Go back a few decades and if you wanted to watch a TV show, you only had a few channels to choose from. Plus, if you missed a show, that was it; you had to wait until it aired again if you wanted to see it. These days, the world of TV has changed dramatically. Not only are there way more channels to choose from, the way we watch TV has changed as well. On-demand viewing is the big thing right now, with viewers able to watch show at their own convenience. We’re no longer bound by set schedules and if we happen to miss something, we can simply view it later in our own time. No doubt the biggest player in the new wave of TV shows has been Netflix. The streaming service giant is synonymous with on-demand viewing and binge watching whole box sets to your heart’s content. It’s very much the market leader right now and in the years to come, it’s likely to continue getting even bigger and bigger. Here are some baffling statistics and facts to show just how big and important Netflix has become.
Its total worldwide subscriber numbers currently stands at over 128 million, with nearly half of them (56 million) living in the US