March 29, 2022
Netflix’s “Bridgerton” led the chart of top streaming originals while Disney+’s Turning Red again led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended March 27.
The Shonda Rhimes series “Bridgerton,” season two of which began streaming March 25, is a costume drama inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels that follows the eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family as they seek love and happiness in London high society.
Turning Red, the latest Pixar animated feature, started streaming on Disney+ March 11. It follows Mei Lee, a 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. As if changes to her interests, relationships and body aren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited, she “poofs” into a giant red panda.
TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 21 million global users. The streaming originals chart rankings are determined by streaming original TV series with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app. The movie rankings are determined streaming movies with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app.
After two weeks in the top spot, “Upload,” season two of which premiered on Amazon Prime Video March 11, fell to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart. It’s a science-fiction series set in a future in which people can upload themselves into a virtual afterlife of their choosing.
Landing at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was Netflix’s “Human Resources,” a spinoff of the animated series “Big Mouth” following the hormone monsters. It started streaming March 18.
Remaining at No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was The Adam Project, released on Netflix March 11. It’s a science-fiction action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Garner, that follows a man who travels through time and meets his younger self.
Leading up to the Academy Awards presentation March 27, Oscar-lauded Encanto rose from No. 6 to No. 3 on the streaming movies chart. The animated tale began streaming on Disney+ Christmas Eve and follows an extraordinary and magical family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia. The film was nominated for three Oscars and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended March 27:
- “Bridgerton” — Netflix (Season Premiere)
- “Upload” — Prime Video
- “Human Resources” (2022) — Netflix
- “Star Trek: Picard” — Paramount+
- “The Last Kingdom” — Netflix
- “Our Flag Means Death” — HBO Max
- “Life & Beth” — Hulu
- “Severance” — Apple TV+
- “The Dropout” — Hulu
- “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” — Prime Video
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers March 25-27:
- Turning Red — Disney+
- The Adam Project — Netflix
- Encanto — Disney+
- Deep Water — Hulu
- Dune — HBO Max
- West Side Story (2021) — HBO Max/Disney+
- Don’t Look Up — Netflix
- Jackass Forever — Paramount+
- King Richard — HBO Max
- Oliva Rodrigo: driving home 2 u — Disney+