Latest Soap Ratings: Week of January 17, 2022 (Includes Full Season-to-Date Ratings)

Latest Soap Ratings: Week of January 17, 2022 (Includes Full Season-to-Date Ratings)

DAYS Hits Season High, CBS Soaps Bounce Back, GH Slips Slightly

Here’s how each of the four daytime soap operas performed this week:

Week of 1/17-
1/21/22
Total Viewers
(in millions)
(+/-)
Last Week
(+/-)
Last Year
Young and
The restless
3,672,000(+83,000)
+2%
(+385,000)
+12%
Bold and
the beautiful
2,955,000(+73,000)
+3%
(+77,000)
+3%
General
Hospital
2,184,000(-125,000)
-5%
(+169,000)
+8%
Days of our
lives
1,909,000(+119,000)
+7%
(+114,000)
+6%
All Raw Data courtesy of Soap Opera Network
  • Y&R was up 83,000 viewers from last week. This week the soap hit 3.672 million viewers, which ties the week of 10/15/21 for the second biggest audience of the season. Y&R outperformed both last year’s comparable week and the season average at that point by 385,000 viewers. So far this season Y&R is averaging 3.53 million viewers.
  • B&B had a strong week, adding 73,000 viewers for 2.955 million viewers. This week just barely missing the top five audiences for the half-hour soap this season. Compared to the same week last year, the soap was up 77,000 viewers. B&B is up to 2.909 million viewers season to date, adding 179,000 viewers from last year.
  • GH fell back after surging last week, losing 125,000 viewers. The ABC soap pulled in 2.184 million viewers, which was 169,000 more than last year. GH leads last season by 127,000 viewers so far this year with an average 2.204 million tuning in each week.
  • DAYS had the most impressive week, increasing by 119,000 viewers to hit its season high. The NBC soap had 1.909 million viewers tuning in last week. The last five weeks have ranked among the series five highest of the season. DAYS was up 114,000 viewers from last year. Take a look at the ratings deep dive for DAYS season right here. The soap is down just 33,000 viewers from the average at this point in the season last year.

2021-2022 season-To-Date (Weeks #1 to 18)

2021-2022Young and The RestlessBold and The BeautifulGeneral
Hospital
Days Of Our Lives
09-24-213,487,0002,910,0002,412,0001,697,000
10-01-213,487,0002,900,0002,276,0001,555,000
10-08-213,604,0002,974,0002,185,0001,619,000
10-15-213,672,0002,906,0002,211,0001,607,000
10-22-213,638,0002,982,0002,180,0001,583,000
10-29-213,527,0002,839,0002,231,0001,673,000
11-05-213,414,0002,962,0002,138,0001,586,000
11-12-213,493,0002,972,0002,164,0001,646,000
11-19-213,420,0002,853,0002,103,0001,634,000
11-26-213,506,0002,937,0002,226,0001,694,000
12-03-213,409,0002,870,0002,132,0001,716,000
12-10-213,404,0002,888,0002,131,0001,715,000
12-17-213,392,0002,813,0002,127,0001,706,000
12-24-213,457,0002,724,0002,204,0001,809,000
12-31-213,623,0002,918,0002,241,0001,806,000
01-07-223,740,0003,085,0002,221,0001,783,000
01-14-223,589,0002,882,0002,309,0001,790,000
01-21-223,672,0002,955,0002,184,0001,909,000
Season To Date
Average
3,530,000
(+385,000)
2,909,000
(+179,000)
2,204,000
(+127,000)
1,696,000
(-33,000)
All Raw Data courtesy of Soap Opera Network

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