In June 2017, CBS renewed The Young and the Restless for three more years but The Bold and the Beautiful was only renewed through the 2017-18 season. Is that a bad sign? Will this soap be cancelled or renewed for 2018-19? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
Premiering on CBS on March 23rd of 1987, The Bold and the Beautiful revolves around the Forrester family and their fashion house in Los Angeles. Castmembers include Ashleigh Brewer, Darin Brooks, Kimberlin Brown, Scott Clifton, Patrika Darbo, Don Diamont, Reign Edwards, Courtney Hope, Thorsten Kaye, Katherine Kelly Lang, John McCook, Alley Mills, Karla Mosley, Rena Sofer, Heather Tom, Anthony Turpel, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, and Jacob Young.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available. You can see how the ratings for the four soap operas compare here.
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For comparisons: The 2016-17 season of The Bold and the Beautiful averaged a 0.70 rating in the 18-49 female demographic with 3.60 million total viewers.
Raw data courtesy Soap Opera Network.
What do you think? Do you still like The Bold and the Beautiful TV series? Would you like to see it cancelled or renewed for additional seasons?