ABC on Thursday issued a press release boasting that the first week of The Chew , the talk show that replaced All My Children , had surpassed rival talk show. ABC's The Talk, by double-digit percent margins. The website TVbytheNumbers, which tracks TV ratings, posted the ABC press release but appended this disclaimer " The Chew' s results for last week were inflated due to its premiere on 9/26 which had a 0.9 rating with women 18-49, but by the end of the week it was down to a 0.6 rating with women 18-49. For the full week it ended with a 0.7 rating with women 18-49, lower than the year ago run of All My Children which scored a 0.9 for the same week last year."

07/10/2011