The sand appears to be leaking out of the hourglass.
TVLine has learned exclusively that the producers of Days of Our Lives have released the entire cast from their contracts, with the venerable soap set to go on an indefinite hiatus at month’s end. While the NBC sudser has not been cancelled, the unprecedented — and decidedly ominous — move comes at a precarious time for ratings-challenged Days and the vanishing soap genre as a whole. It also comes as Sony Pictures Television and NBC are in negotiations to renew series.
This was the only soap my mother ever watched and for those who remember the old shows my father served with Mcdonald Carey as a gunner aboard a B25 during WW2 in the south pacific