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Young men and TV shows

This poll seeks to find out some general attitudes of young adult males toward TV programs, as well as their TV watching behaviors.

First things first, you are...

100% (8) A young man [18-35 years old] - This poll is right for you!
0% (0) Anyone that doesn't belong in the above category - Please leave.

8 voters have answered this question.

And for the most part of your life, you have lived in... [Please look at all the options before choosing]

75% (6) North America [U.S. and Canada]
0% (0) Latin America & the Carribean region
0% (0) Western Europe [including the EU15, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland]
0% (0) Subsaharan Africa
0% (0) The Middle East & Northern Africa
0% (0) East Asia [China, Japan, South Korea, etc.]
12% (1) Eastern Europe [including the "new" members of the EU, Russia, the Ukraine, the Balkan states and the Caucasus]
12% (1) South and Southeast Asia [India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Singapore, etc.]
0% (0) Australia, New Zealand and the rest of Oceania
0% (0) You have lived in so many places that you cannot come up with a simple answer.
0% (0) You are dumb at geography and don't know where your own country is.

8 voters have answered this question.

How much TV do you watch? [You don't have to check for precision; just choose how much you think you do.]

12% (1) For some reason, you barely have time for it. [less than 1 hour/day]
25% (2) A fair amount [1-2 hours/day]
37% (3) A moderate amount [3-5 hours/day]
25% (2) A lot [at least 6 hours/day]
0% (0) You do not watch TV at all. [Please still continue.]

8 voters have answered this question.

What type of programming do you tune in for most frequently?

12% (1) News & Opinion
75% (6) Comedy, Drama and Movies [TV fiction]
12% (1) Informational programs [including documentaries on anything]
0% (0) Sports [including every kind]
0% (0) Music and Entertainment
0% (0) Commercials & Advertisements
0% (0) Other

8 voters have answered this question.

Why do you watch TV? [Choose the most probable one, the one most "like you."]

42% (3) As a leisurely diversion from school or work.
0% (0) You have limited access to other forms of entertainment.
42% (3) You love a particular type of programming and just need to watch it every time it is on.
14% (1) It is a good way for you to enjoy something together with your friends or family.
0% (0) You have to watch it for work/research.
0% (0) You just leave the TV on when you are around the house doing other stuff.

7 voters have answered this question.

In your opinion, a man (like you) should...

62% (5) Watch as much TV as he wants, and watch it whenever he wants to.
12% (1) Watch TV only as a kind of pastime. [In other words, shouldn't be too into it.]
0% (0) Only follow the type of programming that interests him.
25% (2) Watch less TV and do more physical activities [like sports].
0% (0) Watch TV only for useful information [Stock market, weather, etc.]
0% (0) Throw the damn idiot-box out of the window.

8 voters have answered this question.

If, in the middle of your favorite show, you have to watch a commercial, you hope it will be about... [Choose the one most appealing to you.]

0% (0) A men's deoderant.
0% (0) Shaving cream and razors.
14% (1) Beer.
0% (0) A bank.
28% (2) Women's shampoo.
0% (0) Brandname jeans.
57% (4) A SUV.

7 voters have answered this question.

Consider this scenario: Your teenage cousin is coming to visit you at your own home. He suggests watching TV, and asks you to pick the show. You will most likely choose... [Let's assume you have all the channels. I have explained what type of programming each option is, in case you do not know it.]

12% (1) Law & Order or CSI [A network cop show]
25% (2) The Daily Show [Stage comedy, political satire]
12% (1) The Ultimate Fighter [A cable reality show about mixed martial art fighters]
12% (1) How I Met Your Mother [Light-hearted sitcom about young urbanites]
0% (0) A Discovery Channel or National Geographic documentary.
37% (3) A ball game.

8 voters have answered this question.

Consider this scenario: Your high school buddy comes to visit. Which of the following types of programming may help you find things to talk about with him?

12% (1) A network TV drama.
0% (0) A news reel.
50% (4) Sports you both like.
25% (2) A reality show.
0% (0) A documentary.
0% (0) A latenight talk show.
12% (1) Market reports.

8 voters have answered this question.

According to your knowledge or impressions, in general, which of the following shows is the most appealing to young men about your age?

25% (2) College football/basketball/etc.
25% (2) A fight. [Between athletes, of course.]
12% (1) Historical dramas. [Think "John Adams", "Rome"]
37% (3) Comedy.
0% (0) Celebrity life.

8 voters have answered this question.

In your opinion, if he has the time, it is good for a 20-year-old man to watch more of... [You can choose more than one. Pick the one(s) that you think a normal 20-year-old should watch.]

75% (6) Professional sports.
50% (4) Dramas and movies.
37% (3) News.
50% (4) Documentaries on geography, history, etc.
87% (7) Comedy.

8 voters have answered this question.

Have you watched TV programs in another country?

37% (3) Yes, but they were too "different" for your taste.
0% (0) Yes, but you were sorry to see that they were so similar to the ones you usually watch.
25% (2) Yes, and you enjoyed them.
12% (1) Yes, but only the "newness" appealed to you.
0% (0) No, you did not watch TV when in another country.
25% (2) No, you have never been abroad.

8 voters have answered this question.

If you are given the authority to design a new reality show, which of the following will you most probably invite to be the star? [Let's assume all of them are technically possible.]

25% (2) A supermodel.
12% (1) Your brother.
0% (0) Your girlfriend/wife/partner.
0% (0) Your favorite sports star.
12% (1) Your best friend from school.
12% (1) One of your former teachers.
25% (2) Your favorite film actress.
0% (0) Your representative in the legislature.
12% (1) Your childhood idol.

8 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2009-10-02 20:56:52 by nomadwa
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