Popularity of reality TV genres in the U.S. 2016

Which of the following genres of reality TV shows do you typically watch?

Popularity of reality TV genres in the U.S. 2016 The statistic shows data on the popularity of reality TV genres in the United States as of September 2016. During the survey, nine percent of respondents stated they watched dating reality TV shows.
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Which of the following genres of reality TV shows do you typically watch?

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Share of respondents
Cooking (e.g., MasterChef, Chopped, etc.)35%
Competition / elimination (e.g., Dancing with the Stars, America's Got Talent, etc.) 27%
Documentaries / docu-series (e.g., The Real World, Keeping up with the Kardashians, The Hills, etc.)22%
Supernatural (e.g., Ghost Hunters, Paranormal State, etc.)18%
Hidden camera / amateur content (e.g., Impractical Jokers, America's Funniest Home Videos, etc.)17%
Makeover / renovation (e.g., Extreme Makeover, What Not to Wear, etc.)17%
Travel / aspirational (e.g., Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, MTV Cribs, etc.) 13%
Dating (e.g., The Bachelor / Bachelorette, etc.)9%
Other17%
Don't know2%
Not applicable - I do not typically watch reality TV27%
Share of respondents
Cooking (e.g., MasterChef, Chopped, etc.)35%
Competition / elimination (e.g., Dancing with the Stars, America's Got Talent, etc.) 27%
Documentaries / docu-series (e.g., The Real World, Keeping up with the Kardashians, The Hills, etc.)22%
Supernatural (e.g., Ghost Hunters, Paranormal State, etc.)18%
Hidden camera / amateur content (e.g., Impractical Jokers, America's Funniest Home Videos, etc.)17%
Makeover / renovation (e.g., Extreme Makeover, What Not to Wear, etc.)17%
Travel / aspirational (e.g., Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, MTV Cribs, etc.) 13%
Dating (e.g., The Bachelor / Bachelorette, etc.)9%
Other17%
Don't know2%
Not applicable - I do not typically watch reality TV27%
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The statistic shows data on the popularity of reality TV genres in the United States as of September 2016. During the survey, nine percent of respondents stated they watched dating reality TV shows.
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