About This Statistic
This statistic has been taken from the GfK report 'How People Use Primetime TV 2015'. The graph shows the leading genres of primetime TV programming viewed regularly in the United States as of May 2015. During a GfK survey, 48 percent of respondents stated they regularly watched sitcoms or comedy shows on TV during primetime. Howeverm the genre that took the largest share of top primetime programs was reality. Movies, part of the billion-dollar film industry, are the second most common genre on primetime TV programming.
The 'How People Use Primetime TV 2015' report from The Home Technology Monitor™—GfK’s respected media technology research service – documents the audience’s use of television during primetime. It shows changes in primetime TV usage since 2004. The study looks at how people perceive their typical television behavior by detailing their primetime TV use yesterday. The report also explores attitudes towards primetime advertising.
The GfK Group, founded 1934 in Germany, is the fourth largest market research organization in the world, operating in more than 100 countries across the world with over 10,000 employees.