If you ask Netflix’s users, it’s paying off pretty well. In fact, Netflix user ratings show that Netflix’s subscriber base prefers Netflix’s original content to its syndicated content. Netflix originals sport an average rating of 3.85 stars out of five; all other content averages 3.47 stars. That means that user ratings for Netflix originals are 11% higher, on average, than user ratings for syndicated content.
Netflix does best in the documentaries category, where users rate non-original content, on average, at 3.54. Netflix’s documentaries average 4.07 stars, a pretty impressive showing.
That’s great news for Netflix: they’ve been more and more focused on original content, and it’s now clear that their customers feel the same way… READ MORE.