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It’s official – dad rules the remote

Dads are officially in charge of the remote control, research has revealed. A study showed dads are both the first to hit the sofa in the evening and are the one who gets to decide what shows will form the night’s viewing. Researchers found dads rule the remote in as many as seven out ten [...]


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‘Double screening’ – 80% now regularly tweet, text or browse whilst watching TV

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Millions of Brits are ‘double screening’ – by watching television, while playing computer games or texting and tweeting from a mobile phone or iPad at the same time, a new study has  revealed. Researchers found that our love of interacting and sharing with others during TV shows mean eight in ten Brits now use a [...]


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Match of the Day and Question Time among TV shows that send us to sleep

Match of the Day has been named as the TV show that sends us to sleep, according to a new survey. The BBC football highlights show, which starts at a snooze-inducing 10.30pm on Saturdays and lasts over an hour, is the programme which most Brits nod off in front of. Close runner up in the [...]


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The moon landing and Queen’s coronation among greatest moments in TV history

Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon has been hailed as the greatest moment in television history. The dark, grainy footage, showing the US astronaut stepping onto the lunar surface whilst declaring: ‘One small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind’, was beamed around the world on July 21, 1969. England’s famous 1966 [...]


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TV dinners- 60% of meals now eaten in front of the television

Six out of ten meals consumed in homes are eaten in front of the television, it has been revealed. Research has shown millions of families have all but abandoned the dining table, and now retire to the sofa to enjoy their meal. It also emerged more than one third of us regularly eat meals in [...]


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Profile of the Modern Family- five hours of TV and three hours of quality time

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The average modern family enjoys five hours of television and three hours of quality time together each day but argues on five occasions – usually over what to watch, a study has revealed. Researchers found the typical family now has two children, owns a blue Ford and spends £81.92 a week on food shopping. They [...]


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