Leading primetime TV programming genres viewed in the U.S. 2015

Leading genres of primetime TV programming viewed regularly in the United States as of May 2015

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2015
Leading primetime TV programming genres viewed in the U.S. 2015 This graph shows the leading genres of primetime TV programming viewed regularly in the United States as of May 2015. During a survey, 48 percent of respondents stated they regularly watched sitcoms or comedy shows on TV during primetime. Movies, part of the billion-dollar film industry, are the second most common genre on primetime TV programming. Of the programs shown on broadcast TV during the 2014-15 season, over 40 percent were drama and 18.4 percent were comedy. In contrast, the emphasis for cable TV was much more on reality TV shows, as these accounted for two-thirds of the shows on cable networks.
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Leading genres of primetime TV programming viewed regularly in the United States as of May 2015

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