FIRST EPISODES...FIRST AIRDATES

Listed below are the episode numbers that each contract "Days" actor joined the show.

Suzanne Rogers (Maggie).........# 1946 8/20/73 (returned: # 9834, 6/14/04)
Deidre Hall (Marlena)................# 2667 6/21/76 (returned: # 11680, 9/26/11)
James Reynolds (Abe)..............# 4051 10/29/81 (returned: # 9822, 5/26/04)
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano).........# 4106 1/18/82 (returned: # 10883, 8/5/08)
Peggy McCay (Caroline)...........# 4381 2/7/83 (returned: # 9855, 7/15/04)
Kristian Alfonso (Hope).............# 4429 4/14/83 (returned: # 7276, 5/6/94)
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer).........# 5073 10/9/85 (returned: # 11459, 11/12/10)
Drake Hogestyn (John)............# 5148  1/24/86 (returned: # 12287, 3/4/14)
Alison Sweeney (Sami)...........# 6945 1/22/93
Lauren Koslow (Kate).............# 7704 1/25/96
Josh Taylor (Roman)..............# 8083 7/18/97 (returned: # 9821, 5/25/04)
Arianne Zucker (Nicole)..........# 8240 2/27/98 (returned: # 10796, 4/2/08)
James Scott (E.J.).................# 10325 5/30/06
Blake Berris (Nick)................# 10438 11/7/06 (returned: # 11905, 8/27/12)
Shawn Christian (Daniel)........# 10775 3/4/08
Galen Gering (Rafe)...............# 10945 10/31/08
Eric Martsolf (Brady)..............# 10954 11/13/08
Camila Banus (Gabi)..............# 11431 10/4/10
Kate Mansi (Abigail)...............# 11536 3/2/11
Freddie Smith (Sonny)............# 11616 6/23/11
Greg Vaughan (Eric)...............# 11960  11/13/12
Casey Moss (J.J.)..................# 12079   5/6/13
Jen Lilley (Theresa)................# 12118   7/3/13
Chrishell Stause (Jordan)........# 12149   8/15/13
Guy Wilson (Will)..................# 12249   1/8/14
Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden).........# 12259   1/22/14
Justin Gaston (Ben)...............# 12283   2/26/14
True O'Brien (Paige)...............# 12286   3/3/14
*(Return dates in parentheses).

COMPLETE CONTRACT STATUS

The following is a contract status report of all actors on contract. Note, these are the dates that the actors are contracted to the show. However, "Days" can decide to release them after every 13-week cycle. Information is based on when the actors signed contracts (most run for 4 years originally) and from soap magazines which list renewals. Note: all information may not be totally accurate due to lengths/renewals which go unreported.

Kristian Alfonso (Hope): April 2014
Camila Banus (Gabi): July 2014
Blake Berris (Nick): May 2014
Shawn Christian (Daniel): February 2015
Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden): September 2015
Justin Gaston (Ben): October 2017
Galen Gering (Rafe): September 2014
Deidre Hall (Marlena): July 2014
Drake Hogestyn (John): October 2015
Lauren Koslow (Kate): January 2015
Jen Lilley (Theresa): March 2017
Kate Mansi (Abigail): December 2014
Eric Martsolf (Brady): October 2014
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano): July 2014
Peggy McCay (Caroline): December 2014
Casey Moss (J.J.): January 2017
True O'Brien (Paige): October 2017
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer): September 2014
James Reynolds (Abe): January 2015
Suzanne Rogers (Maggie): June 2014
James Scott (E.J.): May 2014
Freddie Smith (Sonny): April 2015
Chrishell Stause (Jordan): April 2017
Alison Sweeney (Sami): December 2014
Josh Taylor (Roman): June 2014
Greg Vaughan (Eric): August 2016
Guy Wilson (Will): August 2015
Arianne Zucker (Nicole): March 2014