The CW Network continues to score double-digit viewership increases with the inclusion of DVR playback, according to Nielsen Live Plus Seven Day ratings for the week of 10/8/07.
Overall, The CW's primetime weekly average was bolstered 20% in women 18-34 and 20% in adults 18-34, according to Nielsen live-plus 7 day ratings vs. live only viewing. The CW also posted the largest percent gains for its weekly primetime average (19%) of any network in adults 18-49.Gossip Girl
, America's Next Top Model
, Beauty and the Geek
all benefited tremendously from DVR usage, gaining 21-34% more viewers in its target demos who recorded and watched the shows within 7 days of its live broadcast.