Daytime Broadcast Ratings for the Week of December 13-17, 2021

Drew Carey, The Price is Right
Photo by Cliff Lipson/CBS

Updated January 6, 2022: With the unrounded numbers now available for Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating, several ties were broken.

Originally tied for number one in Women 25-54 with rounded figures, “The Young and the Restless” (0.66 rating) ranked second overall and was just 0.01 ratings points behind the second half-hour of “The Price is Right” (0.67 rating) which owned first place all to itself. Similarly, both shows were tied for first in Women 18-49 but are now separated by 0.03 ratings points with the second half-hour placing first (0.42 rating) followed by “TODAY 3rd Hour” (0.41 rating) in second place and “Y&R” (0.39 rating) placing third.

Check out the updated chart below.

Previous December 29, 2021: During the week of December 13-17, 2021 (week 13 of the 2021-2022 television season), CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” hit a new season low for the third consecutive week. Even still, the show remains up compared to its year ago performance in Total Viewers (+399,000). “The Bold and the Beautiful” fell behind the second half-hour of “Let’s Make a Deal” in Total Viewers for the first time this season. The soap placed fifth for the week while still on the plus side compared to the one year earlier in Total Viewers (+225,000). “Y&R” and “B&B” were the only daytime broadcast programs up compared to the same week last year in Total Viewers.

Week to week, viewers tuned in to play games with the second half-hour of “The Price is Right” (+136,000 viewers) and the first half-hour of “Let’s Make a Deal” (+49,000 viewers) both on the plus side compared to one week earlier. Also up were “GMA3: What You Need to Know” (+11,000 viewers) and “The Talk” (+6,000 viewers). The first half-hour of “The Price is Right” hit a new season low for the second consecutive week.

Note: Unrounded demos were unavailable at press time. Therefore, we are posting the rounded numbers for now. The post will be updated when the unrounded numbers become available. Total Viewers and Households for “TODAY 3rd Hour” and “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna” were unavailable at press time. The 2019 comparison figures for “GMA3: What You Need to Know” are based on the performance of “GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke”* which aired at the time.

​​What follows is a breakdown of how the daytime broadcast shows performed for the week of December 13-17, 2021 in rounded Women 25-54 rating, rounded Women 18-49 rating, Households and Total Viewers, including a look at their performance in 2020 and 2019, respectively. A closer look at the daytime soaps, including their daily performance in the demos, will be posted soon.

Week of December 13-17, 2021 Rankers

Women 18-49 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2019 Numbers
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.420.410.510.57
2 TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.410.420.510.56
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.390.390.370.47
4. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.370.380.470.52
5. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.350.340.330.42
6. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.340.340.390.45
7. General Hospital (ABC)0.330.310.360.47
8. The View (ABC)0.320.310.380.39
9 TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.310.340.390.41
10. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.300.280.320.39
11. Days of our Lives (NBC)0.250.260.370.39
12. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.230.210.320.27
13. The Talk (CBS)0.220.220.230.31

Women 25-54 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2019 Numbers
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.670.670.770.85
2. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.660.650.600.78
3. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.600.620.690.77
4. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.590.610.750.81
5. The Bold and the Beautiful0.580.580.580.68
6. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.530.540.550.61
7. General Hospital (ABC)0.500.490.570.71
8. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.470.450.470.53
9. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.450.480.560.59
10. The View (ABC)0.440.440.590.58
11. Days of our Lives (NBC)0.370.370.530.59
12. The Talk (CBS)0.340.340.380.46
13. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.320.290.470.41

Households

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2019 Numbers
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)2.82.83.13.5
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)2.52.52.73.2
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)2.32.32.12.7
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)1.92.01.92.3
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)1.81.82.02.3
6. The View (ABC)1.61.62.12.0
6. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)1.61.61.72.0
8. General Hospital (ABC)1.51.51.61.7
9. Days of our Lives (NBC)1.21.21.21.4
10. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1.11.01.31.2*
11. The Talk (CBS)1.01.01.11.5
. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)N/A1.61.71.9
. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)N/A1.21.21.4

Total Viewers

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2019 Numbers
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)4,365,0004,229,0004,661,0004,941,000
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)3,824,0003,827,0004,137,0004,428,000
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)3,392,0003,404,0002,993,0003,635,000
4. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)2,862,0002,872,0003,066,0003,169,000
5. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)2,813,0002,888,0002,588,0003,049,000
6. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)2,494,0002,445,0002,514,0002,743,000
7. The View (ABC)2,306,0002,309,0002,843,0002,543,000
8. General Hospital (ABC)2,127,0002,131,0002,176,0002,219,000
9. Days of our Lives (NBC)1,706,0001,715,0001,778,0001,907,000
10. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1,525,0001,514,0001,809,0001,472,000*
11. The Talk (CBS)1,434,0001,428,0001,471,0002,005,000
. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)N/A2,247,0002,422,0002,580,000
. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)N/A1,651,0001,676,0001,890,000

Note: The numbers above are calculated using Live+Same Day viewing and DVR playback, defined as 3:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m, and are courtesy of Nielsen. Household ratings are the percentage of TV homes in the U.S. tuned into television.

*Notable Preemptions/Schedule Changes

  • Notes to be added when they become available