The average Wyomingite watches 3 hours and 14 minutes of television every day, according to a new study. While we might be couch potatoes, at least we're well informed. The Cowboy State's favorite programming genre is news.

Wyoming ranked 16th among states that watch the most television. West Virginia led the list with an average of 4 hours and 30 minutes per day; their state's favorite genre is soap operas.

Utah residents watch the least television, with an average of 2 hours and 13 minutes per day; their favorite genre is cartoons. Colorado had the fifth lowest average nationwide at 2 hours and 28 minutes of television per day.

Like Wyoming, news is the top genre in Colorado and Montana, which averages 2 hours and 26 minutes daily. Idaho averages 2 hours and 56 minutes per day and their favorite genre is cooking shows. Our neighbors in Nebraska spend an average of 2 hours and 59 minutes in front of the television and their favorite genre is sports. In South Dakota, where residents watch an average of 3 hours and 2 minutes per day, their favorite genre is children's programming.


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