Netflix most binge-watched shows in 2017 were announced by the streaming network, shows apparently so good that viewers stay to watch another episode, and another, and … you get the picture.
Netflix bragged that its subscribers watched more than 140 million hours of the streaming service per day – or one billion hours per week.
These were the 10 Netflix most binge-watched shows of 2017:
1. "American Vandal" – The series is a satirical true crime mystery based on the suspect of high school vandalism who seeks the help of filmmaker as an ally, per the title’s website.
2. "3%" – A series based where the population's elite, three percent, live together on an island paradise away from the crowded slums, per the series website.
3. "13 Reasons Why" – The controversial series that made headlines centers around a teenage girl's suicide and a series of tapes she leaves behind explaining the reason why she took her own life, per its own website.
4. "Anne with an E" – Approved for a second season in August, per Deadline.com, the series is inspired by the Canadian young adult novel "Anne of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery about the coming-of-age of its outsider 14-year-old protagonist.
5. "Riverdale" – The new, darker take on the "Archie" comic strip that brings together the familiar characters – Archie Andrews, and pals Jughead, Betty, and Veronica to solve a murder, noted The Week.
6. "Ingobernable" – The series stars Kate del Castillo as the first lady of Mexico who loses faith in her husband and goes looking to uncover the truth about him, per the series website.
7. "Travelers" – The science-fiction series focuses on a federal agent who tracks four people who possess the power to develop new personalities, leading to a new discovery about humanity's future, per its own website.
8. "The Keepers" – The docuseries examines women seeking the truth about the 1969 murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik and its suspected link to a priest accused of abuse, per the title’s website.
9. "The OA" – Starring Brit Marling, the series focuses on a young woman who returns home after going missing for seven years, but returns with a mysterious ability and goes on a secret mission with five strangers, per the series website.
10. "The Confession Tapes" – A documentary that features six true crime stories in which people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary, or false, per the title’s website.
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