“General Hospital” Hits 6-Week High in Total Viewers; “The View” Posts 5-Week Highs in Women 18-34

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April 15th, 2010

via press release:

ABC is Daytime’s No. 1 Network in Women 18-49

General Hospital” Hits 6-Week Highs in Total Viewers and Women 18-49, as “The View” Posts 5-Week Highs in Women 18-34 and Women 18-49

This Week is “One Life To Live’s” Most-Watched Week in 6 Weeks in Total Viewers, and in 4 Weeks in Women 18-49

ABC Delivers 3 of Daytime’s Top 4 Programs in Women 18-49

ABC Daytime

  • ABC ranked as Daytime’s No. 1 network in target Women 18-49 (1.2 rating/780,000).
  • This week stood as “General Hospital’s” most-watched week in 6 weeks in Total Viewers (2.77 million) and Women 18-49 (940,000) – since week of 2/22/10.
  • Surging by double-digit percentages week-to-week, “The View” posted 5-week highs in Women 18-34 (310,000) and Women 18-49 (860,000) – since week of 3/1/10 – ranking No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, among all daytime programs.
  • One Life To Live” enjoyed its most-watched week in 6 weeks in Total Viewers (2.48 million – since week of 2/22/10) and in 4 weeks in Women 18-49 (715,000 – since week of 3/8/10).
  • In Women 18-49, General Hospital” (No. 2 – 1.4 rating/940,000), “The View” (No. 3 – 1.3 rating/860,000) and “All My Children” (No. 4T – 1.1 rating/715,000) ranked among Daytime’s Top 4 programs.

Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks – Week of April 5, 2010:

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

No. 1 CBS    3.59 million        No. 1 ABC    1.2/780,000

No. 2 ABC    2.83 million No. 2 NBC    1.1/758,000

No. 3 NBC    2.72 million        No. 3 CBS    1.1/720,000

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

Program Net Rtg/000s

The Young & The Restless   CBS               1.8/1.21 million

General Hospital           ABC               1.4/940,000

The View                     ABC               1.3/860,000

Days Of Our Lives          NBC               1.1/758,000

Price is Right 1/2          CBS               1.1/730,000

One Life To Live               ABC               1.1/715,000


Source: NTI, Live + Same Day:  Week of 4/5/10. All ranks based on rating unless otherwise noted. “Price is Right” based on 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. average.

 
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