December 9, 2019
The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained at No. 1 on not only Parrot Analytics’ digital exclusives rankings the week ended Dec. 7, but also the data firm’s overall list of TV series from any platform, including broadcast and cable.
A “digital exclusive” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.
For the week, “The Mandalorian” registered 118.9 million average daily Demand Expressions, the proprietary metric used by Parrot Analytics to measure global demand for TV content. That was down 10% in expressions compared with the previous week.
DC Universe’s “Titans” stayed at No. 2 on the digital exclusives chart, with expressions down 13% to 74.7 million. The finale of the second season was released Nov. 29.
Netflix’s “Stranger Things” remained No. 3, registering 73.8 million expressions, down 3.4% from the previous week.
Netflix’s “The Crown” remained at No. 4 on the exclusives chart, with expressions down 21.2% to 37.5 million.
Another Netflix series, “Lucifer,” stayed at No. 5, its expressions down 7.7% to 29.1 million.
Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” jumped up from No. 57 to No. 6, with expressions up 126.4% to 27.7 million. The third season of the Award-winning series was released Dec. 6.
The first Apple TV+ series to join the digital originals top 10 was “See” at No. 7, from No. 11 the previous week. Expressions were up 4.8% to 27.6 million.
DC Universe’s animated “Harley Quinn” placed at No. 9 after premiering Nov. 29, up from No. 47. Expressions rose 97.9% to 27.4 million.
The Demand Expressions metric draws from a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites.
Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital exclusive original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures global demand for TV content through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites.