[08/16/07 - 11:43 AM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 15 episode.

[via press release from CBS]


The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Wednesday, Aug. 15:

�� 9% of married Americans said they do not currently love their spouse at least as much as they did on their wedding day

�� 48% of Americans said people who don't speak English annoy them

�� 32% of Americans have kissed a dog on the mouth

�� 6% of Americans said they were behind on their mortgage payments

�� 40% of Americans said they have gone online to self-diagnose an illness

�� 38% of Americans think Mick Jagger is too old to be a rock star

�� 28% of Americans think Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

�� 82% of Americans think America [the U.S.] is the greatest country in the world

�� 42% of Americans think girls should be allowed to try out for and play on the boys' football team

�� 41% of American women said they prefer chocolate to sex

�� 14% of Americans weigh themselves every day

�� 37% of Americans said when they wake up in the morning, they do not look forward to going to work

�� 10% of Americans said they have shaken hands with a U.S. President

�� 7% of Americans think professional wrestling matches are real

�� 71% of Americans think immigrants should be required to speak fluent English to become U.S. citizens

�� 29% of Americans think Mormons should be allowed to practice polygamy under the First Amendment of the Constitution

POWER OF 10 is a high-stakes game that challenges contestants to guess the behaviors, opinions and lifestyle choices of the American public for the chance to win $10 million. POWER OF 10 airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Drew Carey serves as host and Michael Davies is the executive producer for Embassy Row in association with Sony Pictures Television.

  [august 2007]  


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