'American Horror Story' is 2011's most time-shifted show, 'Grimm' the most 'engaging'

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Nielsen has released a few year-end lists showing the most-watched series of the year, the top single programs and more -- and for once, it doesn't segregate broadcast and cable offerings.And that means the list of the calendar year's most DVR'd shows, in terms of percentage growth, are almost all on cable. In fact, nine of the Top 10 shows on that list, which measures the growth between Nielsen's live ratings and Live +7 ratings, are cable series, headed by "American Horror Story." The first-year FX drama nearly doubled its live audience with DVR viewership, growing by 95.3 percent. USA's "Covert Affairs" (95.1 percent growth) and "Suits" (94.5 percent) were almost as high. We should also note that none of these shows would likely be in the Top 10 for number of viewers added, not when broadcast hits like "Modern Family," "The Mentalist" and "Two and a Half Men" regularly add more than 3 million...



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