The daytime soap opera ratings are in for the week of September 3-7, 2012, and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL was the only show up in Total Viewers (+87,000). THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS was the only show up in Women 18-49 viewers (+8,000).
Total Viewers (versus last week/versus last year)
1. THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS 4,298,000 (-41,000/-333,000)
2. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL 3,198,000 (+87,000/+207,000)
3. GENERAL HOSPITAL 2,561,000 (-100,000/+66,000)
4. DAYS OF OUR LIVES 2,458,000 (-113,000/-101,000)
Y&R was also up in the Women 18-34 demo (+.1) and Men 18+ viewers (+44,000).
Meanwhile, this week GENERAL HOSPITAL is averaging a 2.3 rating/8 share in households (through Wednesday) based on the 56-metered (overnight) markets.