‘Days of our Lives’ Episode Guide (Oct. 22): Sami Gets a Shocking Visitor

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‘Days of our Lives’ Episode Guide (Oct. 22): Sami Gets a Shocking Visitor

The following is a synopsis of today’s (October 22, 2014) all-new episode of “Days of our Lives.” To watch, be sure to check local NBC listings for the time period in your market.

Episode synopsis: Sami (Alison Sweeney) gets an unexpected visitor that will forever change her life; Kristen (Eileen Davidson) and Brady’s (Eric Martsolf) relationship is put to the test, but she eventually scores a major victory; Eve (Kassie DePaiva) tells Theresa (Jen Lilley) that Kristen is trying to take her down; Clyde (James Read) makes a shocking accusation against Jordan (Chrishell Stause).

“Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.” For over one-third of a century, those words have introduced and underscored one of daytime drama’s rare mainstays. NBC’s “Days of our Lives” first premiered as a half-hour drama in 1965 and expanded to an hour 10 years later. Today, it remains a favorite among viewers of daytime television serials.

In its 47 years, “Days of our Lives” has garnered 215 Daytime Emmy nominations and 32 wins, as well as multiple Soap Opera Digest and People’s Choice Awards. The show’s success derives from its consistent commitment to excellence in writing and storytelling – supported by a diverse ensemble of performers – and an uncanny knack for anticipating viewer interests. With its mix of classic genre traditions and groundbreaking narratives reflecting modern life, “Days of our Lives” remains a perennial favorite among viewers of all ages.

“Days of our Lives” is set in the fictitious Midwestern town of Salem. The core families are the Bradys, the Hortons, and the DiMeras, and the multi-layered storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy and drama.

“Days of our Lives” is produced by Corday Productions Inc. in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is executive producer, with co-executive producers Greg Meng and Lisa De Cazotte. Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell are the head writing team.

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