Special Report

States Where People Watch the Most TV

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36. North Carolina
> Avg time watched per day: 2 hrs, 50 min, 50 sec
> Favorite genre: Soap Opera
> Total population: 10,488,084

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35. New Mexico
> Avg time watched per day: 2 hrs, 52 min, 6 sec
> Favorite genre: Animated Cartoon
> Total population: 2,096,829

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34. New York
> Avg time watched per day: 2 hrs, 52 min, 31 sec
> Favorite genre: Daytime TV
> Total population: 19,453,561

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33. Maryland
> Avg time watched per day: 2 hrs, 53 min, 23 sec
> Favorite genre: Reality TV
> Total population: 6,045,680

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32. Virginia
> Avg time watched per day: 2 hrs, 54 min, 3 sec
> Favorite genre: Reality TV
> Total population: 8,535,519