April 19, 2022
The Disney+ series “Moon Knight” again led the chart of top streaming originals while Netflix’s The Adam Project led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended April 17.
“Moon Knight,” which started streaming in weekly episodes March 30, is based on the Marvel Comics. The series stars Oscar Isaac as a mild-mannered gift shop employee who finds he’s been given the powers of an Egyptian moon god.
Rising from No. 2 to the top spot on the streaming movies chart was The Adam Project, released on Netflix March 11. It’s a science-fiction action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Garner, that follows a man who travels through time and meets his younger self.
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 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 originals chart was Netflix’s reality series “The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On,” the first eight episodes of which started streaming April 6. Hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey, the series follows couples who put their love to the test while having encounters with other potential matches.
Netflix’s Shonda Rhimes series “Bridgerton,” season two of which began streaming March 25, fell from No. 2 to No. 3 on the streaming originals chart. It’s a costume romance drama inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels that follows the eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family as they seek love and happiness in London high society.
Disney-owned 20th Century’s Death on the Nile, which started streaming on both Hulu and HBO Max March 29, fell from the top spot to No. 2 on the streaming movies chart. It’s director Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1937 murder mystery novel. In addition to Branagh as detective Hercule Poirot, the film also stars Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.
Landing at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Netflix’s horror thriller Choose or Die, which started streaming April 15. In the film, tempted by a chance to win unclaimed prize money, two friends reboot a mysterious 1980s video game and step into a surreal world of next-level terror.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended April 17:
- “Moon Knight” — Disney+
- “The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On” — Netflix
- “Bridgerton” — Netflix
- “Halo” — Paramount+
- “Severance” — Apple TV+
- “Star Trek: Picard” — Paramount+
- “Elite” — Netflix
- “Minx” — HBO Max
- “Young Justice” — HBO Max
- “The Girl From Plainville” — Hulu
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers April 15-17:
- The Adam Project — Netflix
- Death on the Nile — HBO Max/Hulu
- Choose or Die — Netflix
- Turning Red — Disney+
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them — HBO Max/Peacock/Fubo TV
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — HBO Max/Peacock/Fubo TV
- Encanto — Disney+
- Metal Lords — Netflix
- Free Guy — HBO Max/Disney+
- The Bubble — Netflix