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Study: ‘Orange is the New Black’ most popular Netflix show in Arizona

FILE - In this file image released by Netflix, Uzo Aduba, left, and Samira Wiley appear in a scene from "Orange is the New Black." According to a study released Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, a record number of gay characters are featured on broadcast series, but small-screen shows overall can be deadly for the female ones. (Jojo Whilden/Netflix via AP, File)

If you live in Arizona and subscribe to Netflix, the best guess of your favorite show on the streaming network is “Orange is the New Black,” according to one study. cross-referenced the site’s top 75 shows in 2016 with Google Trends in order to determine which show was the most popular in each state and “Orange is the New Black” reigned supreme in the Grand Canyon State.

If you haven’t been tuning in, the show is based on a memoir by Piper Kerman’s experiences in a low-security federal prison. The show’s main character, Piper Chapman, is based on Kerman, who is sentenced for 15 months in a minimum-security women’s federal prison in upstate New York.

The study notes, though without proof of any correlation, that “states like Arizona and Alaska, where the incarceration rate is particularly high, love Orange is the New Black, perhaps because quite a few residents are no stranger to the inside of a cell.”

Throughout the United States, the Netflix original series came in second to ABC’s “Scandal.”

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