Nielsen Top 10: ‘Dahmer’ and ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Set Streaming Records

By | October 31, 2022

Ryan Murphy’s “Monster” leads Nielsen’s top 10 streaming chart for the second week in a row, with 4.4 billion minutes watched from Sept. 26 through Oct. 2. The number, calculated in the show’s first full week of attendance, breaks the previous record for a limited series. Last week, after a five-day run, it became Nielsen’s 10th highest-grossing program in a single week. It jumped to No. 7 on that list this week, with 3.7 billion minutes watched in the viewing window from September 19 to September 25.

The numbers show a record-breaking week for both titles, as “Hocus Pocus 2” took the crown for Nielsen’s biggest opening weekend for a movie with 2.7 billion minutes watched after its Sept. 30 release. The record was previously held by “Encanto”, which generated 2.2 billion minutes watched in the first three days. “Frozen 2,” another Disney film, ranked third with 2.17 billion minutes of its debut on Disney+.

Titles airing on Disney+ account for Nielsen’s top movie list overall, with Netflix’s “Don’t Look Up” (2 billion) and “Red Ad” — which had two big weekends between Nov. 8-21, earning a 1.8. billion and 1.7 viewing minutes.

Also, the original “Hocus Pocus” topped the overall streaming chart with its sequel’s near-release comeback, ranking seventh with 774 million minutes watched.

“The Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power” came in at No. 3 in the program’s fifth week of competition, ahead of HBO’s “Dragon Ball.” The Amazon Prime drama series had 966 million minutes in the viewing window after episode 6 aired, while the HBO period drama had 906 million minutes after episode 7 aired. This marks a decrease of 1 billion minutes from the previous week for HBO. was seen, which placed the show in third place.

Since the two air on different programs and in different formats, these are not perfect comparisons. Because the show is only available on Amazon Prime Video, Nielsen was able to measure all U.S. viewing of “The Rings of Power” in the streaming category, leaving an estimated one-third of “Dragon House” viewers unaccounted for in the chart. HBO cable channels. “Dragon House” episodes, meanwhile, will be available for every Nielsen streaming window starting with the show’s Sunday airing, and at the end of each window, you’ll find more new episodes airing. “Rings of Power” episodes will be released on Fridays, meaning they will only be available for the second half of the window.

Netflix’s movie “Lou” jumped into the streaming Top 10 chart this week, ranking fifth with 802 million viewing minutes in its first full week, compared to 681 million in its opening weekend last week. On September 23, the Allison Janney-directed drama premiered on the streaming service.

At No. 6, “Cocomelon” remains in the same position for 782 million minutes. Despite not releasing new episodes in regular viewing, the children’s series continues to make the charts.

“NCIS” (748 million), “Into the Dark” (665 million) and “Cobra Kai” (653 million), all round out the bottom of the list on Netflix. “Cobra Kai” fell in the third week of minutes watched, after last week’s 1.1 billion minutes, which put the “Karate Kid” spinoff series at No. 2 behind “Monster” in the Sept. 19-September period. 25 view window.

Check out Nielsen’s new top 10 streaming ratings, from Sept. 26-Oct. 2 First, original streaming titles, earned titles and then movies.

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