In a major change for the soap opera “Days of Our Lives,” Albert Alarr, the executive producer who worked on the show for 20 years, has left. This comes after an investigation into alleged misconduct within the show, conducted by Sony Pictures Television, the production company behind the NBC soap opera. As the show continues, Janet Drucker, a seasoned producer on the show since the 80s, has been promoted to the position of co-executive producer.
Janet Drucker Appointed Co-Executive Producer of Days of Our Lives; Several Allegations On Albert Alarr
The announcement was made by Ken Corday, head of Corday Productions, in a statement to the cast and crew. He also shared plans to implement additional HR protocols and ensure a safe and inclusive workplace environment.
“Effective immediately, Janet Drucker will be elevated to co-executive producer of Days of Our Lives, replacing Albert Alarr, who will be exiting his role.”Ken Corday
The change in leadership comes after public criticism of Alarr’s management, with allegations of a toxic work environment and discomfort on set.
Albert Alarr Speaks About The Ongoing Investigation And Allegations
“It’s important to set the record straight. Every day, I worked with hundreds of people, the overwhelming majority of whom would disagree with recent mischaracterizations of me. I have been in this industry for decades, and not a single complaint has ever been made against me until now.”Albert Alarr
Before joining Days of Our Lives, Alarr worked as a director on various soap operas, such as All My Children and Port Charles, and also contributed as a director on The Young and the Restless and Home Improvement.