Soapnet SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of Soapnet with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis


Parent Company

Disney-ABC Television Group , The Walt Disney Company


Media Channels


Media & Entertainment

Tagline/ Slogan

New way to watch soaps


Channel for day time viewers



Soap fans who enjoyed reruns via their own collection

Target Group

Working women and college students


Home to classic dramas

SWOT Analysis


1. Daytime soap repeats are the channel’s main asset

2. Close to 70 million households with TV received Soapnet

3. Channel offered working people to watch soap operas at their convenience

4. Soapnet received high cable coverage due to Disney’s aggressive policy of pulling ABC-owned broadcast stations

5. Soapnet also tried its hand at original programming and was nominated for Daytime Emmy awards for the same


1. Disney Junior replaced Soapnet in 2013
2. Soapnet’s original programming failed to attract audience


1. As technology evolved, made more sense to align the distribution with a preschool channel, built on core strengths of the company

2. Large amount of new episodes could be replaced by rebroadcast of

Old daytime soaps as requested by fans


1.  With emergence of technology the viewers preferred to watch soaps online

2. Overabundance of primetime programming on the channel annoyed viewers



1. SaopCity
2. Oxygen Media

3. Bravo Media

The table above concludes the Soapnet SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.


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