LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sands will continue to flow through the hourglass. Days of Our Lives has been renewed for a 55th season on NBC.
The first Days of Our Lives premiered as a half hour episode back in 1965. the show expanded to an hour in 1975. The show has garnered 43 Daytime Emmy Awards, including 2015′s Outstanding Daytime Drama, and numerous nominations, as well as multiple People’s Choice Awards, GLAAD Media Awards and Prism Awards.
The show airs nationally on NBC in the United States and in over 25 countries internationally. The show’s success derives from its consistent commitment to excellence in writing and storytelling - supported by a diverse ensemble of performers - and its uncanny knack for anticipating viewer interests.
Days of our Lives" is set in the fictitious Midwestern town of Salem and features the Bradys, the Hortons and the DiMeras, and the multi-layered storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy and drama.