‘Stranger Things’ Keeps Top Spot on Parrot’s Demand Chart; ‘Resident Evil’ Joins Top 10

Netflix’s supernatural thriller “Stranger Things” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. rankings the week ended July 22, as well as Parrot’s list of overall TV shows. The series had a 21.7% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, giving it 194.9 times the demand of an average series.

The Amazon Prime Video superhero series “The Boys” remained No. 2 on the digital originals chart. It had a 22.2% rise in demand expressions to give it 51.1 times average demand. “The Boys” was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of overall TV series.

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” rose a spot to No. 3 with 35.5 times average demand after a 0.7% rise in demand expressions.

Up a spot to No. 4 was Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.” It had 32.1 times average demand after a 3.7% 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, rose two spots to No. 5. The show had 28.6 times average demand after a 6.5% drop in demand expressions.

No. 9 was Netflix’s “Resident Evil,” a new adaptation of the video game franchise. The series had a 255.3% spike in demand expressions after being released July 14, pushing it into the top 10 from No. 156 a week earlier. It had 25.7 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 top non-streaming overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” at No. 2 with 79.2 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.

 

‘Mandalorian’ Tops Parrot Analytics’ TV Demand Charts for 2nd Week

The Disney+ “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained at No. 1 on not only Parrot Analytics’ digital exclusives rankings the week ended Nov. 30, but also the data firm’s overall list of TV series from any platform, including broadcast and cable.

A “digital exclusive,” previously known as a “digital original,” is 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+.

For the week, “The Mandalorian” registered 132.3 million average daily Demand Expressions, the proprietary metric used by Parrot Analytics to measure global demand for TV content. That was up 31.9% in expressions compared with the previous week, when it had 100.3 million expressions.

DC Universe’s “Titans” rose a spot to No. 2 on the digital exclusives chart, with expressions up 20.6% to 85.9 million. The finale of the second season was released Nov. 29.

Netflix’s “Stranger Things” dropped to No. 3, registering 76.3 million expressions, down 6% from the previous week.

Netflix’s “The Crown” remained at No. 4 on the exclusives chart, with expressions up 14.2% to 47.6 million.

Another Netflix series, “Lucifer,” climbed a spot to No. 5, its expressions up 6.7% to 31.6 million.

Netflix’s “The Dragon Prince” jumped up from No. 57 to No. 6, with expressions up 158.3% to 31.1 million. The third season of the animated series was released Nov. 22.

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The Demand Expressions metric draws from 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.

Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital exclusive original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s  proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures global demand for TV content 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.