"Days" to be preempted 2 weeks for next year's Summer Olympics

[color=#ee4a2d][b]"DAYS OF OUR LIVES" TO BE PREEMPTED FOR TWO WEEKS NEXT SUMMER FOR 2016 SUMMER OLYMPICS...[/b][/color]

Although it's still a year away, it's now been confirmed that "Days of Our Lives" will be preempted for two straight weeks for coverage of the Summer Olympics in August 2016. After the Friday, August 5, 2016 episode of "Days", the show will be preempted until the Summer Olympics conclude, and "Days" will return on Monday, August 22, 2016. This will be the third time in the show's history that it's been preempted for two straight weeks, which also happened for the Summer Olympics in 2004 and 2012.