ABC Daytime Ratings: “General Hospital,” “The View,” “One Life to Live” & More

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September 16th, 2010

via press release:

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

The Week That Star-Crossed Lovers Sonny (Maurice Benard) and

Brenda (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) See Each for the First Time in Years, “General Hospital” is the Week’s No. 1 Daytime Program in Women 18-34

This Week Stands as “General Hospital’s” Most-Watched Week

in 7 Months in Women 18-49 and in 5 Months Among Total Viewers

One Life To Live” Hits an 8-Week High in Total Viewers and

Women 18-49, and a 6-Week High in Women 18-34

General Hospital,” “The View” and “One Life To Live” Stand Among

the Week’s Top 3 Daytime Programs Among Women 18-49

ABC Daytime

  • ABC ranked as daytime’s No. 1 network among Women 18-49 (1.1 rating/757,000 – tie).
  • The week that star-crossed lovers Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Brenda (Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo) met, “General Hospital” was Daytime’s No. 1 program for the week among Women 18-34 (1.0 rating/342,000 – tie).
  • This week stood as “General Hospital’s” most-watched week in 7 months among Women 18-49 (966,000 – since week of 2/15/10), in 5 months in Total Viewers (2.74 million – since week of 4/5/10) and in nearly 2 months in Women 18-34 (342,000 – since week of 7/19/10).
  • One Life To Live” posted an 8-week high in Total Viewers (2.46 million) and Women 18-49 (714,000) – since week of 7/5/10 --, and a 6-week high among Women 18-34 (236,000) – since week of 7/19/10.
  • In Women 18-49, “General Hospital” (No. 2 – 1.5 rating/966,000), “The View” (No. 3T – 1.1 rating/748,000) and One Life To Live(No. 3T – 1.1 rating/714,000) placed among the week’s Top 3 programs.

  • In Women 18-34, ABC held 3 of the week’s Top 5 Daytime programs: “General Hospital” (No. 1T – 1.0 rating/342,000), One Life To Live(No. 5T – 0.7 rating/236,000) and “The View” (No. 5T – 0.7 rating/225,000).


Following are the Daytime Lineup averages, plus Top 5 Programs Ranks – Week of September 6, 2010:

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

No. 1 CBS    3.58 million        No. 1T ABC  1.1/757,000

No. 2 ABC    2.74 million No. 1T NBC  1.1/706,000

No. 3 NBC    2.49 million        No. 1T CBS  1.1/702,000

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

Program Net Rtg/000s

The Young & The Restless   CBS               1.7/1.11 million

General Hospital           ABC               1.5/966,000

The View                    ABC               1.1/748,000

One Life to Live           ABC               1.1/714,000

The Bold and the Beautiful     CBS               1.1/711,000

Days Of Our Lives               NBC               1.1/706,000

Source: NTI, Live + Same Day:  Week of 9/06/10. All ranks based on rating unless otherwise noted. Ties are based on rating.

 
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