According to this infographic, 60% of American football fans will be watching the 2012-2013 NFL playoffs on their TV this year, compared to 8% who will watch it on their computers. This statistic makes perfect sense: after all, Sunday afternoons in many homes consists of salty treats and eager eyes huddled around larger than life television sets.
A staggering 73% of males in the United States watch football and 55% of women join in. The average American spends $100 a year on sports programming (which could include pay-per view fees or cable subscription fees).
27% of adults who watch football on TV spend 6-10 hours a week doing it. 60% of people watch for 5 hours or less.
This infographic not only looks at the viewer statistics of football on television, but also delves into the business numbers of the companies that broadcast it.