‘Stranger Things’ Inches Back to No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” returned to the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended May 1. It had 42.5 times the demand of an average series after a 1.1% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The show hasn’t bowed a new episode since the release of season three almost two years ago, and season four might not arrive until 2022.

The Disney+ original Marvel Cinematic Universe series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” dropped to No. 2 after two weeks on top. It had a 2.5% drop in demand expressions, giving it 42.4 times the demand of an average series. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Another Disney+ series, “WandaVision,” remained No. 3, registering another 5.1% drop in demand expressions, giving it 37.3 times average demand. It was No. 9 on the list of overall TV shows.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” which held steady at No. 4, garnering 33.6 times the demand of the average show after a 4.4% dip in demand expressions.

Moving up three spots to No. 5 was Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which had a 25.8% rise in demand expressions after the first three episodes of season four arrived a day early, on April 27. It had 31.9 times average demand.

The biggest jump into the top 10 was Netflix’s “Shadow and Bone,” which premiered April 23. The fantasy series had a 95.6% rise in demand expressions to bring it to No. 8 with 25.9 times average demand. It had been No. 31 the week before.

Also making a move into the top 10, up two spots from the previous week, was the Apple TV+ alternate history series “For All Mankind,” which ended its second season April 23 with a harrowing episode that featured a tease for the third season. Demand expressions were up 2.1% to give it 23.2 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 66.3 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.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Remains No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

The Disney+ original Marvel Cinematic Universe series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” spent a second week at No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended April 24. The week of the show’s finale saw a 0.1% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, giving it 43.3 times the demand of an average series. It was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The top seven digital originals remained the same and in the same positions as the previous week.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” was No. 2, reaching 42 times average demand after a 3.7% rise in demand expressions. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows. The slight rise in expressions may be due to star Finn Wolfhard suggesting season four might not be released until 2022.

The Disney+ series “WandaVision,” which ended in early March, was No. 3, registering another 0.6% drop in demand expressions, giving it 39.2 times average demand. It was No. 8 on the list of overall TV shows.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” which held steady at No. 4, garnering 35.1 times the demand of the average show after a 4.2% dip in demand expressions.

Rounding out the top five for the fifth week was Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” with 28.9 times average demand and a 4.7% drop in demand expressions.

No. 6 was the Disney+ animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” while No. 7 was Netflix’s “The Crown.”

Moving up three spots to No. 8 was Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which had a 13.7% rise in demand expressions as audiences anticipate the April 28 premiere of season four.

Meanwhile, climbing from No. 18 the previous week to No. 9 was the Apple TV+ sports comedy “Ted Lasso, ” which rose 30.3% in demand expressions thanks to a trailer for the show’s second season that bows in July.

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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 64.8 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.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Finally Hits No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

The Disney+ original Marvel Cinematic Universe series “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” finally reached No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended April 17. The week of the release of its fifth episode, the show had a modest 0.6% gain in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity, giving it 43.3 times the demand of an average series. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows. The fifth episode had a noteworthy cameo, and the show should maintain some buzz heading into its sixth and final episode.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” dropped a spot to No. 2, reaching 40.3 times average demand after a 1.9% drop in demand expressions. It was No. 8 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, slipped to No. 3 after another 2.5% drop in demand expressions, giving it 39.3 times average demand. It was No. 9 on the list of overall TV shows.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” which held steady at No. 4, garnering 36.5 times the demand of the average show after a 1.4% dip in demand expressions.

Rounding out the top five for the fourth week was Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” with 30.2 times average demand and a 3.7% rise in demand expressions.

The death of Prince Philip gave some attention to Netflix’s “The Crown,” which moved up three spots to No. 7 with a 13.9% rise in demand expressions.

HBO Max’s animated “Harley Quinn” series climbed back into the top 10, up four spots to No. 10 thanks to a 6.3% 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 64.4 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.

‘Stranger Things’ Moves Past ‘WandaVision’ to Return to Top Spot on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand Chart

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” returned to the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended April 10. It had 41.5 times the demand of an average series after a 10.3% spike in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The surge follows stars David Harbour and Millie Bobby Brown teasing spoilers for the upcoming season on Instagram live.

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, slipped to No. 2 after six weeks in the top spot. A month after its finale it dropped 0.6% in demand expressions to grab 40.7 times average demand. It was No. 7 on the list of overall TV shows.

That pushed the second Disney+ Marvel original series, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” down a spot to No. 3 on the digital originals chart after a modest 1% gain in demand expressions the week of its fourth episode (of six total). It had 39.6 times average demand and was No. 10 on the list of overall TV show demand.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” which held steady at No. 4, garnering 37.3 times the demand of the average show after a 1.9% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” slipped to No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 37.5 times average demand and a 5% drop in demand expressions.

Rounding out the top five for the third week was Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” with 29.4 times average demand and a 6.7% 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 “Attack on Titan,” with 67.5 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.

‘WandaVision,’ ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Give Marvel Top Two Spots on Parrot’s Digital Originals Demand List

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, remained No. 1 for a sixth consecutive week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended April 3. It had 40.8 times the demand of an average series after a 3.9% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Meanwhile, the second Disney+ Marvel original series, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” jumped two spots to No. 2 on the digital originals chart after a 13.9% spike in demand expressions to give it 39.1 times average demand. It was No. 10 on the list of overall TV show demand.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” though it dropped a spot from the week before, to No. 4, garnering 36.5 times the demand of the average show after another 0.35% dip in demand expressions.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” slipped to No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 37.5 times average demand and a 5% drop in demand expressions.

Rounding out the top five for the second week was Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” with 31.4 times average demand and a 0.2% drop in demand expressions.

With the animated “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” at No. 6, Disney+ had four shows in the top 10 digital originals, while Netflix had five, including “Lucifer” at No. 7, “The Witcher” at No. 9 and “The Crown” at No. 10.

The top 10 original not from one of those two streamers was HBO Max’s “Titans” at No. 8.

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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 66.3 times average demand.

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‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Jumps Up Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart, but ‘WandaVision’ Leads for Fifth Week

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, remained No. 1 for a fifth consecutive week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended March 27. It had 42.3 times the demand of an average series after a 5.8% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 8 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Meanwhile, the second Disney+ Marvel original series, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” jumped up to No. 4 on the digital originals chart after an 80% spike in demand expressions to give it 34.2 times average demand. The show, an extension of the “Captain America” side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, bowed its first of six weekly episodes March 19, just two weeks following the conclusion of “WandaVision.” It had been No. 13 the previous week.

Disney+ had a third show in the top five digital originals with the live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian,” though it dropped a spot from the week before, to No. 3, garnering 36.6 times the demand of the average show after another 1.3% dip in demand expressions.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” moved up to No. 2 on the digital originals chart with 39.3 times average demand and a 9.5% rise in demand expressions. It was No. 9 on the list of overall TV show demand.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” dropped a spot to No. 5 on the digital originals chart with 31.3 times average demand and a 2% drop in demand expressions.

With the animated “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” at No. 6, Disney+ had four shows in the top 10 digital originals, while Netflix had five, including “The Crown” at No. 8, “Lucifer” at No. 9, and “The Witcher” at No. 10.

The top 10 original not from one of those two streamers was HBO Max’s “Titans” at No. 7.

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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.

‘WandaVision’ No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart for Fourth Week

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, remained No. 1 for a fourth consecutive week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended March 20. It had 44.8 times the demand of an average series after an 11.4% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” stayed No. 2 for a fourth week on the digital originals chart, with the show garnering 37 times the demand of the average show after a 9.5% dip in demand expressions. It was No. 10 on the overall list.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 35.9 times average demand and a 1.7% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” held onto the No. 4 spot on the digital originals chart with 31.9 times average demand and a 3.5% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Lucifer” moved up two spots on the digital chart to No. 8 with 23 times average demand as fans anticipate the currently-in-production season. A 9.4% spike in demand expressions was no doubt fueled by a Twitter exchange between stars Tom Ellis and DB Woodside after filming their final scene together.

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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 66.9 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.

‘WandaVision’ No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart for Third Week

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, remained No. 1 for a third consecutive week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended March 13. It had 50.7 times the demand of an average series, and was No. 3 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” stayed No. 2 for a third week on the digital originals chart, with the show garnering 40.9 times the demand of the average show. It was No. 10 on the overall list.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” stayed No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 35.3 times average demand.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” held onto the No. 4 spot on the digital originals chart with 30.9 times average demand.

Netflix’s “The Crown” rose a spot to No. 5 after Oprah’s widely seen interview with Meghan and Harry. It had 27.6 times average demand.

The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” rose to No. 8 on the digital originals demand chart. When it premiered last year, the show was slow out of the gate in terms of Parrot’s tracking, but has attracted a strong following and garnered a lot of attention the past few weeks thanks to awards recognition, most notably star Jason Sudekis winning the Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy series. Sudekis plays a U.S. college football coach recruited to coach an underperforming British Premier League soccer club.

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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 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.

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

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, remained No. 1 for a second consecutive week on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended March 6. With the show presenting its finale March 5, it had 66.1 times the demand of an average series, and a 3.6% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 5 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” stayed No. 2 for a second week on the digital originals chart, with expressions down 2.9% and the show garnering 51.2 times the demand of the average show. It was No. 8 on the overall list.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” rose a spot to No. 3 with 49.9 times average demand and expressions up 0.2%. It was No. 9 on the overall TV show list.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” dropped to No. 4 on the digital originals chart after a 10% drop in demand expressions, giving the show 46.8 times average demand.

The Disney+ animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” remained at No. 5 with 36.3 times average demand, while demand expressions were down 11% during the week.

Netflix’s “The Crown” rose a spot to No. 6 after a spike in demand expressions of 16.3% following its four Golden Globes wins Feb. 28, including Best Drama Series. It had 33.6 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 for the seventh week in a row was “Attack on Titan,” with 100 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.

‘WandaVision’ Takes Over No. 1 Spot on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart

“WandaVision,” the first Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, finally reached the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended Feb. 27. With the show airing its second-to-last episode during the week, it had 63.6 times the demand of an average series, and a 0.6% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 5 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” dropped to No. 2 on the digital originals chart, with expressions down 16.9% and the show garnering 52.6 times the demand of the average show. It was No. 7 on the overall list.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” stayed at No. 3 on the digital originals chart and No. 8 on the overall TV chart. Demand expressions dropped 1.5% to give the show 51.9 times average demand.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” stayed at No. 4 with 49.6 times average demand and expressions down 1.5%. It was No. 10 on the overall TV show list.

The Disney+ animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” remained at No. 5 with 40.6 times average demand, but demand expressions were up 19.2% during the week with the news that the spinoff series “The Bad Batch” would debut on Disney+ 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 for the sixth week in a row was “Attack on Titan,” with 105.4 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.