11/16: Reality Bites… Majority of Americans Prefer Sitcoms

When it comes to their “tube time,” a majority of Americans prefer to pass on reality television and tune into sitcoms.

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52% of residents report they like watching sitcoms rather than reality shows.  29%, on the other hand, like to get their fix of shows like Survivor, The Biggest Loser, and The Bachelor. 19% don’t like either genre.

Table: Reality TV vs. Sitcoms

Marist Poll Methodology

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