GH loses viewers, leaves door open for DAYS to steal its ratings slot
Posted Monday, July 06, 2015 3:58:41 PM
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GH loses viewers, leaves door open for DAYS to steal its ratings slot
As General Hospital topples in ratings, Days of our Lives prepares to steal the ABC soap's position as the third most-watched daily drama.

The most recent soap opera ratings report is out, and it looks like General Hospital is on the verge of becoming the lowest-rated soap opera, while a previously struggling Days of our Lives is working hard to steal the ABC soap's slot as the third most-watched daily drama.

GH took a dip in ratings for the week of June 22 to June 26, averaging 2,660,000 in total viewers (256,000 short of its numbers last year). In addition, the figures for its 18-49 demographic continue to plummet.

Meanwhile, Days of our Lives managed to snag an extra 55,000 viewers for the week, bringing their overall total up to 2,353,000 -- a mere 300,000 viewers short of GH, which holds the position as the third most-watched soap opera currently on US television.

As for The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless, both continue to hold strong, as they did during the last ratings report. Y&R is up almost half a million viewers from this time last year (really!), while B&B grabbed a total of 3,742,000, cementing its place as the second most-watched soap opera.

For the full ratings report, check out Soap Opera Network's story here.

What do you think about the most recent ratings report? Given the trajectory of current storylines, do you think DAYS will soon trump GH in audience numbers? What can GH do to improve its ratings? What can DAYS do to finally shed its dismal last place position on the ratings scale? We want to hear from you -- and there are many ways you can share your thoughts.

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