There are currently 100 scripted Netflix Original series.
The company that made Blockbuster oboslete, Netflix revolutionized the television landscape by offering a subscription-based streaming service online. Fuelled by its subscriber money, the company began premiering its own original shows, starting with House of Cards in 2013. It was the company’s first hit with many more to follow, as mentioned there are currently 100 scripted Netflix Originals present day.
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With the resources of a Hollywood studio, the company has been putting out some of the best streamable shows online. The company spent $6 billion on original content alone this year, with over 100 million people around the world subscribing, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
While many have been frustrated with Netflix’s lack of transparency in their viewership numbers, it hasn’t stopped data mining companies from trying. Recently, Parrot Analytics “a company that estimates online demand for shows by tracking social chatter, file sharing, and (where available) streaming data,” managed to put a list together of the top 10 most streamed TV shows. In this report, Netflix dominated the charts holding 8 out of the 10 places.
Having premiered some truly amazing original shows and movies so far, Netflix has been on a roll this year. In October, Netflix released 29 different original movies, specials, and full seasons of shows. They turned up the volume even higher in November, offering 32 different originals. With one more month left in 2017, we just found out yesterday what will be making its debut on the service (as well as what will be getting the boot).
With this ridiculous amount of original content being released regularly, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with them all. Digging into the dark corners of Netflix, we took the liberty of rounding up the best Netflix Original TV series for you to binge on in the cold months quickly approaching. For the purpose of this list, we’ve excluded: foreign shows, miniseries, or non-fiction – as well as shows that didn’t begin as Netflix Originals (sorry, Arrested Development).
Now that it’s cuffing season, we’ve optimized your Netflix-and-chill routine by putting together a list of the 10 Netflix Originals for you to cuddle up to, whether it’s with a joint, with a girl, or (better yet?!) with both.