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Binge-watching becoming top way to view TV

Binge-watching is definitely a buzzword in the media, but according to a new survey, it really has become the dominant mode of TV consumption in the U.S.

Deloitte LLP’s Digital Democracy Survey of more than 2,000 content consumers age 14 and older, found that 68 percent of respondents said they have binge-watched a series at some point, with 31 percent saying they did so at least once a week.

Binge-watching in this instance was defined as watching three or more episodes of the same series in a single sitting.

The digital revolution that is bringing TV content streaming into our households in more accessible ways than ever before is also letting us watch when we want. Over half of the survey’s respondents said they chose to stream movies and TV shows, while 45 percent said they preferred to watch programs live on traditional broadcast or cable TV. More.




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.