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How addicted to TV is the UK?

musicMagpie.co.uk Just how Obsessed with TV is the UK? Would you miss a date for an episode of Coronation Street or did you hibernate all last winter with Breaking Bad as your only companion? Whether you join the conversation on Twitter or never miss an episode, here's what you could have done if you weren't such a telly addict. Reality If sitting at home addicted is your version of "reality", you won't mind missing out on real life. The X Factor / Xtra Factor Series 11, 2014 THE 570,000 91 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: FACT OR 20 Rather than catching up with Cowell and Co you could have left the couch and completed marathons 20 marathons. I'm a Celebrity / I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! NOW! Series 14, 2014 IM A CELEBRITN Get Me Out Of Here! 371,000 Twitter mentions 47 hours in total What you could have done: 745 Instead of watching them on TV, you could have listened to Ant & Dec's (aka PJ & Duncan's) "Let's Get Ready to Rumble" a whopping 745 times. PJ & Duncan plays Celebrity Big Brother / CBB Bit on the Side / CBB Live Series 14, 2014 73,000 672 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: 21 Rather than catching up on goings on in the world's most boring house, you could have hopped on Santa's sleigh for his Christmas Eve delivery trip round the world (it takes him 32 Santa Xmas trips hours) 21 years running. Comedy It might be funny, but so is life. What did you miss this year LOLing at home on the couch? Orange is the New Black A NEW SERES FROM THE CREATOR OF WEEDS JORANGE BLACKI EVERY SENTENCE IS A STORY 300,000 40 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: 16 16 Only tour the infamous Alcatraz prison 16 times - including the 1.5 mile boat trip there and back. SEASON ONE 15 Alcatraz tours THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON Big Bang Theory the BiG BANG THEORY 91,000 86 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: At 80 seconds a time you 3870 could have 3870 rides on the Nemesis at Alton rides of Nemesis Towers (that's without the queue though!) New Girl New Cirl Season 2 67,000 84.5 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: 3X Enjoyed a couple of holidays to the US, flying to LA and back 3 times, with 5 hours left for sightseeing. LA and back Drama Dramatic things happened outside your bedroom this year too. Game of Thrones GAME OF THRONES 558,000 40 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: A couple of your own trips across the narrow sea, by swimming the English Channel twice. THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON swims of Channel The Walking Dead THE AND OuCEOF THE TERAe WÄLKING DEAD TIL CORPLETE FIRST SEASON 254,000 60 Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: 120 Watched the population of London (and seen a few real life zombies) London Eye while riding the London Eye 120 SAFX 2 DISC SET rides times. House of Cards THE COMPLITE EIND BEASON HOUSE of CARS 80,000 19 THEE ARE WO RIND OF PAIN Twitter mentions hours in total What you could have done: 76 Listened to President Obama's inauguration speech a mere 76 times. Obama VOLUME TWO CHAPTERS 14-24 speeches music Magpie.co.uk SOURCES Equivalents http://www.channelswimmingassociation.com/faq/ http://running.about.com/od/marathontrainingfaqs/f/How-Long-Will-It-Take-Me-Run-A-Marathon.htm http://www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/ http://www.skydivecsc.com/faqs/ http://www.travelmath.com/flying-time/from/London,+United+Kingdom/to/Melbourne,+Australia http://www.snowdonia-adventures.co.uk/information/snowdon_facts.html http://famouswonders.com/tallest-roller-coasters-in-the-world/ http://www.seat61.com/London-to-Paris-by-train.htm#.VIXKVJGSVHU http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye TV Shows http://tiii.me/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_X_Factor_%28UK_TV_series%29 https://www.itv.com/itvplayer/the-xtra-factor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celebrity_Big_Brother http://www.channel5.com/shows/celebrity-big-brother-live-from-the-house http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1%27m_a_Celebrity..Get_Me_Out_of_Here!_%28UK_TV_series%29 Twitter Mentions www.sysomos.com IMAGES http://store.musicmagpie.co.uk/ http://www.channel5.com/shows/celebrity-big-brother/ http://www.itv.com/imacelebrity

How addicted to TV is the UK?

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Would you miss a date for an episode of Coronation Street or did you hibernate all last winter with Breaking Bad as your only companion? Whether you join the conversation on Twitter or never miss an e...

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