ABC Daytime Ratings: ‘General Hospital’, ‘All My Children’, ‘One Life To Live’, ‘The View’

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via press release:

ABC is Daytime’s No. 1 Network Across All Key Women Demos

Hitting an 11-Week High in Women 18-34, “General Hospital” Stands as the Week’s No. 1 Program in Daytime for the 2nd Straight Week in the Core Demo

“All My Children” Posts the Show’s Best Ratings in
More Than 2 Months in All Target Women

ABC Delivers 3 of Daytime’s Top 4 Programs
in Women 18-49 and Women 25-54

ABC Daytime

  • ABC ranked as the week’s No. 1 network in Daytime with Women 18-34 (0.8 rating/274,000 – tie), Women 18-49 (1.2 rating/784,000) and Women 25-54 (1.5 rating/955,000).

  • For the 2nd consecutive week, “General Hospital” ranked as Daytime’s No. 1 program in Women 18-34 (1.0 rating/324,000 – tie), posting its best numbers in nearly 3 months – since week of 2/22/10.

  • “All My Children” hit a 9-week high in Women 18-34 (0.7 rating/251,000 – tie), Women 18-49 (1.0 rating/651,000 – tie) and Women 25-54 (1.3 rating/845,000 – tie) – since week of 3/8/10.

  • In Women 18-49, General Hospital” (No. 2 – 1.4 rating/924,000), “The View” (No. 3 – 1.3 rating/836,000) and “One Life to Live” (No. 4T – 1.1 rating/724,000) placed among Daytime’s Top 4 programs.
  • In Women 25-54, General Hospital” (No. 2 – 1.7 rating/1.1 million), “The View” (No. 3 – 1.6 rating/1.0 million) and “One Life to Live” (No. 4T – 1.4 rating/886,000) ranked among Daytime’s Top 4 programs.

Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks – Week of May 10, 2010:

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

No. 1 CBS    3.55 million        No. 1 ABC    1.2/784,000

No. 2 ABC    2.81 million No. 2 CBS    1.1/717,000

No. 3 NBC    2.44 million        No. 3 NBC    0.9/625,000


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

Program Net Rtg/000s

The Young & the Restless   CBS               1.8/1.20 million

General Hospital           ABC               1.4/924,000

The View                     ABC               1.3/836,000

One Life to Live               ABC               1.1/724,000

Price is Right               CBS               1.1/702,000

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

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