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NBC: IT'S DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Ratings worries at NBC aren’t limited to prime time and late night. The list of the top 10-rated daytime shows (prime-time ratings were not available at press time due to the Fourth of July weekend) includes only one Peacock program-the stalwart soap Days of Our Lives, at No. 10. NBC’s two new daytime shows, the Vegas-y game show Caesars Challenge (hosted by ex-gridiron star Ahmad Ra-shad) and the happy-talk hour John & Leeza From Hollywood aren’t helping. Despite big-name guests like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and Paul McCartney, John & Leeza tied with Caesars for 21st place out of the 23 network shows. With underwhelming new shows like these, the forecast for NBC’s daytime slate is cloudy. CBS continues to dominate daytime-it has won the last 225 weeks straight, led by the torrid drama The Young and the Restless, its half-hour sister series, The Bold and the Beautiful, and the Bob Barker showcase, The Price Is Right. ABC’s strong soap-opera lineup (the lackluster Loving is the only weak link) makes it a strong second. And Fox has carved out a niche with afternoon cartoons, such as Batman: The Animated Series, which had a brief, unsuccessful run in prime time last season. Daytime Shows

1 The Young And the Restless CBS, 12:30 p.m. 8.4 2 All My Children ABC, 1 p.m. 7.2 3 The Price is Right 2 CBS, 11:30 a.m. 7.0 4 The Bold and the Beautiful CBS, 1:30 p.m. 6.0 5 General Hospital ABC, 3 p.m. 5.8 The Price is Right 1 CBS, 11 a.m. 5.8 7 One Life to Live ABC, 2 p.m. 5.7 8 As the World Turns CBS, 2 p.m. 5.6 9 Guiding Light CBS, 3 p.m. 5.1 10 Days of Our Lives NBC, 1 p.m. 4.7 11 Batman: The Animated Series Fox, 4:30 p.m. 3.2 12 Tiny Toon Adventures Fox, 4 p.m. 3.1 13 Another World NBC, 2 p.m. 3.0 14 Loving ABC, 12:30 p.m. 2.6 15 Family Feud 2 CBS, 10:30 a.m. 2.5 16 Merrie Melodies Fox, 3 p.m. 2.4 17 Home 1 ABC, 11 a.m. 2.2 Home 2 ABC, 11:30 a.m. 2.2 Tom & Jerry Kids Show Fox, 3:30 p.m. 2.2 20 Classic Concentration NBC, 11:30 a.m. 2.0 21 Caesars Challenge NBC, 12:30 p.m. 1.7 John & Leeza from Hollywood NBC, 11 a.m. 1.7 23 Family Feud 1 CBS, 10 a.m. 1.5