Alison Sweeney is ready to stir some surprises on "Days Of Our Lives" when Sami Brady returns. She will be around for an extended period, and her first airdate will be on Oct. 13.

Fans are excited to see Sami back

Sweeney recently confirmed her reprising the role of Sami on DAYS, saying that she is excited to come back after she was able to free up some schedule. If she is excited, her fans are also thrilled to hear the news and see one of their favorite characters back on the screen. Alison played the role for 21 years before leaving to do some Hallmark movies. She did make some short stints on DAYS in between her projects. Now, she was able to squeeze more time to come back to Salem; she told Soap Opera Digest.

Alison will be shooting her scenes this May and June, and with "Days of Our Lives" filming around six months ahead, fans will be able to watch her again in October.

More stars returning

Meanwhile, Soaps.com reported that Tionne (T-BOZ) Watkins is also set to return to DAYS as Shiela, who was last seen in the daytime soap in January. And then, Annalisa Cochrane, who was booked for a role back in November, will have her scenes air on May 17.

Blasting News also recently reported about a new mysterious woman arriving at Salem, which according to speculations could be "General Hospital" star Donna Mills. Mills could be playing as Ava's mother, who would come to town to seek revenge for her daughter's death and to know her grandson, Tripp.

This week on DAYS

In other news, "Days of Our Lives" spoilers from Celebrity Dirty Laundry reveals some actions happening among the characters.

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Paul and Sonny will try to save Brady, who would fell unconscious because of his gunshot would. Brady will urge Eric to help Nicole and Holly, as they badly need him. Nicole would try to use some trickery to get of out of the trouble Xander will bring.

Elsewhere, Tripp is thinking deeply about his mother's death and will ask Kayla for more details regarding the murder, believing that Steve is covering up for someone else's mess. He will also suspect Kayla. Spoilers tease that it would take some time for Tripp to discover the mystery behind his mother's death, and probably figure out that Joey killed her.

Other DAYS spoilers tease that Chad and Abigail's relationship continues to fall apart, and they are headed to divorce and custody battle. Chad still loves Abi, but Abi is trying to move on, although she's not getting into a new relationship yet. Kate would manipulate things so "Chabby" would surely end.

"Days of Our Lives" airs every Monday to Friday on NBC at 1 p.m.