How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

Ratings: Good Week For ABC/CBS Soaps

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

( — Ratings Report for the Week of May 16-20, 2011

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

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Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,898,000 (+268,000/-197,000)
2. B&B 2,847,000 (+57,000/-399,000)
3. OLTL 2,687,000 (+105,000/+346,000)
4. GH 2,577,000 (+206,000/+78,000)
5. AMC 2,514,000 (+215,000/+54,000)
6. DAYS 2,341,000 (-148,000/-211,000)

1. Y&R 3.5/12 (+.2/-.2)
2. B&B 2.1/7 (+.1/-.3)
3. OLTL 2.0/7 (+.1/+.2)
4. AMC 1.9/6 (+.2/same)
4. GH 1.9/6 (+.1/same)
6. DAYS 1.8/6 (-.1/-.1)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 946,000 (+64,000/-217,000)
2. GH 721,000 (+79,000/-127,000)
3. OLTL 701,000 (+45,000/-34,000)
4. DAYS 669,000 (-20,000/-41,000)
5. AMC 548,000 (+52,000/-87,000)
6. B&B 519,000 (+20,000/-159,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.4/10 (+.1/-.4)
2. GH 1.1/7 (+.1/-.2)
2. OLTL 1.1/7 (+.1/same)
4. DAYS 1.0/7 (same/-.1)
5. AMC 0.8/6 (same/-.2)
5. B&B 0.8/5 (same/-.2) <—- ties low (3rd straight week)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. Y&R 51,000 (+21,000/+7,000)
2. B&B 29,000 (+23,000/-11,000)
3. GH 26,000 (+8,000/-2,000)
3. OLTL 26,000 (-9,000/-2,000)
5. DAYS 12,000 (+2,000/+7,000)
6. AMC 10,000 (-10,000/-2,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. Y&R 0.8/6 (+.1/-.2)
2. GH 0.6/4 (+.1/-.3)
2. DAYS 0.6/4 (-.1/-.3)
2. OLTL 0.6/4 (same/-.1)
5. B&B 0.5/4 (same/-.1)
5. AMC 0.5/3 (same/-.2)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,074,000 (-8,000/-72,000)
2. B&B 580,000 (+2,000/-114,000)
3. DAYS 519,000 (-43,000/+46,000)
4. OLTL 514,000 (+37,000/+84,000)
5. AMC 480,000 (+71,000/-36,000)
6. GH 478,000 (+62,000/-9,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

Monday: 2.0/2,538,000
Tuesday: 1.9/2,572,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,413,000
Thursday: 2.0/2,659,000
Friday: 1.7/2,389,000

Monday: 2.1/2,915,000
Tuesday: 2.1/2,804,000
Wednesday: 2.0/2,774,000
Thursday: 2.0/2,824,000
Friday: 2.1/2,917,000

Monday: 2.0/2,599,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,427,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,401,000
Thursday: 1.7/2,135,000
Friday: 1.6/2,146,000

Monday: 1.9/2,470,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,733,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,588,000
Thursday: 2.0/2,650,000
Friday: 1.8/2,441,000

Monday: 2.0/2,560,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,745,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,776,000
Thursday: 2.0/2,764,000
Friday: 1.9/2,591,000

Monday: 3.6/5,016,000
Tuesday: 3.6/4,914,000
Wednesday: 3.6/5,058,000
Thursday: 3.4/4,812,000
Friday: 3.4/4,690,000


For the SEASON September 20, 2010 through May 22, 2011

1. Y&R 3.6
2. B&B 2.2
3. GH 2.1
4. DAYS 2.0
5. OLTL 1.9
5. AMC 1.9

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.6
2. GH 1.4
3. DAYS 1.2
4. OLTL 1.1
5. B&B 1.0
6. AMC 0.9


Ratings Archive

  • All My Children
  • One Life to Live
  • The Young and the Restless
  • General Hospital
  • The Bold & the Beautiful
  • Ratings
  • Days of our Lives

    AMC Alerts: Week of May 30 Edition

    ( — “All My Children” DVR Alerts for the Week of May 30, 2011.


    • Monday: (Encore Presentation; OAD 03/08/11) JR tells Marissa he wishes he could turn back the clock. Cara confronts Amanda for turning her into the feds. Kendall gives Cara a memento for her wedding. Tad and Cara exchange vows.
    • Tuesday: Bianca tells Kendall not to let her fight against Ricky become an obsession. Greenlee goes off on Ricky. Tad’s feelings for Cara grow stronger.
    • Wednesday: David is suspicious of Erica. Scott agrees to move out if that’s what Madison wants. Angie consoles Madison.
    • Thursday: Griffin becomes defensive after Ricky calls him out for being in love with Kendall. Marissa and Bianca share a somewhat romantic moment. Jake is hesitant to rehire Cara at the hospital.
    • Friday: Jane has an allergic reaction to Erica’s favorite meal. Krystal and Caleb seem to be growing closer. Jesse tells Jake he thinks Tad has real feelings for Cara.
    • All My Children
    • Alerts

      OLTL Alerts: Week of May 30 Edition

      OLTL Alerts: Week of May 30 Edition

      ( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of May 30, 2011.


      • Monday: (Encore Presentation; OAD 04/15/11): Clint learns Shane has been bullied, but Rex won’t let him anywhere near his son. Bo and Nora debate whether Matthew should publicly confess to Eddie’s murder. Marty wonders if John would reunite with Natalie if he knew the truth.
      • Tuesday: Matthew suffers a setback. Rex confronts Clint. Ford gives Shane some sound advice.
      • Wednesday: Bo and Nora are remain in shock over what has happened to their son. Viki and Rex watch as Clint’s heart goes out. Rama and Aubrey have a catfight.
      • Thursday: Marty can’t believe Natalie is still alive. Ford and Aubrey reach and agreement regarding Ryder. John is hurt when Roxy blurts out that Brody and Natalie kissed.
      • Friday: Joey promises to divorce Aubrey. John makes an interesting discovery. James gets Ford to make an admission about Tess.
      • One Life to Live
      • Alerts

        GH Alerts: Week of May 30 Edition

        ( — “General Hospital” DVR Alerts for the Week of May 30, 2011.


        • Monday: (Encore Presentation; OAD 02/25/11) Jason worries that the Balkan’s intentions don’t add up. Jason gets a call from Franco. Sonny and Jason discover that the body on the stretcher is not Brenda’s.
        • Tuesday: Johnny offers Michael a job in the Zacchara business. Sonny and Brenda fight over how they handled parenting Kristina. Lisa puts a curse on Patrick.
        • Wednesday: Anthony unleashes a ghoulish plan to mess with Sonny, Brenda and her son. Kristina asks Dante to convince Sonny she can date Ethan. Jason confides in Sam his concern that he is a poor role model for children.
        • Thursday: Brenda and Sonny discover a dead body in his office. Patrick and Robin learn that Lisa has escaped. Maxie confides in Matt her concern about Lulu’s codependency.
        • Friday: Sonny tries to reassure Brenda he will do everything in his power to keep her safe. Lulu convinces Nikolas to invest in the Haunted Star, allowing her to revamp it for Luke’s return. Shawn slugs Jax.
        • General Hospital
        • Alerts

          AMC Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 26, 2011

          AMC Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 26, 2011

          ( — Here’s a glimpse at tomorrow’s Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday’s episode of “All My Children,” courtesy of

          Jane continues to deceive Erica’s loved ones. Amanda and Jake have dinner together and discuss having another baby. And the lovebirds soon encounter Tad and Cara.

          • All My Children
          • Sneak Peek

            OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 26, 2011

            ( — Here’s a glimpse at tomorrow’s Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday’s episode of “One Life to Live,” courtesy of

            James and Starr encounter Tomas and Blair at the Palace. Rama and Cristian have another moment, while Vimal asks Téa to help get him released from prison. And Roxy comforts Natalie.

            • One Life to Live
            • Sneak Peek

              GH Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 26, 2011

              GH  Video Sneak Peek: Thursday, May 26, 2011

              ( — Here’s a glimpse at tomorrow’s Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Thursday’s episode of “General Hospital,” courtesy of

              Carly tries to hammer out an agreement with Jax regarding custody of Josslyn. Jax is less than understanding. And Lulu thinks Lucky may have already changed his mind about going to rehab.

              • General Hospital
              • Sneak Peek

                OLTL Recap: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

                OLTL Recap: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

                ( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

                IT HAPPENED TODAY…

                Brody confronts Todd about Bess’ claim that he knows where Marty is hiding. Todd hears out Brody and blows him off after gleaning that the information comes third hand by way of two alters. Brody nevertheless demands to search the house. Todd refuses but Téa grants permission. Brody finds no evidence of Marty but warns Todd to call him if Marty makes contact. Téa exits after Todd swears again that he knows nothing about Marty.

                Tess interrupts Ford’s date. Tess one-ups Ford with news that she is awaiting Cutter’s arrival, and when he does come, they’ll be rich. Meanwhile, Cutter puts the screws to Viki and Clint. He demands scads of cash – and Asa’s mansion – in exchange for committing Tess to St. Ann’s. Tess flips out when Cutter clues her into his doublecross. Tess is dragged away while begging Ford to get her out of this and if he does, she’ll get him his son.

                Blair receives a visit from Tomas. Now that he’s out of jail and the charges are dropped, he’s wondering if they have any possibility at a future. The two clear the air, kiss and decide to take things to another level. Meanwhile, James prepares a romantic evening for Starr. They decide to move their relationship along, much like Tomas and Blair. James and Starr check into the Palace and are about to go up to their room when they run into Tomas and Blair.

                On the Next One Life to Live…

                • Marty reveals herself to Todd, and warns him to keep quiet.
                • Roxy hires a psychic to find Liam, and learns some interesting news.
                • Brody apologizes to John for blaming Liam’s disappearance on him.
                • One Life to Live
                • Recaps

                  AMC Recap: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

                  ( — “All My Children” Episode Recap – Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

                  IT HAPPENED TODAY…

                  JR discusses his dilemma with Maya. Scott tells Marissa that he will help Madison no matter what. JR thinks Marissa’s making a big mistake when she says she’ll be there for Scott. Scott tells JR that Marissa is a free agent now so back off.

                  David reaches out to Madison, explaining that he lost a daughter too. Madison doesn’t believe David has any regrets about his behavior. Ryan gets David away from Madison. Greenlee kicks David out when he comes over to gloat about Ryan and remind her of their connection. David makes cryptic comments to both Ryan and Greenlee. A heartbroken Ryan allows Greenlee to comfort him. Meanwhile, Madison pushes Scott away. Scott settles himself outside of Madison’s hospital room, willing to wait as long as it takes.

                  Griffin tries to get through to Kendall. Kendall and Griffin reach a compromise. The pair share a moment before she leaves to confront Ricky. Realizing Bianca knows the truth about him, Ricky knocks out her and Marissa, ties them up, and puts them in a closet in his yacht club room. When she awakes, Bianca has flashbacks to her rape and screams for Marissa to get away from her. Ricky kills the private investigator following him. Tension mounts as Kendall meets a suspicious Ricky at the yacht. Kendall panics when she realizes the yacht has set sail.

                  On the Next All My Children…

                  • Kendall threatens to use her gun against Ricky.
                  • Cara thinks Griffin is dead after seeing a news report about danger in Afghanistan.
                  • Jake discovers Amanda’s deception.


                  • All My Children
                  • Recaps

                    GH Recap: Wednesday, May 25, 2011

                    ( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Wednesday, May 25, 2011.

                    IT HAPPENED TODAY…

                    Luke fights Lucky’s request to go to rehab that night, but Lucky takes drastic action. Tracy leave Luke at Shadybrook to begin his new journey.

                    Siobhan and Maxie admit to each other that they know Aiden’s paternity.

                    Elizabeth is rattled when she discovers that her grieving state distracted her into making a serious mistake at work. Later, she has a mini-meltdown in front of Siobhan.

                    Sonny flips out about Kristina’s crush on Ethan, forbidding her to see him again. Later, Sonny warns Ethan to stay away from his daughter, but Ethan is defiant. Meanwhile, Kristina goes to Maxie for wardrobe help. Sonny and Brenda’s friction increases as Brenda tries to rationalize Kristina’s behavior.

                    Maxie treats Matt to a night out.

                    On the Next General Hospital…

                    • Lulu quits Crimson and decides to run the Haunted Star.
                    • Lulu worries that when her dad returns from rehab, he will no longer be the Luke Spencer she knew.
                    • Sam learns whether she can carry a baby to term.


                    • General Hospital
                    • Recaps

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