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Soap Opera Ratings: ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Final Week On NBC… in Chart Form!

Soap Opera Ratings: ‘Days Of Our Lives’ Final Week On NBC… in Chart Form!

After getting clobbered last week, all four soaps saw inceases in every category.

‘Young And The Restless’ did what it’s done all season – continuing to hold onto first place in every category.

Y&R surged by nearly 200,000 viewers from last week to 3.601 million viewers. This was the hour-long CBS soap opera’s biggest audience since late January and the second-largest this year. Among women 18-49, Y&R was the only daytime drama not to show a week or week increase. However, the number one daytime drama was up 7 percent in the demographic of women 25-54 with a 0.65 rating.

'Bold and The Beautiful' killed off a main character- and the shocking decision paid off in the ratings.

‘Bold and The Beautiful’ killed off a main character- and the shocking decision paid off in the ratings.

B&B had the strongest week of any soap opera, especially in the demographics that advertisers are obsessed with. The half-hour CBS soap opera was up double digits in both categories, jumping from last week’s 0.31 rating in women 18-49 to a 0.36 rating. This was the second-highest-rated week of the year for B&B in the demographic. Even more impressive, the soap was up by 21 percent in women 25-54, climbing from a 0.47 to a 0.57 rating.

'Bold and The Beautiful' killed off a main character- and the shocking decision paid off in the ratings.

‘General Hospital’ celebrated it’s 59th anniversary with an increase in all three categories.

GH had its biggest audience in five weeks with 2.226 million viewers tuning in, up 109,000 from the previous week. The show celebrated 59 years since its premiere this past week with a small increase in women 18-49, moving up to a 031 rating in the demographic. The ABC soap had a bigger increase among women 25-54 as it jumped 10 percent to hit a 0.46 rating.

'General Hospital' celebrated it's 59th anniversary with an increase in all three categories.

‘Days Of Our Lives’ had its second consecutive week with inceases in all three categories.

Despite being in fourth place across the board, DAYS had reason to celebrate for the second week in a row. The NBC soap opera was up 2 percent in overall viewers with 1.663 million people tuning in this past week. The trend continued in women 18-49 with an increase of 7 percent which brought DAYS to a 0.29 rating just slightly behind third-place GH. The show also managed a 3 percent increase in women 25-54 which sent it over the 0.40 mark in the demographic

'Days Of Our Lives' had its second consecutive week with inceases in all three categories.

Soccer Kicks Soap Operas Off Air

Will Soccer Shake Up The Soap Opera Ratings? Soccer tournaments on CBS may shake up the soap opera ratings race. General Hospital on ABC could benefit from Young and The Restless and Bold and The Beautiful being off the air in parts of the country. If you follow the soap opera industry like I do,…Read more

Latest Soap Opera Ratings: Week of 2/4/22

There was good news for all four soap this week. ‘Young And The Restless’ continued its undefeated streak at number one in all three categories while posting large increases compared to a year ago although ‘Bold And The Beautiful’ did lose viewers from last week and last year. ‘General Hospital’ had a big bounce week-to-week…Read more

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 andthe beautiful 2,955,000 (+73,000)+3% (+77,000)+3% General Hospital 2,184,000 (-125,000)-5% (+169,000)+8% Days of ourlives…Read more

2021-2022 Season-To-Date Soap Opera Ratings (Updated With Most Recent Week)

Latest Soap Opera Ratings February 7-11,2022

2021-2022 season-To-Date (Weeks #1 to 17) Here’s how each of the four soap operas currently airing in daytime have performed every week so far this season. The season highs so far this season are highlighted in green and the season low are highlighted in red. 2021-2022 season-To-Date (Weeks #1 to 17) Compared to 2020-2021 (Weeks…Read more

An Intro To Modern Soap Opera History

Television In Transition The average American doesn’t watch television like they once did, that is, if they even watch TV at all. The days of viewers reliably tuning in to the networks during primetime from Labor Day through Memorial Day are a thing of the past. However, the media conglomerates that owned the networks eventually…Read more

Latest Soap Ratings: Week Before Christmas

Soaps have a slow week heading into XMAS This was not the worst week for the four remaining soap operas- not by a long shot. Although there were some declines for every soap opera, these shows have seen worse. Compared to last year, every show is either building or maintaining its overall audience to some…Read more

Daily Soap Opera Ratings: Week of 11/12

Daily Soap Opera Ratings: Week of 11/12 Welcome to the Daily Soap Opera Ratings breakdown. Thanks to the folks at Soap Opera Network and their resources, I am able to do ratings rundown that I hope you all enjoy! You can check out the full ratings analysis, including total viewers and year-to-year comparisons for this…Read more