In Plain Sight Has a 23.6% Increase and 1,132,000 DVR Viewers
For the week of May 26 - June 1, 2008, USA's new drama In Plain Sight was the leading cable show for time-shifting with an increase of of 23.6% over its Live audience in its Live+7 viewing audience and an absolute time-shifted audience size of 1,132,000. Rounding out the top 10 were the 2 part A&E movie Andromeda Strain, 2 episodes of WWE Raw, 2 Lakers/Spurs NBA Playoff games and a pre-game and 2 episodes of NCIS.
Top 20 Most Time-shifted (DVR viewed) Cable Shows:
|Rank||Programs||Network||Persons Live+7 (000s)||Persons Live (000s)||Time-shifted Audience (000s)||% increase from Live to Live+7|
|1||IN PLAIN SIGHT||USA||5,923||4,791||1,132||23.6%|
|2||ANDROMEDA STRAIN PT1||AEN||5,121||4,482||639||14.3%|
|3||ANDROMEDA STRAIN PT. 2||AEN||5,238||4,721||517||11.0%|
|6||NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME||TNT||3,519||3,181||338||10.6%|
|7||NBA PLAYOFFS (LAKERS/SPURS)||TNT||7,276||6,962||314||4.5%|
|8||NBA PLAYOFFS (SPURS/LAKERS)||TNT||6,813||6,582||231||3.5%|
|12||NBA CONF FNLS (CELTICS/PISTONS)||ESPN||6,450||6,261||189||3.0%|
|13||INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS||TNT||3,562||3,403||159||4.7%|
|16||INSIDE THE NBA PLAYOFFS||TNT||3,124||2,981||143||4.8%|
|17||BACK AT THE BARNYARD||NICK||3,249||3,122||127||4.1%|
|19||NBA CONF FNLS (PISTONS/CELTICS)||ESPN||6,450||6,331||119||1.9%|
|20||NBA PLAYOFFS PRE-GAME||TNT||3,298||3,181||117||3.7%|
Our time-shifting chart ranks which of the Top 40 cable shows 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). We include both the absolute size of the time-shifted audience (and sort the chart by that metric), and the % increase over the Live viewing.
Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.