"Days of Our Lives" celebrates its 10,000th episode on Monday, February 21, 2005. Original cast member Frances Reid (Alice) will open and close the show to camera. The actress, who appeared in the very first episode of the daytime drama, will thank viewers for watching. In addition, executive producer Ken Corday, the son of the late Ted and Betty Corday, the creators of "Days of Our Lives", will appear as Judge Shay at Billie Reed's arraignment. Corday's character has the same last name as his mother. Betty Corday's maiden name was Shay. Corday last appeared on "Days" in 1978 as the character of Ken.

BURBANK, Calif. -- February 8, 2005 -- NBC's "Days of our Lives," which turns 40 this November, first premiered as a half-hour drama in 1965 and expanded to an hour 10 years later. Today, it remains a consistent favorite among viewers of daytime television serials. In fact, "Days of our Lives" is tied for No. 1 in the key demographic of women 18-49 for the 2004-2005 season to date. In the valuable women 18-34 demographic, "Days" is No. 1 outright for the season and has been #1 for 491 of the last 494 weeks (every week but three over the past nine and a half years). It is the powerhouse of NBC's soap opera lineup and a true classic in television history.
"Days of Our Lives" 10,000th Episode Party Cast Picture

FRONT ROW (left to right): Judi Evans (Bonnie), Christopher Gerse (Will), Ashley Benson (Abigail), Peggy McCay (Caroline), Renee Jones (Lexie), Lauren Koslow (Kate), Alison Sweeney (Sami), Kristian Alfonso (Hope), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Frances Reid (Alice), executive producer Ken Corday (Judge Shay), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Melissa Reeves (Jennifer), Arianne Zuker (Nicole), Heather Lindell (Jan), Martha Madison (Belle), Farah Fath (Mimi), John Aniston (Victor), Tanya Boyd (Celeste).
BACK ROW (left to right): John Ingle (Mickey), Josh Taylor (Roman), Daphne Bloomer (Eugenia), Frank Parker (Grandpa Shawn), Patrika Darbo (Nancy; face obscured behind Lauren Koslow); Bryan Dattilo (Lucas), Julie Pinson (Billie), Peter Reckell (Bo), Drake Hogestyn (John), Kyle Lowder (Brady), Deidre Hall (Marlena), Brody Hutzler (Patrick), Bill Hayes (Doug), Steve Blackwood (Bart), Matthew Ashford (Jack), Jason Cook (Shawn), Kyle Brandt (Philip).
MISSING FROM PHOTO: Mandy Musgrave (Chelsea), Thaao Penghlis (Tony), James Reynolds (Abe), Eric Winter (Rex).


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