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.”
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!
Arrested Development, BoJack Horseman, Club de Cuervos, F is for Family, Love, Summer Heights High, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Wet Hot American Summer
Homeland, House of Cards, Occupied, The Good Wife, The West Wing
Mad Men, Narcos, Peaky Blinders, The Americans
Gotham, Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, The Flash
Better Call Saul, Bloodline, Fargo, The Blacklist, The Bridge, Twin Peaks
Flaked, Grace & Frankie, Nurse Jackie, Orange is the New Black, Parenthood, Rescue Me, Weeds
24, Arrow, La Reina del Sur, Marco Polo, Outlander, Prison Break, The Last Kingdom, Turn, Vikings
Ascension, Between, Heroes, Orphan Black, Sense8, The 100, The 4400, Under the Dome
American Horror Story, Hemlock Grove, Penny Dreadful, Scream, The Walking Dead, Z Nation
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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