The average U.S. household has 2.93 TV sets, up from 2.86 in a year ago. That’s the biggest increase since 2006, according to the new report from Nielsen.
Other fun facts from the report:
- The number of U.S. homes with three or more TV sets increased to 55%.
- 28% of homes have two sets and 17% have one set.
- While the total population continues to increase, the number of people per TV home holds steady at 2.5, carrying on the trend of more TVs per home than people.
- 34% of households have a DVR.
- Less than 10% of homes receive their TV signal over-the-air.
- 46% of homes have an HD signal.
- Total ad spending on network TV in 2009 is down 10% from last year while spending on cable is up 16%
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