Days of our Lives Preview: Who’s Holding Ben Captive?

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This week on Days of our Lives: Eric (Greg Vaughan) and Nicole (Arianne Zucker) return to Salem following their honeymoon, Ben’s (Robert Scott Wilson) captor reveals their identity, while Allie (Lindsay Arnold) goes into labour.

Monday (July 27)

Rafe (Galen Gering) questions Claire (Olivia Rose Keegan) about what happened at the church. Bonnie (Judi Evans) surprises Lucas (Bryan Dattilo) in bed. Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) return to Salem. Allie (Lindsay Arnold) delivers good news to Will (Chandler Massey) and Sonny (Freddie Smith).

Tuesday (July 28)

Ciara (Victoria Konefal) confronts Clyde (James Read). Will and Sonny move forward with their adoption plans. Sami (Alison Sweeney) pleads with Rafe to keep her secret. Eric (Greg Vaughan) and Nicole (Arianne Zucker) return from their honeymoon and find out disturbing news.

Wednesday (July 29)

Nicole exposes Sami’s machinations to Allie. Will and Sonny share their good news with Ari. Ciara shares a new theory with Rafe about Ben (Robert Scot Wison). Ben’s captor reveals their identity.

Thursday (July 30)

Ben’s past comes back to haunt him. Ciara and Claire decide to team up. Allie goes into labour! Chad (Billy Flynn) learns Gabi (Camila Banus) has been making inroads at DiMera behind his back.

Friday (July 31)

Ciara and Claire come to a stunning revelation. Ben is horrified when his captor reveals their diabolic plans. To Sami’s dismay, Nicole helps Allie deliver the baby. Gwen (Emily O’Brien) and Jake (Brandon Barash) move into the DiMera mansion!

Coming up in Salem during the week of August 3:

  • Hope (Kristian Alfonso), Shawn (Brandon Beemer), Ciara, and Claire arrive in New York to look for Ben.
  • Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) provides key information about Ben’s captor.
  • Bonnie asks Justin (Wally Kurth) to be her lawyer.
  • Xander (Paul Telfer) admits to Jack (Matthew Ashford) he’s worried he’s going to blow his second chance with Sarah (Linsey Godfrey).
  • Nicole encourages Allie to see her son.
  • Eric gives Sami advice about her children.

Days of our Lives airs weekdays on Global and NBC. Canadian viewers can catch up on demand, on the Global Go App (which is now also available on Apple TV) and on


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