‘General Hospital’ Ties ‘The View’ in Women 18-34; ‘The Chew’ Hits Series High in Total Viewers

Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney/ABC Television Group
Disney/ABC Television Group

ABC’s “General Hospital” and “The View” ranked #1 in Women 18-34 for the week of January 21-25, 2013. Both series averaged a 0.7 rating in the key sales demo. This marks “GH’s” 10th time in the past 11 weeks to rank #1 in the demo.

“The Chew” recorded its most watched week in total viewers. The series averaged 2.628 million viewers during the week, which was a gain of 238,000 viewers, or 12%, compared to the equivalent week last year when it averaged 2.345 million viewers.

via Press Release

ABC is Daytime’s #1 Network in Women 18-34 for 3rd Straight Week and for the 19th Time in 20 Weeks; Biggest Year-to-Year Gainer of the Broadcast Nets

“The Chew” Delivers the Series’ Most-Watched Week Ever in Total Viewers, Posting its 3rd Consecutive Week of Growth; Up by Double Digits Year to Year

“General Hospital” and “The View” Tie for #1 in Women 18-34

With Season Highs, “The View” Delivers its Most-Watched Week in 8 Months

Daytime Programming Highlights

During the week of January 21, 2013, ABC ranked as Daytime’s #1 network for the 3rd week in a row in Women 18-34 (0.6 rating/198,000 – tied), and for the 19th time in the prior 20 weeks, posting the largest year-to-year increases of any broadcast network in the demo (+37% vs. +15% NBC/-20% CBS).

Gaining viewers for the 3rd consecutive week, “The Chew” recorded its most-watched week on record in Total Viewers (2.628 million), up by a solid 12% year to year (vs. 2.345 million).

“General Hospital” and “The View” tied as Daytime’s #1 program in Women 18-34 (0.7 ratings apiece), marking “General Hospital’s” 10th time in the past 11 weeks to rank #1 in the key demo.

Boasting season highs, “The View” delivered its most-watched week in 8 months in Total Viewers (3.440 million – since week of 5/14/12).

Source: NTI, Week of 1/21/13, Live + Same Day; “Price is Right” is average from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2012/13 season to date: 9/24/12-1/11/13. All ranks/ties based on rating unless otherwise noted. Excludes specials/breakout/gapped programming.