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


GH Recap: Tuesday, December 20, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Tuesday, December 20, 2011.


Maxie realizes Matt has Elizabeth on his mind a little too much – and decides to take matters into her own hands. Elizabeth and Lucky start to share Christmas together – but Maxie rushes in and exposes Elizabeth’s true intentions.

Jason tries to comfort Sam, but we realize his anger has too much control.

Sonny and Kate engage with some happy moments… but is interrupted with news.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Matt makes nice with Maxie.
  • Dante and Lulu decide to take a sobering trip to lower Manhattan.
  • Sonny takes on a new role.

GH Recap: Monday, December 19, 2011

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( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, December 19, 2011.


Patrick asks Robin about her “patient,” but Robin diverts attention.

When Matt gets frustrated about his work, talk turns to Lisa Niles: is Matt making a confession?

Matt interferes with a potential Christmas family celebration for Elizabeth and Lucky, as Ewen looks on.

Kate gives Sonny a Christmas surprise.

The Corinthos mob office gets a surprise, too, meant for Jason. Michael tries to comfort Sam, shedding light on his past struggle with rape.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Carly takes Shawn to the hospital.
  • Lucky and Elizabeth have an argument.
  • Maxie takes matters into her own hands.

OLTL Teasers: Week of December 19 Edition


( — “One Life to Live” Teasers for the Week of December 19, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #11026): Roxy’s dreams come true when she awakens in the world of her favorite soap “Fraternity Row.” (Rated: TVPG D)
  • Tuesday (Episode #11027): Clint must choose between Kim and Viki. Téa talks to John about Natalie. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Wednesday (Episode #11028): Viki leans on David for support. Shane yearns for justice for his mother’s death. (Rated: TVPG)
  • Thursday (Episode #11029): Cutter makes a startling confession. Jack asks Todd to spend Christmas Eve with the family. (Rated: TVPG L)
  • Friday (Episode #11030): Stacy’s true identity is revealed. Natalie and John prepare to discuss their relationship. (Rated: TVPG)

GH Teasers: Week of December 19 Edition


( — “General Hospital” Teasers for the Week of December 19, 2011.


  • Monday (Episode #12457): Michael attempts to console Sam. Jason heads for Chicago. Matt interferes with Liz and Lucky’s plans. (Rated: TVPG L, V)
  • Tuesday (Episode #12458): Maxie takes action. Shawn is taken to the hospital by Carly. Lucky and Liz have a difference of opinion. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Wednesday (Episode #12459): Dante and Lulu go to Manhattan. Matt patches things up with Maxie. Sonny takes on a new role. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Thursday (Episode #12460): Michael is consoled by Sonny and Carly. Sam and Jason discuss Franco. Spinelli wants Maxie to spend the holidays with him. (Rated: TVPG L, S)
  • Friday (Episode #12461): Dante and Lulu get a surprise. Robin receives an important phone call. Jason and Sam renew their love. (Rated: TVPG L, S)

OLTL Recap: Monday, December 19, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Monday, December 19, 2011.


In a special episode of “One Life to Live,” Roxy dreams that she is the lead character in her favorite soap opera “Fraternity Row,” where all the characters look strangely familiar to her.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • The Paris, Texas pie bake-off begins.
  • Clint talks to Natalie about Kim and Viki.
  • John urges Téa to take it easy for the  baby’s sake.

OLTL Recap: Friday, December 16, 2011


( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Friday, December 16, 2011.


Todd takes advantage of the truce he’s forced on Jack to finagle a holiday afternoon with his whole family.

Jessica and Natalie trim the tree and thaw their relationship. Natalie confides in Jessica what’s been going on between her and John. Jessica urges Natalie to give John a chance to prove her wrong.

Meanwhile, John is at the hospital providing a shoulder for Téa to lean on during a moment of crisis with her unborn child. At EOD John receives a call from Natalie but is too distracted by Téa’s troubles to talk now.

Bo and Nora confront Matthew about his altercation with Destiny. Bo calls a timeout when The Blanca Morales show comes on, on which David is scheduled to appear. Shaun and Destiny accompany Roxy to the live broadcast of Blanca’s show.

Roxy hijacks David’s interview. David finally comes around. Roxy delivers David to the set of Fraternity Row to deliver the good news. Roxy gets the shock of her life when it is revealed that the soap has taped its last episode. She faints.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Roxy dreams she is on “Fraternity Row.”

OLTL Recap: Thursday, December 15, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, December 15, 2011.


Shaun and Roxy are surprised by the arrival of David Vickers. Roxy is convinced that David is a big enough celebrity to save Fraternity Row with his star power. David reveals that Fraternity Row rejected him for a role once and he is still holding a grudge. David leaves in a huff, on his way to promote his movie on The Blanca Morales Show. Upon hearing that Blanca’s talk show is live, Roxy conspires with Shaun.

Matthew admits to Destiny that he’s not entirely excited about having a child at his age. Through a poor choice of words, Destiny interprets this to mean that Matthew doesn’t want her or the baby in his life. Meanwhile, Bo and Nora come to an understanding with Richard and Phylicia. The Evans family asks to check in on Matthew. At EOD, Bo, Nora, Phylicia, and Richard walk in on Destiny storming out on Matthew.

Todd starts to plant the seeds of a future relationship with Blair when Jack storms in on him. Todd desperately tries to get Jack to accept that Tomas killed Victor. Todd reveals that he knows Jack caused the fire at The Sun. Todd agrees to stay quiet if Jack agrees to give him a chance to be his father. At the Police Station, John and Téa trick Calmar.

At EOD, something is wrong with Téa’s pregnancy.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Jessica and Natalie mend fences.
  • Bo and Nora confront Matthew.
  • Roxy persuades David to help her.

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 19 Edition

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( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of December 19, 2011.


Clint talks to Natalie about his woman troubles. Kim asks Clint if he’s made up his mind yet. Viki gets an unpleasant surprise when she returns home on Tuesday, December 20. Storming off in a huff, Viki bumps into David who tries to boost her spirits. Meanwhile, Clint makes his decision. Viki confides in Natalie, while Clint opens up to Jessica. Elsewhere in Llanview, John tries to calm Téa’s nerves. However, Téa soon nearly loses her temper with Todd. Dani asks Téa if Todd can spend Christmas with them. Blair, Starr, Jack, and Sam try to cheer up Téa. Dani finds gifts Victor bought them before he died. Sam awaits another visit from Santa. Todd has another hallucination of Irene on Friday, December 23. John has a present for Liam. Natalie wants to talk things out with John. And Roxy awakens to the world of “Fraternity Row” on Monday, December 19.

The Inside Story: Back to the Past
Gigi’s loved ones remember her as the pie bake-off begins on Tuesday, December 20. Meanwhile, Cutter and Stacy awaken together and head to the Bon Jour. Everyone is shocked to learn that Professor Delbert Fina’s son is judging the contest. Rex makes an interesting discover. Stacy confides in Professor Fina, and later encounters Rex. On Wednesday, December 21, the pair have a confrontation. Cutter makes a surprise confession. Aubrey is busy decorating the Buchanan mansion. Stacy learns about Cutter’s checkered past. Cutter calls Aubrey to ask for her help. And Friday, December 23, Professor Fina talks about the night Gigi “died.”

A Closer Look: All’s Fair in Love and War
Shane keeps Neela under his thumb on Tuesday, December 19. Todd invites Jack and Neela to lunch in his office at The Sun. Jack kisses Neela and makes a surprise admission. Shane opens up to Aubrey about his plans for Jack. Aubrey tells Rama to keep an eye on Neela. On Thursday, December 22, Jack and Neela grow closer. Todd does something nice for Jack who in turn invites his dad to spend Christmas Eve with the family. On Friday, December 23, Shane gets leverage over Jack. Neela has second thoughts. And John learns of Jack’s confession.


  • Shane is reunited with his mother.
  • Jack encounters Gigi and Shane.
  • Someone gets married.
  • A power outage hits Llanview.
  • Todd and Blair inch closer.

GH Recap: Friday, December 16, 2011

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( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, December 16, 2011.


To ensure her place with Matt, Maxie tries to warm up Elizabeth’s home for Lucky. Meanwhile, Elizabeth, Ewen and Matt get acquainted. Ethan and Lucky discuss the power of love, and later Ethan tries to communicate with the Woman in White.

Sam breaks down as she comforts Michael. Meanwhile, Jason is haunted by Franco’s DVD message, and Monica is concerned about her son’s anger.

Lulu poses a question to Dante… ending with news that’s announced.

Johnny catches Delores illicitly entering the evidence room.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Michael tries to comfort Sam.
  • Jason makes his way to Chicago.
  • Matt interferes with a potential Christmas family celebration for Elizabeth and Lucky.

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( – Ratings Report for the Week of December 5-9, 2011

NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you.

Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,604,000 (+181,000/-330,000)
2. B&B 3,115,000 (+32,000/+119,000)
3. OLTL 2,589,000 (-108,000/+268,000)
4. DAYS 2,408,000 (-51,000/-199,000)
5. GH 2,261,000 (-43,000/-110,000)

1. Y&R 3.4/11 (+.1/-.1)
2. B&B 2.3/8 (-.1/+.2)
3. OLTL 1.9/6 (-.1/+.1)
4. DAYS 1.8/6 (-.1/-.1)
5. GH 1.7/5 (-.1/-.1) <—– ties low

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 756,000 (-47,000/-340,000) <—– new low *
2. GH 610,000 (-41,000/-78,000)
3. OLTL 603,000 (-63,000/+31,000)
4. B&B 534,000 (-6,000/-117,000)
5. DAYS 532,000 (-55,000/-210,000) <—– new low **

* Previous low: 803,000 (November 28 – December 2, 2011)
** Previous low: 543,000 (November 7-11, 2011)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.2/8 (-.1/-.5) <—– new low *
2. GH 1.0/6 (same/same)
3. OLTL 0.9/6 (-.1/same)
4. DAYS 0.8/5 (-.1/-.3) <—– ties low
4. B&B 0.8/5 (same/-.2) <—– ties low (2nd straight week)

* Previous low: 1.3/8 (November 28 – December 2, 2011)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. OLTL 38,000 (+6,000/+26,000)
2. Y&R 37,000 (+9,000/+8,000)
3. GH 18,000 (+1,000/-3,000)
3. B&B 18,000 (+3,000/+3,000)
5. DAYS 9,000 (+4,000/-10,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. OLTL 0.6/4 (same/same)
2. DAYS 0.5/3 (-.1/-.2)
2. Y&R 0.5/3 (same/-.4) <—– ties low (2nd straight week)
4. B&B 0.4/3 (same/-.2)
4. GH 0.4/3 (-.1/-.3) <—– ties low

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 1,057,000 (+63,000/-185,000)
2. B&B 724,000 (+8,000/+39,000)
3. DAYS 547,000 (+23,000/-74,000)
4. OLTL 496,000 (-41,000/+61,000)
5. GH 421,000 (-8,000/-11,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

Monday: 2.3/3,051,000
Tuesday: 2.3/3,093,000
Wednesday: 2.3/3,001,000
Thursday: 2.4/3,087,000
Friday: 2.4/3,344,000

Monday: 2.0/2,647,000
Tuesday: 1.8/2,509,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,445,000
Thursday: 1.6/2,271,000
Friday: 1.7/6 2,167,000

Monday: 1.9/2,423,000
Tuesday: 1.7/2,319,000
Wednesday: 1.6/2,195,000
Thursday: 1.6/2,148,000
Friday: 1.7/2,219,000

Monday: 2.0/2,554,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,828,000
Wednesday: 1.8/2,404,000
Thursday: 2.0/2,703,000
Friday: 1.8/2,456,000

Monday: 3.6/4,851,000
Tuesday: 3.3/4,537,000
Wednesday: 3.4/4,685,000
Thursday: 3.3/4,363,000
Friday: 3.4/4,586,000


For the SEASON September 19, 2011 through December 11, 2011

1. Y&R 3.5
2. B&B 2.4
3. OLTL 2.1
4. GH 1.9
4. DAYS 1.9

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.5
2. DAYS 1.1
2. GH 1.1
2. OLTL 1.1
5. B&B 1.0


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