Netflix Survey: Father Wants Kids To Watch What They Like

Netflix is leaving no stone unturned to ramp up its subscriber base, which include users of all ages. Generally, we are blessed with our parents traditions including family recipes, sports team, etc., but a new survey for Netflix reveals that even the taste of our cartoon series may have been passed down by our father.

Netflix the top choice among parents

A survey conducted for Netflix reveals that 85% of fathers want their kids to watch the cartoons they grew up watching. According to the survey, 75% of fathers believe that watching cartoons makes them feel like a kid again, while 76% of respondents noted that cartoons help in teaching valuable lessons.

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The Netflix survey took a sample of 7,009 parents ages 18 and over. The survey was conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs from April 8 to May 8 and considered respondents from several countries, including Brazil, Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Germany, France and the U.S. According to the third-party survey, two-thirds of parents use streaming services like Netflix to help them re-live their tradition and share their shows with their kids.

Netflix to bring 80s and 90s shows back

With this survey, Netflix wants to read the minds of parents and whether or not they have any influence on their kids’ TV viewing habits. Also the survey highlights Netflix’s strategy of offering content for all ages. To tap younger users, Netflix has been hitting viewers with cartoons like Care Bears and Inspector Gadget from the 80s and 90s. Also in April, Netflix announced plans to produce 13 episodes of Fuller House, which is an adaption of ABC’s highly popular family sitcom Full House during the early 90s.

As the streaming firm is now expected to focus on fathers’ choice’s it must pay attention to new cartoons like Inspector Gadget, Scooby Doo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Smurfs, which are dads’ favorites, according to the survey.

Netflix is not the only company focusing on new versions of popular 80s and 90s shows. ABC and the Disney Channel are working to on classics like The Muppet Show and Duck Tales. Also TVs popular past shows such as Coach and The X-Files are finding new life in the current wave of nostalgia selling.