Hulu’s ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ Top Rising Show, Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’ Again Top Binge on TV Time Charts

Hulu’s “Nine Perfect Strangers” was the top rising show and Netflix’s “Outer Banks” was again the top binge show on the TV Time charts the week ended Aug. 22.

“Nine Perfect Strangers,” which debuted Aug. 18, is based on the New York Times best-seller about a health and wellness resort. It stars Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy and Michael Shannon.

Taking the silver on the rising show chart was Netflix’s “The Chair,” which stars Sandra Oh as the first woman of color to become chair at a major university. It started streaming Aug. 20.

The bronze on the rising show chart went to Disney+’s “Diary of a Future President,” season two of which debuted Aug. 18. It follows Elena, a Cuban-American girl with a strong desire to become president of the United States who attends middle school and must make her way through the personal and social pressures of adolescence. The story is told through her narration as written in her diary.

Top binge “Outer Banks,” season two of which debuted July 30, follows teens on an island of haves and have-nots hunting for a legendary treasure. No. 2 on the binge chart was again the Japanese anime series “One Piece” followed by perennial binge favorite “Modern Family.”

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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. 22 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Outer Banks” (Netflix) — 2.35%
  2. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.9o%
  3. “Modern Family” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.68%
  4. “Grey’s Anatomy” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.58%
  5. “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix) — 1.48%
  6. “Modern Love” (Amazon Prime Video) — 1.22%
  7. “Valeria” (Netflix) — 1.20%
  8. “The Good Doctor” (U.S.) (ABC) — 1.15%
  9. “The Office” (U.S.) (NBC) — 1.08%
  10. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.03%


Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Aug. 22 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Nine Perfect Strangers” (Hulu) — 99.9%
  2. “The Chair” (Netflix) — 99.9%
  3. “Diary of a Future President” (Disney+) — 98.2%
  4. “Bachelor in Paradise” (U.S.) (ABC) — 98%
  5. “They Were Ten” (Salto) — 94.8%
  6. “Heels” (Starz) — 87.4%
  7. “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” (Netflix) — 76.9%
  8. “Chesapeake Shores” (Hallmark Channel) — 75.3%
  9. “Downton Abbey” (ITV) — 64.1%
  10. “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix) — 62.4%

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