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How Long Do YOU Spend Searching For Something To Watch On Netflix?

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A new study shows that we are wasting precious time on earth in search of entertainment via streaming platforms. According to the study, put out by Rovi, intelligent life forms dedicate about 19 minutes A DAY looking for something to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and so on. And, according to our own unscientific study, after those 19 minutes have passed, most of us end up settling for something we've already watched anyway.

How many times do you need to watch Friends during your lifetime? Once is probably enough, but the comfort show is always there, in its entirety, to fall back on after you just wasted time fruitlessly searching for another option. And it's okay, you just want to unwind after spending nearly 10 hours looking at a different screen.

Maybe 19 minutes is exactly the right amount of time we should spend each day on trying to find an escape from our own mental prisons and existential emptiness. Here's what new to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO Now this month.

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