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So You Think You Can Dance Most Time-Shifted Show

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July 8th, 2008

For the week of June 16-22, the Wednesday edition of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance had the largest time-shifted audience with 2.035 million and the largest audience % gain by time-shifting (DVR viewing). Its audience increased by 26.3% over the 7.734 million that watched it Live giving it a Live+7 audience of 9.769 million.

Largest Time-Shifting Audiences for 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  9,769  7,734  2,035 26.3%
2 HELL'S KITCHEN FOX  9,168  7,307  1,861 25.5%
3 So You Think You Can Dance-THU FOX  9,628  8,017  1,611 20.1%
4 THE BACHELORETTE ABC  7,558  6,440  1,118 17.4%
5 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT NBC  13,391  12,335  1,056 8.6%
6 SWINGTOWN CBS  6,733  5,810  923 15.9%
7 THE MOLE ABC  4,334  3,526  808 22.9%
8 LAST COMIC STANDING 6 NBC  4,916  4,132  784 19.0%
9 HOUSE-MON 9P FOX  9,104  8,329  775 9.3%
10 BACHELORETTE-DEANNA-ALL ABC  6,178  5,430  748 13.8%
11 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX  6,176  5,555  621 11.2%
12 Nashville STAR NBC  6,479  5,923  556 9.4%
13 BONES-MON 8P FOX  7,460  6,913  547 7.9%
14 FEAR ITSELF NBC  5,014  4,490  524 11.7%
15 AMERICAN GLADIATORS NBC  5,466  4,948  518 10.5%
16 OFFICE 6/19 NBC  3,619  3,238  381 11.8%
17 How I Met Your Mother CBS  5,745  5,367  378 7.0%
18 Dateline SUN 9PM NBC  8,346  7,972  374 4.7%
19 Criminal Minds SUNDAY-SP CBS  7,224  6,881  343 5.0%
20 OLYMPIC TRIALS SUN 7PM NBC  6,372  6,031  341 5.7%

Greatest % Increase from Time-Shifting for 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  9,769  7,734  2,035 26.3%
2 HELL'S KITCHEN FOX  9,168  7,307  1,861 25.5%
3 THE MOLE ABC  4,334  3,526  808 22.9%
4 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THU FOX  9,628  8,017  1,611 20.1%
5 LAST COMIC STANDING 6 NBC  4,916  4,132  784 19.0%
6 THE BACHELORETTE ABC  7,558  6,440  1,118 17.4%
7 SWINGTOWN CBS  6,733  5,810  923 15.9%
8 BACHELORETTE-DEANNA-ALL ABC  6,178  5,430  748 13.8%
9 FARMER WANTS A WIFE CW  2,185  1,921  264 13.7%
10 REAPER CW  1,584  1,414  170 12.0%
11 OFFICE 6/19 NBC  3,619  3,238  381 11.8%
12 FEAR ITSELF NBC  5,014  4,490  524 11.7%
13 MOMENT OF TRUTH FOX  6,176  5,555  621 11.2%
14 AMERICAN GLADIATORS NBC  5,466  4,948  518 10.5%
15 Nashville STAR NBC  6,479  5,923  556 9.4%
16 HOUSE FOX  9,104  8,329  775 9.3%
17 AMERICA'S GOT TALENT NBC  13,391  12,335  1,056 8.6%
18 Smallville CW  2,304  2,132  172 8.1%
19 BONES FOX  7,460  6,913  547 7.9%
20 How I Met Your Mother-SPL CBS  4,218  3,934  284 7.2%

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

Definitions:

Overnights: Local metered-market ratings service of Nielsen Station Index (NSI) in which household ratings and shares are provided to clients the morning following the day or evening of telecast.

Rating: Estimated percentage of the universe of TV households (or other specified group) tuned to a program in the average minute. Ratings are expressed as a percent.

Share (of Audience): The percent of households (or persons) using television who are tuned to a specific program, station or network in a specific area at a specific time. (See also, Rating, which represents tuning or viewing as a percent of the entire population being measured.)

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.

For more information see Numbers 101.

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

 
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