THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Scores Best Weekly Numbers in Nearly Two Years
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, the #1 daytime drama, delivered its largest weekly audience in nearly two years, while The Talk earned its third-largest audience and matched its series high in women 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings
for the week ending Oct. 27.
The Young and the Restless averaged 4.92 million viewers, up +3% over last week and its biggest weekly audience since the week ending Feb 3, 2012. In key women demographics, it averaged 1.9/12 in women 25-54 and 1.3/09 in women 18-49. The Young and the Restless ranked as daytime's #1 program in women 25-54 and women 18-49.
The Talk averaged 2.74 million viewers, up +3% over last week and its third-best viewers total ever, just behind two weeks in September. In women 25-54, The Talk averaged 1.2/07, up +20% from last week and matching its series best. Compared to last year, The Talk was up +21% in viewers (from 2.27m) and +20% in women 25-54 (from 1.0/06).
For the week, CBS had the top five daytime programs in viewers, four of the top five in women 25-54 and women 18-49.
Top 5 Daytime Programs in Viewers (In Millions)
1. THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 CBS 5.47
3. THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 CBS 4.64