WATCH: ‘Days of Our Lives’ to Make Daytime TV History With Gay Male Wedding

The NBC soap “Days of Our Lives” is no stranger to making TV history.

In another daytime TV milestone, the long-running drama will air this week the first same-sex wedding between two men. Beginning on Tuesday, Will Horton (played by Guy Wilson) and Sonny Kiriakis (Freddie Smith) will tie the knot during three consecutive episodes. Dr. Marlena Evans Black (Deidre Hall) will officiate.

“Days” began its first gay storyline when Smith joined the show in 2011. Will’s role was originally played by Chandler Massey. He was replaced by Wilson last year. The couple got engaged during this year’s Valentine’s Day episode.

However, this isn’t the first same-sex wedding in daytime. ABC’s “All My Children” achieved that in 2009 with Eden (Bianca Montgomery) and Tamara’s (Reese Williams) lesbian wedding.

Above is a preview of the groundbreaking episode.

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  1. Angela Rich says:

    i stopped watching days after 30 years because of this nonsense. Will not now or ever support it!!!!!

    • Father Time says:

      You may not like the “nonsense”, but what social issue, if any, would you like to see? You should be proud that DOOL is tackling issues. Maybe the next issue will be to your liking. There is enough room and time to be current. What do you want? Mother Nature and I are eager to have a reply from you.

  2. Richard Breck says:

    Fabulous! Simply fabulous…Congrats to the happy couple!

  3. Father Time says:

    Mother Nature and I loved the wedding of Will and Sonny! Love is love, don’t hate!

  4. As a loyal Day’s viewer I’m so happy to see this happening in Salem!

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