Compiled from a list of several sources, here are the Nielsen ratings for the week of January 4-10, 2010 for all the daytime and primetime television soap operas.
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (14.0 million, 8.8/13)
THE GOOD WIFE (13.8 million, 9.0/15)
BROTHERS & SISTERS (10.6 million, 6.9/11)
HEROES (5.3 million, 3.4/5) - Monday 8 p.m. airing
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (5.32 million, 3.8/12) - daytime airing only
UGLY BETTY (5.1 million, 3.5/6) - new night and time
HEROES (4.6 million, 2.9/4) - Monday 9 p.m. airing
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER (4.5 million)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (3.59 million, 2.6/8)
GLEE (3.4 million, 2.3/4) - repeat Wednesday 8 p.m.
GLEE (3.4 million, 2.1/3) - repeat regular timeslot
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (3.28 million, 2.3/7) - daytime airing only
ALL MY CHILDREN (2.98 million, 2.2/7) - daytime airing only
GENERAL HOSPITAL (2.73 million, 2.0/6) - daytime airing only
MAKE IT OR BREAK IT (2.7 million)
AS THE WORLD TURNS (2.69 million, 2.0/6)
ONE LIFE TO LIVE (2.55 million, 1.9/6) - daytime airing only
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (1.8 million, 1.1/2) - repeat regular timeslot
ONE TREE HILL (1.3 million, 0.7/1) - repeat regular timeslot
ONE TREE HILL (0.89 million 0.7/1) - Wednesday 8 p.m. repeat
90210 (0.95 million, 0.6/1) - repeat regular timeslot
GOSSIP GIRL (0.83 million, 0.6/1) - repeat regular timeslot
MELROSE PLACE (0.78 million, 0.5/1) - repeat regular timeslot
GOSSIP GIRL (0.49 million, 0.4/1) - Wednesday 9 p.m. timeslot
EDITOR'S NOTES: All seven daytime soaps increased their shares for the week although some declined in total viewers.
UGLY BETTY's ratings did not spike despite its new Wednesday timeslot.
The season 2B premiere of THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER hit series highs, becoming ABC Family’s most-watched telecast of all time in Viewers 12-34 (3.0 million/3.2 rating), Females 12-34 (2.5 million/5.4 rating), Teens (1.6 million/6.5 rating) and Female Teens (1.4 million/11.9 rating). In addition, 2B’s debut stood as the show’s second-most-watched episode on record in Total Viewers (4.5 million), behind only last summer’s Season 2 debut (6/22/09 – 4.7 million).
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