About This Statistic
The statistic above presents data on the daily time spent watching TV per capita in the United States from 2010 to 2015 and offers a forecast for the period 2016 to 2018. An average U.S. consumer spent 289 minutes (4h 49min) daily watching TV in 2015. As new technologies threaten the existence of traditional TV, consumers turn to internet-connected technologies for entertainment. In 2017, consumers spent an average of 2.3 hours daily using an enabled smart TV and a further 3.6 hours using an internet-connected device such as an Amazon Fire TV, an Apple TV, or Google Chromecast.