Days of Our Lives Says Goodbye to Network Television . More than 57 years after his long-running soap opera premiered on NBC, he's officially transitioning to Peacock, a streaming service owned by NBCUniversal. Nexstarreports that the streaming service will have several payment tiers, with the show only available to users paying $4.99 for the Premium tier and $9.99 for the Premium Plus tier. .

Days of Our Lives will officially move to Peacock on September 12th, but previous episodes are already available to stream on the platform. The channel's open timeslots will be filled withNBC News Daily, hour-long newscasts hosted by Kate Snow, Aaron Gilchrist, Vicky Nguyen and Morgan Radford.

"Days of Our Lives With the majority of viewers already watching digitally, the move will allow streaming to build a loyal fan base for the show, while at the same time increasing network

Set in the fictional town of Salem, Days of Our Lives explores life's trials and triumphs. Following several families who get over it, with over 14,000 episodes aired, the show will be renewed by NBC for seasons 57 and 58 in 2021, making it the network's longest-running series.

31} Peacock is already home to the soap opera spin-off Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem, and the spin-off film Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas. Plus, the move to streaming means there are only three soap operas left on network TV: General Hospital ABC and The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful CBS in.