The Most DVR-ed Show in History

You know that we love exploring how people use the whizbang technologies companies create because people always surprise us.

The latest evidence? Gawker notes that the new Hawaii Five-0 is the most DVR-ed show in history. 3.4 million people watched it within a week of its premiere. I didn't see that one coming, but it is poetic that a rehashed show would lead the DVR list. The Washington Post has the details:

Industry navel-gazers had predicted the most DVR'd show of the new season's first week would most likely be a returning hit on a younger-skewing network. That's because younger viewers are more tech-savvy, and because navel-gazers presumed that people would record returning faves so they could sample the new shows in the actual time slots.

They were wrong on both counts.

"Hawaii Five-O" tops the list -- and sets a new industry record -- after an additional 3.374 million people watched the very first episode within a week of its Sept. 20 broadcast.

Those viewers get added to the 14.213 million people who had watched the "H5-O" unveiling that first Monday of the season, for a grand total of 17.587 million viewers.

Read the full story at The Washington Post.

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