The numbers are starting to come in for General Hospital’s 50th Anniversary week and the kick-off to the Nurses Ball which was last Friday’s episode! And, it was all a ratings winner according to ABC!
General Hospital delivered its most-watched week in one-and-a-half years in Women 25-54 (918,000/1.5 rating – since 9/26/11), ranking a solid #2 for the week in the demo, and posting a 6-week high in Total Viewers (2.79 million – since week of 2/18/13) and 5-week high in Women 18-49 (660,000/1.0 rating – since week of 2/25/13).
In addition, General Hospital registered solid double-digit percent increases year to year across target demos, including by 25% in Total Viewers (2.79 million vs. 2.24 million), by 23% in Women 18-49 (660,000 vs. 538,000) and by 27% in Women 25-54 (918,000 vs. 722,000). And here are some other very impressive numbers below!
* Friday’s kick-off of the ‘Nurses’ Ball’ ranked as the series’ most-watched telecast in 6 weeks in Women 18-49 (718,000/1.1 rating – since 2/18/13).
* On ABC.com, the anniversary week amassed 2.1 million page views, up by a massive 77% over the prior two weeks.
* On Twitter, General Hospital was the week’s #5 most-tweeted TV series, accumulating 114,000 tweets between social activity on ABC and SOAPnet.
So what do you think about the all the numbers released from ABC on GH’s milestone celebration thus far Let us know!