Ken Corday’s announcement months ago has finally been made official – Days of Our Lives has been renewed for its 56th season, consistent with Deadline.
The months long holdup in negotiations involved coming to a affect Sony Pictures Television. They were looking to regulate the show’s business model, which involves international sales. Doing so would help keep the show within the black.
All parties maintain there was never talk about cancellation and both the studio and therefore the network were committed to keeping DAYS on the air.