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CyberLink breaks Guinness World Record for longest TV binge watching session

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By Adam Flomenbaum, Co-Executive Editor

April 14, 2016 | 2 min read

If you think the six hours you spent on your couch last weekend catching up on House of Cards was a lot, next time try 94 hours.

CyberLink, a multimedia company best known for its PowerDVD media player, today announced that it has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest TV binge watching marathon. Over the course 94 hours, Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso, watched episodes of Battlestar Galactica,Twilight Zone, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bob’s Burgers and more via PowerDVD.

The previous record of 92 hours was set last month Vienna, Austria by four Austrians.

“Throughout this process I learned that binge watching TV for abnormally long durations can actually be quite physically taxing,” said Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso. “PowerDVD 16’s media enhancement features, which ensured I could enjoy the shows with ideal picture and sound quality, definitely made the challenge easier than anticipated—I had no idea a show from 2004 could look so good!”

Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital conducted a pre and post exam of Fragoso:

“AJ has gone through what you could consider the ultimate millennial endurance test, pushing his body to the limit to watch an extravagant amount of television with limited sleep and activity,” said Dr. Glatter. “I can only imagine that the visual and audio enhancements of CyberLink’s PowerDVD 16 were what helped keep AJ engaged long enough to push through the 94-hour mark. I certainly could not do it!”

Future of TV Binge Watching Guinness World Records

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