Two And A Half Men Looks To Dethrone Oprah Permanently Among DVRs
Two and A Half Men again took the top syndicated time-shifted crown with the largest absolute audience size via DVR viewing with 290,000 for the week of June 2-8, 2008. One of the weekend airings of Two and A Half Men also had the largest viewership % increase from time-shifting with 5.7%.
Top Time-Shifted Syndicated Shows
|Rank||Programs||ORIG||Persons Live+7 (000s)||Persons Live (000s)||Time-shifted Audience (000s)||% increase from Live to Live+7|
|2||OPRAH WINFREY SHOW||CTD||6,086||5,814||272||4.7%|
|3||TWO-HALF MEN WEEKEND B||WB||4,393||4,156||237||5.7%|
|7||TWO-HALF MEN WEEKEND A||WB||3,537||3,367||170||5.0%|
|9||DR. PHIL SHOW||CTD||5,157||5,019||138||2.7%|
|13||LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY||DAD||3,311||3,207||104||3.2%|
|14||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||9,904||9,811||93||0.9%|
|15||LAW & ORDER:SVU||NBU||4,331||4,241||90||2.1%|
|16||KING OF QUEENS||SPT||3,905||3,818||87||2.3%|
|19||KING OF QUEENS-WEEKEND||SPT||3,328||3,250||78||2.4%|
Our Syndicated Time-Shifting table indicates which of the Top 25 Syndicated shows had the largest absolute DVR audience (audience that watched in the 7 days after the live show) as well as the largest % increase in viewing between Live audience and Live+7 audience numbers from viewers watching shows later on their digital video recorders (DVRs).
For syndicated shows which air on multiple days, the viewership shown is the average of all telecasts.
LIVE: The number that watched a program while it was broadcast.
LIVE+SD: The number that watched a program either while it was broadcast OR watched via DVR on the same day the program was broadcast.
LIVE+7: The number watched while a program was broadcast or via DVR within 7 days of original broadcast.
TV Ratings Data: ©2008 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
DAD = Disney ABC Domestic Television, SPT= Sony Pictures Television, 2/T=Twentieth Television, ESP = ESPN, KIN = KingWorld, CTD = CBS Television Distribution.