Week of December 11:
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Monday December 11:
Days recap: Will finds Hope's engagement ring at Sami's
Will finds Hope’s engagement ring in Sami's hotel room.
JJ offers to make an unexpected move on Hope's behalf.
Eli and Rafe get new information about the night of Theo's shooting.
Kayla and Steve confront Kate about blackmailing Tripp.
More: James Black audition video for Days' lawyer
Tuesday December 12:
Eric tries to reach JJ who is beside himself with guilt
Abe questions Eli about the investigation into his son’s shooting, and wants Eli’s personal take on whether JJ was at fault.
Sami and Rafe get stuck in an awkward situation with Hope.
Doug gives Rafe a stern warning.
Eric tries to help JJ deal with his guilt.
Wednesday December 13:
Days recap: Sonny blames Paul after learning Will kissed him
Sami says goodbye to Marlena, John, and Will.
Sonny is stunned when he learns Will kissed Paul.
Eve makes Gabi a surprising offer.
Hope and Rafe enjoy a romantic morning.
Thursday December 14:
Days recap: Ciara overhears Rafe and Sami's secret
Days releases second set of DOOLMoji characters
Hope gets into an argument with Ciara.
Sami and Rafe's secret is uncovered!
Sonny urges Will to give their relationship a chance.
Brady busts Eve with the information he got from Paul.
Friday December 15:
Days recap: Steve outs Kate
Chad and Kate bring in a specialist to help Theo. Dr. Bretts will be played by Emmanuel Castis
Steve makes a surprising move.
Ciara figures out Tripp has feelings for Claire.
JJ learns his fate has been decided.
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Week of December 18:
Monday December 18:
Abe gets bad news regarding Theo.
Tuesday December 19:
John surprises Marlena with a romantic gift.
Wednesday December 20:
A guilt-ridden JJ writes letters to his loved ones and gives away his possessions as he prepares to take a drastic step.
More: Matthew Ashford returns to Days
Thursday December 21:
It's Christmas Eve in Salem. Claire and Ciara cause a commotion during the traditional hanging of the Horton ornaments.
Friday December 22:
A surprising couple makes love.
Will asks Sonny about their past.
More: Arianne Zucker returns to Days at Christmas
Louise Sorel is back to Days as Vivian for New Year's Eve, and she's not alone. Tyler Christopher joins Days as Stefan, and will be seen first in scenes with Vivian.
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