'

Top Time-Shifted Broadcast Shows, Jan 28 - Feb 3

Categories: '

Written By

February 24th, 2008

Wednesday's American Idol Has a Time-shifted Audience of 3.8 Million

With 3.80 million time-shifted (DVR) viewers, Wednesday's American Idol had the largest absolute time-shifted audience in the week of Jan 28 - Feb 3, followed by Tuesday's American Idol with 3.67 million time-shifted viewers.

Fox had the most shows (7) out of the top 20 in absolute time-shifted audience size.

Top 20 Largest Time-shifted Audience Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Network Persons Live+7 (000) Persons Live (000) Timeshifed Audience (000s) % Increase Over Live
1 American Idol-WEDNESDAY FOX 27,081 23,281 3,800 16.3%
2 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 29,571 25,900 3,671 14.2%
3 HOUSE FOX 24,433 20,994 3,439 16.4%
4 FOX Super Bowl XLII FOX 97,563 94,261 3,302 3.5%
5 LOST ABC 17,766 14,481 3,285 22.7%
6 HOUSE SP-2/3 FOX 30,311 27,731 2,580 9.3%
7 LOST-THU 8PM ABC 14,065 12,125 1,940 16.0%
8 FOX Super Bowl POST GAME FOX 64,051 62,329 1,722 2.8%
9 LOST SP-1/30 ABC 9,474 7,827 1,647 21.0%
10 LAS VEGAS NBC 7,987 6,521 1,466 22.5%
11 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX 18,350 16,895 1,455 8.6%
12 ELI STONE ABC 12,035 10,597 1,438 13.6%
13 APPRENTICE 7 NBC 8,710 7,315 1,395 19.1%
14 Law And Order NBC 12,037 10,817 1,220 11.3%
15 FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS NBC 6,292 5,165 1,127 21.8%
16 AMERICAN GLADIATORS NBC 9,078 8,116 962 11.9%
17 Biggest Loser 5 NBC 8,674 7,722 952 12.3%
18 Smallville CW 4,340 3,429 911 26.6%
19 DANCE WAR:BRUNO/CARRIEANN ABC 9,745 8,899 846 9.5%
20 WIFE SWAP ABC 6,116 5,476 640 11.7%

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

__________________________________________________________________________________

Smallville Has A 26.6% Increase Via DVR Viewing

For the week of Jan 28 - Feb 3, CW's Smallville's audience increased by 26.6% over the 3.43 million that watched it Live giving it a Live+7 audience of 4.34 million, again making it the leading broadcast show for % increase in viewing via DVR.

One Tree Hill had its audience increase by 25.5% over its Live airing placing it second for the week. Lost, Las Vegas, and Friday Night Lights round out the largest % increase Top 5. NBC had the most time-shifted shows on a % basis with 6 of the 20.

Top 20 Most % Time-shifted Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Network Persons Live+7 (000) Persons Live (000) Timeshifed Audience (000s) % Increase Over Live
1 Smallville CW 4,340 3,429 911 26.6%
2 One Tree Hill CW 3,124 2,490 634 25.5%
3 LOST ABC 17,766 14,481 3,285 22.7%
4 LAS VEGAS NBC 7,987 6,521 1,466 22.5%
5 FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS NBC 6,292 5,165 1,127 21.8%
6 LOST 1/30 ABC 9,474 7,827 1,647 21.0%
7 Supernatural CW 3,330 2,782 548 19.7%
8 APPRENTICE 7 NBC 8,710 7,315 1,395 19.1%
9 Gossip Girl-MON CW 1,871 1,589 282 17.7%
10 HOUSE FOX 24,433 20,994 3,439 16.4%
11 AMERICAN IDOL-WEDNESDAY FOX 27,081 23,281 3,800 16.3%
12 LOST-THU 8PM ABC 14,065 12,125 1,940 16.0%
13 AMERICAN IDOL-TUESDAY FOX 29,571 25,900 3,671 14.2%
14 CROWNED CW 1,484 1,304 180 13.8%
15 ELI STONE ABC 12,035 10,597 1,438 13.6%
16 Biggest Loser 5 NBC 8,674 7,722 952 12.3%
17 AMERICAN GLADIATORS NBC 9,078 8,116 962 11.9%
18 WIFE SWAP ABC 6,116 5,476 640 11.7%
19 Law And Order NBC 12,037 10,817 1,220 11.3%
20 DANCE WAR:BRUNO/CARRIEANN ABC 9,745 8,899 846 9.5%

The % Time-shifting 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.

 
  • kayarn

    things have stayed consistent for friday night lights. hopefully that leads to a third season for them…on some network.

  • kayarn

    things have stayed consistent for friday night lights. hopefully that leads to a third season for them…on some network.

© 2014 Tribune Digital Ventures