90% of PVR Viewers Adskip (yet they watch more TV)

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by: Alain Thys

The "big six" networks in the US (CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, Warner and UPN) just published a study that people with PVR’s actually watch more TV (5.7 hrs/day) than regular viewers (5.1 hrs/day). This as they are not hampered by time constraints any more.

That is, however, where the silver lining stops as 90% of the respondents in the research claim to "skip" the commercials. A shimmer of light is still there in the fact that 58% says to watch commercials in "fastforward" and 53% occasionally goes back to watch a commercial again.

I’m sure this is going to make some creative think of doing commercials at half speed so they actually come out all-right when fast forwarding …

via: Broadband TV News

Original Post: http://alainthys.blogging.com/blog/_archives/2005/11/27/1423314.html