* "Benny" will be played by Carmen Mormino December 30.
* Many still do not realize the actress is pregnant, so we're bumping this note from several months ago. Ari Zucker will go maternity leave before Thanksgiving and will return 7 weeks later. Read more about this, her pregnancy and Nicole, her alter ego, in an interview with Arianne Zucker. Our news feature on Arianne's pregnancy, here.
* We'll see Theo, Terrell Ransom Jr., back to the show Christmas Day, December 25.
* Leann Hunley (Anna) has returned to the show. Patton Out on DOOL, here.
* Dominic Pace plays the "Bus Station Attendant" Thursday December 4.
* Bryan Dattilo (Lucas) returns Dec 3.
* Shelby Young (Kinsey) makes a return to Salem mid December.
* Tim will be played by Roy Jackson on October 19 - change from the show.
* Gabriela Rodriguez will be playing Rafe and Ari's younger sister. She'll return home for Thanksgiving this November.
* Many have asked if Bryan Dattilo is leaving the show. He's not. He's just offscreen while Lucas is in rehab. He'll be back, soon!
* December 2, Jill will be played by Candice Patton.
* Cleveland Cop will be played by Isaiaha Mustafah on December 2 and 4.
* Police Commander Hogan is played by Deforest Mapp, December 6.
* Ashley Moss plays the flight attendant on Carly's flight to Salem.
* Michael Sabatino is out of Salem as Lawrence Alamain October after he is killed by Carly. He will be seen in flashbacks.
* Michael Sabatino returns to Salem as Lawrence Alamain October 5. Read more about that here.
* Show is casting a younger sister for Rafe and Arianna, "Gabby." The teenager will play into the story with Mia/Will/Chad.
* "Marac" played by Antonio Jarmillo on November 19.
* "Allie" is played by Carolyn & Campbell Rose starting November 21. (Allie will not be aged. This is from the studio publicist.)
*"Fay" is played by Valerie Wilman, November 30. Nicole's mum returns to town after 6 years.
* A 'cop' will be played by Booker Washington. His airdate will be November 11.
* 'Nurse' will be played by Sascha Alexander, November 13.
* Rachel Kimsey returns as Meredith Hudson, Friday September 18.
* Nick Stabile, who plays officer Dean Hartman will be leaving the show, after one final attempt to seek his revenge on Hope. Last airdate is September 11.
* "Nurse" played by Charito Mertz will be seen in Salem October 23.
* "Gus" will be played by Kamall Shaikh and he'll air October 30
* "Stu" played by Jim Meskimen will air October 5.
* Erick Avari will appear as Omar on October 9. He'll have a connection to Carly Manning.
* Louise Sorel makes a return to Salem for at least a year, as Vivian Alamain. Read more about her return in an exclusive interview. First airdate TBD. She'll show up before the end of October.
* Rachel Kimsey (Meredith) leaves Salem August 6. There is room for her to return.
* Crystal Chappell (Olivia, GL) will come to the show to reprise her character Carly Manning, this September. She starts taping in June. Read more here. Her first airdate is October 5.