‘Control Z’ Top Rising Show, ‘Outer Banks’ Again Top Binge on TV Time Charts

Teens ruled on the TV Time charts for the week ended Aug. 8 with Netflix’s “Control Z” the top rising show and the service’s “Outer Banks” again the top binge show.

The Mexican teen drama “Control Z,” season two of which hit screens Aug. 4, follows a teen on the trail of a hacker who is revealing students’ secrets. The series also came in at No. 4 on the binge chart.

“Outer Banks,” season two of which debuted July 30, follows teens on an island of haves and have-nots hunting for a legendary treasure.

Taking the silver on the rising show chart was “Marvel Studios: Legends,” which revisits characters, moments and objects from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Season two of the series debuted on Disney+ Aug. 4.

No. 2 on the binge chart was the Japanese anime series “One Piece.”

Coming in at No. 3 on the binge chart was the coming-of-age comedy “Never Have I Ever,” season two of which debuted July 15. Created by executive producer Mindy Kaling, it continues to follow Indian-American teenager Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), who deals with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships.

Taking the bronze on the rising show chart was “Cruel Summer,” a dramatic thriller about two teenage girls and the repercussions when one is kidnapped and the other seemingly takes her place.

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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by almost 1 million consumers every day, according to the service. The weekly “Binge Report” ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the app in a given day. The “Shows on the Rise” chart is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program. The network displayed is the network where the show first aired (e.g. “Friends” on NBC).

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Top Binge Shows Week Ended Aug. 8 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Outer Banks” (Netflix) — 6.30%
  2. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.92%
  3. “Never Have I Ever” (Netflix) — 1.75%
  4. “Control Z” (Netflix) — 1.73%
  5. “Modern Family” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.56%
  6. “Grey’s Anatomy” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.53%
  7. “Atypical” (Netflix) — 1.44%
  8. “The Good Doctor” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.18%
  9. “Elite” (Netflix) — 1.09%
  10. “How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)” (Netflix) — 1.08%


Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Aug. 8 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Control Z” (Netflix) — 97.5%
  2. “Marvel Studios: Legends” (Disney+) — 90.2
  3. “Cruel Summer” (Freeform) — 87.6%
  4. “Genera+ion” (HBO Max) — 49.1%
  5. “Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star” (BBC Three) — 45.4%
  6. “Blindspot” (NBC) — 44.9%
  7. “Run BTS!” (VLIVE) — 35.4%
  8. “The White Lotus” (HBO) — 27.5%
  9. “Money Heist” (Netflix) — 25.8%
  10. “Outer Banks” (Netflix) — 20.6%

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