The top Netflix shows of 2017


Netflix has released statistics on viewing trends for the past year, including the most popular shows.

Subscribers watched over 140 million hours of Netflix per day, with 1 January the most popular day on the platform in 2017.

The average member watched around 60 movies on Netflix in 2017, while Mexico had the most members who watched Netflix every day.

One user showed their love for Pirates of the Caribbean by watching The Curse of the Black Pearl every day in 2017.

“Though bingeing was standard in 2017, not all series were enjoyed in the same way – there were those we devoured, those we savoured, those we cheated on, and those that brought us together,” said Netflix.

Top 10 binged

These shows were watched more than two hours per day.

  1. American Vandal
  2. 3%
  3. 13 Reasons Why
  4. Anne with an E
  5. Riverdale
  6. Ingobernable
  7. Travelers
  8. The Keepers
  9. The OA
  10. The Confession Tapes

Top 10 savoured

These shows were watched fewer than two hours per day.

  1. The Crown
  2. Big Mouth
  3. Neo Yokio
  4. A Series of Unfortunate Events
  5. GLOW
  6. Friends from College
  7. Ozark
  8. Atypical
  9. Dear White People
  10. Disjointed

Top 10 “Netflix cheating” shows

The shows people watched ahead of their significant others.

  1. Narcos
  2. 13 Reasons Why
  3. Stranger Things
  4. Orange is the New Black
  5. Sense8
  6. Black Mirror
  7. Marvel’s The Defenders
  8. Marvel’s Iron Fist
  9. Ozark
  10. Mindhunter

Top 10 enjoyed with family

Top shows on Netflix viewed by families.

  1. Stranger Things
  2. 13 Reasons Why
  3. A Series of Unfortunate Events
  4. Star Trek Discovery
  5. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
  6. Riverdale
  7. Fuller House
  8. Chef’s Table
  9. Atypical
  10. Anne with an E

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