Disney/ABC Television Group

Disney/ABC Television Group

ABC’s “General Hospital” continues to pace for its best season since the 2006/2007 television season as the series hit four week highs in Women 18-34 (254,000/0.8 rating – tied in rating) and was the #2 program in Women 18-49 (776,000/1.2 rating) and Women 25-54 (1.05 million/1.7 rating). The soap attracted its largest single episode audience in over 6 years in total viewers on Tuesday, January 7 as 3.55 million viewers tuned into the happenings going on in Port Charles. The last time the audience for a single episode was that high was November 12, 2007.

Meanwhile, “The View” and “The Chew” are showing growth for the alphabet network in the key sales demos and viewers.

via Press Release

“The View” Sets 1-Year High in Total Viewers and Near 1-Year High in W25-54

“The Chew” Devours Record Highs in Total Viewers and
Women 25-54; Delivers Top 12 Weeks Ever in 2013/14

Tuesday’s “General Hospital” is the Series’ #1 Telecast in Over Six Years in Total Viewers; Ranks as the Week’s #1 Program in Daytime in Women 18-34

“The View”: (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

At 11:00 o’clock, “The View” returned from two week of encores surging to a 1 year high in Total Viewers (3.51 million) and a near 1 year high in Women 25-54 (782,000/1.3 rating) – since weeks of 1/28/13 and 2/18/13, respectively.

• Notably, Tuesday’s telecast hit a near 1-and-a-half year high in Total Viewers (3.95 million) and set a 1 year high in Women 25-54 (915,000/1.5 rating) – since 9/25/12 and 1/28/13, respectively.

• “The View” posted double digit year to year increases in target demos: by 16% in Total Viewers (3.51 million vs. 3.02 million), by 12% in Women 18-49 (575,000 vs. 512,000) and by 17% in Women 25-54 (782,000 vs. 671,000).

“The Chew”: (1:00 – 2:00 p.m.)

On the verge of breaking into the Top 5 programs in daytime in coveted sales demo Women 25-54, “The Chew” returned from two weeks of repeats recording all time weekly highs in Total Viewers (3.28 million) and Women 25-54 (774,000/1.3 rating – tied week of 12/9/13).

In fact, 2013/14 season to date, “The Chew” has generated its Top 12 weeks in the show’s history in Total Viewers, Top 13 in Women 18-49 and Top 7 in Women 25-54.

• Impressively, Tuesday’s telecast – featuring healthy yet delicious recipes to kick off the New Year – stood as the show’s #1 telecast of all time in Total Viewers (3.67 million) and Women 25-54 (889,000/1.5 rating).

• Versus year ago, “The Chew” delivered the largest growth of any program in Daytime, surging by 41% in Total Viewers (3.28 million vs. 2.34 million), by 38% in Women 18-49 (574,000 vs. 416,000) and by 44% in Women 25-54 (774,000 vs. 536,000).

“General Hospital”: (2:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

With four week highs, “General Hospital” ranked as the week’s #1 program in daytime among Women 18-34 (254,000/0.8 rating – tied on rating) and was the #2 program in Women 18-49 (776,000/1.2 rating) and Women 25-54 (1.05 million/1.7 rating).

• Tuesday’s telecast ranked as the series’ most-watched telecast in over 6 years in Total Viewers (3.55 million – since 11/12/07).

Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, weeks of 1/6/14, Live + Same Day. Program rankings based on U.S. ratings and include ties. Gapped/Breakout/Specials programming excluded.

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