CBS Daytime celebrates 30 consecutive years as #1 with class photo
Another milestone for CBS soaps.
Updated February 8, 2017: Many actors from “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless,” as well as former “As the World Turns” and Guiding Light” alums came together with talk show hosts of CBS Daytime for a ‘class photo’ of sorts to celebrate the big milestone. Watch a behind the scenes video of the photo shoot below.
Back on September 20, 2016 Soaps.com reported that the week marked the 30th consecutive year at #1 for CBS Daytime, which includes “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “The Price is Right,” “The Talk” and “The Young and the Restless.” The winning streak began in 1986 and remains one of the longest in television history – reaching 117.6 million viewers in all.
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“This winning streak is an incredible source of pride for all of us at CBS,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment. “It speaks to three decades of great storytelling from the best creative artists in front of and behind the camera, and the amazing support from a very passionate and loyal fan base.”
Full broadcast year highlights for the soap operas include… “The Young and the Restless” remains at number one with 5.20 million viewers with the highest rated in women ages 25 to 54 (1.8 million) and women 18 to 49 (1.2 million). “The Bold and the Beautiful” ranked second with 3.96 million viewers, 1.5 million women ranging from 25 to 54.
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Soaps.com congratulates the network, its shows, actors and everyone behind the scenes on this amazing milestone!
Photo Credit: CBS
– Amy Mistretta