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RATINGS: Disappointing Week For All Soaps: DAYS, GH, B&B and Y&R!

Courtesy/NBC

Courtesy/NBC

The ratings are out for the week of November 16th through November 20th and suprisingly it was a bad week all around for the four network daytime drama series.  Every single soap saw minuses in the total viewer category.

Even Days of our Lives which has such a strong week of story culiminating in Bo (Peter Reckell) dying in Hope’s (Kristian Alfonso)  arms did not generate an uptick in viewership losing -119,000.  However, it was General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful that saw the most losses with -176,000 and -184,000.   The Young and the Restless while having a 5 million plus viewer average for it’s Wednesday episode was still – 123,000 in the debit department for the week in total viewers when all was said and done.

In addition, all key women demos: 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54 saw all soaps in the minus column, except for The Young and the Restless who gained +11,000 in the 18-34 category, while The Bold and the Beautiful tied an all-time low in the 18-49 ratings share at o.83/6 (-.14/-.16)

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While on GH, Liz (Rebecca Herbst), Sam (Kelly Monaco),and Jason (Billy Miller) were heading to Cassadine Island to find out what they could about Jason’s scrambled brain, DAYS Bo (Peter Reckell) was coming to terms with this fate as were his sister (Mary Beth Evans), his best friend (Stephen Nichols) and his beloved “Fancy Face”, (Kristian Alfonso), Y&R’s Sage (Kelly Sullivan) and Nick ( Joshua Morrow) were dealing with the fallout from losing baby Christian, while Dr Anderson (Elizabeth Bogush) wreaks more havoc, and Elise Moxley (Jensen Buchanan) turns up on the scene, and B&B delved into Thomas (Pierson Fode) and Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer) sleeping together and the ramification of Ivy’s relationship with Wyatt (Darin Brooks), still the show’s were not in the positive numbers wise. View the entire ratings picture courtesy of SON here.Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings

(Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year)

Total Viewers
1. Y&R 4,894,000 (-123,000/-162,000)
2. B&B 3,518,000 (-184,000/-220,000)
3. DAYS 2,687,000 (-119,000/+205,000)
4. GH 2,668,000 (-176,000/-429,000)

So, do you think the impending Thankgiving holiday kept viewers at home watching the soaps? Were you surprised at the poor performance of the show’s this ratings period? Which soap do you think deserved a better ratings outcome? Were the storylines disappointing to you during the week in question?   Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

Yes, the impending holidays caused a decline…also, even with Days the best improved written and acted soap-too much gloom and doom…with the real world full of tragedy people need an escape and the soaps arent providing it at the moment for some…GH is just so-so…Laura needs her own story instead of just meddling in different characters lives…give us a suprising twist and have her blurt out to Jason how Liz and Nik kept his identity a secret! Cant we have at least one honest character on this show?…Please get rid of Valerie, and a few other characters!

Timmm
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Timmm

I like that Laura is there for her kids and I hope GV returns as Lucky but yes, doesnt Laura need laid? That was cheap but doesnt she want to fall in love again? Come on writers, give Laura someone to cuddle with over Christmas!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

I hope now that WK isnt tied to Days he can return to GH more often as Ned and maybe become involved with Laura instead of Olivia!

Patrick
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Patrick

is Laura going dark? could be? hopefully? Nicholas can’t believe that Laura said… with Helena dead… the secret they share is one less person who “knows” as she tells Nicholas… they only have to contend with Hayden ! LOL… I love this… if Laura backbone is a little seedy and dastardly… why not? as she celebrates at “the haunted star” with champagne I’m so w/ su….. where will they find a leading man for? she may as well get involved with Nicholas and ELQ… get mean it Laura ! Jon Lindstrom as Kevin… needs to be on this show…. Yummy… Read more »

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Yes, Laura needs a lush, romantic love story–and I hear she is going to get one!

Justin
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Justin

I agree about GH, so-so sums it up perfectly, and it feels like Laura is being wasted, again!

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

She is…sad but true!

Justin
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Justin

I also think that as long as Sonny and Carly are written as the moral center or matriarch and patriarch of the show, numbers will go nowhere but down. It alienates so many viewers.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Please do not waste Genie Francis–I did love her soliloquy about Helena’s death as she drank champagne in the Haunted Star!

And, since TG’s departure, Genie seems to have shed the pall that was cast over
her and to have shed the “shackle” of that whole catastrophe.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Oh, Justin …..it would indeed, be a sad day in soapdom to have Sonny as patriarch and Carly as matriarch. Too bad Laura cannot have that honor. How about Tracey? They do not have to necessarily be married, I guess. I liken Sonny to Victor Newman, the patriarch. Pathetic!
Moral center? Sonny? Carly? Oh, my! If either stared at morality in the eye, ‘it’ would laugh right in their faces. The Corinthos’s definition of morality doesn’t exist. Webster himself would not be able to define their version.

su0000
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su0000

Hi Jimh.. Poor Laura, she simply doesn’t fit into GH, any longer.. There is nothing there for the character but Nik and he doesn’t need her.. Lulu doesn’t need her, either. She isn’t connected/involved with anything to give her a story. I can’t think of one thing concerning Laura that would even be interesting enough to give her a story.. And- J&S can not do better than what they are giving us.. they are lackluster writers, they never have written high drama/ remember 2014 Y&R, I don’t I was comatose while watching the big snooze. Don’t be expecting much from… Read more »

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

su… i do like Genie and i like she is there for her kids but you are right…she isnt fitting in at the moment!

Justin
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Justin

Shove it Su000. You know NOTHING about the history of this show. If you did, you would understand that they should be writing the entire show around her.

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Laura IS GH–and fits like a glove–so glad she is getting airplay. Go, Genie.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Ahhh, Su. Here we go again. Laura IS fitting. We can’t have her jump into anything as yet. Romantically or otherwise. The r’s no one en par with her, anyway. Someone mentioned Ned. Yeah, I’d like that! She needs to get her sea legs back….re-acquaint herself with her ‘surroundings’. More importantly, a mother is never superfluous. Every soap is family oriented, Su. Oh, but wait! I remember now…..you like mobster families to be the core of a soap; any soap. You’re in the minority, Su. But, who am I to speak….you are entitled to your opinion and I respect that…..you… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Hi, Jimmy.
I hope Nina is not on your ‘getting rid of’ list. But, she probably is, as so many other posters want the same thing. Lol. I look at her as a-flower-in-bloom. Her time will come. She will buy CRIMSON from sneaky, manipulative Julian , making the magazine a success; well, with Maxie’s help, of course! You just wait….lol.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

To keep you happy…i guess they can keep Nathan…lol…Nina…yes, she just doesnt interest me…when she is on i take that time to clean out my fingernails…ive built a hill with the dirt…now if it snows i can open up my very own ski resort…lol

Shay
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Shay

Ooooh, CeeCee, I do so hope you are wrong about your beloved Nina! If today’s stunt of simply giving her a mini-makeover and then attempting to shake off her insane past with a soliloquy-style recitation of former mistakes and misdeeds is meant to absolve her character of her many wrongdoings, make us suddenly love her and want her to stick around Port Charles, well, sorry….it ain’t gonna happen! Quite frankly, Nina is unnecessary and becomes more so with each passing day…..nothing can change that!….Maxie is the one who should be running Crimson, and for those of us who’ve always adored… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

I love Michelle and Roger but they suck on GH!

Patrick
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Patrick

Oh Ceec’ I’m so hoping with you…. that Ms. Stafford (ala Phyllis ) returns with a steady gait backbone sexy getting IT LOL… Nov. 17th ep’ : not wanting to believe what I heard… RH’ Franco is having a psych evaluation to get his job back… tells the dr. he “has not” consummated with his lady love Nina Nina confirms this by telling a taken aback Nathan on the Nov. 19th ep. could this be what ails our Nina and Franco! had to go their…. any way… who is sick and tired of Laura Wright’ Carly… in your face loud… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Timmm. Thank you for that, Timmm. Your comment is very fair. Michelle Stafford is certainly not a two-bit actress. She is a multiple Emmy winner (outstanding lead). There’s a reason for that. Granted, one may criticize her wardrobe, her hair, her make-up etc., but do not minimize her acting ability. It is unfortunate that both she and Roger are stuck in these roles. I have had a girl-crush on Michelle for fifteen years. I am sure you remember her wardrobe on Y&R…..those clothes adorned that perfect body like nothing else…..the cat’s meow, she was….still is. Those endless legs are to… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

ie: last Friday ep: at the Cassadine Island… w/ Nicholas, Helena, Sam, Liz, and Jason Helena calling Sam a Guttersnipe Nicholas : “Grandmother, Please… ” LOL I rolled on the floor… take that ! doesn’t Sam deserve that plus the thing that galls me… is our little Nancy Drew… character is let in on secrets.., as she overhears Jake telling Daniel Edward… that his mom and grandma know a secret ???? all to prop Sam… even after the fact… she tells Patrick that she is still in love with him.. that Jason is not the same Jason she knew and… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Patrick. Oh, my friend, Patrick! It warms the heart to know I am not alone ‘loving’ Michelle. Hey, you may be right. She has only had the taste of honey once since Nina came to us….and that was with her husband, Silas. Sooooo, she probably does need a large dose of ‘sweetness’. Yes, Carly is a force to be reckoned with, but, Laura is one great talent. She is good! I am enjoying her suspicions of Liz, whom I’d love to smack that beautiful, spiteful face around a few times. Carly will come through for Jason whether he likes it… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Shay. Hi, Shay Shay. Let me ask you this: what is the difference between Nina and The Britch? Morally speaking.????Mentally speaking???? DNA speaking????? I suppose it is a matter of preference, albeit I hope Michelle goes back to Y&R with Billy Miller….wishful thinking. Believe me, Shay, Michelle Stafford is about fifty years old….how many women that age look that good, naturally? Nina has been asleep for twenty years….it goes without saying that she is still in her infancy when it comes to the 21st century and all its trimmings. We cannot compare this sleeping beauty with Maxie, who may be… Read more »

Carolina
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Carolina

I agree.

“Days of Our Lives” used to be the show you could rely on, especially during the holidays, to find couples reunited or somebody returns to town after being missing for years.

Now it’s like going back to your old hometown after being away for 20 years and finding out most of the town folk, friends and kin, have all died. Depressing as can be.

Jimh(leave it to beaver)
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Jimh(leave it to beaver)

So true…i still like the show but if it doesnt brighten up soon i might stop watching,…i cant watch shows i find depressing!

randy
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randy

SO THIS IS NOVEMBER SWEEPS….PROBLEM IS THIS,,THE STORYLINES ARE DRAGGED OUT WAY TO LONG ,BY THE TIME THE SWEEPS ARE AIRING EVERYONE HAS LOST INTEREST,,,I STAYED TUNED FOR THE BIG JASON REVEAL ONLY TO HAVE IT BEING DRAGGED OUT EVEN LONGER WITH HELENAS SO CALLED DEATH,,OVER AT Y AND R,,WE WATCHED THIS REDICULOUS OVE DONE AND REPEATED DID I SAY REPEATED STORYLINE OF A BABY SWITCHING IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL STORYLINE AGAIN,,,ADAM WAS FREED,,WOW THAT WAS A SHOCK,, I THINK THE SOAPS ALL NEED TO GO BACK TO BASIC CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT AND CREATING STORY FROM THERE,,,ALL I CAN SAY IS… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

I dont know why they drag things out so far. Really, look what happened to OLTL and AMC. It can end very soon for ABC and NBC. Write like there is no tomorrow because it could very well happen!

su0000
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su0000

I might have an answer, Timmm.. Remember what was common for soaps , decades back.. The stories were very long.. Soap moto; keep them waiting.. The writers are from the 80-90’s era and that is how they write, keep them waiting and the same old…. However; this is the fast, everything fast, and wanting faster 21st century and the writers do not know how to write shorter fast paced stories and they do not have the imagination to create new stories.. IF they were to end the slow ongoing stories they would need to come up with new stories, so… Read more »

Rose
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Rose

Su…agree with your assessment of pace and writers. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on you point of view?), it seems to be a world of tweets, hashtags, less time for leisure and real conversation, and instant gratification. Hard for the older soap model to compete. But they do need to speed it up…6-12 months just ain’t gonna fly anymore to tell a story. And if it’s too expensive for 1 hour shows, I could live with back-to-back, 1/2 hour shows if the stories, characters, and relationships are interesting. I doubt the networks invest into developing new writers for daytime soaps…probably too… Read more »

rebecca1
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rebecca1

As far as I know…and I’m not being sarcasti, Su, you’re not a writer. These people are. Soaps are their forte. Soaps are soaps. They’re not prime time shows, they’re not meant to have a fast pace, different story each week. And as far removed from real life as they are, they are realistic in the sense that romance, sickness, betrayal, family dynamics…take time to occur and time to resolve. That’s s not to say that some stories can’t be resolved sooner. But if you look at longevity of any of these soaps…they’ve lasted and continue to last well beyond… Read more »

Justin
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Justin

I always look at the Compared to Last Year column. Days is up from last year, which is good news. GH, on the other hand, is down, a lot. But, as a long time (former) GH viewer, I still haven’t found that much of an interest to tune back in daily, and I think the numbers speak the same for a lot of viewers of GH.

Ces
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Ces

The BIG Jason reveal wasn’t much of a reveal at all. The whole town knew about it and considering the character isn’t embracing his name and Elizabeth wasn’t found out, the episodes after have been pretty dull.
I don’t even think Billy Miller is enjoying this because I’m not enjoying watching it.

Timmm
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Timmm

I dont blame the holidays. We can blame Thanksgiving when next weeks rating come out! And really, why? The soaps were only on three days anyway. Here is my opinion on three of the soaps. Days: I’m shocked! Thats it. Y&R: It has been bad again. Victor and Adam are dancing back and forth, with helping each other and back to not trusting each other. Billy and Red are involved in some lame revenge that will be Burgess’s exit. Anything Winters sucks! Dylan is laughable. Sharon is clueless AGAIN! GH: Fans are tired. We limped through Fluke and now we… Read more »

Harry
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Harry

I agree with you that Y&R has gotten bad again. That baby switcheroo story is horrid with no positive outcome. You know Sharon will figure it out but remain silent in order not to hurt Dylan. Ultimately, it will come out and Baby Sully will turn back into Baby Christian and be returned to Sage and Nick, thereby breaking both Sharon and Dylan’s heart. Oh, but if that isn’t bad enough it’s been revealed that Adam is the father of Sage’s baby so Nicholas will have his heart broken too. The fact that Victor is blackmailing Adam with the secret… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Hey, Harry, What about the Ian Ward debacle? I find that entire ‘skit’ ridiculous. Victor, Phyllis and Ian in a hotel room talking much about nothing. What the hay? Then, Victor has Phyllis in a choke-hold. Yeah, really impressive! What an utterly stupid, dumb move. Ian, the sociopath cares for Phyllis? Oh, yeah….she looks really scared. Is Ian, who seems to outsmart everybody, is buying this? And, Victor Newman reduced to a mere puppet? Plaeeese!!!! And then there’s Patty….here, there and everywhere….sweet, naive, delusional, crazy Patty. Patty and Ian. How adorable; how cute, how droll !!!!!! I am not following… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

PS, Harry.
It just came to me that Patty may putting on a great act just to trick Ian? Lo and behold!! Could she ultimately be the heroine to bring Ian to his knees? Will Patty present Ian, gift-wrapped and all, to her brother for Christmas?

Timmm
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Timmm

All good stuff Harry. It doesnt make sense that Victor is so calm about Christian’s paternity. He says family always comes first but he chose Adam and his company over telling Nick about the truth of who the baby’s daddy really is!

Mister Media
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Mister Media

I love General Hospital. GH is my soap. However, right now baby Avery is the most compelling reason to tune in. The pacing of the show is off. The many mini cliffhangers are not compelling, just exhausting and frustrating. The show has the best cast in daytime but the writing and direction are painfully predictable. I feel like I’ve been watching the same stories unfold for years. Yet I continue to tune in every day because the cast is just so strong. Long live GH!

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Everything you said is sacrosanct, Mister Media. Avery is a joy to watch….those little sounds she makes, trying to be in the conversation tear me to pieces. My arms call out to her. I wish I could hold her. My baby girl and she would get along famously, lol. I am glad you find any cliffhangers at all; lol. I do not see any worth awaiting…..we know the outcome aforehand, so no compelling anticipation there. But, as I said, this seems to be the theme for all the soaps that I do watch. I have never gotten into B&B….don’t care… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Hey CeeCee, how about Sonnybucks singing “Beautiful Dreamer” to Avery on Monday’s show? That had to soften your stance on Sonny for ONE minute? I had a tear in my eye. So sweet. FYI: Go to You Tube and put “Beautiful Dreamer-Raul Malo” in the search box. One of the BEST versions of this song I ever heard. Later girl.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Timmm.
Hey, my Timmm. Thanks, Malo’s version is quite enjoyable. I like the Tex/Mex spin he put on the song. Nice voice, too.
Nothing will ever change my mind about Sonny. Not even if he would ever make peace with The Almighty God. I detest controlling men especially the mobster-kind. And, I do not find his dimples attractive either. He should stop dying his hair and stop layering all that pomade/lard on it. I would love to come face-to-face with him. He surely would be at a loss for words!!!! LOL, AND DOUBLE LOL.
Bye, my love.

Shay
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Shay

Yes, CeeCee, Avery is an absolute living doll… not unlike your own little princess, I’m sure! But I was slightly disappointed in her outfit the other day….she was dressed so drably, almost like a boy, well, at least, very gender neutral! The “Baby Uggs” were cute enough, but I prefer seeing this munchkin done up all “pretty in pink” with tights, a beautiful dress, fluffy pastel cardigan and mary janes. I’m sure you know what I’m saying….oh, by the way, I just saw the most adorable pair of miniature pink wellies and thought to myself, I’ll bet Rosalba has a… Read more »

CeeCee
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CeeCee

@Shay. Hey, there! I was so attuned to Avery’s little noises and cute face that I didn’t even notice what she was wearing, lol. I can tell you that her mommy needs a new wardrobe. Ava must have the worst taste in clothes. No fashionista, she!…..en par with Carly, albeit I loved Ms Corinthos’ open-toed black pumps. You guessed right, Shay. I am a bit old fashioned, a bit eclectic and a bit modern when it comes to dressing Rosie. I love little, pastel dresses….you know; short enough where the back frills of her tights are visible . And yes,… Read more »

Dawn D
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Dawn D

So many variables influence the ratings. It’s holiday time and in my opinion the writing is still to dated ie. GH. I mean really the mob should be in the 21st century. I know they brought it in because of the Godfather fame but lets update. Ultimately I prefer more hospital. But I’m just an old broad view 😉 Also I watch all the soaps except for DOOL. I watched that faithfully in my teens.

Harry
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Harry

This is really bad news.
GH needs to get it together. Simply point, there is no pay off for the long and dragged out stories loyal viewers have to endure. And Nina, Franco, Kiki, Morgan Sabrina, Valerie and Ava are sucking all the oxygen from the room.
I was hoping the new writing team could salvage the mess Ron has made of things but simply put, they are not strong enough.
I

Harry
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Harry

Opps–should read, simply put, not simply point. I pushed send before I was done typing.

Simply Yours,

Harry.

Paul
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Paul

I don’t think it’s fair to put all the blame on Ron. The new writers have been airing for at least 6 weeks; there’s really been no movement towards anything different to my eye other than giving Nina a career. I think it’s pretty clear that the current GH is what ABC wants.

su0000
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su0000

hi Paul.. Pratt came into Y&R ready to go! he had mapped out his way and came in with excitement, J&S has many months to prepare and came in with a whimper.. Jean was even writing/tweaking her takeover while working on set writing with GH month or two before she took over and they had more time than most new writers to write their entrance and beyond to bring it on, no excuse for their fail to bring it. eh Harry never like Ron, no big deal.. Ron was highly praised for his 52nd anniversary show, the back in time… Read more »

Shay
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Shay

@Harry…..Simply put, you are spot-on!!!!!

Timmm
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Timmm

You need secondary characters but the ones you mention are horrible! Big trouble, simply POINT!

Iakovos
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Iakovos

DAYS is winning but yes, as some said, dark. There is a a realness to it, however. The GH stories are just too weird for me anymore. Am hoping the Jason reveal is the end ofl the silly Cassadine story that has gone one waaaaay too long. B&B is like a French roundelay, same short tune played over and over just with different Forresters and Logans. And I am tired of the song. Y&R seems to use its characters as pawns in whatever rollercoaster plot its writers can devise with no regard for history or hope for redemption. And I… Read more »

maddiehayes
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maddiehayes

I’m shocked the episode where Bo dies didn’t get higher ratings. It was beautiful and touching, jam-packed with flashbacks of the two of them! Still, it wasn’t that long ago 1.94 WAS HIGH for Days. Word needs to get around how good it is now. Maybe William Shatner can help (he recently started watching – and tweeting about – Days), LOL.

Mateo
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Mateo

The DAYS drop in ratings is expected. Bring Bo back to kill him off. Lose major players like Kassie DePaiva, Wally Kurth and Judi Evans. Necktie killer is almost over and now there is nothing to look forward to. Kristin is gone. Sami comes and goes as her schedule dictates and all we are left with is the sound of John Black and Marlena Evans and their EX-LAX stories.. “John, I have to go again, did you put too much laxative in my coffee?” “Marlena, I might have, I am so upset that I don’t know my Mommy and Daddy… Read more »

Harry
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Harry

Snigger—now that was funny.
I also noticed that John and Marlena’s condo looks like it’s in an assisted living development.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

“Hey, doc”, said he, in his raspy, annoying voice, making those idiotic facial expressions. Jughead.
Mateo, that was hilarious. EX-LAX is what John needs to wipe that contorted look off his face. This must be the most boring couple on TV.
You’re right; the hoopla is almost over. Then what?

nancy dillingham
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nancy dillingham

Oh-h-h! EX-LAX for John? CeeCee and Mateo, I truly am shocked. Not a comment worthy of you at all. I’m disappointed, that’s all.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Sorry, Nancy. I truly apologize if my comment offended you. I am being very serious. I was catty. I guess it wasn’t a nice joke. I hope you do realize Mateo and I are just having a little fun….perhaps in poor taste, but we are just joshing. Sorry….I won’t do it again. But, you must admit this is another stupid Sami storyline, yes? ‘Nite.

Tammy
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Tammy

Will never watch Days again have watched as a young girl with My grandmother and became hooked bc of Bo and hope came Back only bc ZBo was back! But they could have given grim more story time he is one of the best of days! I will not watch hope with someone else doesn’t work for me so after 32 years in officially done ! Sad but it’s not the same the fun romance that Bo and hope Brought to us plus the Amazjng writing of Sheri Anderson well that was the best! As a full time teacher I… Read more »

Charles Dahl
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Charles Dahl

The ratings for Days surprised me. Under no circumstances, impending holidays or not, should they be losing viewers right now. They are 3 months in to their much publicized 50th Anniversary and with their big guns returning they should not be held comparable to other shows. The other shows aren’t celebrating a big anniversary with such media hype. I fear the end is coming soon for Days. Their numbers aren’t as great as advertised. They are still not equaling last years viewership in any of the key demos, which is what the network looks at. Gaining viewership from last year… Read more »

Fatima Mamun
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Fatima Mamun

These ratings don’t shock me at all. I expected DOOL to hit a brick wall at some point. I have watched since 1985 but sadly I tuned out for the final time after Aiden Jennings was killed. That was enough for me. Hope has always been a favorite of mine and I was so enamored with her new pairing. It sickened me that it was totally ruined for Bo’s short return. Closure for Bo and Hope was needed and deserved, but not this way. I thought it was contrived and in bad taste. If Days continues this downward trend, it… Read more »

Tammy
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Tammy

Well said!

Patrick
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Patrick

this is one of my favorite posts on this thread… I too am heartsick that DAYS “fired” Aiden … making him dispensible… to Laud Bo and think Kristian Alfonso’ Hope… can strike fire and magic all over again.. with Rafe no ones arguing that KA’ Hope; had it in spades , the moon, and Love eternal w/ Bo ; whom she will love for all her life w/Aiden; ALL the fans of… Hope… waited with baited breath to see the outcome… and it was… love all over again… and heart stirring and you just wanted to envelop Hope… because she’s… Read more »

nicholas
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nicholas

The issue will always be the writing , the quality , acting and athmosphere of all these soaps . The budget constraints cannot justify all this weakness . To cut a long story short short the 80’s and 90’s were great decades of the soaps . The staff that worked on them knew their business and were motivated . i am stunned at how flat the stories are and how predictable they are .

evelyn
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evelyn

I think ,it’s to much going on in these soaps and no one is getting punished for the wrong thimgs they’ve already done.you’re bring to many people on the shows committing so much wrong til the older crimes don’t get solved,sharon and the doctor,adam ,lan ,victor.billy,victoria,phillis and others.so how do you want us to rate these soaps who got the most people are who get a way with most crimes.you tell me!

evelyn
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evelyn

I think ,it’s to much going on in these soaps and no one is getting punished for the wrong thimgs they’ve already done.you’re bring to many people on the shows committing so much wrong til the older crimes don’t get solved,sharon and the doctor,adam ,lan ,victor.billy,victoria,phillis and others.so how do you want us to rate these soaps who got the most people are who get a way with most crimes.you tell me!

Mary SF
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Mary SF

The only thing predictable about soaps other than plots are the ratings. Sweeps in Nov especially the first two weeks are jammed packed with content, they inflate the ratings numbers for a bit, then when those plot points are over all the those who just tuned in for the big plot point or reveal leave and the numbers go down again. There is no shock here, nothing to do with writing, this always happens. The ratings will be low until about mid Jan when soaps start revving up stories for Feb sweeps. As someone pointed out the more telling number… Read more »

Rj
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Rj

Now Days is all deaths and killings. To me this is overdone, and I look forward to this passing and new storylines and romances to begin. I understand that they are trying to clean house to move forward, but it is too much too quickly. Wiith that said, there have been some scenes in between the killings and deaths that have been better and improved from the past year. So enough with the killings and deaths and on to new storylines and romance, so we can start to see some development and become more invested in the characters and storylines… Read more »

Brett
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Brett

B&B has been a snoozefest lately, I’m bored to tears with this Ivy Thomas Wyatt crap.

Felicia Bullett
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Felicia Bullett

Y&R is getting boring baby swapping that was the last straw they drag everything out sounds like writer’s block everything not making sense dnt even watch the dvr I delete it & that is bad.

jej
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jej

Loving GH, hating DOOL! What a waste for Days to bring back these characters and sad that they’re calling it their 50th anniversary episodes!

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DAYS Alum Molly Burnett Promoted To Series Regular on ‘Queen of the South’

Wanna know where you can find Salem’s Melanie Layton, sorta?  You can watch her killing it on USA’s drama Queen of the South.  That”s where former Days of our Lives star, Molly Burnett has just been upped to series regular for the show’s upcoming fifth season.

According to Deadline who broke the news, Burnett will continue to play her complex and delicious role of Kelly Anne.

Soap fans Molly as Melanie on DAYS from 2008-2016 and when she stepped into play the role of Maxie Jones for Kirsten Storms on General Hospital in 2016.

Queen of the South is based on the bestselling book La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. It tells the story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.

Burnett’s Kelly Anne is a frequent member of Teresa’s drug operation, has already killed her abusive husband, was an informant, and had a cocaine habit.  When viewers last saw Kelly Anne she was finding her sobriety and her way back into the Teresa’s operations in New Orleans.

Since exiting Days in 2014, Burnett has also been seen on  CSI: Cyber, Relationship Status and True Blood. 

So intrigued to watch Molly on Queen of the South? Comment below.

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Days of our Lives Returns To Production After Temporary Halt Amid COVID-19

UPDATED:  According to Deadline  the cast and crew of NBC’s Days of our Lives will actually be returning tomorrow, October 20th to begin taping ahead of schedule after a positive Covid-19 test shut production down originally scheduled for two weeks.

The outlet cited, “Following a thorough investigation including contact tracing, quarantines, testing, and a deep cleaning of the studio, the health and safety experts at Days of our Lives have determined that it was safe to return to production before the end of the two-week period. As a result, the show will be back on set tomorrow Oct 20.”

The word of the early return initially got out Monday, although at that time unconfirmed by the show, apparently, via a posting by Lauren Koslow on her Instagram account where she is pictured in a Kate Roberts outfit in her dressing room.

Koslow shared: “Stepping into Monday in alice + olivia black velvet,” She also tagged the post #dressingroomselfie and the words. “Stay strong.”

She also added a quote from poet Maya Angelou: “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

So, happy to hear it seems like DAYS is back … once again? Comment below!

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Kristian Alfonso Bids Farewell to DAYS as Final Episode Airs Today Sharing; “Thank YOU From The Bottom Of My Heart For Welcoming Me Into Your Homes All Of These Years”

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 marks the final appearance of Kristian Alfonso’s iconic run as Hope Williams on NBC’s Days of our Lives, a role she played on and off for more than 37 years.  Make no mistake about it, Alfonso was a staple of Salem and the DAYS family since she made her debut back in 1983.

However, over the summer viewers learned she would not be returning to the show when the series began production again in September, after she was told they were planning on resting the character of Hope for five months or so.  A decision that prompted Kristian to make a decision to leave the show for good and start a new chapter in her life.

To celebrate her run and to say a thank you to everyone at the show and her enduring fans, Kristian posted a video on her Instagram account of some backstage moments through the years to the tune of “I’ve Had The Time Of My Life”.  She accompanied her post with these words of thanks to everyone that has been by her side every step of the way:  “Being today is my last airshow, I wanted to share some of my favorite memories onset & behind the scenes I hope you enjoy it.  Thank YOU from the bottom of my heart for welcoming me into your homes all of these years.  And making me a part of your lives #xoxo ❤️  Thank you Ken & @nbcuniversal @nbc for a #beautiful #ride . #❤️ #😘”

 

So, are you sad that Kristina will be gone for DAYS on-screen after today?  Share your thoughts om this, her final airdate, via the comment section below.

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