Here’s an incredible data animation of U.S. television throughout the decades from Reddit user /danipaul. Conspicuously missing from this first visualization is the meteoric rise of Netflix content. For a visualization of top Netflix shows, see the second video below.

[OC] Most Popular Television Series 1951 – 2019 from r/dataisbeautiful

 

Data was gathered from across the internet, including Wikipedia and Classic TV Hits.

Most Watched Netflix Films & Series (as sourced from Netflix’s Twitter and across the internet):

Video created by DataBroz