A LOT.....several hours a day. Every day.
I usually have one or two books going plus I spend hours and hours on the internet.
Well for one thing I'm inherently curious. For another thing TV is so execrable that I'd rather watch sewage bubble in a holding tank than be in the same room as a TV.
Case in point. The Somali Pirates.
For a more accurate take on what happen than youre likely to get by watching the so called news media you might check out one of my most favorite authors.
A former Army Ranger name of John Ringo.
And that's just one tiny, tiny example of why I read rather than watch TV.