Days of Our Lives Renewed at NBC

The sands will continue to flow through the hourglass: NBC has renewed Days of Our Lives for another year, the soap’s 51st.

“NBC is incredibly proud of the legacy of Days of our Lives and we couldn’t be more excited to bring its fans new stories for the 51st season,” NBC entertainment president Jennifer Salke said in a statement. “In a business where having a show remain on the air for two seasons is considered a success, what Days has achieved is extraordinary.”

Last month, Salke hinted that a renewal was imminent, telling TVLine, “We’ve been really happy with the show. I’ve been over there seeing Ken [Corday, executive producer] and the team and the new writers. They’re an incredible group and we love the show. They got a [ratings] bump in the fall for their 50th anniversary. There’s a creative resurgence and exciting storytelling going on right now.”