Friday, April 27, 2012
Daytime Ratings for Week of April 16, 2012
The Revolution, now cancelled, of course, aired reruns during that week and drew 1.16 million viewers, fewer than the 1.19 million of the previous week.
ABC should consider itself lucky that its morning programs are doing well. Without them and the lead-in audience they provide, the afternoon programs would probably be seen by even fewer people. The View, for example, , the afternoon would The View on ABC stood well above the quartet, as always, with 3.3 million viewers.
The Talk, over on CBS, is growing an audience ever so slowly and is clearly gaining by the lack of interest in ABC's shows. It had 2.15 million viewers during the week in question, a five percent gain over last year at this time.
Here are the soap ratings for the week of April 16th.
1. Young and Restless - 4,304,000 (--5,000 from previous week)
2. Bold and Beautiful - 2,982,000 (+4,000)
3. Days of Our Lives - 2,376,000 (-7,000)
4. General Hospital - 2,228,000 (+11,000)