The ratings are out for the week of September 9th -12th for the continuation of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable channel’s ten-week fling with the first season episodes of Prospect Park’s All My Children and One Life to Live!
Once again this ratings period data supported the notion that more people are tuning into All My Children than One Life to Live. In fact, the Monday September 9th airing of All My Children was the most watched program on OWN with total viewers at 235,000! AMC had three episodes of over 2oo,000 viewers for the week, and only the Thursday episode showed a decline to a low for AMC at 169,000.
Over at One Life to Live, the series slightly dips from the previous week, but is still under performing compared to AMC with its best showing off the week on Thursday of 154,000!
Here are the official stats courtesy of TV Media Insights:
ALL MY CHILDREN
Mon Sep 9 1:00PM 235,000 total viewers , 79,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Tue Sep 10 1:00PM 210,000 total viewers, 61,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Wed Sep 11 1:00PM 217,000 total viewers, 49,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Thu Sep 12 1:00PM 169,000 total viewers, 42,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
ONE LIFE TO LIVE
Mon Sep 9 1:30PM 146,000 total viewers, 46,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Tue Sep 10 1:30PM 129,000 total viewers, 41,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Wed Sep 11 1:30PM 150,000 total viewers, 38,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
Thu Sep 12 1:30PM 154,000 total viewers, 55,000 viewers in Adults 18-49
All Times Eastern & Pacific
Source: Nielsen Media Research
So what is your interpretation of the data on how AMC and OLTL are doing on OWN? Do you think that given the fact that AMC out-performed OLTL on Hulu and OWN, it is a direct cause and effect of missing key characters and not gripping stories form the start of the revival of One Life? Or, do you think it’s just because AMC originally has had more cache name recognition over the years? And, are you watching the soaps on OWN? Weigh-in below!