Our source for Live+7 DVR ratings includes only original, regular programs, excluding both repeats (which are unlikely to be heavily DVR viewed) and "specials".
During the week September 17-23,topped the rankings for the week's DVR viewing adults 18-49 ratings added between the Live+Same Day period (as reported in all our other ratings posts) and the Live + 7 Day measurement periods with a gain of 1.8 adults 18-49 ratings points.
America'stopped the % adults 18-49 ratings increase from DVR viewing, adding 60% to its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 ratings.
Largest 18-49 Ratings Increase From DVR Viewing for Broadcast TV Shows:
|Rank||Programs||Net||18-49 Live+SD ()||18-49 Live+7 (rating)||Post Airdate 18-49 Rating Absolute Increase From DVR Viewing||Post Airdate 18-49 Rating % Increase from DVR Viewing|
|15||SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES SPC-09/19||CBS||3.2||3.8||0.6||19%|
|17||SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-09/18||FOX||1.6||2.1||0.5||31%|
|19||AMERICA'S TOP MOD-13COLLG-09/21||CW||0.5||0.8||0.3||60%|
|20||, THE - SP-09/20||CBS||2.5||2.8||0.3||12%|
The 18-49 Demo Increase From DVR Viewing ranks which of the top broadcast shows [by Live+7 adults 18-49 ratings] had the largest absolute adults 18-49 ratings increase in viewing by DVR in their adults 18-49 Live+7 audience numbers from viewers watching shows after the airdate on their digital video recorders (DVRs).
Largest 18-49 Demo Percentage Increase From DVR Viewing for Broadcast TV Shows:
|Rank||Programs||Net||18-49 Live+SD (rating)||18-49 Live+7 (rating)||Post Airdate 18-49 Rating Absolute Increase From DVR Viewing||Post Airdate 18-49 Rating % Increase from DVR Viewing|
|1||AMERICA'S TOP MOD-13COLLG-09/21||CW||0.5||0.8||0.3||60%|
|12||SO YOU THINK CN DANCE-09/18||FOX||1.6||2.1||0.5||31%|
|20||SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES SPC-09/19||CBS||3.2||3.8||0.6||19%|
|24||CRIMETIME SATURDAY 8PM-09/22||CBS||0.6||0.7||0.1||17%|
The 18-49 Demo % Increase From DVR Viewing ranks which of the top broadcast shows [by Live+7 18-49 ratings] had the largest percentage adults 18-49 ratings increase in viewing by DVR in their adults 18-49 Live+7 audience numbers from viewers watching shows after the airdate on their digital video recorders (DVRs).
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DVR (Time-shifted) Adults 18-49 Ratings – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data Live, Live+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs.
Live+Same Day(Live+SD) ratings include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing.
Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.
DVR Ratings Increase Past Airdate - How many people watched the show on their DVRs within 7 days following the airdate
Until the 2009-2010 season, we used a show's LIVE program rating or viewership as the base upon which the LIVE+7 day DVR viewing was added. Now, the press seems to be standardizing around using LIVE+SAME DAY DVR viewing as the base for the calculations, so that's what we do now as well.
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