via ABC press release:
Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Daytime Programming
Week of January 19, 2009
ABC is Daytime's No. 1 Network in Women 18-49
The Week "General Hospital's Bio Toxin Crisis unfolded,
the Drama Hits a 5-Month High in Women 18-49
For the Third Straight Week, "The View" Ranks as Daytime's Third-Most-Watched Program in Total Viewers, Placing a Competitive No. 2 in Women 18-49
- ABC ranked as Daytime's No. 1 network in Women 18-49 (1.4 rating/895,000 - tied on rating).
- "General Hospital" stood as Daytime's No. 2 program in Women 18-49 (1.5 rating/1.02 million tied in rating with "The View"), hitting 5-month high levels in the key demo (since week of 9/29/08).
- For the third straight week, "The View" ranked as Daytime's third-most-watched program in Total Viewers (4.6 million), and places a competitive No. 2 in Women 18-49 (1.5 rating/993,000 - tied in rating with "General Hospital").
Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks - Week of January 19, 2009:
Daytime Rank: Total Viewers Women 18-49 (Rtg/000s)
No. 1 CBS 3.69 million No. 1 NBC 1.4/908,000
No. 2 ABC 3.10 million No. 1 ABC 1.4/895,000
No. 3 NBC 2.99 million No. 3 CBS 1.3/868,000
Top 5 Daytime Programs in Women 18-49 (rank based on rating)
Program Net Rtg/000s
The Young & the Restless CBS 1.9/1.25 million
General Hospital ABC 1.5/1.02 million
The View ABC 1.5/993,000
Days of Our Lives NBC 1.4/908,000
The Bold and the Beautiful CBS 1.3/892,000
Price is Right 1/2 CBS 1.3/825,000
Source: NTI, Live + Same Day: Week of 1/19/09. All ranks are based on rating unless otherwise noted All percent changes based on 000s.)