For the week of June 2-8, 2008, the Wednesday telecast of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance lead all broadcast shows in audience % gain by time-shifting (DVR viewing). Its audience increased by 22.8% over the 8.492 million that watched it Live giving it a Live+7 audience of 10.431 million.
Fox's Hell's Kitchen was second with an increase of 22.3%. Rounding out the top 10 were Tuesday's So You Think You Can Dance, The Mole, Last Comic Standing, Men In Trees, The Bachelorette, Farmer Wants A Wife, Telemundo's Friday Pecados Ajenos, and Fear Itself.
Now it's summertime, the living is easy and TV audiences are down and our lists often have some surprises, but a Telemundo show in the top 10 time-shifted % gainers (and 2 in the top 20) is still noteworthy.
Fox dominated the weeky % gain from time-shifting list with 9 of the top 20 shows.
Top 20 Most % Time-shifted Broadcast TV Shows:
|Rank||Programs||Network||Persons Live+7 (000s)||Persons Live (000s)||Time-shifted Audience (000s)||% increase from Live to Live+7|
|1||SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-WED||FOX||10,431||8,492||1,939||22.8%|
|3||SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU||FOX||10,114||8,301||1,813||21.8%|
|5||LAST COMIC STANDING||NBC||5,435||4,573||862||18.8%|
|6||MEN IN TREES||ABC||5,803||4,975||828||16.6%|
|8||FARMER WANTS A WIFE||CW||2,213||1,922||291||15.1%|
|9||PECADOS AJENOS F||TEL||1,201||1,061||140||13.2%|
|12||MOMENT OF TRUTH||FOX||6,984||6,473||511||7.9%|
|18||HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER||CBS||6,162||5,784||378||6.5%|
|20||JUNTO AL TRI 6/4||TEL||1,009||948||61||6.4%|
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.