Nielsen: Netflix’s ‘Virgin River,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Again Dominate Household Streaming Through July 31

Netflix’s Canadian romantic drama “Virgin River” again topped all content streamed across household televisions for the week ended July 31, according to new data from Nielsen.  The series generated more than 2.39 billion minutes across 42 episodes to best the streamer’s longtime chart topper, “Stranger Things” with more than 1.83 billion minutes across 34 episodes.

The weekly tallies for the two programs were down about 9% and 16%, respectively, from the previous-week period.

Netflix again dominated Nielsen’s chart, accounting for all of the Top 10 streamed content, including top movie: The Gray Man, which generated 1.3 billion minutes consumed to best all movies for the week and finish in the top three overall.

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Rank SVOD Provider Program Name No. of Episodes Minutes Streamed (Millions)
1 Netflix Virgin River 42 2,397
2 Netflix Stranger Things 34 1,835
3 Netflix The Gray Man (2022) 1 1,362
4 Netflix Keep Breathing 6 730
5 Netflix Cocomelon 18 696
6 Netflix Grey’s Anatomy 396 656
7 Netflix NCIS 354 649
8 Netflix The Most Hated Man on the Internet 3 546
9 Netflix Purple Hearts (2022) 1 508
10 Netflix Sing 2 1 471

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

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