TV Week is reporting that the start of the 12th Season ofhas been good for ratings:
“’s” 12th-season premiere week reached new highs for ABC daytime, helping the network rank at the top of the list of broadcast daytime TV ratings among female viewers 18 to 49 years old for the week of Sept. 1. The network placed first with an average 1.3 and 830,000 viewers in that age group.
Last week’s season opener of the talk series improved by 3% over the year-ago debut and ranks as “’s” second-best season premiere behind 2000-01 among women 18-49. Musical guests New Kids on the Block helped the episode reach a 1.4 rating in its key demographic, giving “ ” its most-watched episode in six weeks.
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