We Can’t Abolish Ratings…

…But we can embargo them here on TVWriter™. And have been for awhile.

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Soap Opera Ratings Report

…Because (seriously) some of our best friends are soap writers:

Not written in Japanese

Soap Opera Ratings: ‘The Young & the Restless’ & ‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Rebound; ‘Days of Our Lives’ Ties Series Lows in Women 18-49
Written By Robert Seidman

Soap Opera Ratings for the week of June 25-29, 2012

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,543,000 (+272,000/+25,000)
2. B&B 3,338,000 (+198,000/+438,000)
3. DAYS 2,329,000 (-47,000)
4. GH 2,277,000 (-145,000/+78,000) read article


Like the mega-corporations always say, when it comes to business – even show business – profit is the best revenge.


Right? read article