‘Stranger Things’ Remains Atop Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart as Fourth Season Looms

Netflix’s supernatural thriller “Stranger Things” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended May 20. The series had a 22.5% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 61.6 times the demand of an average series. Netflix May 20 released a preview of the first half of the fourth season, which arrives May 27. “Stranger Things” was No. 2 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained No. 2 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 35.7 times average demand after a 1.8% rise in demand expressions.

HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century, rose a spot to No. 3. The show had 34.2 times average demand after a 1% drop in demand expressions.

The Paramount+ sci-fi series “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” slipped a spot to No. 4, with demand expressions down 2.2% to give it 34.1 times average demand.

The Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight” remained No. 5 with 31.6 times average demand after an 8.7% dip in demand expressions.

The Amazon Prime Video superhero series “The Boys” rose to No. 6 on the digital originals chart, from No. 31 the previous week, after the release of a trailer for the upcoming third season, which begins June 3. The 71.8% spike in demand expressions gave it 30.1 times average demand.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 70.8 times average demand.

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‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Jumps to No. 3 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart; ‘Stranger Things’ Still No. 1

The highly anticipated new Paramount+ series “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” jumped onto the Parrot Analytics top 10 digital originals U.S. rankings for the first time the week ended May 13, at No. 3. The new “Star Trek” series, a spinoff of “Star Trek: Discovery” about the adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise under Capt. Pike (Anson Mount) — which had been the premise of the original “Star Trek” pilot rejected by NBC back in the 1960s — was No. 26 the week before. The show premiered May 5 and subsequently saw a 92.4% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 35.1 times the demand of an average series.

The No. 1 show on Parrot’s digital originals chart was again Netflix’s supernatural thriller “Stranger Things,” which had a 4.5% drop in demand expressions and 50.6 times the demand of an average series. “Stranger Things” was No. 4 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained No. 2 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 35.3 times average demand after 4.7% drop in demand expressions.

HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century, slipped a spot to No. 4. The show had 34.84 times average demand after a 4.9% drop in demand expressions.

The Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight” was down to No. 5 with 34.79 times average demand after a 0.9% drop in demand expressions. The limited series presented its finale May 4.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 71.3 times average demand.

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‘Stranger Things’ Continues to Top Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s supernatural thriller “Stranger Things” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended May 6. The series had a 0.3% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 53 times the demand of an average series. “Stranger Things” was No. 2 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” rose three spots to No. 2 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 37.1 times average demand after an 8.2% rise in demand expressions. It might have gotten a push from the “May the 4th” marketing initiative known as “Star Wars Day.” Similarly, “The Book of Boba Fett” rose four spots to No. 9 with a 12.7% rise in demand expressions and 26.7 times average demand.

That pushed HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century, down to No. 3. The show had 36.6 times average demand after a 3.8% drop in demand expressions.

The Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight” remained No. 4 with 35.1 times average demand after a 2% rise in demand expressions. The limited series presented its finale May 4.

Netflix’s “Ozark” climbed seven spots to No. 5. The availability of the show’s final batch of episodes April 29 gave it 34.9 times average demand after a 45.4% rise in demand expressions.

The Paramount+ sci-fi series “Star Trek: Picard” had its second-season finale become available May 5, though an 11.5% bump in demand expressions wasn’t enough to push it past No. 6 on the originals chart, holding its rank from the previous week with 33.1 times average demand.

The Disney+ Marvel series “WandaVision” climbed back into the top 10 at No. 8, up from No. 16 the week before, with a 20.6% rise in demand expressions and 27.7 times average demand as audiences got a revisited the show in preparation for the theatrical release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which partly serves as a sequel to the series.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 73.8 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Stranger Things’ Remains No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s period drama “Stranger Things” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended April 22. The series had a 21.3% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 56.9 times the demand of an average series. “Stranger Things” was No. 2 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

Moving back up to No. 2 was HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century. The show had 39.5 times average demand after a 0.9% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Bridgerton” dropped back down to No. 3, with 36.9 times average demand after a 6.5% dip in demand expressions.

The Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight” remained No. 4 with 34.7 times average demand after a 1.1% rise in demand expressions.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” stayed No. 5 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 34.5 times average demand after a 2.1% rise in demand expressions.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 65.1 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Stranger Things’ Takes Top Spot on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s sci-fi series “Stranger Things” led Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended April 15.

The series posted a 32% jump in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 46.8 times the demand of an average series. “Stranger Things,” which was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows for the week, got a push from Netflix’s April 12 drop of a new trailer for its fourth season.

Dropping to No. 2 on the chart was Netflix’s period drama “Bridgerton,” with 39.5 times the demand of an average series, a drop of 15% in demand expressions. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels, the series follows the eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family as they seek love and happiness in London high society.

Falling from No. 2 to No. 3 on the digital originals chart was HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century. The show posted 39.1 times the demand of the average series, a drop of 1%.

Disney+’s latest Marvel series “Moon Knight” tallied 34.2 times the demand of the average series to take the fourth spot on the originals chart, a 1% jump in demand expressions.

Meanwhile, Disney+’s “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” dropped from No. 4 to No. 5 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 33.8 times the demand of the average series after a 2% drop in demand expressions.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 60.2 times the demand of an average show.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Bridgerton’ Remains No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s period drama “Bridgerton” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended April 8. The series had a 0.2% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, pushing it to 46.8 times the demand of an average series. “Bridgerton” was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

The top five digital originals remained unchanged from the previous week.

Holding onto the No. 2 spot on the digital originals chart was HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century. The show had 39.7 times average demand after another 1.7% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Stranger Things” was No. 3 again, with 35.6 times average demand after a 4.5% dip in demand expressions.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” stayed No. 4 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 34.7 times average demand after a 0.2% rise in demand expressions.

The Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard” was again No. 5 after a 7.7% rise in demand expressions, giving it 34.5 times average demand.

The Disney+ Marvel series “Moon Knight” jumped into the digital originals top 10 at No. 6, up from No. 14 a week earlier. It had 34 times average demand after a 65.3% rise in demand expressions after premiering March 30.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 67.4 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Bridgerton’ Storms to No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s period drama “Bridgerton” jumped into the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended April 1. The second season debuted March 25, giving the series a 108.7% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, and pushing it to 47.3 times the demand of an average series. “Bridgerton” was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of overall TV shows.

Rising a spot to No. 2 on the digital originals chart was HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century. The show had 39.4 times average demand after another 14.9% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Stranger Things” continued to loiter in the top 10, though it dropped to No. 3 after a stint in the top spot the previous week. It had 37.6 times average demand after another 3.5% rise in demand expressions.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” dropped to No. 4 on the digital originals chart, grabbing 35 times average demand after a 1.6% dip in demand expressions.

The Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard” slid to No. 5 after a 1.3% rise in demand expressions, giving it 32.3 times average demand.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 66.2 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Stranger Things’ Back at No. 1 on Parrot Originals Chart, Pushing ‘Mandalorian’ to No. 2

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” climbed back to No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended March 25. Revelations of new images from the upcoming fourth season pushed the series to 36.2 times the demand of an average series after a 7.6% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” dropped to No. 2 on the digital originals chart after seven weeks in the top spot. It had 35.4 times average demand after a 3.2% dip in demand expressions.

Rising eight spots to No. 3 on the digital originals chart was HBO Max’s “Our Flag Means Death,” a comedy about a wealthy British fop who decides to become a pirate captain in the 18th century. The show had 34.2 times average demand after a 32.6% rise in demand expressions as the first season of 10 episodes wrapped up March 24.

The Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard” remained No. 4 after a 3.2% dip in demand expressions, giving it 31.8 times average demand.

Netflix’s “The Witcher” rose four spots to No. 5, getting an 8.6% bump in demand expressions after the announcement during the week that a new “Witcher” video game is in development. The show had 30.1 times average demand.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 64.5 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Mandalorian’ Tops Parrot Digital Originals Chart for Seventh Week; ‘Mrs. Maisel’ No. 2

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained No. 1 for a seventh week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended March 18. The series hasn’t aired a new episode in more than a year, but still had 36.6 times the demand of an average series after a 3.4% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. The reporting week ended with news that popular actor and sci-fi veteran Christopher Lloyd would be joining the show’s cast in the third season.

Rising four spots to No. 2 on the digital originals chart for the week was the Amazon Prime Video comedy “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” It had 33.7 times average demand and a 17.9% jump in demand expressions following the finale of its fourth season March 11.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 33.6 times average demand after an 0.8% rise in demand expressions.

The Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped two spots to No. 4 after a 3% dip in demand expressions, giving it 32.8 times average demand. There was much curiosity over whether the show could rebound from a first season considered disappointing by many fans, and the decline in demand after the first episode of season two might indicate fans aren’t fully on board with the show’s time travel pivot.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Book of Boba Fett” dropped a spot to No. 5 on the digital originals chart. It had 28.7 times the demand of an average series following a 6.5% drop in demand expressions. 

Netflix’s “The Last Kingdom” saw a 45.2% surge in demand expressions during the week to bring it to No. 8, up from No. 24 a week earlier. The show’s fifth and final season bowed on Netflix March 9. It had 27.8 times average demand as Netflix announced that the final season will pave the way for a spin-off movie.

Amazon Prime Video’s “The Boys” also re-entered the top 10, up nine spots to No. 10, with a 31.6% increase in demand expressions after the March 12 release of the trailer for its third season that starts June 3. An animated spin-off series of shorts called “The Boys Presents: Diabolical” debuted on Amazon Prime March 4, which likely also contributed to the rise in demand. “The Boys” was 27.3 times more in demand than the average series in the U.S.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 67.7 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

‘Picard’ Up to No. 2 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart, Though ‘Mandalorian’ Remains No. 1

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained No. 1 for a sixth week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended March 11. The series hasn’t aired a new episode in more than a year, but still had 37.5 times the demand of an average series after a 3.7% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity.

Rising to No. 2 on the digital originals chart for the week, up nine spots from No. 11 a week earlier, was the Paramount+ original series “Star Trek: Picard.” It had 33.5 times average demand and a 35.7% jump in demand expressions following the premiere of its second season March 3. The new season features longtime “Star Trek” nemesis Q and a time travel scenario involving the characters existing in an evil version of the Federation.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” slipped to No. 3 on the digital originals chart. It had 33 times average demand after an 13.3% dip in demand expressions.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Book of Boba Fett” dropped a spot to No. 4 on the digital originals chart. It had 30.4 times the demand of an average series following a 12.3% drop in demand expressions. 

Netflix’s video-game inspired fantasy series “The Witcher” remained No. 5 with 28.6 times average demand after a 1.8% dip in demand expressions.

The Hulu limited series “Pam & Tommy” climbed two spots to No. 10 with 24.9 times average demand and a 3.4% rise in demand expressions. The series, which tells the story of the brief 1990s courtship and marriage of Tommy Lee and Pam Anderson, and the sex tape it spawned, had its finale released March 9.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 68.1 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.