Binge-watching TV shows on streaming services in the U.S. 2019, by age group

According to a survey held in October 2019, an enormous 61 percent of responding adults aged 18 to 29 years old said that they preferred streaming services to release all episodes of a TV show at the same time, and 58 percent of adults in this age category liked watching all the episodes in a season at once. Binge-viewing TV shows on streaming services has become more common in recent years, and it is not unusual for avid fans of digital original series to watch the entire season of a show within just days of its release.

Share of adults who prefer whole seasons of TV shows on streaming services to be released at the same time in the United States as of October 2019, by age group

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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period

October 24 to 28, 2019

Number of respondents

2,329 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: 'Thinking about a TV show on a streaming service such as Netflix or HBO, which do you prefer most?'

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