Nearly 70 Million U.S. Households Now Have a Connected-TV Streaming Device

Adults spend an average of 10 hours, 48 minutes a day consuming media

8.8 million new U.S households added connected TV devices during the past year. Photo Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Source: Getty Images

U.S. adults are consuming more media but less live TV each day than ever, while the number of households with a connected-TV device has skyrocketed in the past year to 69.5 million, according to the second-quarter 2017 Nielsen Total Audience Report.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.