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Netflix reveals ‘first-time’ binges

February 8, 2018

According to Netflix, most people wait until the third date, but globally it only takes two weeks (well, 12 days to be exact) for the majority of Netflix members to go all the way. No, not Netflix and chill. The streaming giant is talking about users’ first time bingeing on Netflix.

In advance of Valentine’s Day, Netflix wants to help users remember their first time. “Ask any of the 90 per cent of members who have done it, and they’ll be able to tell you who it was with, where they were and how long it lasted,” it reports.

As for the shows that people fall in love with first, bad boys (and girls) came out on top. Breaking Bad is the most popular show that people binged first, with Orange Is the New Black, Narcos, House of Cards and Prison Break not far behind.

“We’re also falling for shows that leave us hanging, like The Walking Dead, Stranger Things and American Horror Story. While shows that aren’t afraid to push boundaries, like 13 Reasons Why and Grey’s Anatomy, round out the Top 10,” says Netflix.

Top 10 ‘First Binges’ Globally on Netflix:

  1. Breaking Bad
  2. Orange is the New Black
  3. The Walking Dead
  4. Stranger Things
  5. Narcos
  6. House of Cards
  7. Prison Break
  8. 13 Reasons Why
  9. Grey’s Anatomy
  10. American Horror Story

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