With five titles exceeding one billion streaming minutes, the week of August 1-7 found a familiar champion on the Nielsen streaming chart: Strange things.
Netflix’s mainstay was down 22% from the previous week, but still racked up 1.42 billion streaming minutes, keeping the competition at bay. It is the eighth weekly win of 2022 for the series.
pixar toy story prequel Light-year racked up 1.3 billion minutes in its first week on Disney+, earning it third place. Approximately 36% of the audience for the film, which has grossed just $226 million at the worldwide box office, were between the ages of 2 and 11, and 23% were between the ages of 18 and 34. At 27%, Lightyear’s audience was the third highest. concentration of Hispanic households in this week’s chart (behind Netflix cocomelon and HBOMax Friends).
Netflix romantic drama series virgin riverwhich fell 42% from the previous chart, ended its two-week run at No. 1, but its 1.38 billion streaming minutes secured it a No. 2 finish.
Rounding out the top five was Netflix’s fantasy drama. The Sandman and action movie Unexplored. Having five titles with more than a billion streaming minutes hasn’t happened since February, Nielsen said.
by hulu Predator continuation Prey it drew 583 million viewers, missed out on the top 10 but came in as the No. 4 title on Nielsen’s All Movies ranking. Half of the film’s viewers came from multicultural households, according to Nielsen, and 62% of viewers were male.
Below is the full Top 10. Unless otherwise noted, all titles are on Netflix.
Strange things – 34 episodes, 1.424 billion streaming minutes
virgin river – 42eps, 1,389B min.
Light-year (Disney+) – movie, 1,306B min.
The Sandman – 11 episodes, 1,021B min.
Unexplored – film, 1,014B min.
purple hearts – movie, 828 million min.
cocomelon – 18 episodes, 741M min.
Keep breathing – 6 episodes, 722M min.
NCIS – 354 episodes, 692M min.
Grey’s Anatomy – 396 episodes, 678M min.