Nine Axes Days of our Lives

It’s one of the most well known opening lines in soap history “Like sands through the hour-glass, so are the Days of Our Lives…”

Time has run out for the long-running US soap, set to be dumped by Nine after 45 years on the network.

First broadcast on Nine in 1968, the daytime drama will have its last-ever episode on Friday April 26.

Nine is revamping the timeslot. A Nine spokesperson told TV Blog  TV Tonight, ”We made a commercial decision not to renew Days Of Our Lives

in 2007 Nine dropped The Young and the Restless after 31 years,  Fans flooded Nine’s online forums at the time. Foxtel wasted no time in snapping up the show, which now airs on Arena.

Sony Pictures Television is understood to be pursuing other broadcasting opportunities in Australia.

Nine is yet to announce a replacement show.

source TV Tonight