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Netflix Reveal Shows You'll Most Likely Binge-Watch

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June 09, 2016 · 14.2k Views

Today, Netflix revealed some cool information via their "Binge Scale” which reveal what shows majority of Netflix users savor and devour. I’m definitely a huge fan of binge watching where often times I would actually wait till the entire season is out (and preferably on Netflix but will settle for Hulu Plus) and watch the whole thing in one sitting.

So for those who blows through entire series in that manner, Netflix took to their stats and released global data on what series we binge watch and which ones we savor.

“When organizing series in relation to this benchmark, interesting patterns emerge, ranging from high energy narratives that are devoured to thought-provoking dramas that are savored.”

Don’t have Netflix? That’s no good. You can easily sign up for a free month’s trial now! Or you can try Hulu Plus. Up to you.


Source: Netflix

It comes to no surprise, based on the Binge Scale, that more complex and thought-provoking shows like House of Cards and Bloodline require more time to process. On the other end of the spectrum, comedies like Orange is the New Black or fresh sci-fi features like Sense 8 are mesmerizing and addictive so most of us can and will probably watch more than 2 episodes for these.

Based on their global viewing data, here is a list of top Netflix shows that land on the Savor scale and the Devour scale. If you’re constantly looking for new shows to watch, this list will prove useful!


The Netflix Binge Scale

Irreverent Comedies (savor)

Arrested Development, BoJack Horseman, Club de Cuervos, F is for Family, Love, Summer Heights High, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Wet Hot American Summer

Political Dramas (savor)

Homeland, House of Cards, Occupied, The Good Wife, The West Wing

Historical Dramas (savor)

Mad Men, Narcos, Peaky Blinders, The Americans

Superhero Drama (likely to savor)

Gotham, Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, The Flash

Crime Dramas (savor or devour)

Better Call Saul, Bloodline, Fargo, The Blacklist, The Bridge, Twin Peaks

Dramatic Comedies (savor or devour)

Flaked, Grace & Frankie, Nurse Jackie, Orange is the New Black, Parenthood, Rescue Me, Weeds

Action & Adventure (likely to devour)

24, Arrow, La Reina del Sur, Marco Polo, Outlander, Prison Break, The Last Kingdom, Turn, Vikings

Sci-Fi (devour)

Ascension, Between, Heroes, Orphan Black, Sense8, The 100, The 4400, Under the Dome

Horror (devour)

American Horror Story, Hemlock Grove, Penny Dreadful, Scream, The Walking Dead, Z Nation

Thriller (devour)

Bates Motel, Breaking Bad, Dexter, Sons of Anarchy, The Fall, The Following, The Killing



Do you agree? What shows do you binge and which ones do you savor?


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Nico72Jun 10, 2016
I do and since I get out less these days bounce back & forth from Netflix to Hulu plus, I hope they add more on demand and the live TV, to compete with Netflix, and hope Netflix gives us the option to watch longer with less interuptions (are you still watching) lol Both services are great vs cable....
MissesSunshineJun 09, 2016
Haha this seems to be pretty accurate according to my Netflix watching habits! Only thing is i can devour most dramas, especially Superhero Dramas :)

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