Most popular reasons for reviving TV shows in the U.S. by age 2017

The statistic presents information on the reasons why adults enjoy revived TV shows in the United States as of September 2017, by age. According to the survey, 45 percent of respondents aged 18 to 34 were fans of revived TV shows because they enjoyed seeing a reunion of the old cast for another run.

Reasons why adults enjoy revived TV shows in the United States as of September 2017, by age

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Release date

September 2017


United States

Survey time period

September 8 to 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,158 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among those who ever watch TV and are fans of revival TV shows

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "In general, how big of a fan, if at all, are you of each of the following types of TV show? Please select one option on each row.
- Shows that have been rebooted (i.e., shows that discarded all continuity in an established series in order to recreate its characters, timeline and backstory from the beginning)"

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