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


OLTL Recap: Thursday, December 1, 2011

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( — “One Life to Live” Episode Recap – Thursday, December 1, 2011.


John’s side-tracked off Victor’s murder case by the investigation of the torching of Todd’s Sun office. He questions Brody about it. Brody admits to being afraid Vimal would tell John that Liam was his son, so he locked Vimal and Rama in the office. But he didn’t set the fire. As John is about to leave, he runs into Natalie. Brody’s asked to see Natalie. He tells her he still loves her but knows they can never be together after everything he did to her and her son. He hopes she finds some happiness with John.

Vimal and Rama are called to the police station. Vimal’s terrified that there will be reprisal for having kept Liam’s paternity a secret from John. But John instead is probing for more info about the Sun fire. Todd shows up to check on Blair but finds Jack instead. They get into it about Tomas being Victor’s killer. When Todd mentions the fire, Jack says something that tweaks Todd. Later on, while waiting to talk to John at the police station, Todd’s surprised when his Sun assistant shows up. Something she says tweaks Todd’s suspicions about the fire.

Shane reveals to Natalie that he won’t be happy until Jack is brought to justice for his part in Gigi’s death. When Shane goes to school, he meets Neela. She tells him she’s into Jack Manning. He shocks her by telling him Jack killed his mother. In Brazil, Rex awakens with a start, having had a nightmare about Gigi. In Brazil, Stacy wakes up gasping for air. Cutter comforts her. She points out that he’s not such a bad guy. Now that he’s no longer trying to sell her to Rex, he’s actually proven himself to be caring and sweet. They share a close moment.

On the Next One Life to Live

  • Jack starts to warm up to Todd.
  • Shane tells Neela all about Jack.
  • Todd bribes his assistant Tracy.

GH Recap: Monday, December 5, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Monday, December 5, 2011.


Robin talks with Patrick – but he thinks she is talking about Lisa’s murder.

Dante and Lulu spar over his return to fieldwork and her desire to change him.

Face to face with the Woman in White, Ethan tries to get to know her.

Furious, Elizabeth freaks out at Luke and Lucky for putting Aiden in Luke’s hands. She collapses after getting emotional, only for Luke to warn Lucky not to get sucked in.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Jason and Sam resolve to not let Franco get in the way of their love.
  • Carly has a new roommate.
  • Sonny returns home.

GH Recap: Friday, December 2, 2011

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( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Friday, December 2, 2011.


Upset about the bad press from Lisa’s murder, Monica asks Robin an important question. Surprise and displeasure, Robin agrees. Will Robin tell Patrick what is going on?

Lulu gets angry when she discovers Dante and Delores are back in the line of fire…what will happen to their engagement?

Alexis and Ethan go after Molly at Wyndemere.

Maggie lets out that Luke brought Aiden to the hospital to Elizabeth. Stunned, Elizabeth slaps Luke for endangering her son after Jake. Elizabeth unspools with Lucky.

Sonny finally goes inside his Bensonhurst home after a little help from Kate.

Michael agrees to help Tracy and ELQ if she helps Abby.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Robin and Patrick have an important discussion.
  • Lulu and Dante have a disagreement.
  • Elizabeth is angry at Luke.

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( — Ratings Report for the Week of November 21-25, 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 4,532,000 (-38,000/-405,000)
2. B&B 3,188,000 (+136,000/+74,000)
3. OLTL 2,817,000 (+167,000/+460,000)
4. DAYS 2,537,000 (+84,000/+75,000)
5. GH 2,457,000 (+83,000/+35,000)

1. Y&R 3.4/11 (same/same)
2. B&B 2.4/7 (+.1/+.3)
3. OLTL 2.1/6 (+.1/+.3)
4. DAYS 1.9/6 (+.1/+.1)
4. GH 1.9/5 (+.1/+.1)

Women 18-49 Viewers
1. Y&R 879,000 (-24,000/-168,000)
2. DAYS 703,000 (+109,000/+11,000)
3. OLTL 683,000 (+15,000/+58,000)
4. GH 616,000 (-19,000/-105,000)
5. B&B 559,000 (-89,000/-52,000)

Women 18-49 Rating
1. Y&R 1.4/9 (same/-.2)
2. DAYS 1.1/7 (+.2/+.1)
2. OLTL 1.1/7 (+.1/+.2)
4. GH 1.0/6 (same/-.1)
5. B&B 0.9/5 (-.1/same)

Girls 12-17 Viewers
1. OLTL 50,000 (+14,000/+27,000)
2. B&B 39,000 (+26,000/+3,000)
3. Y&R 35,000 (+5,000/-30,000)
4. GH 33,000 (+18,000/+16,000)
5. DAYS 20,000 (+8,000/-5,000)

Women 18-34 Rating
1. DAYS 0.8/5 (+.2/+.1)
2. Y&R 0.6/4 (-.1/-.4)
2. OLTL 0.6/4 (same/+.1)
4. GH 0.4/3 (-.1/-.2)
4. B&B 0.4/2 (-.1/-.2)

Men 18+ Viewers
1. Y&R 986,000 (-67,000/-189,000)
2. B&B 717,000 (+54,000/+12,000)
3. DAYS 530,000 (-21,000/-50,000)
4. OLTL 524,000 (+17,000/+92,000)
5. GH 464,000 (+24,000/-3,000)


Day-To-Day Ratings – HH/Total Viewers

Monday: 2.4/3,209,000
Tuesday: 2.4/3,238,000
Wednesday: 2.4/3,119,000

Monday: 1.9/2,554,000
Tuesday: 1.9/2,537,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,520,000

Monday: 1.8/2,419,000
Tuesday: 1.9/2,513,000
Wednesday: 1.9/2,438,000
Thursday: 0.5/681,000 (repeat – did not count)

Monday: 2.1/2,870,000
Tuesday: 2.0/2,630,000
Wednesday: 2.2/2,950,000
Thursday: 0.6/726,000 (repeat – did not count)

Monday: 3.5/4,445,000
Tuesday: 3.5/4,643,000
Wednesday: 3.4/4,508,000
Thursday: 1.3/1,937,000 (repeat – did not count)
Friday: 2.0/2,996,000 (repeat – did not count)


For the SEASON September 19, 2011 through November 27, 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


Ratings Archive


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( — A look at what’s happening on “General Hospital” during the week of December 5, 2011.


Ethan confronts the Woman in White at Wyndemere. On Monday, December 5, an overwrought Elizabeth goes off on Luke and Lucky. Luke warns an affected Lucky not to get sucked back in. Lucky’s firm declaration prompts Elizabeth to make a shady move. Things get interesting very quickly when Shawn moves into Carly’s house to better protect her and Josslyn. Sonny faces down his past on Tuesday, December 6. Kate comes to Sonny’s rescue. Sonny and Kate begin to give in to their passion.

The Inside Story: Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend
Jason and Sam make a doomed resolution. Sam continues to investigate the recent violence against the strippers to get her mind off of the events on the island. Coleman shows Jason the latest message from Franco. Sam breaks down to Michael and the pair share an intense heart to heart on Wednesday, December 7. Jason works to piece together Franco’s message. Dante takes measures to contain an upset Jason. Michael is determined to find Franco. Sam and Michael discover a new DVD from Franco. A caged Jason is flooded with memories – and attacks. Sam pleads with Michael not to reveal the contents of the DVD to Jason.

A Closer Look: Breaking the Rules
Patrick misinterprets the message in Robin’s words. Dante confronts Lulu about her desire to change him to suit her desires. He later asks Delores out for drinks. Maxie takes a break from her search for Matt to gives Lulu some sage advice. Maxie asks for a favor. Johnny and Delores face off. Delores clearly wants something from Dante … and takes it on Thursday, December 8. Maggie questions Steve about the night of Lisa’s murder. Later, Olivia and Johnny are not pleased when they arrive at Jake’s together. Mac, Ronnie, Dante and Delores gather all the suspects in Lisa’s murder at the scene of the crime determined to get to the bottom of the matter.


  • Ethan gets a new job.
  • Michael and Sam head to Chicago.
  • The changes in Jason’s behavior unsettles Monica.
  • Matt confronts Lucky.
  • Maggie offers Patrick unsolicited advice.

GH Recap: Thursday, December 1, 2011


( — “General Hospital” Episode Recap – Thursday, December 1, 2011.


Sam discovers one of Franco’s graffiti symbols. Together with Jason, they try to decipher its meaning. But Jason gets emotional again and Sam realizes there is a much bigger message.

Carly asks Shawn an important question.

Spinelli uses his social networking skills to get his cyber information.

Mac asks Alexis to represent Robin and Maxie if they need legal help for murder. We realize Robin has lab test results for herself – what is her condition? Dante is assigned a new partner. Delores shows up to question Johnny. Leave it to Anthony to interrupt. Dante has evidence that the suspect pool may be larger than those on the boat, to Ronnie’s chagrin.

On the Next General Hospital

  • Monica has an important question for Robin.
  • Elizabeth has a shocking response for Luke.
  • Sonny and Kate continue their visit in Bensonhurst.

OLTL PreVUE: Week of December 5 Edition

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( — A look at what’s happening on “One Life to Live” during the week of December 5, 2011.


Calmar admits that Tomas murdered Victor, however John remains suspicious. John shares his thoughts on the case with Bo. Blair persuades Todd to use The Sun to find Tomas. However, on Friday, December 7, Tomas contacts Blair and makes a shocking confession. Blair breaks down in front of Todd. Téa learns that John is looking at another suspect. Elsewhere in Llanview, Roxy pushes Natalie to get back together with John. And Starr and Dani try to get Rick to drop his lawsuit, however, Starr’s actions could come back to haunt her in the end.

The Inside Story: Bad Boys
Cutter and Rex each make shocking discoveries on Monday, December 5. Jack walks in on Shane pumping Neela for information. Later, Jack tells her his version of events, and asks her out on a date. On Tuesday, December 6, Aubrey and Rex visit Kim, who tries to cut a deal with them. Noelle tells Shane she has created a pie in Gigi’s memory. Starr can’t get Jack to open up to her. Roxy and Destiny fill Neela in on Jack’s misdeeds. Shane plots to use the newcomer to get justice for Gigi. Kim confesses all to Rex about Stacy on Wednesday, December 7. Afterward, Aubrey confronts Rama over her framing Kim for murder. In Texas, Stacy has a feeling of déjà vu. Neela tries to get a confession out of Jack. Rex tells Shane what he’s learned, and later kisses Aubrey and extends a special invitation to her. And on Friday, December 9, Rex and Shane arrive in Paris, Texas.

A Closer Look: S.O.S.
The residents of Llanview settle in to watch their favorite soap, “Fraternity Row.” Viki and Clint get nostalgic while watching the show, and end up in a kiss. However, the mood quickly sours when Clint mentions Kim. On Wednesday, December 7, Viki opens up to Noelle, who invites her go back to Paris, Texas with her and Moe for the annual Pie-Off. At the same time, Nigel receives an earful from Clint about his woman troubles. After learning “Fraternity Row” has been canceled, Roxy makes it her mission to save her soap, and seeks out Clint’s help. By Friday, December 9, Viki informs Clint she is leaving town, and the old flames argue over Kim. Clint pleas fall on deaf ears. And later, with Viki in Texas, Kim pays Clint a surprise visit.


  • Viki encounters Charlie at the Bon Jour.
  • David returns home to Llanview.
  • Matthew and Destiny argue over the baby.
  • John helps Téa in a moment of need.
  • Roxy rallies her fellow “Fraternity Row” fans.

GH Alerts: Week of December 5 Edition


( — “General Hospital” DVR Alerts for the Week of December 5, 2011.


  • Monday: Robin tries to tell Patrick something important. Elizabeth rages at Luke. Lulu and Dante have a disagreement.
  • Tuesday: Jason and Sam resolve to not let Franco get in the way of their love. Sonny returns home. Carly has a new roommate.
  • Wednesday: Sam breaks down to Michael. Does Jason have a breakthrough? Dante asks Delores to drinks.
  • Thursday: Another gift from Franco surfaces. Things gets heated between Sonny and Kate. Maxie enlists someone important in town for help.
  • Friday: Jason loses his temper and attacks. Mac rounds up the possible suspects in Lisa’s demise. Dante makes a surprising discovery.

OLTL Alerts: Week of December 5 Edition

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( — “One Life to Live” DVR Alerts for the Week of December 5, 2011.


  • Monday: Aubrey tells Rex a secret about Cutter. Todd is nervous when Calmar is brought in for questioning. Starr’s actions may come back to haunt her.
  • Tuesday: Cutter and Stacy visit someplace from Gigi’s past. Roxy learns her favorite soap has been canceled. Viki and Clint come together in a kiss.
  • Wednesday: Roxy resorts to drastic measures to save her show. Shane wants justice for his mother’s death. Noelle has a proposition for Viki.
  • Thursday: Shane is surprised by what Rex has to say. Bo leaves John with some food for thought. Shane wants Neela to do his dirty work.
  •  Friday: Clint is shocked to learn Viki is leaving Llanview. Someone unexpected stops by Llanfair. Tomas makes contact Blair.

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