Oprah Winfrey Show Falls To #6
Two and A Half Men again took the top syndicated time-shifting crown for the largest absolute audience size via DVR viewing with 291,000 for the week of June 16-22, 2008. It's almost as if the nation's DVRs have forgotten who Oprah Winfrey is, the longtime DVR empress finished #6. The George Lopez Show had the largest % audience increase over it's Live viewing with 7.0%.
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|
|3||GEORGE LOPEZ WKND B||WB||3,666||3,426||240||7.0%|
|6||OPRAH WINFREY SHOW||CTD||5,517||5,327||190||3.6%|
|9||TWO-HALF MEN WKND B||WB||3,950||3,780||170||4.5%|
|11||LAW & ORDER:SVU||NBU||4,087||3,960||127||3.2%|
|12||DR. PHIL SHOW||CTD||4,433||4,317||116||2.7%|
|14||KING OF QUEENS||SPT||3,830||3,734||96||2.6%|
|16||LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY||DAD||3,293||3,202||91||2.8%|
|17||KING OF QUEENS-WKND||SPT||3,892||3,809||83||2.2%|
|18||WITHOUT A TRACE||WB||3,351||3,268||83||2.5%|
|20||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||9,596||9,535||61||0.6%|
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.
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.