Days Not Canceled to Make Room for Megyn Kelly


News broke today that should give fans of “Days of Our Lives” (Days) hope that the NBC sudser is safe from the upcoming arrival of Megyn Kelly’s news show.

No More Tomorrow for the Third Hour of Today

Kelly’s show, which is still in development, will occupy the time slot currently home to the hour of “Today” hosted by Tamron Hall and Al Roker, reported

“We’re told Kelly will take over either the 9 a.m. hour from Tamron Hall and Al Roker or will replace Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford,” quoted Page Six as saying, according to an unnamed insider.

“Everybody assumed that she would kill that show,” he said. “And that’s a bad assumption. It’s still too early to know where she’s going to be in daytime. And we have a lot of news hours in daytime, so there’s some flexibility,” said NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt.

We’re Still Not Saying, “I Told You So”

Soap Cities doesn’t want to count our chickens before they hatch or jinx anything. But we’ve written of why Days is safe in spite of the soon-to-be Kelly-helmed news hour.

Check back with Soap Cities for more on preemptive actions fans can take to make doubly sure that NBC knows how many people adore Days and want it around for a long time to come.

For now, let us take heart in this good news for our Salem family. Let’s also wish Hall and Roker the best in the future endeavors we’re sure they’ll have they’re pick of.

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Akbi Khan has been watching and loving soap operas for 31 years and writing about them for the last four. She also loves sitcoms; musicals; laughter; going dancing; spending time with family and friends; fighting for animal rights, ethical environmental stewardship, civil liberties preservation, and LGBTQ rights; and evolving along a spiritual path. She has a Master’s in rhetoric and composition. Akbi is 39 years old and lives in Ellicott City, Maryland.

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