According to a study by Harris Interactive, 61 percent of people binge-watch television shows. This means they will watch around 2 to 3 episodes of the same television show in one sitting. It takes a lot to be a television show that is binge-watching worthy.
Featured below are five shows on Netflix that are perfect for all the binge-watchers out there.
1. How I Met Your Mother
If you haven’t already jumped on board the How I Met Your Mother fan club train, you’re missing out. How I Met Your Mother, a show that follows Ted Mosby on his quest to find his wife, is the perfect dose of comedy for any binge-watcher. With short 22-minute episodes and the first eight seasons on Netflix, you will enjoy every part of this series!
2. The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead is a suspenseful and action-filled show that is perfect to binge-watch with your boyfriend, friends or family. The show follows cop Rick Grimes and his crew as they try to survive after the world came to an end due to an outbreak of a scientific disease which causes humans to die and come back as human eating zombie-like creatures. Netflix has the first three seasons.
3. Gossip Girl
For all those drama lovers out there, there is the CW series of Gossip Girl, a series following the lives of the Upper East Side elite of Manhattan. The series shows the growth of leading ladies Serena van der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf, along with leading men Chuck Bass, Dan Humphrey and Nate Archibald. This series was a raging sensation, leaving many heartbroken after the finale in December 2012. With the entire series on Netflix, its not too late to get caught up in all the schemes and drama of the Upper East Side.
4. Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad is by far one of the most popular shows to binge-watch on Netflix. Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series with five extremely captivating seasons. The show follows main character Walter White on his two-year-long journey of selling methamphetamine, which he resorted to after being diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. All five seasons of this series are featured on Netflix, and will have you on the edge of your seat!
5. One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill is am American television drama on the CW that follows the lives of the people in a town called Tree Hill in North Carolina. This show is prime for teenage girls and women in their twenties, as well as others. The plot line follows the relationships and lives of the characters as they grow and mature. The entire nine series long show is on Netflix. Watch out, this show is easy to get hooked on!