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Top Timeshifted Broadcast Shows, December 24-30

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January 14th, 2008

CBS's The Amazing Race has 1.5 million Timeshifted Viewers

For the first time this season a single show, The Amazing Race, had both the largest timeshifted audience and the highest percentage audience added through timeshifteing in the week of December 24-30, which was a very slow week for timeshifting.

With 1.5 million timeshifted (DVR) viewers, The Amazing Race had the largest absolute timeshifted audience followed by House with 514,000 timeshifted viewers.

CBS dominated the list with the most shows (9) out of the top 20 in absolute timeshifted audience size.

Top 20 Largest Timeshifted Audience Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Network Persons Live+7 (000) Persons Live (000) Timeshifed Audience (000s) % Increase Over Live
1 Amazing Race 12 CBS 10,417 8,908 1,509 16.9%
2 HOUSE SP-XMAS 9P FOX 7,581 7,067 514 7.3%
3 OFFICE NBC 4,203 3,755 448 11.9%
4 Family Guy FOX 6,494 6,072 422 6.9%
5 Simpsons FOX 7,082 6,687 395 5.9%
6 NUMB3RS CBS 6,963 6,570 393 6.0%
7 Two and a Half Men SP CBS 5,601 5,218 383 7.3%
8 WITHOUT A TRACE CBS 10,791 10,455 336 3.2%
9 Criminal Minds - 8PM SPC CBS 9,151 8,821 330 3.7%
10 MOONLIGHT CBS 5,072 4,767 305 6.4%
11 DEAL OR NO DEAL 12/25 NBC 9,943 9,643 300 3.1%
12 GHOST WHISPERER CBS 6,212 5,920 292 4.9%
13 COLD CASE CBS 7,686 7,394 292 3.9%
14 SINGING BEE 12/28 NBC 5,795 5,504 291 5.3%
15 WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB ABC 6,731 6,440 291 4.5%
16 American Dad FOX 5,979 5,697 282 4.9%
17 30 ROCK NBC 4,263 3,984 279 7.0%
18 BONES SP-XMAS 8P FOX 4,363 4,085 278 6.8%
19 60 Minutes CBS 12,482 12,209 273 2.2%
20 NBC MOVIE OF WEEK-MO12/24 NBC 4,546 4,276 270 6.3%

The Largest Timeshifting Audience table ranks which of the Top 150 broadcast shows [by Live+7 viewers] had the largest absolute number of timeshifted viewers on their digital video recorders (DVRs).

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The Amazing Race Has A 16.9% Increase Via DVR Viewing

For the week of December 24-30, The Amazing Race's audience increased by 16.9% over the 8.91 million that watched it Live giving it a Live+7 audience of 10.42 million, again making it the leading broadcast show for % increase in viewing via DVR.

Even though it was a rerun, Reaper had its audience increase by 16.0% over its Live airing placing it second for the week. Crowned, Office and Gossip Girl and round out the largest % increase Top 5. CBS had the most timeshifted shows on a % basis with 6 of the 20.

Top 20 Most % Timeshifted Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Network Persons Live+7 (000) Persons Live (000) Timeshifed Audience (000s) % Increase Over Live
1 AMAZING RACE 12 CBS 10,417 8,908 1,509 16.9%
2 REAPER-XMAS CW 1,038 895 143 16.0%
3 CROWNED CW 1,733 1,533 200 13.0%
4 OFFICE NBC 4,203 3,755 448 11.9%
5 Gossip Girl CW 1,067 978 89 9.1%
6 How I Met Your Mother-SP CBS 3,586 3,319 267 8.0%
7 Two and a Half Men SP CBS 5,601 5,218 383 7.3%
8 HOUSE SP-XMAS 9P FOX 7,581 7,067 514 7.3%
9 Big Bang Theory, THE - SP CBS 3,491 3,255 236 7.3%
10 30 ROCK NBC 4,263 3,984 279 7.0%
11 Family Guy FOX 6,494 6,072 422 6.9%
12 BONES SP-XMAS 8P FOX 4,363 4,085 278 6.8%
13 MOONLIGHT CBS 5,072 4,767 305 6.4%
14 NBC MOVIE OF WEEK-MO12/24 NBC 4,546 4,276 270 6.3%
15 NUMB3RS CBS 6,963 6,570 393 6.0%
16 Simpsons FOX 7,082 6,687 395 5.9%
17 SAMANTHA WHO SP 1-12/29 ABC 3,075 2,904 171 5.9%
18 EV HATES CHRIS-XMASEVE CW 1,401 1,326 75 5.7%
19 MY NAME IS EARL NBC 5,052 4,796 256 5.3%
20 SINGING BEE 12/28 NBC 5,795 5,504 291 5.3%

The % Timeshifting table ranks which of the Top 150 broadcast shows [by Live+7 viewers] had the largest % increase in viewing between Live audience and Live+7 audience numbers from viewers watching shows later on their digital video recorders (DVRs).

 

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
  • Bryan

    Amazing Race is the best Reality show out there today. Im glad it gets the ratings it does. rock on.

  • Bryan

    Amazing Race is the best Reality show out there today. Im glad it gets the ratings it does. rock on.

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