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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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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Release date
October 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 2 to August 6, 2017
Age group
2 years and older
Special properties
ad-supported cable & english broadcast

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