The ratings are out for the week of August 25th through August 29th and it was General Hospital that showed the best performance in the audience numbers. GH was the only network soap to add in their total viewer count adding +92,000 bringing their weekly tally to 2,872,000.
In addition, General Hospital showed gains in the all important key women’s demo categories. Adding +29,00o to the women’s 18-49 demo, +3,000 to the women’s 18-34 demo, and +50,00o to women 25-54 demo.
Stories for the week included: The reveal that Levi Dunkleman is really Peter Harrell (Zachary Garred), the kidnapping of Maxie (Kirsten Storms) and Lulu (Emme Rylan), Silas (Michael Easton) sleeping with Nina (Michelle Stafford) and her fantasy stabbing of him afterwards, Sabrina (Teresa Castillo) getting info about Ava Jerome (Maura West) from Carlos (Jeffrey Vincent Parise), and Ava’s possible involvement with running the car off the road that was responsible for Sabrina eventually losing baby Gabriel, Elizabeth (Rebecca Herbst) telling off Nikolas (Tyler Christopher) over him trying to chose between her and Britt (Kelly Thiebaud), and Patrick (Jason Thompson) and Sam (Kelly Monaco) getting closer.
Elsewhere, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful remained in the top and second spots in total viewers, respectively, despite being down in viewers for the week. However, it was NBC’s Days of our Lives that took the biggest hit losing -143,000 in total viewers for the week reducing its tally to 2,247,000! Check out the entire ratings picture via SON here.
So, what did you think of GH during the ratings week? Glad to hear it scored well? What do you think of DAYS numbers? Share your comments below!