Friday, September 26, 2014
America is overwhelmingly a nation of television watchers, and regularly scheduled comedy and drama shows and the news are at the top of their viewing list.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just eight percent (8%) of American Adults say they rarely or never watch television. Fifty-five percent (55%) of Americans watch TV every day or nearly every day, although that's down from a high of 63% in 2010. Twenty-five percent (25%) watch television one or more times each week. Ten percent (10%) watch only occasionally. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on September 22-23, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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