The Bold and the Beautiful is one hot soap! The CBS Daytime drama series scored a strong week of gains across the board in total viewers and in all key women’s demographics for the ratings period of January 26th through January 30th, 2015.
In story, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) had returned to Los Angeles to find her family in shambles – Rick (Jacob Young) has grabbed a gun and wanted to kill Caroline (Linsey Godfey) and Ridge (Thorsten Kaye), Liam (Scott Clifton) and Bill (Don Diamont) were planning on taking Forrester Creations out from under Rick, Brooke confronted Maya (Karla Mosley) and Caroline of what was happening between them and Rick and Ridge, and it looked like Ridge and Caroline where hatching their own plan and getting closer again after Rick’s heinous behavior.
Meanwhile, on the Friday January 30th episode, Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnnes Wood) walked back in to Liam’s life at his request to help him get controlling interest at Forrester Creations. B&B scored 3,968,000 in total viewers and was up +218,000 from the previous week. The series also led the women 18-34 demo in total viewers, and was just slightly behind Y&R at # 2 in the women 18-49 and 25-29 demo.
The Young and the Restless, General Hospital and Days of our Lives also showed gains in their total viewer count during the ratings period.
1. Y&R 4,797,000 (+56,000/-929,000)
2. B&B 3,968,000 (+218,000/-200,000)
3. GH 2,987,000 (+82,000/-111,000)
4. DAYS 2,444,000 (+45,000/-437,000)