Alison Sweeney Returns To Days of our Lives October 12 image

Sami's coming back.

Updated October 2:

Alison Sweeney returns to "Days of our Lives" as Sami Monday October 12.

You wanted Sami, you're going to get her! Starting Oct. 12th I'll be back on Days of our Lives. You'll have to watch to see for how long! ;)

Posted by Alison Sweeney on Thursday, 1 October 2015

Updated May 6:

"Days'" Deidre Hall (Marlena) shared this glimpse of Alison Sweeney's first day back on the set with her Facebook followers.

Some days are better than others. And some days are utterly joyous! Today is such a day. Days of our Lives 50th Anniversary Days of our Lives

Posted by The Deidre Hall Fan Page on Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Updated April 26:

Alison Sweeney posted this photo on her Instagram before heading out for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmys. Looks like Sami's coming back to Salem for a bit!

Guess what?! I get to be a part of celebrating #days50 !!! So thrilled!!!

A photo posted by Ali Sweeney (@alisweeney) on

Updated March 25:

Michael Logan has retracted his earlier tweet suggesting that Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) was sure to return to "Days" in time for the soap's 50th anniversary.


Original article March 24:

Fans of departed "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami) have something to be happy about. TV Guide's Michael Logan has confirmed that the longtime star of the soap will be headed back to Salem in time for the show's 50th anniversary.

News of Sweeney's return follows last week's announcement that fellow fan faves Peter Reckell and Stephen Nichols are set to return to Days as well. No word yet on what will bring Samantha back, and for how long, but Soaps.com will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

Sweeney left the cast of "Days" in October 2014. Fans can catch her this May in Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder.

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