Plunge Watching: A New Way to View

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With TV series available on a variety of platforms, many viewers now enjoy watching back-to-back episodes in one sitting. Washington Post entertainment writer Marc Silver, however, is betting he’s not alone in lacking time for hours-long binge-watching.

“If there’s a show you’d like to sample, take the plunge and tune in to the latest episode,” Silver suggests in his latest column.  “Sure, you may be confused at times. But you’ll probably be able to figure out what’s going on.”

Where do you stand on the binge-watching debate?

Opinions Vary on Best Way to Watch

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With several series available on a variety of online platforms, viewers have taken to watching multiple episodes in one sitting. This phenomenon, known as “binge-watching,” has struck up a debate about the best way to view today’s top programs.

One New York Post reporter strongly opposes binge-watching. In a recent article, he said, “there is no shared experience, which, let’s face it, is one of the great pleasures of watching television.”

Where do you stand on the binge-watching debate?