"General Hospital" will utilize elements of ABC's "GMA3: What You Need to Know" for a storyline featuring Sofia Mattsson's Sasha and Kim Delaney's Jackie. Find out what to expect in the revealing episode.
Eight years after their cancellations, there's renewed talk of a second reboot of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," this time returning to ABC or another iteration on Hulu.
"The Chew" replaced "All My Children" in most markets when it launched in September 2011.
ABC's "The Great American Eclipse" brought in the most viewers of any network, cable or broadcast, during the network's coverage of the first total solar eclipse in 38 years on Monday, August 21. The program, which aired from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT, was hosted by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and brought in 7.9 million viewers with about 2.1 million in the Adults 25-54 demo, nearly tripling the average of what all-new episodes of "The Chew" and "General Hospital" would have attracted in the time period.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the first round of presenters for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," taking place <strong>Sunday, May 1</strong> from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and "The 43rd Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards" taking place on <strong>Friday, April 29</strong>, also at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.
After struggling in the fall, ABC's "The View" appears to be turning things around. The daytime talk show, along with network counterpart "The Chew," attracted their largest audiences in a year, according to newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data for the week of January 18-22, 2016.
After <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2015/12/full-daytime-ratings-adults-18-49-breakdown">reporting</a> how daytime stacks up when looking at the Adults 18-49 demo as used by primetime advertisers, one has to wonder what daytime looks like in the actual key sales demo of Women 18-49 when it comes to the season-to-date rankings. What's surprising is how poorly "The View" does overall, and how well "General Hospital" is actually doing when factoring in the Live+7* numbers vs. the traditionally reported Live+SD** numbers seen here on <em>Soap Opera Network</em> each week.
As we prepare to publish another week's worth of ratings covering the daytime soaps "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless," we felt it was worth noting the difference between daytime and primetime when it comes to demographics as part of a year-end report.
Surging to its best numbers in over a year in viewers, ABC's "General Hospital" averaged 3.186 million viewers during the week of February 16-20, 2014, according to newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data. The soap pulled in its best numbers in over eight months in Women 18-49 viewers (665,000/1.0 rating) and Women 25-54 (889,000/1.5 rating), since the weeks of 1/6/14 and 6/9/14, accordingly –ranking as the week’s No. 2 drama in daytime in Women 18-49. Meanwhile, "The Chew" hit three month highs in viewers (3.042 million) and 10-week highs in Women 18-49 (497,000/0.8 rating) and Women 25-54 (656,000/1.1rating) – since the weeks of 11/24/14 and 12/8/14, respectively.
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" has been entertaining millions of late night talk show fans since debuting earlier this year as an escape from late night talk shows. The premise of the HBO series is that host <strong>John Oliver</strong> takes a closer look at the happenings of the past week in terms of news, politics and social media, and culls it altogether into one half hour of entertainment that seeks to empower and inform its viewers. In a segment highlighting a "CBS This Morning" report on a device known as the Salmon Cannon, Oliver, who was so in awe of the Salmon Cannon concept, gives viewers insight into the purpose (it helps push the Salmon that typically get caught in hydroelectric dams over said dams) and decided to make his own, which resulted in the flying fish hitting several of television's biggest stars including "The Young and the Restless'" <strong>Sharon Case</strong> (Sharon Newman) during a made up "Y&R" scene featuring co-star <strong>Joshua Morrow</strong> (Nicholas Newman) as the two fight over Sharon's hidden secrets.
With ABC becoming full owner of "The View," after buying out <strong>Barbara Walters</strong>' stake over the summer, the network announced today that the daytime talker will now fall under the purview of ABC News after more than 17 years under the entertainment division, this despite a drastic makeover this fall with the inclusion of three new hosts joining<strong> Whoopi Goldberg</strong> on the panel. With the talk show now falling under the umbrella of the news division, “General Hospital" and "The Chew" remain the only entertainment programming airing during the daytime on the network.
On Thursday, October 23, stars from ABC's "General Hospital," "The Chew" and "The View" partied throughout the night during the annual ABC Casino Night, which took place in New York City, as they schmoozed alongside sales clients at Guastavino's. Those in attendance included "GH's" <strong>Laura Wright</strong> (Carly Corinthos), <strong>Lynn Herring</strong> (Lucy Coe), <strong>Jason Thompson</strong> (Patrick Drake), <strong>Ryan Paevey</strong> (Nathan West), <strong>Vinessa Antoine</strong> (Jordan Ashford) and <strong>William deVry</strong> (Julian Jerome). The actors were joined by "GH" executive producer <strong>Frank Valentini</strong> and head writer <strong>Ron Carlivati</strong>.