Nightly News   |  May 16, 2013

Netflix adultery?

In a survey of 2000 adults, 12 percent admitted to sneaking on Netflix to watch their favorite TV shows, even if they promised their spouse they would watch the show together. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Share This:

This content comes from Closed Captioning that was broadcast along with this program.

>>> when we put this story out today over social media , it fired people up. so we're thinking this may be a low-ball number. but 12% of married american adults now admit to being guilty of netflix adultery. that's when you skip ahead and watch episodes in advance of your spouse despite the fact you had a deal to watch them together. 51% said they've thought about it. many netflix adulterers admit to rewatching and then playing dumb even though they already know what's coming up in any given episode. 21% of cheaters said they did their cheating in bed while their innocent spouse slept next to them.