Those Pesky Preemptions: "Days of Our Lives" has been preempted a total of 327 times since 1965.
Decade-By-Decade: Here are the preemption totals by decade: 1960s: 39; 1970s: 71; 1980s: 28; 1990s: 68; 2000s: 74; 2010s: 47.
Daily Dose: Thursday leads the pack with 109 preemptions, followed by: Friday (68), Monday (59), Tuesday (46) and Wednesday (45).
Year-By-Year: 1973 leads with 25 preemptions, followed by 2012 with 17 preemptions and 2004 with 16 preemptions and 1995 with 14 preemptions. The rest: 11 times (1968, 1969); 10 times (1967, 1971, 1972, 2001); 9 times (1994, 2010); 8 times (1975, 1999, 2003, 2013); 7 times (1981, 1998, 2006, 2009, 2014); 6 times (1970, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2011); 5 times (1966, 2005, 2008); 4 times (1974, 1976, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2007); 3 times (1985, 1986, 1987); 2 times (1965, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1988); 1 time (1977, 1979, 1982, 1983).
That's 1PM, Pacific: "Days" has been preempted 11 times in recent years due to sporting events that were aired in the 1PM time slot in the Pacific Time Zone: 11/25/93, 5/30/94, 11/27/97, 12/25/97, 12/25/00, 12/25/06, 9/3/07, 9/1/08, 9/7/09, 9/6/10 and 9/5/11. Eastern Time Zone affiliates aired filler programming on these dates.
Special Notes:
11/8/65 Episode # 1 time slot premiere: 2:00-2:30PM
12/26/72 Episode # 1797 is aired a day after Episode # 1798 due to a December 19 preemption and the fact "Days" wanted to air its Christmas episode on Christmas Day
11/15/74 Vice Presidential candidate Nelson Rockefeller's Senate Hearing cancels episode # 2262 for most of the nation since a one-hour trial episode is set to air on 11/20/74 and the episode could not be pushed back to the next day
11/20/74 Episode # 2265: one-hour trial episode
4/21/75 Episode # 2367: time slot change & expansion to one-hour: 1:30-2:30PM
3/29/77 Episode # 2865: half-hour episode due to a special one-hour "The Doctors"
3/5/79 Episode # 3367: time slot change: 1:00-2:00PM
11/27/86 Episode # 5364A: A special Thanksgiving Day insert episode, including many flashbacks celebrating "Days" 21st anniversary
1/10/92 Episode # 6680A: "One Stormy Night" primetime special: 8:00-9:00PM
2/26/93 Episode # 6970A: "Night Sins" primetime special: 8:00-9:00PM
2/2/94 Episodes # 7208 and # 7209 combined and edited into one episode due to 1/17/94 preemption and upcoming 2/4/94 primetime special
2/4/94 Episode # 7211A: "Winter Heat" primetime special: 8:00-9:00PM
7/8/94 Episode # 7315 aired in primetime: 9:00-10:00PM due to OJ Simpson trial preemptions
7/8/94 Episode # 7316 aired in primetime: 10:00-11:00PM due to OJ Simpson trial preemptions
1/3/00 Episode # 8706 was repeated after airing 12/31/99, most likely due to the expected low viewership on the last day of the Millennium.
11/23/12 Episode # 8067 (originally aired 6/24/97) was repeated due to the cancellation of the NHL game scheduled to air.
1/1/13 Originally scheduled as a preemption for the NHL Winter Classic, a new episode aired on this date.
Preemption Reason Totals: Tennis leads the way with 62 preemptions; followed by: Football (47); Breaking News Events (39; if including Watergate, Space Reports & Funerals, then the total is 84); Baseball (36); Olympics (24); Watergate Hearings (20); Space Reports (18); National Dog Show (12); O.J. Simpson Trial (10); Presidential Inaugurations (10); Tournament of Roses Parade (9; half-hour split with other half-hour specials on 6 occassions); PGA Golf (8); NHL Hockey (7); Drama Specials (5); Funerals (5); Political Conventions (4); Movies (4); Basketball (3); Children's Specials (3); Interview Specials (3); Comedy Special (1); NASCAR Race (1), Repeated Episode (2).
Details, Please: Below is a list of each preemption since 1965 and its reason. There have been 196 scheduled preemptions and 131 unscheduled special preemptions (all baseball preemptions are considered unscheduled due to the possibility of rainouts, in which case "Days" would air in its place).
 
Date                   Reason
Thu. 11/25/65      NCAA FOOTBALL: OKLAHOMA VS. NEBRASKA
Wed. 12/15/65    GEMINI 6 & 7 RENDEZVOUS COVERAGE
Thu. 3/17/66       GEMINI TITAN 8 PRESS CONFERENCE
Thu. 6/16/66       SURVEYOR LUNAR MISSION PRESS CONFERENCE
Tue. 7/12/66       ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME
Fri. 11/11/66       GEMINI 12 COVERAGE (AGENA TARGET VEHICLE LAUNCH)
Tue. 11/15/66     GEMINI 12 RETURN/SPLASHDOWN
Mon. 1/2/67        SUGAR BOWL: NEBRASKA VS. ALABAMA
Mon. 4/24/67      GENERAL WESTMORELAND SPEECH ON VIETNAM
Wed. 4/26/67      SVETLANA STALIN PRESS CONFERENCE
Fri. 6/9/67           MIDDLE EAST CRISIS NEWS
Wed. 10/4/67      WORLD SERIES GAME 1: ST. LOUIS VS. BOSTON
Thu. 10/5/67       WORLD SERIES GAME 2: ST. LOUIS VS. BOSTON
Mon. 10/9/67      WORLD SERIES GAME 4: ST. LOUIS VS. BOSTON
Wed. 10/11/67    WORLD SERIES GAME 6: ST. LOUIS VS. BOSTON
Thu. 10/12/67    WORLD SERIES GAME 7: ST. LOUIS VS. BOSTON
Thu . 11/23/67   AFL FOOTBALL: OAKLAND VS. KANSAS CITY
Mon. 1/1/68       SUGAR BOWL: LSU VS. WYOMING
Thu. 3/21/68     NELSON ROCKEFELLER DROPS OUT OF PRESIDENTIAL RACE
Tue. 4/9/68       DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FUNERAL
Thu . 6/6/68      ROBERT F. KENNEDY ASSASSINATION
Wed. 8/28/68     DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION: THIRD SESSION
Wed. 10/2/68     WORLD SERIES GAME 1: DETROIT VS. ST. LOUIS
Thu. 10/3/68      WORLD SERIES GAME 2: DETROIT VS. ST. LOUIS
Mon. 10/7/68     WORLD SERIES GAME 4: DETROIT VS. ST. LOUIS
Wed. 10/9/68     WORLD SERIES GAME 6: DETROIT VS. ST. LOUIS
Thu. 10/10/68    WORLD SERIES GAME 7: DETROIT VS. ST. LOUIS
Thu. 11/28/68   AFL FOOTBALL: HOUSTON VS. KANSAS CITY
Wed. 1/1/69      SUGAR BOWL: GEORGIA VS. ARKANSAS
Mon. 1/20/69    PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON INAUGURATION DAY
Thu. 3/6/69       APOLLO IX SPACE WALK
Mon. 7/21/69    APOLLO 11 COVERAGE OF MOON TAKEOFF
Wed. 7/23/69    ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME (postponed from 7/22/69)
Thu. 7/24/69     APOLLO 11 RETURN/SPLASHDOWN
Mon. 10/6/69     NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: ATLANTA VS. NEW YORK
Tue .10/14/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 3: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Wed. 10/15/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 4: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Thu . 10/16/69   WORLD SERIES GAME 5: BALTIMORE VS. NEW YORK
Thu. 11/27/69    AFL FOOTBALL: DENVER VS. KANSAS CITY
Fri. 4/17/70       APOLLO 13 LANDING
Mon. 10/5/70     AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: BALTIMORE VS. MINNESOTA
Tue .10/13/70    WORLD SERIES GAME 3: BALTIMORE VS. CINCINNATI
Wed. 10/14/70   WORLD SERIES GAME 4: BALTIMORE VS. CINCINNATI
Thu . 10/15/70   WORLD SERIES GAME 5: BALTIMORE VS. CINCINNATI
Thu. 11/26/70    NFL FOOTBALL: OAKLAND VS. DETROIT
Fri. 2/5/71          APOLLO 14 MOON WALK
Fri. 7/30/71        APOLLO 15 MOON LANDING
Mon. 10/4/71     AMERICAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 2: OAKLAND VS. BALTIMORE
Tue. 10/5/71      NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: SAN FRANCISCO VS. PITTSBURGH
Wed. 10/6/71     NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 4: SAN FRANCISCO VS. PITTSBURGH
Mon. 10/11/71   WORLD SERIES GAME 2: BALTIMORE VS. PITTSBURGH
Tue. 10/12/71    WORLD SERIES GAME 3: BALTIMORE VS. PITTSBURGH
Thu. 10/14/71    WORLD SERIES GAME 5: BALTIMORE VS. PITTSBURGH
Thu .11/25/71   NFL FOOTBALL: KANSAS CITY VS. DETROIT
Fri. 12/31/71     GATOR BOWL: GEORGIA VS. NORTH CAROLINA
Fri. 4/21/72       APOLLO 16 LAUNCH
Thu. 4/27/72     APOLLO 16 RETURN/SPLASHDOWN
Mon. 8/21/72    REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION: FIRST SESSION
Tue. 8/22/72     REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION: SECOND SESSION
Tue. 10/10/72   AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: OAKLAND VS. DETROIT
Wed. 10/11/72   AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 4: OAKLAND VS. DETROIT
Thu. 10/12/72   AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 5: OAKLAND VS. DETROIT
Thu .11/23/72    NFL FOOTBALL: NEW YORK JETS VS. DETROIT
Tue. 12/19/72    APOLLO 17 RETURN/SPLASHDOWN
Wed. 12/27/72    PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN FUNERAL
Wed. 1/24/73      PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON FUNERAL
Thu. 5/17/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 5/18/73        WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 5/22/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 5/23/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu. 5/24/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 6/5/73       WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 6/12/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 6/25/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue . 6/26/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 6/27/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu 6/28/73     WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 6/29/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 7/11/73   WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 7/16/73   WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Thu . 7/19/73   WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue . 7/24/73   WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Fri. 7/27/73       WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Wed. 8/1/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 8/6/73      WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Tue. 9/25/73    WATERGATE SENATE HEARINGS
Mon. 10/8/73   NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Tue. 10/9/73    NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 4: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Wed. 10/10/73  NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 5: NEW YORK VS. CINCINNATI
Thu. 11/22/73   CHILDREN'S SPECIAL: ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Fri. 3/15/74       RICHARD NIXON SPEECH ABOUT NOT RESIGNING
Tue. 10/8/74      AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 3: OAKLAND VS. BALTIMORE
Wed. 10/9/74     AMERICAN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS GAME 4: OAKLAND VS. BALTIMORE
Thu. 11/28/74    NFL FOOTBALL: DENVER VS. DETROIT
Wed. 1/1/75       CHILDREN'S SPECIAL: CIRCUS TOWN
Mon. 1/6/75       HOW TO SURVIVE A MARRIAGE ONE-HOUR TRIAL EPISODE
Tue. 1/21/75     GERALD FORD GAS RATIONING NEWS CONFERENCE
Thu. 1/23/75     THE DOCTORS ONE-HOUR TRIAL EPISODE
Fri. 4/18/75       DRAMA: FIRST LADIES' DIARIES: RACHEL JACKSON
Thu. 9/25/75     INTERVIEWS: BARBARA WALTERS VISITS THE ROYAL LOVERS
Thu. 10/23/75    DRAMA: FIRST LADIES' DIARIES: MARTHA WASHINGTON
Thu. 11/27/75    MOVIE: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
Thu . 1/1/76      TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & COMEDY: FULL HOUSE
Tue. 1/20/76     DRAMA: FIRST LADIES' DIARIES: EDITH BOLLING WILSON
Thu. 7/15/76     DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION: FOURTH SESSION
Thu. 11/25/76   NFL FOOTBALL: BUFFALO VS. DETROIT
Thu . 1/20/77    PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER INAUGURATION DAY
Mon. 1/2/78      TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE
Thu. 11/23/78    NFL FOOTBALL: DENVER VS. DETROIT
Tue . 10/23/79   INTERVIEWS: WOMEN LIKE US
Tue. 1/1/80        TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE
Wed. 1/23/80      INTERVIEWS: WOMEN LIKE US
Thu .1/1/81        TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE
Tue. 1/20/81      PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN INAUGURATION DAY
Tue. 4/14/81      COLUMBIA SPACE SHUTTLE LANDING
Tue . 10/6/81     ANWAR SADAT ASSASSINATION
Wed. 10/7/81      N.L. WEST PLAYOFFS GAME 2: LOS ANGELES VS. HOUSTON
Mon. 10/19/81    N.L. PLAYOFFS GAME 5: LOS ANGELES VS. MONTREAL
Thu. 11/26/81     NFL FOOTBALL: KANSAS CITY VS. DETROIT
Fri. 1/1/82           TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & FIESTA BOWL: PENN STATE VS. USC
Thu. 11/24/83     NFL FOOTBALL: PITTSBURGH VS. DETROIT
Mon. 1/2/84        TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & FIESTA BOWL: OHIO ST. VS. PITTSBURGH
Tue. 8/21/84       GERALDINE FERRARO PRESS CONFERENCE ABOUT FINANCES
Tue. 1/1/85         TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & FIESTA BOWL: MIAMI VS. UCLA
Mon. 1/21/85      PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN INAUGURATION DAY
Thu. 11/28/85    NFL FOOTBALL: NEW YORK JETS VS. DETROIT
Wed. 1/1/86        FIESTA BOWL: MICHIGAN VS. NEBRASKA
Tue. 1/28/86      CHALLENGER SPACE SHUTTLE EXPLOSION
Fri. 7/4/86          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 1/1/87        TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & CARTOON: KISSYFUR
Fri. 7/3/87          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/26/87    NFL FOOTBALL: KANSAS CITY VS. DETROIT
Fri. 1/1/88          TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE & FIESTA BOWL: NEBRASKA VS. FLORIDA STATE
Fri. 7/1/88          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 1/2/89       HALL OF FAME BOWL: SYRACUSE VS. LSU
Fri. 1/20/89        PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH INAUGURATION DAY
Fri. 7/7/89          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/23/89   NFL FOOTBALL: CLEVELAND VS. DETROIT
Mon. 1/1/90    HALL OF FAME BOWL: AUBURN VS. OHIO STATE
Wed. 7/4/90    WIMBLEDON TENNIS QUARTERFINALS
Fri. 7/6/90       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/22/90 NFL FOOTBALL: DENVER VS. DETROIT
Tue. 1/1/91     HALL OF FAME BOWL: CLEMSON VS. ILLINOIS
Wed. 1/9/91     GULF WAR NEWS
Thu. 1/17/91    GULF WAR NEWS
Thu. 7/4/91      WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/5/91        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Tue. 10/15/91  CLARENCE THOMAS SUPREME COURT CONFIRMATION HEARING
Wed. 1/1/92     HALL OF FAME BOWL: OHIO STATE VS. SYRACUSE
Thu. 7/2/92      WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/3/92        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/26/92  NFL FOOTBALL: HOUSTON VS. DETROIT
Fri. 1/1/93        COTTON BOWL: NOTRE DAME VS. TEXAS A&M
Wed. 1/20/93   PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON INAUGURATION DAY
Mon. 4/19/93    WACO, TEXAS COMPOUND SIEGE ENDS
Thu. 7/1/93       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri.  7/2/93        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu . 11/25/93  NFL FOOTBALL: MIAMI VS. DALLAS (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Mon. 1/17/94     LOS ANGELES EARTHQUAKE
Mon. 5/30/94     NBA BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: NEW YORK VS. INDIANA (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 6/30/94      WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/1/94           WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Tue. 7/5/94        O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Wed. 7/6/94       O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Thu. 7/7/94        O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Fri. 7/8/94          O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Thu .11/24/94    NFL FOOTBALL: BUFFALO VS. DETROIT
Mon. 1/2/95       COTTON BOWL: TEXAS TECH VS. USC
Mon. 1/23/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Tue . 1/24/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Wed. 1/25/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Thu . 1/26/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Mon. 1/30/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL
Fri. 3/3/95           BILL CLINTON SPEECH ON BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT DEFEAT
Wed. 4/19/95      OKLAHOMA CITY FEDERAL BUILDING BOMBING
Mon. 7/3/95        WIMBLEDON TENNIS FOURTH ROUND
Tue. 7/4/95        WIMBLEDON TENNIS QUARTERFINALS
Thu. 7/6/95        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/7/95          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Tue. 10/3/95      O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL VERDICT
Thu. 11/23/95    NFL FOOTBALL: MINNESOTA VS. DETROIT
Mon. 1/1/96       GATOR BOWL: CLEMSON VS. SYRACUSE
Thu. 7/4/96        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/5/96          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/28/96   NFL FOOTBALL: KANSAS CITY VS. DETROIT
Wed. 1/1/97      GATOR BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA VS. WEST VIRGINIA
Mon. 1/20/97    PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON INAUGURATION DAY
Thu. 7/3/97       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/4/97         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/27/97   NFL FOOTBALL: TENNESSEE VS. DALLAS (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 12/25/97   NBA BASKETBALL: HOUSTON VS. UTAH (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 1/1/98      GATOR BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA VS. VIRGINIA TECH
Thu. 7/2/98      WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/3/98         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 9/11/98       STARR REPORT ABOUT BILL CLINTON RELEASED
Mon. 9/21/98    BILL CLINTON TESTIMONY ON VIDEOTAPE DELAY
Thu. 10/29/98   JOHN GLENN RETURNS TO SPACE ON DISCOVERY SHUTTLE
Thu. 11/26/98   MOVIE: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Fri 1/1/99          GATOR BOWL: GEORGIA TECH. VS. NOTRE DAME
Thu. 1/7/99       BILL CLINTON SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Thu. 1/14/99     BILL CLINTON SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Tue. 1/19/99     BILL CLINTON SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Wed. 1/27/99     BILL CLINTON SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Thu. 7/1/99       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/2/99         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/25/99   MOVIE: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Mon. 1/3/00      REPEAT OF EPISODE # 8706 (OAD: 12/31/99, due to Millennium)
Thu. 7/6/00       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/7/00         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/23/00   MOVIE: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
Mon. 12/11/00   FLORIDA STATE PRESIDENTIAL VOTE RE-COUNT
Mon. 12/25/00   NBA BASKETBALL: ORLANDO VS. INDIANA (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Mon. 1/1/01       GATOR BOWL: CLEMSON VS. VIRGINIA TECH
Mon. 7/2/01        WIMBLEDON TENNIS (OVERRUN)
Thu. 7/5/01        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/6/01          WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 7/9/01       WIMBLEDON TENNIS FINALS (OVERRUN)
Tue. 9/11/01      9/11 CONTINUOUS COVERAGE
Wed. 9/12/01     9/11 CONTINUOUS COVERAGE
Thu. 9/13/01     9/11 CONTINUOUS COVERAGE
Fri. 9/14/01       9/11 CONTINUOUS COVERAGE
Fri. 11/23/01     NASCAR WINSTON CUP NEW HAMPSHIRE 300
Tue. 1/1/02       GATOR BOWL: FLORIDA STATE VS. VIRGINIA TECH
Mon. 2/18/02    WINTER OLYMPICS: MEN'S ICE HOCKEY: USA VS. BELARUS
Thu. 7/4/02       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri.  7/5/02        WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Wed. 9/11/02    9/11 ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTES
Thu. 11/28/02  NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Wed. 1/1/03     GATOR BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA STATE VS. NOTRE DAME
Tue. 2/4/03      COLUMBIA SPACE SHUTTLE MEMORIAL SERVICE
Thu. 3/20/03    IRAQ WAR NEWS
Fri. 3/21/03      IRAQ WAR NEWS
Wed. 4/9/03     IRAQ WAR NEWS
Thu. 7/3/03       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/4/03         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/27/03   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Thu . 1/1/04      GATOR BOWL: MARYLAND VS. WEST VIRGINIA
Fri. 5/7/04         DONALD RUMSFELD SENATE TESTIMONY
Fri. 6/11/04       PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN FUNERAL
Thu. 7/1/04       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/2/04         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 8/16/04    SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 3
Tue. 8/17/04     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 4
Wed. 8/18/04    SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 5
Thu. 8/19/04     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 6
Fri. 8/20/04       SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 7
Mon. 8/23/04    SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 10
Tue. 8/24/04     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 11
Wed. 8/25/04    SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 12
Thu. 8/26/04     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 13
Fri. 8/27/04       SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 14
Thu. 11/25/04   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Thu. 1/20/05     PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH INAUGURATION DAY
Fri. 6/3/05         FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS (OVERRUN)
Thu. 6/30/05     WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/1/05         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 11/24/05   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Mon. 1/2/06      GATOR BOWL: LOUISVILLE VS. VIRGINIA TECH
Mon. 2/20/06    WINTER OLYMPICS: WOMEN'S HOCKEY GOLD MEDAL: CANADA VS. SWEDEN
Thu. 7/6/06       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/7/06         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Wed. 11/8/06    DONALD RUMSFELD RESIGNATION NEWS CONFERENCE
Thu. 11/23/06   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Mon. 12/25/06  FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 7/5/07       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/6/07         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 9/3/07      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 11/22/07   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Tue. 1/1/08       NHL WINTER CLASSIC: PITTSBURGH VS. BUFFALO
Thu. 7/3/08       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/4/08         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 9/1/08      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 11/27/08   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Thu. 1/1/09       NHL WINTER CLASSIC: DETROIT VS. CHICAGO
Tue. 1/20/09     PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA INAUGURATION DAY
Thu. 7/2/09       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/3/09         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Tue. 7/7/09       MICHAEL JACKSON MEMORIAL
Mon. 9/7/09      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 11/26/09   NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Fri. 1/1/10         NHL WINTER CLASSIC: BOSTON VS. PHILADELPHIA
Mon. 2/15/10    WINTER OLYMPICS
Thu. 5/27/10     OIL SPILL PRESS CONFERENCE
Fri. 6/4/10        FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 7/1/10       WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/2/10         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 9/6/10      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Wed. 11/3/10    ELECTION DAY RESULTS PRESS CONFERENCE
Thu. 11/25/10    NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Fri. 6/3/11         FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 6/30/11      WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri. 7/1/11         WIMBLEDON TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 9/5/11       PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP (Pacific Time Zone start time)
Thu. 11/24/11    NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Fri. 11/25/11     NHL HOCKEY: BOSTON VS. DETROIT
Mon. 1/2/12      NHL WINTER CLASSIC: NEW YORK VS. PHILADELPHIA
Tue. 3/6/12       PRESIDENT OBAMA PRESS CONFERENCE
Fri. 6/8/12         FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 7/30/12     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 3
Tue. 7/31/12      SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 4
Wed. 8/1/12      SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 5
Thu. 8/2/12        SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 6
Fri. 8/3/12         SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 7
Mon. 8/6/12      SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 10
Tue. 8/7/12       SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 11
Wed. 8/8/12     SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 12
Thu. 8/9/12      SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 13
Fri. 8/10/12      SUMMER OLYMPICS: DAY 14
Mon. 9/3/12      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP
Thu. 11/22/12    NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Fri. 11/23/12     REPEAT OF EPISODE # 8067 (OAD: 6/24/97, due to cancellation of NHL game)
Fri. 12/14/12     CONNECTICUT SCHOOL SHOOTING NEWS COVERAGE
Mon. 1/21/13    PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA INAUGURATION DAY
Fri. 4/19/13      BOSTON BOMBER MANHUNT
Mon. 5/27/13    FRENCH OPEN TENNIS
Thu.  6/6/13      FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri.   6/7/13       FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Mon. 9/2/13      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP
Thu. 11/28/13    NATIONAL DOG SHOW
Fri. 11/29/13     NHL HOCKEY: NEW YORK AT BOSTON
Wed. 1/1/14      NHL WINTER CLASSIC: TORONTO VS. DETROIT
Thu. 2/20/14     WINTER OLYMPICS: WOMEN'S HOCKEY GOLD MEDAL MATCH
Mon. 5/26/14    FRENCH OPEN TENNIS
Thu.  6/5/14      FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Fri.   6/6/14       FRENCH OPEN TENNIS SEMIFINALS
Thu. 7/17/14      MALAYSIAN AIRLINES CRASH
Mon. 9/1/14      PGA GOLF: DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP