In the last 20 years, the medium in which we consume mass media has changed to an almost unrecognisable extent. The introduction of Netflix, YouTube, and associated proliferation of the Internet platform has led to the traditional media pipeline of TV becoming something of an outdated relic, continuously having to change and find new ways to attract a continuously fractured audience. But it was not always so.
Indeed, back before Netflix and Chill, everyone in America used to watch the major networks at truly astounding rates, which may come to explain why this list of the most-watched TV episodes of all time is so heavily dominated from what must now seem like a truly golden age for broadcast television. TV execs would no doubt kill (figuratively) for these numbers today!
Check out the 20 most-watched TV episodes ever!: