The results of a new survey are in asking Americans what they watch on television at bedtime.
According to sleep experts at Bestmattress brand, 60% of Americans watch TV before bed, with over 50% of the participants watching TV 5-7 days per week as part of their bedtime routine.
The research shows that 50.9% of Americans start watching TV between 9 pm and 11 pm; 42% stop watching TV between 11 pm and 1 am Family Guy topped the list, at 20.2%, followed by american dad, at 17.1%.
Although there was a wide range of shows that Americans fall asleep to, these are the respondents’ top 10 shows shows watched at bedtime:
- Family Guys – 20.2%
- American Dads – 17.1%
- Bob’s Burgers – 16.7%
- Saturday Night Live – 14.9%
- Soccer – 13.5%
- The Simpsons – 13.1%
- The Big Bang Theory – 11.4%
- basketball – 11%
- Modern Families – 10.1%
- Baseball – 10%
A spokesperson from Bestmattress-brand commented: “Getting a good night’s rest isn’t just about how you feel in the morning. It helps control healthy brain function, our emotional well-being, and elements of our physical health.
“Getting the best sleep possible doesn’t just mean hitting the recommended seven to nine hours either; it means making sure you have quality sleep habits to maximize the time your body is resting and recuperating before tomorrow comes.”
The spokesperson recommended to switch off the television 30 minutes before sleeping, to allow your mind to prepare for a good night’s sleep.