A Netflix Inc. logo sits on the online television streaming company's exhibition area at the Gamescom gaming industry event in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Gamescom is the world's largest gaming convention and runs from August 20 to 24. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Mind-Blowing Amount of Time Americans Spend Watching TV

Annual minutes viewed on Netflix in 2018:
The Office – 52.1B
Friends – 32.6B

Quick math on Netflix viewership for The Office:
1) 56.6M subscribers (average for 2018)
2) 52.1B minutes of viewing
3) 868M hours of viewing
4) 36M days of viewing
5) 99K years of viewing

Crazy: Americans spent more than 437B minutes watching college/NFL football on TV last year!

Quick math on football viewership on TV:
1) 120M 
TV households
2) 437B minutes of viewing
3) 7.3B hours of viewing
4) 303M days of viewing
5) 831K years of viewing
6) The average TV household watched 61 hours of college/NFL football last year

More #1: NBC Wins Season TV Ratings, But Broadcast Nets Lose Ground Overall

More #2: NBC Wins the Season in the 18-49 Demo for the Third Straight Year


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