About This Statistic
This statistic illustrates the number of TV viewers who typically watch documentaries in the United States from spring 2008 to spring 2017. In spring 2017, the number of TV viewers in the U.S. who said they typically watch documentaries amounted to 91.47 million. During a survey, 53 percent of members of households with a household income of 100,000 U.S. dollars or more stated that they had watched documentaries or history programs within the past week. This percentage was slightly higher, 53.3 percent, among those with a household income of 200,000 U.S. dollars or more.