Most popular TV genres in the U.S. 2017

Genre breakdown of the top 250 TV programs in the United States in 2017

Most popular TV genres in the U.S. 2017 This statistic provides a genre breakdown of the 250 most popular TV programs in the United States in 2017. In 2017, 33 percent of the most popular primetime programs were drama shows.
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Genre breakdown of the top 250 TV programs in the United States in 2017

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Share of programs
Drama33%
Comedy18%
Participatory/reality18%
News15%
Sports10%
Documentary6%
Share of programs
Drama33%
Comedy18%
Participatory/reality18%
News15%
Sports10%
Documentary6%
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This statistic provides a genre breakdown of the 250 most popular TV programs in the United States in 2017. In 2017, 33 percent of the most popular primetime programs were drama shows.
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