Where’s the remote: The average American watches +5 hours of TV a day (Nielsen)

Where’s the remote: The average American watches +5 hours of TV a day  (Nielsen)

True or False??  “I really don’t watch that much television…” 

The average American over the age of 2 spends more than 34 hours a week  watching live television, plus another three to six hours watching ‘recorded’ programs, that’s according to a 2012 Nielsen report looking back at the last 4 years. 

Here’s the breakdown:  Children 2-11 watch an average of 24 hours of TV a week, or 31/2 hours a day. That number dips to 22 hours for teens, ages 12-17, then goes back up to 25 hours a week for 18-24 year olds.  People over age 65, average 48 hours a week, or nearly seven hours a day watching TV.  BTW: The average person spends less than five hours a week surfing the Internet on a computer (or +seven hours for people ages 35 to 49). Our time watching shows from DVRs has doubled. www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/americans-spend-34-hours-week-watching-tv-nielsen-numbers-article-1.1162285#ixzz2IibXdkka

Food for thought:  The average person is absorbed with over 5 hours
of “media” a day. The average person spends less than 28 hours a year in church…

Hill Family Media / Internet / Television ‘FAST’ continues?  Any suggestions on how Verne and his family can spend time together while the TV is unplugged?  Chat about it on Facebook/wbfj…

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