The ratings are out for the week of August 19-23rd and it was a good week for the third and fourth place, General Hospital and Days of our Lives. GH continued its upswing and added another+75,000 in total viewers, while DAYS added the most viewers of the week adding +100,000 total viewers.
Meanwhile, The Young and the Restless took a hit in the key 18-49 female demo hitting tying all-time low in the rating/share. Y&R also lost -57,000 in total viewers.
The Bold and the Beautiful also lost during the ratings week the most number of total viewers losing -92,000, but remaining strong in second place among all the network soap operas. You can check out the whole ratings picture courtesy of SON by clicking here!
Now its time for you to be our Soap Opera Programming Executive Armchair Quarterback. Why do you think General Hospital and Days of our Lives added viewers during the ratings period, while The Young and the Restless and Days of our Lives, suffered some viewer loss? The stories heated up? What do you think is the best soap on the air right now? What do you think is the worst and needs the most help? Weigh-in1!