The Television Project is an educational organization. We help parents understand how television affects their families and community, and propose alternatives that foster positive emotional, cognitive, and spiritual development within families and communities.
Consider the following information:98% of American households have at least one TV set.
On average, children aged 2-5 watch 14 hours of network television, per week.
Television viewing increases aggressive behavior.
Children imitate what they see.
Children under the age of 5 cannot separate fact from fantasy.
66% of Americans eat dinner while watching television.
When shopping with a parent, on average, children request a brand-named item 13-18 times.
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