NBC has introduced “Days of Our Lives” will stream solely on Peacock beginning September 12, marking the top of a broadcast run that has spanned greater than 14,000 episodes and started when Lyndon B. Johnson was president.
New episodes of “Days of Our Lives” shall be posted every day on Peacock, the streaming service that’s already dwelling to the present’s library and spin-off “Days of Our Lives: Past Salem.”
“This programming shift advantages each Peacock and NBC and is reflective of our broader technique to make the most of our portfolio to maximise attain and strengthen engagement with viewers,” stated Mark Lazarus, chairman, NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming, in a press release. “With a big share of the ‘Days of Our Lives’ viewers already watching digitally, this transfer allows us to construct the present’s loyal fanbase on streaming whereas concurrently bolstering the community daytime providing with an pressing, reside programming alternative for companions and customers.”
As an alternative on broadcast TV, NBC will launch “NBC News Each day,” an hour-long information program that shall be anchored by Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen and Morgan Radford.
Throughout its decades-long run, “Days of Our Lives” amassed 58 Emmy Awards and was NBC’s longest-running present.
With “Days of Our Lives” transferring to streaming, solely three soaps stay on broadcast TV: “Normal Hospital” on ABC and “The Daring and the Lovely” and “The Younger and the Stressed” on CBS.