Tight economic times and declining viewership seriously impacted soap operas in 2009 with the cancellation of Y&R's sister CBS soap opera Guiding Light, pay cuts, reduced airtime and veteran soap actors leaving long-term roles.
Interestingly enough, a video entitled "Really Stupid Cats" actually features some of the more unique cat acts available on the web, yet it suffers a far lower viewership than Crazy Cats' uneventful bathtub antics.
Both Facebook and Twitter continue to help with expanding our online audience and increasing our video-on-demand viewership, while allowing people to connect with our content and brand across multiple platforms.
Just how much reality is captured when cameras follow a mob family around may be up to debate, but public fascination with the mafia lifestyle spells big viewership numbers for networks.
Luke and Laura's wedding broke viewership records in 1981 and was honored with repeat performances on the twenty-fifth anniversary in 2006 both on SoapNet and on the ABC sudser itself.
The show, which featured Michaels dating and sharing a house with a group of women vying for his attention, was an instant hit for VH1 and broke viewership records for the network.
Media: As society advanced technologically, the widespread circulation of magazines, newspapers, and eventually television viewership catapulted makeup use into mainstream society.
Viewership of these shows, such as the VH1 Flavor of Love/Rock of Love franchises, has often challenged non-reality based network television shows with larger promotional budgets.
Enduring even less viewership than "Really Stupid Cats" is the video "Dumb Cats", which is actually a rather brilliant display of feline prowess.
Passions quickly became a part of the pop culture phenomenon, but the show never quite pulled in the viewership of its older daytime siblings.