In Plain Sight Has 1.3 Million DVR Viewers
For the week of June 30 - July 6, 2008, USA's just renewed In Plain Sight was the top cable time-shifted show with an absolute DVR viewing audience size of 1.300 million, it was also nearly the top for % audience increase with 30.9%. The cable TV honor for largest % increase from DVR viewing for the week went instead to Army Wives with a 31.8% increase from the 3.423 million that watched it live to give it a Live+7 audience of 4.511 million.
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||5,501||4,201||1,300||30.9%|
|3||LAW & ORDER: CI (ORIG)||USA||5,312||4,585||727||15.9%|
|7||SPRINT CUP RACING/DAYTONA||TNT||6,506||6,182||324||5.2%|
|9||WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE||DSNY||3,961||3,682||279||7.6%|
|10||NASCAR POST RACE SHOW||TNT||4,995||4,797||198||4.1%|
|11||SUN MOVIE 07/06 HARRY POTTER/GOBLET||FAM||3,546||3,378||168||5.0%|
|13||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,250||3,109||141||4.5%|
|15||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,803||3,671||132||3.6%|
|16||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,365||3,234||131||4.1%|
|18||MLB SUN NIGHT RED SOX/YANKEES||ESPN||4,126||4,049||77||1.9%|
|19||LAW & ORDER: SVU||USA||3,084||3,007||77||2.6%|
|20||LAW & ORDER:CI||USA||2,985||2,909||76||2.6%|
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.