Thursday, February 21, 2008
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) TV fans were left to fend for
themselves during the recent writers strike and they
went straight for the DVDs.
TV Fans Fended For Themselves During Writers Strike
According to a poll by TV.com, 33 percent of couch potatoes
coped during the 14-week-long writers strike by watching
lots of DVDs at home, most likely catching up on movies or their
favorite TV shows.
Other strike stats include...
24 percent of TV fans dealt with the lack of good TV by
playing video games, opting not to watch reruns, but instead
advance to new levels of their favorite games.
15 percent saw a lot more movies, possibly hitting up the
movie theater more often than usual.
11 percent of TV audiences played it smart and caught up
on the programming stored in their DVRs.
10 percent hit the books and brushed up on their reading.
Finally, 7 percent admit they became addicted to crappy
reality TV shows.
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