Back to Salem.

Although she will be seen on TV screen until late this fall, "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney (Sami) has already stepped behind the scenes. She left the show as an actress on May 23 but is now back to work on new material in Salem, only as a director. The writer, actress, director tweeted:

Since she finished taping "Days," Sweeney has spent time directing at ABC soap "General Hospital." Sweeney has directed episodes of "DOOL" in the past.

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- Matt Purvis