Pop TV Ratings (July 17-21, 2017): 'The Young and the Restless' Hits 723K on Thursday


The Nielsen ratings are in for Pop TV for the week of July 17-21, 2017.

Same-day repeats of CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless made the cable Top 150 rankings on Thursday.

DateTotal ViewersAdults 18-49 RatingRank Among Cable Programs
Monday, July 17--Not in Top 150
Tuesday, July 18--Not in Top 150
Wednesday, July 19--Not in Top 150
Thursday, July 20723,0000.06141st
Friday, July 21--Not in Top 150

The Bold and the Beautiful did not make the cable Top 150 during the week.

'American Horror Story: Cult' to Premiere September 5 on FX

The seventh installment of the groundbreaking and award-winning anthology series, American Horror Story: Cult, from Co-Creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, will premiere Tuesday, September 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX

The first clues to the seventh installment were unveiled at a special stunt on the waterfront adjacent to the FXhibition at the Hilton Bayfront Park at San Diego Comic-Con. The installment encouraged fans to visit www.AHS7.com, which disclosed the title and premiere date and will serve as the source for all future reveals ahead of the premiere.

The sixth installment, American Horror Story: Roanoke, recently received four Emmy Award nominations in the hairstyling, makeup and sound editing categories. The American Horror Story franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

Today in Soap Opera History (July 25)

1988: Days of our Lives' Kayla and Steve got married.
1991: Another World's Felicia married Lucas.
1991: Jensen Buchanan debuted as Vicky on Another World.
1994: A tornado hit All My Children's Pine Valley.
"If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree."
"History is a vast early warning system."
― Norman Cousins

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1966: On Dark Shadows, Victoria (Alexandra Moltke) accused Elizabeth (Joan Bennett) of knowing something about her past.

1968: On Peyton Place, Rodney Harrington (Ryan O'Neal) was brought into the emergency room following his motorcycle crash.

Martha Madison & Brandon Beemer Returning to 'Days of our Lives'

Martha Madison and Brandon Beemer will be returning to Days of our Lives later this year as Belle and Shawn Brady.

Madison took over the role of Belle Black in 2004, left in 2008, and has made on and off appearances since 2015.

Beemer played Shawn Douglas Brady from 2006-2008, then returned last year after replacing Jason Cook in the role for the second time.

Soap Opera Nielsen Ratings: 'Days of our Lives' Up Across the Board

The Live + Same Day daytime Nielsen ratings are in for July 10-14, 2017. Versus the previous week, Days of our Lives was up in total viewers (+40K), females 18-49 (+30K), females 18-34 (+4K) and females 25-54 (+48K).

Check out a breakdown below of the daytime soap opera Nielsen ratings by category:

Total Viewers (versus previous week/versus same week last year)
1. The Young and the Restless 4,478,000 (+20,000/+47,000)
2. The Bold and the Beautiful 3,460,000 (-96,000/-142,000)
3. General Hospital 2,410,000 (-43,000/-170,000)
4. Days of our Lives 2,085,000 (+40,000/-7,000)

Today in Soap Opera History (July 24)

1981: Another World's Hanna and Lenny held Jamie at gunpoint.
1986: As the World Turns celebrated patriarch Chris Hughes.
1992: Reba McEntire guest-starred on One Life to Live.
1997: OLTL's Patrick threatened Todd with a pitchfork.
"If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree."
"History is a vast early warning system."
― Norman Cousins

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1933: The Romance of Helen Trent premiered regionally in Chicago.  The show began airing on the CBS Radio network that October and remained on the air until June 24, 1960. During its 27-year run, three actresses played Helen--Virginia Clark and Betty Ruth Smith in Chicago, and later Julie Stevens in New York. The Romance of Helen Trent had a following so intense that at the height of its popularity the show received 1,000 letters a week offering advice on her many problems.