Which TV shows have been the most watched in the U.S. in the past decade?
TV shows from AMC, Fox, Netflix, and Amazon have all ranked in the top five for average viewership during that time.
The shows that made it to the top 10 include AMC’s Breaking Bad, which has been on the rise since it aired in 2017.
That series, which was renewed for a sixth season in 2019, has averaged 1.26 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
AMC’s The Walking Dead, which debuted on AMC in 2014, has been the top-rated show in its current run, averaging 2.7 million viewers.
Netflix has been making headlines for its streaming service, which is in the midst of an ambitious new series adaptation of the popular sci-fi book series Battlestar Galactica.
The new series, The Defenders, has already scored a second season on Netflix, but has yet to be officially greenlit by the streaming service.
The premiere of Marvel’s Daredevil has been watched by more than 1.7 billion viewers.
The top 10 shows on average per month, according for the past five years, have been:1.
Breaking Bad (AMC)2.
The Walking Bad (Netflix)3.
The Defenders (Marvel)4.
Daredevil (Netflix, Hulu)5.
The Good Wife (CBS)6.
The OA (Amazon)7.
Game of Thrones (A&E)8.
The Vampire Diaries (TNT)9.
Mad Men (AMERICAN VAMPIRE)10.
The Simpsons (FOX)Source: MTV News