Better Performance for CSI, Dancing & House, Worse for Grey's, Housewives, and other top shows
Overall ratings declines year over year are about 5% factoring DVR usage according to Nielsen, but as you can see, on a viewership basis for particular shows, the impact can be more significant.
|Show||W/E 9/24/06 Viewers (000)||W/E 9/30/07 Viewers (000)||%Difference|
|Dancing with the Stars||18,420||21,918||18.99%|
|Two and a Half Men||15,483||14,303||-7.62%|
All viewer numbers above are Live+7 Day DVR viewing. These numbers indicate the total number of viewers, not households.
Data: ©2006-2007 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Note: the episode of House from 2006 was the 3rd episode of Season 3. The season premier for House in 2006 was on 9/5.