"General Hospital" Delivers its largest Weekly Audience in Over 2 Years in Women 18-34

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November 20th, 2009

via press release:

November 20, 2009

Fringe Ratings Report: ABC Daytime Programming
Week of November 9, 2009

Delivering its Largest Weekly Audience in Over 2 Years in Women 18-34, “General Hospital” is the Week’s No. 1 Program in Daytime in the Key Demo

General Hospital’s” Garners a 9-Month High in Women 18-49, With This Week

All My Children’s” and “One Life To Live’s” Most-Watched Week in 5 Months

General Hospital,” “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” Deliver

at Their Highest Levels in Total Viewers in Over 7 Months

ABC Airs 3 of Daytime’s Top 5 Programs in Women 18-49,

With All Shows Placing Among the Top 5 in Women 18-34

ABC Daytime

  • The week’s No. 1 program in Daytime in Women 18-34 (412,000/1.2 rating), this week ranked as General Hospital’s most-watched week in more than 2 years – since week of 9/17/07.

  • General Hospital” hit a 9-month high in Women 18-49 (976,000/1.5 rating – since week of 2/2/09), whileOne Life To Live(806,000/1.2 rating) and All My Children(752,000/1.1 rating) hit a 5-month high in the target measure -- since week of 6/8/09 and 6/1/09, respectively.

  • “General Hospital” (2.82 million), All My Children(2.75 million) and One Life To Live(2.69 million) all deliver their largest weekly audiences in Total Viewers in more than 7 months – since week of 3/23/09.

  • In Women 18-49, ABC aired 3 of Daytime’s Top 5 programs: General Hospital” (No. 2 – 1.5 rating/976,000), “The View” (No. 3T – 1.4 rating/924,000) and One Life To Live(No. 5T – 1.2 rating/806,000).

  • In Women 18-34, all ABC shows positioned among Daytime’s Top 5: General Hospital” (No. 1 – 1.2 rating/412,000), “The View” (No. 2T – 1.1 rating/357,000), “One Life to Live” (No. 5T – 0.9 rating/314,000) and “All My Children” (No. 5T – 0.9 rating/299,000).

Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks – Week of November 9, 2009:

Daytime Rank:        Total Viewers Women 18-49 (Rtg/000s)

No. 1 CBS    3.62 million            No. 1 NBC    1.4/912,000

No. 2 NBC    3.06 million        No. 2 ABC    1.3/865,000

No. 3 ABC    3.03 million No. 3 CBS    1.1/732,000

Top 5 Daytime Programs in Women 18-49 (rank based on rating)

Program Net Rtg/000s

The Young & The Restless   CBS             1.7/1.14 million

General Hospital           ABC             1.5/976,000

The View                   ABC             1.4/924,000

Days Of Our Lives          NBC             1.4/912,000

One Life to Live                ABC             1.1/806,000

Source: NTI, Live + Same Day:  Week of 11/9/09. All ranks based on rating unless otherwise noted..

 
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