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17th Jul 2012

Irish Telly Viewers Have Terrible Habits According to New Survey

Talking during programmes and channel surfing really grind our gears.

Irish television viewers have many bad habits according to a survey conducted by Sky.

Talking during programmes and channel surfing are the two most annoying habits of Irish telly viewers.

Irish people are also more inclined to reveal the ending of a movie or show to their friends according to the survey’s findings, which were revealed by RTÉ.

Just twelve per cent of women feel that they are in charge of the remote while thirty one per cent of participants said that everyone in the family has an equal say in what to watch.

Unsurprisingly, soap operas such as Eastenders and Coronation Street rank among the most watched programmes in Ireland along with American dramas inclucing Grey’s Anatomy and Desperate Housewives.

In terms of theme tunes, thirty one per cent of women said I’ll Be There For You, from Friends was their favourite while most men preferred the melody of Match of the Day.

Other programmes highly rated in the survey include The Only Way is Essex, Tallafornia, Come Dine With Me and Keeping up with the Kardashians.

Do you think we watch too much telly in Ireland?