ABC has been picking up strength in daytime ratings. Out of past seven weeks, ABC has placed first in daytime five weeks, tied one week and lost one week. Since week of Jan. 20, 1984, up until seven weeks ago, ABC has been second to CBS in daytime household ratings every week.
For week ended July 12, ABC averaged 6.4 rating and 22 share, compared to 6.1/22 for CBS and 5.0/18 for NBC.
During second quarter of this year, ABC Averaged 2/10 of rating point behind CBS, compared to gap of 9/10 of rating point in daytime ratings for comparable period year ago. (However,
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I think its a pity that Paul is no longer a part of the show. But obviously there has to be more to the story.
Other recurring characters still get to be seen so ...maybe Doug is at fault somehow but someone higher up made the decision that Paul no longer appear.
Eric Braeden went to bat for him last time but not a peep from anyone this time round.
Flynn left twice. In the story, he left town in February. Several weeks later, Carly moved to NYC. She and Flynn reconnected abd became engaged. Shortly after, Carly abd Flynn had a fight about Paul and he was hit by a car and died.
Carly and Paul left for New York with Michael in May 1992. Carly returned in July for a single episode to announce she and Paul married.
When Ava was in a coma in spring of 1994, Carly came to visit.