The ratings are out for the week of August 26th-30th, and it was very solid week for The Bold and the Beautiful, and also a good week for The Young and the Restless.
B&B added +302,000 total viewers more than any other network soap opera! With Wyatt confronting Bill, the future of Forrester, and more, B&B the only half-hour network drama, is doing very well with total viewers at 3,592,000. B&B also added the most viewers in the key 18-49 female demo adding +83,000.
Over at Y&R, the top rated soap opera added +164,000 in the total viewers category making its weekly count at 4,618,000, as the residual effects of Katherine’s letters played out, as well as all the other storylines on the show.
Meanwhile, General Hospital also added viewers adding +55,000 for its total of 2.673,000 while remaining ahead of Days of our Lives. GH also stayed atop of the women 18-34 demo even though they, and the other soaps, lost viewers in the category. As for Days of our Lives, it added+36,000, and totaled in at 2,419,000 for the week for total viewers. View the entire ratings picture here courtesy of SON!
OK, so it’s time for you to be our weekly Soap Opera Programming Executive Armchair Quarterback! What soaps do you think are on the right path storyline-wise? Which soap has the most compelling storylines right now? Which soap opera do you think needs the most help? Comment below!