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.