Share of primetime TV viewing time in the United States in 2016, by platform

Distribution of primetime TV viewership in the U.S. 2016 This statistic shows a genre breakdown of primetime TV viewership in the United States in 2011/2012. Sitcoms accounted for 11 percent of total primetime viewership between September 2011 and January 2012. A season earlier, reality TV took the largest share of primetime TV programming.
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Share of time spent
Live TV74.7%
DVR24.6%
VOD0.8%
Share of time spent
Live TV74.7%
DVR24.6%
VOD0.8%
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This statistic shows a genre breakdown of primetime TV viewership in the United States in 2011/2012. Sitcoms accounted for 11 percent of total primetime viewership between September 2011 and January 2012. A season earlier, reality TV took the largest share of primetime TV programming.
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May 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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live + 15 day DVR

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