Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) escape hit stranger things once again topped streaming ratings, retaining status as the only program to have streamed a billion minutes per week, and then some.
The show riding high from an independence Day weekend release of season 4 ending, streamed 2.947 billion minutes to easily top Nielsen’s last weekly streaming reviews (for July 11-17). The closest offer to the horror/sci-fi hit was Netflix (NFLX) own animated film the sea creature, which doubled its minutes from the previous week to 920 million.
But Amazon Prime Video (NASDAQ:AMZN) maintains its recent momentum with two top five programs: action series The terminal list ranked #3 with 887 million minutes streamed; and with its season over, Amazon’s The young held much of the previous week’s viewership at number 5 with 828 million minutes, just behind the new version of Netflix resident Evil (858 million minutes) and just short of #6 – a show on Netflix and Hulu (NYSE:DIS) (CMCSA), Alone (818 million minutes).
Alone exceeded the acquired series List usually dominated by Netflix; Aside from Hulu sharing this show, the only other non-Netflix entry is now a chart standby: Friends, on HBO Max (NASDAQ:WBD) was the seventh most streamed with 423 million minutes.
On the original programs Chart, apart from Netflix and Amazon holding the top four slots, Hulu (DIS) (CMCSA) placed Only murders in the building (halfway through season two) at #6, with 369 million minutes streamed, and Disney+ (DIS) watched Mrs Miracle land in 7th place with 357 million minutes.
And Netflix (NFLX) flexed its muscles, too movies List, among the top four places with The Sea Monster, canto 2 (632 million minutes), girl in the picture (483 million minutes) and 12 Strong (477 million minutes). HBO Max (WBD) came by The Bob’s Burgers Movie placed 5th (431 million minutes) and Disney+ (DIS). zombies 3 at No. 7 (332 million minutes) and Encanto in 10th place (221 million minutes).
(Nielsen streaming ratings now include viewing of six major streamers: Amazon Prime Video (AMZN), Apple TV+ (AAPL), Disney+ (DIS), HBO Max (WBD), Hulu (DIS) (CMCSA), and Netflix (NFLX ). )
This week – a year ahead of a combined HBO Max and Discovery+ streaming offering – HBO Max deployed an updated user interface to increase stability.
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