September 28, 2021
Netflix’s “Sex Education” led the TV Time chart of top streaming originals and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings the TV Time chart of top movies among U.S. consumers for the week ended Sept. 26.
The British dramedy “Sex Education” follows a socially awkward teen who lives with his sex therapist mom and offers sex advice to his peers. Season three started streaming Sept. 17.
The latest Marvel feature Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is only showing in theaters and has earned nearly $200 million at the box office domestically.
The charts replace TV Time’s weekly binge and rising show charts.
TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 18 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.
“Lucifer,” the sixth and final season of which debuted on Netflix Sept. 10, fell to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart. It follows Lucifer’s exploits on Earth.
Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso,” which garnered four Emmys Sept. 19 including Outstanding Comedy Series, remained at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart. Jason Sudeikis won an Emmy for Lead Actor, Hannah Waddingham for Supporting Actress, and Brett Goldstein for Outstanding Supporting Actor in the series, season two of which began streaming July 23.
At No. 2 on the movies chart was 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds as a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game.
Malignant, which debuted in theaters and on HBO Max Sept. 10, fell from No. 1 to No. 3. It’s a possession thriller from director James Wan (The Conjuring, Insidious).
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Sept. 26:
- “Sex Education” — Netflix
- “Lucifer” — Netflix
- “Ted Lasso” — Apple TV+
- “What If …” — Disney+
- “Star Wars: Visions” — Disney+ (Season Premiere)
- “The Circle” (U.S.) — Netflix
- “Only Murders in the Building” — Hulu
- “Squid Game” — Netflix
- “Titans” (2018) — HBO Max
- “Nine Perfect Strangers” — Hulu
Top Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Sept. 26:
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — Disney
- Free Guy — 20th Century Studios
- Malignant — Warner Bros.
- Kate — Netflix
- Black Widow — Disney
- Candyman — MGM
- Old — Universal
- Cruella — Disney
- The Suicide Squad — Warner Bros.
- Cinderella — Amazon Prime Video