October 4, 2022
Disney+’s “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” again topped the Whip Media chart of streaming originals among U.S. consumers for the week ended Oct. 2.
The Marvel Comics-based series, which began streaming on Disney+ in weekly episodes Aug. 18, follows a lawyer specializing in cases involving superhumans who also becomes a superhero.
Hit series “House of the Dragon” was not included in the streaming chart because it also airs on HBO linear TV in addition to streaming on HBO Max. On the linear TV plus streaming chart it would rank No. 2.
Rising from No. 5 to No. 2 on the chart was Prime Video’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” which started streaming Sept. 1. Dubbed the most-expensive TV season ever with a production budget of $715 million, the fantasy series is based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien and is set thousands of years before The Hobbit.
Dropping from No. 2 to No. 3 on the chart was Disney+’s “Andor,” the latest series from the “Star Wars” universe. A prequel to the “Star Wars” spin-off movie Rogue One, the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years leading up to the events of the film.
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. 6 to No. 4 on the chart was “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Season five of the series — based on the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood about a society that subjugates women to child-bearing slavery — began streaming on Hulu Sept. 14.
Dropping from No. 4 to No. 5 on the chart was Netflix’s “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.” The series, which premiered Sept. 21, is a fictional portrayal of the infamous Milwaukee cannibalistic psychopath who killed and sexually abused 17 men and boys from 1978 t0 1991.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 2:
- “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” — Disney+
- “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” — Prime Video
- “Andor” — Disney+
- “The Handmaid’s Tale” — Hulu
- “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” — Netflix
- “The Patient” — Hulu
- “Cobra Kai” — Netflix
- “Fate: The Winx Saga” — Netflix
- “SEAL Team” — Paramount+
- “See” — Apple TV+