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Chicagoans spend 4 hours, 47 minutes a day watching TV. Let that sink in.

Chicagoans spend 4 hours, 47 minutes a day watching TV. Let that sink in.

The Chicago vs. New York debate has tackled everything from hot dogs to pizza, with no undisputed victor. But there's one area where the Second City clearly tops the Big Apple: couch potatoes.

Chicagoans spend an average of 4 hours and 47 minutes a day watching television, a full six minutes more than New Yorkers, according to a report released Wednesday by Nielsen.

The quarterly survey measured the time 25- to 54-year-olds spent watching TV live, time-shifted or streamed on a device like Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast.

While Chicago topped New York, neither could hold a remote to Cleveland, the No. 1 city in the U.S. for watching TV, with a whopping 5 hours and 47...

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