Daily and weekly ratings reports and analysis covering daytime and primetime television soap operas and related programming.
Ratings Report for the Week of December 9-13, 2013
December 2-6, 2013
RATINGS: ‘The Young and the Restless’ Celebrates 25 Straight Years as Daytime’s Most Watched Drama Series; Best Season…
CBS' "The Young and the Restless" has officially clocked 25 consecutive years as daytime's #1 drama series. The soap is pacing for its largest audience to begin a season since the 2011-2012 television season with 5.1 million viewers tuning in on average to the trials and tribulations of Genoa City's elite. "I am so proud of the talented cast and crew, past and present, for making 'The Young and the Restless' #1 for 25 years," said Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime. "A special thank you to our loyal and…
RATINGS: ‘General Hospital’ Hits 6-Year High in Viewers; Rates a Solid #1 in Women 25-54 For First Time In Over Six Years
For the week of December 2-6, 2013, ABC's "General Hospital" continued its ratings momentum from the week prior (week of November 25, 2013) with 3.31 million viewers, a 1.9 rating in Women 25-54 (1.18 million in actuals) and a 1.4 rating in Women 18-49 (880,000 million in actuals), per Nielsen Media Research Live + SD ratings data. This week marked the first time "GH" ranked a solid #1 in Women 25-54 in over six years and its best performance in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49, both since the week of July 16, 2007. The soap…
Ratings Report for the Week of November 25-29, 2013
Despite Increased Competition, CBS’ ‘The Talk’ Generates Largest Ever Total Audience and Hits New Highs In Demos
Despite facing increased competition via ABC's growing "General Hospital" in most markets, CBS' "The Talk" celebrated Thanksgiving week (week of November 25 through 29, 2013) by generating its largest ever weekly audience in total viewers and capped its best-ever November sweep in viewers and the Women 25-54 sales demographic, according to Nielsen Live Plus Same Day ratings data.
With its combination of soaps, game shows and a talk show, the CBS Daytime lineup consisting of "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right" and "The Talk" posted growth during the November 2013 sweeps period, according to Nielsen Live Plus Sam Day ratings data.
Pacing For Best Season In Seven Years, ‘General Hospital’ Reaches Largest Audience In Nearly Six Years
During the week of November 25 through 29, 2013, ABC's "General Hospital" reached its largest audience in nearly six years (since week of January 21, 2008), when 3.3 million viewers tuned into the happenings of Port Charles. The soap is currently pacing for its best season in seven years in total viewers (since the 2006-2007 television season). In addition to an increase in viewers, the daytime sap reached an over 2-and-a-half-year high in Women 25-54 (1.04 million/1.7 rating) and an over 2-year high in Women 18-49…
Ratings Report for the Week of November 18-22, 2013
Ratings Report for the Week of November 11-15, 2013
Ratings Report for the Week of November 4-8, 2013
Ratings Report for the Week of October 28 - November 1, 2013