Days of Our Lives is the only soap opera currently running on NBC.
The show is struggling with ratings, as it ranks second to last among all daytime dramas. But it has a rich history of awards and success: it won the Daytime Emmy for Best Drama in 1978 and a Writers Guild of America, East Award for Best Drama in 2000.
The series is one hour long and airs every weekday afternoon. Its cast is led by Alison Sweeney and James Scott.