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The Dankies: 2008-2009

Thousands upon thousands of fans of Days of our Lives cast their votes by their choices for the best of DAYS. Here are their nominations and winners.
Following are the final results of the 2008-2009 Dankies for Days of our Lives. Winners are marked with a right angle quote (»).

Outstanding Lead Actor
Drake Hogestyn (John Black, DAYS) 31 %
Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson, DAYS) 13 %
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, DAYS) 17 %
» James Scott (EJ Wells, DAYS) 37 %
Outstanding Lead Actress
Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, DAYS) 16 %
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady, DAYS) 13 %
Diedre Hall (Marlena Evans, DAYS) 19 %
» Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 50 %
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Blake Berris (Nick Fallon, DAYS) 24 %
Darin Brooks (Max Brady, DAYS) 18 %
» Jay Kenneth Johnson (Phillip Kiriakis, DAYS) 36 %
Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera, DAYS) 20 %
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson, DAYS) 12 %
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady, DAYS) 15 %
Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady, DAYS) 26 %
» Arianne Zuker (Nicole Walker, DAYS) 44 %
Outstanding Newcomer
Molly Burnett (Melanie Layton, DAYS) 10 %
Shawn Christian (Dr. Daniel Jonas, DAYS) 17 %
Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez, DAYS) 31 %
» Eric Martsolf (Brady Black, DAYS) 40 %
Outstanding Younger Performer
Blake Berris (Nick Fallon, DAYS) 28 %
Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson, DAYS) 16 %
» Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Benson, DAYS) 36 %
Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo Carver, DAYS) 17 %
Most Attractive Male Star
Darin Brooks (Max Brady, DAYS) 18 %
Jay Kenneth Johnson (Phillip Kiriakis, DAYS) 19 %
Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson, DAYS) 12 %
» James Scott (EJ Wells, DAYS) 48 %
Most Attractive Female Star
Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, DAYS) 20 %
» Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe Lane, DAYS) 45 %
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady, DAYS) 10 %
Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 23 %
Favorite Storyline
» Fallen hero: After Ava Vitali sabotaged the plane from Ireland to Salem, it was up to Steve and John to land the damaged aircraft. However, before they could make it to safety, the oxygen ran out and Shawn Brady Sr. made the decision to give up his oxygen mask so that his son, Bo, could live. (DAYS) 37 %
Father/Daughter dance: When a mysterious life threatening illness struck Bo Brady his only chance to live was a radical pancreas transplant from his daughter, Chelsea. The surgery was a success and Bo's life was saved. Chelsea, however, had complications and found out she could never have children. (DAYS) 21 %
The Mamas and The Papa: After E.J. and Sami aired all their dirty laundry, they made love and, unbeknownst to him, she became pregnant. But, when things fell apart between them, E.J. turned to Nicole for comfort and impregnated her as well. (DAYS) 21 %
The Odd Couple, RoboJohn and Blondie: With E.J.'s help, Marlena discovered that John survived the hit-and-run months before, yet his personality was drastically altered as Stefano erased his memories! Despite the odds, John had to find a way to fall in love with Marlena all over again. (DAYS) 19 %
Least Favorite Storyline
» Bad Medicine: The only thing that Salem's newest doctor did faster than save lives was rack up the number of lovers. He started out flirting with Lexie, but soon had an affair with Kate, which he tried to keep secret when he moved to Chelsea. Alas, when the truth came out he went back to Kate again. That is, until Kate dumped him and he moved onto Chloe. (DAYS) 38 %
French Connection: After finding out he has a half-sister, Melanie, Max heads to Marseille to meet her followed by Stephanie, Chelsea, and Nick. When the finally find the vivacious Melanie, she proves to be handful! Stephanie and Chelsea find a new enemy. And Nick falls 25 %
The Mamas and The Papa: After E.J. and Sami aired all their dirty laundry, they made love and, unbeknownst to him, she became pregnant. But, when things fell apart between them, E.J. turned to Nicole for comfort and impregnated her as well. (DAYS) 17 %
Nice Guys Finish Last: When super villain Trent Robins winds up dead, nearly everyone in Salem has a motive. But, it turns out that lovable Nick Fallon, while addicted to prescription painkillers, snapped and killed Trent. When Melanie figured it out, Nick kidnapped her too! Ultimately, Nick was arrested and sent to prison. (DAYS) 18 %
Favorite Character
EJ Wells (DAYS) 18 %
John Black (DAYS) 24 %
Nicole Walker (DAYS) 17 %
» Sami Brady (DAYS) 39 %
Least Favorite Character
Daniel Jonas (DAYS) 28 %
» Melanie Layton (DAYS) 48 %
Nicole Walker(DAYS) 16 %
Sami Brady (DAYS) 6 %
Most Memorable Moment
An affair to remember: They've been friends, business partners, enemies, and partners in crime. But, after an honest talk about their history, EJ and Sami finally made love. (DAYS) 24 %
Back in black: She thought she buried him months earlier, but in January 2009, Marlena found an amnesic John alive in Stefano's secret lab and vowed to help him get his memories back. (DAYS) 17 %
» Father knows best: Solidifying his status as the ultimate family man, Shawn, Sr. gave up his oxygen mask so that his sick son, Bo, will survive the plane crash and live. His actions cost him his life, but he died a hero for the love of his child. (DAYS) 47 %
It’s a boy!: Kayla's difficult pregnancy leads to a premature birth, yet the Johnson Family has little time to celebrate as newborn Joey's life hangs in the balance. (DAYS) 10 %
Favorite On-Screen Couple or Duo
Bo Brady and Hope Brady (DAYS) 29 %
» EJ Wells and Sami Brady (DAYS) 30 %
John Black and Marlena Evans (DAYS) 22 %
Steven Johnson and Kayla Brady (DAYS) 17 %
Most Missed Performer
Brandon Beemer (Shawn Douglas Brady, DAYS) 17 %
Tamara Braun (Ava Vitali, DAYS) 17 %
Martha Madison (Belle Black, DAYS) 27 %
» Frank Parker (Shawn Brady, Sr., DAYS) 36 %
Outstanding Special Guest or Recurring Role
» John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis, DAYS) 55 %
Tamara Braun (Ava Vitali, DAYS) 19 %
Leann Hunley (Anna DiMera, DAYS) 16 %
Shirley Jones (Colleen Brady, DAYS) 7 %
Outstanding Overall Performer
Kristian Alfonso (Hope Brady, DAYS) 4 %
Blake Berris (Nick Fallon, DAYS) 3 %
Darin Brooks (Max Brady, DAYS) 1 %
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Brady, DAYS) 4 %
Diedre Hall (Marlena Evans, DAYS) 8 %
Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson, DAYS) 0 %
Drake Hogestyn (John Black, DAYS) 9 %
Jay Kenneth Johnson (Phillip Kiriakis, DAYS) 3 %
Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady, DAYS) 1 %
Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady, DAYS) 3 %
Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson, DAYS) 4 %
Thaao Penghlis (Tony DiMera, DAYS) 1 %
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, DAYS) 4 %
James Scott (EJ Wells, DAYS) 9 %
» Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady, DAYS) 27 %
Arianne Zuker (Nicole Walker, DAYS) 11 %


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