TV as Babysitter

Is it acceptable to have the TV serve as a babysitter?

No, children need supervision and personal contact. 31.25%
 
Only if the program being watched is educational. 12.5%
 
A half-hour or hour of sensible television is fine, especially if elementary-age children have completed their homework. 25%
 
I wish I had the opportunity to decide. Who has time to watch children when work, dinner prep and cleaning beckons? 31.25%