General Hospital continued its success in the ratings scoring some firsts once again for the latest ratings period numbers from Nielsen! According to a press release from ABC, “With the citizens of Port Charles lives in upheaval due to Robin’s return from the dead and the looming verdict for AJ’s murder trial, General Hospital ranked as the #1 program in Daytime for the 2nd consecutive week in Women 18-49 (779,000/1.2 rating), marking the series’ first back to back wins in the core demo in six-and-a-half years!”
In addition to that, the ratings period which covers December 9th through the 13th, revealed that the past three weeks of airshows have been the show’s Top 3 most-watched weeks in nearly three years in Total Viewers, since the week of 12/27/10!
And, the ratings week also gave GH, its 2nd-most-watched week in over two years in Women 18-49 and in over two and a half years in Women 25-54 (1.06 million/1.7 rating), behind only last week and since the weeks of 8/15/11 and 3/21/11! General Hospital also continues to be on pace for its best season in seven years! Plus, is still showing the highest year-to-year increases of any daytime drama!
So, what do you think about General Hospital as we head into the holidays? Do you think it will sustain its ratings numbers with the next wave off upcoming stories and what’s next for your favorite characters? Let us know!