AUDIENCES who tuned in to Days Of Our Lives were shocked to learn that the show was not on its designated time slot.
The long-running soap opera is taking a brief hiatus and TV fans are curious as to why.
Is it Days Of Our Lives today?
Monday through Friday, Days of Our Lives typically airs at 1 pm ET on NBC.
However, Days’ scheduled programming was cut short due to another broadcast temporarily taking its place.
Starting Thursday, June 16, the fan-favorite soap opera will take a short hiatus.
The following week, viewers won’t have much to worry about.
The show is scheduled to return on Monday, June 20, and fans will have the opportunity to watch the mystery of Abigail Deveraux’s killer unfold.
Other storylines that DAYS fans are anticipating include the return of Abigail’s mother, Jennifer Horton, Chad finding Abby’s killer, and Tripp Dalton’s departure from Salem.
Why isn’t Days Of Our Lives on today?
Days Of Our Lives has paused its programming schedule due to the 2022 US Open Golf Championship taking over its time slot.
The golf event will last for four rounds and will be televised for four days.
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From Thursday June 16 to Sunday June 19 and impacts hours of TV time.
The first and second rounds air for three hours, while Saturday’s round takes over on NBC for eight hours.
Fans had mixed reactions regarding the brief interruption and took to social media to voice their opinions.
On Twitter, one viewer wrote: “Can someone remind me not to put the channel on today because it’s literally a knee jerk reaction?”
A second viewer tweeted: “Oh. So another days ahead of #Days. Because golf. You do realize there’s a whole golf channel for that right?”
“Just like there’s a tennis channel for last preference. @nbc I don’t get you.”
“There are no #mornings and Fridays, the golf channel doesn’t have its own network, so why in God’s name does #NBC have to cover it on Saturday and Sunday?” said another.
How can I watch DAYS?
While the show is on a short hiatus, fans can catch up on what they missed through the available streaming options.
Audiences can watch previous episodes on Hulu and Peacock.
DAYS’ regular programming schedule will return to the 1 pm ET time slot and continue to air daily Monday through Friday.
The popular telenovela has been on the air for almost 60 years and has premiered more than 14,000 episodes.
It was originally created by Ted Corday and his wife, Betty.