NBC's only remaining daytime drama, Days Of Our Lives, is expected to get a 52nd season. Wow! Currently, in its 51st season, the future of the show was in limbo after the hiring of Fox News' Megan Kelly by NBC News.
Kelly's contract includes an NBC daytime talk show. It's been rumored that she may take over the 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. hour of the Today Show. However, Days of Our Lives was brought into the mix because it has a daytime hour owned by the network.
“We haven’t made decisions, but we like that show,” NBC chairman Bob Greenblatt said recently at the Television Critics' Association (TCA). “I think we will know more in a couple of months. As they age, these shows diminish, there is a lot of delayed viewing and very little linear viewing anymore, you have to keep looking at that.”
“We hope that the show comes back," said NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salker.
Days of Our Lives is produced by Sony TV.