Of course you do.
But who in the world wants to add the drudgery of genre research to the already all-to-difficult task of actually, you know, writing our spec masterpieces? (Especially spec pilots.)
Fortunately for all of us, Netflix has already looked into the matter. and quite deeply and helpfully. They know which types of shows are watched the most quickly (Thrillers! Horror stories!) and which just kind of creep from the To Watch to the Watched…Whew… (Political dramas! Historical dramas!).
But don’t take our word for it. Check out this wonderful Netflix chart: