Soap Operas Pre-empted During Thanksgiving Holiday image

Daytime takes a break for a turkey feast with all of the fixings.

November is a time where many make yearly plans to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with family and friends. Some travel to join loved ones, many prepare meals to welcome others into their home, and various people, including soap opera stars, lend their time volunteering at local soup kitchens and shelters in order to make the holiday extra special for those in need. Amid the festive preparations, Soaps.com is back to bring readers the annual scheduling changes during the Thanksgiving holiday season, which includes Black Friday.

Please take note of the ABC, CBS and NBC pre-emptions…

Thursday November 23:

"The Bold and the Beautiful" will air a repeat of its Wednesday November 23, 2016 holiday episode. Read Soaps.com’s B&B Recap: The Logans, Spencers and Forresters gather for Thanksgiving where everyone shared something positive about the person sitting next to them.

“Days of our Lives” will not be seen today. "The National Dog Show," sanctioned by The American Kennel Club, will air in place of the soap and will benefit various canine-related causes.

"General Hospital" will air a repeat of its Wednesday September 27, 2017 episode. Read Soaps.com's General Hospital Recap: The big Man Landers reveal event when Spinelli tried to warn Maxie about Nathan, Finn and Anna discussed Cassandra in Monaco, and Carly and Bobbie reflected on Nelle.

"The Young and the Restless" will air a repeat episode (TBD) but will be pre-empted on the West Coast due to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Friday November 24:

"The Bold and the Beautiful" will not be seen, due to a CBS Sports event.

“Days of our Lives” will be pre-empted today and replaced with a NHL (National Hockey League) game.

"General Hospital" will not air today, due to a nationwide pre-emption.

"The Young and the Restless” will air a repeat episode (TBD) but will be pre-empted on the West Coast due to CBS Sports coverage of NCAA Football.

Holiday fun fact: The article photo was taken in 2007 on the set of “As the World Turns” during their holiday episode.

Soaps.com wishes those who celebrate a safe and happy holiday. We look forward to returning with daily soap opera recaps on Monday November 27.

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- Amy Mistretta