The ratings are out for the week of July 15-19th, and there is interesting news to report upon looking at the latest statistics and numbers!
General Hospital has now regained third place from Days of our Lives! GH gained +68,000 in total viewers for the week giving it a total of 2,517,000! While DAYS fell and lost total viewers -34,000 and whose total came in for the ratings perood with 2,416,000. There is only 100,000 total viewers now separating the two shows as of this ratings! However, General Hospital also added some viewers, +7,000, in the key 18-49 demo a category.
Now on to The Bold and the Beautiful who really had the most solid week of all the daytime dramas. B&B added +87,000 total viewers, the most of any soap for the ratings period, and it remained in the second spot with over 3.5 million viewers. B&B also is up a whopping +456,000 from the previous year at this time!
B&B also added the most viewers in key demos-18-49 females +31,000, and +5,000 in females18-34! As for The Young and the Restless, after a great week last week, it appears that fans may not have loved the final, or next part, of the fall out of the Summer Newman paternity pickle! Y&R lost -101,000 from the previous week but still maintained, of course, it’s number one position with 4,555,000. You can view the entire rating picture here from SON.
So its time for you to be our Soap Opera Programming Executive Armchair Quarterback! What is working on your favorite soaps? What is not? What would you do to fix them? Which soap opera are you enjoying the least this summer? Which soap opera are you enjoying the most? Weigh-in!