January 4, 2022
Netflix’s Don’t Look Up led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies, while the Netflix series “Cobra Kai” led the chart of top streaming originals among U.S. consumers the week ended Jan. 2.
Don’t Look Up, which began streaming Dec. 24, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep and follows astronomers on a media tour to warn the planet about an approaching comet.
“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.
Taking the silver 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. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Disney+’s latest animated feature Encanto, available simultaneously in theaters. The film, about an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, started streaming on Christmas Eve.
Falling from the top spot to 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.
Remaining at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “Emily in Paris,” season two of which debuted on Netflix Dec. 22. It stars Lily Collins as an American in Paris.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Jan. 2:
- “Cobra Kai” — Netflix (Season Premiere)
- “The Witcher” — Netflix
- “Emily in Paris” — Netflix
- “Hawkeye” — Disney+
- “The Book of Boba Fett” — Disney+ (Series Premiere)
- “The Wheel of Time” — Prime Video
- “Star Trek: Discovery” — Paramount+
- “Queer Eye” — Netflix (Season Premiere)
- “The Expanse” — Prime Video
- “1883” — Paramount+
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers Dec. 31-Jan. 2:
- Don’t Look Up — Netflix
- Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts — HBO Max
- Encanto — Disney+
- The Matrix Resurrections — HBO Max
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — Disney+
- Death to 2021 — Netflix
- The Unforgivable — Netflix
- Red Notice — Netflix
- Black Widow — Disney+
- Ron’s Gone Wrong — Disney+