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  • Who: USA

  • What: Highest rate of TV viewing (country)

  • Where: United States

Americans watch more television than any other country, each spending 4 hr 49 mins each day on average in front of the TV, according to Nielsen Media, up 20% from 10 years ago. The average household watched eight hours and 21 minutes a day on average, also at an all-time high.

The continued increase in television consumption can be attributed to several factors including more television sets in the home, and Americans also have more channels and content to choose from and are using their DVRs more than ever.

 

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