Same-day repeats of CBS soap operas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful on Pop TV hit ratings highs after a Donald Trump press conference pre-empted the shows during the daytime.
The Young and the Restless ranked 113th out of all cable programs with 827,000 total viewers, and a 0.09 adults 18-49 rating. Y&R had never reached the 700,000 threshold before Thursday, most days averaging in the 400,000-500,000 range.
Meanwhile, The Bold and the Beautiful also hit a Pop TV high with 640,000 viewers, and a 0.07 adults 18-49 rating. B&B ranked 124th among cable programs on Thursday.