Days of our Lives Preview: Xander Figures Out the Identity of Philip’s Partner

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This week on Days of our Lives: Xander (Paul Telfer) figures out the identity of Philip’s (Jay Kenneth Johnson) partner – who is later told by Victor (John Aniston) that he’s on to him.

Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) bring Joey (James Lastovic) back to Salem. Joey and Tripp (Lucas Adams) reunite. Later, Steve warns Tripp about Ava (Tamara Braun). 

Days of our Lives spoilers for Monday, December 14, 2020

Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) bring Joey (James Lastovic) home from prison. Allie (Lindsay Arnold) seeks help from Belle (Martha Madison). Claire (Isabel Durant) and Charlie (Mike C. Manning) make things official. Xander (Paul Telfer) explodes over Sarah’s (Linsey Godfrey) revelation about Philip (Jay Kenneth Johnson).

Days of our Lives spoilers for Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ava (Tamara Braun) uncovers the truth. Kayla and Steve question Joey about his future. Ben (Robert Scott Wilson) and Shawn (Brandon Beemer) mourn Ciara. Rafe (Galen Gering) gives Nicole (Arianne Zucker) good news about Allie.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Chloe (Nadia Bjorlin) confides in Brady (Eric Martsolf) about Philip. Steve warns Tripp (Lucas Adams) to be careful about Ava. Claire shares her joy with Allie. Victor (John Aniston) admits to Philip he’s on to him. 

Days of our Lives spoilers for Thursday, December 17, 2020

Ava finds herself in danger. Allie and Steve talk about the night she was assaulted. Chad (Billy Flynn) overhears an incriminating conversation. Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) helps Jennifer (Cady McClain) investigate whether Jack (Matthew Ashford) and Kate (Lauren Koslow) are still having an affair.

Days of our Lives spoilers for Friday, December 18, 2020

Tony (Thaao Penghlis) and Anna (Leann Hunley) return to Salem as the DiMera family celebrates Christmas Eve. Gwen’s (Emily O’Brien) machinations land her on the naughty list. Lucas (Bryan Dattilo) encourages Jennifer to get answers. Dr. Rolf (Will Utay) has a special gift for Kristen (Stacy Haiduk).

Coming up in Salem during the week of December 21:

Victor and Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) are displeased when Justin (Wally Kurth) invites Bonnie (Judi Evans) to the family Christmas Eve gathering. 

  • Will (Chandler Massey) returns for a visit! 
  • Belle and Shawn get married!
  • Claire gives Ben a special gift from Ciara (Victoria Konefal).
  • Lani’s (Sal Stowers) kicks into high gear with her family by her side. 
  • Lucas confronts Tripp about Allie.
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Another World star Linda Dano will be stepping into the role of Vivian Alamain on Days of our Lives in 2021! The news of the casting was first tweeted by Robin Strasser (ex-Dorian, One Life to Live; ex-Rachel, AW), who played the Dorian in 2019, before Louise Sorel returned to the role this past year. 

Dano, who also portrayed Rae on all the ABC soaps, last appeared on TV in 2019 on Alison Sweeney (Sami) Chronicle Mysteries film series. Check out our interview with Sweeney from last year where she discussed “the perfect opportunity” to cast her long-time friend in the Hallmark project – click here.

More good news for Another World fans: Jackée Harry (ex-Lily) will be joining DAYS in March in the new role of Paulina, who will be connected to the Carvers. Harry is best known for her primetime work, which include 227 and Sister, Sister

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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