'Dollhouse,' 'Terminator' get DVR boost

Shows's ratings increase significantly with Live+7 data

Fox's new Friday night action block of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and "Dollhouse" has disappointed in the ratings, but the shows are racking up big gains once a full week of DVR viewership gets added into the mix.

According to Live+7 DVR data, the "Dollhouse" premiere episode's rating increased 30% after post-premiere-date viewing was included. "Dollhouse" went from a 2.0 adult demo number to a 2.6.

The show's lead-in, "Terminator," gained even more -- 36%.

By comparison, Friday's most popular show, "Ghost Whisperer," gained 21%, while fellow CBS shows "Flashpoint" (11%) and "Numbers" (14%) also rose significantly.

The "Terminator" and "Dollhouse" gains are considered very high increases for time-shifted viewing, even for a Friday night.

For the week, "Terminator" posted the largest percentage gain, followed by the CW's "90210," ABC's "Scrubs," "Dollhouse," the CW's "Privileged" and NBC's "Life."
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