Ratings

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

Diversity on GH: Dr. Simone Revelle Hardy

Dr. Simone Revelle-Hardy ABC Breaks Ground with Dr. Simone Hardy- In More Than One Way By the late 80s, Black America was on full display all over primetime television. While viewers had come to know and love series like ‘Good Times’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ in the 70s, both had been spun-off from shows with a…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

How are General Hospital’s Ratings? A Look Back From The Shutdown Through All of 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, General Hospital has performed in the ratings and what the future may hold for television’s longest running series. Last year was a television year like no other, thanks to the pandemic. Like almost every other industry, the pandemic halted film and television production, and the four daytime soap operas…Read more

Jason Morgan & The Quartermaine Massacre

A look at how many viewers tuned in as Jason Morgan remained front and center while his family members were killed off one by one. The Quartermaines were introduced in the late 70s, and the obscenely wealthy but equally dysfunctional family resonated with fans. The exploits of the Quartermaines were similar to series that would…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

Latest soap opera ratings: 11/12/2021

Every Soap Opera Saw Viewership Climb in This Week’s Ratings This week every soap opera had a reason to celebrate, with all soaps up multiple categories. As always the raw data is courtesy of Soap Opera Network. Check them out. Oh and their message boards are dope. This week has the added bonus of a…Read more

Latest Daily Soap Opera Ratings: 11/1-11/5

Daily Soap Opera Ratings: Women 18-49 & Women 25-54 Here’s a look at this week’s daily soap opera ratings. The weekly numbers are all we can currently see for total viewers which is unfortunate. You can see how well the soap operas performed in total viewers here. On the brightside we do have access to…Read more