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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Data Stories: Television, Movies, and Books

These data visualizations show popular shows, hallmarks of movie genres, and how authors describe characters.


What Are You Watching?


This simple map from presents which Netflix shows were searched for the most in each U.S. state this year. A similar map displays interest in shows on HBO Max.


What Genre Are You in the Mood For?

Culture Plot 

How would you define an action movie versus a sci-fi movie? This project from Culture Plot found genre-specific keywords and used them to build interactive visualizations that show how genres mix.


How Would You Describe a Person?

The Pudding

This text analysis project from The Pudding shows how often authors use different terms to describe male and female characters.


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