Days of Our Lives actor Austin Peck, also known for his role in the soap as Austin Reed, is heading to primetime. The American actor, who has made a name for himself in daytime soap operas, has landed a new role in the popular TV series “Chicago Fire.” He will be playing the recurring role of Chad on the NBC TV show’s eighth season, which is set to air on September 25, 2019. He said his alter ego will bring some levity to a very intensely driven show.
Days of Our Lives News – Austin Peck’s New Job
Going back to his role as Austin Reed, Peck wasn’t the first actor to play the character. He was a recast to the role after Patrick Muldoon. Despite that, viewers loved Peck and it was revealed that he supposedly received the most fan mail than any other cast in the show. His great chemistry with Christie Clark and their impeccable performance as a couple on the soap landed them the Soap Opera Digest Award for Hottest Romance.
Peck recently reprised his role as Austin Reed on “Days of Our Lives” online digital series spinoff that plays exclusively on the “Days of Our Lives” mobile app. The TV show has debuted back in 1965 but its recent spinoff premiered on August 1. The new “Days” spinoff consists of eight episodes which focuses on “Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn) and Abby Deveraux (Kate Mansi)” and their journey and experiences in France.
Days of Our Lives Digital Series Spinoff
The pair is expected to return to Salem this fall. Aside from Peck, the online episodes also reintroduced Christie Clark and a new character played by Rachele Schank, joins the cast.
The show’s co-executive producer Greg Meng said, “This new scripted digital series was created to complement storylines while enhancing the viewers’ experience as they watch the broadcast show.” He added, ”the DOOL App serves as our platform for delivering this and other original content to fans who want an interactive and multimedia experience as well as a way to stay connected to the show.” “‘Days’ has been a leader when it comes to innovation, going as far back as 1965 when we were the first to broadcast in color,” he continued.
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