NBC’s very long-running soap opera Days of Our Lives will be leaving broadcast television soon after 57 yrs on to stream exclusively on Peacock, the network announced on Wednesday. The alter signifies that lovers who earlier have been able to view the show for free of charge on broadcast will now have to pay out for a streaming services to discover what occurs following in the show’s fictional town of Salem. New episodes of Days of Our Lives will debut commencing September 12th.
“With a big proportion of the Days of Our Life audience already watching digitally, this go enables us to construct the show’s loyal fanbase on streaming while concurrently bolstering the network daytime featuring with an urgent, live programming option for partners and customers,” Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, said in a push launch.
The change moves a further stalwart of broadcast television solely to streaming. In April, Disney announced that it would be bringing Dancing With the Stars to Disney Additionally, and just reported on Wednesday that time 31 would be premiering on September 19th. NBC has already debuted two seasons of a Days of Our Lives spinoff titled Outside of Salem on Peacock.
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