once upon a time dvr DVR ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' gets a good boost, 'Man Up!' not so muchThe same-day ratings for ABC’s new drama “Once Upon a Time” have been remarkably consistent over its first three weeks on the air. (ABC has already rewarded “Once” with a full-season pickup). The first DVR numbers for the series show that people are finding it via delayed viewing as well.

Nielsen’s Live +7 ratings for the week of Oct. 17-23 have the “Once Upon a Time” series premiere gaining an additional 2.54 million viewers (to 15.48 million) and 1.2 ratings points among adults 18-49 (to 5.2). Both numbers put it in the Top 15 for the week.

ABC’s other series premiere that week, “Man Up!,” didn’t fare as well with DVR users. It gained fewer than a million viewers (going from 7.78 million to 8.61 million) and just three-tenths of a point (2.4 to 2.7) in the 18-49 demographic. “Rules of Engagement’s” season premiere fared a little better for CBS, adding 1.37 million viewers (11.45 million to 12.82 million) and 0.7 in the demo (3.6 to 4.3).

]]>“Modern Family,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Hawaii Five-0” are, per usual, among the biggest gainers. The Oct. 17 “House” also got broke into the Top 10 with a bigger-than-usual bump. Here are the Top 10 network shows in Live +7 gains for the week of Oct. 17-23: Total Viewers 1. “Modern Family,” +4,391,000 (13,045,000 to 17,436,000)
2. “Two and a Half Men,” +3,435,000 (15,140,000 to 18,575,000)
3. “Hawaii Five-0,” +3,312,000 (11,073,000 to 14,385,000)
4. “The Mentalist,” +3,164,000 (12,526,000 to 15,690,000)
5. “Grey’s Anatomy,” +3,066,000 (9,529,000 to 12,595,000)
6. “House,” +2,978,000 (8,336,000 to 11,314,000)
7. “Criminal Minds,” +2,952,000 (13,152,000 to 16,104,000)
8. “The Big Bang Theory,” +2,822,000 (14,929,000 to 17,751,000)
9. “Castle,” +2,820,000 (11,232,000 to 14,052,000)
10. “NCIS,” +2,768,000 (19,411,000 to 22,179,000) Adults 18-49 1. “Modern Family,” +2.3 (5.7 rating to 8.0)
2. “Two and a Half Men,” +1.7 (5.3 to 7.0)
3. “Grey’s Anatomy,” +1.6 (3.6 to 5.2)
4. “House”, +1.5 (3.1 to 4.6)
5. “The Big Bang Theory,” +1.4 (5.1 to 6.5)
6. “Once Upon a Time,” +1.2 (4.0 to 5.2)
6 (tie). “Terra Nova,” +1.2 (2.8 to 4.0)
6 (tie). “Private Practice,” +1.2 (2.3 to 3.5)
9. Five shows (“Criminal Minds,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “NCIS” and “Revenge”) gained 1.1 ratings points

Source: The Nielsen Company