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More Growth for General Hospital on ABC

November 26, 2012 by Marc Berman in Highlights with 7 Comments

NEW LIFE FOR THE VETERAN DAYTIME SERIAL AT AGE 50

Based on the Live Plus Same Day data from Nielsen for the week of November 12, 50 year-old daytime serial General Hospital has settled in well at 2 p.m. ET with a rise of 18 percent in total viewers (2.37 to 2.81 million). A good portion of that growth stemmed from the significant 55 percent increase among women 18-34 (177,000 to 275,000), which was a two year high. Results among women 18-49 (697,000) and women 25-54 (863,000), meanwhile, were up by 10 percent and three percent, respectively.

Compared to year-ago time period occupant One Life to Live, General Hospital increased by six percent in total viewers and as much as 30 percent among women 18-34.

Written by Marc Berman

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Marc Berman is the Editor in Chief for TV Media Insights, the online destination for television and media. Berman has appeared on camera for Extra, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The CBS Evening News, CNN, and more; and his 2014 desk calendar, “Today in TV History,” is presently available.

  • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/amcoltl6870/ Troy Turner

    Marc,

    If I’m reading this wrong, I apologize. While the year-to-years for GH can’t be questioned-GH in total held steady from last week, true?

    • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/rob/ Rob

      Your questions are so ridiculous that even Marc doesn’t want to answer them.

      • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/amcoltl6870/ Troy Turner

        Why, oh why do you even bother-you know that we soapers are on the right side of the argument here. I was asking Marc a legitimate question.

  • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/ronnie/ Ronnie

    Marc,

    Do you have GH and daytime talk show ratings for the week of November 5th? For November 12, GH beat the The View , Chew, and Talk in the demos. I’m interested in seeing how GH did for November 5.

    • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/marcberman/ Marc Berman

      It was similar Ronnie. GH is having a very good season at 2 p.m. ET.

    • http://www.tvmediainsights.com/members/amcoltl6870/ Troy Turner

      Ronnie,

      To back up what Marc said, GH had a VERY slight decrease-17,000-over 11/5. But, all in all-GH has settled in nicely to the point where The Chew could very well be in trouble.

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