Soap Opera Weekly Ratings May 16 – 20: ‘DOOL’ Ratings Down – ‘Y&R’ ‘B&B’ Win Back Viewers – ‘GH’ Sees Drop in Women 18-49 Demographic

Soap Opera Weekly Ratings May 16 - 20: ‘DOOL’ Ratings Down – ‘Y&R’ ‘B&B’ Win Back Viewers – ‘GH’ Sees Drop in Women 18-49 DemographicThe soap opera weekly ratings for May 16 through May 20 show that ‘Days of Our Lives’ ratings are down across the board. After losing total viewers and women in the 18-49 demographic ‘The Young and the Restless’ and ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ ratings are up in both categories.

However, ‘General Hospital,’ while gaining total viewers saw a drop in ratings in the women 18-49 category.

Days of Our Lives

Soap Opera Network reports that ‘DOOL’ viewers tuned out with 2,172,000 watching May 16 through May 20. That is a loss of 53,000 total viewers. Women 18-49 were watching to the tune of 408,000 viewers. That represents a loss, again, of 22,000 viewers in that demographic.

General Hospital

Great news for ‘GH’ – 2,764,000 total viewers were watching. That is a gain of 18,000 from the previous week. The daytime drama lost women viewers in the 18-49 demographic with 447,000 watching. That’s a loss of 22,000 viewers in that category over the previous week.

The Bold and the Beautiful

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ welcomed back total viewers and women 18-49. For the week of May 16-20 there were 3,782,000 total viewers – a gain of 87,000 from the previous week. There were 551,000 women ages 18-49 watching. That’s a gain of 30,000 viewers in that demographic.

The Young and the Restless

Good news for ‘The Young and the Restless’ – 4,758,000 total viewers tuned in, a gain of 36,000 fans. The soap opera regained favor with women 18-49 with 710,000 watching last week. That’s gain of 72,000 viewers for the week of May 16 through May 20.

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