Gender Differences In Tv Shows

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In TV shows, male characters were more likely to be shown "on the job" than female characters: two out of five (41 percent) male TV characters as compared to 28 percent of females were seen working. In the movies, the gender differences were more striking: men (60 percent) were almost twice as likely to be shown on the job as women (35 percent).
Men in TV shows were also more likely to talk about work than women (52 percent compared to 40 percent). In movies, women and men were equally likely to talk about work (60 and 58 percent, respectively). Women, on the other hand, were more likely than men in both TV shows and movies to be shown talking about romantic relationships: 63 percent of female characters compared to 49 percent of male characters