Days of Our Lives fans sitting shiva over news Alison Sweeney is exiting the soap, can cheer up some. NBC announced on Wednesday the almost 49-year-old serial has been renewed through 2016. In a released statement NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said:
Days of Our Lives continues to be a fan favorite for the daytime audience and we are thrilled to keep it going through its 50th season. Days has shown year-to-year increases in key female demographics and remains both relevant and fresh creatively due to the hard work of the producers, writers, cast and crew who have worked tirelessly to make Days the ratings success it is today.
Former “A” Teamer Shana (Aériel Miranda) came back to Rosewood. She told Emily (Shay Mitchell) that Alison (Sasha Pieterse) wanted to meet with her — only her.
Shana said she grew up in Atlanta, and was neighbors with Ali’s grandma. She was actually on Ali’s side the whole time, and was only using Jenna (Tammin Sursok) because they thought she was “A.” The other girls thought it was a trick, but Em believed her. READ MORE
On this week's Pretty Little Liars, an old member of the “A” Team returns to try and arrange a secret meeting between Alison (Sasha Pieterse) and Emily (Shay Mitchell) — Ali’s “favorite.” Spencer (Troian Bellisario) is suspicious because this is a former “A” loyalist (also, Alison seemed to hate them all equally).
Meanwhile, Aria (Lucy Hale) and Hanna (Ashley Benson) are both dealing with relationship drama, and all four girls still need to find Ali before “A” does.
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Rayna (Connie Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) are back in the same orbit this week on Nashville. The exes get closer after he agrees to help her write a new hit song.
Scarlett (Clare Bowen) and Gunnar’s (Sam Palladio) stars look like they’re on the rise when they get to work with guest stars Zac Brown Band and Rascal Flatts. Meanwhile, both Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) and her career are heading down the drain, after news of her scandalous affair breaks.
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With the TCA 2014 press tour came the announcement Downton Abbey would continue to air in January for its U.S run. PBS President Paula A. Kerger revealed her reasoning to The Wrap. Downton begins airing in the U.K. in September, and then finishes with a Christmas-day special. By having Downton premiere in January, it provides the cast time to promote the show in both markets. READ MORE