Matthew Ashford at the recent Days of our Lives 50th anniversary party. Matthew Ashford is returning to Days of our Lives as Jack Deveraux, TV Insider's Michael Logan reports. He will start filming his five-episode run this week. Look for Ashford to air in late spring. Is Jack returning from the dead? Time will tell! Ashford also stars in web soap The Bay , which kicks off a new season on December 1st.