We’re currently experiencing 3000+ ms pings to Netflix.com, meaning that when we send their server data, it takes 3 seconds for them to respond:
Obviously such bad speeds are going to inhibit watching anything this New Years Day, and the service might go down soon. If you’re having trouble, check Is It Down Right Now? which is also linked to the right to make sure everyone is experiencing the same issue and it isn’t your connection. Hopefully they’ll get it up and running soon for holiday binge watchers!