2016 Data from Nielsen:
- On average, American adults are watching five hours and four minutes of television per day. ...
- The amount of time you spend consuming media — watching TV, surfing the web on a computer, using an app on your phone, listening to the radio and so forth — continues to go up. Nielsen said that in 2015, Americans spent about nine and a half hours each day consuming content this way. This year? The average is 10 hours and 39 minutes.
- - John Koblin, How Much Do We Love TV? Let Us Count the Ways, NYT, June 30, 2016
Detailed report data can be downloaded at THE TOTAL AUDIENCE REPORT: Q1 2016.