originality, come on coul you stop with the wash, rinse and repeats 3. plot point writing instead of character based writing. There is no point in rooting for a character or being emotionally invested if at any point in time they will do something that is completely out of character. For example, the Sami Brady I knew and love would have found Sydney’s kidnapper herself instead of waiting Agent Hernandez to figure it all out. She would have figured out… Read more »

Tara
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Tara

Will Binks be getting sl anytime soon?

Gail
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Gail

I have read through so many of these comments and it’s obvious that most of them were written by ejami fans who are disgruntled because their couple is not together, and SAFE is. They seem to think that if ejami are together then the ratings will go up because this is what the fans/GA want. Honestly, do you all really believe that? Bringing back ejami is not going to raise the ratings of DAYS . In fact, the ratings were higher before they were together this spring. The ratings started to plummet when Sami moved into the mansion, and they… Read more »

Judy
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Judy

No, the ratings plummeted when a certain somebody told everyone there would be a safe reunion! I don’t think many people wanted to see that!

Walters
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Walters

Gail, you need to go a little further back in history to see when the ratings were the highest, and then began a downward trend (which has continued on to now with small blips here and there). Since you like Safe, I do not think you’ll like what you find. And honestly, Gail, yes. Yes! The majority of us do believe that if EJami were given the supercouple storyline that they deserve, then things would get start to get better. The EJami fanbase is huge. Sorry, but there’s no denying it. NBC knows it and Sony knows it. You can… Read more »

Gail
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Gail

I was in no way implying that the ratings were at their highest when SAFE was a couple, pre- March, 2010. I guess I didn’t clarify what I meant. What I was saying was in February of 2010, before the move into the mansion, etc., the ratings were doing better than they had been. In fact, I believe they had gone up to a 2.0 and SON had even commented on their rise. No, not as good as they had been at one time, but better than they had been in the recent past. After this point, they began to… Read more »

Criss
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Criss

The massage is loud and clear that majority of viewers are not happy with any storylines or couples playing right now. DOOL you have gold in EJAMI why are you wasting time and viewers on a couple that a lot of people don’t care about or are watching (ratings are a great proof of that). I am sure you have heard of the word boring said many times when describing Safe, and they truly are boring in every sense of the word no chemistry, no passion, just very, very dull and viewers don’t want dull from their soaps. Viewers have… Read more »

Jen
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Jen

The reason why Days is in last place is due to the current storyline where Sami jumps back into Rafe’s bed and not only that shoots EJ in cold blood & leaves him to die which would of been EJami’s wedding night. Thanks to Mr. Corday for letting the fans know that Safe was going to be back together after labor day helped lots.The viewers want to see real passion, chemistry, romance, & EJami had it all. EJ loves Sami for who she is & didn’t want to change her. They were a team when they were parenting & even… Read more »

Luvr
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Luvr

The fact that Days is doing so horribly comes down to one simple fact. The writing is HORRENDOUS. After weeks of trying to give the show a chance, that maybe somewhere in all of this Bull, there may be something even remotely interesting or entertaining. But there is nothing there. I wish I could be enthusiastic about the show. Rush home to watch what happens next. But frankly, I don’t know who half the characters are because I can no longer recognize them. It’s still my favourite actors acting out the scenes, but I can’t wrap my mind around who… Read more »

Woolybear
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Woolybear

I completely agree with this whole post. I’ve always DVRed DOOL and watched as soon as I got home, but lately I find the show sitting in my queue collecting proverbial dust. I had been fast forwarding through parts I didn’t like: Rafe, Nighttime Hope,and the Stephanie/Nathan mess but since Sami shot EJ with no remorse I just can’t make myself sit through an episode. I watched as vet after vet was let go without a send off. I watched when Tony was killed in a nonsensical way. I watched when EJ was dumbed down during the babyswitch s/l. I… Read more »

Shaunna
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Shaunna

Great points! I agree 100% They think the audience is stupid (at least the way they treat their viewers seems to point to that) and will completely ignore history and character consistency to sell whatever poorly written plot they desire. They notice ratings are sinking and try more stunts. Its not working…wise up Days, your audience has.

Karen H.
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Karen H.

Ugh! Sami and her men are killing Days! Whatever they did in 2009, they need to do it again. I’m so sick of Sami and EJ/Rafe! Sick of SAMI.

D
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D

There’s a lot of reasons why Days is suffering. The no.1 reason being couples that the audience actually want are not together (EJami, Bope/Bo & Carly, Mel & Nathan, Philip& Chloe just to name a few) and the couples and characters that no one cares for get all the screen time. Also there is very little to no romance on the show. And contrary to the writers beliefs, a couple sporadically having sex isn’t romantic. Another factor is that these storylines move at a snails pace with no end in sight. We go through triangle, after triangle with no real… Read more »

Gail
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Gail

Saying that the couples that the” audience actually wants are not together”, is an opinion, it’s not a fact, unless you can poll everyone who watches the show regularly and get their opinions, and none of us can do this. To say “the couples that no one cares for get all the screen time” is a pretty bold statement– again just an opinion, not a fact. I would hope that KC had his publicity people do some leg work on what the audience really wants before he changed course with the story line. I doubt he is “pandering to a… Read more »

D
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D

Actually I do know for a fact certain couples are more popular than others and they are currently not together on screen. KC doesn’t bother to listen to what the fans really want otherwise we would have seen major directional changes by now. In any interview he has done, he still talks about how there are more twists to come and not to worry the ratings will go up. He lives in a fantasy land. I also believe I did mention in my post that the storylines are never ending as are the love triangles. There’s no character development. Everything… Read more »

Lisa
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Lisa

Gail, I completely agree with your assessment. The problems go deeper than what couples are being shown. The writing is failing to grab and retain the viewers- plain and simple. We like different pairings, but have the same ideals and understanding in terms of what is happening with the show. I wish more people would take a moment and look at what has happened to the show overall- it’s heartbreaking. Playing the blame game on specific characters and couples is the fuel that feeds the terrible writing we have been getting. I think everyone, regardless of what they want in… Read more »

Izzy
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Izzy

I’m a little confused by your original post “D”. Last time I looked Bo and Carly were together. And I strongly disagree that the majority of the Days audience wants them together. I know of so many Bo and Hope fans who are no longer watching the show anymore and it’s going to take some Pulitzer Prize winning writing to get them back. What’s killing the show is that it’s a shadow of it’s former self. Everything is triangles, quadrangles and other geometric shapes and the show in a endless series of bed-hopping and meaningless sex. You can’t get invested… Read more »

semaj
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semaj

the only reason to watch dool is the daniel and chloe pairing because they have that supercouple chemistry and dool writers need to reunite bo and hope the real supercouple of dool

Debra
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Debra

DOOL is currently at the bottom of the ratings heap because the scripts this year have driven them there. Many, many great stories could have been told with Peter, Kristian, Ali, James, Ari, Jay, Nadia, Molly, Nathan, Lauren and Crystal, but the ones that are airing are depressing and repetitve at best, and at worst, they’re downright vile. Sami turning into a skanky cheater and remorseless killer is one of the lowlights in Salem history. James being boxed in as a villain who, according to Corday, will never be more than just a foil to the *good guys* is an… Read more »

Lisa
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Lisa

This post basically sums it up for me. You wrote it so well and succinctly. I won’t bother repeating it again in my own post because I have more respect for the readers of this blog than the writers at Days have for the viewers.

Linda
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Linda

Wonderful post. The show has many talented actors whose skills are being wasted in lame stories or to prop other less compelling characters/couples.

karine
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karine

doesnt surprise me that dool is at the last place that soap seems to go on the road of cancellation if they dont make some change soon .Most of caracter are unrootable due to the writing .the storyline are worse than ever I keep watching waiting for an improvement and nothing …all they do is triangle and quadriangles not even well written 1.Ejami/Rafe : big Miss for me they should have put Ejami together or let Sami alone for awhile deal with the aftermath of the sydnapping revelation .. Kc said that sami will be more mature and independant well… Read more »

Breaking News

Melissa Reeves Has NOT Been Fired From Days of our Lives

A technical error caused a bit of a firestorm on Monday night, and a retraction early Tuesday morning when an item appeared most notably on TV Line’s partner’s feed, Yahoo News, that had a headline stating that Melissa Reeves (Jennifer) had been fired from Days of our Lives.

If site visitors and readers looked closely, there were actually two versions of the opening line that appeared.  One of which was noting that Reeves was apologizing for “catching heat” from co-stars and fans for backing a post by Candace Owens that was Anti-Black Lives Matter, and the other one that she was fired from the NBC soap opera.

TV Line early Monday morning issued this statement to clarify what happened and confirmed that Reeves had NOT been fired from DAYS: “Due to technical error, a story was briefly published on TVLine on Monday evening — and has since surfaced on several of our partner feeds, most notably Yahoo — that erroneously claims Days of Our Lives has fired Melissa Reeves. The story is false. Melissa Reeves has not been fired from Days of Our Lives. In the meantime, we apologize for the error.”

So, what do you think of the mix-up? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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DAYS Wally Kurth Delivers ‘The Power Performance of the Week’

Mark our words! Next year, Days of our Lives Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) will once again be nominated for a Daytime Emmy for this week’s emotional and deeply-touching work on key episodes of the NBC daytime drama series.

As viewers saw, this was to be the happy nuptials of Justin and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans), who found love again after losing the previous loves of their lives.  They were dear friends to begin with, who through a set of horrific circumstances, found comfort with one another which eventually turned to love.

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Problem was; Justin overheard Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) and Hope (Kristian Alfonso) before the ceremony discussing Steve’s (Stephen Nichols) feelings for Kayla and that he wants her back; something Kayla is unaware of.  So what will he do?  The noble thing and tell her the truth, or keep it to himself and marry her anyway?

As the Intel of what he learned weighed heavier and heavier on Justin, in the most dramatic of moments (when he was to say his “I do’s”), Justin stopped the ceremony and bared all to Kayla: that Steve wants her back and how Steve saw him propose to her and that is why he backed off.  Armed with the knowledge and that her friends and family kept it from her, Kayla does not know what to do.  Justin helps made it easy and clear for her when he questions her … if they would be standing here getting married, if Steve had told her his true feelings before Justin proposed to her?

Justin goes on to say to Kayla that maybe she has been avoiding her true feelings for Steve, because she did not want to hurt him.  Then Justin tells Kayla that he visited his late wife Adrienne’s (Judi Evans) grave, and told her that if things were different, and if she was alive they would still be married, and Kayla would be their dear, dear friend.

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With seeing the look on Kayla’s eyes, Justin knows she loves Steve.  Heartbroken, but caught in an untenable situation, Justin tells Kayla he is happy for her.  Kayla wraps her arms around Justin as they both cry.  Kayla says she never wanted to hurt him, and when Wally as Justin says, “I know, honey,” it was one of the most honest and ten-hankie moments of the entire scenario.   Justin kisses her, tells the guests there will be no wedding today, and exits the Kiriakis mansion.

The emotional drama continues in the aftermath as Justin is at Kayla’s apartment boxing up all of his belongings and tears up recalling their nights together listening to jazz and cooking dinner.  Sonny (Freddie Smith) finds his dad, and tells him he did the noble thing and that time will heal all wounds, but after Sonny leaves, Justin breaks down a bit further before exiting Kayla’s for good.

And if that was not enough, Justin goes back to Adrienne’s gravesite to update her on the wedding that did not happen.   He talks to her that he understands Kayla and Steve’s deep and enduring love, which was just like theirs was.  Next, Justin thinks he is seeing Adrienne, when none other than Bonnie Lockhart (Judi Evans) reveals she is back in Salem – talk about kicking a guy when he is down!

Photo: JPI

Throughout this entire saga, moment to moment, Kurth delivered raw, genuine, adult emotions, in a very complex adult story and relationship.   In fact, the cast and crew thought so, too!  When Wally as Justin told Kayla that he can’t marry her and the speech that followed and his exit from the mansion that followed, all those on set applauded for him.  His work was that moving.   Wally was ably assisted throughout by the outstanding work of Mary Beth Evans in these scenes.

2020, while a difficult year for everyone thus far, has been a particular great year for Kurth on Days; as over the last six months he has really had a chance to shine in this story.  So for all of these reasons and more, Michael Fairman TV gives the “Power Performance of the Week” kudos to Wally Kurth.

Did you love Wally’s performance this week on Days? Did you reach for the hankies? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

 

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DAYS Wally Kurth, Mary Beth Evans & Chandler Massey Take You Behind the Scenes of Kayla and Justin’s Wedding

On Wednesday’s heartbreaking episode of Days of our Lives, viewers saw just how the nuptials of Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) and Justin (Wally Kurth) eventually wound up!

Justin told Kayla that Steve (Stephen Nichols) still loves her, which put a halt to the proceedings and ended the romantic relationship between the two dear friends, who found love with one another following Adrienne’s (Judi Evans) death, and Kayla believing Steve did not want her back.

Now, The DOOL app has posted a rare behind the scenes view of the making of the wedding – with moments from the key scenes, rehearsals and interviews with the cast involved.

Chandler Massey (Will) weighs-in on Will’s debut as a wedding officiant and how that went south, while Mary Beth Evans and Wally Kurth shared why they loved this storyline so much.

Wally expresses how the last six months have been some of the best storylines of his soap career, while Mary Beth says that Justin and Kayla’s relationship was so adult and that in real life, both actors have known about people who fall in love with their dear friend, after losing their significant other whether it be by divorce, or death, or whatever the circumstance.

If you don’t already have the DOOL app on your mobile device to watch the segment, you can get more info to download here.

We will have more to say on the memorable performances at Michael Fairman TV later in the week.

So, what did you think of Kayla and Justin’s wedding and the fallout? Comment below.

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