Days of our Lives
Days of our Lives is a long running daytime
Daytime television
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 soap opera
Soap opera
A soap opera, sometimes called "soap" for short, is an ongoing, episodic work of dramatic fiction presented in serial format on radio or as television programming. The name soap opera stems from the original dramatic serials broadcast on radio that had soap manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble,...

 broadcast on the NBC television network
Television network
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. It is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, airing nearly every weekday in the United States
United States
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 since November 8, 1965. It has since been syndicated to many countries around the world. It also rebroadcasts on SOAPnet
SOAPnet is an American cable television channel that broadcasts current and past soap operas and primetime dramas, along with some original programming. The channel launched on January 20, 2000, and is owned by Disney-ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company...

 with the earlier same day's broadcast airing weekdays at 7 a.m. and the most recent episode airing weeknights at 8 and 12 a.m.