Bridgerton (NASDAQ:NFLX) dropped off a bit however nonetheless comfortably led in eyeball share amongst streaming packages, holding off a problem from the arrival on Netflix of a preferred TV lawyer.
Two weeks earlier than the sixth and last season of Higher Name Saul premiered on the AMC channel (AMCX) April 18, its older episodes arrived on Netflix (NFLX) and made a powerful exhibiting: The sequence streamed 915 million minutes in Nielsen’s newest general weekly streaming scores (for April 4-10), a nonetheless pretty distant second to Bridgerton (1.621 billion minutes).
The week reasserted a few of Netflix’s former dominance, because the streaming pioneer took up the highest six spots on the general streaming chart and seven of the highest 10. Bridgerton and Higher Name Saul had been adopted by The Ultimatum: Marry or Transfer On (838 million minutes); Heartland (793 million); CoComelon (771 million); and NCIS (674 million). Felony Minds was No. 10 with 538 million minutes streamed.
Disney+ took up the opposite three spots there, two of them with movies: No. 7 was Encanto (611 million minutes); No. 8 was Moon Knight with a second episode launched (608 million); and No. 9 was Turning Pink (564 million).
Netflix (NFLX) additionally took 9 of the highest 10 acquired-series slots, led by Higher Name Saul and Heartland; Disney as soon as once more positioned its Bluey at No. 9 (326 million minutes).
Whereas Bridgerton, The Ultimatum: Marry or Transfer On and Moon Knight led the original-series chart, Amazon Prime Video (AMZN) grabbed a spot at No. 8 with The Outlaws (240 million minutes); and Hulu (NYSE:DIS) (CMCSA) landed at No. 9 with The Dropout (232 million).
The streaming motion pictures chart was as soon as once more the most effective shot for rivals, as Netflix took solely one of many prime 5 spots. That chart was led by Disney’s (DIS) Encanto and Turning Pink, adopted by Netflix’s Shrek Without end After (323 million minutes), after which two movies from Amazon (AMZN): Sing 2 (226 million) and All of the Previous Knives (208 million). Netflix had 5 movies on the chart general, however Disney additionally landed Moana at No. 10 (177 million).
(A reminder that Nielsen streaming scores incorporate viewing from 5 main streamers: Amazon Prime Video (AMZN), Apple TV+ (AAPL), Disney+ (DIS), Hulu (DIS) (CMCSA) and Netflix (NFLX).)
Disney’s eyes this weekend although are on the multiplex, the place its newest Marvel movie is ready to make the largest opening of 2022 to date.