Netflix has released its viewing statistics for 2017 and even called out some individual customers for their bizarre choices. Here are 15 highlights from the year-end review:
- The most popular day globally for binge-watching was January 1, 2017. In the United States, it was January 2.
- The highest global re-watch record was set by an American who streamed Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 365 times in 2017.
- A viewer in Antarctica watched a whole season of Shameless in less than 24 hours.
- Mexico is the country with the most members watching Netflix every single day.
- The United States is ranked fourth globally for most members to watch Netflix every single day, behind Mexico, Canada, and Peru.
- Members watched an average of 60 movies on Netflix this year. (That’s at least one movie per week.).
- Cumulatively, Netflix subscribers across the world watched 140 million hours of programming a day, which amounts to at about 1 billion hours per week.
- Globally, the "most devoured" show was American Vandal, followed by 3% in second place and 13 Reasons Why came in third place.
- In the U.S., the "most devoured" show (watched more than two hours per day) was also American Vandal, followed by Suburra: Blood on Rome and Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
- Globally, the "most savored" show (watched less than two hours per day) was The Crown, followed by Big Mouth, and Neo Yokio.
- In the U.S., the "most savored" show was also The Crown, followed by Neo Yokio, and finally, A Series of Unfortunate Events.
- Globally, the top "shows that got us cheating" (aka shows people watched before their significant others got a chance to do so) were Narcos, 13 Reasons Why and Stranger Things.
- In the U.S., the top "shows that got us cheating" were Orange Is the New Black, Stranger Things, and Narcos.
- And the top "shows that brought us together" (shows that families watched together most) were Stranger Things, 13 Reasons Why and A Series of Unfortunate Events.
- In the U.S., Stranger Things also topped the "shows that brought us together." Second place went to A Series of Unfortunate Events, and third place to 13 Reasons Why.