CBS Daytime Marks 30 Years At No. 1


Congratulations to CBS for marking its 30th consecutive year as the No. 1 daytime network. The net ended the full 52-week 2015-2016 broadcast year in the top spot, which it has held since 1986. “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, in a statement. “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.” YOUNG AND RESTLESS held onto its title of daytime’s most watched drama, with 5.20 million viewers, and highest-rated in women 25-54 (1.8) and women 18-49 (1.2). Meanwhile, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL ranked second among daytime dramas viewers with 3.96 million viewers and women 25-54 (1.5).