Daytime Ratings: Week of December 14-18, 2020

Paul Telfer, Drew Carey, Days of our Lives, The Price is Right
Paul Telfer ("Days of our Lives"), Drew Carey
NBC; Monty Brinton/CBS

During the week of December 14-18, 2020, “Days of our Livesranked number one among soaps in Women 18-49 Viewers for the first time since the week of March 20-24, 2006, including all periods when the soap opera competed with soaps no longer on the air. The soap attracted 243,000 viewers in the demo, a gain of 23,000 viewers week-to-week and a 10,000 viewer gain year-to-year.

In Women 18-49 rating, “DAYS” tied for first place among soaps with “The Young and the Restless” (both with a 0.37 rating) and “General Hospital” (0.36 rating) as the trio each rounded up to a 0.4 rating. “The Bold and the Beautiful” ranked last among the soaps with a 0.33 rating (rounded down to a 0.3).

“The Talk” continues to erode viewers despite hiring two new co-hosts to help stop the bleeding. So far this season, “The Talk” is averaging 1.502 million viewers. In Women 18-49 viewers, the soap is averaging just 155,000 viewers and only 240,000 viewers in Women 25-54. For the week of December 14, however, things were even worse for the talk show. “The Talk” averaged just 1.471 million viewers, with 148,000 viewers in Women 18-49 and 235,000 viewers in Women 25-54, placing it last among all daytime broadcast programs airing on ABC, CBS and NBC.

The Price is Right” remained tops in viewers and the key demos.

What follows is a breakdown of daytime television’s most-watched and highest-rated shows in Total Viewers, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54.

Total Viewers

1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – 4,661,000
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – 4,137,000
3. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – 3,066,000
4. The Young and the Restless (CBS) – 2,993,000
5. The View (ABC) – 2,843,000
6. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) – 2,588,000
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – 2,514,000
8. 3rd Hour Today (NBC) – 2,422,000
9. General Hospital (ABC) – 2,176,000
10. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC) – 1,809,000
11. Days of our Lives (NBC) – 1,778,000
12. Today with Hoda & Jenna (NBC) – 1,676,000
13. The Talk (CBS) – 1,471,000

Women 18-49 Viewers

1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – 333,000
2. 3rd Hour Today (NBC)- 332,000
3. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – 306,000
4. Today with Hoda & Jenna (NBC) – 253,000
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – 252,000
6. The View (ABC) – 250,000
7. Days of our Lives (NBC) – 243,000
8. The Young and the Restless (CBS) – 238,000
9. General Hospital (ABC) – 233,000
10. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) – 217,000
11. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – 211,000
12. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC) – 209,000
13. The Talk (CBS) – 148,000

Women 25-54 Viewers

1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – 470,000
2. 3rd Hour Today (NBC) – 456,000
3. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – 420,000
4. The Young and the Restless (CBS) – 367,000
5. The View (ABC) – 359,000
6. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) – 353,000
7. General Hospital (ABC) – 350,000
8. Today with Hoda & Jenna (NBC) – 340,000
9. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – 339,000
10. Days of our Lives (NBC) – 326,000
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC) – 290,000
12. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – 286,000
13. The Talk (CBS) – 235,000