Thanks to lockdown, many of us have spent a significant amount of time binging our best-loved TV shows. And although Netflix continues to provide new content monthly, sometimes rewatching old favourites can’t be beaten.
After 22% of fans admitted to rewatching their favourite series’ more than 10 times, BroadbandDeals.com were intrigued to discover which popular TV shows we rewatch most to relive our favourite moments.
TV show and the percentage who have rewatched the series more than once
1 Friends 63%
2 Peep Show 59%
3 The Office (US) 55%
4 Brooklyn Nine-Nine 53%
5 RuPaul's Drag Race 51%
6 The Office (UK) 49%
7 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia 48%
8 Sex Education 48%
9 Gilmore Girls 45%
10 American Horror Story 44%
11 New Girl 42%
12 Big Bang Theory 40%
13 Keeping Up with The Kardashians 39%
14 Rick and Morty 38%
15 How I Met Your Mother 38%
BroadbandDeals.com can reveal that Friends is the TV show fans love to rewatch the most - 63% of viewers have replayed the series after completing it! It’s clear to see this show is still an all-time classic, also ranking 21st on TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time list.
The second most rewatched TV show is Peep Show, with 59% of TV lovers proudly reliving the season's best moments.
After being crowned the funniest TV show by OnBuy.com, it’s no surprise that The Office (US) is the third most rewatched series. 55% chose to freshen up on their dose of Michael Scott at least once more - with viewers watching 74 hours’ worth to complete all nine seasons.
In fourth place is Brooklyn Nine-Nine, BroadbandDeals.com found that 53% of entertainment fans replayed the American comedy series after watching it originally.
The fifth most rewatched TV series is RuPaul’s Drag Race, with 51% of us falling back into our guilty pleasure. But with the new season airing, there’s now hours of new content for fans to look forward to!
To complete the top 10 list of the most rewatched series’ featuring on Netflix:
6. The Office (UK) (49%)
7. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (48%)
8. Sex Education (48%)
9. Gilmore Girls (45%)
10. American Horror Story (44%)
Looking into the future, BroadbandDeals.com also surveyed fans to find out which new TV show they’re most likely to rewatch after finishing.
They found that the new series’ fans are most interested in rewatching during lockdown are Bridgerton, Schitt’s Creek, and The Crown.