general Hospital is a soap opera that has been delighting fans for over 50 years. However, in the last one year, the daytime drama has dented the ratings. This has led fans to believe that a cancellation is on the horizon. Is this the end of the line for the people of Port Charles?
‘General Hospital’ has been one of the lowest rated soaps in the last one year
According to soap opera digest, general Hospital The rating has experienced low levels during the last 11 months. The outlet also reports that other soap operas – such as days of Our Lives – has also experienced low ratings. However, the young and the Restless Other soap operas continue to perform in the ratings.
“With just 1.951 million viewers, “GH was down -169,000 viewers week over week and -101,000 viewers year over year,” the outlet reported. “GH” was less than -151,000 spectators.”
This seems unusual, given that general Hospital Won the most Daytime Emmys of all soap operas. So, what has been the reason for the drop in ratings?
Fans are divided over the storyline
part of the reason general Hospital The fan division on the storyline has resulted in a drop in ratings. According to Soap @ SheKnows, one of the most popular stories is with Sonny Corinthos (played by veteran actor Maurice Benard). Fans have loved the “Sonny/Mike” storyline, and the announcement of Sonny’s return to Port Charles has drawn many fans to watch.
Unfortunately, though, that same outlet confirms that the “Jurly” marriage — Sonny’s “widow” Carly Corinthos’ marriage to her longtime BFF Jason Morgan — hasn’t been as well received. “Some [had] Waited years for this to happen, while others were outraged that Sony was Carly’s second choice at the moment,” the outlet reported. “Second choice he married five times?”
Despite this split, the “Jurly” marriage went off without a hitch. But it clearly begs the question: is it the end of the line? general Hospital?
Is this the end of ‘GH’?
speculation about the cancellation of general Hospital The show has been revolving around for many years. But according to Nielsen ratings (via) TVSeries Finale), no cancellation announcement has been made by the network yet. G hThe rating for the 2019-2020 season was around 0.44. But ratings for the 2020-2021 season have only been around 0.35 – a sharp decrease, especially considering that ratings should have been higher due to the pandemic.
“Once again, ABC did not announce whether general Hospital Was renewed for another year, but we know the show was not cancelled,” reported the outlet. “The network just kept it up in the air. Desire general Hospital Live to watch the 59th season for the 2021-22 broadcast season? Could it possibly be canceled mid year? How will it do in ratings?”
It remains to be seen if G h has been cancelled. If the long-running daytime drama really took the axe, there would only be three soap operas left in the day.
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