June 22, 2022
Prime Video’s “The Boys” topped the Whip Media chart of streaming originals, while Netflix’s Spiderhead led the chart of streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended June 19.
The sci-fi thriller Spiderhead, which started streaming on Netflix June 17, stars Chris Hemsworth as a researcher experimenting on prisoner volunteers aiming to reduce their sentence. It’s based on the book Escape From Spiderhead.
Rising from No. 2 to the top spot on the streaming originals charts, “The Boys” is a black comedy series, based on the comics, that follows the battle against abusive superheroes. Season three started streaming on Prime Video June 3.
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.
Falling from the top spot to No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was Hustle, which debuted on Netflix June 3. It stars Adam Sandler as an NBA scout who discovers a raw but talented player in Spain and tries to prepare him for the NBA draft.
The Sandra Bullock adventure The Lost City, which started streaming on Paramount+ May 10, remained at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart. The film, co-starring Channing Tatum, follows a reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model who gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.
Rising from No. 3 to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” which started streaming on Disney+ May 27. The series, released in weekly episodes, follows the “Star Wars” Jedi 10 years after his battle with Anakin Skywalker, who becomes Darth Vader.
Falling from the top spot to No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” Season four of the Duffer Brothers’ science-fiction horror drama, part one of which started streaming May 27, follows the characters six months since the Battle of Starcourt. Struggling with the aftermath, the friends are separated for the first time and are navigating the complexities of high school. Meanwhile, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended June 19:
- “The Boys” — Prime Video
- “Obi-Wan Kenobi” — Disney+
- “Stranger Things” — Netflix
- “Ms. Marvel” — Disney+
- “Love, Victor” — Hulu (Season Premiere)
- “The Orville” — Hulu
- “First Kill” — Netflix
- “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” — Paramount+
- “The Summer I Turned Pretty” — Prime Video (Series Premiere)
- “Ozark” — Netflix
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers June 17-19:
- Spiderhead — Netflix
- Hustle — Netflix
- The Lost City — Paramount+
- Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore — HBO Max
- Father of the Bride (2022) — HBO Max
- Top Gun (1986)— Prime Video/Paramount+
- The Batman — HBO Max
- Jerry & Marge Go Large — Paramount+
- The Northman — Peacock
- Ghostbusters: Afterlife — Starz