Reasons for watching reality TV in the United States as of March 2017
Reasons for watching reality TV in the U.S. 2017
The statistic presents data on the reasons for watching reality TV in the United States as of March 2017. During the survey, 18 percent of respondents stated that they watched reality television because they liked the drama.
Reasons for watching reality TV in the United States as of March 2017
Share of respondents
I like the drama18%
It's mindless13%
It helps me forget about real issues in my life/in the world13%
It's good background noise11%
It helps me stay informed about popular culture11%
I'm invested6%
To connect with likeminded viewers4%
Other6%
None of these46%
Don't know5%
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Reasons for watching reality TV in the U.S. 2017
The statistic presents data on the reasons for watching reality TV in the United States as of March 2017. During the survey, 18 percent of respondents stated that they watched reality television because they liked the drama.
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