Netflix has revealed the shows we binge watch the most

Guilty as charged

It’s no secret Netflix has slightly taken over our lives. From changing how we dress to helping improve our relationships.

In a rare look at Netflix’s closely guarded viewership numbers, the company revealed this week that 8.4 million users have watched an entire TV show season within 24 hours of its release, a habit the streaming service calls “binge racing.”

Netflix, which unveils entire seasons of original shows at once and has taken steps in recent years to make binge watching easier for users, said binge racing is a “sport” for television superfans.

“There’s a unique satisfaction that comes from being the first to finish a story — whether it’s the final page of a book or the last, climactic moments of your favourite TV show,” Brian Wright, Netflix’s vice president for original series, said in a statement.

Of the top binge raced Netflix original television shows globally, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the LifeFuller House and Marvel’s The Defenders took the top three spots. Canada, the U.S. and Denmark were the three countries where people binge raced the fastest.

Go on, admit it. What shows are you guilty binge racing?

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