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Teens of the ’90s (chart)

Top 10 Favorite TV Personalities (teens age 13 to 19)...
June 1, 1998

Top 10 Favorite TV Personalities (teens age 13 to 19)

Ranking 1996 1994 1992

1 Will Smith Roseanne Barr Bill Cosby

2 Tim Allen Tim Allen Bart Simpson

3 Jim Carrey Sinbad Arsenio Hall

4 Jerry Seinfeld Will Smith Tony Danza

5 Martin Lawrence Christina Applegate Kirk Cameron

6 Heather Locklear Luke Perry Ted Danson

7 Suzanne Sommers Martin Lawrence Fred Savage

8 Christina Applegate Jerry Seinfeld Luke Perry

9 Courteney Cox Suzanne Sommers Oprah Winfrey

10 Queen Latifah Jason Priestly Jason Priestly

Source: Simmons Teen Age Research Study (STARS), Simmons Market Research

Top Teen Shows (teens age 13 to 19)

Ranking 1996 1994 1992

1 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Married With Children Married With Children

2 Home Improvement Roseanne The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

3 The Simpsons Full House Beverly Hills, 90210

4 Married With Children Martin Full House

5 Family Matters Home Improvement Home Improvement

6 Seinfeld Family Matters In Living Color

7 Step By Step The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Roseanne

8 Baywatch Beverly Hills, 90210 The Simpsons

9 America’s Funniest Home Videos The Simpsons Blossom

10 Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper Rescue 911 A Different World

Source: Simmons Teen Age Research Study (STARS), Simmons Market Research

Movies Attended Per Month* (teens age 13 to 19)

1-2 times 40.0% 36.3% 32.9% 29.8%

3-4 times 14.7% 14.7% 17.8% 13.1%

5 times 2.9% 2.0% 7.6% 3.1%

6+ times 7.4% 5.8% 2.2% 5.4%

Figures do not add up to 100 percent because the total includes other data not shown here

Source: Simmons Teen Age Research Study (STARS), Simmons Market Research

Top Activities in the Last Year (teens age 13 to 19)

Ranking 1996 1994 1992 1990

1 Movies in the last six months Movies in the last six months Movies in the last six months Movies in the last six months

2 Swimming Swimming Swimming Swimming

3 Bowling Bowling Bowling Basketball

4 Jogging/Running Basketball Jogging/Running Bowling

5 Basketball Other sports Basketball Volleyball

6 Fundraising Baseball Baseball Baseball

7 Volunteer work Jogging/Running Tennis Football

8 Volleyball Volleyball No public activities Jogging/Running

9 Painting/Art Fundraising Fundraising No public activities

10 No public activities No public activities Other sports Roller-skating

Source: Simmons Teen Age Research Study (STARS), Simmons Market Research

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