2017 Contract Changes:

Contract Arrivals: (2)

1/17- Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) (return)
1/17- Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels)

Contract Departures: (1)

1/9- Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels)

January Episode Rankings. Here's how many episodes each actor has appeared in this month (1/1/17-1/31/17), out of a total of 20 episodes. Ties are noted with an asterisk.

Rank. Actor (Character) # of Episodes
1. Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) 12
2. Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez) 11
*. Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) 11
4. Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady) 10
*. Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane) 10
*. Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady) 10
*. Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera) 10
*. Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) 10
*. Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson) 10
10. Camila Banus (Gabi Hernandez) 9
11. Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans-8/Hattie Adams-3) 8
*. Marci Miller (Abigail DiMera) 8
13. Christopher Sean (Paul Narita) 7
14. Brandon Beemer (Shawn Brady) 6
*. Casey Moss (J.J. Deveraux) 6
*. Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera) 6
*. Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver) 6
*. Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) 6
*. Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) 6
20. Patrika Darbo (Nancy Wesley) 5
*. Vivian Jovanni (Ciara Brady) 5
*. Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady) 5
*. James Lastovic (Joey Johnson) 5
*. Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) 5
*. Aaron D. Spears (Lt. Raines) 5
*. Greg Vaughan (Eric Brady) 5
27. Cara & Sienna Gwartz (Holly) 4
*. Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera) 4
*. Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) 4
*. A Martinez (Eduardo Hernandez) 4
*. Vanessa Williams (Valerie Grant) 4
32. Christie Clark (Carrie Reed) 3
*. Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) 3
*. Lauren Letherer (Coco) 3
*. James Reynolds (Abe Carver) 3
*. Sal Stowers (Lani Price) 3
*. Harper & Sydnee Udell (Arianna Horton) 3
*. Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins (Sheila) 3
*. Craig Welzbacher (Myron Raditz) 3
40. John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis) 2
*. Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis) 2
*. Gabrielle Haugh (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Meredith Scott Lynn (Anne Milbauer) 2
*. Martha Madison (Belle Brady) 2
*. Austin Peck (Austin Reed) 2
*. Suzanne Rogers (Maggie Kiriakis) 2
*. Paige Searcy (Jade Michaels) 2
*. Charles Shaughnessy (Shane Donovan) 2
*. Elowen & Willow S. (Thomas Deveraux) 2
50. Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) 1
*. Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Horton) 1
*. Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie Williams) 1
*. Josh Taylor (Roman Brady) 1
Contract actors not appearing this month:
Drake Hogestyn (John Black)
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady)
Credited guest stars appearing in less than 5 episodes:
Alisa Allapach (Annabelle)
Crystal Allen (Mother)
Marilyn Camacho (Prison Officer Ortiz)
Martin William Harris (Czech Police Officer)
Steve Hart (Stefano Look-alike)
Lexi Johnson (Alana)
Robert Mammana (Detective Mena)
Jeffrey Markle (Chet)
Sherida Mulrowe (Fortune Teller)
Derick Neikirk (Hit Man)
Mike Ostroski (Detective Carp)
Maria Tornberg (Agent Reznik)