Number of TV households in the United States from season 2000-2001 to season 2017-2018 (in millions)

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SeasonNumber of TV households in millions

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This statistic presents the number of television households in the United States from the season 2000-2001 to the season 2017-2018. The number of TV households in the United States in the TV season 2017-2018 was estimated at 119.6 million. Whilst the number of TV households continues to grow, the number of pay TV households is on the decline. In 2015, there were almost 100 million pay TV households in the United States and this figure is projected to fall to 95 million by 2020. This marks a 1.3 percent fall in the number of TV households in 2020. Of the number of television-equipped households in 2016, 45 percent were wired cable and just four percent were broadband only.
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August 2017
United States
Survey time period
Seasons 2000-2001 to 2017-2018
Supplementary notes
Figures for seasons other than 2017-2018 come from earlier publications.

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