Updated March 15, 2018: Alison Sweeney shared a photo of her first day back on the set of Days of our Lives with her onscreen mom Deidre Hall (Marlena) and stated, "Now that the ‘cat’s out of the bag’ so to speak, I’m excited to #tbt to my first day back filming @nbcdays ( #thistime 🙄)! It’s always such a joy to catch up with everyone!! @deidrehall_official & I had a wonderful girls lunch at the commissary 😊! #days #samisback #noplacelikehome." Sweeney will first appear later this fall.
On March 14, we learned that Alison Sweeney will be making yet another Days of our Lives return, as first reported by Soap Opera Digest. Sweeney was last seen on Days in December 2017.