Days of our Lives casting news: Alison Sweeney heading back to Salem

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A familiar face is returning to Salem and there is sure to be lots of drama ahead.

Alison Sweeney is returning to Days of Our Lives very soon. It was just announced by Soap Opera Digest that the actress is stepping back into her role as Sami Brady and she is excited about it. Her character left town not too long ago after making a comeback to the NBC soap and this time around she is a little nervous about it.

Nervous, but thrilled

Sweeney admitted to the soap magazine that she is a bit nervous and feeling the pressure of living up to her previous return. She said that it is a bit daunting to return after that particular story line being so successful. However, her recent comeback is expected to be a roller coaster ride of sorts, but she hinted that it is also fun and really exciting.

The Days of Our Lives character swept into town to find out that her son, Will, was alive. Sweeney returned for this story line and then left once again. Now that she is heading back, the mom-of-two is ready to see what exciting things her new story line will hold.

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Other projects

What has she been doing with her time off from the soap world? Of course, you may recognize her from her years of hosting duties on The Biggest Loser, but most recently has been starring in a few movies on the Hallmark Channel. including the Murder She Baked series and The Irresistible Blueberry Farm. She is also still into fitness and eating healthy as seen on her social media pages.

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