‘How I Met Your Father,’ ‘You People’ Top Weekly Whip U.S. Streaming Charts
January 31, 2023
Hulu’s “How I Met Your Father” led the Whip Media chart of streaming originals, while You People, streaming on Netflix, led the Whip Media chart of streaming movies among U.S. consumers for the week ended Jan. 29.
Season two of “How I Met Your Father,” starring Hilary Duff, debuted on Hulu Jan. 24. In the series mirroring the setup of CBS’s“How I Met Your Mother” (2005-14), Sophie in the near future is telling her son the story of how she met his father, a story that catapults viewers back to the present where Sophie and her group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options.
You People is a romantic comedy directed and co-written (with Jonah Hill) by Kenya Barris (“black-ish”). In the film — starring Hill, Lauren London, David Duchovny, Nia Long, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Eddie Murphy — a new couple and their families reckon with modern love amid culture clashes, societal expectations and generational differences. It started streaming Jan. 27.
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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 from 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.
Landing at No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was Paramount+’s Teen Wolf: The Movie, which debuted Jan. 26. The supernatural thriller teen drama follows werewolf Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) as he protects his California town from a new threat.
Debuting at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Shotgun Wedding, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel. It started streaming on Prime Video Jan. 27.
Falling from the top spot to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was Paramount+’s “Criminal Minds: Evolution,” which continues and expands upon the 2005-20 CBS series “Criminal Minds” for streaming audiences. It has just been renewed for a second season. In the current season, the FBI’s elite team of criminal profilers comes up against their greatest threat yet, an UnSub who has used the pandemic to build a network of other serial killers. Original cast members reprising their roles include Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez and Paget Brewster.
Remaining at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,” season two of which premiered on Disney+ Jan. 4. It’s a sequel to and spin-off of the series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Jan. 29:
- “How I Met Your Father” — Hulu (Season Premiere)
- “Criminal Minds: Evolution” — Paramount+
- “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” — Disney+
- “That ’90s Show” — Netflix
- “National Treasure: Edge of History” — Disney+
- “Mayor of Kingstown” — Paramount+
- “Poker Face” (2023) — Peacock (Series Premiere)
- “Servant” — Apple TV+
- “The Legend of Vox Machina” — Prime Media
- “Gossip Girl” (2021) — HBO Max
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers Jan. 27-29:
- You People — Netflix
- Teen Wolf: The Movie — Paramount+
- Shotgun Wedding — Prime Video
- The Menu — HBO Max
- Glass Onion — Netflix
- Everything Everywhere All at Once — Showtime
- The Banshees of Inisherin — HBO Max
- Violent Night — Peacock
- Top Gun: Maverick — Paramount+
- Bullet Train — Netflix