Trying to avoid spoilers for your favorite television shows? Then stay away from the Internet. A recent survey of more than 14,000 people by TiVo found that a whopping 78 percent report that a movie, show or sports game has been spoiled for them before. Friends, acquaintances and co-workers were the most-cited source of spoilers, followed by online news headlines. Perhaps what’s more surprising is how often people are spoiled. The most common spoiler experiences: a major plot point or a character death on a TV show. The survey found TV spoilers to occur more often than movie spoilers.
— Wilborn P. Nobles, III