Binge watching — the data

Binge watching — the data revealed

Binge watching — what does the data reveal? Last month we discussed whether or not binge watching was a good idea. Inevitably the answer was it depends and choice is good. This month we thought we’d take the perspective of a streamer, and see what the data says. If you’re a regular, you’ll know we like the … >

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Global TV Demand Awards – nods include Marvel shows and Doctor Who

The streaming popularity awards will give out their gongs in February.  Although relatively new, the Global TV Demand Awards mission is to “celebrate the stories and people behind the world’s most in-demand tv shows”. Certified by the Guiness Book of Records, the awards use global fan activity (as monitored by Parrot Analytics) to determine the … >

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The Wheel of Time debuts at the top of the latest Nielsens

Wheel of Time debuts at the top of the latest Nielsens

Great news for Amazon as The Wheel of Time debuts at #1 in the latest Nielsen US ratings The launch of The Wheel of Time is going well for Amazon so far, as the show takes the top spot in the Nielsens on the week of release (November 15-21). We would bring our usual scientifically assured data … >

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Narcos: Mexico

Narcos: Mexico is #1 in the Nielsen Top 10 shuffle

Narcos: Mexico leaps to the top of the Nielsens as most shows swap places We’ve got the Nielsen data for the week 8-14 November and there’s a new number 1 show. The chart looks very different from last time, yet a second look shows most of the same shows, just in a different order (a … >

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You dominates the Nielsens

You dominates a slow week at the Nielsens

Hit series You dominates the latest Nielsens, and keeps the #1 spot for  third week Numbers are well down from the eye-popping levels we’ve seen recently, and You dominates the latest Nielsen ratings. The top 4 are little changed from last week, when we predicted: You will reach 800±150 Locke & Key 750±100 Squid Game also 750±100 It’s … >

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You tops the Nielsens with Season 3

You tops the Nielsens as Locke & Key only manages #4

You tops the latest Nielsens as the third season of this Netflix series pushes Squid Game into second — we look behind the numbers As we predicted last week, it’s a swap at the top of the Nielsens. Before we take a look at the numbers, here’s what we actually predicted: If You follows the pattern (which Maid didn’t), … >

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Squid Games just holds off You season 3

Squid Game just stops You from topping the latest Nielsens

In a week dominated by three big shows, Squid Game just holds off the challenge of new entry You — we dig deeper The Nielsens for the week 11-17 October 2021 are dominated by three shows, with the all-conquering Squid Game just about holding off the opposition. Before we dive into the data, here’s what we … >

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Maid (Netflix)

Maid grabs nearly two billion minutes viewed, but can’t top Squid Game

On debut, Maid reaches a vast total of minutes viewed, but it’s not enough to stop Squid Game The Nielsen data for the week 4-10 October are out, and the numbers are enormous, for both Squid Game and new entrant Maid. Before we dive in, let’s look at our predictions from last week: If Squid Game follows a normal trajectory, it … >

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