Does Netflix tickle your factual fancy?

As a nation of entertainment lovers it’s likely you’ll have heard of Netflix. If not, where have you been?

Having already made it’s way into homes nation wide Netflix have analysed member viewing in the UK from October 2016 to March 2017. The findings reveal which regions are more inclined to watch a specific genre compared to others.

Revealing how entertainment preferences compare across the UK – from The North, The Midlands and Greater London to The South, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It turns out, when members have the power to choose what they want to watch, some interesting regional patterns emerge.

What does the Netflix data say about us here in the North West?

Research shows that here in the North West we love to watch factual content. Enjoying a dose of reality, ranging from the true and thought-provoking, like documentaries Amanda Knox and Making A Murderer. And they’re not wrong!

We can’t get enough of documentaries in our house. We particularly loved Making A Murderer. Who needs sleep when you still haven’t found out who’s guilty? We couldn’t stop watching.

Are you a South East Romantic or a North East Horror fanatic? Check out the infographic below to see what genre you’re region is watching!

 Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 93 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments. Find out more at


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