The Binge Watching Phenomenon

The Binge Watching Phenomenon

I recently decided paying for cable television wasn’t something I wanted to do. I’m not a huge fan of watching television.  I mostly watched either Food Network or HGTV and decided it wasn’t worth paying for the little bit of television that I watched.  Since I am already an Amazon Prime Member, I got the Fire TV Stick to see what, if anything, it would do for me.  I watched a few movies and tried out a few of the Amazon series.  Then I came across the ability to watch The Good Wife.  I had seen a few episodes here and there when it was airing on TV but never really got into watching every episode and planning my life around when it was on.

I had heard about binge watching and never really understood what that meant...until I started watching The Good Wife.  When you can watch the entire show from each season without waiting a week in between, it becomes almost like reading a good book that you can’t put down.  That’s when it becomes binge watching.  I would sit down to watch an episode or two and end up watching five or six episodes – or more!  I finished watching every season and every episode last night. 

I don’t plan on finding another show to binge watch now that spring is here, but when winter comes around again, maybe I’ll see what else I can find.


I recently decided paying for cable television wasn�t something I wanted to do. I�m not a huge fan of watching television. I mostly watched either Food Network or HGTV and decided it wasn�t worth paying for the little bit of television that I watched. Since I am already an Amazon Prime Member, I got the Fire TV Stick to see what, if anything, that would do for me. I watched a few movies and tried out a few of the Amazon series. Then I came across the ability to watch The Good Wife. I had seen a few episodes here and there when it was airing on TV but never really got into watching every episode and planning my life around when it was on.