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Youth and protection of the minors

What looks at the children?

What looks at your children on television

Less than 4 years

Measurements of audience of the televised programs realized by the specialized institutes do not integrate the children of less than 4 years. That does not mean that the latter do not look at television: they are very often present when television is lit and that the adults look at it.

More, go on the page devoted to the specific protection of the toddlers.  

The 4-10 years

In 2009, in the prize list of the 10 programs most looked by the 4-10 years, eight programs are emissions of reality TV. Among the 100 programs most looked by the 4-10 years in 2009, 43 are tv news.

 Consumption TV by kind in the children of 4-10 years devotes, without surprise, the programs “youth” (20,8%), followed by the fiction (films of cinema, telefilms, series, serials and plays), (13%), emissions of entertainment and reality TV (12.2%), the sport (10,9%), information (10,3%) and finally programs cultural (4,1%).

(Source: MMW-Mediametry – average Shares of audience (in %) of the various kinds of programs diffused in 2009 on the historical hertzian chains except Canal+)

The 11-14 years

In 2009, in the prize list of the 10 programs most looked by the 11-14 years, seven programs are emissions of reality TV. Also the fictions appear (a cinematographic work and a televisual work) and a program of musical entertainment.

At the 11-14 years, the prize list of the most consumed kinds is slightly different from that of the children of 4-10 years. Vote by plebiscite to them-also initially the emissions youth (16,2%), followed by the emissions of entertainment (of which emissions of reality TV), (15,5%), the sport (14,1%), the fictions (13,3%), the data transmission (10,7%) and finally programs cultural (4,4%).

(Source: MMW-Mediametry – average Shares of audience (in %) of the various kinds of programs diffused in 2009 on the historical hertzian chains except Canal+)

Time spent in front of television

In 2009, the children of 4-10 years looked at television longer than the 11-14 years (2. 12 min against 2:09 min) and their consumption progressed 7 minutes since 2000 whereas that of the 11-14 years decreased 12 minutes.

(Source: Mediamat-Mediametry)

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