Number Of Households With A TV Falls In The United States For The First Time In 20 Years

Posted: May 3 2011, 1:58pm CDT | by , Updated: May 3 2011, 9:57pm CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
Number of Households with a TV falls in The United States for the first Time

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TV market about to shrink?

It is common belief that every American household has a TV. Well not quite. The New York Times features new rating numbers from Nielsen that show TV ownership is declining for the first time in 20 years.

The TV ownership sank from 98.9% to 96.7%. Nielsen sees two reasons for the decline. The sad reason is poverty. More people cannot afford a new digital TV set or antennas. The other reason is that many Americans, especially young Americans, get their TV content on other devices like laptops.

TV ownership is still pretty high. I don't think TV makers have to worry yet. There is nothing that beats a big screen. Watching TV shows or movies on a laptop is not that much fun. Although I catch myself watching The Daily Show on my 27-inch iMac more and more and don't bother walking over to the living room where I have a 50-inch display. TV watching has not been the same since the video conquered the web.

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