Television is immensely popular medium of mass communication. It is very much integrated into our daily lives and has power to influence our outlooks. Imaging the world without Television was earlier impossible. Gone are the days when a person waits for his long-awaited programs on Television. Though, people miss their favorite shows on Television, they are least bothered as they are aware they can watch the same on the device of their choice on their own time. You will find most of the people busy surfing YouTube for the reruns on their iPad. June 12, 2009 was the last day for TV stations to broadcast in analog. After this date signals were switched to digital, which produces HD resolutions, better sound and can transmit more data. DVR (digital video recorders) have grown tremendously since 1999.Nielsen found that based on the rate of playbacks Science fiction is most popular.
According to the latest Nielsen report, YouTube is the leading amongst all other Video streaming websites. The other video streaming websites such as Netflix and Hulu are on a demand with a large collection of films and television series. The average Netflix user watches 5 TV shows and 4 movies per week. Hulu offers both recent TV episodes as well as past seasons. Social media has redefined how we communicate. It is believed- according to the survey- that many viewers are multitasking with other internet enables devices while watching TV. 88% viewers are mobile Multitasking while watching TV. The living room is no longer just with a couch and the remote. When any device connected to internet is in your hand, you can watch the reruns any number of times no matter where you are. For more details check out below given Infographic from G+.