06
Oct
09

Turn off the TV Week

Thanks to our friends at the Marcus Graham Project for sending over this link.

TOTV

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TV

* Number of 30-second commercials seen in a year by an average child: 20,000
* Number of minutes per week that parents spend in meaningful conversation with their children: 38.5
* Number of minutes per week that the average child watches television: 1,680
* Percentage of children ages 6-17 who have TV’s in their bedrooms: 50
* Percentage of day care centers that use TV during a typical day: 70
* Hours per year the average American youth spends in school: 900 hours
* Hours per year the average American youth watches television: 1500
* Percentage of Americans that regularly watch television while eating dinner: 66

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