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‘General Hospital,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Among Several to Hit Season Highs

How the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of November 14-18, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

‘General Hospital,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Among Several to Hit Season Highs

How the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of November 14-18, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

Every daytime broadcast show saw week-to-week gains among Total Viewers with “The Bold and the Beautiful” (3.091 million) gaining the most viewers overall, up +187,000 viewers, followed by “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna” (1.682 million, up +114,000 viewers, and the second half-hour of “The Price is Right” (4.401 million), up +106,000 viewers, respectively. “The Bold and the Beautiful” also gained the most viewers year-to-year, up +238,000, and the most compared to the same week in 2020, up +336,000. This week marked a season high for the half-hour drama and was the soap’s best performance among Total Viewers since the week of July 25-29, 2022 (3.091 million vs. 3.174 million).

Also hitting a season high among Total Viewers, “General Hospital” (2.242 million) attracted its largest overall audience since the week of May 16-20, 2022 (2.242 million vs. 2.244 million). The soap was up +91,000 viewers week-to-week and up +139,000 viewers compared to the same week last year. In fact, compared to its performance in 2020, “General Hospital” was up +213,000 viewers, the second largest gain behind only “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Further, “General Hospital” was up in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating compared to its performance one week earlier, one year earlier and in 2020. See below for more.

“General Hospital” Women 18-49 Rating Comparison

  • 0.4 rating this week vs. 0.3 rating last week
  • 0.4 rating this week vs. 0.3 rating last year
  • 0.4 rating this week vs. 0.3 rating in 2020

“General Hospital” Women 25-54 Rating Comparison

  • 0.6 rating this week vs. 0.5 rating last week
  • 0.6 rating this week vs. 0.5 rating last year
  • 0.6 rating this week vs. 0.5 rating in 2020

Additional shows hitting a season high in Total Viewers include “The View” (2.387 million), the first half-hour of “The Price is Right” (3.918 million), both half hours of “Let’s Make a Deal” (2.380 million / 2.778 million) and “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna,” the latter of which also gained viewers compared to the same week last year (+127,000) and in 2020 (+46,000).

“The Talk” was up week-to-week among Total Viewers, gaining +97,000 viewers, and was up a smidge compared to its performance one year earlier (+16,000 viewers). The show was flat among viewers compared to 2020, but the daytime talker did hit a new season high in Women 25-54 rating, marking its best performance in the demo since the week of May 9-13, 2022.

What follows is a breakdown of how the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of November 14-18, 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.

Note: “NBC News Daily” year ago and 2020 figures are compared to the performance of “Days of our Lives.”

Week Of November 14-18, 2022 Rankers

Women 18-49 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.50.40.40.6
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.40.40.50.5
2. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.40.40.30.4
2. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.40.40.40.4
2. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.40.30.40.5
2. General Hospital (ABC)0.40.30.30.3
7. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.30.20.30.4
7. The View (ABC)0.30.30.30.4
7. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.30.30.30.4
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.30.30.30.3
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.20.20.20.3
11. The Talk (CBS)0.20.20.30.2
11. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.20.20.3*0.3*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD)

Women 25-54 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.70.70.70.8
1. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.70.60.70.7
1. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.70.60.60.7
4. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.60.60.60.7
4. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.60.50.60.7
4. General Hospital (ABC)0.60.50.50.5
7. The View (ABC)0.50.50.40.6
7. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.50.50.50.6
7. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.50.40.50.5
10. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.40.40.40.5
10. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.40.30.30.4
10. The Talk (CBS)0.40.30.40.4
13. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.30.30.4*0.5*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD)

Households

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)2.82.82.83.3
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)2.52.42.52.9
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)2.32.22.32.3
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)2.11.92.02.0
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)1.81.71.82.1
6. The View (ABC)1.61.61.62.2
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)1.51.51.61.8
7. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)1.51.41.51.7
7. General Hospital (ABC)1.51.41.51.4
10. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1.11.11.11.2
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1.01.01.01.2
11. The Talk (CBS)1.00.91.01.0
13. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.80.81.1*1.2*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD)

Total Viewers

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)4,401,0004,295,0004,308,0004,905,000
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)3,918,0003,817,0003,833,0004,387,000
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)3,397,0003,332,0003,420,0003,239,000
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)3,091,0002,904,0002,853,0002,755,000
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)2,778,0002,703,0002,798,0003,239,000
6. The View (ABC)2,387,0002,379,0002,284,0002,894,000
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)2,380,0002,306,0002,399,0002,701,000
8. General Hospital (ABC)2,242,0002,151,0002,103,0002,029,000
9. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)2,148,0002,089,0002,120,0002,295,000
10. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1,682,0001,568,0001,555,0001,636,000
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1,580,0001,518,0001,502,0001,703,000
12. The Talk (CBS)1,437,0001,340,0001,421,0001,437,000
13. NBC News Daily (NBC)1,209,0001,116,0001,634,000*1,728,000*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD)

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

  • “NBC News Daily” aired for just 43 minutes on Friday, November 18, 2022
  • “The Talk” aired for just 45 minutes on Friday, November 18, 2022