In Plain Sight Has 31.8% Increase From DVR Viewing
For the week of June 23-29, 2008, USA's In Plain Sight was the top cable time-shifted show with an increase of 31.8% over its Live viewing audience in its Live+7 viewing audience and absolute time-shifted audience size of 1.272 million, both very big numbers for a cable show.
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||5,271||3,999||1,272||31.8%|
|3||LAW & ORDER: CI (ORIG)||USA||4,504||3,765||739||19.6%|
|5||BET AWARDS SHOW-06/24||BET||6,013||5,658||355||6.3%|
|6||CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY||DSNY||4,105||3,813||292||7.7%|
|9||SPRINT CUP RACING/LOUDON||TNT||5,504||5,292||212||4.0%|
|11||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,173||3,013||160||5.3%|
|12||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,163||3,019||144||4.8%|
|20||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,303||3,234||69||2.1%|
Filling out the top 10 was another cable time-shifting standout Army Wives, an original Law & Order:CI, Camp Rock, three WWE Raw's, the BET Awards Show, the movie Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup race from Loudon, Virginia.
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.