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5 September 25th, 2010 ATWT’s final week ratings lands them at #4 in soaps, but finale behind GL’s!

For the second week in a row, As the World Turns landed in the number four spot of all network daytime soap operas for the week of September 13-17th, the shows final week of it’s 54-year-run.  According to the Nielsen Ratings, ATWT brought in 2,593,000 total viewers.   That is just behind third place, General Hospital. 

However, the finale of the series fell a bit short in the ratings compared to that of it’s sister soap, Guiding Light’s finale in 2009.  After the jump view this week’s soap ratings listing from Soap Opera Network.

1. Y&R 5,048,000 (-69,000/+46,000)
2. B&B 3,193,000 (-58,000/-153,000)
3. GH 2,641,000 (-101,000/-61,000)
4. ATWT 2,593,000 (+18,000/+105,000)
5. DAYS 2,510,000 (+16,000/-360,000)
6. AMC 2,387,000 (-81,000/-211,000)
7. OLTL 2,327,000 (-130,000/-236,000)

  1. Phyl says:

    I miss As the World Turns terribly.


  2. Joan says:

    CBS will be sorry for what they have done. No soap fan will watch what crap they’ll replace it with. I’m watching ABC soaps now.


  3. Michelle says:

    I also miss ATWT. I will not watch any other soap. I will not watch the replacement talk show, not ever.


  4. Brian says:

    I too very much miss ATWT. I was a viewer since 1958 (I was 2 years old then!)! I’m not watching that crappy-a** talk show in October. I’ll continue watching OLTL at night on SoapNet! Aside from that, I’m through with soaps!


  5. Karen (limeybird2) says:

    i doubt i’ll watch another soap unless Van or Eric are cast on one. i’m debating if i want to check out Maura on Y&R, i don’t really like that show or Michael Park or Trent Dawson, but those 2 are doing alot of theater right now.


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