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LA Couch Potatoes Win $10K For Setting New TV Watching Record

Watched eight seasons' worth of "24" episodes
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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Four days ago 85 people gathered in front of a giant TV under a tent in Hollywood to watch episodes of the show “24″.

Three men emerged from that tent with some cash and a Guinness World Record.

Kevin Coon was among 85 who initially gathered four days ago to sit on comfy couches in front of a giant TV inside a tent to watch 8 seasons worth of episodes from the show “24″.

KNX 1070′s Ed Mertz reports


After 86 hours of commercial free television, they were brought into the sunshine and each given a check for $10,000.

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