Embrace the Binge: Netflix Viewers Average 2.3 Episodes per Sitting


Netflix knows when you’ve been bad or good, or watching Homeland for 12 hours straight.

More than 60% of television streamers binge watch, according to a study by the streaming content provider. Cultural anthropologist Grant McCracken was brought in to help analyze the data.

Netflix defines binge watching as watching more than two episodes in a single setting. However, those half-day binges are not the norm – the average binge-watch came in at 2.3 episodes per sitting.

Of course, the behavior has not been discouraged by Netflix with the all-at-once releases of its original series House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, and the new season of Arrested Development. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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