Who Gets the Remote on Valentine’s Day? How Your Relationship Status (and Gender) Affect What TV You Watch

Tony Maglio
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to look at how your relationship status affects what you watch on TV. And according to Nielsen data of the Top 10 shows among men and women with and without a partner, there’s a bit of a Mars/Venus divide in what we watch. You can also start to see some influence as partners (presumably mostly of the opposite sex) enter into the equation and shape what we watch. The top broadcast-TV show for women without a partner is NBC’s “This Is Us” — a show that doesn’t even show up on the Top 10 for men who are either single or in a couple. No. 2 is CBS procedural “NCIS,” which lands at No. 9 on the list for single guys. Also Read: What Was the 2nd Most-Watched TV Channel on Super Bowl Sunday? For single men, it’s all about football. The Top 6 broadcast shows among men without a partner are all pigskin. Then there are the familiar “60 Minutes,” “FBI” and “NCIS,” which are the only three shows that appear on each list in our study. At No. 10 is Fox’s “The Great North” — so that’s who watches that...

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