The Chew

  • Ratings: A Closer Look at Daytime Talk

    Before we post the daytime soap opera ratings for the week of March 26-30, 2012, our friend Marc Berman at TV Media Insights has posted the latest ratings for daytime talk shows and things are still looking very bad...

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    ‘The Revolution’ Hits New Series Low, Bringing Down ‘General Hospital’

    "General Hospital" and "The Revolution" are both fighting for a spot on the fall 2012-2013 schedule on ABC Daytime, although neither appear to be making a solid case for themselves.

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    ‘The Revolution’ Pulled? ‘General Hospital’ Moving to 2:00 PM?

    Prior to our posting the press release from the Disney/ABC Television Stations Group which revealed the premiere date of "Katie," Soap Opera Network learned via its sources that ABC had quietly been informing their affiliates of the pending cancellation...

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    The Missing Link: What Happened to ‘General Hospital’s’ Viewers on Friday, March 2, 2012?

    Call it the case of a pissed off audience or call it a fluke, but whatever it is the mystery of where "General Hospital's" audience went by its Friday, March 2, 2012 episode is up in the air.

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    Katie Couric: ‘General Hospital’s’ Savior?

    On June 6, 2011, ABC finally announced (after months of rumors) that it had signed a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric to host a new daily syndicated talk show, and that said show would replace...

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    ‘General Hospital’ Hits Four-Month High in Key Demos, ‘The Revolution’ Continues Poor Performance

    "General Hospital" is the only soap opera left on the ABC Daytime schedule and is also the longest running dramatic series in the networks history. Unfortunately, the soap is facing the same cancellation danger that its former network counterparts...

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    ‘The Chew’ Attracts Largest Audience Since Premiere, But Remains Below ‘All My Children’

    As in previous weeks, ratings for soaps are unavailable at press time but the numbers are out for talk shows including "The Chew," "The Talk" and "The View."

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    Disney/ABC Announces Over 60% Station Clearance of ‘Katie’; Talk Show Scheduled to Replace ‘GH’ in September 2012

    As previously reported, ABC soap opera "General Hospital" will lose its coveted 3:00 PM ET/2:00 PM CT/PT timeslot beginning in September 2012 when the network hands the hour back to its local affiliates. The move will leave ABC's daytime...

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    ABC Moving Much of Its Daytime Operations to New York City

    With the cancellations of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" back in April it was unclear at the time as to where their replacement shows "The Chew" and "The Revolution" would film their daily episodes. Now with...

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    Ratings Reflection: ‘All My Children’ Ranks Second in Households Season to Date

    You may be asking yourself why in the world would we be doing a ratings reflection that highlights ABC's canceled "All My Children" as ranking second in households (amongst all soaps) for the season when the show has already...