Ratings

Ratings

For the just concluded May Sweeps ratings period, ABC's "General Hospital" attracted its largest audience in seven years in Total Viewers (3.068 million) and best performance in three years in Women 18-49 (747,000/1.2 rating) and Women 25-54 (999,000/1.6 rating) – since May Sweeps 2007 and 2011, respectively. The soap ranked as the #1 daytime show in Women 18-49 (tied in rating). Further, "GH" stood as the #1 program in Women 18-34 (252,000/0.7 rating), hitting a 4 year high in the demo – since May Sweeps 2010.
With the traditional 2013-2014 television season (September to May) now concluded, CBS Daytime has posted overall year-to-year growth in total viewers, while also posting 2014 May Sweep increases in viewers and in the key sales demos compared to the 2013 May Sweeps period.

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Ratings Report for the Week of April 7-11, 2014NOTE: 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 4,432,000 (-112,000/-98,000) 2. B&B 3,435,000 (-94,000/+74,000) 3. GH 2,780,000 (-95,000/-91,000) 4. DAYS 2,336,000 (-87,000/-133,000)Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (-.1/same) 2. B&B 2.6/9 (same/+.2) 3. GH 2.1/7 (-.1/same) 4. DAYS 1.7/6 (-.1/-.2)Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 727,000 (-68,000/-124,000) 2. GH 703,000 (+23,000/-18,000) 3. B&B 633,000 (+16,000/-55,000) 4. DAYS 540,000 (-33,000/-36,000)Women 18-49 Rating 1. GH 1.1/8 (same/same) 1. Y&R 1.1/8 (-.1/-.2) <------ ties low 3. B&B 1.0/7 (same/-.1) 4. DAYS 0.8/6 (-.1/-.1)Women 18-34 Viewers 1. GH 180,000 (-58,000/-49,000) 2. Y&R 166,000 (-49,000/-71,000) 3. B&B 162,000 (+9,000/-16,000) 4....
During first quarter 2014, CBS' full daytime lineup was up 13% compared to first quarter 2013, per Nielsen Media Research data. Additionally, "The Talk" and "Let's Make a Deal" delivered their largest-ever first quarter in total viewers and key women. Meanwhile, "The Young and the Restless" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" delivered their largest audiences since first quarter 2008, with "Y&R" averaging 5.51 million viewers, up 11% from last year, and "B&B" averaging 4.02 million viewers, up 10% from last year. "The Price is Right" was also attracted its best numbers since 2004 and 2005, respectively.

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