Netflix Releases Top 20 ‘Binge Raced’ Shows | ‘Gilmore Girls’ Revival Wins

Netflix revealed Tuesday that 8 million subscribers have watched at least one season of a Netflix original series within 24 hours of the series’ release – a term the company has coined as “binge racing.” Winner of the prize for most binge raced show? The Gilmore Girls revival, of course.

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Netflix revealed Tuesday that 8 million subscribers have watched at least one season of a Netflix original series within 24 hours of the series’ release. | Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images

“A new type of fan has emerged on Netflix, and they’re racing to be the first to finish shows like Stranger Things, House of Cards, Fuller House and more. Turns out streaming fast is a new status symbol,” the announcement from Netflix read.

Other top binge raced shows included Fuller House, Marvel’s The Defenders, and The Seven Deadly Sins. Both 30-minute and hour-long shows were popular among binge racers, Netflix stated in its release. Here are the top 20 shows Netflix lists as having been most binge raced since 2012:

  1. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
  2. Fuller House
  3. Marvel’s The Defenders
  4. The Seven Deadly Sins
  5. The Ranch
  6. Santa Clarita Diet
  7. Trailer Park Boys
  8. F is for Family
  9. Orange Is the New Black
  10. Stranger Things
  11. Friends from College
  12. Atypical
  13. Grace and Frankie
  14. Wet Hot American Summer
  15. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  16. House of Cards
  17. Love
  18. GLOW
  19. Chewing Gum
  20. Master of None

The streaming provider revealed that five members in the United States have raced through all five seasons of House of Cards the day they were released.

In addition to the shows which were binge raced, Netflix revealed the top 20 countries to binge race its shows. It might come as a surprise that the United States was not Number One. Rather, our neighbors to the north were:

  1. Canada
  2. United States
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. Norway
  6. Germany
  7. Mexico
  8. Australia
  9. Sweden
  10. Brazil
  11. Ireland
  12. United Kingdom
  13. France
  14. New Zealand
  15. Peru
  16. Netherlands
  17. Chile
  18. Portugal
  19. Italy
  20. United Arab Emirates

Some facts the streaming service shared regarding those from other countries and binge racing: Canada, who had the highest percentage of binge racers, had the most of its binges devoted to Trailer Park Boys. And one subscriber in France has raced through 30 shows in 2017 alone.