The ratings are out for the week of December 10th through the 14th and all of your favorite daytime dramas rebounded from a dismal previous week! In fact, all four soaps gained in total viewers!
The CBS Daytime soaps, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless gained the most viewers for the week with B&B adding another + 196,000 and Y&R adding +193,000. Over at General Hospital the lone ABC soap brought in +119,000 new viewers, while NBC’s Days of our Lives netted +90,000!
In the key demos it was General Hospital in the number one spot for women 18-34 in total viewers and ratings share. The Young and the Restless however topped the other key 18-49 female demo in total viewers and ratings share. To view the entire ratings picture for the week via Soap Opera Network click here.
In a year where daytime took a big hit from the mainstream, which many said was soon the death of the daytime soaps, the remaining four have not faded into oblivion! That said, it’s time for you, our soapers, to be this week’s Soap Opera Programming Executive Armchair Quarterback!
As the year comes to a close, what did your favorite soaps do throughout the year to keep you tuned-in? What did they do to keep you tuned-out? And what New Year’s resolution would you like to see each of the soaps make to their loyal audience? Let us know!