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Daytime Broadcast Ratings for the Week of July 18-22, 2022

How daytime broadcast performed during the week of July 18-22, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

Daytime Broadcast Ratings for the Week of July 18-22, 2022

How daytime broadcast performed during the week of July 18-22, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

After recent scheduling conflicts, the weekly Daytime Broadcast ratings reports are now back beginning today with the posting of the ratings for the week of July 18-22, 2022. Going forward, daytime broadcast ratings will continue to be posted on Tuesdays (Wednesdays/Thursdays when considering holiday weeks) and soap opera ratings posting on Thursdays.

With its best performance among Total Viewers in six weeks, “The Young and the Restless” (3.381 million) once again led the scripted ranks, gaining +102,000 viewers week to week and +11,000 viewers over the same week last year. In fact, for the first time since returning to originals, the drama was the only series to gain north of one million viewers over its performance during the same week in 2020, gaining +1.492 million viewers vs two years prior.

The Bold and the Beautiful” (3.021 million) was back over the three million viewer mark, gaining +67,000 viewers week to week and a hefty +155,000 viewers over the same week last year. Exactly two years after returning to originals, the drama gained +916,000 viewers compared to its performance during the same week in 2020.

“General Hospital” (2.152 million) had the second largest week to week gain among Total Viewers, +105,000 viewers compared to one week earlier. The soap was also up +14,000 viewers over the comparable week last year.

Despite seeing a year to year gain of +7,000 viewers one week earlier, “Days of our Lives” (1.638 million) was down -7,000 viewers year to year and down another -12,000 viewers from one week earlier.

“TODAY 3rd Hour” (1.974 million) remained under the two million viewer mark but gained the most viewers among all daytime broadcast shows week to week, gaining +119,000 viewers compared to one week earlier.

“The Talk” (1.432 million) was back in last place among Total Viewers after a number of weeks ahead of “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna” (1.474 million).

What follows is a breakdown of how the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of July 18-22, 2022 in Women 18-49 rating, Women 25-54 rating, Households and Total Viewers, including a look at their comparable performance in 2021 and 2020, respectively. A closer look at the daytime soaps, including their daily performance in the demos, will be posted on Thursday.

Week Of July 18-22, 2022 Rankers

Women 18-49 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – R0.4/100.40.50.5
1. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – R0.4/90.40.40.5
3. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.3/70.30.40.3
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.3/70.30.50.2
3. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.30.30.50.5
3. General Hospital (ABC)0.3/60.30.3NR**
3. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – R0.3/70.30.30.4
3. The View (ABC)0.3/70.30.40.4
3. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.30.30.40.4
11. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – R0.2/60.30.30.3
11. Days of our Lives (NBC)0.2/50.20.30.4
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.2/40.20.30.2
11. The Talk (CBS)0.2/40.20.20.2
Source: Nielsen

Women 25-54 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – R0.7/110.70.80.8
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – R0.6/100.60.70.7
2. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.6/90.60.70.4**
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.5/80.50.70.5
4. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.50.50.60.8
4. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – R0.5/80.50.50.6
7. General Hospital (ABC)0.4/60.50.5NR**
7. The View (ABC)0.4/60.40.50.6
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – R0.4/70.40.50.5
7. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.40.40.50.6
7. Days of our Lives (NBC)0.4/50.30.40.6
12. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.3/40.30.40.4
12. The Talk (CBS)0.3/40.30.40.3
Source: Nielsen

Households

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – R2.7/142.72.83.3
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – R2.4/122.42.43.0
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)2.3/112.22.31.4**
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)2.0/102.02.01.6
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – R1.7/91.71.82.3
6. The View (ABC)1.6/81.51.62.1
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – R1.5/81.51.61.9
7. General Hospital (ABC)1.5/71.41.5NR**
9. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)1.41.3N/A1.7
10. Days of our Lives (NBC)1.1/51.11.21.4
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1.0/51.01.01.2
11. The Talk (CBS)1.0/51.00.91.0
11. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1.01.0N/A1.2
Source: Nielsen

Total Viewers

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS) – R4,221,0004,281,0004,212,0004,766,000
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS) – R3,676,0003,807,0003,681,0004,256,000
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)3,381,0003,279,0003,370,0001,889,000**
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)3,021,0002,954,0002,866,0002,105,000
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS) – R2,703,0002,716,0002,706,0003,158,000
6. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS) – R2,330,0002,321,0002,349,0002,678,000
7. The View (ABC)2,224,0002,158,0002,312,0002,688,000
8. General Hospital (ABC)2,152,0002,047,0002,138,000NR**
9. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)1,974,0001,855,000N/A2,227,000
10. Days of our Lives (NBC)1,638,0001,650,0001,645,0001,895,000
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1,539,0001,469,000N/A1,509,000
12. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1,474,0001,373,000570,0001,614,000
13. The Talk (CBS)1,432,0001,443,0001,245,0001,361,000
Source: Nielsen

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

  • “General Hospital” aired a rerun on Thursday, July 21 which was not rated by Nielsen. The show aired for just 52 minutes on Friday, July 22. The show’s ratings are based on four days (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday).
  • “GMA3: What You Need to Know” aired for just 48 minutes on Friday, July 22.
  • “Let’s Make a Deal” aired reruns all week.
  • “The Price is Right” aired reruns all week. 
  • “The Talk” aired for just 25 minutes on Thursday, July 21.

Notes: Viewing levels were hitting multi-year highs in 2020 during the initial shutdown of the country due to COVID-19. “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” began their months-long era of classic episodes which continued through late July 2020 and early August 2020, respectively. Comparable 2020 figures for “General Hospital” will return in August as the show aired reruns for most of the summer that year and was not rated (NR) by Nielsen.