This week has been an unprecedented week for CBS Daytime and in particular for The Young and the Restless! For 1,248 consecutive weeks, or 24 years, Y&R has been the number one daytime drama, according to the Nielsen live plus same day ratings. Y&R began its stay in the top slot way back on December 26th, 1988!
In addition, The Young and the Restless has also been #1 in women 25-54 key demo for 302 of the past 303 weeks and first in women 18-49 for 297 weeks out of the last 298!
Now as for the entire CBS Daytime lineup, it has also now been the #1 network for daytime programming for over 26 consecutive years beginning with the 1986-1987 season.
So, what do you think of Y&R’s staying power at number one? Do you think it will ever be eclipsed? Is CBS Daytime with Y&R. B&B, The Talk, The Price Is Right and Let’s Make A Deal your daily destination? Let us know!