Compiled from a list of several sources, here are the Nielsen ratings for the week of March 8-14, 2010 for all the daytime and primetime television soap operas.
THE GOOD WIFE (13.9 million, 9.0/16)
DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (11.8 million, 7.3/11)
GREY'S ANATOMY (11.0 million, 7.2/12)
BROTHERS & SISTERS (8.7 million, 5.8/10)
PRIVATE PRACTICE (7.9 million, 5.5/10)
PARENTHOOD (6.1 million, 4.0/7)
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS (5.09 million, 3.7/13) - daytime airing only
GREY'S ANATOMY - (4.4 million, 3.2/5) - Thursday 8 p.m. repeat
UGLY BETTY (4.1 million, 2.7/5)
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL (3.26 million, 2.3/8)
DAYS OF OUR LIVES (2.93 million, 2.1/7) - daytime airing only
ALL MY CHILDREN (2.56 million, 1.9/7) - daytime airing only
GENERAL HOSPITAL (2.55 million, 1.9/6) - daytime airing only
MAKE IT OR BREAK IT (2.5 million)
AS THE WORLD TURNS (2.47 million, 1.8/6)
ONE LIFE TO LIVE (2.43 million, 1.8/6) - daytime airing only
ONE TREE HILL (2.2 million, 1.4/2)
LIFE UNEXPECTED (2.0 million, 1.3/2)
GOSSIP GIRL (1.8 million, 1.2/2)
90210 (1.7 million, 1.2/2)
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (1.5 million, 1.1/2) - repeat
SUPERNATURAL (1.4 million, 1.0/2) - repeat
MELROSE PLACE (1.2 million, 0.9/1)
CAPRICA (1.0 million)
- The CBS soaps were up on total viewers last week.
- Only three daytime soaps average more viewers last week than GUIDING LIGHT's final week (2.6 million).
- The season finale of MAKE IT OR BREAK IT became the series’ second-most-watched episode on record in Total Viewers (2.5 million), Viewers 12-34 (1.5 million/1.6 rating), Females 12-34 (1.3 million/2.9 rating), Teens (901,000/3.7 rating) and Female Teens (835,000/6.9 rating). It also dominated timeslot competitor GOSSIP GIRL in the ratings.
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