‘Ratched’ Top Rising Show, ‘Lucifer’ Again Top Binge on TV Time Charts

Netflix’s “Ratched” was the top rising show, while the service’s “Lucifer” was again the top binge on the TV Time charts for the week ended Sept. 20.

Inspired by the iconic nurse in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, “Ratched” is a suspenseful drama series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson). The series debuted on Netflix Sept. 18. It also came in at No. 6 on the binge chart.

Taking the silver on the rising show chart was “Des,” a British drama miniseries from ITV based on the 1983 arrest of Scottish serial killer Dennis Nilsen while coming in at No. 3 was Netflix’s “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous.” The animated adventure series based on the movies hit screens Sept. 18.

Season five of top binge “Lucifer” hit Netflix Aug. 21. The fantasy series follows Lucifer’s exploits on Earth. No. 2 on the binge chart was another series from Netflix, “Baby,” about two wealthy teen girls from Rome who are drawn to the city’s underworld and start leading double lives. “Baby” also came in at No. 7 on the binge chart.

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TV Time is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by more than 1 million consumers every day, according to the service. The weekly “Binge Report” ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the app in a given day. The “Shows on the Rise” chart is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program. The network displayed is the network where the show first aired (e.g. “Friends” on NBC).

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Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Sept. 20 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Ratched” (Netflix) — 100%
  2. “Des” (ITV) — 99.9%
  3. “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” (Netflix) — 99.9%
  4. “We Are Who We Are” (HBO) — 99.8%
  5. “The Third Day” (Sky Atlantic UK) — 99.8%
  6. “Close Enough” (HBO Max) — 98.3%
  7. “Baby” (Netflix) — 97.7%
  8. “Clem” (TF1) — 95%
  9. “Criminal: United Kingdom” (Netflix) — 94%
  10. “PEN15” (Hulu) — 93.4%


 Top Binge Shows Week Ended Sept. 20 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Lucifer” (Netflix) — 3.14%
  2. “Baby” (Netflix) — 2.99%
  3. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 2.09%
  4. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.64%
  5. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.60%
  6. “Ratched” (Netflix) — 1.59%
  7. “The Boys” (Amazon) — 1.54%
  8. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.43%
  9. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.28%
  10. “The Umbrella Academy” (Netflix) — 1.27%

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