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Days of Our Lives Wins 2014 PRISM Award

Wednesday April 23, 2014

eric martsolfFor the third year in a row Days of Our Lives has taken home the PRISM award for Daytime Drama Series Storyline, landing the honors in 2014 for Brady's drug and alcohol addiction.

The ceremony was held on April 22 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Eric Martsolf, who plays Brady, and Jen Lilley (Theresa) were on hand to accept the award.

Days won a PRISM in 2012 for Jack's post traumatic stress syndrome and in 2013 for Caroline's battle with Alzheimer's disease.

The PRISM Awards honor accurate depiction of substance abuse and addiction in television and film, as well as mental health issues.

Photo Courtesy: NBC/Chris Haston

Daytime Emmys Set for June 22, 2014

Tuesday April 22, 2014

chandler masseyMark the date. The Daytime Emmy Awards have been set for June 22. The festivities will be held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.

The Creative Arts ceremony will take place on June 20 at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.

The nominations will be announced on May 1. Last year, Days of Our Lives received two awards: Outstanding Drama Series and Younger Actor in a Drama Series, when Chandler Massey (ex-Will, right) took home the trophy for the second year in a row.

So far no television outlet has been secured to air the main awards show.

Photo Courtesy: Getty Images/Mark Davis

Days of Our Lives Comings and Goings

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Here's the latest Days of Our Lives comings and goings casting news.

Set your DVRs for April 24. That's the day General Hospital alum Alicia Leigh Willis (ex-Courtney) airs as Debra Frazer, a woman from Liam's past. She'll share scenes with Arianne Zucker (Nicole).

Look for character actress Bonita Friedericy (Chuck and Un-Real) to appear as Monica, this week.

Also, Gary Kraus plays Don the locksmith, on April 24.

For those who have inquired about the familiar face who turned up as Giselle Van Hopper on Friday, April 21, it was Vanessa Branch. The actress is best known as the Orbit gum spokesperson in television commercials. Branch also played Paige and Alison's great great great grandmother Rebecca during the Secrets and Superstition arcs on Port Charles in 2002.

Was Days' Special EJ and Sami Episode a Hit or a Miss?

Monday April 21, 2014

alison sweeney and james scottIt was a touted as a must-see episode. One of Salem's most explosive storylines was about to reach a stunning climax, when Sami discovered EJ cheated on her with Abigail.

But halfway through the drama, viewers discovered it was a fantasy. After imagining the worst case scenario -- Sami finding out about his affair and Abigail actually turning up pregnant -- EJ snapped back to reality. Sami never saw the compromising photo of her fiance and Abigail, and all was well in engagement land.

So how would you rate Days of Our Lives' special EJ and Sami episode?

Photo Courtesy: NBC/Ben Cohen

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