Jerry, Jerry, Jerry! The audience chant is familiar to Jerry Springer
, the popular host of "The Jerry Springer Show" who also hosts NBC's "America's Got Talent
" -- and who now will guest-star as a high roller on NBC's celebrated daytime drama "Days of our Lives
" on July 27.
In this special summer episode (taping July 9) Nick Fallon (Blake Berris) is at a Las Vegas casino trying his luck at a game of blackjack when he meets skillful gambler Pete (guest star Springer). Pete is winning every hand and Nick can't understand where he went wrong. On the verge of bankruptcy, Pete takes pity upon Nick and shows him how he can win -- and impress the girl of his dreams, Chelsea Brady (Rachel Melvin
"In light of the fact that I deal with real life soap operas every day," says Springer, " - it's a total thrill to actually be able to appear on one - particularly of the stature of 'Days of our Lives.'"