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‘The Price is Right’ Remains on Top, Sheila Carter Stand-Alone Episode of ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Stands Out

How the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of October 31-November 4, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

‘The Price is Right’ Remains on Top, Sheila Carter Stand-Alone Episode of ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Stands Out

How the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of October 31-November 4, 2022 in Total Viewers, Households, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54 rating.

(Daytime broadcast ratings will once again be reported on Tuesdays starting next week, barring any holidays or unexpected Nielsen reporting delays)

The Price is Right” (3.860 million / 4.355 million) topped the daytime broadcast ratings charts during the week of October 31-November 4, 2022. The veteran CBS game show was up +125,000 viewers and +81,000 viewers week-to-week for both its first and second half hours, respectively. The second half-hour was number one in both Women 18-49 (0.5 rating) and Women 25-54 (0.7 rating), followed by the first half-hour, which again tied for second place with “The Young and the Restless” (3.343 million) and “The Bold and the Beautiful” (2.953 million) in the key sales demos, each with a 0.4 rating in Women 18-49 and a 0.6 rating in Women 25-54. Also tying for second in Women 25-54 rating was “General Hospital” (2.073 million).

The stand-alone Halloween-themed episode of “The Bold and the Beautiful,” which highlighted 30 years of the Sheila Carter character as played by actress Kimberlin Brown, tied with the second half-hour of “The Price is Right” for the highest-rated single day episode for the week in Women 25-54 (0.8 rating). In fact, the episode outrated the 35th anniversary stand-alone episode of the soap aired on Friday, March 25 of this year in actuals (0.44 vs. 0.33 in Women 18-49 rating; 0.76 vs. 0.56 in Women 25-54 rating). The episode also outrated a stand-alone episode of “The Young and the Restless” aired on Friday, June 17 of this year in actuals (0.44 vs. 0.27 in Women 18-49 rating; 0.76 vs. 0.47 in Women 25-54 rating).

Note: Both stand-alone episodes of “B&B” and “Y&R” aired earlier in the year as mentioned above were preempted on their originally scheduled air dates and were televised one or two days later than initially scheduled by the network. Stand-alone episodes of “Y&R” aired in January 2022 and December 2021 aired without preemptions and were also outrated in actuals by the Sheila Carter dedicated stand-alone episode.

Listed below are the unrounded demo performances of the more recent stand-alone soap opera episodes, followed by their rounded up/down final numbers as reported by Nielsen.

Stand-Alone EpisodeShowAirdateW18-49 RTG
(UnRd / Rd)
W25-54 RTG
(UnRd / Rd)
30 Years of Sheila Carter: Kimberlin BrownB&B10/31/20220.44 / 0.40.76 / 0.8
45 Years of Laura Collins: Genie FrancisGH06/22/20220.30 / 0.30.41 / 0.4
40th Anniversary: Eileen Davidson / Beth MaitlandY&R06/17/20220.27 / 0.30.47 / 0.5
35th Anniversary: The Bold and the BeautifulB&B03/25/20220.33 / 0.30.56 / 0.6
30th Anniversary: Christian LeBlancY&R01/10/20220.36 / 0.40.69 / 0.7
Christmas EveY&R12/23/20210.37 / 0.40.62 / 0.6
ThanksgivingY&R11/24/20210.42 / 0.40.70 / 0.7
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD Data)

Although “The Bold and the Beautiful” was down -11,000 viewers week-to-week, the soap gained the most viewers year-to-year, up +114,000 viewers, and was up +271,000 viewers compared to its performance in 2020. “The Young and the Restless” was the only other show to see gains from 2020 among Total Viewers, up +217,000. Week-to-week, daytime’s number one drama series was also up, gaining +89,000 viewers.

“NBC News Daily” (1.024 million) climbed slightly from one week earlier in Women 18-49 rating (+0.1), tying for last place with “GMA3: What You Need to Know” (1.528 million) and “The Talk” (1.445 million) in the key sales demo, each with a 0.2 rating. In Women 25-54, the three also tied for last place, each with a 0.3 rating. 

Seven weeks into the 2022-2023 television season, “NBC News Daily” delivered its lowest overall audience among Total Viewers thus far, and its second lowest overall since its series premiere during the week of September 12-16, 2022 (1.024 million vs. 935,000 viewers).

Note: The 2022-2023 broadcast television season started Monday, September 19, 2022.

What follows is a breakdown of how the daytime broadcast shows performed during the week of October 31-November 4, 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 October 31-November 4, 2022 Rankers

Women 18-49 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.50.40.50.6
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.40.40.40.5
2. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.40.40.40.4
2. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.40.40.40.4
5. General Hospital (ABC)0.30.30.30.4
5. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.30.30.40.7
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.30.30.30.4
5. The View (ABC)0.30.30.30.5
5. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.30.30.30.4
5. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.30.20.30.4
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.20.20.20.4
11. The Talk (CBS)0.20.20.20.3
11. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.20.10.2*0.3*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD Data)

Women 25-54 Rating

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)0.70.70.80.9
2. The Young and the Restless (CBS)0.60.60.70.7
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)0.60.60.70.8
2. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)0.60.60.60.6
2. General Hospital (ABC)0.60.50.50.6
6. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)0.50.50.60.9
6. The View (ABC)0.50.50.40.8
6. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)0.50.50.50.6
9. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)0.40.40.50.5
9. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)0.40.40.50.6
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)0.30.30.40.6
11. The Talk (CBS)0.30.30.30.4
11. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.30.20.3*0.5*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD Data)

Households

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)2.82.72.93.0
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)2.52.42.62.8
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)2.22.22.42.2
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)2.02.02.01.9
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)1.71.71.82.1
6. The View (ABC)1.61.61.62.3
7. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)1.51.41.52.0
8. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)1.41.51.61.8
8. General Hospital (ABC)1.41.41.51.5
10. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1.11.11.11.2
11. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1.01.01.01.3
12. The Talk (CBS)0.90.91.01.1
13. NBC News Daily (NBC)0.70.71.1*1.3*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD Data)

Total Viewers

Rank / Show / NetworkThis WeekLast WeekLast Year2020
1. The Price is Right 2 (CBS)4,355,0004,274,0004,495,0004,568,000
2. The Price is Right 1 (CBS)3,860,0003,735,0003,945,0004,137,000
3. The Young and the Restless (CBS)3,343,0003,254,0003,414,0003,126,000
4. The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)2,953,0002,964,0002,839,0002,682,000
5. Let’s Make a Deal 2 (CBS)2,651,0002,687,0002,734,0003,085,000
6. The View (ABC)2,268,0002,351,0002,304,0003,093,000
7. Let’s Make a Deal 1 (CBS)2,259,0002,348,0002,435,0002,651,000
9. TODAY 3rd Hour (NBC)2,167,0002,107,0002,102,0002,741,000
8. General Hospital (ABC)2,073,0002,159,0002,136,0002,125,000
11. TODAY with Hoda & Jenna (NBC)1,582,0001,568,0001,519,0001,639,000
10. GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC)1,528,0001,619,0001,507,0001,903,000
12. The Talk (CBS)1,445,0001,420,0001,404,0001,524,000
13. NBC News Daily (NBC)1,024,0001,077,0001,586,000*1,739,000*
Source: Nielsen (Live+SD Data)

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

  • There were no notable preemptions or schedule changes during the week of October 31-November 4, 2022 reported by Nielsen.