Why didn’t SABC3 warn viewers they are ending Days Of Our Lives? – JENNY, VIA SMS The channel is keeping mum as to why the removed it without out warning viewers. The only comment they were willing to give was, “The contract with SONY for Days Of Our Lives has come to an end,” Zandile Nkonyeni, Head of PR: SABC TV Channels, explains. An insider told us that the channel wanted the soap to end in April but the decision was made to let the season (34) play out, which ends 22 August. e.tv, who scooped the soapie, will continue where SABC3 left off from 4 September at 17:30. NB!
Days Of Our Lives Weekdays SABC3 (*193) 22:30 (ends 22 Aug) Weekdays e.tv (*194) 17:30 (from 4 Sept) AUGUST
JJ and Paige’s ( True O’Brien) relationship comes under fire when Paige’s mom Eve (Kassie DePaiva) shows up, reigniting her high school feud with Jennifer when she tries to claim “her share” of the royalties from Jack’s (Matthew Ashford) book. Marlena refuses to go to Sami and EJ’s wedding, while Will agrees to be EJ’s best man. The DiMeras had better watch out because Kate and Sami are up to something, and Nicole changes her mind about not helping Eric. NB! Days ends on SABC3 on Tuesday 22 August and moves to e.tv at 17:30 from Monday 4 September.
Jordan and Ben’s abusive stepfather Clyde (James Read) comes looking for them in Salem thanks to Kate. Nicole agrees to testify at the Vatican to help Eric, and Eve and Jennifer’s feud ruins JJ and Paige’s graduation. Rafe arrests EJ during the reception, Kate and Sami take over DiMera Enterprises, and Sami taunts EJ in jail and destroys Abby’s reputation, revealing that she’s known about their affair for ages. Theresa marries Brady during a drunk Las Vegas trip, puts John in a coma and convinces Brady that he attacked his father in a drunken rage. And Daniel gets knocked out by a stranger in his hotel room.
Daniel turns the tables on his kidnapper Kristen (Eileen Davidson), who is back in Salem for a grand jury hearing. Eric tells Nicole that he hates her after the church explains why he can’t return to the priesthood. Sami gets Abby fired from the hospital, and Will’s family and friends are appalled when he publishes an article in one of Victor’s publications exposing Sami’s revenge plot. EJ and Victor talk business, and Sami turns to EJ for help when she crosses the DiMera Enterprises board. Jordan then slaps Kate and dumps Rafe after Sami spills the beans about Rafe and Kate’s affair.
Marlena from Days.
Abby (left) watches as her hook-up EJ marries Sami…
Daniel and Salem’s citizens are in trouble when Kristen returns.
… but EJ won’t be smiling by the end of his reception.