April 6, 2020 - Les Echos, Italians even more addicted to television

The confinement increased the daily time spent in front of the small screen by more than an hour, to 6 hours in total. The public has been rejuvenated, news and even religious programs have been privileged. But saturation on programs linked to the epidemic is near.

By Olivier Tosseri Le Echos

.......But saturation is not far off. This is what a study by the company Barometro observes with, this last week, an inflexion in the audience for programs devoted to the coronavirus and an increase in that of films and series: "Journalists have too often favored narration. hopeless with sometimes apocalyptic tones, ”notes the study......