Days of Our Lives:
A Very Salem Christmas
Directed byNoel Maxam
Written byRon Carlivati
Screenplay byDavid Kreizman
Story byRyan Quan
Based onDays of Our Lives
by Ted Corday
Betty Corday
Produced by
Distributed byPeacock
Release date
  • December 16, 2021 (2021-12-16)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States

Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas, directed by Noel Maxam, is an American Christmas film based on the daytime soap opera television series, Days of Our Lives. It premiered on Peacock on December 16, 2021.[1]

As of 2023, Peacock has removed the movie from their library along with the spinoff show, Beyond Salem.


Will Horton (Chandler Massey) writes a script involving the residents of his hometown, Salem, Illinois, before his Christmas Eve deadline.




On November 15, 2021, Davidson announced the first Days of Our Lives movie, A Very Salem Christmas for Peacock at The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip event in Malibu. Along with the announcement, it was revealed Davidson and Massey would star.[1] On November 22, 2021, it was announced Sweeney had also been cast;[2] the film's full cast list was revealed later the same day.[3]


  1. ^ a b Massouleh McCay, Tara (November 17, 2021). "Days of Our Lives Announces First-Ever Christmas Movie Special". Southern Living. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  2. ^ Cordero, Rosy (November 22, 2021). "'Days Of Our Lives' Alison Sweeney To Revive Sami Brady For 'A Very Salem Christmas'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 9, 2021.
  3. ^ "Cast Revealed For A Very Salem Christmas and First Look Preview". Deadline Hollywood. November 22, 2021. Retrieved December 9, 2021.