January 11, 2022
Disney+’s Encanto led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies, while the Netflix series “Cobra Kai” again led the chart of top streaming originals among U.S. consumers the week ended Jan. 9.
The animated Encanto, available simultaneously in theaters, follows an extraordinary and magical family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia. It started streaming on Christmas Eve.
“Cobra Kai,” season four of which premiered New Year’s Eve, is the continuing story of the conflict between Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) decades after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament.
TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with more than 19 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 by theatrical or 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.
Dropping to No. 2 from the top spot on the streaming movies chart was Netflix’s Don’t Look Up, which began streaming Dec. 24. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep and follows astronomers on a media tour to warn the planet about an approaching comet.
Slipping from No. 2 to No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was the HBO Max retrospective Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, which started streaming Jan. 1.
Remaining at No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was the fantasy drama “The Witcher,” season two of which debuted on Netflix Dec. 17. Based on the book series, it stars Henry Cavill as the witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter.
Landing at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was Disney+’s “The Book of Boba Fett,” the latest series in the “Star Wars” universe. It started streaming Dec. 29 in weekly episodes.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Jan. 9:
- “Cobra Kai” — Netflix
- “The Witcher” — Netflix
- “The Book of Boba Fett” — Disney+
- “Queer Eye” — Netflix
- “Emily in Paris” — Netflix
- “The Expanse” — Amazon Prime Video
- “And Just Like That …” — HBO Max
- “Station Eleven” — HBO Max
- “Hawkeye” — Disney+
- “Mayor of Kingstown” — Paramount+
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers Jan. 7-9:
- Encanto — Disney+
- Don’t Look Up — Netflix
- Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts — HBO Max
- The Matrix Resurrections — HBO Max
- Red Notice — Netflix
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — Disney+
- The Tender Bar — Amazon Prime Video
- The Unforgivable — Netflix
- Ron’s Gone Wrong — Disney+
- Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard — HBO Max