June 14, 2022
Netflix’s “Stranger Things” again topped the Whip Media chart of streaming originals, while the service’s Adam Sandler sports drama Hustle led the chart of streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended June 12.
Hustle, which debuted on the service June 3, stars Sandler as an NBA scout who discovers a raw but talented player in Spain and tries to prepare him for the NBA draft.
Season four of the Duffer Brothers’ science-fiction horror drama “Stranger Things,” part one of which started streaming May 27, follows the characters six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, the friends are separated for the first time and are navigating the complexities of high school. Meanwhile, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.
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.
Rising from No. 3 to No. 2 on the streaming originals charts was “The Boys,” season three of which started streaming on Prime Video June 3. The black comedy series, based on the comics, follows the battle against abusive superheroes.
Falling from No. 2 to No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” which started streaming on Disney+ May 27. The series, released in weekly episodes, follows the “Star Wars” Jedi 10 years after his battle with Anakin Skywalker, who becomes Darth Vader.
Falling to No. 2 from the top spot on the streaming movies chart was Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, streaming on HBO Max. It’s the latest installment in the series from J.K. Rowling about adventures in the wizarding world. It started streaming on HBO Max May 30.
The Sandra Bullock adventure The Lost City, which started streaming on Paramount+ May 10, rose from No. 4 to No. 3 on the streaming movies chart. The film, co-starring Channing Tatum, follows a reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model who gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended June 12:
- “Stranger Things” — Netflix
- “The Boys” — Prime Video
- “Obi-Wan Kenobi” — Disney+
- “Ms. Marvel” — Disney+ (Series Premiere)
- “The Orville” — Hulu
- “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” — Paramount+
- “Ozark” — Netflix
- “First Kill” — Netflix (Series Premiere)
- “Hacks” (2021) — HBO Max
- “Love, Death & Robots” — Netflix
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers June 10-12:
- Hustle — Netflix
- Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore — HBO Max
- The Lost City — Paramount+
- Top Gun (1986)— Prime Video/Paramount+
- Interceptor — Netflix
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — Paramount+
- The Northman — Peacock
- Senior Year — Netflix
- Jurassic Park — HBO Max
- The Batman — HBO Max