Posted tagged ‘Casting’

Kasting News

February 15, 2017

And yes, that “K” is a hint…

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Spoiler About Upcoming Actor Appearance

February 3, 2017

This one’s coming up soon, so definitely don’t click if you don’t want to be spoiled…

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2016 Year-End Episode Rankings

January 4, 2017

As he does every year (and has done for pretty much every year of the show’s history, amazingly), Jason47 has just released his year-end rankings for 2016, showing how many episodes each character and actor appeared in. I don’t want to repost the info here because it’s his hard work and he deserves the clicks, but I always find this stuff fascinating and thought some of you might want to check it out, too. As seems to be the norm with Days, these lists — especially the year-end counts — give a good indication of how chaotic the show was over the course of the past year. A lot of the contract cast arrivals from 2016 are also listed under contract cast departures, and a bunch of the departures have either already returned or are about to.

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A few interesting tidbits from the year-end list, though:

  • Rafe was the most-appearing character, and Galen Gering the most-appearing actor, with 122 out of 244 episodes. I guess it does say something that the most-seen character was still only in 50% of episodes, but good grief. What did he even do this year besides tail Hope around or mope over her?
  • The top ten, aside from Rafe in the #1 spot, indicates a pretty decent 2016 version of Days of Our Lives. Hope, Nicole, Kayla, Steve, Victor, even Brady — these are all characters who should be at the core of the show and on a lot.
  • Ciara was only in 91 episodes? It felt like 500!
  • Deimos was on way too damn much.
  • Susan Seaforth Hayes getting 32 episodes in her sixth decade on the show! Love it.

If you’re as big a nerd as me and interested in checking this out, I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Actress Departing

December 21, 2016

Talk about a Christmas miracle.

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Casting News Roundup

December 15, 2016

All sorts of casting tidbits to report today. Info behind the cut for the spoiler-averse…

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Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls

November 29, 2016

Truly strange, yet amusing, casting news that pertains to the very near future behind the cut…

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Actress Returning for Visit

November 17, 2016

Surprisingly good news! Go behind the cut to find out who it is…

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