Nielsen: ‘Manifest,’ ‘Downton Abbey’ Re-Runs Hit Streaming Home Run

Network television re-runs continue to generate audiences on streaming channels. Former NBC prime time series “Manifest” dominated weekly streaming on Netflix across household televisions for the week ended June 20. The show’s 29 episodes generated a whopping 2.49 billion minutes — outdistancing 50 episodes of “Downton Abbey” with 1.25 billion minutes, also on Netflix.

Together, the two series easily surpassed six high-profile original newcomers, including “Loki” with 886 million minutes on Disney+; Netflix’s “Lucifer” (703 million across 83 episodes) and “Sweet Tooth” (626 million across eight episodes); Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” (505 million across 46 episodes); Netflix’s “Workin’ Moms” (418 million across 57 episodes); and French-language “Lupin” (363 million across 9 episodes).

Among top-streamed movies, Disney’s Luca scored a strong 1.57 billion minutes, easily topping Netflix’s Fatherhood (877 million minutes) and Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon (576 million) combined.

Source: Nielsen SVOD Content Ratings (Amazon Prime, Disney+, Hulu, and Netflix), Nielsen National TV Panel, U.S. Viewing through Television.

 

Acquired Series:

Rank

SVOD Provider

Program Name

No. of Episodes

Minutes Streamed
(Millions)

1 NETFLIX MANIFEST 29 2,490
2 NETFLIX DOWNTON ABBEY 50 1,250
3 NETFLIX COCOMELON 12 776
4 NETFLIX GREYS ANATOMY 375 671
5 NETFLIX CRIMINAL MINDS 311 567
6 NETFLIX NCIS 353 562
7 NETFLIX L.A.S FINEST 26 467
8 NETFLIX HEARTLAND 178 443
9 NETFLIX SUPERNATURAL 328 364
10 NETFLIX GILMORE GIRLS 153 289

Original Movies:

Rank

SVOD Provider

Program Name

Number

Minutes Streamed
(Millions)

1 DISNEY+ LUCA (2021) 1 1,570
2 NETFLIX FATHERHOOD (2021) 1 877
3 DISNEY+ RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON 1 576
4 NETFLIX WISH DRAGON (2021) 1 530
5 NETFLIX HOME (2015) 1 186
6 DISNEY+ MOANA 1 166
7 NETFLIX THE DEVIL BELOW 1 146
8 DISNEY+ CRUELLA 1 118
9 NETFLIX THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES 1 116
10 NETFLIX DOG GONE TROUBLE 1 106

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