The ratings are out for the week of January 30th through February 3rd and it was ABC’s General Hospital who performed the best of all four network daytime drama series, in that they were the only soap to gain in total viewers.
GH added +83,000 bringing their tally to 2,719,000. The gang in Port Charles also added viewers in key womens demos: 18-49, 18-34 and 25-54, but tied an all-time low for the fourth straight week in the 18-34 ratings share.
Meanwhile, over at The Young and the Restless, the CBS top rated sudser lost – 183,000 viewers more than any other soap. Y&R also lost viewers in all key demos and tied an all-time ratings share low for the fifth straight week in women 18-49.
The Bold and the Beautiful also lost viewers for the week losing -154,000 and tying an all-time low in the womens 18-49 ratings share demo.
Over at Days of our Lives, the lone NBC soap opera lost – 11,000 viewers and lost viewers in all key demos and tied an all-time low in the 18-34 ratings share. View the entire ratings picture via SON here.
Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings
(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)
1. Y&R 4,584,000 (-183,000/-283,000)
2. B&B 3,664,000 (-154,000/+21,000)
3. GH 2,719,000 (+83,000/-266,000)
4. DAYS 2,249,000 (-11,000/-318,000)
So, what did you think of the ratings performance of your favorite soap? Which soap has you the most interested? Which soap is making your want to tune-out and why? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!