Web Insight 131xxx: do children spend too much time watching television?

Baby boomers grew up amid concerns that they were watching too much television. Is this still a concern?

In 2018, as part of our Digital Future Survey, we asked adults with children in their household whether they thought the youngsters watched too much, too little time, or just about the right amount of television.

Thirty-five percent said that the children watched too much.

Only eight percent said that the children watched too little.

The majority, 57 percent, replied that the children watched just about the right amount of television.

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February 10, 2020