THE HOURGLASS KEEPS SPINNING AT PEACOCK: THE SECOND CHAPTER OF ORIGINAL SERIES "DAYS OF OUR LIVES: BEYOND SALEM" PREMIERES JULY 11.
Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs
Peacock recently announced a second chapter of the streamer's fan-favorite original series "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" with five all-new episodes premiering on July 11. New episodes will drop daily from July 11-15.
"Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" (Chapter 2) will feature the return of cherished Days supercouple Bo and Hope played by the iconic actors who originated the roles, Kristian Alfonso and Peter Reckell.
The second iteration of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" will also include plenty of familiar faces (both past and present) including Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Drake Hogestyn as John Black, Stephen Nichols as Steve "Patch" Johnson, Mary Beth Evans as Kayla Brady Johnson, Lucas Adams as Tripp Johnson, Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston, and Remington Hoffman as Li Shin.
In an epic, action-packed tale that spans the entire globe, from Monte Carlo to Hong Kong, beloved characters from "Days of our Lives" once again go "Beyond Salem" as they trade the comforts of home for an adventure of a lifetime. Over the course of five thrilling episodes, heartwarming family reunions take a dangerous turn as a mysterious adversary wreaks havoc on their lives.
The next chapter of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" is a story full of larger-than-life romance, jaw-dropping twists, and high-stakes drama and it all connects back to a plot that long-time "DOOL" fans will surely remember.
"We are beyond thrilled to be partnering with Peacock again to produce a second chapter of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem," said Executive Producer Ken Corday. "Being able to build off of the storylines from "Days of our Lives" to create another exciting series for the audience brings myself, the Corday Productions team, and the cast so much joy. I cannot wait for the fans to see what we have in store next!"
"Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem" is produced by Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive producer Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati serves as head writer.
"Peacock" is the exclusive streaming home to "Days of our Lives." The series airs weekdays on NBC.
Editor's Note: Photo from Peacock/NBC publicity.
OTHER TV NEWS:
THE "2022 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS" AIR MAY 15 ON NBC
The first round of performers taking the stage at the "2022 Billboard Music Awards" (BBMAs), have been announced.
The BBMAs will broadcast live coast-to-coast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 15 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on NBC and stream live on Peacock.
The BBMAs honors the year's most successful artists in 62 categories across all genres of music. The superstar lineup includes: Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Iconic rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will return to the BBMAs stage, 23 years after their 1999 performance, to showcase their timeless talent. Most recently the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their 12th studio album Unlimited Love, which landed them their first No. 1 Billboard 200 album in nearly 16 years.
Superstar Megan Thee Stallion will make her BBMAs performance debut with what promises to be a dynamic production. The 2021 Top Rap Female Artist winner is up for the same category this year.
Puerto Rican urban singer and songwriter Rauw Alejandro will make his BBMAs performance debut and is a finalist for four awards: Top Latin Artist, Top Latin Male Artist, Top Latin Album ("Vice Versa") and Top Latin Song ("Todo De Ti").
Burna Boy, the African Giant and Nigerian global superstar, will light up the stage with his unique blend of Afro-fusion music for his historic debut BBMAs performance.
Top Rap Female Artist finalist and breakout rapper Latto will perform on the BBMAs stage for the first time. Her Platinum hit single "Big Energy" reached No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100; the track also hit No. 1 on Top 40 Radio this week, making Latto the first female rapper to ever have a No. 1 record at Pop, Rhythm and Urban Radio with one single.
As previously announced, Mary J. Blige is this year's Billboard Icon Award recipient and will take the stage for a breathtaking performance. More information about the "2022 Billboard Music Awards," including additional performers, host, presenters and more will be announced in the coming weeks.
The "2022 Billboard Music Awards" is produced by MRC Live & Alternative. Robert Deaton is the executive producer.
Tickets to attend the show are open to the public. Prices per ticket start at $90 and are available for purchase Doors open at 6:30 P.M. (ET/PT).
For the latest news on the Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) visit billboardmusicawards.com and billboard.com/bbma.
Editor's Note: Information used in these articles obtained from Peacock/NBC publicity departments.