days of our lives Executive producer Albert Alarr has left the NBC soap opera after working on the show for 20 years. His departure comes following a reported internal investigation into misconduct by Sony Pictures Television, the show’s producer.
Janet Drucker, who served as producer days of our lives Since the 80s he has taken on his role as co-executive producer.
Ken Corday, head of Corday Productions, shared the news of the leadership change in a statement to the cast and crew members late Friday.
The move on the long-running soap opera follows weeks of public criticism of Alarr’s management of the show. according to a deadlines The report, released in July, accused the producer-director of creating a toxic work environment on set and making people uncomfortable, among other things.
“In the future, we will implement additional HR protocols, including increased HR presence, as well as channels for reporting any concerns,” Corday said in the statement. “It is imperative that we have a safe and inclusive work environment.”
Before joining days of our lives In 2003, Alarr previously worked as a director on several other soap operas including all my children And Port Charles. He also worked as a director The young and the restless And DIY.
Corday’s full email follows.
Dear Days cast and crew,
Effective immediately, Janet Drucker has been named Co-Executive Producer on Days of Our Lives, replacing Albert Alarr, who will step down from the role.
In the future, we will implement additional HR protocols, including increased HR presence and channels for reporting any concerns. It is imperative that we have a safe and inclusive work environment.
Production will resume as planned on Monday under new management. As a reminder, we still have a pre-planned break for the week of August 14th.